LME WEEK 2017: What’s on and where? – UPDATED

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