Join this exciting networking reception at the House of Commons to engage with regional MPs on the priorities, concerns and opportunities affecting business in the Yorkshire & Humber region.
With the election over and a new Government in place, this is your unique opportunity to raise regional interests and concerns to the top of the political agenda during a panel session with regional MPs. Ask about devolution, infrastructure, education and skills, local industrial strategy, Brexit and more.
The panel session will be chaired by John Foster, CBI Campaigns Director, and will include the expertise and knowledge of four MPs, including:
- Rachel Reeves, MP for Leeds West and Chair of the BEIS Select Committee
- Others to be confirmed shortly
Here are three good reasons to attend this event:
Connect with many regional MPs at the reception in the most powerful of Parliament's two houses
Communicate the regional voice to your political representatives so they are aligned to present the views and aspirations of Yorkshire and Humber business
Network with senior level executives from across the region to exchange ideas and take away new perspectives on common issues
You’ll particularly benefit from this event if you are a:
• CEO / Managing Director
• Government Affairs / Corporate Affairs Director/Head of
• Public Affairs Director / Head of
• Strategy VP / Director
More about John Foster, CBI Director of Campaigns
John leads on the CBI’s political engagement, policy coordination and the organisation’s work on the EU negotiations and Value of Business campaign.
John joined the CBI in August 2015 as the Head of the CBI’s flagship campaign on public trust, the Great Business Debate before moving to become the CBI’s Head of Campaigns in June 2016.
Prior to joining the CBI, John worked as a Special Adviser in the Coalition Government, including as Director of Policy Implementation and Innovation for the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, as well as in the Treasury as a Special Adviser to the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Sir Danny Alexander.
This is a CBI member only event. This event brings greater benefits to all attendees when the audience is diverse with leaders from different businesses, regions, sectors and job roles. To enable diversity, all tickets will be allocated by the CBI to maximise the potential for a successful event. By booking a ticket, you are indicating your interest to attend.
Complimentary tickets to this event are restricted to 1 per member company, but if the event is not sold out, all additional availability will be allocated to the waiting list on a first come first served basis.
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