IoT & Data Winter Reception

  • Wednesday06Dec 2017
    Social event
    ** Fully Booked **

    ** This is a past event **

    Join techUK at the upcoming IoT & Data Social, hosted on 6 December in partnership with BT

Join techUK for the IoT & Data Winter reception, sponsored by BT

This event is now fully booked. For any enquiries regarding attendance, please email 

techUK is hosting a drinks reception for members and stakeholders in association with BT, on 6 December 2017. This is the third reception hosted by techUK within the last year and it will bring together two programmes; Data and Internet of Things for an evening of networking and an opportunity to get hands on with some exciting tech demos.

This relaxed social evening event is free-to-attend and will provide the opportunity to meet potential new business partners, customers and peers. The event will bring together around 100 leaders from tech companies from challenger new entrants to established players operating in the data and IOT markets.

BT will be showcasing a number of emerging technologies in IOT and big data analytics that are changing our digital lives.


Event details:


Date: Wednesday 6 December 2017

Venue: BT Centre, 81 Newgate Street, London EC1A 7AJ

Timings: Arrival & refreshments 17:30 | Speeches 18:45 | Event close 21:30


Headline Sponsor and Event Partner:


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BT’s purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world. It is one of the world’s leading providers of communications services and solutions, serving customers in 180 countries. Its principal activities include the provision of networked IT services globally; local, national and international telecommunications services to its customers for use at home, at work and on the move; broadband, TV and internet products and services; and converged fixed-mobile products and services. BT consists of six customer-facing lines of business: Consumer, EE, Business and Public Sector, Global Services, Wholesale and Ventures, and Openreach.

For the year ended 31 March 2017, BT Group’s reported revenue was £24,062m with reported profit before taxation of £2,354m.

British Telecommunications plc (BT) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BT Group plc and encompasses virtually all businesses and assets of the BT Group. BT Group plc is listed on stock exchanges in London and New York.
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Chris Sims, Managing Director, Marketing & IoT, BT

Chris SimsAs a Managing Director in BT Wholesale & Ventures, Chris is responsible for serving some the UK’s best known consumer and business brands. He also leads BT’s “Internet of Things” business unit, a technology which has the power to fundamentally change the way people live, work and do business.

Chris has had a varied career at Orange, EE and now BT. As Commercial Director of EE, Chris managed a portfolio of EE’s commercial and marketing activities and has had first-hand experience of how mobile technologies can touch people’s lives. In fact the common thread that weaves throughout his career is his extensive experience in using mobile technologies to improve the lives of customers across the UK, EU and emerging markets. 

Julian David, CEO, techUK

Julian-David-TwitterJulian David is the CEO of techUK. He was appointed as the director general of Intellect in March 2012 and led its transformation to techUK in November 2013. Julian leads techUK's 60 strong team in representing more than 950 member companies, including multi-nationals and more than 500 SMEs to ensure that the digital tech industry is at the heart of a modern society and economy in Britain. He is also a trustee of the Tech Partnership which works to promote careers and skills development in the Digital Technology Industry and a Governor of Putney High School.


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