Events

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.

Event details on our website are for information purposes only. If you wish to be involved in any of these events – as an attendee, speaker, sponsor or host – please contact the person listed.

For a full list of our events please click here.

View a full list of last years events here.

Calendar of events

Jun 07 Wed

Brexit: One Year On. The Challenge of Securing UK’s Borders

Wednesday 07 June 8:00AM - 10:30AM

This briefing will launch the second of our reports on the post-Brexit situation. The report will examine the challenges around the prospect of ‘no deal’ and new trading partnerships as they may affect border security. The briefing and report will look at the legal regulations and obligations in areas such as the Irish border and […]

Jun 13 Tue

A briefing with the Deputy Mayor for Business, Rajesh Agrawal, on the Mayor’s Economic Development Strategy

Tuesday 13 June 8:30AM - 10:30AM

The Mayor is producing an Economic Development Strategy (EDS), alongside the London Plan, the Mayor’s Transport Strategy and other statutory strategies. This event is an opportunity for guests to hear the Deputy Mayor for Business, Rajesh Agrawal, outline how the Mayor intends to deliver his jobs and growth strategy. Attendees will also have an opportunity […]

Jun 22 Thu

London First Business Lunch with John Allan CBE, Chairman, London First

Thursday 22 June 12:15PM - 2:30PM

London First is pleased to present our third annual London Summer Business Lunch, bringing together around 200 of London’s business and political leaders. We look forward to hearing from our Guest Speaker, Baroness Neville-Rolfe DBE CMG. Baroness Neville-Rolfe was appointed Commercial Secretary to the Treasury in December 2016 and, before that was a minister at the […]

Jun 26 Mon

Borough Leader Briefing: Exploring the Development Potential of Crossrail 2 in Kingston

Monday 26 June 8:00AM - 10:00AM

Kingston Borough leader Kevin Davis will brief members on his work in Kingston and in particular the development opportunities associated with Crossrail 2. Kingston has 10 stations within its boundary and a further 2 stations fall within the 1km radius of the borough. There are clear opportunities for densification however several questions arise: What scope […]

Jun 27 Tue

Placemaking in London

Tuesday 27 June 8:00AM - 9:45AM

Please join us for the launch of London First’s report outlining our key recommendations for delivering better placemaking in the Capital. INVITATION ONLY

Jun 28 Wed

London First Event: Delivering growth in an historic environment - how should the London Plan strike the right balance?

Wednesday 28 June 8:00AM - 9:45AM

Large areas of London are covered by heritage designations including conservation areas, listed buildings, world heritage sites and protected views and vistas, which bring challenges in delivering growth and development. Please join us for panel style debate with Historic England and industry experts to explore how the London Plan can strike the right balance to […]

Jul 04 Tue

Kick Starting Housing Development in London: A Breakfast Briefing with the Homes and Communities Agency about the Home Building Fund

Tuesday 04 July 8:15AM - 9:30AM

The £3 billion Home Building Fund was launched towards the end of 2016 to provide Government finance for development, infrastructure and innovation to increase housebuilding. The Fund still has billions to loan and invest and is actively seeking development opportunities in London. Join us for a conversation with senior officials from the Homes and Communities […]

Jul 04 Tue

Leadership event with Mervyn Davies, Lord Davies of Abersoch CBE

Tuesday 04 July 5:45PM - 7:30PM

Please join us to hear Lord Mervyn Davies CBE, in conversation with the Chair, Craig Mackey, Deputy Commissioner, MPS on the priorities for leaders in the post Brexit era. Lord Davies is Chairman of the Royal Academy of Arts Trustees and Chairman of the Garden Bridge Trust and formerly was Minister for Trade, Investment, Small […]

Jul 07 Fri

Preventing, Interdicting and Mitigating Lone-Actor Extremism

Friday 07 July 8:00AM - 10:30AM

After terrorist incidents in Nice, Berlin, Paris, Stockholm and recently London, attention has been refocused on attacks by so called lone-actor extremists. Based on findings from an EU-funded academic project, this briefing will look at the patterns of lone-actor radicalisation and how the phenomenon can be prevented or mitigated. With case studies from Israel, the […]

Jul 13 Thu

London First Chairman’s breakfast with John Allan CBE

Thursday 13 July 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 in a lively and informal debate about the key challenges facing London and what we can do to help address them. INVITATION ONLY

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