UK sustainability leader wins place alongside US giants Cisco, Facebook and IBM
LONDON, 27 July 2012 – UK sustainability software leader CloudApps has been invited to take part in a UK-government backed online showcase of technology leading SMEs, which coincides with the visit of worldwide business leaders to London for the Olympics.
The Global Business Summit on ICT (Information and Communications Technologies) has been organised by the UK Trade & Investment as part of its London 2012 international economic legacy remit. CloudApps was selected as one of the companies to feature as part of an online Best of British showcase after the organisers received over 250 applications.
Around 400 delegates will attend the 3rd August event, with a much larger online business community. The event will be held at royal residence, Lancaster House, and speakers include Ministers, as well as leaders from UK technology companies such as BT, ARM and Logica as well as international ICT leaders. In addition to the high-level government and trade attendees, there will be a chance for the business globally to attend a ‘virtual conference’ which will last six months from the 3rd August.
CloudApps CEO, Peter Grant said: “We have always believed ours is a sector where the UK leads the world and we are delighted to be chosen by UK Trade & Investment to represent our country at such a prestigious event. The London Global ICT Summit is the perfect platform to display how CloudApps helps global businesses manage down their energy and other costs through employee engagement. With this level of government support, we can really claim to be out in front.”
Further information about the ICT summit can be found at the UK Trade & Investment website here
The Global Business Summit on ICT on 3 August 2012 is a not-to-be-missed occasion for technology leaders from across the world to hear firsthand about UK innovation and creativity, and to engage with UK industry leaders and businesses.
You can view the full agenda for the ICT Summit (PDF, 191KB).
The Summit will feature a number of panel-led seminars focusing on key ICT fields. Covering areas such as ICT Enabling London 2012; Broadband; Cloud & SaaS; Digital Innovation; Smart Infrastructure: Video, Image Recognition & AR; and Next-Generation Mobility, the panels will include senior representatives of major companies and organisation such as ARM, BBC, BT, Cisco, CSR, Huawei Europe, IBM, Imperial College, LOCOG, Logica, Qualcomm Europe, Samsung Electroincs UK, Sophos and Telefónica o2 UK.
The Summit will also host a series of technology showcases; demonstrating some of the best in UK innovation, and offer numerous networking opportunities. Keynote addresses will be provided by leading industry figures as the BBC’s Mark Thompson, BT’s Ian Livingston, and Joanna Shields, Facebook.
Also in attendance will be British Business Ambassadors and representatives from UK Government, offering delegates an unrivalled opportunity to engage with key decision makers and influencers at the highest level.