Registration opens Dec 23
Business Design Centre

What to expect at DCD>Connect | London

Three dedicated content stages. Best-in-class technology discovery. Unparalleled networking opportunities. Here's what you can expect at next year's event:

Join the co-located DCD>Investment Forum

Explore the current and upcoming investment & financing trends underpinning the digital infrastructure sector

Following a successful launch in 2023, the DCD>Investment Forum will run alongside DCD>Connect | London as a co-located event on September 17.

Bringing together CFOs and finance teams from data center operators across Europe looking to raise capital, alongside investors from major financial institutions, REITs, institutional investors, infrastructure funds, private equity, sovereign wealth funds, brokers & advisory teams. This closed-door event will explore the current and upcoming investment and financing trends underpinning the digital infrastructure sector.

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Fast-track your technology discovery with interactive Tech Exchange sessions:

Tech Exchange sessions take place on September 17. They connect you with like-minded delegates and our event partners for short 15 minute group get-to-know-you discussions centered around specific technologies and services.

We'll be exploring the following technologies and services in London:

  • Facilities Management
  • Construction
  • Power & Sustainability
  • Cooling
  • Networking & Connectivity

Three unmissable content stages, over 100+ expert speakers

We'll be running three dedicated content stages live on the Show Floor on September 18 - expect expert-led panel discussions, in-depth executive interviews, demos of the latest tech innovations, and video tours of the newest data center facilities as we explore the challenges and opportunities currently shaping the European market - with plenty of opportunities for live Q&A!

There are over 100+ expert speakers set to share their views. Previous speakers include:

  • Suzanne O'Toole, General Manager - CO&I, Microsoft
  • Dame Dawn Childs, Chief Executive Officer, Pure Data Centres Group
  • Marientina Laina, Global Head - Sustainability, NTT Global Data Centers
  • Otto Kreiter, Principal - Global Infrastructure, Google
  • Anna Dowson, Global Director - Environmental, Social and Governance, CBRE
  • Stephen Bowes-Phipps, Vice President - EMEA Data Centres & Cloud, State Street
  • Rhea Williams, Chief Commercial Officer, E3 Platforms
  • Mike Eytle, EMEA Regional Director - Datacenter Integration - CO&I, Microsoft
  • Ash Evans, EMEA Lead - Energy & Location Strategy, Google
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Gain exclusive insights into new technologies and product development roadmaps from 80+ leading suppliers on the Show Floor on September 18:

With opportunities to:

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    Explore DCD>White Space areas

    With designated areas across the Show Floor that showcase the latest product and kit

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    Ask the experts your key questions

    Talk to dedicated product experts live on the Show Floor, with opportunities for Q&A and informal follow up discussions

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    Preview emerging technologies

    Gain exclusive insights into emerging technologies, with video-previews and behind-the-scenes insights into product development roadmaps

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    Build relationships with suppliers from across Europe

    Connect with partners who suit your ongoing project requirements, to accelerate & inform your buying experience

Network with peers in-style with a host of unrivalled networking opportunities:

VIP guests can enjoy complimentary access to the VIP Networking Lounge throughout the event - a dedicated space for you to catch up on emails, host private conversations away from the Show Floor, or take some downtime from the event. The VIP Networking Lounge gives you the necessary space to do what’s important to you, with complimentary refreshments available throughout the event.

You'll also enjoy access to:

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    Icebreaker Party

    Celebrate the opening night alongside 1,200+ of the industry's biggest names

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    Closed-door networking lunches

    VIP guests can enjoy 3-course closed-door lunches focused on key industry topics on both September 17 & 18

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    VIP Cocktail Hour

    Invited guests can join their peers for a private cocktail hour away from the Show Floor on September 18

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    VIP Private Dinner

    Invited guests can join peers for an exclusive networking dinner on September 17, wrapping up the networking on Day One in style!