About London Tech Week
London Tech Week provides the tech eco-system with a platform to come together to drive change. This year, the agenda supports economic recovery in a sustainable, inclusive and resilient manner and addresses challenges, from bridging the digital divide to battling the Covid-19 pandemic.
Our mission is to build a better,more inclusive, digital world by gathering the world’s most inspirational founders, global leaders, senior investors and rising stars to collaborate and discuss the vital role of technology on society.
London Tech Week will take place in a week-long Festival, 20-24 September 2021. Whilst content will be available online, we also look forward to hosting key moments across the city, from highly curated and safe sessions, to round-tables, activations and networking moments.
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Our 2021 Themes
Leaders & Innovation connects innovators and entrepreneurs to accelerate growth and drive positive change to ensure tech is for everyone and impactful innovation thrives.
Investment explores the entire ecosystem of funding & investment in technology through flagship start-up programmes to the world’s biggest Tech Festivals.
Knowledge & Skills contributes to creating a digital nation of significance through upskilling opportunities, discussing challenges and opportunities for technology across education and new ways of working.
Global Impact looks to not only tackle era-defining questions, but to highlight and accelerate the positive impact technology can have for the global ecosystem.
Diversity & Inclusion addresses under representation in the technology industry and creating positive movements to change.
Digital Enterprise highlights how traditional business practice is being put to the test through the adoption of digital strategies to help organisations meet the ever-changing demands of the consumer.
London Tech Week Anchor Events
Informa Tech and Founders Forum entered into a joint venture partnership to celebrate the strength and diversity of tech in the UK, and London as the epicentre of tech in Europe, by combining Informa Tech’s world class events and heritage of London Tech Week with the convening power of Founders Forum.
This joint venture welcomes accelerateHER and Founders of the Future brands into London Tech Week, alongside sector specific events including the Climate Summit, HealthTech Summit and Elevating Founders. Our portfolio provides opportunities for the talent of today and tomorrow to connect and collaborate on a global scale, during London Tech Week and beyond.
Check out the 2020 highlights
2020 was a truly unique, disruptive and exciting year for UK technology, and the festival explored the biggest trends this year, with 750+ top industry experts and inspiring leaders and purposeful content tackling the biggest challenges. We hosted an incredible 20,000+ attendees from across the globe for our first ever virtual London Tech Week. Check out the highlights video to relive the fantastic week and get a taste of what's to come this year!
We welcome brands from across all industries to London Tech Week, to showcase their brand, products and insight to the tech community by hosting at event during London Tech Week. Alongside the agenda and anchor events, there will be numerous Fringe Events hosted physically and across London and online through workshops, activations, roundtables and more!
Our Virtual Platform
We have teamed up with Swapcard, one of the smartest platforms for virtual events. With advanced functionalities, we can deliver great value to our community and empower meaningful encounters from across industries worldwide.
- Hundreds of hours of premium content delivered by inspirational leaders, live streamed or on-demand
- f2f interactions through video, Q&A sessions, roundtables and live polls
- Virtual Resource Hub with cutting edge industry report, surveys, interviews and more
- AI-powered matchmaking, connect with like-minded industry players from across the continent and beyond.
- A larger and more diverse audience than ever before
Placing Your Safety at the Heart of London Tech Week
London Tech Week will be organised in accordance with Informa’s AllSecure health and safety standard. As the world’s leading events’ organiser, Informa has developed a detailed set of enhanced measures to provide the highest levels of hygiene and safety at its events, providing everyone with reassurance and confidence they are participating in a safe and controlled environment.When you join our event, you can expect to see that health and safety is a priority, and that a range of measures are in place to ensure everyone involved is able to enjoy a safe, hygienic, productive and high-quality organised event experience.
All Informa events will be run according to official government and local authority guidance in the first instance, as well as any venue or location-specific regulations. In addition, all Informa events will follow the ten Informa AllSecure priority commitments.
Our Commitment to Sustainability
London Tech Week’s purpose is to showcase how tech is transforming both business and society by driving important conversations around transformation, diversity and innovation. We unite the global tech ecosystem to inspire impactful innovation, building a better digital world for both business and society.
Our festival bring together the best of the world’s founders, enterprises, investors, policy makers and innovative thinkers to discover the latest trends, build global connections and drive the power of tech as a force for good. Our focus areas are inspiring sustainable development, running an environmentally socially responsible event and running a socially responsible event.