Whether you’re a student, alumni, faculty member or professional, LBS’s student-led conferences offer the opportunity to debate, network and share ideas with world leaders, industry pioneers, entrepreneurs, policy makers and government leaders.
Latin America Business Forum 2019 – 26th April 2019
Presented by London Business School's LatAm and Brazil Clubs, the 14th edition of the LABF takes place on Friday 26 April 2019, at the LBS Sussex Place campus in London. Join students, alumni, and executives for the largest meetup of Latin America in London. We'll be joined by an inspiring line up of speakers: from top regional PE firms (Patria Investimentos), to tech unicorns (Stone Pagamentos), to regional holdings (Credicorp), to multinationals (PepsiCo, Bank of America Merril Lynch), to economic development organizations (OECD). For more information visit:www.labf-lbs.com Engage in networking & recruiting and learn about business opportunities and development challenges for LatAm - all whilst enjoying a cultural experience that reflects the region's diversity. Early bird tickets now available for a limited time! Secure yours today here!
LABF 2019 featured speakers include: Laxman Narasimhan - CEO, PepsiCo LatAm, Europe & Sub-Saharan Africa; Luis Fernando Lopes - Chief Economist, Patria Investimentos; Eduardo Pontes - Co-Founder & CTO, Stone Pagamentos; Sonia Dula - Former Vice-Chairwoman, Bank of America Merril Lynch; Walter Bayly - CEO, Credicorp; Andrés Velasco - Ex-Minister Finance, Chile & Dean, LSE School of Public Policy; Roque Benavides - CEO, Buenaventura; Gonzalo Ramirez Martiarena - ex Global CEO, Louis Dreyfus; Susan Segal - CEO, Council of the Americas; Martin Morales - Founder Andina and Cebiche Restaurants; Mariano Groiso - Founder Doers Health Consulting.
More info at: www.labf-lbs.com
Africa Business Summit– 27th April 2019.
The 18th annual Africa Business Summit is a full-day conference, scheduled to be held on Saturday, 27th April 2019 at The Landmark Hotel, Marylebone. The summit attracts over 400 delegates each year and provides a platform for frank debate on effective strategies for sustaining the continent’s positive momentum.
Keynote addresses will feature a diverse and distinguished roster of high calibre business and public leaders with significant experience on the continent offering practical insights: opportunities, challenges of doing business, individual market characteristics, and best practices. We are excited to announce Acha Leke, Chairman of McKinsey in Africa and author of the book Africa's Business Revolution: How to Succeed in the World's Next Big Growth Market, as one of our Keynote speakers!
The Summit will also feature a number of panel discussions drilling deeper into topic areas such as Private Equity, Manufacturing, and Retail, as well as practical how-to sessions designed to offer attendees concrete takeaways on topics such as market entry, channel strategies, etc.
Finally, the Summit will feature the ACCEL Awards, an annual start-up contest organised by the London Business School’s Africa Club in collaboration with the Club Alumni and Corporate Partners including FTSE 100 companies, venture capital firms, entrepreneurship incubators and media companies. At the conference, three African start-ups will have the opportunity to showcase their companies to the audience, including investors, business leaders, and top African talent.
The Africa Business Summit is the ultimate networking and learning opportunity for professionals and students with a passion for doing business in Africa. To learn more please see our video from last year’s Summit.
Family Business Conference – 1st May 2019.
Tickets to the Annual LBS Family Business Conference are now LIVE! The 2019 Conference theme will be ‘Mapping the Future’, focusing on three key topics: Business Expansion - New Ventures, Succession Planning, and Corporate Governance.
We are pleased to announce this year’s conference keynote speaker Rennie Hoare, 32-year old partner and 11th generation of leadership for his family’s bank, C. Hoare & Co. C. Hoare & Co. is the oldest bank in the United Kingdom and the world's fourth oldest bank. The bank was founded in 1672 by Sir Richard Hoare and remains family-owned. (Website: https://www.hoaresbank.co.uk/). Rennie joined the bank in 2016, and was invited to join the partnership in 2018. He is Head of Pilanthropy, and is also leading the bank's working group on customer service standards. Rennie is involved with a number of charities and particularly enjoys his mentoring of the next generation of philanthropists.
