The UK Government and Tech Nation Join Bloomberg’s Sooner Than You Think Technology Event in London, June 11-12

The UK Government and Tech Nation will join Bloomberg’s flagship technology summit, Sooner Than You Think, on June 11-12 at Central Hall Westminster, London. They will join more than 600 attendees to discuss the future of work, mobility, money and more.

“We are delighted to have the UK Government support Sooner Than You Think London,” said Stephen Colvin, Global Head, Bloomberg Live. “The UK is rightly regarded as one of the world’s leading hubs for large technology companies, start-ups and entrepreneurs and it is vital it remains at the forefront of innovation and strives to be at the centre of Europe’s future technology growth. Sooner Than You Think is the perfect meeting place to drive forward this ambition.”

Conversations from the event will be streamed live on Bloomberg digital platforms and aired on Bloomberg TV and Bloomberg Radio.

Jeremy Wright, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, said: “Bloomberg’s decision to bring Sooner Than You Think to the UK highlights its status as Europe’s leading tech hub. It will be a great opportunity to showcase our fantastic firms and talent to global leaders and investors. I’m looking forward to discussing what the future will hold for this vital, groundbreaking sector.”

“We are excited to host Bloomberg’s flagship technology conference in London. The event will convene some of the world’s most influential technology leaders to discuss the pressing challenges and opportunities that influence our daily lives,” said Brad Stone, Bloomberg’s Senior Executive Editor for Global Tech.

Gerard Grech, CEO, Tech Nation said: “With 2018 having been another great year for venture capital investment in UK tech with investment totalling £6.3bn, this couldn’t be a more exciting time to showcase the UK’s burgeoning tech scene.”

“We’re delighted to join the UK Government in supporting Sooner Than You Think London, which will help educate the audience on the near-future of business and innovation as well as the technological breakthroughs already transforming our global economy,” said Grech.

In addition to the UK Government and Tech Nation, Sooner Than You Think London is supported by Google Cloud.

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