April

April
25
6:00pm
25 April 2019 6:00pm – 9:30pm

Briefing reception with William Vereker, Prime Minister’s Business Envoy

Followed by a Partner dinner
Invitation only

Join us for a briefing reception with William Vereker, who was appointed the Prime Minister’ Business Envoy in September to boost Downing Street’s relations with business.

This event will be an excellent opportunity to discuss his priorities for engaging with the capital’s businesses at this crucial time.

Following the reception there will be a Partner dinner.



Hosted by Linklaters

April
30
12:00pm
30 April 2019 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Roundtable member lunch with Theo Blackwell, Chief Digital Officer for London

This event is now fully subscribed
Invitation only
Join us to hear from Theo Blackwell, the Chief Digital Officer for London, on his agenda for making London the world’s smartest city, ensuring that the capital’s status as a global tech hub helps transform the way public services are designed and delivered, making them more accessible, efficient and responsive to the needs of Londoners.

Hosted by Airbnb

May

May
1
8:00am
1 May 2019 8:00am – 9:45am

Annual Planning Update from MHCLG

Invitation only

Members are invited to join us for our annual planning update from the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government. Simon Gallagher, Director of Planning for the MHCLG will share intelligence on emerging planning policy and the Government’s response to recent consultations and reviews, including last year’s National Infrastructure Assessment. We also hope to get some insight on recent Secretary of State call-in decisions and the Draft New London Plan Examination in Public. 


 

Hosted by GL Hearn

May
15
8:15am
15 May 2019 8:15am – 9:30am

London First Chairman'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.

Hosted by KPMG

May
16
8:00am
16 May 2019 8:00am – 10:45am

The Apprenticeship Levy – what your business needs to know

London First Workshop for Hospitality, Retail and Leisure Members
Invitation only

Finding it hard to navigate what you can spend your Levy on? Looking for ways to make the most of your unspent levy before Government changes come into play? 

Join us for this one-stop-workshop, held jointly with the Greater London Authority and Department for Education, on all you need to know to make the Apprenticeship Levy work for your business. 

The story so far

May
23
8:00am
23 May 2019 8:00am – 9:45am

Old Kent Road Opportunity Area: Update

Invitation only

This event will bring together a panel of experts who are involved in bringing forward the Old Kent Road Opportunity Area to discuss progress and lessons learnt to date. The panel includes both the public and private sector perspective including those involved in developing the political and policy vision and those delivering schemes on the ground.

I do hope that you’ll be able to join us for what I’m sure will be a lively discussion. 

Hosting opportunity available

May
23
6:30pm
23 May 2019 6:30pm – 7:45pm

Growing Together – Investing in transport across the country. Member reception with Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP

Invitation only

Join us and the Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP for a discussion on the importance of transport investment across England’s major cities, ahead of the autumn Spending Review.

Following an opening contribution from the Secretary of State for Transport, a panel of speakers from across the country will explore common challenges and opportunities.

Hosted by PwC

June

June
12
8:00am
12 June 2019 8:00am – 10:00am

What is the future for Estate Regeneration in London?

Invitation only

An expert panel will consider the impact London’s new estate regeneration policy regime has had and look at whether there are broader structural market issues that will determine the future shape of estate regeneration. This event will analyse how London can both maximise the social impact of estate regeneration while increasing housing supply.

Hosted by Grant Thornton

July

July
2
8:15am
2 July 2019 8:15am – 9:30am

London First Chairman'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.
July
17
6:00pm
17 July 2019 6:00pm – 8:30pm

Funding, financing and building by the railways – Network Rail being open for business

Invitation only
Join us to hear direct from Network Rail’s Chief Financial Officer Jeremy Westlake as Network Rail looks to innovate on how the railways can be funded, financed and built.

This has taken on a new significance as the Government no longer has a pipeline of rail infrastructure investments from the public purse.

We will also have all the Network Rail business development directors for its London routes for a speed dating’-style networking reception after Jeremy’s remarks.

Hosted by Dentons

September

September
12
8:30am
12 September 2019 8:30am

London Infrastructure Summit 2019

Flagship Event

December

December
4
8:15am
4 December 2019 8:15am – 9:30am

London First Chairman'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.