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20 July 2021

London Tech Week returns 20-24 September 2021 to reunite the European tech ecosystem with both physical and virtual moments

  • Agenda and registration for London Tech Week 2021 now live, with many more sessions and speakers to be added

14 July 2021

London’s playground is officially open for Family Fun this summer

  • Mayor launches a season of summer Family Fun with an abundance of child-friendly events and activities across central London
  • Sadiq issues an invitation to young Londoners to apply to be London’s first Mayors of Play
  • Heralded as the ‘best summer job in the world’ – five lucky youngsters will help curate a summer of fun alongside the Mayor of London himself

08 July 2021

Business

Record six months for VC investment into London and global fintech sector

  • London fintech firms secure more VC investment than any other year in just six months
  • London’s strong performance contributes to record first six months for VC investment into global and European fintech
  • London is second biggest global hub for fintech unicorns
  • Insurtech, cryptocurrency, payments and banking drive future growth in fintech investment

06 July 2021

London welcomes back fans to UEFA EURO and Wimbledon Finals in huge boost for capital’s major events industry

Image Credit: British Athletics, Getty

  • A new report released today by London & Partners shows that major events add more than £600m to London’s economy every year 
  • The crowd of 60,000 at Wembley for the UEFA EURO 2020 semi-finals and final will be the biggest seen in the UK since the start of the pandemic  
  • The football marks the start of London’s return to major events, with the Wimbledon Final at full capacity later this week, plus the Women’s EUROs, Pride in London and Formula E coming to the city in the next year
  • Mayor of London Sadiq Khan invites people back to London to enjoy the activity around upcoming major events as part of the Let’s Do London campaign  

01 July 2021

Mayor of London's international business programme partners with Moore Kingston Smith to support scaleups

Moore Kingston Smith and the Mayor's International Business Programme announce new partnership

29 June 2021

London Eats: Celebrate the return of Wimbledon with the best ways to eat, drink and enjoy the tennis in London this summer

The time has come again to brush up on your Tennis knowledge, indulge in the classic delicacy of strawberries & cream and pull out your pearly white garments to experience the full joy of Wimbledon season – with a glass of Pimms in hand.

16 June 2021

London launches Beyond HERizons programme to target funding gap and support female founders to secure investment

  •  New initiative from Silicon Valley Comes to the UK is laser-focused on closing the funding gap in the investment landscape
  • Recent data shows less than 0.5% of VC funding into London tech firms in first four months of the year was received by all-female led companies

15 June 2021

Incredible summer of sport kicks off with UEFA EURO 2020 with plenty of places to enjoy the action across London

  • Hundreds of pubs, bars, and venues have installed big screens to watch all the best of the football at UEFA EURO 2020 across the capital 
  • All roads lead to London as the city hosts eight UEFA EURO 2020 matches at Wembley, including both semi-finals and the final, marking the capital’s return to major sporting events 
  • Sporting action in London to continue with the return of major sporting events – including Wimbledon, NFL London, The Hundred and Formula E  

07 June 2021

London and Greater Manchester join forces to support entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds with launch of first diversity, equity and inclusion trade mission to North America

  • Race, Ethnicity And Cultural Heritage (REACH) mission will see North America welcome some of the most innovative B2B tech companies from London and Greater Manchester
  • Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan and Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham get behind trade mission to help companies from both regions explore opportunities in North America

17 May 2021

Let's Do London: ‘London Eats’ to tantalise taste buds across Central London this summer

  • Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is joined by celebrity chefs Angela Hartnett MBE and Monica Galetti in Chinatown to celebrate London’s unparalleled global food scene and unveil London Eats campaign to safely support London’s hospitality industry and jobs
  • London Eats brings together the capital’s famous chefs and foodies to promote the most exciting food experiences central London has to offer, as part of the Let’s Do London campaign to attract domestic visitors to enjoy the capital safely and bring central London’s economy back to life
  • London Eats features exclusive interviews, food trails, surprise tannoy announcements on the Tube, and the unveiling of restaurant and street food market openings and events
  • Asma Khan, Monica Galetti, and Fred Sirieix highlight their favourite places to eat, while football legend Harry Redknapp, double Brit Award nominee Jessie Ware and star of Drag Race UK Bimini Bon Boulash are among those making surprise tannoy announcements on the Tube network
  • Must-taste events and new bar and restaurants openings include: the opening of historic Borough Market on Sundays, the return of the Southbank Centre’s Food Market, the reopening of KERB Seven Dials Market, a three-week long rosé wine festival coming to Covent Garden and the opening of Imad’s Syrian Kitchen, which is owned and run by a refugee from Damascus who has chosen to make London his home 

10 May 2021

London invites UK visitors to rediscover their capital city with launch of biggest-ever domestic tourism campaign

  • London reopens its doors to UK visitors with launch of Let’s Do London – a £6m campaign and programme of seasonal events to reinvigorate Central London
  • UK capital set to roar back to life with new art installations, cultural events, exhibitions, pop up performances, sport and theatre shows
  • World famous attractions, museums and galleries, venues, artists and chefs join the Mayor of London to get behind campaign encouraging the safe return of domestic tourists to UK capital

25 March 2021

The world’s biggest cardiology conference is set to return to London in 2024

  • The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) will host ESC Congress at ExCeL London in 2024