London Technology Week 2016 to host record number of events

London Technology Week 2016 is expected to see a record number of events take place across the capital from 20-26 June.

250 events are currently listed for the week, surpassing the previous record of 228 events hosted in 2015. This year’s events will take place in locations including: the Gherkin, IMAX Theatre, The Olympic Park and the London Stock Exchange.

Some events during the week include:

·         John Lewis (JLABS): Up on the Roof – Innovation, Talent and Drink

·         Olswang: Is VR Really the Future of Content?

·         Re Work: Future of Food Summit

·         WIRED Money

·         Ford: Changing the way the world moves

·         2016 Most Influential Women in UK Tech

·         MasterCard & London & Partners: Beyond finance: How London FinTech innovations are transforming our lives

·        Stack Overflow: Tech Talent: Developing Our Future

·        Your Life: Fast track your future

·         Tech London Advocates Creative Tech – How to be successful with the Big Players:

This year’s range of events will shine a spotlight on London’s technology sector, focussing on five key streams: business, innovation, talent and diversity, growth and networking.

The week will kick off with a launch event on 20 June. Hosted by London & Partners, the mayor of London’s promotional company, the event will focus on London as hub for the convergence of technology with traditional industries.

Gordon Innes, CEO of London & Partners said: “The record level of events at this year’s London Technology Week offers further proof of the attractiveness and diversity of London’s tech sector. With an array of world class venues across the city, a high concentration of global decision-makers and numerous networking and cultural activities, London is the leading destination for international business events and festivals.”

Kevin Pearce, London Technology Week event director, UBM EMEA said: “No other festival of live events offers such a diverse range of networking, learning and business opportunities. Since its launch in 2014, London Technology Week has hosted delegations from every corner of the tech community.”

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