CBI: CBI Events in Northern Ireland
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CBI is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2015. In Northern Ireland, we will host a number of exclusive networking events throughout the year from dinners and lunches to conferences and roundtables. Book early to avoid disappointment...


Thursday 19: HR Masterclass Breakfast          
for HR directors – on diversity & inclusion
Time: 8.00am - 10.00am                                  
Host/Venue: Pinsent Masons, Soloist Building, Belfast    
Contact: david.fry@cbi.org.uk  

Tuesday 21: CBI Leadership Lunch
The Great Business Debate continues in 'Responsible Business Week'. We will focus on education and skills.
Time: 11.45am - 2.00pm
Venue: James Street South Restaurant, Belfast
Contact: anthea.savage@cbi.org.uk


Wednesday 20: CBI Lunchtime Briefing with Finance Minister, Simon Hamilton
Budgetary outlook – including capital expenditure, FTC, progress on the proposed NI Investment Fund; Progress with public services reform; Public procurement – latest policy developments / issues
Time: 12.00pm - 2.00pm
Venue: Belfast
Contact: anthea.savage@cbi.org.uk 

Thursday 28: CBI Senior Executives’ Dinner       
Focus on housing supply and reform
Time: 6.00pm – 9.00pm                                   
Host/Venue: Ulster Bank                  
Contact: Sandra.mcgurk@cbi.org.uk


Wednesday 3: CBI Senior Executives’ Dinner      
Networking for Finance Directors; with Rain Newton-Smith, CBI Director of Economics
Time: 6.00pm – 9.00pm                                   
Barclays - Belfast
Contact: anthea.savage@cbi.org.uk

Thursday 4: CBI Annual Economic Briefing & Lunch*
Join CBI's newly appointed Director of Economics, Rain Newton-Smith
Time: 11.45am - 2.00pm
Hilton Hotel Belfast
Partner: Bank of Ireland
Book Online Here
Contact: anthea.savage@cbi.org.uk

Tuesday 23: HR Masterclass Breakfast
for HR directors – on Employment law
Time: 8.00am - 10.00am
Host/Venue: Pinsent Masons, Soloist Building, Belfast
Contact: david.fry@cbi.org.uk

Thursday 25: CBI Breakfast Briefing with DETI Minister & CEO Invest NI
Update on progress and priorities with the Economic Strategy; Innovation Strategy, including energy policy; Tourism Strategy; Corporation tax.
Time: 8.30am - 10.00am
Venue: Ramada Hotel, Shaws Bridge, Belfast
Contact: anthea.savage@cbi.org.uk

Wednesday 29: CBI Senior Executives’ Lunch     
Regional briefing for members with HMRC
Time: 12.15pm - 2.00pm  
Host/Venue: AJ Power, Dungannon
Contact: Sandra.mcgurk@cbi.org.uk


Thursday 3: CBI Senior Executives’ Lunch - MSBs
Specifically for medium sized businesses
Time: 12.15pm - 2.00pm                                  
Venue: Belfast - TBC
Contact: Sandra.mcgurk@cbi.org.uk

Thursday 24: CBI Northern Ireland 50th Anniversary Lunch*
Time: 11.45pm - 2.15pm
Culloden Spa Resort, Holywood
Strategic Partner: Northern Ireland Electricity
Corporate Partner: Rainbow Communications
Contact: anthea.savage@cbi.org.uk


Thursday 1: CBI Senior Executives’ Dinner
6.00pm – 9.00pm
First Trust HQ, Belfast
Contact: Sandra.mcgurk@cbi.org.uk

Thursday 8 - Friday 9 October: CBI 24hr MSB Conference
Exclusive strategic level engagement for medium-sized businesses
Time: 2.00pm on 8th to 12.00pm on 9th          
Venue: Slieve Donard Hotel, Newcastle
Contact: anthea.savage@cbi.org.uk

Thursday 22: CBI Leadership Lunch 
The Great Business Debate continues          
Time: 11.45am - 2.00pm                  
Venue: James Street South Restaurant, Belfast
Contact: anthea.savage@cbi.org.uk


Wednesday 4: CBI HR Conference*
Top level half day engagement – talent management / development, diversity, health & safety
Time: 9.00am – 12.00pm (includes lunch)
Venue: Belfast- TBC
Contact: anthea.savage@cbi.org.uk

Thursday 26: CBI Senior Executives’ Dinner
for medium sized businesses
Time: 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Venue: Ulster Bank
Contact: Sandra.mcgurk@cbi.org.uk


Thursday 10: CBI Festive Networking Evening
Networking for CBI members and key stakeholders – with live entertainment in a Victorian streetscape.
Time: 5.30pm - 8.00pm
Venue: Titanic Belfast (Host Partner)
Contact: anthea.savage@cbi.org.uk

Note: All events are FREE to members unless stated otherwise by [*].
Please book your space as indicated or if you  have a query, please contact Anthea.Savage@cbi.org.uk
Event Booking Terms & Conditions

 Sponsorship Opportunities 

For information on how to sponsor, host or partner a CBI Northern Ireland event, contact anthea.savage@cbi.org.uk; 028 9010 1117

CBI Northern Ireland..

  • Represents around 1/3 of the private sector workforc
  • Represents more than 60% of the largest employers in Northern Ireland
  • It is the leading business organisation influencing the policies of the Northern Ireland Executive and Assembly.
  • The objective of our conferences, lunches, meetings and dinners is to give local CBI members unrivalled networking opportunities, plus access to senior figures from local business and government.

Key features of CBI events include:

A Real Occasion

  • Award-winning venues
  • Quality food and wine
  • Sell out venues / waiting lists to attend

Captive Audience & Quality Networking

  • Quality networking at CEO / MD level - key business leaders from the Province’s Top 100 companies, senior political stakeholders and professional advisors – a who’s who in Northern Ireland business.
  • Facilitated introductions to key speakers / guests
  • The biggest and most prestigious networking events in the NI business calendar.
  • Important business issues / trends discussed – forming a catalyst for economic development/improvement.

Raise Your Profile

  • Ideal opportunity to promote your brand to a targeted audience of leading CEO/MDs/political representatives.
  • CBI enjoys an extensive media profile - key business press in attendance at events with post-event interest via interviews, columns, articles, photo opportunities.
  • Online, digital & social media – all partners are recognised on the CBI website, monthly e-zine and ticket booking site. CBI has over 20,000 followers on Twitter and frequently uses Twitter to promote our activities and report during events. Hashtags are provided to guests pre-event with linked tweets to partners during the event.

 If you have a query, please contact us