Our top London picks – November 2015
Remember, remember not just the 5th of November; there are loads of great events taking place around London this month. Here are our top picks!
Sales & Marketing
Wednesday 4 & Thursday 5 Nov 2015 | from 08:00
It’s sad, but no surprise that 90% of businesses fail within their first 18 months. Which means that success is something you have to work for and want. Boost your business and learn how to capture your ideal audience with simple pioneering strategies.
Nearest tube: Prince Regent & Custom House
Thursday 5 Nov 2015 | 19:00
Grosvenor Casino Piccadilly London invites the Silicon Roundabout, like-minded people & inspiring start-ups to network, talk to established London tech companies and entrepreneurs. Learn from each other and inspire.
Nearest tube: Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square
Wednesday 11 Nov 2015
Returning for a second year are over a dozen of the best social media speakers and leaders from companies such as O2, innocent drinks and ao.com –covering everything and anything social media!
Location: Bounce, 121 Holborn, London EC1N 2TD
Nearest tube: Chancery Lane
Three month programme | Sept 2015 – end Dec 2015
Making Ideas come to life. Angel Investment Net.works, accelerating start-ups to growth.
Nearest tube: Drayton Park, Holloway Road
Friday 13 November 2015 | 08:30 – 17:30
A one-day, one-track conference on data and databases, now in its fourth year. Sessions are curated to be a mix of practical, relatable and inspirational talks on a range of database technologies, established and new, with guaranteed actionable takeaways and solutions to your biggest bugbears.
Nearest tube: Moorgate, Barbican
Wednesday 18 November 2015 | 11:00 – 16:00
Executives from some of the world’s largest IT companies will be discussing the key issues that are currently affecting IT decision makers in a series of keynotes and breakout sessions. The free-to-attend event also features an exhibition of solutions from leading cloud, storage, security and business automation technology vendors.
Nearest tube: Angel
Weds 18 – Thurs 19 November 2015 | 09:00 – 17:30
Learn the future of the UX in HTML5 & Mobile Web from innovators within the multi-platform app market. Find out about the latest innovation & strategies in FinTech, retail and mobile markets in Mobile Payment & Retail. Identify key strategies of producing & monetizing apps in the Smart Home
Nearest tube: Regent & Custom House
Thurs 19 – Fri 20 November 2015 | 08:30 – 18:00
As cyber-attacks increase and extremist groups become more pervasive through sophisticated use of social media, we are entering into a new age whereby national security is not only determined by physical warfare and diplomatic reasoning but also by an increasing dependence on digital capabilities.
SMi Group present the 5th annual Social Media within the Defence & Military Sector conference.
Nearest tube: Gloucester Road
Sat 21 – Sun 22 November 2015 | 14:30 – 17:00
Be part of a global ‘Smart City’ Hackathon, running simultaneously in London, New York, Krakow and Guadalajara.
During the live-streamed event, teams will be working on beacon-enabled apps relating to 4 categories: culture, health, commerce, and transportation.
Location: 62 Shoreditch High Street, E1 6JJ
Nearest train/tube: Shoreditch High Street
Mon 23 November 2015 | 18:45
Join us for dinner, drinks & a chance to meet others with talent on their mind. Recruiting talent is one of the biggest pain points for businesses, particularly new businesses.
Like any business, startups need to attract the best talent they can afford, in each and every discipline in order to make waves in their marketplace. This is particularly important when scaling up. Brands like Apple, Google, AirBNB and Burberry are of course talent magnets, and that’s all very good if you’re a multinational who’s invested in building a reputation around nurturing employees and looking after their future. But how do you go about becoming a talent magnet when you’re a startup that’s not a household name?
Location: Aubaine, 4 Heddon Street, W1B 4BS
Nearest train/tube: Piccadilly Circus
Sales & Marketing
Thursday 26 November 2015 | 10:00 – 13:00
Join Jessica Huie for an interactive workshop at the British Library on how to generate PR for your business without breaking the bank.
Nearest tube: Kings Cross
Thursday 26 November 2015 | 14:00 – 18:00
An event for entrepreneurs who have decided to start or grow a business and may be considering investment.
This half-day workshop will explore how to secure investment through either:
-or venture capital.
Nearest tube: Kings Cross
Fri 27 – Sun 29 November 2015 | Starts at 18:30 – All meals included
The London Business School is proud to host its second annual Hackathon, an effort to bring together some amazing minds from across London for 3 days of product creation madness. This time we’re spicing things up with a FINTECH twist. The grand prize is £1000 and we’ll have plenty of additional prizes along with great speakers, judges, and mentors.
Location: 1 Fore St, London EC2Y 5EJ
Nearest tube: Moorgate
Monday 30 Nov 2015 | 09:00 – 17:00
A practical, hands-on workshop from White October Events. Start building a new website using the recently released Bootstrap 4 and then customise it to suit your needs. The example we will use during the workshop will be to build a simple static blog site which will use both bootstrap components and some custom components.
Nearest tube: Elephant & Castle, Borough
Mon 30 Nov – Tues 1 Dec 2015
unBound London, is the UK’s most exciting innovation festival connecting leaders, brands and growth stage companies from digital ecosystems around the world. The innovation festival connects entrepreneurs, brands and global corporations with disruptive technology and creative insights to fuel innovation and growth.
Nearest train/tube: London Bridge