January

January
28
6:45pm
28 January 2020 6:45pm

Building London Planning Awards 2020

Flagship Event

January
30
8:30am
30 January 2020 8:30am

Building London Summit 2020

Flagship Event

February

February
12
8:00am
12 February 2020 8:00am – 10:00am

London First Annual General Meeting 2020 and Manifesto for London Strategy Session

Invitation only

Please join us for our annual AGM, followed by our Manifesto for London Strategy Session with guest speaker Deborah Mattinson of BritainThinks. This will be an opportunity for you to feed into the key asks we will make of the next Mayor and his/​her team, as part of a programme of insight gathering from senior business executives across our Board and membership.

February
13
8:00am
13 February 2020 8:00am – 9:30am

Breakfast briefing with Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council

Invitation only

As part of our series of events with the leaders of London’s most vibrant boroughs, please join us for a breakfast briefing with Councillor Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council.

This event will be an excellent opportunity to meet the Leader and to discuss both his priorities for Islington and the key challenges and opportunities for growth in the borough.

Hosting opportunities available

March

March
9
7:00pm
9 March 2020 7:00pm – 10:30pm

MIPIM 2020 - Landing Drinks reception

Invitation only

Please join us with the key players from London’s property industry as we kick off MIPIM 2020 at London Firsts’ landing drinks reception: a prime opportunity to spark those early conversations before the week in Cannes gets into full swing. 

March
10
12:00pm
10 March 2020 12:00pm – 2:30pm

MIPIM 2020 - Housing Lunch with Cllr. Darren Rodwell, London Councils

Invitation only

As part of our MIPIM programme, we are running a lunch on London’s housing challenges — and opportunities — which will include contributions from, amongst others, Councillor Darren Rodwell, Executive Member for Housing and Planning, London Councils and Leader of Barking and Dagenham. 

Co hosted by Arcadis & Weston Homes

March
10
7:30pm
10 March 2020 7:30pm – 10:00pm

MIPIM 2020 - London Government Dinner

Invitation only

We are delighted to invite you to the London Government dinner, in partnership with London Councils, at MIPIM 2020.

This dinner will convene a mix of London First Members and senior representatives from the GLA, London Councils and the London Boroughs.

Co-Hosted by Ashurst and Gerald Eve

March
12
5:00pm
12 March 2020 5:00pm – 7:00pm

MIPIM 2020 - Closing Drinks Reception

Invitation only

The London First team is delighted to invite you to our final networking event before the sun sets on MIPIM 2019.

This evening gathering, kindly co-hosted by Arup, takes place aboard their yacht adjacent to the Palais des Festivals*.

 

Hosted by Arup

March
18
8:15am
18 March 2020 8:15am – 9:30am

London First Chair's breakfast with Paul Drechsler CBE

Invitation only

These informal breakfast roundtables provide senior business leaders in membership with the opportunity to give and take on current trends and the key challenges they face in the Capital and the rest of the UK.

Given the new government is led by a Prime Minister we’ve worked with before, the upcoming Mayoral election and the ongoing challenges around skills, housing and transport, these events will be lively and informative. All discussions take place under the Chatham House rule.

Hosted by WeWork

May

May
14
7:00pm
14 May 2020 7:00pm – 11:30pm

Leading Londoners - the London First Awards

Public

Celebrating your city and what makes it one of the most exciting places to live, work and invest.

We’ll champion the people, projects and innovations that make this possible at Leading Londoners, the London First Awards, brought to you by the capital’s leading business group.

May
26
8:15am
26 May 2020 8:15am – 9:30am

London First Chair's breakfast with Paul Drechsler CBE

Invitation only
These informal breakfast roundtables provide senior business leaders in membership with the opportunity to give and take on current trends and the key challenges they face in the Capital and the rest of the UK.

Given the new government is led by a Prime Minister we’ve worked with before, the upcoming Mayoral election and the ongoing challenges around skills, housing and transport, these events will be lively and informative. All discussions take place under the Chatham House rule.

Hosted by DLA Piper