Upcoming events

The following events are open to companies on the Mayor's International Business Programme.  If your company is not yet registered, you can apply to join the programme here.

Office Hours: Are you AI Ready?

, London

Are you considering using Machine Learning, NLP or AI in your business, but not sure where to start? Or perhaps you've already started building a Data Science team but want additional support? Skim Technologies are offering to share their expertise in applied AI through 121 clinics. They're offering to review the potential for AI in your business. Walking through requirements, scope of work, and expected outcomes from a project.

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London & Partners Technology in Education: Part one

, London

We are pleased to invite you to the first in the series of our Technology in Education events. With the launch of the Government’s strategy - Realising the potential of Technology in Education - earlier this year, we take a look at what this means for schools, teachers and businesses in the sector. There will be an opportunity to hear from representatives from the Department for Education, industry leaders and the teaching profession as well as learn about the support that's available for edtech companies in London.

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Creative Industries Reception - Hong Kong

, London

If you are interested in opportunities and business environment for creative industries in Hong Kong and how to enter into Mainland China/ Asia markets using Hong Kong as a springboard, please come and attend this wonderful event to hear from HK’s leaders within the creative industries.

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Maintaining Your Culture as You Scale

, London

Qlearsite have developed a new framework – QlearFit - to give you the insight to fast-track your organisation to sustainable success. The framework is the result of a collaboration between the best minds at Harvard Business School – and some of the most outstanding data scientists in the world. During this interactive workshop, you will reframe how you measure value within your organisation and move to an improved equilibrium focused around a better working culture & learn from Qlearsite’s Harvard backed research on how soft side measures can be best used to influence hard edge financial performance measures.

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Mission to Chicago

-, USA

The aim for our delegates is to explore the explosive urban tech scene in Chicago, a city known for having a strong urban sector (includes smart cities, agritech, proptech and industrial tech). Detroit is also a strong city for this sector and we will visit if there is interest. For this mission, the MIBP is primarily looking to bring companies in the following sectors: AI and machine learning, blockchain, quantum computing, animation, AR/VR, or those disrupting the media industry through innovation and technology.

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Fashion Disruption

, London

This is an opportunity to join senior leaders from the fashion retail sector to discuss topics at the forefront of sustainaiblity and innovation in their space. We'll dive into the sustainability initiatives of top fashion retailers, get insights into their innovation and gain an understanding of how they collaborate with London's startups to achieve these goals.

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Go To Grow Pre-mission Bootcamp

, London

If you are looking to attend an MIBP trade mission and scale your business internationally, join us for a morning of workshops, informative keynotes, and networking opportunities with fellow cohort members who have successfully participated in trade missions previously.

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Disruptive tech mission to the West Coast, USA

-, USA

The aim for our delegation is to meet the organisation disrupting the tech sector in the US, learn from peer innovators, and get a better understanding of the ecosystem on that part of the US. Organisations to be approached: Slack, WeWork Labs, Quilt, GBX. For this mission, the MIBP is primarily looking to bring companies in the following sectors: AI and machine learning, blockchain, quantum computing, animation, AR/VR, or those disrupting the media industry through innovation and technology.

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Office Hours: Yapincak Erkan - Strategic Marketing Approach

, London

Facilitating valuable connections and beneficial advice, Strategic Marketing expert Yapincak Erkan will be offering 1-2-1 sessions covering topics based on your strategic marketing approach. If you would like to find out how to align sales and marketing leadership around your strategic choices or how to join up traditional and digital marketing to deliver your strategy, sign up now!

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Find your Formula for Growth

, London

Come along to the 'Find your Formula' day and we will cover the key topics of Brand, Product, Channel and increasing Sales. You will have an opportunity to assess your business and its ability to grow, producing a review and roadmap document to understand your gaps for growth.

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Fintech mission to Toronto, Canada

-, Canada

The aim for our delegation to meet the organisations striving in the fintech and enterprise sector. Toronto is one of the fastest growing tech hubs in North America. For this mission, the MIBP is primarily looking to bring companies in the following sectors: AI and machine learning, blockchain, quantum computing, animation, AR/VR, or those disrupting the media industry through innovation and technology.

