London Technology Week to Unite the UK's Largest Growth Sector Through Events

LONDON, December 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

London Technology Week announces its first events including expos, conferences, showcases and demos.

London Technology Week (http://www.londontechnologyweek.co.uk) today announces its initial event line-up with a call to the digital industry to sign up to take part in the capital's inaugural tech showcase.

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London Technology Week is organised in association with London & Partners, the official promotional organisation for London, and is supported by Tech London Advocates, a private-sector led coalition of expert individuals from the tech sector and broader community. Together these organisations will drive London Technology Week in order to champion the capital as a global tech hub and to stimulate growth within the tech sector through the power of live events.

Tracy Halliwell, head of business tourism and major events at London & Partners, said: "London has established itself as a leading destination for tech events and this inaugural London Technology Week is the perfect forum to showcase the city's digital credentials to the events industry. London is without doubt Europe's digital capital and our cutting-edge venues, combined with the city's world-leading tech and creative talent, make it an unrivalled destination for meeting planners delivering high-tech meetings and events."

In a week of face-to-face events across the capital, London Technology Week will bring together tech enthusiasts in a multitude of different live formats which will showcase the wealth of tech collaboration and innovation happening across London.

Confirmed events include UBM Live's Internet World (including Big Data Show and Interop London), Leisure Tech Expo which will take place in the O2, two events delivered by City University, The Founders Hive's Viable Tech Demo, Croydon Tech City's June meet-up, TV Triangle's TV Meets Tech event and the Mobile & App Design Awards.

To find out more about London Technology Week, and for information on hosting your own event, visit http://www.londontechnologyweek.co.uk.

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About London Technology Week

London Technology Week comprises a week of face-to-face events and activities for the technology and digital community. Event formats will be many and varied from conferences and workshops to meet-ups, hackathons, demos and open houses.

Organised by UBM Live in partnership with London & Partners, this brand new proposition will provide an opportunity for London to showcase its technology credentials on the world stage reaffirming its position as a place where the world's leading technology companies want to do business. London Technology Week will provide a valuable platform to discuss, formulate and promote policies and strategies that support the continuing development of technology as a driver for UK economic growth.

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