The Northern Information Governance Forum

The Northern Information Governance Forum is a not for profit organisation based in the North of England which provides a community for discussion of Information Governance and Cyber Security related issues. We run meetings and workshops on a regular basis which are designed to enable sharing of information and networking opportunities for all attendees regardless of business type.

What we do


We hold regular free events across the North of England with different Data Protection and Cyber Security topics.


Our regular events provide the perfect forum for IG professionals to meet and discuss the latest challenges.


We maintain a growing list of Information Governance resources available free of charge to our delegates.


We bring together community news from a variety of sources for our delegates' convenience.

Latest News

16th Sep

Online networking opportunities

Although we cannot currently meet in person, NIGF are now giving members the opportunity to network...

8th Jun

Become a member of NIGF

We would love to identify individuals who are working in information governance, data protection and IT...

17th Oct

A well attended NIGF launch event

On October 3rd, 2019 Information Governance and IT professionals from the North East, North West of...

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Our sponsors

NIGF provides regular free events to its delegates through the support of its sponsors, listed below. If you are interested in sponsoring NIGF, or one of its events, get in touch.

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Got something to talk about, resources to share or want to host an event?

We welcome contributions from our delegates, whether it's as guest speakers for our events, sharing useful resources or documents, or even a blog post. If you have something you think our delegates would be interested in, use the button below to get in touch!

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