2023 Americas Regional Conference

Social Programme


7:00pm - 11:00pm

Welcome Cocktail Reception
Hithe+Seek Bar, Westin London City Hotel
The welcome reception will take place from 7:00pm in the Hithe+Seek Bar at the Conference hotel. We have exclusive use of the bar which enjoys river views overlooking the Shakespeare's Globe and Tate Modern Gallery. Heavy canapés and bowl food will be available.
Dress code: Smart casual
Please pop-in at a time that suits you between 7:00pm and 11:00pm!


6:30pm - 8:30pm

Networking Reception
Evening drinks and canapés with live musical entertainment provided by gypsy swing jazz trio 'Swing Train 42' and a farewell to Charles Brooks at Pennington Manches Cooper's hospitality space.
Dress code: Smart casual

Address: 125 Wood Street, London, EC2V 7AW

Please meet in the Westin Ballroom Foyer (3rd Floor) at Westin London City Hotel at 6.15pm to depart for the short walk on foot to the venue.


2:30pm - 4:00pm

Guided Tour - Tate Modern Gallery
We will have a guided tour around one of the largest museums of modern and contemporary art in the world. (Please note the gallery will be open to the public at this time).
Dress code: Casual

Address: Bankside, London, SE1 9TG
Location Map

Please meet in the Westin Ballroom Foyer (3rd Floor) at Westin London City Hotel at 2:00pm to depart on foot to the venue.

7:15pm - 1:00am

Closing Gala Dinner - Aqua at The Shard
We have exclusive hire of the Aqua restaurant located on the 31st floor of The Shard, one of the tallest buildings in Europe, with panoramic views across the London skyline. The evening will start with a champagne reception followed by a three course meal. The party will continue after dinner with cocktails and dancing until late!
Dress code: Smart 

Address: Level 31, The Shard, 31 St. Thomas Street, London SE1 9RY
Location Map

Please note there is no organised transport. Please book a taxi or Uber earlier in the day to ensure that you arrive at the venue at the appropriate start time. If you wish to walk, the approximate distance is 0.9 miles (approx 20 minutes) across the river.