Events and Networking

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, our international team, and the CBI leadership team. In addition we frequently host high calibre industry leaders, politicians and international guests. Attending any Business Intelligence event will give you insights that allow you to make informed business decisions. Many of these events are CBI member exclusives, however non-members are welcome at selected events on payment of a delegate fee.


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International Briefings

We bring the CBI's international expertise back from our offices in Beijing, Washington DC, and New Delhi regularly to keep our members informed on international markets and opportunities. Also, watch out for special events that will introduce you to Ambassadors, government officials and international experts - allowing you to hear first hand about their markets and opportunities for your business.

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Want to understand how the post Brexit trade talks impact your business? Join the CBI’s International Trade team to get an update about the ongoing negotiations and potential future scenarios. Attend this event and you will: Hear expert analysi...

  • 12 May 2020 / London
    The Future of UK Trade with John Dickerman

Brexit Briefings

Confused about Brexit? Can’t keep up with what’s going on in Brussels and Westminster? Trying to understand what sort of deal we’ll get? The CBI’s Brexit briefings series - led by CBI experts in our EU Negotiations team - gives you the opportunity to hear their insights to help you to cut through the noise. So you plan and prepare.

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Get ahead of the curve and give your business and members the edge by joining the CBI’s EU Negotiations and Campaigns team for a download on their latest Brexit and political intelligence. This Trade Association event is an opportunity to gain ex...

  • 14 Apr 2020 / London
    Brexit Briefing
  • 14 May 2020 / Newcastle upon Tyne
    Brexit Briefing

Political Briefings

It's crucial to understand the political climate, in order to make the right decisions for your business. But at times the world of politics can feel like it's in turmoil. These events can help you to make sense of it all.

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Enter 2020 ahead of the curve by joining the CBI’s Campaigns and EU Negotiations teams for a download on their latest political intelligence with a new Conservative majority government. The Prime Minister and Conservative Party now has a mandate t...

  • 04 May 2020 / London
    Political Briefing
  • 04 May 2020 / Cambridge
    Political Briefing
  • 02 Jun 2020 / Cardiff
    Political Briefing
  • 23 Jun 2020 / Nottingham
    Political Briefing
  • 23 Jun 2020 / Birmingham
    Political Briefing
  • 30 Jun 2020 / London
    Government Affairs Network
  • 08 Sep 2020 / Exeter
    Political Briefing
  • 08 Sep 2020 / Bristol
    Political Briefing
  • 22 Sep 2020 / Manchester
    Political Briefing
  • 13 Oct 2020 / London
    Government Affairs Network
  • 20 Oct 2020 / Cardiff
    Political Briefing
  • 02 Nov 2020 / Belfast
    Political Briefing
  • 10 Nov 2020 / Nottingham
    Political Briefing
  • 01 Dec 2020 / Harrogate
    Political Briefing
  • 09 Dec 2020 / London
    Government Affairs Network

In Discussion with...

This series of unique events brings the CEOs of member companies together with either CBI senior leaders or key figures from the world of business or politics for an informative discussion on the key issues facing business today.

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Join Matthew and senior business leaders for an informal discussion over lunch, about the opportunities and challenges facing business today at this exclusive member only event. As Chief UK Policy Director, Matthew Fell is responsible for developi...

