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The CBI hosts more than 400 events every single year.

CBI Business Dinners


Providing the perfect setting to network and make lasting connections. With inspiring speeches or thought provoking panel sessions. Perfect for entertaining your business contacts to help you strengthen your important business relationships.

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Explore our extensive event programme

The CBI hosts over 400 events each year. To help you find the right event we've organised our events in to six groups. From business networking to receiving our latest intelligence. Shaping our policy work to sharing best practice. There is something for every business. If you need any support to choose the right events for your business please contact your CBI Account Manager.


  • Policy Focus

    Discuss and explore the policy issues your business is facing and work together with the CBI and members to help find the best resolutions to them. Year-roun...

    • Member Consultations
    • Policy Working Groups
    • Sector Forums
    • Policy Briefings
  • Business Intelligence

    Keep your finger on the pulse - with our economic, political and regulatory intelligence and analysis. You'll have access to experts from the CBI Economics,...

    • CBI Economics
    • In Discussion with...
    • Political Briefings
    • Brexit Briefings
    • International
  • Ideas Forum

    Collaborating to learn and share ideas that will enhance your business with other business savants. These events are designed to inspire new ways of thinking...

    • CBI Conference Series
    • An Audience with...
  • Councils and Committees

    Part of the formal CBI governance process. All meetings are private and open only to Councillors. At these meetings we bring together members working with...

    • Chairs and Presidents Committees
    • National Councils
    • Regional Councils
    • Sector Councils
    • Standing Committees and Boards
  • Business Networking

    First class business networking events, lunches and dinners. You'll hear from inspirational business speakers, build new connections. All tickets are sold...

    • Business Dinners
    • Business Lunches
    • Member Receptions
    • Leaders Dinners
    • CBI Annual Dinner 2019
  • Peer Networks

    All our Peer Networks encourage the sharing of brilliant ideas, best practice and learning from others. They bring together senior leaders with their peers...

    • People and Skills Networks
    • Sector Networks
    • SME/MSB Networks
    • Women in Leadership Networks
    • Finance Director Networks
    • Future Leader Networks

Exclusive offers and tickets for CBI Members

Take advantage of free member places and discounts on a whole host of events.


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  • CBI Conference Series: Driving Productivity

    Attend this conference to kickstart your productivity plans – and benefit from discussions, advice and real stories that will help you drive real change and have a positive impact on your bottom line. Improving productivity is paramount to growth, but in practice this can be a huge challenge to b...

  • CBI Northern Ireland Annual Lunch 2019

    A CBI flagship event and highlight of the business calendar. Join the ‘best of business’ - senior executives at CEO/MD level, as well as senior political representatives and local business media. Why attend? Connect with more than 500 of the best in business and politics, making it the perfect...

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As well as receiving a number of complimentary tickets, CBI members also gain access to a number of exclusive member only events, allowing you to build connections and grow your profile. Discover how CBI membership can benefit your business.

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