Broadcast Media Partner


LBC is leading Britain’s conversation as the country’s first commercial talk radio station. It tackles the big issues of the day, with intelligent, informed and provocative opinion from guests, listeners and presenters, including Nick Ferrari, James O’Brien, Shelagh Fogarty, Iain Dale, Ken Livingstone, David Mellor, Olly Mann and Tom Swarbrick. LBC is available on DAB digital radio, online at, through mobile apps, Sky Channel 0112, Virgin Media 973, Freeview 732 and on 97.3 FM in London.


Venue Partner

City of London Corporation

Cass Business School, which is part of City University London, is a leading global business school driven by world-class knowledge, innovative education and a vibrant community.
Located in the heart of one of the world’s leading financial centres, Cass has strong links to both the City of London and the thriving entrepreneurial hub of Tech City.
It is among the global elite of business schools that hold the gold standard of triple-crown accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).
The faculty at Cass are experts in their fields, producing cutting-edge research with real-world impact. The recent Research Excellence Framework results assessed 84% of Cass research to be world leading or internationally excellent.
Cass educates nearly 4,000 students each year on globally renowned programs across all levels of study from undergraduate, to masters, to Executive Education.  On graduating, students join a 38,000 strongalumni community across more than 160 countries.
Cass Business School blends academic excellence, extraordinary experiences and career progression to foster life-long learning. 


Associate Partner


Newsworks is the marketing body for UK national newspapers in all their forms. Our stakeholders are dmg media, ESI Media, Guardian News & Media, News UK, Telegraph Media Group and Trinity Mirror. We collaborate with all parts of the industry, including advertisers, agencies and other media, to promote understanding of national newspapers and their role as newsbrands in the multi-platform world.


Session Partners include


Weber Shandwick

Weber Shandwick is a leading global communications and engagement firm in 78 cities across 34 countries and operations extending to 126 cities in 81 countries. The firm’s diverse team of strategists, analysts, producers, designers, developers and campaign activators has won the most prestigious awards in the world for innovative, creative approaches and impactful work, including being honoured as PRWeek’s 2016 PR Agency of the Year and 2015 Global Agency of the Year, an Ad Age A-List Agency in 2014 and 2015, and The Holmes Report’s Global Agency of the Year in 2014 and 2015. Weber Shandwick and its Prime unit have won a combined 25 Cannes Lions since 2009. Weber Shandwick was also named a Best Place to Work by Ad Age in 2014 and 2015 and PRWeek in 2013 and 2014. The firm deploys deep expertise across sectors and specialty areas, including consumer marketing, corporate reputation, healthcare, technology, public affairs, financial services, corporate social responsibility, financial communications and crisis.





About ei

Editorial Intelligence (ei) is the knowledge networking business which runs an agenda-setting opinion former network for those seeking provocative ideas and great connections.