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.

Upcoming events:

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.



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. 


MultipleX conference photo

Multiple:X 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.


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.

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