LME WEEK 2014 – What’s on and where

(Updates with details of Bloomberg seminar, LME China reception and CME/Brady party, and amends INTL FCStone event)

London 15/10/2014 – London Metal Exchange (LME) Week, the largest annual gathering of the mining and metals’ world, starts on Sunday. Below is a list of events and functions scheduled for the week.

Please note that events are private parties and admission is strictly by invitation only.

Several traditional events are not taking place this year, including the ICAP and Reuters soirées on the Monday evening and the Standard Bank and INTL FCStone’s after-dinner parties on Tuesday evening.

SUNDAY, October 19

1300-1900: Louis Dreyfus Commodities afternoon at the pub, The Audley, Mayfair

1200-1700: Koch Metals’ copper football match, Chelsea pensioners establishment

1800-2200: KGHM Polska LME Week reception, Gibson Hall, Bishopsgate

1845-2200: Marex Spectron LME Week dinner, One Great George Street, Westminster

MONDAY, October 20

0745-1400: LME Metals Seminar, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre. The keynote speaker this year is BBC News columnist Robert Peston

1230-1500: Aurubis LME Week lunch, Church House Conference Centre, Westminster

1230-1500: Morgan Stanley LME Week lunch, The Royal Air Force Club, Piccadilly

14.30-1800: Metal Bulletin LME Week late pub lunch, Shepherds Tavern pub, Mayfair

1430-1800: Macquarie LME Base Metals Summit and reception, Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square

1430-1630: Sucden afternoon drinks, The Shard

1600-1800: LME Week China Reception, Grosvenor House

1730-late: GF Financial Markets (UK) Ltd reception, Drapers’ Hall, Throgmorton Street

1800-2200: Ambrian LME Week cocktail party, The Metropolitan Hotel, Old Park Lane

1800-2130: Mitsui Bussan Commodities cocktail party, the Dorchester Hotel, Orchid Suite, Park Lane

1830-2030: LME chairman reception, The Grosvenor, Park Lane

1830-2230: Natixis cocktail reception, The Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Knightsbridge

1900-2300: Triland Metals cocktail party, The Dorchester, Park Lane

1900-late: Gerald Metals LME Week cocktail party, Playboy Club, Mayfair

2000-2300: Jefferies Bache LME Week dinner, Claridge’s, Brook Street

2000-Midnight: CME Group and Brady LME week party, The Croc, Ham Yard Hotel

TUESDAY, October 21

0800-1030: Société Générale CIB LME Week base metals breakfast, The Andaz Hotel, Liverpool Street

0900-1300: CRU breakfast 2014 conference, One Great George Street, Westminster

1200-1500: Standard Bank buffet lunch, Plaisterers’ Hall, London Wall

1200-1500: JP Morgan LME lunch, Merchant Taylor Hall, Threadneedle Street

1200-1500: Red Kite LME lunch, Hispania, Lombard Street

1700-2330: Liberty drinks reception, Liberty offices, Hertford Street

1800-2000: Many brokers host LME pre-dinner drinks at the Grosvenor House Hotel

1800-1930: INTL FCStone pre-dinner cocktails, Sheraton Park Lane

1845-0130: Minor Metals Trade Association (MMTA) dinner, Intercontinental Hotel, Park Lane

1945-2200: LME Annual Dinner, Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane. Guest speaker is Apurv Bagri, CEO of Metdist Group

2200-late: Société Générale LME Week party, No 41 Club, Conduit Street

2230-midnight: INTL FCStone after-dinner cocktails, Sheraton Park Lane

2230-late: Pacorini Metals LME after-hours party, Tiger Tiger, Haymarket

2230-late: BNP Paribas cocktail party, MET bar, Old Park Lane

WEDNESDAY, October 22

1200-1500: Wogen’s Heartstarter and Brunch, The Sanctuary, Westminster

1200-1400: BNP Paribas LME lunch reception, Market Hall, Borough Market

1830-2130: Transamine cocktail party, Claridge’s, Brook Street

1900-2100: CSPT (Chinese Smelters Purchasing Team) LME Week reception, London Hilton, Park Lane

1930-2300: Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Dinner Party, Ballroom of the Intercontinental London Park Lane

THURSDAY, October 23

0800-1430 – Bloomberg’s East Meets West LME Week seminar, Finsbury Square. Includes speakers from HKEx, China Ordins, KGHM, Jefferies and Minmetals.

(Editing by Mark Shaw)