Events – for PM – in London

London has an extensive series of project and PM events every year which may be of interest to local residents – with their work/life outlooks and professional requirements: or to visitors to incorporate into the timings, arrangements and budgets of their visits; and for students in education or studying for qualifications. Here are a few examples of possible interest:

  • APM London Branch events throughout the year – and events in adjacent branches – South, Wessex, Thames Valley, Midlands, East of England.
  • APM Annual Conference in spring each year.
  • APM Special Interest Groups (SIGs) events, meetings and conferences – some in London.
  • Including APM Women in Project Management National Conference – in autumn.
  • APM Awards Evening and APM Annual General Meeting both in autumn each year.
  • Project Challenge – a two day conference and exhibition at Olympia in spring and autumn each year.
  • The PMO Conference (
  • Agile Business Conference (; and events by Agile Business Consortium.
  • PMI events in London. (Project Management Institute (UK)).
  • EVA events in London – earned value.
  • BCS events in London – British Computer Society.
  • CMI events in London – Chartered Management Institute.
  • The RICS, CIOB and other professional bodies have been known to hold events with project management themes or content.
  • EcoBuild in March at ExCel, E16 1XL.
  • London Marathon.
  • Notting Hill Carnival – three days of multicultural, internatinal entertainment and celebration over August bank Holidays – from late 1950s.
  • Homebuilding and Renovating Show in September.
  • London Build – construction and design show – at Olympia in October.
  • The Sleep Event – design, architecture and development of hotels.
  • Green Sky Thinking – a week of events with sustainability themes – in spring.
  • Future PMO Conference.
  • Sustainability themed events.
  • NEC (New Engineering Contract) events and other contract, legal and procurement themes.
  • Clerkenwell Design Week in May.
  • London Fashion Week.
  • BFI London Film Festival
  • And others; including professional institutions and associations with which visitors may be members; or their own home bodies who may have relationships or understandings with UK bodies.

Many of these events may have CPD usefulness and credits (see section on CPD).