London has a vibrant business culture and is particularly well-known for finance, being the financial capital of Europe and one of the biggest in the world. London is also the number one city in Europe for technology start-ups and according to the Genome project; there are 3000 tech companies in London. Google has a large presence, with its second biggest office there. Only Silicon Valley is bigger.
In a recent survey by Forbes magazine, it was found to be the number one city for business making it the perfect place to hold a conference. The survey looked at a number of factors, including the amount of foreign investment as it shows that people are choosing to invest their money in London opposed to other cities around the world. It looked at the number of business niches each city has as this shows business diversity and is a good indication of how stable the economy is. They also looked at the number of headquarters per capita and London came out on top being home to 68 companies on Forbes Global 2000 list.
Joel Kotkin, from Forbes Magazine, said that London was “a preferred domicile for the global rich, London is not only the historic capital of the English language, which contributes to its status as a powerful media hub and major advertising center, but it’s also the birthplace of the cultural, legal and business practices that define global capitalism.”
Tony Steedman from W12 Conferences, an events venue that offers conference venue hire in London said: “The business credentials of London are undisputed but it is also very popular with tourists too with thousands of people visiting every year. It really is the perfect place to hold a conference.”
Company Name: W12 Conferences
Contact Person: Tony Steedman
Address:W12 Conferences, Artillery Lane, 150 Du Cane Road
State: Greater London
Country: United Kingdom