London International Shipping Week’s Headline Conference will be held at the impressive headquarters of the International Maritime Organization – the heart of global maritime regulation.
The Headline Conference attracts the highest-level speakers from around the world, representing industry, shipping, government and academia. It also draws in an experienced, knowledgeable audience to discuss the key subjects that will be carefully selected and fine-tuned ahead of the event to ensure topicality and relevance. This will be one of the most timely, insightful and informative conferences ever.
This very popular must-attend event will include a networking lunch and a spectacular evening rooftop reception, overlooking the Houses of Parliament, River Thames, and the London skyline.
Taking place on Wednesday 15 September 2021, the LISW21 Conference will feature a unique blend of in-person and online attendance, thereby attracting far more delegates than ever before.
COVID-19 has taken the world by storm, yet it is only one of many challenges facing a global shipping industry already in flux. LISW21 will explore how the shipping industry can balance its post-COVID recovery against the mounting pressures and opportunities of de-globalisation, decarbonisation, and digitalisation, for the agile, sustainable progression of international trade.
The key drivers of Trade, Finance, Technology and People will be evident throughout the week’s events including the headline LISW21 Conference backed up by the important principles of Environment, Social, and Governance
The LISW21 Gala Reception and Dinner will take place on Thursday 16 September 2021 at the fascinating and truly iconic National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. It will provide one of the most spectacular black-tie events in the global maritime calendar, attracting a top-level VIPs from all sectors of government and industry.
Recognised as the largest museum of its kind in the world, comprising the Royal Observatory, Queen’s House and Cutty Sark, the Royal Museums Greenwich will provide a glorious background to one of the most prestigious events of the week.
Dinner guests will be given special dispensation to roam some of the museum’s remarkable galleries and view its unique and truly historic maritime collections before sitting down to a glittering dinner among the 600 highest-level VIPs in shipping and government.
With a huge demand for dinner tickets and space limited by the dimensions of the room, tables are currently reserved for top-level sponsors and VVIPs. However, a waiting list for full tables and individual places is now available for this amazing evening.