Join us for the first Manchester Sitecore Technical User Group meetup of 2022. We have some great Talks from 4 Experts from the Sitecore Community and the oportunity to catchup with other Sitecore developers and network too. The event will be hosted at Code Computer Love in their amazing offices in the Northern Quarter, and they are kindly providing Beer and Pizza too. Please sign in and RSVP at the bottom of this page, so we can keep track of numbers for Food and Drinks.

Event Details

May 26, 2022 - 18:00


Code Computer Love
4th Floor, Sevendale House, Dale Street, Manchester, M1 1JA
The main entrance is on Dale Street, which is closed at 6pm, therefore from the main entrance on Dale Street, walk round the corner to Spear Street on the left hand side of the building. About half way down the street, you'll find a large, locked gate on the right - that's us!.


18:00 - Arrival and networking

18:15 - Content Hub CMP - SXA, editorial enhancements and lessons learned

Matt Knowles - Solutions Architect @ EPAM Systems

CMP provides a great way of pushing content to many destinations.SXA gives editors the ability to quickly create engaging content. Let's combine the two, using Content Hub scripting and extending the CMP import pipelines, to create a combined workflow where CMP pushes into SXA pages and components creating a CMP -> SXA workflow, extending both to provide a great editorial experience.

18:45 - Composing the DXP with Sitecore

Neil Killen - Technical Director & Sitecore MVP @ Valtech

Neil will demonstrate how to compose your digital experience platform using Sitecore's newly acquired products.

19:15 - Upgrading MVC to JSS - My Journey

Naga Bethu, Sitecore Lead @ HCL

Naga will share his journey of upgrading Sitecore from MVC to JSS. This covers out of the box deployment topologies for production, migration to dynamic placeholders, Rest vs GraphQl consideration and more!

19:45 - Discover Discover

Sumith Damodaran - Sr. Product Manager - Experience Platform @ Sitecore, Rui Ewald - Director - Product Management @ Sitecore

Sumith will Introduce Discover (the new Product Discovery Platform from Sitecore), and demonstrate the platform capabilities and integration options it provides. A demo will also be given on how Pages & Widgets can be created using the platform.

20:20 - Networking

20:30 - Close