Carla Rieger is an internationally-known keynote speaker, entrepreneur, coach and author, who travels all around the globe, from London to Singapore to New York to Vancouver. She offers advice to companies and individuals on how to increase their resiliency and creativity so they can speed up their pace of innovation and stay competitive and relevant in the marketplace.
All Carla Rieger's keynotes are highly entertaining, interactive and practical:
London has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Cavendish Conference Centre, on Duchess Mews, Marylebone
99 City Road Conference Centre, on 99 City Rd.
Hallam Conference Centre, on Hallam St.
Congress Centre Congress Centre, on Great Russell St.
Park Crescent Conference Centre, on Great Portland St.
Mermaid Theatre, on Puddle Dock
General Information about London for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom, has the 6th largest GDP in the world and is the most important financial center on the globe as well as the world’s most visited city. It is also a leading global hub in commerce, education, entertainment, healthcare, research, fashion, media and tourism. Architectonically, London is a very diverse city, containing buildings of varying ages. It contains four World Heritage Sites: the Key Gardens, the Tower of London, the Palace of Westminster/the Westminster Abbey and St. Margaret’s Church. Other important landmarks include the Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, the Houses of Parliament, the Piccadilly Circus, St Paul’s Cathedral, the Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square and The Shard. London is also home to some of the world’s most famous museums, such as the British Museum, the National Gallery, the Tate Modern Museum, and the Natural History Museum, as well as other prestigious cultural institutions like the British Library and the West End theatres. Moreover, the city has the largest concentration of universities in Europe, including higher education institutes such as Imperial College London, University of London, London School of Economics, London School of Business and Finance, University of West London and many others.
The City as a Conference Destination
London is an important site for many international conventions and conferences on themes ranging from global challenges and international development to education, teaching, and healthcare. Some of the most important ones include: the Chatham House London Conference, bringing together individuals from all over the world to address current global changes; the Bond Annual Conference and Awards, the Europe’s biggest international development and humanitarian event; the Language Show, an exhibition for language teachers and learners; the COBIS Annual Conference, bringing together over 700 heads, senior leaders, governors and proprietors of schools from all over the world; and TREND-UK National Annual Conference, an event for UK diabetes nurses.
London Food Options for Conference Delegates
While attending a business conference in London, UK, there are several local restaurants to experience such as: the Ledbury (+44 20 7792 9090), a modern restaurant famous for Chef Brett Graham’s innovative cooking, the Liman Restaurant (+44 20 3583 6442), with a large selection of Mediterranean dishes, the Kirvem Restaurant & Bar (+44 20 7001 1001), serving amazing breakfasts, the Peninsula Restaurant (+44 20 8463 6868), renowned for its fish, meat and salads, and London Shell Co. (+44 7818 666005), where you can eat extraordinary seafood dishes while taking a journey along the beautiful, historic Regent’s Canal in Central London.
London Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a large number of highly rated tourist attractions to visit after your business conference in London, UK, including: the Tower of London, a historical monument more than a millennium old containing also the dazzling Crown Jewels, safely kept in the Jewel House, the Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s residence, famous for its daily Changing of the Guard ceremony, the London Eye, Europe’s largest Ferris wheel, St. Paul’s Cathedral, one of the most spectacular buildings in London, the Big Ben, the largest chiming clock in the world and an iconic symbol of London, or the Houses of Parliament, a breathtaking construction on the banks of the river Thames.