LME Week 2015 – What’s On Where

London Metal Exchange (LME) Week, the largest annual gathering of the mining and metals’ world, starts on October 11. 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.

SUNDAY, October 11

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

1200-1700: Koch Metals’ copper football match, Perks Field, Kensington Palace Gardens

1800-2200: KGHM Polska LME Week reception, Plaisterers Hall, One London Wall

1845-2200: Marex Spectron LME Week dinner, Banqueting House, Whitehall

MONDAY, October 12

0745-1315: LME metals seminar, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre. The keynote speaker this year is Hugo Swire, UK Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

1145-1430: Bank of America Merrill Lynch lunch, The Hospital Club, Covent Garden

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

1230-1500: Morgan Stanley LME Week lunch, The Royal Society of Chemistry, Piccadilly

1330-1600: LME seminar on European regulatory change, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre

1330-1600: Sucden lunch, Tower Bridge, London

1430-1800: Metal Bulletin LME Week late pub lunch, Shepherds Tavern pub, Mayfair

1345-1700: Macquarie LME base metals summit, Grange St. Paul’s Hotel

1430-1630: Sucden afternoon drinks, venue tbc

1600-1800: LME Week China reception in partnership with China Merchants Securities, The Grosvenor, Park Lane

1600-2000: CME iron ore/steel drinks, 45 Park Lane, London, W1K 1PN

1730-late: GF Financial Markets (UK) Ltd reception, Tower Bridge, venue tbc

1800-2230: 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

2000-2230: Arc Resources LME Week dinner, Princess Garden, Mayfair

TUESDAY, October 13

0800-1030: Société Générale CIB LME Week base metals breakfast, Fishmongers Hall, London Bridge,

0830-1400: China non-ferrous metals forum, Grosvenor House, Marriott Hotel, Park Lane. Speakers include LME CEO Garry Jones, Minmetals vice president Jin Xiaoguang, SHFE executive vp Teng Jiawei, Jiangxi Copper CEO Long Ziping and Yunnan vp Tin Gao Wenxiang

0830-0930: CME breakfast, One New Change, London

0900-1300: CRU breakfast 2015 reception, One Great George Street, Westminster

1200-1500: Standard Bank buffet lunch, ICBC Standard Bank’s office, Gresham Street

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

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

1700-2000: Liberty drinks reception, 7 Hertford Street, London, W1J 7RH

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

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

1930-late: INTL FCStone LME Week dinner, The Berkeley Hotel

1945-2200: LME Annual Dinner, Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane. Guest speaker is Oscar Landerretche, chairman of Codelco

19:30-late: Private dinners set to take place around the West End, including those for Standard Bank, Noble, BTG, Goldman Sachs, Koch, BGC Partners and others

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, October 14

1430-1700: LME and China Futures Association (CFA) training, i2 Office, Bishopsgate. Sessions on OTC market – operations and risk control

1500-2100: Bloomberg LME Week forum, City Gate House, 39-45 Finsbury Square, EC2A 1PQ

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

1900-2100: CSPT (Chinese Smelters Purchasing Team) LME Week reception, Grand Ballroom, The Montcalm, Great Cumberland Place, Marble Arch

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

THURSDAY, October 14

0900-1130: LME and CFA training, i2 Office, 99 Bishopsgate. Sessions on OTC market – operations and risk control

1430-1700: LME and CFA training, i2 Office, 99 Bishopsgate. Sessions on international metal trading