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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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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Businesses of all sizes and sectors are affected by Covid-19, and keeping pace with the constantly evolving political and economic environment can be exceptionally challenging right now. South West members can hear the latest insights from our C...

  • 09 Sep 2020 / Online
    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
  • 02 Dec 2020 / Huddersfield
    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 CBI's Chief Economist Rain Newton-Smith for an invite only meeting with the Bank of England. This meeting / discussion will be delivered via webex. The Bank of England is keen to collect economic insight and intelligence from the business...

  • 14 Jul 2020 / Online
    In Discussion with the Bank of England
  • 16 Jul 2020 / Online
    In Discussion with Mark Drakeford MS, First Minister of Wales
  • 02 Sep 2020 / Online
    In Discussion with Matthew Fell, CBI Chief UK Policy Director
  • 10 Sep 2020 / Online
    In Discussion with Rain Newton-Smith, CBI Chief Economist
  • 24 Sep 2020 / London
    In Discussion with Lord Bilimoria, CBI President
  • 14 Oct 2020 / London
    In Discussion with Josh Hardie, CBI Deputy Director General
  • 16 Oct 2020 / Leeds
    In Discussion with Lord Karan Bilimoria, CBI 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 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
  • 12 Nov 2020 / Bristol
    In Discussion with Dame Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director-General
  • 19 Nov 2020 / Durham
    In Discussion with Lord Karan Bilimoria, CBI President
  • 20 Nov 2020 / Yarm
    In Discussion with Lord Karan Bilimoria, CBI President
  • 23 Nov 2020 / Bristol
    In Discussion with Rain Newton-Smith, CBI Chief Economist
  • 24 Nov 2020 / Exeter
    In Discussion with Rain Newton-Smith, CBI Chief Economist
  • 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 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 an in-depth briefing on how the UK economy is performing and discuss the major economic trends that are unfolding.  By attending this event, you will: Equip yourself with the latest policy and economic developments to help you cut through t...

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

  • 06 Jul 2020 / Online
    CBI Daily Coronavirus Webinar - Navigating a local lockdown
  • 08 Jul 2020 / Online
    CBI Daily Coronavirus Webinar
  • 10 Jul 2020 / Online
    CBI Daily Coronavirus Webinar - Race and equality
  • 13 Jul 2020 / Online
    CBI Daily Coronavirus Webinar
  • 15 Jul 2020 / Online
    CBI Daily Coronavirus Webinar
  • 17 Jul 2020 / Online
    CBI Daily Coronavirus Webinar - Race and equality

Member Discussions

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Your bi-weekly discussion on the coronavirus recovery with Richard Butler, Director of West Midlands. Find out the latest political and economic update and how this can help you and your business through these unprecedented times. The business tol...

  • 08 Jul 2020 / Online
    West Midlands Member Discussion on Coronavirus
  • 08 Jul 2020 / Online
    Yorkshire and the Humber Member Discussion on Coronavirus
  • 08 Jul 2020 / Online
    East Midlands Member Discussion on Coronavirus
  • 08 Jul 2020 / Online
    North East Member Discussion on Coronavirus
  • 08 Jul 2020 / Online
    South West Member Discussion on Coronavirus
  • 08 Jul 2020 / Online
    East of England Member Discussion on Coronavirus
  • 15 Jul 2020 / Online
    SME Member Discussion
  • 15 Jul 2020 / Online
    North East Member Discussion on Coronavirus
  • 22 Jul 2020 / Online
    West Midlands Member Discussion on Coronavirus
  • 22 Jul 2020 / Online
    North East Member Discussion on Coronavirus
  • 22 Jul 2020 / Online
    South West Member Discussion on Coronavirus
  • 22 Jul 2020 / Online
    East Midlands Member Discussion on Coronavirus
  • 29 Jul 2020 / Online
    SME Member Discussion
  • 29 Jul 2020 / Online
    North East Member Discussion on Coronavirus
  • 02 Sep 2020 / Online
    South West Member Discussion on Coronavirus
  • 16 Sep 2020 / Online
    South West Member Discussion on Coronavirus