Events and Networking

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 when faced with new challenges and opportunities. Each group convenes around a particular business issue, and working together with the CBI, the purpose of these events is to have everyone leave with an idea of how to grow their business.

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CBI Conference Series

Across the country, the CBI hosts a diverse range of engaging and thought-provoking full and half day business conferences. All are open to CBI members and non-members. Attendees will learn, share ideas, and network. Review each conference to find out more about the topics we'll be covering this year.

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Business has a key role in the change to a low-carbon economy. Join us to understand how you can drive the transition, and help the UK achieve an enterprise-led response to this global challenge.

  • 14 Sep 2020 / Online
    CBI Conference Series: Achieving Net-Zero
  • 24 Sep 2020 / Edinburgh
    CBI Conference Series: Cyber Security
  • 29 Sep 2020 / Online
    Business on a Connected Island Conference
  • 12 Oct 2020 / Online
    CBI Conference Series: International Trade
  • 01 Dec 2020 / TBC
    CBI Conference Series: Diversity & Inclusion
  • 11 Feb 2021 / TBC
    CBI Conference Series: Cyber Security


  • 08 Oct 2020 / Brussels
    How to work effectively with Brussels and the EU institutions

CBI Annual Conference

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Experience the UK's highest profile business conference The CBI’s prestigious annual conference returns in 2020 and promises an unmissable 3 days of insight, expertise and opportunity. Why attend? Powerful insights to solve business challenges Un...

  • 02 Nov 2020 / TBC
    CBI Annual Conference 2020