Keeping our capital working for the UK


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.

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View a full list of last years events here.

Calendar of events

Mar 14 Wed

Annual London First MIPIM 2018 Lunch with Jules Pipe CBE, Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and Skills, GLA

Wednesday 14 March 12:00PM - 2:30PM

London First members are invited to London First’s annual flagship lunch with the Greater London Authority.


Sponsored by CBRE

Mar 14 Wed

London First MIPIM 2018 London Dinner - Women in London Real Estate; Juliemma McLoughlin, GLA

Wednesday 14 March 7:30PM - 10:00PM

A special evening celebrating women in real estate.


Sponsorship opportunities available.

Mar 15 Thu

The London Urban Transformation Commission – what next?

Thursday 15 March 12:00PM - 2:30PM

London First members are invited to a small roundtable lunch discussion on the latest findings from the London Urban Transformation Commission (LUTC).


Sponsorship opportunities available.

Mar 15 Thu

London First MIPIM 2018 Closing drinks reception

Thursday 15 March 5:00PM - 7:00PM

Networking drinks reception.


Hosted on the Arup yacht with a single sponsorship opportunity available.

Mar 20 Tue

Partner Dinner with Katie Perrior

Tuesday 20 March 7:00PM - 9:30PM

We are delighted to be hosting Katie Perrior as part of our series of partner dinners. Katie is former Director of Communications to the Prime Minister. Prior to this, she ran Boris Johnson’s PR during his 2008 and 2012 London election campaigns, and was senior press officer to David Davis during his time as shadow home secretary. Katie is Director of iNHouse Communications, which she co-founded in 2006.


Mar 22 Thu

Leading Resilient Organisations

Thursday 22 March 8:00AM - 10:30AM

What makes an effective resilient organisation? A good resilient organisation can successfully identify long-term challenges such as AI and climate change as well as build organisational agility to be able to absorb and adapt. The challenges can expose risks but also present opportunities. Those with the foresight to embrace change and prepare for it can reap competitive advantage.

This breakfast meeting will address the fundamental issues in leading resilient organisations in a turbulent age. The practical issues and implications will be analysed in an effort to identify success and measure progress.

Mar 27 Tue

Technology – harnessing its innovation at Transport for London

Tuesday 27 March 6:00PM - 8:30PM

Join us for a member briefing and reception with Michael Hurwitz, TfL’s Director of Transport Innovation, to get his take one the role technology can play in delivering the Mayor’s Transport Strategy, keeping London moving and see it get the best out of the future.


Apr 17 Tue

Active travel: breakfast discussion with Will Norman, London’s Walking and Cycling Commissioner

Tuesday 17 April 8:15AM - 10:00AM

More walking and cycling is part and parcel of London’s urban realm enhancements, and can play and increasing role in working hand in glove with London’s public transport networks. Join us to hear from London’s walking and cycling commissioner, Will Norman, on the role these active modes play in fulfilling the Mayor’s transport strategy.


Apr 19 Thu

London First London Awards dinner

Thursday 19 April 7:00PM - 10:30PM

London First is pleased to present the 7th Annual London First Awards, where key individuals, activities and projects will be recognised for their excellence in making London the best city in the world to work.

This gala black tie evening will welcome business leaders from across all industry sectors as well as London stakeholders.

The categories this year are:

• Improvement to Londoner’s Quality of Life
• Keeping London Moving
• Skills London Award
• Contribution to London’s Cultural Excellence
• Champion for London

The competition is now open.

For more information please visit

In the meantime, for any sponsorship or table booking queries, please contact Beena Chester on 020 7665 1574


London First Chairman’s breakfast with John Allan CBE

Tuesday 24 April 12:00AM

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.


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