Social Events

 Complimentary Networking Drinks

Wednesday 10 January 2018
Time: 17:45 – 18:30
Location: Exhibition hall, Third Floor

Join us for a complimentary networking drinks after the close of the conference on Wednesday where the industry exhibition is being held. Network with fellow colleagues and exhibitors in a relaxed setting while enjoying a few drinks. All those booked on the Wednesday of the conference will automatically be booked for this. If you are not coming to the Wednesday of the conference but would still like to attend, please email

complimentary drinks reception

 WSM Birthday Celebration - celebrating 30 years of WSM London

Thursday 11 January 2018
Start time:
19:30 for drinks reception, 20:00 for buffet dinner & drinks. Finish time: 23:30
Ticket price:

The winter dinner will take on a more relaxed feel and will be moving to the spectacular Westminster setting of the Royal Festival Hall, London's leading classical music venue located on the banks of the River Thames at the heart of the Southbank Centre. The celebration will be taking place in the Weston Roof Pavilion with stunning views over the Thames towards the Houses of Parliament. Guests will enjoy a drinks reception followed by an informal standing dinner, allowing guests to mingle and catch up with their fellow conference attendees.

Dress code: Casual with medals and decorations

There will be no tickets issued for the dinner so if you have booked, your name will be on our list when you arrive.

If you have already booked your registration online and would like to a book at a later date, please contact the Events team on +44 (0)207 631 8888.


 5k Fun Run

Thursday 11 January 2018
Start time: 07:00

Back due to popular demand a 5K fun run will be taking place around St James’s Park and the surrounding area.

Meeting location:
Police outhouse on the corner of Birdcage Walk & Horseguards Parade - a map will be available from the AAGBI enquiries desk.
To book:
Go to the AAGBI enquiries desk before the day of the Fun Run to fill in a disclaimer form.
There will be a discretionary donation of at least £10 per participant which will go to SAFE Africa.

 Parent and Baby Room

Don’t miss out on informative lectures and networking with colleagues at WSM London 2018. The parent and baby room is a resource room where the lectures from the conference’s main auditorium will be streamed. This will allow you to keep up to date on the conference proceedings whilst looking after your children within the comfort of an informal setting.