From large-scale networking events, bringing together senior political and business leaders, to small-scale consultations which engage members and stakeholders in our policy development, London First runs a wide range of events.
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Calendar of events
Breakfast Briefing with Steve Quartermain CBE, Chief Planner, Department of Communities and Local Government
Tuesday 08 August 8:15AM - 9:30AM
London First members are invited to a breakfast discussion on the Government planning reform agenda, with Steve Quartermain CBE, Chief Planner at the Department of Communities and Local Government. INVITATION ONLY
Wednesday 23 August 6:30PM - 8:30PM
London’s Night Tube service was launch last summer on the Central and Victoria Lines. One year later the service has proven more popular than forecast predicted. Five Underground lines now run 24 hours on weekend, with a new Overground service beginning later in the year. A new report by EY reveals the boost to London’s […]
Tuesday 05 September 8:15AM - 9:30AM
A regular meeting with business leaders from across London First members, the chairman’s breakfasts are hosted by John Allan CBE. This is the ideal opportunity to engage a lively and informal debate about the key challenges facing London and what we can do to help address them. INVITATION ONLY
Tuesday 12 September 8:00AM - 10:00AM
How can the Mayor support new and growing businesses in London? The Mayor’s housing strategy and the Government’s Housing White paper all emphasise the need for a broader housing market. A range of providers both new and established will explore how they have grown their business while representatives from DCLG and the GLA will provide […]
Wednesday 13 September 7:00PM - 9:30PM
A dinner with London Underground’s Managing Director, Mark Wild, will take place the evening before the Summit on Wednesday 13 September at Whitehall Palace, Banqueting House. During the dinner, we look forward to hearing Mark Wild’s views on the challenges and opportunities facing London’s transport system to support the capital’s continued growth The dinner will […]
Thursday 14 September 8:00AM - 6:30PM
London First is pleased to present the London Infrastructure Summit 2017. Building on the success of previous years, this year’s summit will provides an early opportunity to explore the implications of the new government for London’s infrastructure. Confirmed speakers and participants include: Jesse Norman MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Roads, Local Transport and […]
Friday 15 September 2:00PM - 4:00PM
A forum for structured information sharing and networking on policies and decisions affecting the success of retail and hospitality sectors in London. INVITATION ONLY
Monday 18 September 6:00PM - 8:00PM
The retail landscape in London has seen some fundamental shifts since the turn of the century, and those will only increase in coming years. London is a laboratory, testing ground and early adopter for new technologies, services, and lifestyles. Retailers are responding by transforming physical infrastructure, supply chains and in-store experiences to meets the demands […]
The Mayor’s Housing Strategy: A briefing with James Murray, Deputy Mayor for Housing and Residential Development
Wednesday 20 September 8:15AM - 9:45AM
The Mayor’s Housing Strategy sets out the steps being taken by the Mayor to increase housebuilding, provides further information about the various funding programmes run by the GLA, and highlights other measures the Mayoralty is undertaking with regard to housing. The draft strategy is due to be published this summer. Join us for a briefing […]
Thursday 21 September 8:00AM - 10:30AM
With a growing population, London is expected to require an extra 200 million litres per day of potable water by 2025. This has to be found from a variety of resources, as well as from savings or reuse. Furthermore, to meet the most severe droughts, longer drought permits and orders, and water restrictions lasting nine […]