Government Affairs Network

Government Affairs Network Government Affairs Network

17 March 2022


08:30 - 10:00


Confederation of British Industry

Government Affairs Network

Stay up-to-date with the latest political developments at the first in-person CBI Government Affairs Network of 2022.

Join us as we discuss the biggest issues of the day under Chatham House Rule, providing you with exclusive CBI insights into how businesses have reacted to the recently published Levelling Up White Paper, everything you need to know about Budget, and the political reaction to the CBI’s big economic intervention – Going for Growth.

Attend this event to:

  • Access CBI intel on what business can expect from the 2022 policy landscape via the CBI’s latest political engagements
  • Get to grips with what the Budget means for business
  • Hear from the CBI’s senior team on how business can play a role in shaping the UK’s levelling up agenda
  • Get up to speed on the CBI’s long-term economic vision - Going for Growth - and the reaction from UK policymakers
  • Understand how the public affairs industry is reacting to the year ahead, with exclusive insights from GAN’s strategic partner Cavendish Advocacy.

Speakers include:

  • Rain Newton-Smith, Chief Economist, CBI
  • Ahmed Goga, Director of Regional Policy and Clusters, CBI
  • Gareth Morgan, Managing Director, Cavendish Advocacy
  • Darren Yaxley, Research Director, Reputation & B2B Research, YouGov
  • Chaired by Syma Cullasy-Aldridge, Chief Campaign Director, CBI

Preliminary agenda

08:30 Breakfast networking
09:15 Welcome address
09:20 Panel discussion
10:00 Audience Q&A
10:10 Closing remarks
10:15 Close

Who should attend?

This event is open to all CBI members that work in government affairs, including:

  • Public Affairs / Government Affairs / External Affairs
  • Policy Managers / Heads of / Director
  • Senior Communications and PR professionals

If you think your colleague would benefit from this event, please forward them the event page.

If you have any queries or need help with your booking please contact CBI Events.


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