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Book your next meeting or conference in London, Ontario
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One of the things that makes London such an ideal destination for your next conference or meeting is completely intangible. It’s something in the air; a spirit of youthful curiosity and can-do attitude that comes from being a college and university city, filled with students and researchers.

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    Downtown • London, Ontario
  • You won’t believe what’s happening here!

    London has a diverse economy with strengths in the agri-food, advanced manufacturing, digital media and tech and medical sectors. Our researchers, scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs are recognized globally for their cutting-edge innovations and have made London a hub for attracting talent from across the various sectors of industry. Conventions that meet in London give you access to the industry leaders, innovators and subject matter experts as speakers and panelists.

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    McCormick Canada • London, Ontario
  • Agri-Food

    London's agri-food sector has strengths in large scale meat processing, frozen foods including pizza and desserts, spices, and alcoholic beverages. As a nationally recognized test market city, London is an ideal place for companies to develop new food products and services prior to nationwide launch. Tim Hortons™ dark roast coffee, McDonald's ® Chicken McNuggets and Blackfly Beverages craft coolers were all tested here.

    With companies like McCormick Canada, Dr. Oetker, Labatt Brewery and Maple Leaf Foods all located in London, your next Agri-food related meeting or conference will be a perfect fit here. Tourism London can assist you in reaching out to these local companies to arrange for relevant guest speakers or setting up facility tours as part of the conference program.

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Destination Canada Recognizes London as a National Leader in Agribusiness

London, Ontario is gaining attention on national and international stages as a hub for Agribusiness. See below for map highlighting London as well as a video that features London.

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    General Dynamics • London, Ontario
  • Advanced Manufacturing

    Companies in the advanced manufacturing sector in London are revolutionizing the way that essential products are produced by using advanced processes including automation, robotics and state-of-the-art technologies. Defense and composite material-based products are driving growth in this sector, as well as the automotive, transportation, aerospace, sporting goods and building products industries.

    Home to General Dynamics Land Systems, 3M Canada, Trojan Technologies and many others, London has an expansive base of potential delegates to draw from to make your next conference the best one yet!

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Destination Canada Recognizes London as a National Leader in Advanced Manufacturing

London, Ontario is gaining attention on national and international stages as a hub for Advanced Manufacturing. See below for map highlighting London as well as a video that features London.

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    Warframe by Digital Extremes • London, Ontario
  • Digital Media and Tech

    Home to some of the fastest-growing technology companies in North America, you can find made in London content and products in the video games you play, ATM's you take cash out of, Hollywood feature films you watch and orders you place at Tim Horton's.

    With companies like, Digital Extremes and Big Viking Games, London is home to the best and brightest in the Digital Media and Tech sector. Tourism London can assist you with establishing connections with these local companies to enhance your next tech conference.

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    Trudell Medical International • London, Ontario
  • Health/Medical

    London’s health sector is advancing human health by leading research, development and commercialization in the industry. 

    London’s many strengths in the health sector are based on a foundation of highly regarded academic and clinical research capabilities supported by two large research facilities, two teaching hospitals, contract research organizations and an innovative private sector. As such, London has a rich history of medical firsts, including the discovery of insulin by Sir Frederick Banting, and advances in human trials for HIV vaccines. London is also home to the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.

    London has the leadership, facilities, talent and capabilities that will enhance your next medical conference. Hosting your medical conference here is hosting in a city where health and medicine is part of the very fiber of the local economy and community.

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