Networking & Evening Events

One of the key components of Brand USA Travel Week U.K. & Europe, CEO Summit and Media Forum is Networking. We have tailored this year’s evening events to provide valuable networking opportunities for all attendees, and hope that you enjoy your evenings in London.

Please see below for a full schedule of evening events.

Event Information

Monday - October 16, 2023

'A Night at the Gallery' 7:00-9:00 PM
National Gallery
Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN

On Monday evening, all attendees from each of the three events (Travel Week, Media Forum, and CEO Summit) are invited to an evening of networking at the prestigious National Gallery in London, home to one of the greatest collections of paintings in the world. Guests will enjoy food and drinks while viewing pieces from legendary artists including da Vinci, Monet, Van Gogh, Picasso, Turner and Canaletto.

Tuesday - October 17, 2023

Travel Week Networking Reception 5:15-6:45 PM
County Hall

After the first full day of meetings, Travel Week attendees (exhibitors, RTOs and buyers) are invited to an evening of drinks and canapés in the networking area on the fourth floor of County Hall.

Buyers: Broadway Inbound are providing buyers with complimentary tickets to some of London’s greatest shows! For buyers in town Tuesday night, click here to request a ticket. Availability is first come, first served.

CEO Summit Dinner 7:00-10:00 PM
Beaufort Bar at The Savoy
Strand, London WC2R 0EZ

CEO Summit attendees will come together for a champagne reception and private dinner at London’s landmark five-star hotel, The Savoy. Located on the banks of the Thames, The Savoy was the first purpose-built deluxe hotel in London, dating back to 1889, setting new standards for luxury, comfort and service. Today, The Savoy is one of the most famous and iconic hotels in London, having won many prestigious awards including the Condé Nast Traveller Gold List; The Best Hotels and Resorts In The World 2023.

Media Forum Reception 5:45-7:30 PM
Spring Restaurant at Somerset House
Lancaster Pl, London WC2R 1LA

Following the first day of one-to-one media meetings, Media Forum attendees are invited to a reception at Spring Restaurant, Somerset House. The restaurant offers warmth and elegance, and a beautiful dining space set in the New Wing of the iconic Somerset House. Spring is located in the arts and cultural heart of London and is led by acclaimed chef Skye Gyngell, formerly head chef at the Michelin-starred Petersham Nurseries.

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

'Evening Cruise on the Thames' 6:00-9:45 PM
The Silver Sturgeon
Festival Pier, London SE1 8XZ

A 21st century ‘River Yacht’, the Silver Sturgeon boasts an inside deck, lounge area and a sundeck to watch the sunset over the London skyline. Attendees will enjoy a buffet dinner and drinks while viewing the sights along the River Thames, from Canary Wharf to Battersea.


  • 6:00 - 6:30PM - Embarking
  • 6:30PM - Departure from Festival Pier
  • 8:00PM - Midway stop (15mins) at Festival Pier where disembarkation can take place
  • 8:15PM - Depart Festival Pier
  • 9:30PM - Return back to Festival Pier (disembarkation to begin) (TBD - map to be added)

Thursday, October 19, 2023

Travel Week Closing Reception 4:25-6:00 PM
County Hall

Exhibitors and buyers are invited to a closing reception in County Hall’s Waterloo Suite. Drinks and light bites will be served.