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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An Audience with...

Listen to the unique experiences and insight of Britain’s business heavyweights - who will share their perspectives on a wide range of challenges facing UK business. typically these events allow the audience to ask direct questions. You'll take away applicable knowledge you can use to improve your business. Networking and meeting invaluable new contacts is also a key ingredient of these events.

  • 10 Jan 2020 / Bristol
    An Audience with Dame Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director-General

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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Get your business ready for a net-zero economy - the next decade is a time to put your plans into action and deliver net-zero. Find out how to ensure your business stays on track with Government policy to deliver a net-zero economy. As we turn i...

  • 04 Nov 2019 / London
    The Low-Carbon 2020s - a Decade of Delivery
  • 03 Dec 2019 / Hull
    CBI Conference Series: Innovation and Technology
  • 10 Dec 2019 / London
    Conference Series: International Trade


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With the UK political environment in a state of flux, what can you do to mitigate risk? This workshop will help you cut through the noise. Drawing on the CBI’s unique insight and access to government, arm yourself with the intelligence that you...

  • 06 Nov 2019 / London
    Managing External Risks for Business Planning Workshop