noun: influence; plural noun: influences
The capacity or power of persons or things to be a compelling force on or produce effects on the actions, behaviour, opinions, etc., of others:
In the Book of Genesis, God’s first instruction to man after creation was literally to INFLUENCE! In today’s culture, we are surrounded by so many influences, and people have the instinctive tendency to gravitate towards people of influence.
From the world of business, politics, media, arts & entertainment, education, family relationships, social media and faith, the influences that surrounds each & every one of us on the face of the planet continues to grow and impacts our daily lives; from fashion trends, to the style of music we listen to, to the career paths we follow, to our next holiday destination. The truth is, we’re all constantly impacted by external influences, and we’re all designed to be people of influence.
The inaugural Influence London summit is a one-day gathering, merging faith, arts & entertainment, the creative industry, leadership, entrepreneurship, empowerment and social media branding.
Influence London 2016 is a summit that brings together thought-leaders, and leading voices from diverse industry backgrounds for a full day of masterclasses, workshops, talk shows and keynote presentations. The expertise of our influencers (guest speakers and panellists) will not only empower the next generation of world changers, but also nurture and inspire those who aspire to be influential.
To be a person of influence, one must require an understanding of the disciplined strategic thinking that propels a person to a platform of influence, and sustains them.
Influence London 2016 will provoke and galvanise you to expand your influence, and give you the necessary tools to go further than you’ve ever been before, and to do more than you’ve ever done before. This event is like no other; as it brings together experts and leading voices from various spheres of influence and industry backgrounds, to help propel you to be a person of influence in your specific area of life, business, career or creativity
The inaugural Influence London summit will take place at the Hilton Canary Wharf Hotel, in the heart of the greatest city on earth – London.
The Entertainment & Creative Masterclasses are designed to educate, empower and inspire those looking to break into the film, TV, music and creative industries. This is also the platform to network, and learn from leading voices and from industry executives from the world of entertainment.
With more than one out of every six people on earth now on Facebook, or other social media platforms, social media is fast becoming second-nature to most people, forming habits that influence their lives, both on and offline.
You don’t have to be Instagram or Youtube to know how to market yourself – as our two independent social media experts will tell you. They will be offering first-hand insight into the world of all things social media – from strategy, creating stimulating content, to remaining relevant online, whether you are a new company that needs to acquire new clientele or an aspiring Instagram celebrity.
Situated at at the heart of Canary Wharf, the UK’s largest business and finance district, the Hilton London Canary Wharf is conveniently located just 15 minutes from London City airport, making it easily accessible from across Europe.
Hilton London Canary Wharf offers a prime location, just five minutes’ walk to Canary Wharf tube station on the Jubilee Line. South Quay DLR Station is only two minutes away and Westfield shopping centre and Greenwich Cutty Sark are accessible in 14 minutes.
Hilton London Canary Wharf is easily accessible by car and public transportation from all across London.
Take the Docklands Light railway to South Quay. Hilton London Canary Wharf is directly next to the station
Travelling to the Influence London by car? Hilton London Canary Wharf can best be reached from the A13 motorway. When driving within London, follow signs towards Canary Wharf, Docklands, City Airport or Tower Bridge. The hotel is located right of the Marsh Wall, near the riverfront.
The secure, covered hotel car park is limited to 25 self-parking spaces and is run strictly on a first come first served basis. Parking costs GBP20 for 24 hours. Alternative car parking is available near the hotel.
Canary Wharf Tube Station on the Jubilee Line is a 5-minute walk from the hotel.
From the London Underground Canary Wharf Tube station, take the Jubilee Place main exit. Once out of the station turn left and proceed to the pedestrian traffic crossing. Cross the road and walk straight ahead towards the glass building, go through the glass building continuing to walk straight. Once out of the glass building walk up the little steps to cross over the footbridge, at the end of the footbridge turn left and walk straight and then turn right after first parking bays into Admirals Way. The hotel is situated towards the bottom of the road on your left hand side.
