GDI London Conference 2021

September 22, 2021 until September 23, 2021


Global Dating Insights is excited to return to London on Thursday, 23rd September 2021, in association with Dating Group, Besedo, Sendbird and Irisnet!

The event will be hosted at the stunning Leonardo Royal London Tower Bridge hotel, just around the corner from one of the city’s most iconic landmarks. 

The hotel has received recognition from ‘VisitBritain’ and the ‘World Travel & Tourism Council’ because it has adopted all of the reopening guidance put forward by ‘Public Health England’ and global standardised protocols. Global Dating Insights also wants to reassure attendees that masks are welcome for people who want to wear them.

Speaker sessions will run all day, with free lunch and refreshments provided throughout. The conference is followed by an evening of drinks, giving guests an informal networking opportunity to make professional connections.

The night before the conference, Wednesday, 22nd September, we are also hosting an exclusive networking session in the hotel’s glamorous bar. The drinks event starts at 7pm.

Extra speakers and sponsors will be announced very shortly!

  • 2021 Sponsor: Dating Group
    As one of the biggest dating and social discovery holding companies, it currently owns several major brands. Dating Group is ramping up its investment strategy in early- and late-stage companies across the social markets.
  • 2021 Sponsor: Besedo
    Besedo uses a combination of AI moderation, automated filters and human moderation to grow trust among their community. This empowers them to grow by curating a space for singles to interact effectively and fearlessly. Besedo also provides clients with extensive insights, allowing them to adapt their product and stay competitive.
  • 2021 Sponsor: Sendbird
    Sendbird is the leading interactions platform trusted by modern digital apps like Hinge, Reddit, Headspace and Delivery Hero. It allows any app to quickly and easily embed rich real-time chat, voice, and video experiences into their app to build connections.
  • 2021 Sponsor: Women In Dating
    Women in Dating is a movement to empower women and forge a path for greater equity in the online dating industry. As an organisation, Women in Dating brings influential industry thought leaders together to create an inclusive platform for women and women-led initiatives to be recognised and celebrated.
  • 2021 Sponsor: UrSafe
    UrSafe is a personal safety app that can give daters and their families peace of mind when they’re out meeting someone for the first time. Its unique arsenal of features, such as fake phone calls, hands-free SOS alerts and live GPS trackers, can help people quickly leave a bad date or call for help if they feel threatened.
  • 2021 Sponsor: Irisnet
    Irisnet specialises in the development of artificial intelligence based on neutral networks. It has developed an AI photo screening product that enhances dating platforms with the capability to control the upload of profile photos in real time with focus on youth protection.
  • ParshipMeet Group
    ParshipMeet Group was launched last year following a merger between Parship Group and The Meet Group. The portfolio, which includes markets-leaders eharmony and MeetMe, offers a mixture of matchmaking and livestreaming platforms.
  • Once
    Once is one of the most popular dating apps in Europe, offering users a high quality slow dating experience with just a handful of potential matches each day. It recently released a new matching algorithm, designed exclusively by women, that pairs users based on their most compatible personality traits.
  • happn
    happn utilises real-time geolocation to help singles users to find the people they have crossed paths with in real life. happn acts as a meeting facilitator at a time when the pace of life and social new habits can make it difficult to approach strangers and meet new people.
  • Inner Circle
    Inner Circle wants each and every user to be serious about finding a relationship. Its new marketing message of 'Meet Your Match' shows off the commitment to setting up long-term connections, whether that's on the app or at one of its eclectic offline events.
  • muzmatch
    As one of the biggest dating apps for Muslims, muzmatch has millions of users around the world. It offers a modern dating solution for singles who want to take control of their own dating lives, without interference from their loved ones.
  • CLiKD and Global Dating Accelerator
    The team behind CLiKD, the London based dating app driven by personality and passions, will be speaking at the conference. They will also talk about their latest venture, Global Dating Accelerator, which was set up to help dating entrepreneurs bring their innovative ideas to life.
  • HubStars
    HubStars has been providing both ready to promote dating brands and bespoke white label online dating solutions since 2005. Last year it launched an investment fund to help new startups to scale by fine-tuning their technology and marketing strategies.
  • David Minns
    Serial dating entrepreneur David Minns has created numerous dating apps, in seemingly every niche imaginable. However, he is by no means close to being finished and will continue to use his software, product and marketing expertise to produce unique platforms.
  • Mark Brooks
    Industry expert Mark Brooks has decades of experience in the online dating space and is always on top of the latest trends. Her has previously offered his consultancy talents to some of the biggest players.