Only a limited number of tickets are available. Early Bird Tickets : BUY NOW! All proceeds from the event go towards events hosted by the LBS Family Business Club.
Visit our website here for regularly updated information about the conference.
TEDxLondonBusinessSchool 2019 Conference – 3rd May 2019.
The annual TEDxLondonBusinessSchool conference is a premier innovation and thought-leadership event. Join us this year to explore the theme of Order & Chaos. In today’s changing world we seek to understand the turmoil and confusion around us and what the new structures of authority and command mean for individuals and society. Join world leaders in business, technology, science and the arts as they share their Ideas Worth Spreading and explore Order & Chaos in their own lives and the world around us.
Multiple:X– 3rd May 2019
Is the flagship Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference hosted by London Business School. Attended by figures spearheading the industry, the conference provides a prestigious platform for rich debate, knowledge sharing and networking among prominent investment professionals as well as a selection of the brightest students from around the world. Organised by the LBS PE/VC Club, the event capitalises on the deep industry links and academic stature of London Business School to attract over 400 practitioners and students each year, from general partners, limited partners, trusted advisors, students and other industry participants.
Buy your tickets here!
Speakers this year include:Suranga Chandratillake - General Partner, Balderton Capital Alain Carrier - Senior Managing Director, CPPIB Neil MacDougall - Managing Partner and CEO, Silverfleet Capital Juan de Ocha - Managing Director, KKR Capstone Tom Sargeant - Managing Director, Bain Capital Pierre Socha - Partner, Amadeus Capital Vasile Foca - Managing Partner, Talis Capital Wouter Volckaert - CIO, Force Over Mass Andrew Sealey - Managing Partner and CEO, Campbell Lutyens
On Friday 3 May 2019, Multiple:X 2019 in London promises to continue provoking conversations that matter, as Private Equity & Venture Capital firms navigate a marketplace featuring record levels of dry powder and intense competition for increasingly scarce quality investment opportunities.
Retail and Luxury Goods Conference – 15th May 2019
London Business School’s 2019 Retail and Luxury Goods conference will focus on customer-centricity through a retail lens.
Speakers from Farfetch, The Business of Fashion, Lyst, Harrods, Walpole and more will discuss how being customer-centric can impact all aspects of the value chain. They will highlight how personalising the product, selection and customer journey are becoming ‘must-haves’ to stay competitive in the market. Speakers will outline how retailers are building loyalty with unique in-store experience and digitally enabled customer service. They will also stress how e-commerce, pre-owned and rental platforms are curating experiences for customers and introducing innovative ways to shop.
The conference will take place on 15th May from 18:00 to 22:00, at the BMA House in Central London. It will include an emerging brands fair, where young disruptive companies will showcase their products and businesses.
8th China Business Forum – 17th May 2019
LBS China Club is proud to announce that the 8th China Business Forum (CBF) is scheduled to take place on 17th May 2019 at the historical and prestigious Landmark Hotel, Marylebone. The China Business Forum is one of the most influential student-led China-focused business forums in Europe. This year, we will be focusing on “Vitalise the Business Landscape: Connecting the Eurasian Continent”, in which we will be discussing the latest issues faced by global businesses and the experts’ opinions on moving the Eurasian business forward. During the forum, you will not only participate in keynotes, panels and exhibits, but also have good opportunities to network with guests from high-profile companies during the coffee break and lunch time (Drinks & meals all included!).
This year, we have also prepared a BIG SURPRISE for you! Every Early Bird ticket holder has the chance to enter our lottery draw in the afternoon session. The biggest prize winner would get a HUAWEI mobile phone!
Limited Early Bird tickets are now released. Why pay extra later, when you can save now!! Ticket link: https://lbs.eventscase.com/attendance/event/index/169/EN
Don’t forget to check out our CBF website and LinkedIn page for last year's highlights and more updates:
Highlights from our 2017-2018 conferences
Africa Business Summit: LBS summit champions ‘Made in Africa’ growth
EurOUT : EUROUT2017: the biggest and best yet
China Business Forum: China pledges international peace and prosperity
Retail & Luxury Goods Conference 2018
Family Business Conference 2018
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