All official events will take place at QEII Centre starting at 9:00am on Thursday, October 31. You need a Standard or Premium Pass to attend official events at the QEII.
Official programming will take place at the QEII Centre (Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3EE) on Thursday October 31 and Nov 1.
The venue will be comprised of:
If you’re looking to skip the lines at registration, you can pick up your pass early on Wednesday October 30 from 12pm - 5:30pm at the front entrance lobby at the QEII
You do NOT need to print your email confirmation to pick-up your pass. You can pick-up passes on October 30 on behalf of other members of your group, but please bring a copy of everyone's photo ID (on phone or printed).
(QEII Centre - Ground Floor Lobby) 12:00pm - 5:30pm Early Pass Pick up
(QEII Centre - Ground Floor Lobby) 8:15am - 5:30pm
(QEII Centre - Ground Floor Lobby) 8:30am - 4:00pm
In the very heart of Westminster, the QEII Centre is ideally located to take advantage of everything London has to offer.
Yes, please visit our Attend page.
Yes! We have a new app experience that is provided by our Technology Partner, Topi. The app is now available in iOs and Android.
No, every individual that attends official Social Media Week London events is required to have his or her own pass. We do not allow multiple individuals to share one pass. There will be attendee check-points and badge monitoring throughout the week.
Sessions will not be live streamed publicly. The sessions can be accessed, both LIVE and On-Demand via SMW Insider. All Standard and Premium Passholders should have received instructions on how to access their complimentary subscription to SMW Insider via email.
We will be providing complimentary coffee onsite for all attendees each morning and water and snacks throughout the day. SMW Attendees will also have their pick of complimentary food options during the lunch hour.
The SMW audience is made up of professionals at the intersection of media, marketing and technology across a range of industries including marketing, advertising, communications, media, publishing, technology and entertainment.
You can view the Agenda here for SMW London.
Tip: "Bookmark" sessions on the Agenda page. Bookmarks allow you to easily view and save the sessions you're most interested in. Just look for the small bookmark icons below each event on the Agenda page, and click to save that event. You can access your list of all bookmarked sessions from the top of each page on the site by clicking on your bookmark icon.
More than 100 industry leaders will speak at SMW London. You can view last year's speakers on our speaker page here for SMW London.
You can follow along and join the conversation online using the official hashtag, #SMWLDN. Use this on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and anywhere else to participate in the conversations and discussions throughout the week.
You can learn more about our official partners here. We'd like to thank each of them for helping make Social Media Week possible, and are proud to be working them this year in London!
At the moment, our SMW Scholarship Program for students and non-profits is closed. If you're still looking to purchase a pass, you can visit the SMW London pass options page for the most up to date rates. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for any available non-profit discounts.
Yes, there is a coat check in the ground floor lobby of the QEII that will be available to SMW delegates.