Where Internet of Things means business

A meeting of the key people in European IoT – Entrepreneurs, corporates and investors. The first BLN IoT Forum in 2013 helped define the commercial opportunities for entrepreneurs in IoT.

Our third forum will focus on realising the commercial potential of IoT bringing buyers, suppliers and investors in the sector together to talk about doing business, learn more about the funding, the products and the relationships that are needed for success in the market.

Who comes?

This is an event for all those who have built products and services around IoT technology:

  • Established large brands, who are using or interested in the IoT
  • High growth tech businesses developing IoT technologies and platforms
  • Investors and influencers in the market.
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2015: suggest a speaker

If you know a great speaker or think you have a great topic, then please get in touch. We’d love to hear your thoughts.

Jonathan Wiggin

CEO , N-Wave

Jonathan is CEO of NWave, an integrated low-power wide-area wireless communications platform for the Internet of Things based on a proprietary ultra narrow-band protocol.

Craig Hollingworth

Founder, Concirrus

Craig is a mobile and Internet of Things specialist, having held senior positions in O2, Telefonica, France Telecom and Masternaut.

Pilgrim Beart

Founder, 1248

Pilgrim Beart is a computer engineer turned technology innovator with a string of start-ups under his belt. He is currently founder and director at 1248, providing a scaleable platform for the IoT.

Rick Robinson

Executive Architect, Smarter Cities, IBM

Rick is an Executive Architect at IBM responsible for the development and delivery of Smarter City solutions for IBM’s customers in the UK and Europe.

Alex Deschamps Sonsino

Founder, Good Night Lamp/Designswarm

Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino is an interaction designer, product designer, entrepreneur & speaker based in London. She is the founder of the Good Night Lamp, a family of internet-connected lamps.

Why come to IoT 15?

Easy – you get to meet the people who are making the Internet of things a commercial reality and get some hands on exposure to the products they are building. BLN events focus on bringing high value people together with great content and lots of networking.

This is one place that the people who are actually making things happen in IoT get together to learn from each other and do business together. Two days of making great connections, sharing the excitement, uncovering the insights.

Meet and talk with a group of brilliant people from around the world.
Hear smart panels and thoughtful keynotes and see presentations from selected companies that represent the best of emerging Internet of Things businesses.
Get hands on with the exhibition, demos and workshops 

IoT15 considers

  • What problems can the IoT solve now?
  • How can startups address big IoT markets?
  • Is there ‘smart money’? If so, where is it investing?
  • How will the IoT change business models?
  • Who are the disruptors and who will be disrupted?

The BLN IoT Forum Promise

It’s simple. We are so confident you will enjoy and get value from our events that if you attend and don’t agree, we will refund your ticket price.

'well paced, varied and interesting and I particularly appreciated the non-tech focus.'

Amyas Philips, ARM

'I genuinely felt the conference was excellent: I met a lot of useful people, and I enjoyed the pitches and panels.'

Alex Van Someren, Amadeus Capital

'like a big cauldron of innovation waiting to pop out a bubble of a new business venture - amazing :)'

Andy Stanford Clark, IBM