The Internet of Things (IoT) Tech Expo Event returns to London today for its second year.

Taking place at the Olympia, the show will bring together key industries from across the world for two days of top level content, solution-based case studies and discussion.

Industries involved include manufacturing, transport, health, logistics, government, energy, insurance, agriculture, retail and automotive.

Around 6,000 attendees are expected to take in more than 200 speakers and more than 100 exhibitors.

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The event runs from today, January 23, until January 24.

BusinessCloud’s next event is titled The Future of Manchester's Digital Tech Scene, and will be held at the UKFast Campus in Hulme, Manchester, on January 27.

Manchester is the biggest digital tech cluster in the North with a growing ecosystem of tech entrepreneurs and scale-ups, co-working spaces and accelerators, investors and business angels, and accelerating business growth organisations such as the Business Growth Hub.

The Hub and BusinessCloud have joined forces to hear from some of the digital tech businesses across Greater Manchester and meet some of the local entrepreneurial talent.

Here is a round-up of events in the North West and throughout the UK over the next four weeks.

Check beck for an updated diary.

This week

Monday 23 January,  IoT Tech Expo Global 2017, Olympia, Hammersmith Rd, London, W14 8UX, United Kingdom

Wednesday 25 January, Action for Business Wigan, Leigh Sports Stadium/Village, Sale Way, WN7 4JY, more info

Thursday 26 January: Insider residential property awards

Thursday 26 January: Prolific North northern digital awards, Leeds

Thursday 26 January: Latest on child online safety in the UK: technology, education and policy priorities, TBC, Central London, more info

Thursday 26 January, Finance & Investment Forum, London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Sq, more info

Friday 27 January: Property & Construction Networking Lunch, The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley Street, Manchester, more info

Friday 27 January: The Hub and BusinessCloud's The Future of Manchester's Digital Tech Scene, UKFast, 1 Archway, Birley Fields, Manchester, M15 5QJ, more info

Next week

Monday 30 January: TableCrowd dinner with Tech City News: Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare, The Happenstance, 1a Ludgate Hill, London, United Kingdom, EC4M 7AA, more info

Wednesday 1 February: Smart Cities UK Conference & Expo, more info

Thursday 2 February: Pro-manchester Made In Manchester awards, Hilton Hotel Manchester, Deansgate

Two weeks

Tuesday 7 February: Hot Topics: Funding UK Growth Companies, Square Patton Boggs, Manchester, more info

Wednesday 8 February: Code Club: Wirral (for kids), Mosslands School, Wallasey, more info

Friday 10 February to Sunday 12 February: Manchester City and Google Hackathon, Etihad Stadium, more info

Friday 10 February: Place North West mayoral debate event, Midland Hotel 5.30pm, more info

Three weeks

Tuesday 14 February: Tech Startups, UKFast, 1 Archway, Birley Fields, Manchester, M15 5QJ

Tuesday 14 February: Manchester Digital Skills Festival Mcr, more info

Tuesday 14 February: What the US Presidential Election Means for Financial Markets, more info

Wednesday 15 February: Prolific North Live, Event City, Trafford Centre, Manchester  

Wednesday 15 February: Business Women's Network The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley Street, Manchester, more info

Thursday 16 February: Digital Opportunities: Property Tech with Virgin Media Business Holiday Inn, Manchester Centre, more info

Thursday 16 February: International Trade Forum Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester, more info

Friday 17 February: Focus on tech scene in Manchester, UKFast, 1 Archway, Birley Fields, Manchester, M15 5QJ, more info