Events and Networking

Business Networking

First class business networking events, lunches and dinners. You'll hear from inspirational business speakers, build new connections. All tickets are sold on a first come first served basis. Book early to take advantage of 'early-bird' offers. With the exception of Member Receptions, non-members of the CBI are very welcome.


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Business Dinners

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

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Join the ‘best of business’ for an evening of high-level networking, corporate entertainment and keynote speakers including CBI Director-General, Carolyn Fairbairn. This event attracts senior business leaders, local political figures and media. I...

  • 23 May 2019 / Belfast
    CBI Northern Ireland Annual Dinner 2019
  • 11 Jun 2019 / Norwich
    CBI Business Dinner - Norwich
  • 12 Jun 2019 / Birmingham
    CBI West Midlands Annual Dinner 2019
  • 20 Jun 2019 / Newcastle upon Tyne
    CBI North East Annual Dinner 2019
  • 20 Jun 2019 / Aberdeen
    CBI Business Dinner - Aberdeen
  • 27 Jun 2019 / Ewloe
    CBI Business Dinner - North Wales
  • 03 Jul 2019 / Harlow
    CBI Business Dinner - Essex
  • 04 Jul 2019 / Liverpool
    CBI Business Dinner - Liverpool
  • 05 Sep 2019 / Glasgow
    CBI Scotland Annual Dinner 2019
  • 19 Sep 2019 / Dundee
    CBI Business Dinner - Dundee
  • 26 Sep 2019 / Cambridgeshire
    CBI East of England Annual Dinner 2019
  • 13 Nov 2019 / Manchester
    CBI North West Annual Dinner 2019
  • 21 Nov 2019 / Teesside
    CBI Business Dinner - Teesside
  • 05 Dec 2019 / Cardiff
    CBI Wales Annual Dinner 2019

Business Lunches

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. Members and Non-members are welcome at these lunches.

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A CBI flagship event and highlight of the business calendar. Join the ‘best of business’ with senior executives at CEO/MD level, as well as senior political representatives and local business media. By attending this, the South West's leading bus...

  • 25 Apr 2019 / Bristol
    CBI South West Annual Lunch 2019
  • 10 May 2019 / Edinburgh
    CBI Scotland Annual Lunch 2019
  • 23 May 2019 / Cardiff
    CBI Wales Annual Lunch 2019
  • 24 Oct 2019 / Holywood
    CBI Northern Ireland Annual Lunch 2019

Leaders Dinners

By personal invitation only. The CBI President hosts, in partnership with our sponsors, dinner for selected members and special guests.

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Under ‘Chatham House’ rule, two captivating speeches, 100+ senior business leaders - The CBI Leaders Lunch is our most exclusive event. Offering fantastic opportunities for high-level networking. You will also be joined by a political guest speak...

Member Receptions

Over drinks and canapes, take the opportunity to meet with other CBI members, politicians and CBI staff. Exclusive to CBI members, non-member tickets are not available.

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Join key business leaders from across the North West region, many of whom are CBI Regional Council members, to connect, inspire and inform you at this Regional Chair’s Reception. Providing a perfect opportunity to network amongst an audience of se...

  • 23 May 2019 / Manchester
    North West Chair's Member Reception
  • 04 Jul 2019 / London
    Summer Reception
  • 02 Dec 2019 / London
    Christmas Members Drinks

CBI Annual Dinner 2019

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CBI flagship event and business calendar highlight. Join us for a celebration of business, hear the latest insights from speakers from across the business and political spectrums, exchange ideas and strengthen your network.   Highlights include:...

  • 21 May 2019 / London
    CBI Annual Dinner 2019