London tech trade shows and events in 2018

London is one of the world’s leading tech hubs and a global capital for innovation. The city hosts some of the largest and most diverse trade shows across the full spectrum of tech. Here is a selection of some of the key upcoming events taking place in 2018.

Cloud Expo Europe, 21/22 March

EMEA’s leading event for senior IT decision makers in client-side organisations and the cloud industry

Data Centre World Conference Expo, 21/22 March

The UK's leading event for data centre owners, managers, professionals, distributors and channel partners

Innovate Finance Global Summit, 19/20 March

From pre-seed startups and challenger banks to $1 billion unicorns, big banks and tech giants – Innovate Finance brings everyone from the FinTech ecosystem together

Advertising Week Europe, 19-22 March

A hybrid of inspiring thought leadership featuring the world's best and brightest with engaging special events that galvanize targeted constituencies

HR Tech World, 20/21 March

Navigate the changes and the possibilities interwoven with HR and tech

Big Data Innovation Summit, 21/22 March

Helping business to understand & utilise data-driven strategies and discover what disciplines will change because of the advent of data

The London Games Festival, 5-15 April

Over 50,000 attended 2017’s festival. Since its launch in January 2016 Games London has connected 145 games businesses in the UK with 109 global investors

AI Expo, 18/19 April

A showcase of next generation technologies and strategies from the world of Artificial Intelligence

Silicon Milkroundabout, May

Free jobs fair to match the UK’s startups with the best developers, product managers, and designers

Digital Health Conference, 8/9 May

The leading technology digital healthcare conference in London

VR World, 22/23 May

Focused on Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality and its impact beyond gaming

Internet of Things World Forum, 24/25 May

The leading Internet of Things Conference and the world’s leading IoT Event

Infosecurity, 5-7 June

Europe’s number one Information Security event

London Tech Week, 11-17 June

Europe’s largest festival of tech

Digital CX World and Cloud & DevOps, 12-14 June

Part of TechXLR8 at London Tech Week, the place for developers, global brands and enterprises to learn, network and demonstrate their innovation in the multi-platform apps space and EMEA’s leading Cloud event with the industry’s most comprehensive agenda of all things Cloud

The Europas, 13 June

Over 1,000 of Europa’s key movers and shakers in tech – handpicked and closely curated

HR Software Show, 14-15 June

Helping hundreds of HR professionals make important purchase decisions every year

Fintech Week, 6-13 July

A series of conferences, workshops, hackathons, meetups and parties

Smart Summit, 25-26 September

Covering the Internet of Things ecosystem and its impact on the digital society

Healthcare Efficiency Through Technology Expo, 25/26 September

Dedicated to helping healthcare professionals deliver more efficient and effective services

Ad:Tech, 26/27 September

Connecting the digital media community for purposeful learning and networking

eCommerce Expo, 26/27 September

Covering every aspect of selling online

TFM, 26/27 September

The UK's only exhibition dedicated to marketing technology

IP EXPO Europe, 3-4 October

The UK’s number ONE Enterprise IT event

PayExpo 2017, 9-10 October

Essential for anyone involved in making payments faster, easier and more secure

Big Data Week London, 13 October

Interconnected community events focusing on the social, political, technological impacts of data

Mind the Product, 18-19 October

Bringing together product leaders from around the world to explore the intersection of design, technology and business

Social Media Week, 14-16 November

Thousands of events hosted every representing more than 20 countries around the world

2018 LendIt, 19/20 November

Europe’s Leading Event for Innovation in Financial Services