The Mansion House is the home and office of the Rt Hon the Lord Mayors of the City of London, this Grade 1 listed building provides a spectacular setting for business meetings, civic and livery activity and conferences.
Charitable and business-related organisations also use Mansion House for fundraising events, receptions and dinners. A number of high-profile events are held each year which provide a platform for cabinet ministers, visiting Heads of Government and other prominent figures. Some 50,000 people visit the Mansion House every year.
The Lord Mayor, as head of the City of London Corporation, represents both the oldest and one of the most modern municipal authorities in the world.
During the one year of office, he/she travels the world as an ambassador for the business City, promoting it as the world’s leading international financial centre and boosting the profile of British business at home and abroad. The Lord Mayor is well placed to establish valuable contacts both at diplomatic and top boardroom level. These contacts open business opportunities in the City and help maintain London’s position as the world’s leading international financial centre.