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BRITAIN’S SMART CITIES11TH OCTOBER, 2016, LONDONBritain’s Smart Cities is a forum for collaboration between key stakeholders engaged in developing Britain’s cities providing opportunities for companies who have successfully implemented innovative initiatives to show-case their successful programmes and share critical learnings. The 2016 Smart Cities will bring together a senior UK audience of 200 British city mayors, municipal governments and C-Suite executives from across the infrastructure industry. The conference will feature leading industry speakers who are actively engaged in making Britain’s cities smarter.

The 2015 conference included impressive panel sessions and keynote addresses from; Mayor Boris Johnson, Ed Vaizey MP, Mark Prisk MP and senior leaders from Bristol, Leeds and Manchester councils.


FESTIVAL OF BUSINESS8TH NOVEMBER 2016, LONDONThe Telegraph’s one-day conference allows professionals running SMEs to share examples of innovative business development, focusing on export, innovation and leadership.

Now in it’s 6th year, The Festival of Business brings together over 600 senior executives from UK businesses, pioneering business growth and shaping world-standard corporations. Attendees will include directors from a wide range of business sectors including retail, manufacturing, IT, business-to-business services, fashion, banking and finance.

Past speakers have included George Osbourne MP, Sir Martin Sorrell , Sir Charlie Mayfield, Mark Price, Managing Director at Waitrose, Sajid Javid MP and Tony Pidgley CBE, Group Chairman of Berkely Group Holdings.




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FINTECHNOVEMBER 2016, LONDONFintech represents an outstanding opportunity to bring together the financial world in collaboration between multi-nationals, innovative firms, disruptive start-ups, governments, media and investors to share case-studies, best practice and explore the future of finance. Discussions will be featured around legacy infrastructure, API’s, regulation and Brexit, consumer behaviour and expectations and biometric technologies.

Key themes include:

> The Transformational Power of Collaboration

> The Legacy of Infrastructure vs Disruption at Scale

> APIs – Overcoming the Lack of Standardisation

> The Regulatory Framework and Long Term Implications of Brexit

> Innovation in Biometric Technology

PORTMAN GROUP BUSINESS FOR GOOD3rd November 2016, LondonThe focus of Telegraph’s Brexit conference:


> Key themes include:

> Can Businesses Help to Improve Public Health?

> Developing Local Solutions to Improve Health and Lifestyle

ACCENTURE FUTURE SERIES, HORIZONDecember 2016, London Future Series: Horizons will be a high level invitation-only event for 50 senior delegates to be held at The Telegraph Head Office in December 2016.

The exclusive event will centre on the Accenture Technology Vision 2017, focussing on 3 key trends. The event will open with networking within three tech zones each one showcasing Accenture’s insights on these key trends. The audience will then hear from 3 inspiring speakers sharing their visions of 2017, led by a Telegraph Editor.

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THE TELEGRAPH BREXIT CONFERENCEFebruary 2017The focus of Telegraph’s Brexit conference:

> Bringing Business and Government Influencers Together to Discuss Britain’s Future Outside of the EU

> Building Strategies to Ensure Businesses Make Brexit Work

> What Does the Business Community Require to Succeed on a Global Stage?

> Finding a Successful New Direction for Business Within a Newly Self-Governing State

SAUDI VISION 2030February 2017, LondonTo promote Saudi Arabia’s recently launched Saudi Vision 2030 and National Transformation Plan, Telegraph Business Events will host a two day summit positioning Saudi Arabia as an investment powerhouse at the heart of the Arab and Islamic worlds.

The aim of the Saudi Arabia Summit will be to share the Kingdom’s vision with senior British business leaders and policy makers to outline the emerging potential for greater British investment. Themes will include the strategic goals, investment and trade links with a key focus on the business sectors that offer most opportunity to international investors

BUSINESS OF SPORT9-10TH MAY 2017, LONDON The Telegraph’s third, annual Business of Sport conference will bring together approximately 200 international, senior sport-business leaders from companies pioneering industry growth and shaping world-standard events. Speakers will address the most crucial industry issues ranging from globalisation, fantasy sport, e-gaming and the changing face of mass participation sports.

The 2016 conference included controversial panel discussions and keynote addresses from respected members of the sporting community; including Lord Sebastian Coe , Claire Balding, Eddie Jones and Rio Ferdinand.


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CYBER SECURITYMAY 2017, LONDONThe Telegraph’s Cyber Security conference has been developed in response to the significant and growing threat of a cyber attack. Leading speakers will focus on practical methods that board members and CEOs should take to minimise cyber security threats in their business. Experts in the field will provide a step-by-step checklist for business leaders to ensure that they are adequately covered in case of an attempted cyber breach.

The 2016 conference saw industry experts including Sian John and Trevor Dorling to discuss how businesses can combat cyber threats. The conference also consisted of Jessica Lennard from Talk Talk to give insights into how the company is moving on from their cyber attack and the implementations they are enforcing to ensure the same situation doesn’t repeat.


DIGITAL LEADERSJUNE 2017The third, annual Telegraph Digital Leaders Conference will bring together over 200 senior delegates from rapidly changing industries including manufacturing, retail, automotive and infrastructure sectors. The event will feature world renowned speakers who have been instrumental in some of the most successful digital transformation success stories.

> The 2016 conference included keynote addresses from digital pioneers including Uber’s Jo Bertram and Jamie Brighton from Adobe. Panel sessions also saw Just-Eat’s Adrian Blair and Narry Singh from Accenture discuss how digital can transform customer expectations and a business workforce.