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One of the most prestigious networking lunches in the Northern Ireland business calendar, which provides a detailed update and discussion around economic growth and policy over lunch.

Join us for unparalleled networking with local business organisations with an interest in the economy, exporting and general business environment.

Hear from CBI Chief Economist, Rain Newton-Smith and expert speakers, including Silvana Tenreyro, Member of the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee, who will provide economic analysis and a high-level look at the performance of, and prospects for the NI, UK, and international economies. We will also be joined by the Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service, David Sterling, who will take part in the discussions. Our panel session this year will discuss City Status for Belfast and Derry/Londonderry.

Why attend?

Attracting expert speakers, policy makers and business leaders, this event will seek to highlight the likely prospects, key risks, challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for business, whilst providing an excellent opportunity for networking and discussion.


The audience will include Chairs, CEOs and MDs, FDs and senior managers, as well as media and senior political representative - those with a keen interest in finance and the local economy.


£70 member | £90 non-member 
Discount available for table bookings - £600 per table of 10 (members) | £800 per table of 10 (non -members)