LME WEEK 2016 – What’s on and where

London Metal Exchange (LME) Week, the largest annual gathering of the mining and metals’ world, starts on October 30 this year. 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 30

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

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

MONDAY, October 31

0745-1315: LME metals seminar, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Westminster. The keynote speaker this year is Mark Cutifani, chief executive of Anglo American

1030-1400: The Anglo Chilean Society reception, Burlington House, Piccadilly. Featuring the Minister of Mining of Chile, Aurora Williams

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

1400-1600: LME seminar on the current regulatory landscape for metals markets, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre

1400-1600: LME seminar on China’s economic outlook and supply for metals, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre

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

1345-1700: Macquarie LME base metals summit, London Marriot Hotel, Grosvenor Square

1600-2000: CME iron ore/steel drinks, 45 Park Lane

1600-1800: Aurubis Media High Tea, Council Room, Church House Conference Centre

1630-1830: LME Week China reception, The Hilton Hotel, 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

1830-2300: Alfred H Knight champagne reception, The Oak Room, Le Meridien, Piccadilly

1900-2300: Sucden drinks reception, London Film Museum, Covent Garden

1900-2300: Triland Metals cocktail party, The Dorchester

TUESDAY, November 01

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

0900-1500: China non-ferrous metals forum, The Dorchester

0900-1300: CRU breakfast 2016 reception, Royal Institute of British Architects, Marylebone

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

1200-1500: Red Kite LME lunch, venue TBC

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

1400-1900: Platts London Steel and Metals Forum, The Montcalm Hotel, Marble Arch

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

1845-late: Minor Metals Trade Association (MMTA) dinner, Lord’s Cricket Ground, St John’s Wood

1930-late: INTL FCStone LME Week dinner, Sheraton Grand Hotel, Park Lane

1945-2200: LME Annual Dinner, Grosvenor House Hotel. Guest speaker is Lord Michael Farmer, founder of Red Kite

1930-late: Private dinners set to take place around the West End

2200-late: Liberty House Group after dinner party, venue TBA

2200-late: Société Générale LME Week party, venue TBA

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 02

0930-1730: Bloomberg LME Week forum, City Gate House, 39-45 Finsbury Square

1800-late: Freight Investor Services LME week drinks 2016, venue TBA

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

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

1930-2300: Freeport-McMoRan Dinner Party, The Grosvenor