Report: The Capital of Cutting Edge

Find out more about cutting edge London and hear from businesses who have enjoyed the benefits of hosting their events in London’s innovative sector neighbourhoods

The capital of cutting edge, London is a trailblazer in technology, finance, life sciences, creative industries and retail. These sectors have claimed certain areas as their own, for example, technology in east London, creative industries in Soho, and their proximity has inspired cross-sector innovation in FinTech, AdTech, MedTech, FashTech, EdTech and more.

London is at the cutting edge for business events

Report: The Capital of Cutting Edge

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Discover what London's intellectual capital means for events

Our new report explores what London’s intellectual capital means for business events:

  • Technology Sector: London has more than 40,000 digital tech businesses and growing, which employ more than 200,000 people.
  • Financial Centre: London holds the world’s highest concentration of global financial institutions and the largest FinTech industry worldwide.
  • Creative Sector: Advertising, marketing, film, media, publishing, music and the performing arts are also thriving in the capital and the sector employs 24% of the city’s workforce.
  • Life Sciences: Pioneering research, first class universities and the establishment of seven new education and research institutions come together in an inspiring hub of activity.

How can we help?

By speaking to us at London & Partners you can access the very best free advice for creating a lasting event legacy in London. As London's official convention bureau, we work closely with you to unlock the city, find the right venues, organise site inspections, and connect you with the ideal event solution. Contact the team with your event enquiry.

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