The MD Club provides a forum for regional business leaders and key academics to exchange knowledge and ideas for future partnerships.

Launched in 2015, the MD Club is led by the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University.


  • To provide a series of networking events and workshops to inspire and inform industry / academia partnerships
  • To provide the opportunity to hear innovative and forward-thinking keynote speakers
  • To demonstrate best-practice for collaborations from other industry members
  • To offer networking opportunities with key academics from both universities
  • To support economic growth in the Sheffield City Region

Previous events have covered topics such as; exploring what’s possible through collaboration, the importance of design in innovation, the benefits of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, how to create a culture of innovation, the future vision for the Sheffield City Region and developing digital skills to ensure productivity.


Please get in touch for further information or to enquire about membership.


Upcoming Events

  • Summer Social, in partnership with Sheffield Chamber Posted on Monday 14th May, 2018

    Join us for our upcoming summer social hosted in partnership with Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, a valued partner of the MD Club. Date:        Tuesday 19th June 2018 Time:        5.30pm-8.30pm Venue:     INC, Krynkl, 294 Shalesmoor Sheffield, S3 8UL