Attendee Event Guide – CIO Institute: London

Event Guide

Welcome to the CIO Institute: London

At the Global CIO Institute we constantly hear industry commentators talk about the engine of change. Because of this we have leveraged our global executive community to create a world-class, executive driven academic platform to help you make the right decisions for your organisation.


Our events feature over 100 executives that champion think tanks, panel discussions and workshops creating a dynamic mix of thought leadership, and best practice strategies. The debate continues through the year via our online communities giving you continuous peer support. It is with great pleasure that I welcome you on board the event.

Your complimentary invitation includes:

Your entry to the event, where you will have participation in a great programme, top networking opportunities, with excellent speakers, boardroom discussions and panel meetings. Pre and post event materials. All meals and refreshments provided during the conference and evening networking is complimentary. Any additional extras should be paid by the individual.

Our promise to you

Onsite networking opportunities - To increase the possibility of meeting a greater number of your peers, executives are invited to take part in the evening networking with guest speaker following the last workshop session.


24/7 Community Access - We invite every executive to write a short blog about their thoughts on the industry, which we will showcase as a featured CIO to our community. You also have the opportunity to communicate and follow our social media posts on our exclusive Global CIO Community platform -


Onsite Brokered Meetings – We invite innovative suppliers who are there to give insight on the investment areas you are currently targeting.


Insight from Leading / C-Suite Executives – Our programme is designed to bring you the most forward thinking and thought driven topics that are being discussed in the industry.


  • Registration stage

    Upon receiving this document, you have accepted the terms and conditions of attendance and your representative will send you the most relevant updates and industry stories.

  • Three weeks prior to Event

    You will receive instructions to prioritise your appointment schedule. Every aspect of the event has been designed to maximise the return on your investment of time spent away from the office. The normal balance of your time spent during the day as an executive is 60% in workshops and 40% in meetings.

  • One week prior to Event

    Final logistics will be sent to you with relevant location details. You will receive your days schedule upon registration when you arrive.


London Heathrow Marriott Hotel 

Bath Road

Heathrow Airport




Approximate Event Timings

Registration opens at 8am

Event timings 8.30am-5.30pm

Networking drinks 5.30-6.30pm


Driving Directions

From Terminals 1 & 3: follow exit signs and go through the tunnel staying in the right-hand lane. Follow signs for A4 local traffic, take 3rd exit at Emirates Roundabout sign posted A4 Central London. Go through the traffic lights at the top and continue about 0.5 miles through a further set of lights. The hotel is on the left hand side. From Terminal 4: follow exit signs taking the A30 towards Central London for 2 miles. Take A312 to Hayes for 1/2 a mile and then the A4 towards Heathrow Terminal 1& 3 and continue for 1/2 a mile. The hotel is on the right hand side.Hotel direction: 3.2 km N from Heathrow Airport. This hotel does not provide a shuttle service. Alternative transport: WeKnow Electric Car Transfer on request

Estimated taxi fare: 18 GBP (one way)

Bus service, fee: 1.55 GBP (one way)


Parking will be complimentary as a guest of the CIO Institute Event

Other transport

The following local buses are free of charge only to and from the destinations detailed below.

Local buses to and from Terminals 1,2,3 (Central Bus Station) Bus numbers: 105, 111, 140, 285. Frequency approximately every 15/20 minutes, journey time 10 minutes. From Hatton Cross station you can get the 90, 285 or 432 to Harlington corner which is a 2 minute walk from the hotel.

Local buses to and from Terminal 4 Bus number: 555 Frequency approximately every 30 minutes, journey time 20 minutes. 

Local buses to and from Terminal 5 Bus number: 423 Frequency approximately every 20 minutes, journey time 20 minutes Bus numbers: 105, 111, 140, 285, 423 all depart for the airport from Harlington Corner bus stop and arrive back from the airport to New Road bus stop in front of the hotel.

Bus number: 555 departs for the airport from New Road bus stop in front of the hotel and arrives back from the airport to Harlington Corner bus stop. Complimentary Public buses from Heathrow Central towards Kingston, Harrow Weald or Greenford Bus numbers: 105,111,140,285 from Stop A. 


All executives are asked to wear business attire during the day.

Wifi access is available throughout the venue and there will be an onsite AV team should you have any questions.

