IoT Tech Expo Global 2017: A round up of the two-day event in London

By: Steve Jones

26, January, 2017


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Firstly, we’d like to thank all those who attended the 2nd annual IoT Tech Expo Global which returned to London’s Olympia with an extended agenda, larger expo and some brand new topics. We hope you all enjoyed the event and want to say a thank you to our sponsors, speakers and exhibitors. The event attracted an audience of over 5,000 attendees with delegates from across the globe. Scroll down for highlights video..

The two-day event hosted 7 conference tracks, an exhibition, start-up incubator, live hackathon, IoT meetup, a networking party, in addition to the co-located Blockchain Expo. With industry leading speakers from the likes of ARM mbed, Amazon, Verizon, PTC, Thyssenkrupp, John Deere, Shell, Maersk, FC Barcelona, Ubuntu and more, the topics and verticals covered were vast.

Here are a few pictures of the show and you can share yours with us using the hashtag #IoTTechExpo


Bee Hayes-Thakore, Director of Marketing Programs, IoT at ARMmbed opened Day 1 of the Connected Industry track, exploring the best routes into the IIoT.


The expo had over 150 exhibitors showcasing the latest technology innovations from drones to AR, 3D printing to robotics, and more.


Max Amordeluso, EU Head of Alexa Skills Kit at Amazon addresses what role voice control will play as the community of partners grows and use cases expand within the open conference track; Developing for the IoT.


The 2nd open conference; IoT Innovations & Technologies provided a platform for start-ups and beyond, and explored areas including insurance, health, wearables and the role of hackers.


The co-located Blockchain Expo explored cutting edge topics with speakers from Microsoft, Osborne Clark, HSBC, Hitachi & more



The live hackathon, sponsored by Amazon Alexa and QNAP, saw developers, designers and makers compete for 2 days to create the most innovate solution and win a prize fund of £1500 Amazon vouchers & Amazon Echo’s!


The ‘Smart Cities‘ and ‘Connected Living‘ conferences covered a range of topics from connected car, smart utilities, urban mobility, sustainable transport, smart lighting, buildings, homes and more.

Highlights video from the IoT Tech Expo Global 2017

It would be great to hear your feedback on the event, and as a thank you, we will automatically enter you in a prize draw to win an all-access gold pass for a future event! We have upcoming IoT Tech Expo’s in Berlin and Silicon Valley – you can find out more and register for both:

IoT Tech Expo Europe – 1-2nd June, Estrel, Berlin

IoT Tech Expo North America – 29-30th November, Santa Clara, Silicon Valley