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A major highlight in the Northern Ireland business calendar, attracting 500 senior business leaders across all sectors of the region.

Following the success of our annual dinner in April, CBI members can look forward to another high level networking event with the best of Northern Ireland business. Each of the previous year have sold out, so please book your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

This year we welcome the new CBI President, Mr John Allan CBE, who joins us at an important time for the economy and the country. John's wealth of business experience in logistics, business services and retail sectors coupled with his board experience in construction and finance will provide terrific insights into consumers and the economy.

Previously, amongst John's other senior roles, he was non-executive director at Worldpay where he was formerly Chairman. He was Chairman of Dixons Retail and later Co-Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director of the enlarged Dixons Carphone. He was Chief Financial Officer and a Board Member of Deutsche Post DHL, and Chief Executive of Exel, the supply chain logistics company. He was also previously Chairman of Care UK Health & Social Care and a non-executive director of the Home Office Supervisory Board. He has been a non-executive director at: Royal Mail, PHS Group, National Grid, Wolseley, Hamleys, 3i and Connell.

Why attend?

Catch up with fellow business leaders and colleagues, or build more valuable connections with your clients, as we introduce you to the best of Northern Ireland business, and address the key issues affecting our future.

To register your interest, please contact Karen Hoey at


£110 + vat (early bird rate before 30 June is £90 + vat);
Table bookings (10 seats) £900 + vat


£130 + vat (early bird rate before 30 June is £110 + vat);
Table bookings (10 seats) £1100 + vat