What's on at LME Week 2017?
The biggest annual gathering of the metals and mining industry kicks off in the capital on the 29th October.
What's going on and where in London? What will be discussed? And what were the key issues over the past year? Find out with Metal Bulletin's interactive map- your comprehensive guide to the must-attend events of the week.
Please note that events are private parties and admission is strictly by invitation only.
SUNDAY, October 29
1300-1900: Louis Dreyfus Commodities afternoon at the pub, The Audley, Mayfair
1200-1700: Koch Metals’ copper football match, Perks Field, Kensington Palace Gardens
1845-2200 Marex Spectron dinner, 1 Great George Street
MONDAY, October 30
0745-1320: LME metals seminar, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Westminster. The keynote speaker this year is Red Conger of Freeport-McMoRan
1230-1500: Aurubis LME Week lunch, Church House Conference Centre, Westminster
1400-1600: LME China seminar, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre
1430-1800: Metal Bulletin LME Week late pub lunch sponsored by TMT Metals, Shepherd’s Tavern
1430-1700: Macquarie LME base metals summit, London Marriott Hotel
1600-2000: CME group drinks, Crystal Suite - The Dorchester
1800-2100: Mitsui cocktail party, The Dorchester, Park Lane
1830-2130: Sucden drinks reception, Science Museum
1830-2030: LME chairman reception, The Grosvenor, Park Lane
1900-2300: Triland Metals cocktail party, The Dorchester, Park Lane
1900-late: Gerald Metals LME Week cocktail party, Playboy Club, Old Park Lane.
TUESDAY, November 01
0800-1000: Société Générale CIB LME Week base metals breakfast, Fishmongers' Hall
0900-1100: Roskill breakfast seminar on battery raw materials, The Farmers Club, Whitehall
0900-1500: China non-ferrous metals forum, The Dorchester, Park Lane
1200-1500: ICBC Standard Bank buffet lunch, ICBC Standard Bank’s office, Gresham Street
1200-1500: JP Morgan LME lunch, venue TBC
1600-1800: BMO Capital Markets research seminar, The Lansdowne Club, Mayfair
1730-2000: ACE Art of Trade LME Week show, Four Season Hotel, Park Lane
1800-2000: Many brokers host LME pre-dinner drinks at Grosvenor House Hotel
1900-0100: Minor Metals Trade Association (MMTA) 44th anniversary dinner, 1 Great George Street
1930-late: INTL FCStone black tie dinner, Sheraton London Park Lane Hotel.
1945-2200: LME Annual Dinner, Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane. Guest of honour: Andrew Neil.
1930-late: Private dinners set to take place around the West End
2200-0100: Liberty House Group party, Loulou's, Mayfair
2230-late: Access World LME after-hours party, Mahiki, Mayfair
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 1
1200: Wells Fargo metals roundtable lunch, venue TBC
1200-1500: Wogen’s Heartstarter, The Sanctuary, Westminster
1400-1700: Bloomberg/SMM 'East Meets West' Forum, City Gate House
1430-1700: IHS Markit/MineSpans – Metal Market Outlook Seminar, IHS Markit Office
1800-2000: Roskill closing party, The Farmers Club, Whitehall
1830-2130: Transamine cocktail party, Claridge’s, Brook Street
1830-2030: RJH Trading’s 20th Anniversary party, The Savile Club
1830-2200: UC Rusal evening reception, Banking Hall
1900: Wells Fargo LME Week dinner, venue TBC
1900-2200 CSPT (Chinese Smelters Purchasing Team) LME week cocktail reception, The Hilton on Park Lane
1930-2300: Freeport-McMoRan LME dinner party, Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane
Metal Bulletin's LME Coverage
Whether you are attending or not, keep up to date with the key topics, debate and discussions, with Metal Bulletin's comprehensive coverage of LME Week.
Below are a selection of key stories surrounding LME Week:
LME WEEK 2017: Base metals winners and losers in 2017 so far
LME WEEK 2017: Top topics ahead of this year’s London gathering
LME WEEK 2017: The London Metal Exchange, then and now
LME WEEK 2017: From elite ring-dealing members to ‘merchants of the modern age’ – shifts in member structure
LME WEEK 2017: CME builds momentum while LME hits reset
LME WEEK 2017 – INTERVIEW: NFEx on track and ‘not waiting around for a deal’
LME WEEK 2017: Metals after MiFID II
LME WEEK 2017: Copper premium expectations flat but freight costs, scrap key in annual talks
LME WEEK 2017: Chinese smelter expansions to tip balance as copper concentrates market expects lower benchmark in 2018
HOTTER ON METALS: LME Week to begin with reasons to be cheerful