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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Now in its sixth year, the CBI's annual flagship event with a focus on Asia returns, bringing together senior professionals from business, politics and media to celebrate the long-standing relationship between the UK and China. Join us at the Man...

  • 27 Jan 2020 / London
    Chinese New Year Dinner
  • 05 Mar 2020 / Sheffield
    CBI Business Dinner - Sheffield
  • 12 Mar 2020 / Essex
    CBI Business Dinner - Essex
  • 26 Mar 2020 / Windermere
    CBI Business Dinner - Cumbria
  • 02 Apr 2020 / Nottingham
    CBI East Midlands Annual Dinner 2020
  • 23 Apr 2020 / Belfast
    CBI Northern Ireland Annual Dinner 2020
  • 18 Jun 2020 / Newcastle upon Tyne
    CBI North East Annual Dinner 2020
  • 10 Sep 2020 / Glasgow
    CBI Scotland Annual Dinner

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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We hope you will join us for the 2020 CBI Wales Annual Lunch – a major highlight of the regional business calendar attracting more than 250 business leaders. We will hear from our keynote speakers - including CBI Director General, Dame Carolyn Fai...

  • 14 May 2020 / Cardiff
    CBI Wales Annual Lunch
  • 29 May 2020 / Edinburgh
    CBI Scotland Annual Lunch

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 this exciting networking reception for Yorkshire and the Humber members at the House of Commons. Engage with regional MPs on the priorities, concerns and opportunities affecting business in the region.  With the election over and a new Gover...

  • 28 Jan 2020 / London
    Westminster Reception (with Yorkshire & The Humber MPs)
  • 05 Feb 2020 / London
    Westminster Reception
  • 11 Feb 2020 / Manchester
    North West Chair's Member Reception
  • 26 Feb 2020 / Edinburgh
    Holyrood Reception
  • 17 Mar 2020 / London
    Westminster Reception