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Sales & Share Options Masterclass

, London

The first part of this event will be focusing on a Sales Class run by one of our programme mentors Paul Fifield, and the second will be focusing on Share Options with Ann Casey from Taylor Wessing.

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Strategic Marketing Masterclass

, London

This interactive workshop will help you understand what strategic marketing is and why having a strategic marketing approach is vitally important for businesses from early onwards.

It will give you a perspective and some tools/models to continually be able to assess where to play and how to play in the market most effectively and efficiently in alignment with your business goals. Interactive exercises based on participant cases/needs will be used during the session to demonstrate some of the tools.

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Improve your SEO skills with Simon Schnieders, CEO Blue Array

, London

Office hours are a great way to get very specific free advice on business challenges you face on a daily basis covering a variety of specialised areas, the session will consist of a 30minute 1-2-1 with a domain expert. Simon Schnieders is the Founder of the UK’s fastest growing pure-play SEO Agency BlueArrayco.uk an investor and advisor in ClickMechanic and mentor at Techhub, Seedcamp and 500 Startups. Blue Array works with many of the UK’s best brands and startups; Funding Circle, The Post Office, Simply Business, Moonpig, Fluidly and Trussle to name just a few.

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Learning the Scaling Playbook from Silicon Valley

, London

Highly experienced scale-up executive & MIBP Mentor Paul Fifield will be sharing advice on how to scale your business. Having grown two international technology businesses in the UK and US from zero to $100s of millions in value over the last 7 years, Paul has extensive experience to share on how to scale at pace.

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Mentor Mixer

, London

Come along to our mentor mixer event to meet MIBP mentors and help you scale internationally. A mentor provides experience to companies wishing to hone their businesses, working out how best to shape, innovate and elevate their ideas. With prospects for mentors and mentees to meet and determine career goals, this would be a fantastic opportunity we feel you could really benefit from.

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Web Summit 2019, Lisbon

, Portugal

In Partnership with KPMG, MIBP are offering selected companies exclusive Web Summit 2019 Growth Company packages, free of charge. This package includes 3 day conference pass plus 1-day ALPHA stand (featured on Partner Island), with networking and mentoring opportunities. For this mission, the MIBP is primarily looking to bring companies in the following sectors: AI and machine learning, blockchain, quantum computing, animation, AR/VR, or those disrupting the media industry through innovation and technology.

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Trade Mission to SLUSH, Helsinki

, Finland

For companies attending SLUSH 2019. For this mission, we do not cover ticket costs, but companies will have access to MIBP fringe events around the conference, with our MIBP Partners, across the week.For companies attending SLUSH 2019. For this mission, we do not cover ticket costs, but companies will have access to MIBP fringe events around the conference, with our MIBP Partners, across the week.For this mission, the MIBP is primarily looking to bring companies in the following sectors: AI and machine learning, blockchain, quantum computing, animation, AR/VR, or those disrupting the media industry through innovation and technology.

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Creative Mission to Paris

, France

2-day mission for Creative MIBP companies. Delegates will have the opportunity to explore the thriving creative sector in Paris. The programme will be networking events, roundtables, site visits and a branding day with Parisian Corporates.2-day mission for Creative MIBP companies. Delegates will have the opportunity to explore the thriving creative sector in Paris. The programme will be networking events, roundtables, site visits and a branding day with Parisian Corporates.For this mission, the MIBP is primarily looking to bring companies in the following sectors: AI and machine learning, blockchain, quantum computing, animation, AR/VR, or those disrupting the media industry through innovation and technology.

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Trade Mission to Australia/Qatar

, Australia & Qatar

The aim for our delegates is to explore the explosive fintech and enterprise scene in Australia, a country known for having a strong financial and enterprise sectors.

The mission will visit Sydney and Melbourne. Based on interest, the mission will stop in Qatar for two days.The aim for our delegates is to explore the explosive fintech and enterprise scene in Australia, a country known for having a strong financial and enterprise sectors. The mission will visit Sydney and Melbourne. Based on interest, the mission will stop in Qatar for two days.For this mission, the MIBP is primarily looking to bring companies in the following sectors: AI and machine learning, blockchain, quantum computing, animation, AR/VR, or those disrupting the media industry through innovation and technology.

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