  • 01 Apr 2020 /
    In Discussion with Matthew Fell, CBI Chief Policy Director
  • 23 Apr 2020 / Online
    In Discussion with the Secretary of State for Wales, Rt Hon Simon Hart MP
  • 24 Apr 2020 / Online
    In Discussion with Dame Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director-General
  • 13 May 2020 / Cardiff
    In Discussion with Dame Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director-General
  • 18 May 2020 / Manchester
    In Discussion with Josh Hardie, CBI Deputy Director General
  • 19 May 2020 /
    In Discussion with Dame Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director-General
  • 18 Jun 2020 / Newcastle upon Tyne
    In Discussion with Dame Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director-General
  • 23 Jun 2020 / London
    In Discussion with Dame Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director-General
  • 25 Jun 2020 / West Midlands
    In Discussion with CBI Chief Economist, Rain Newton-Smith
  • 02 Jul 2020 / Bristol
    In Discussion with Lord Karan Bilimoria, CBI Vice President
  • 03 Jul 2020 / Exeter
    In Discussion with Lord Karan Bilimoria, CBI Vice President
  • 09 Jul 2020 / Swansea
    In Discussion with the Secretary of State for Wales, Rt Hon Simon Hart MP
  • 14 Jul 2020 / London
    In Discussion with the Bank of England
  • 02 Sep 2020 / Oxford
    In Discussion with Matthew Fell, CBI Chief UK Policy Director
  • 10 Sep 2020 / Glasgow
    In Discussion with John Allan CBE, CBI President
  • 24 Sep 2020 / London
    In Discussion with Lord Bilimoria, CBI Vice President
  • 24 Sep 2020 / Manchester
    In Discussion with John Foster, CBI Campaigns Director
  • 14 Oct 2020 / London
    In Discussion with Josh Hardie, CBI Deputy Director General
  • 15 Oct 2020 / Leeds
    In Discussion with Lord Karan Bilimoria, CBI Vice President
  • 20 Oct 2020 / London
    In Discussion with Dame Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director-General
  • 23 Oct 2020 / Belfast
    In Discussion with Lord Karan Bilimoria, CBI Vice President
  • 03 Nov 2020 / London
    In Discussion with the Secretary of State for Wales, Rt Hon Simon Hart MP
  • 11 Nov 2020 / Newcastle upon Tyne
    In Discussion with Matthew Fell, CBI Chief UK Policy Director
  • 19 Nov 2020 / Durham
    In Discussion with Lord Karan Bilimoria, CBI Vice President
  • 20 Nov 2020 / Yarm
    In Discussion with Lord Karan Bilimoria, CBI Vice President
  • 26 Nov 2020 / Manchester
    In Discussion with Dame Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director-General
  • 30 Nov 2020 / London
    In Discussion with the Bank of England
  • 01 Dec 2020 / Nottingham
    In Discussion with Josh Hardie, CBI Deputy Director-General
  • 03 Dec 2020 / Birmingham
    In Discussion with CBI Chief Economist, Rain Newton-Smith
  • 03 Dec 2020 / Cardiff
    In Discussion with Lord Karan Bilimoria, CBI Vice President
  • 03 Dec 2020 / London
    In Discussion with Matthew Fell, CBI Chief Policy Director

CBI Economics

The exceptional team at CBI Economics will take you through the current economic landscape and forecast what will govern your business’ future. Providing attendees the knowledge, resources and intelligence to help plan for the worst and capitalise on opportunity.

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Hear from the CBI Chief Economist at in-depth briefing on how the UK economy is performing under a newly elected Government and the major economic trends business leaders need to consider in 2020. Our latest insights will ensure you are better abl...

  • 02 Apr 2020 / Cambridge
    Economic Briefing with CBI Chief Economist
  • 17 Jun 2020 / Belfast
    Economic Briefing with CBI Chief Economist
  • 30 Sep 2020 / Nottingham
    Economic Briefing
  • 14 Oct 2020 / North Wales
    Economic Briefing
  • 15 Oct 2020 / Newcastle upon Tyne
    Economic Briefing
  • 02 Dec 2020 / Manchester
    Economic Briefing
  • 03 Dec 2020 / Leeds
    Economic Briefing (YH)
  • 03 Dec 2020 / Hull
    Economic Briefing

Coronavirus Webinars

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Your daily update on coronavirus, how it’s impacting the business community, and what your business can do to mitigate the impact. Join this webinar to hear a political update from Dame Carolyn Fairbairn (Director-General, CBI), and get key insigh...

  • 31 Mar 2020 / Webinar
    CBI Daily Coronavirus Webinar - Mental health
  • 01 Apr 2020 / Webinar
    CBI Daily Coronavirus Webinar - Access to finance
  • 02 Apr 2020 / Webinar
    CBI Daily Coronavirus Webinar
  • 03 Apr 2020 / Webinar
    CBI Daily Coronavirus Webinar

Member Discussions

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Your weekly discussion on coronavirus with Richard Butler Director of West Midlands region.   Find out the latest political updates and how this can help you and your business through these unprecedent times.  These online meetings are t...

  • 01 Apr 2020 / Online
    West Midlands Member Discussion on Coronavirus
  • 01 Apr 2020 / Online
    North West Member Discussion on Coronavirus
  • 01 Apr 2020 / Online
    Yorkshire and the Humber Member Discussion on Coronavirus
  • 01 Apr 2020 / Online
    North East Member Discussion on Coronavirus
  • 01 Apr 2020 / Online
    East Midlands Member Discussion on Coronavirus
  • 08 Apr 2020 / Online
    North West Member Discussion on Coronavirus
  • 08 Apr 2020 / Online
    Yorkshire and the Humber Member Discussion on Coronavirus
  • 08 Apr 2020 / Online
    North East Member Discussion on Coronavirus
  • 15 Apr 2020 / Online
    North West Member Discussion on Coronavirus
  • 15 Apr 2020 / Online
    Yorkshire and the Humber Member Discussion on Coronavirus