We organise kick-ass hackathons

all over the uk

Who We Are

We are Gemma Cameron (@ruby_gem) Joe Swan (@TheAllSeeingPie), two software professionals working in the North, along with Claire Foster (@squarejazz) Manchester's Tech Community event organiser extraordinaire.

We all have a passion for putting bright people together at conferences, workshops and social meetups.


HAC100 is the trading name of HackManchester C.I.C. HackManchester is a registered Community Interest Company.



We collaborate with other organisations and not for profit companies to deliver the best community events we can.

George Konsta (@konstant_g) social entrepreneur and our business brain. George is helping us to become a sustainable C.I.C.

Damian Payton (@damianpayton) from Hive Learning Networks is our learning expert and youth translator and we partner to bring you Manchester Youth Hacks.

Simon Smith (@vauncey) games designer, producer and networker. Co-founder of Gameopolis. We collaborate to bring you JAMCHESTER.




Why We Do This

To showcase and benefit Manchester's tech community by promoting, celebrating and teaching technical skills through workshops and events throughout Manchester and the North West region.



Sponsors Include

GCHQ, Microsoft, AutoTrader, Co-op, Google Cloud Platform, Unreal, Sony, Unity, Thales UK, Web Applications UK, The LADBible, SKY, Rentalcars.com, SIEMENS, Valtech UK, AO.com and Barclays.

"HAC100 is a really slick setup that brings together great people, fun ideas and innovative solutions. An intense 24 hours where everyone rises to the challenge, has a great time solving a problem and learns something new"