FAQ – Women of The Square Mile

Venue Information

How can I travel to the event?

The closest station to Olympia, London is Kensington (Olympia). 

London Underground

It’s one stop from Shepherd’s Bush (Central line) or West Brompton (District line). The venue is next to Kensington Olympia station. 


The following buses all stop within a very short walking distance of the venue:

  • 9 - runs to and from Aldwych and Hammersmith.
  • 23 - runs to and from Westbourne Park and Hammersmith.
  • 27 - runs to and from Chalk Farm and Turnham Green. 
  • 28 - runs to and from Kensal Rise and Wandsworth.
  • 49 - runs to and from White City and Clapham Junction.
  • 391 - runs to and from Fulham and Richmond.


It’s quicker and easier to travel to the venue by public transport, but we realise that sometimes you’ve just got to drive. Our postcode is W14 8UX.

Is there parking available at the venue?

If you need to secure a space for your van, lorry or car please click the book parking link. 


Pre-Event Information

Will I receive event updates?

Yes, we will email you fortnightly and weekly leading up to the event (a month out). You will receive speaker, content and event updates.

Will I be sent a ticket?

No. Your badge will be ready at the registration desk for you to collect. More information on specific registration will be sent to you no less than 2 weeks before the event. 


Event Day Information

What time does the event start and finish?

Registration starts at 08:00am with the first session starting at 09:00am. The last session will end at 18:00pm, you are then invited to join us for networking drinks for an hour. 

Can tickets be purchased on the event day?

No, tickets must be purchased before the event. Please ensure all tickets are booked prior to the event online or through our Community Lead, Hiywet

What is the dress code? 

There is no specific dress code. We encourage attendees to wear whatever they find most comfortable, most people joining us tend to opt for the smart casual approach. 

Will there be somewhere I can store my bags/coats? 

There will be a cloakroom. 

Will lunch be provided?

No. There are outlets available to delegates within the hall. Tea and coffee, as well as snacks will be provided in the breaks. 

What is the agenda comprised of? 

Everyone will start in the main plenary until 11:30am where the break out rooms open. All attendees will end the day back in the main plenary from 16:25pm. 

What about workshops? 

Please note that workshops have to be booked via eventbrite. You should have been sent an email with the password to sign up.


Post Event

Are the presentations recorded?

Yes, the main plenary will be recorded and will be made available to speakers, event partners & gold pass holders. We will email you once the recordings are available

Are the presentations available?

This is up to the speakers’ discretion. Please email Lucy to ask if it’s available.