Festival Overview

The 2020 festival will be a digital incarnation of the much-loved annual fixture that brings FTWeekend’s content to life. To give maximum impact and avoid presenting our viewers with too many options, we’re keeping it to one stream of content, across three full days, enabling viewers across the globe to join us for much of the programme.

The platform we’re using for hosting the festival will be able to handle over 50,000 viewers enabling the FTWeekend Festival to accommodate more of its influential readers than ever before.

Join over 5,000 guests to share innovative ideas on everything from finance to education, culture to policy and art to travel.

Hear from the brightest minds as we gather over 100 speakers from around the world including your favourite FTWeekend columnists and editors.

Enjoy a range of interactive platforms hosting performances, wine tastings and much more, all from the comfort of your own home.

The digital ideas festival of our age using the best-in-class digital platform providing unique attendee connections.

2019 Attendee:
“Thoroughly enjoyable and an excellent reflection of why I enjoy the FTWeekend”

Keynote speakers include:

Natasha Tretheway,

author of

Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir

Paul Smith, fashion designer

David Lammy,

MP, and author of

Tribes - How our need to belong can make or break society

Jancis Robinson,

wine correspondent,

Financial Times

100+ leading speakers
5000+ global attendees
57% C-suite / Director / Partner level
73% household income over £150,000
50+ countries