For speakers, there will be an AV team onsite should you need assistance regarding your presentation. A laptop will be provided for those with speaking presentations, however please feel free to bring your own and inform us of any external cables that are required to support your device.  Upon arrival, please report to the reception and ask to be directed to Paula Carey.  

Please ensure that you come with the relevant tools for the day’s duration: 

  • All meals and refreshments provided are complimentary of your stay. Any additional extras should be paid by the individual. 
  • We do not cover the cost for travel and accommodation. If you wish to stay at the venue where the event is being held at, please contact Emily Anthony on Please be advised that we are not contracted to any rooms so cannot guarantee availability.

London Heathrow Marriott

Here's the reservation link can use to book a special rate room at the London Heathrow Marriott Hotel

London Heathrow Marriott Hotel for 143 GBP per night

Book your room now


If this hotel is full, there are plenty of nearby hotels including: 

  • Sheraton Skyline Hotel 
  • Renaissance Hotel 
  • Moxy Hotel 
  • Premier Inn 

Terms & Conditions

As a Delegate I agree to the following terms and conditions set out by GB Intelligence Ltd and Global Business Intelligence LLC. These terms and conditions, and the delegate registration form submitted by the Delegate, comprise the agreement between the Delegate and GB Intelligence Ltd and Global Business Intelligence LLC governing the Delegates participation and attendance at the event. To ensure that the Delegate receives maximum value from the sessions and the pre-arranged one-to-one meetings, the Delegate will be directed to complete a profile for inclusion on the Global CIO Institute website. GB Intelligence Ltd and Global Business Intelligence LLC will provide profiles of Sponsors/Solution Partner organisations and other Delegates to assist the Delegate in the selection process for one-to-one meetings. A deadline will be specified by which time session selections and meeting choices must be submitted to us. Participation in pre-arranged one-to-one meetings is at the discretion of GB Intelligence Ltd and Global Business Intelligence LLC. The Delegate agrees to complete and return all Delegate profiling, meetings and workshop selections before the requested deadlines, as specified by GB Intelligence Ltd and Global Business Intelligence LLC. GB Intelligence Ltd and Global Business Intelligence LLC will not be held liable to the Delegate for any change in the number or identity of other attendees or for any attendees who do not keep scheduled meetings. The Delegate hereby confirms they will participate in a minimum of one (1) full day’s participation, including attendance to their pre-arranged networking meetings (if applicable). The Delegate hereby confirms that they are appropriately qualified for attendance at the event and will conduct themselves in a proper and professional manner at all times. If the event is cancelled or postponed by GB Intelligence Ltd and Global Business Intelligence LLC due to events or circumstances beyond reasonable control, we will reschedule the event and the Delegate will be transferred to the appropriate re-scheduled event within 12 months. There is no financial obligation for a Delegate to attend the event full participation for the entire event is expected. A Delegate who is unable to attend the event may nominate a suitable replacement from the same organisation, at a similar organisational level and expertise. If a Delegate cancels their attendance and does not provide a suitable replacement a cancellation fee of £1,000 (+VAT when in connection with GB Intelligence Ltd) is to be paid. Cancellation fees are in place to mitigate against any loss to GB Intelligence Ltd and Global Business Intelligence LLC caused by failure to attend or send replacement. Delegates are responsible for the cost of gratuities that might include the following expenses: Use of leisure facilities at the venue, Parking, Alcohol (where applicable), Travel, any other items not arranged by GB Intelligence Ltd and Global Business Intelligence LLC as part of the event. When you apply to be a Delegate you MUST consent to us collecting and storing your personal information. You will not be able to complete your registration process without consenting to us storing your personal data. We will only use the personal data supplied by you for the purposes of administering our events. In certain circumstances we may transfer/share your information to our sponsoring companies in connection with an event that you are attending. In these circumstances the personal data made available will be limited to the necessary information required for the event and will be supplied strictly on condition it is only used for that purpose. By registering for an event you agree to us using your personal data including email address and phone number for marketing purposes through email and SMS campaigns. You are able to opt out at any time. CIO Institute events will be recorded and content may be used for marketing purposes. By accepting these terms and conditions you agree to the use of the video containing your comments and imagery. 

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