London Tech Week 2024, scheduled for June 10th to 14th, 2024, draws together over 45,000 participants, including innovators, investors, and tech leaders. The five-day festival features over 350 speakers, including Prime Minister The Rt Hon Rishi Sunak, Keir Starmer, Leader of the Labour Party, and technology visionaries like Aron Gelbard from Bloom & Wild, and Alex Kendall from Wayve. Unfolding at Olympia London, then event provides an expansive platform for knowledge exchange, networking, and exploration.
In recent decades, the tech landscape in the UK has evolved to establish itself as the primary tech hub in Europe. Boasting more tech “unicorns” – businesses valued at $1 billion or more – than any other European country, the UK has solidified its position as the leading digital economy within the G20.
London Tech Week is a dynamic and comprehensive celebration of technology and innovation, bringing together innovators, investors, serial entrepreneurs, and multinational organisations at the forefront to address global challenges through technology.
London Tech Week 2024 is poised to attract a diverse audience of 45,000 participants over a dynamic five-day span, offering an extensive program of 75 hours of enriching content. This global festival serves as a nexus for innovators, investors, and serial entrepreneurs, fostering collaboration and idea exchange on an international scale.
Held at the prestigious Olympia London, the event boasts the support of influential leaders in the tech industry, including luminaries such as Alex Mahon, CEO of Channel 4; Brent Hoberman CBE, Co-Founder and Executive Chair of Founders Forum Group; and Poppy Gustafsson OBE, CEO of Darktrace, among other notable figures.
Featured speakers at the event include Prime Minister The Rt Hon Rishi Sunak and Labour Party Leader Keir Starmer and tech visionaries like Aron Gelbard from Bloom & Wild and Alex Kendall from Wayve.
Why London Tech Week is one of the major tech events?
Conceived in 2014 and orchestrated by London & Partners, UBM, Tech London Advocates, and ExCeL London, London Tech Week is a five day festival of innovation and collaborative initiatives that shape the future of technology.
A journey that began in 2014, London Tech Week is today the Europe’s largest gathering of tech events with over 200 curated sessions and a formidable attendance of 40,000 delegates. An event where tech entrepreneurs shared the stage with political heavyweights like Boris Johnson and Michael Bloomberg, it laid the foundation for an annual celebration of tech innovation in the heart of London.
With speakers including Ronan Harris, MD Google UK & Ireland, Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, Kristo Kaarman, CEO of TransferWise, and Nicholas Cary (Co-Founder Blockchain.com), the event is the curator of over 200 tech events in Europe with a formidable attendance of over 40,000 delegates.
The previous editions drew together a community of over 20,000 participants, featuring insights from 300 speakers across five dynamic days and hosting over 60 events. With a social reach of 7 million and a staggering press reach of 3.8 billion, the event’s influence and reach has been pervasive.
The backing of influential tech leaders such as Alex Mahon, Brent Hoberman CBE, and Poppy Gustafsson OBE further amplifies the stature of London Tech Week. As CEO of Channel 4, Co-Founder of Founders Forum Group, and CEO of Darktrace, respectively, these figures not only endorse but actively contribute to the event, emphasising its status as a preferred platform for industry players and thought leaders.
Beyond numerical metrics, London Tech Week serves as a nexus for collaboration, innovation, and idea exchange, providing an invaluable space for attendees to immerse in the latest trends, glean insights from experts, and forge meaningful connections. The event is supported by key entities like the Mayor of London and sponsored by prominent organizations, including Founders Forum Group and Tech London Advocates.
London Tech Week 2024: What to Expect
London Tech Week, scheduled from the 10th to the 14th of June 2024, promises to be a pivotal event in the global tech calendar. With an anticipated 45,000 participants, spanning innovators, investors, and tech leaders, this dynamic festival will unfold over five days, featuring more than 75 hours of content delivered by 350 speakers across 70 events. A beacon for the international tech ecosystem, London Tech Week gathers talents from over 90 countries, converging at the new venue, Olympia London, to explore, connect, and drive the future of technology.
London Tech Week is supported by influential leaders in the tech industry, including Alex Mahon, CEO of Channel 4; Brent Hoberman CBE, Co-Founder and Executive Chair of Founders Forum Group; and Poppy Gustafsson OBE, CEO of Darktrace, among others. The speakers at the event include Prime Minister The Rt Hon Rishi Sunak, Keir Starmer, Leader of the Labour Party, and technology visionaries like Aron Gelbard from Bloom & Wild, and Alex Kendall from Wayve.
Participants gain insights into the latest tech trends, investment opportunities, and groundbreaking innovations. From discussions led by industry pioneers to interactive showcases, London Tech Week 2024 will be a hub of knowledge exchange, fostering collaboration and driving the global tech ecosystem forward.
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