When is the AI & Big Data Expo Global 2021?

The physical show takes place on the 6-7th September 2021.

The virtual show takes place on the 13-15th September 2021 online.

Where is the event for the physical show?

The event will take place at London’s Business Design Centre.

The venue address is:

Business Design Centre
52 Upper Street
London N1 0QH

How do I get there? 

Located 10 minutes from Kings Cross St. Pancras International and a short walk from Angel tube station, the Business Design Centre is one of London’s most popular conference and exhibition venues.

The Business Design Centre is located in the heart of Islington with easy access to and from Central London by public transport. Surrounded by restaurants and bars the Business Design Centre is in the ideal location bordering North and Central London making it easily accessible by any means.

Please make sure if you are walking to the venue, then you need to find us just off Upper Street; for the best directions launch our location in Google Maps. The entrance on Liverpool Road is for loading only and does not allow access for pedestrians.


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Public Transport

There are many ways to get to the venue including the use of buses and both the London underground and overground. The nearest tube station Angel (Northern Line), is a five minute walk away allowing you to travel to Central London within minutes. Just a little further in the opposite direction is Highbury and Islington with great underground and overground connections.

There are many bus stops near the venue which cover several routes in and around London.  Please click here for the journey planner to plan your trip.

Day 1

Registration: from 8:30am-5:00pm

Conferences: 9.20am – 6:00pm

Exhibition Hall: 8.30am – 6:00pm

Day 2

Registration: from 9.00am

Conferences: 9.00am – 4.30pm

Exhibition Hall: 9:30am – 4:30pm

Where can I stay? 

There is a choice of hotels in close proximity to the venue.

You will find a list of all nearby hotels here.

Which pass type do I need?

It depends on what you are looking for. Find out more about which pass is right for you here.

How can I pay for my pass?

We accept all major credit cards and can also take payment via bank transfer and over the phone. To pay via either of the latter, please complete your booking and select the ‘invoice’ option, then get in touch with team with your payment preference and invoice number at  [email protected]

When will I get my ticket?

E-tickets have been sent to your email, they will be sent out weekly in the lead up to the event to ensure that you receive your ticket.

Please print and bring your e-badge with you in order to access the event.

What’s the best way to find out what’s going on at the event?

There will be a free event guide available at the registration desk which lists all the sessions and activities taking place over the 2 days. We also recommend following us on Twitter (@ai_expo) as we will be live-tweeting updates and images throughout the event.

Are there any dedicated networking opportunities?

Yes. Ultimate and Gold pass holders will have access to the Delegate Lounge over both days within the exhibition, in addition to the official Networking Tool which allows you to connect pre-event and arrange meetings during the show, and also an invitation to networking drinks following day one of the conference.

Will there be Wi-Fi available in the venue?

There will be Wi-Fi available on site. You will find the username and log-in within the event guide.

Are there catering facilities?

Yes. There are catering facilities available on-site offering a range of refreshments.

Who is speaking at the event?

You can find a full list of speakers here. 

What companies are exhibiting?

You can find a full list of exhibitors here.

Can I speak and/or exhibit at the event?

You can find more details about getting involved here. You can also get in touch with the team via [email protected] or +44 (0) 117 980 9020 who will be happy to provide further information and possibilities.

I want to see the conferences but cannot make it to the event. What can I do?

We offer a ‘Workshop Materials Pass’ which provides access to the session materials from all conferences. This includes PDF copies of the presentation and audio recordings. You can register for a workshop pass here.


Please click here for full details on cancellations.

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