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Business is rewarding. Endless potential to achieve and make a difference. But it’s tough too. Economic and political uncertainty, challenges to overcome. The CBI is your partner for success. Fixing issues, mitigating risks, championing business. Empowering you with a voice and opportunities for growth.

CBI membership will help your business to succeed

Drive the changes your business needs to see

Protect your business from the political and economic risks that stifle success. With the CBI’s campaigning expertise and access to the highest levels of government we are a strong partner who can facilitate the change you need to see. Together we can fix the challenges that prevent your business growth.

Plan with confidence to secure growth

You’ll be able to scan the horizon, anticipate risks and react positively using the insight, analysis and data that inform decisions and lay the foundations for success. You’ll be equipped to act faster and reach further to grow your competitive advantage.

Be inspired and explore opportunity

Your leadership team will make valuable connections that can take your business to new heights. Share your challenges and ideas. Inspire and innovate. Benchmark for success and solve the unsolvable. Membership ensures you never miss out on an opportunity for growth.

Being a CBI member means you’ll get…

  • Reduce your political and economic risks

    Understand the implications of policy change. Shape the business response to influence policy makers. Only the CBI has the mandate, the access, a strong voice, and impactful campaigns that will drive the change you need to see.

  • Business intelligence to make informed decisions

    The team at CBI Economics will ensure you understand what’s going on in the economy and Westminster and how it may impact your business. With the outlook, data and analysis, you’ll have the knowledge to plan ahead.

  • Inspiration, ideas & thought leadership

    The CBI’s Ideas Forum combines online content and events to grant you access to a cross-sector network of the UK’s most innovative and thought-provoking senior business leaders. You’ll explore opportunities, collaborate on challenges and share best practice.

  • With CBI membership, you have access to an unrivaled business network at home and abroad. Opportunities to build connections and grow your profile are plentiful. With hundreds of CBI events, meetings and councils each offering first-rate insight, education and networking with key political figures, senior business leaders, and innovative businesses from every sector.

  • An 'insurance policy'

    The UK is a great place to do business, but an optimal business environment doesn’t just happen - and it’s not guaranteed. By adding your crucial voice to support the CBI’s tireless campaigning, you’re helping to insure your organisation for the years ahead - with an economy that works for business. The CBI is a not for profit organisation and relies on your support.

  • Exclusive member offers

    Located in CBI’s London HQ, the CBI member lounge is a space for members to work and host meetings. Members also enjoy priority booking and discounted rates on CBI training courses, conferences and networking dinners. Only members are invited to extend their brand via a range of sponsorship opportunities that grow your profile.

  • Profile for your business and senior leaders

    Grow both your political and brand profile. Members benefit from exceptional exposure to leading businesses and political leaders - at home and abroad. Members also have the opportunity to represent the CBI on key issues at the heart of government when they participate as Councillors.

CBI membership is for every business, including yours

Every member matters. Whatever and wherever your business, no matter how big or how small, you can benefit by being a CBI member. We have offices, events and services provided across the UK to support you.

Any size. Any sector. Any region.

There’s a CBI membership plan that’s right for your business

  • CBI For Small & Medium sized businesses

    CBI membership is for every business, no matter their size. It's important that SMEs - the backbone of the British economy - have their voice heard too. So, SMEs who join the CBI receive all the same benefits as larger firms. There is only one difference, the membership fee is discounted for SMEs.

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  • CBI Membership

    Gives your leadership team unlimited access to all our policy, business and political intelligence. With opportunities to attend exclusive (free) member events to shape policy, consult on campaigns, to learn, exchange ideas and grow your profile. All available via My CBI online or in person.

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  • For Trade Associations

    The CBI offers UK trade associations a unique membership option to strengthen their sector voice. Our experts work collaboratively with yours, focusing on macro issues helping to drive impactful change for your own members. Plus we provide unique economic & political insights to support your work.

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