September

September
24
8:00am
24 September 2019 8:00am – 10:30am

Skilling London series: Working Breakfast

A framework for collaboration
Public

Following on from our launch event with the Deputy Mayor for Skills which will set out why its crucial for business, education and government to work together to provide the skills London needs, this working session takes the next step and will ask, in a rapidly changing workplace what does good collaboration look like and how do we deliver this?

To register your interest, email lfevents@​londonfirst.​co.​uk

September
27
8:00am
27 September 2019 8:00am – 11:00am

What business needs to know on the post-Brexit immigration system, deal or no deal

Member Briefing
Public

The future skills-based immigration system white paper, launched in December, laid out the Government’s plans to introduce a new single immigration system, ending free movement. With only weeks to go until the 31st October Brexit deadline, fundamental questions are being raised around the impact of a no deal Brexit on employers and EU and international workers.

September
29
8:00pm
29 September 2019 8:00pm – 9:30pm

The London Reception - Conservative Party Conference

Inside the secure zone
Invitation only

Join us at our annual London reception, hosted by Peabody, to kick off the Conservative Party conference.

Amongst our guests, we look forward to welcoming the Mayoral candidate, Shaun Bailey, politicians and opinion formers from across the capital.

The reception will present an excellent opportunity to discuss the priorities for London business, whilst strengthening relationships. 

Sponsored by Peabody

October

October
8
8:00am
8 October 2019 8:00am – 10:00am

What's in Store: Facilitating meanwhile uses (Joint London First and Planning Officers Society event)

Invitation only

As part of our What’s in store: London’s transforming High Streets series, we are convening a roundtable workshop to bring together members of London First and the Planning Officers Society London to discuss how best to facilitate meanwhile uses in high streets and town centres. We will consider the challenges posed to town planners and operators in maintaining or regenerating high streets. 

October
10
6:00pm
10 October 2019 6:00pm – 9:30pm

Has modular construction's time finally come?

Invitation only

Join us as we discuss how modern methods of construction can become the mainstream to deliver the homes the country needs, at scale and pace. Over dinner, we will explore what we mean by modern methods of construction, along with the opportunities, challenges and barriers to using these.  


Hosted by Arcadis

October
15
7:00pm
15 October 2019 7:00pm – 9:30pm

Growing Together: A private dinner with Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region

Invitation only
Steve Rotheram is the first Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, elected in 2017, with ambitious plans to turn Liverpool and the surrounding area into a global city region. This dinner forms part of our Growing Together programme and is delivered in partnership with the north-west business group, Downtown in Business.

Hosted by Jacobs

November

November
15
9:30am
15 November 2019 9:30am – 16 November 2019 4:00pm

Skills London 2019

Public

Brought to you by London First and delivered with Prospects Events, Skills London is the UK’s biggest jobs and careers event for 15 – 24 year olds, taking place on 15 & 16 November 2019 at ExCeL, from 9.30a

Flagship Event

November
20
5:30pm
20 November 2019 5:30pm – 8:00pm

Inspirational Leaders Series ‘In conversation with Rory Sutherland’

Invitation only

Rory Sutherland often referred to as the Advertising Guru’, is a unique thought leader who decodes human behaviour – he looks for unseen opportunities’ — the very small contextual changes which can have enormous effects on the decisions people make and transform the way that people act and think.  

Hosting

December

December
4
8:15am
4 December 2019 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. This year’s events will focus on London First’s Next Horizon project which aims to understand how we can keep London at the top of its game following our exit from the European Union. All members are encouraged to send a CEO, Chair or equivalent leader so that we can gather as broad and diverse set of views.
December
4
6:00pm
4 December 2019 6:00pm – 8:30pm

The London Plan- the outcome of the Examination in Public (EiP) process

Invitation only

This event will give members the opportunity to discuss the Examination in Public (EiP) process with the Deputy Mayor and Jennifer Peters, the GLA’s Lead Officer on the London Plan, and hear first-hand how the Mayor is responding to the Inspectors’ report and intending to take the Plan forward to adoption.

Hosted by BNP Paribas Real Estate

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 – 6:30pm

Building London 2020

Who has the perfect vision for London?
Public

As the 2020 Mayoral election approaches, London First’s Building London summit will analyse and debate the future of the capital’s built environment for the next four-year Mayoral term.

Central London venue, with further details available soon.