Meetings, events and congresses

See how we position the capital as a world-class destination, bringing hundreds of events and congresses to London.

We are London's official convention bureau.

Watch our video to discover how we help unlock the best of London for hundreds of events each year.

London & Partners is home to the official London Convention Bureau.

We attract meetings, events and congresses to London, which contribute millions of pounds to key employers such as venues, hotels, hospitality and infrastructure, supporting good growth.

Visit conventionbureau.london to learn more about how we help events come to London.

Our impact: 2011-2017

2,554

events we brought to London

£177m

we added to London’s economy

How we do it

Our role is to maintain and build on London's global profile as a leading events city.

We work with more than 300 organisations across London’s business tourism and events sector to increase the number, scale and economic impact of events in the capital.

Our expert team provide support to international event planners; bid for congresses, conventions and conferences; and run marketing and sales campaigns to attract events to London.

We showcase London to global audiences at leading industry trade shows, such as IMEX Frankfurt, The Meetings Show, IMEX America and IBTM World.

London Convention Bureau

London’s official convention bureau offers free and impartial advice to help international event planners unlock the best of the city.

We focus on supporting events within the highest-value industries for London, consisting of the innovation and life sciences, technology, financial services, urban, tourism and creative sectors.

Event organisers can get the most out of London with our inspirational resources: discover some of the hottest openings in our what's new guide or download the latest Event Planner Guide.

Find more information at conventionbureau.london.

We thank London & Partners for their partnership and collaboration with our internal and external clients. They share all details about how our event can be more successful.

Mark Plocki, Head of Global Events for SAP SuccessFactors, CMM

Association congresses

London & Partners has an experienced team focussed on bidding to bring association congresses to London.

We have attracted some of the capital's most successful events, including the European Society of Cardiology (returning in 2021), the Alzheimer's Association International Conference and the International Liver Congress (returning in 2020), cementing our ranking among the top 10 International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) cities.

Our work focuses on hosting global associations and membership-based organisations, in life sciences and tech-related events, where the rich ecosystems across the capital underpin and add value to these events.

Find all the essential information about bringing your association event to the capital in our new Associations Handbook (coming soon). Email associations@londonandpartners.com to order your copy.

Learn more about our work at conventionbureau.london/associations.

Our meeting was a huge success and we managed to exceed both our attendee and sponsorship records. We are grateful for the support of London & Partners in delivering this milestone event.

Dr Douglas McIlwraith, KDD 2018

Success stories

Discover some of the events that we have helped to bring to London.

An audience watches a panel discussion on stage as part of London Tech Week.

London Tech Week

Find out about London Tech Week, which attracts thousands of people from across the globe to celebrate all things tech.

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European Society of Cardiology Congress

European Society of Cardiology

Winning this major congress generated millions and cemented London's leading reputation for life sciences

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