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General Info...

What is Big Data LDN?

Big Data LDN (London) is the UK's leading data, analytics & AI event. The event is a free to attend two-day combined conference and exhibition focusing on how to build dynamic, data-driven enterprises. Delegates will learn from pioneers, experts and real-world case studies, discovering new tools and techniques, enabling them to deliver business value from successful data projects. The event provides delegates with the opportunity to discuss their business requirements with leading technology vendors and consultants and hear from expert speakers in our comprehensive conference programme.

Why should I attend Big Data LDN?

Big Data LDN is about providing answers by focusing on the practical steps that organisations should take. Speakers will share their insights on best practice and hard-won lessons on what works and what to avoid. The conference and seminar programme is a compelling blend of strategic guidance and actionable technical insights, enabling data, business and IT delegates to tackle their data projects with confidence.

What will I learn at Big Data LDN?

Big Data LDN attendees will obtain practical information on where to start and improve their data projects, what works and what other organisations are doing. Stay in the know in a rapidly increasing market by discovering the latest solutions and advice to become a fully data-driven business.

Who will be speaking at Big Data LDN?

We’re assembling a world-class line-up of engineering gurus, strategists, data leaders, data visionaries and real-world pioneers to deliver cutting edge practical advice to delegates. The Speaker page lists the latest confirmed speakers with updated speakers added regularly.

Are the seminar sessions free to attend?

All seminars in all 15 conference theatres at Big Data LDN are free to attend on a first come first basis.

Where and when is Big Data LDN?

Big Data LDN takes place at Olympia London, London UK on Wednesday and Thursday 18-19 September 2024. The event is open from 09:00-18:00 and 09:00-17:30 respectively.

Is there an event app?

Yes, Big Data LDN offers an official show app featuring an interactive floorplan, exhibitor directory and session directory, along with other useful information.

Preparing to Exhibit...

What sponsorship opportunities do you have?

Sponsorship can play a key part in your show strategy as well as wider business goals; whilst we have a wide number of sponsorship opportunities, we can also devise bespoke offerings and packages for you.

To discuss suitable options contact our Sales Team.

How can I log into the Exhibitor Portal?

You can log into the the Exhibitor Portal here.

If you have not received, or lost your login information please click on the ‘forgotten password’ link. If you have any issues, don't hesitate to get in touch with the customer services team

Where can I find the Exhibitor Manual?

The Exhibitor Manual is available on the Exhibitor Portal.

How can I register sharers on my stand?

You can register your sharers via the exhibitor portal. The number of sharers that you may register will be based on the allocation you have been contracted for. If you have not yet been contracted for your sharers, please speak with your sales contact to arrange this. 

Can my sharers access the exhibitor portal?

Once you have registered your sharers in the Exhibitor Portal they will each receive a link to login to the portal and access their own profile/directory listing. The login link will be sent to the email address you have associated with their details when you registered them.

How do I find out how much I’ve paid and how?

Contact our credit control department at +44 (0)208 9107785

Where is my stand?

Please refer to your contract for the stand number/ID. If you have any further questions regarding your location or what is included with your stand we suggest you reach out to your sales contact.

I need someone to design/build my stand, can you help?

If you would like innovative, all-inclusive and cost-effective packages that are tailored to your budget and requirements, please email our Smartspace team. They work closely with exhibitors to manage every aspect of the stand build and are renowned for delivering outstanding results and exceptional service.

Where can I order items for my stand e.g electricity, furniture, catering etc.?

All of the official suppliers and the order forms are available in the Exhibitor Manual (accessible via the Exhibitor Portal) once registration is open.

Where can I send deliveries?

You can find all delivery information in the Exhibitor Manual, which you can access via the Exhibitor Portal. Alternatively, you can contact our operation team at [email protected] for further information.

What are the restrictions on building a stand?

You can view building restrictions via the exhibitor manual, which you can access in the Exhibitor Portal.

Registration...

How can I register to visit Big Data LDN?

Visitor registration will open in Spring.

I am a member of the media; how do I register to attend?

Media registration will open in Spring.

Media badges are restricted to publishers, editors, journalists, photographers, broadcasters, and bloggers associated with the industry.

Student/Visa policy

Big Data LDN is a business to business event and is therefore not suitable for undergraduate students. Post-graduate students are encouraged to attend the event on the afternoon of day 2. Big Data LDN can not issue letters for visa purposes. Your registration confirmation email may be sufficient for some visa requirements.

How much does it cost to attend the event?

Registration for the Exhibition is free.

Registering exhibitor badges

Exhibitor registration will open in Spring 2024 and will be available in the Exhibitor Portal.

I haven’t received my badge, or my details are incorrect.

Please contact our Customer Services team who will be able to help.

I am now unable to attend the event, how do I cancel my registration?

If you are registered as a visitor, please get in touch with our Customer Services team , who will be able to help. If you’re an exhibitor please get in touch with your sales representative.

Onsite Info...

I am onsite and need to speak to someone about my stand, where do I go?

Our Operations team will be onsite to support you via our Organisers Office, along with all official contractors whose details are listed in the exhibitor manual. In addition to this we will have members of our Sales and Marketing teams on hand to offer any additional support you may need.

Where is the organisers office?

The Big Data LDN Organiser’s office is located in the East Entrance.

Where should exhibitors access the halls?

Exhibitor access can be found via gate B6.

What are the build-up and breakdown times?

For more information, please review the Exhibitor Manual, which will be available via the Exhibitor Portal.

How do I find my way around the event?

At the venue, you will be guided around the event by ‘You Are Here’ boards, directional signage and remember to download the Official Big Data LDN App which will provide you with a map of the floor plan to help you with navigation.

Will there be cloakroom services for me to use?

The is a cloakroom available for bags and jackets provided by the venue for a small fee.

Are there cash machines?

There is a cash machine at the Central, South, and East Entrances.

Travel...

Where can I book discounted accommodation?

We are pleased to offer discounted hotels and accommodation through our partner HotelMap.

Please view more info here.

How do I get to the venue?

For information on getting to the venue via air, car, or public transport please click here.

Is parking available at the venue.

For information on driving to the venue please click here.

Safety and Security...

Do you have a safety and security policy?

The safety and security of our staff and attendees is our priority. We work closely with the venue, local and national authorities to identify risks, assess them and develop security plans for our events.

Everyone attending our events should be aware that the following are in place:

  • Customer Service staff may approach you to assist you outside, at entry or inside the event
  • Staff and attendees are required to wear ID badges provided
  • Bag checks are in operation at our events
  • Walkthrough or hand held scanners may be in operation at our events
  • CCTV in operation at our events is monitored and recorded
  • Uniformed and covert Security Guards are in attendance at our events
  • Uniformed and covert Police are in attendance at some of our events
  • Canine Security and Detection is in operation at some of our events

Everyone attending our events is requested to:

  • Keep personal property with you at all times and do not leave any items unattended
  • Report anything that looks unusual, suspicious or just out of place to a member of event staff
  • Remain patient and courteous with event staff undertaking security checks
  • Follow the instructions of event staff at all times
  • On their final visit to the event, dispose of their badge inside the event or when they’ve returned home, not in bins immediately outside the event
  • Carry a recognised form of photo ID with them at all times

If you have any feedback or questions, please get in touch with [email protected].

Is there a code of conduct at Big Data LDN?

The Big Data LDN conference and exhibition is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of staff, delegates, speakers or exhibitors in any form.

Can't find what you're looking for?

Most of the common questions are listed above, however, if you can't find the answer you are looking for, please contact our Customer Services Team who will be happy to help.