London Metal Exchange Week, the largest annual gathering of mining and metals figures in the world, starts on October 29 this year.
Here is a list of the events and functions scheduled for the week.
You can also Download the Metal Bulletin LME Week Map.
Please note that events are private parties and admission is strictly by invitation only.
Sunday October 29
1300-1900: Louis Dreyfus Commodities afternoon at the pub, venue TBC
1200-1700: Koch Metals’ copper football match, Perks Field, Kensington Palace Gardens
1845-2200 Marex Spectron dinner, 1 Great George Street
Monday October 30
0745-1320: LME metals seminar, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Westminster. The keynote speaker this year is Red Conger of Freeport-McMoRan
1230-1500: Aurubis LME Week lunch, Church House Conference Centre, Westminster
1400-1600: LME China seminar, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre
1430-1800: Metal Bulletin LME Week late pub lunch sponsored by TMT Metals, Shepherd’s Tavern
1430-1700: Macquarie LME base metals summit, London Marriott Hotel
1600-2000: CME group drinks, 45 Park Lane
1800-2100: Mitsui cocktail party, The Dorchester, Park Lane
1830-2130: Sucden drinks reception, Science Museum
1830-2030: LME chairman reception, The Grosvenor, Park Lane
1900-2300: Triland Metals cocktail party, The Dorchester, Park Lane
1600-1900: Liberty House Group party, Loulou’s, Mayfair
1900-late: Gerald Metals LME Week cocktail party, Playboy Club, Old Park Lane.
Tuesday October 31
0800-1000: Société Générale CIB LME Week base metals breakfast, Fishmongers’ Hall
0900-1500: China non-ferrous metals forum, The Dorchester, Park Lane
1200-1500: ICBC Standard Bank buffet lunch, ICBC Standard Bank’s office, Gresham Street
1200-1500: JP Morgan LME lunch, venue TBC
1600-1800: BMO Capital Markets research seminar, The Lansdowne Club, Mayfair
1730-2000: ACE Art of Trade LME Week show, Four Season Hotel, Park Lane
1800-2000: Many brokers host LME pre-dinner drinks at Grosvenor House Hotel
1900-0100: Minor Metals Trade Association (MMTA) 44th anniversary dinner, 1 Great George Street
1930-late: INTL FCStone black tie dinner, Sheraton London Park Lane Hotel.
1945-2200: LME Annual Dinner, Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane. Guest of honour: Andrew Neil.
1930-late: Private dinners set to take place around the West End
2230-late: Access World LME after-hours party, Tiger Tiger, Haymarket
2230-late: INTL FCStone LME Week dinner after-hours party: Trader Vic’s, Park Lane
2230-late: BNP Paribas cocktail party, MET bar, Old Park Lane
Wednesday November 1
1200: Wells Fargo metals roundtable lunch, venue TBC
1200-1500: Wogen’s Heartstarter, The Sanctuary, Westminster
1400-1700: Bloomberg/SMM ‘East Meets West’ Forum, City Gate House
1830-2130: Transamine cocktail party, Claridge’s, Brook Street
1830-2030: RJH Trading’s 20th Anniversary party, The Savile Club
1830-2200: UC Rusal evening reception, Banking Hall
1900: Wells Fargo LME Week dinner, venue TBC
1900-2200 CSPT (Chinese Smelters Purchasing Team) LME week cocktail reception, The Hilton on Park Lane
1930-2300: Freeport-McMoRan LME dinner party, Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane