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14 May, 2024 -

Looking for networking events in London? Well you’ve come to the right place.

Here at the BDC we host a wide variety of industry leading events, interactive trade shows and exciting exhibitions in every sector imaginable.

So if you are looking to rub shoulders with experts, expand your knowledge, and build valuable connections in the process we’ve got you covered with a list of some of our top networking events. Let’s take a better look at what we have in store.

The Podcast Show 2024

Looking to start your own podcast or ambitious to grow your listeners? Then The Podcast Show 2024 is the networking event you need to attend. This two day event invites the biggest names in the world of podcasting to share their knowledge with other budding podcasters. 

With over 150 hours of content across eight stages, the show promises to be a deep dive into the industry in the biggest show of its kind. With a growing list of influential speakers, it’s the perfect opportunity to hear from the experts and gain some insider knowledge.

This year features a brand new creator village, giving attendees the opportunity to mingle with fellow creators and brands. Download the event’s very own networking app and connect with other attendees, schedule one to one meetings and plan the perfect agenda for your visit. When it comes to creative networking events in London, what more could you ask for? 

The event takes place on 22nd and 23rd May. Buy tickets here before they sell out. 

Health Optimisation Summit 2024

With over 3,000 attendees set to come through our doors, this year’s Health Optimisation Summit is a must attend for anyone in the health and wellness industry. From emerging new health trends to cutting edge technologies, the summit purpose is to revolutionise how we think of healthcare and what it can achieve. 

Hear from over 35 world class speakers as they share their innovative insights and forward thinking research across 3 stages, from biohacking to preventive medicine. 

If you are looking to break into the industry, the event features 120+ brands with business owners more than happy to share their expert knowledge with you.

The event will give you the opportunity to network with an array of healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs, investors, academics, influencers and more all under one roof, giving you the chance to build relationships with the best in the business. 

Whether you run a healthcare business, work in the industry or simply want to learn more about the healthcare space, this summit is the place to meet like-minded individuals with a passion for driving the sector forward.

The two day summit takes place on 15th and 16th June, with tickets on sale here 

New Designers

Are you a recent design graduate looking to kickstart your career in the creative industry? Then New Designers is the place to be.

Established 39 years ago, New Designers is an unmissable event held at our historic venue. With over 3,000 graduates handpicked to showcase their designs, this event has become the ultimate launchpad for emerging talent and the perfect place for budding designers to network. 

Spanning over two weeks, the event provides ample opportunity to explore, connect, and network with other recent graduates. Whether you’re interested in fashion, textiles, furniture, product design, illustration or any other creative field, this event offers a vibrant platform to discover some of the most innovative and promising designers.

Open to the public, the event invites anyone with an interest in design to come along and be inspired by the next generation of creative talent. Whether you’re a design enthusiast, industry professional, or potential employer, you’ll find plenty of amazing designers and attendees to strike up a conversation with.

Running from 26th June to 6th July, you can buy tickets here

Bread & Jam Festival 2024

This wildly popular festival is back again this year and for those in the food and drink industry looking for networking events in London, they don’t come much better than this.

This festival is jam-packed (pun intended) with opportunities to hobnob with other food and drink business owners and learn invaluable trade secrets from those at the top of their game. 

At its core, this is a networking event set up to encourage business growth for both well-established brands and newly launched food and drink startups. Whether you own your own food or drink business or work in the industry, this event offers invaluable opportunities to gain in-depth knowledge and meet influential business owners and brands to collaborate with.

Get personalised advice from industry experts on your products before they go to market, along with invaluable feedback from a tasting panel. The event even lets you pitch to leading retailers, including Selfridges, Whole Foods, Co-op, and many more.

From lively panels to small group discussions, every moment is a chance to connect with others in your industry and learn more about your craft. Featuring over 70 hours of educational content and over 80 speakers, you won’t be at a loss for what to do and who to talk to at this legendary event.

The festival runs from 16th – 17th July with tickets on sale here.

So there you have our definitive list of the networking events in London, all coming up at the BDC very soon. If you want to find out more about what we have in store at our venue then visit our What’s On page for a full list of our upcoming events or get in touch with our team

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