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Retrofit Action Week is coming back to Greater Manchester!

Building on the 2023 campaign, RAW Greater Manchester 2024 will feature 'flagship' events:

  • the regional Retrofit Summit (AM's, 7-9 Oct, online)
  • the in-person Home Upgrade Show (10-11 Oct, Victoria Baths)
  • plus a range of satellite activities in and around the Greater Manchester community (over 05-13 Oct)

Maximising communication reach while providing the widest range of knowledge-sharing opportunities - RAW Greater Manchester is created for everyone interested in scaling up retrofit for the region's homes. RAW activity_icon_Transparent


Kim Yay
Greater Manchester Retrofit Summit

Retrofit Summit LogoAM's, 7-9 Oct 2024

Free to attend. Online over 3 mornings.

Strategic. Fast-paced. Focused.

  • Impact-driven programme, featuring insightful sessions, case-studies and panel debates
  • Hosted and themed breakout discussion rooms each morning
  • Unique gathering of regionally focused retrofit professionals
  • CPD proof of attendance available
  • Free to attend with super-flexible online format, with camera-on networking 


  • 7-9 Oct 2024
  • Online
  • Free
The Home Upgrade Show

The Home Upgrade Logo10-11 Oct 2024

Victoria Baths, Manchester

Free to attend. In-person.

Expo. Workshops. Theatre Sessions. Social.

A unique showcase of local and national retrofit product suppliers and service providers. This two-day sociable event plays a vital role in supporting the delivery of retrofit, locally, and building long-lasting relationships.

  • 50+ exhibitors offering a range of retrofit solutions and services
  • Practical workshops and demonstrations
  • Theatre Sessions: talks and panel programme each day
  • Networking and social events + meeting and workspaces provided
  • Inspiring centrally-located heritage venue
  • Free to attend with easy access to public transport



  • 10-11 Oct 2024
  • In-person
  • Free
Satellite activities

RAW 2024 Satellite icon_white5-13 Oct 2024

Live online and in-person activities throughout the RAW week 

Organisations, groups and individuals - wherever you are in Greater Manchester - you can run your own RAW 'satellite' activity in the community during the week (such as a retrofit-focused workshop or training session, Open Doors visits, podcast - it's up to you!) and/or participate in a range of retrofit and energy efficiency-related activities - as part of a RAW Greater Manchester week of action.

We will list your activity on our RAW GM listings page; you set up, promote and run your activity in your own way. 

 APPLY NOW for a RAW activity listing 

Cut-off date for Satellite Activity listings:

Fri 13 Sept 2024

  • 5-12 Oct 2024
  • Online; In-person
  • Free to attend
Be a RAW Greater Manchester Partner!

Have you got retrofit answers and solutions to share?

As a Partner, we’ll work closely with you to determine the best way for you to engage with the Retrofit Action Week audience. Whether you're a product, training, finance, or service provider, an academic, government, or community organisation, we value the contributions of businesses, local government, not-for-profit, and purpose-driven organisations in the evolving retrofit market.