For 2012, LeWeb conference thrills its visitors for the first time with a double impact. Europe’s biggest web event, founded by Loïc Le Meur and his wife Géraldine, will premiere in advance of the Olympic Games in London in June. Nevertheless the entrepreneurs and web show will take place in Paris as usual during the beginning of December from 4th to 6th.
In London, LeWeb take place at the historical Westminster Hall, nearby famous Big Ben. In a recent video, Loïc and Geraldine underline their approach about the expansion –
It’s not a replacement for Paris, it’s an addition. […] Start-ups, entrepreuners, VCs, business angels, launch companies – same ocktail like LeWeb in Paris is coming to London
[which is] just a warm-up for Paris“. […] It’s like fashion, right. You have summer, you have winter.
Update 1 April 2012
This week the registration for early bird tickets started and kicks with a 50 percent early bird discount. LeWeb 2012 Paris comes with Spring tickets (available until 15 March 30 June 2012) starting from 1,150 Euro for 1,390.00 Euro (2,300 Euro regular ticket price for full event). The „Very Early Bird“ LeWeb 2012 London event costs 700 GBP 950 GBP (1,500 GBP regular) for two days.
And for both events, attendees will pay
1,895 Euro 2,340 Euro (i.e. 1700 1,960 GBP) (available until 15 April 2012).
In the meantime just have a look at the 2011 promo video:
– Additional picture credits: Locita.com