This post is for all you tech business owners out there who are planning on finding themselves in or around the UK’s great capital at some point this year.
London, being one of the world’s hottest tech hotspots, is never short of startup, tech, or app-themed events, and below we’ve put together a list of the most exciting ones coming up in 2016. So get your calendars out and start planning for your next networking round! We hope to see you there.
Top London Tech Events Of 2016
Smart IoT London
You’ll have to be fast to secure a place at this year’s Smart IoT London, but you’ll be glad you did. This two-day event will host 160 of the world’s leading experts in IoT presenting in-depth technical and business case studies, and will be the perfect place to network and source ideas, inspiration, products and services from 100 leading suppliers.
With the top minds in analytics coming together to discuss the burning issues that surround the field, the Predictive Analytics Innovation Summit will provide delegates with the opportunity to gain valuable insight ensuring they leave with a greater knowledge and understanding.
Startup Grind’s continuous world tour will land in London in June. With interviews, startup mixers and conferences, there will be ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead.
Software Design & Development 2016 is jam-packed, 5-day event in May this year, right at the heart of the UK capital. With over 100 sessions and workshops, you cannot afford to miss out on this one. It's a perfect place to meet pro developers and submerge in the IT world.
Topics include: Angular 2.0, C# 6.0, Microservices, ASP.NET Core 1.0, Async Programming, Software Project Design, Agile Architecture, Clean Code, TDD, Functional Programming, CQRS, Debugging, NoSQL, Continuous Delivery, ASP.NET Core MVC, TypeScript, Big Data, DDD, Identity & Security, and much more.
If you want to find the very best of Europe’s hottest tech startups, then you can do no better than attend The Europas. A one day conference and award ceremony, there will be speakers from all over the globe, discussion groups, and the chance to meet and network with some of Europe’s most important investors and founders. From the newest companies to mid and late stage technology startups, the event finishes with a stunning awards ceremony, dinner and party.
Founders Forum is a private network of the leading digital and technology entrepreneurs. This represents the top end of the digital startup network – to become a Founder member you must have started a digital/technology business that is valued in excess of $500M USD (at last fund raise, sale, or current market cap). The exclusivity of this invite-only event makes it one of the most eagerly anticipated on the calendar. The private network brings together over 3,000 of the world’s best, brightest and most inspirational digital entrepreneurs, who engage in open debate, brainstorming, discussion and problem solving.
London Technology Week is a festival of events, taking place across the UK’s capital and representing the entire technology ecosystem. A true get-together of the world’s best and brightest tech specialists in London for a variety of networking, social, learning and business opportunities.
Another opportunity to network with only the brightest and award-winning best tech business, the Digital Masters Awards, now in its third year, brings to the fore the talented individuals behind the headlines. Talented executives responsible for delivering innovation and growth – the hallmarks of the European digital revolution – are celebrated at this unique event.
The Cloud and DevOps World Forum is an in-depth event that would be particularly suited to CIOs looking to expand their network and gain new ideas about the future of the cloud in business. There will be many chances to review business opportunities and new revenue streams that are open to you through cloud computing – and meet the people who could make it happen for your business.
The Festival Of Marketing is the Guinness World Record holder for the “Largest Marketing Session”, and is an absolute must for all tech business owners to attend. With more than 200 speakers, workshops, awards, experience rooms and training, the festival is a unique experience where ambitious marketers can discover, learn, celebrate and shape the future together.