LONDON, December 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
- Tech London Advocates has been named the first founding partner of London Technology Week http://www.londontechnologyweek, set to take place in June 2014.
London Technology Week is organised in association with London & Partners and has been endorsed by London Mayor, Boris Johnson who said:
"London is at the forefront of digital innovation, with tech giants thriving here as well as dynamic new start-ups... I welcome the creation of London Technology Week as the latest initiative to harness the buzz around this exciting industry."
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.
"We are delighted to be working with Tech London Advocates as a founding partner for London Technology Week" said Kevin Pearce, Group Event Director of London Technology Week, "Their encouragement of tech talent and investment within London is impressive and echoes the vision for London Technology Week to champion the capital as a Global Tech Hub and to stimulate growth within the UK technology sector.
This is a very exciting time as we start to announce a range of events taking place across the city as part of London Technology Week. It's already shaping up to be a fantastic representation of the skills and diversity we enjoy on the London tech scene."
Tech London Advocates will soon announce their own event(s) planned for London Technology Week.
"Tech London Advocates is dedicated to helping technology start-ups in London grow, find new talent and achieve high growth. In our role, as founding partner for London Technology Week 2014, we have an opportunity to support events which are dedicated to celebrating London's emerging technology and digital sector," commented Russ Shaw, founder of Tech London Advocates. "We are really excited to be involved with this opportunity to celebrate and showcase all that London's tech scheme has to offer and we hope to be joined by many more partners over the coming months."
Confirmed events to date include Founders Hive's Viable Tech Demo, Croydon Tech City's June event, Leisure Tech Expo, Internet World (including Big Data Show and Interop London) and TV Triangle's TV meets Tech.
To find out more about London Technology Week, and for information on hosting your own event, visit http://www.londontechnologyweek.co.uk.
About Tech London Advocates
Tech London Advocates is a private sector led coalition of over 400 expert individuals from the tech sector and broader community who have committed to championing London's potential as a world-class hub for tech and digital businesses. It strives to support London's tech start-ups and high-growth businesses in finding new investment, new talent and continued success.
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.
SOURCE London Technology Week, London