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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 Northern Ireland Annual Lunch 2019

    With the current political and economic climate in flux, this event provides a timely opportunity to gain valuable insights from the CBI President, John Allan CBE and connect with 400+ senior executives. The CBI Northern Ireland Annual Lunch is a flagship event in the local business calendar, a...

  • CBI Annual Conference 2019

    The CBI’s prestigious annual conference returns in 2019 and promises an unmissable day of insight, expertise and opportunity. 2018’s conference was the #1 trending topic on Twitter and this year, once again, we will bring together a senior audience of current and future business leaders.   Why at...

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