Bartec Municipal Technologies

BUG North West 2022

Don’t miss our North West User Group event in Manchester City Centre!

On 8th September ’22, Bartec users from the across the north of England will gather to network, discover new possibilities and share plans for the future.

Lunch and refreshments are, of course, provided and we will be supported on the day by leading partners in the industry.

Register now to join your fellow Collective users and share your experiences, plans and expertise.

How to Get There

The venue is

51 Lever Street
M1 1FN

For maps and directions from where you live, please click here.


To be confirmed.

9:00 Registration and Refreshments

9:30 Session 1

Welcome Address

Keynote from our Managing Director, exploring what council waste services can learn from the world of online dating.

Tim Hobbs

Collective Performance

Introducing Collective Performance, a consolidated environment to make waste collection more sustainable and effective.


Collective Safety

How councils are using technology to transform their approach to safety, from risk assessments to crew monitoring


10:45 Coffee and Cake

Relax with tea, coffee and cakes, meet your fellow users and get hands-on with some of our latest technology.

11:15 Session 2 – Flash Demonstrations

Video Killed the Radio Star

How can you safely implement mobile communications with vehicle crews? We’ll show you how Collective might replace radios with a safer, cheaper alternative.



Improving Assisted Collections

How can Collective help you improve assisted collection performance?

We have implemented significant enhancements recently – get hands-on with the new features and get them implemented!



Daily Debriefing

Do you have an effective end-of-route debrief? We’re adding a fast and simple online debrief function so you can quickly capture key performance data from your crews and act on it.



Missed Bin Processing

The data you already have in Collective, and enhanced information from telematics, cameras and vehicle systems can improve your response to missed bin complaints and help you understand why they occur.

In this session we will discuss how customer-facing and back-office Collective systems can make missed bin processing better.



Balancing Act

Keeping your routes balanced and productive is important to service delivery and crew morale. We’ll show you new functionality to reveal the hidden productivity in your existing operation and how to unlock it.



12: 30   LUNCH

13:30 Session 3

Collective Communities

Learn how Collective Communities can put your services right in the hands of residents, with or without CRM and web-forms.


Client Presentations

Presentations from the user community.


Training and Consulting

Introducing our new training team and new packages to help your crews and back-office staff get the best from their system.

Kate Raynor

15:00 Refreshments and Open Discussions

15:30 Open Discussions

Roadmap and Q & A

What’s next for product and service development?

Tim Hobbs

Device Clinic

Anything you want to know about mobile devices, Aidan and Kane can advise. If you’ve got a specific question bring along a device and we’ll help you.

Aidan McNiffe, Kane Berry

Process Clinic

If you’ve got specific processes that you’d like to improve, drop in and pick our brains. We’ve probably dealt with something similar already and we’d love to help!

Kate Raynor, Tim Hobbs

Do you have a story to tell?

We will feature success stories from our clients on the day.  If you’ve got something to share we’d love to hear from you!


What To Expect

Take a look at some footage from a previous User Group.

We want to help you do better

Our better promise

We’re here to help you towards a better future with a happier public.

Here to help you serve the public better

Here to help you provide better public services

Here to help you provide better joined-up systems