London Bridge Rail Station: 15 minutes
Take the London Underground Jubilee Line to Canary Wharf.
Paddington Rail Station: 40 minutes
Take the Bakerloo Line to Baker Street and change onto the London Underground Jubilee Line to Canary Wharf.
City Airport: 21 minutes
From London City Airport, take the Docklands Light Railway to Poplar station. Change at Poplar for a DLR train to South Quay station. The Hilton London Canary Wharf hotel is next to the station.
If you’re travelling in from out of town or simply looking to turn your time at Influence London 2016 into a weekend getaway, why not check out a selection of hotels in the local area to suit every budget level. All the listed hotels are within walking distance or a short hop on the Docklands Light Railway from the venue.
South Quay,Marsh Wall,
+44 (0)203 002 2300
The Radisson Blu Edwardian, New Providence Wharf is a hidden gem amongst Canary Wharf hotels. A spacious and beautifully appointed hotel with unbeatable views it’s the perfect haven from the hustle and bustle of Canary Wharf.
Excellent transport connections make getting between New Providence Wharf, Canary Wharf, London City airport and the O2 arena particularly easy.
On a quiet bend of the Thames, this luxury hotel is a polished riverside sanctuary, designed for restfulness. Bedrooms are gracefully designed and business equipment is cutting edge.
A stone’s throw from Canary Wharf and City Airport, this is the ultimate retreat. With a stunning covered terrace, ideal for eating and drinking and views over to The O2, New Providence Wharf is also home to the delightful East River Spa, providing a peaceful refuge for guests.
A host of guest services and amenities are available at the Radisson Blu Edwardian, New Providence Wharf Hotel, including a business centre with complimentary wireless Internet access.
5 Fairmont Avenue
+44 (0) 207 987 2050
Bedroom only reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Britannia International Hotel London was one of the first Canary Wharf Hotels. Situated on the water’s edge of the London Docklands, it is a modern glass fronted building nearby the internationally famous business district and has superb panoramic views of the London Skyline.
Overlooking buzzing Canary Wharf, this quayside hotel is a 7-minute walk from South Quay DLR station and a 15-minute walk from Billingsgate Market. …
Classic rooms flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffee making equipment. Upgraded rooms offer views of the London skyline. Suites add living rooms; some include whirlpool tubs and private balconies.
Free WiFi is available in public areas. Dining options include an Indian eatery, a pizzeria and a traditional British restaurant. There’s also a pub, and a river-view bar with floor-to-ceiling windows. Other amenities include a heated indoor pool, a gym, and a spa with a sauna and a steam room.
0871 222 0042
Off East India Dock Road
0871 984 619
A 5-minute walk from East India DLR station, with great connections to South Quay DLR station, this contemporary budget hotel is 3.8 miles from the Tower of London and 6.8 miles from the British Museum
The property has a casual restaurant/bar offering an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet (free for kids) and simple dinners, as well as parking (surcharge).
The bright rooms feature custom-designed beds, limited free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, plus tea and coffee making equipment. Family rooms add sofa beds. Children age 15 and under stay free in their parents’ room.
21 Hertsmere Road
West India Quay,
Phone:+44 (0)20 7531 8100
This modern redbrick hotel occupies 2 separate buildings; 1 historic, connected by an external walkway. It’s an 11-minute walk from Canary Wharf tube station and 2.8 miles from the Tower of… More London and Big Ben.
There’s a lobby lounge area with a vintage jukebox and transport services are available (fees may apply).
Minimalist TV-free rooms come with or without windows and feature free Wi-Fi, en suite bathrooms and air-conditioning. They also all have black-out curtains and USB charging points. TVs, safes and towels are available for an extra fee.
Influence London, The Rock Church London
Oxford House, Derbyshire Street
London, E2 6HG
+44 (0)20 7729 0582