Events and Networking

Peer Networks

All our Peer Networks encourage the sharing of brilliant ideas, best practice and learning from others. They bring together senior leaders with their peers who share their job role but work in a different sector. This combination can provide enlightening solutions to common problems. Each session focuses on different business issue and offers attendees the chance to ask questions, explore and walk away with fresh perspectives. All Peer Networks are exceptionally popular so book early. They are an exclusive CBI Member benefit and therefore non-members are unable to attend.


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People and Skills Networks

Open to members who are hold the role of Chief of People/ HR Director/VP within their organisation. This cross sector network will support you to share best practice, hear new perspectives on the challenges faced when it comes to managing people and skills.

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HR teams across all organisations and sectors are continually evolving to keep pace with the changing world of work and rising focus on performance and productivity. Attend to connect, learn and solve issues together. This is a unique opportunity...

  • 26 Jun 2019 / Rotherham
    People and Skills Network (YH)
  • 26 Jun 2019 / Manchester
    People and Skills Network (NW) on The National Retraining Partnership
  • 28 Jun 2019 / Bristol
    People and Skills Network (South West)
  • 03 Jul 2019 / Leicester
    People and Skills Network (East Midlands) on the Immigration White Paper
  • 11 Jul 2019 / Cambridge
    People and Skills Network (East of England) on Financial Wellbeing
  • 17 Sep 2019 / gateshead
    People and Skills Network (NE)
  • 26 Sep 2019 / South West England
    People and Skills Network (South West)
  • 09 Oct 2019 / Rotherham
    People and Skills Network (YH)
  • 30 Oct 2019 / East Midlands
    People and Skills Network (East Midlands)
  • 26 Nov 2019 /
    People and Skills Network (North East)

Finance Director Networks

Only open to members who hold the role of CFO / Finance Director within their organisation. This cross sector network provides regular opportunities across the country for healthy collaborative discussion with your peers. The network supports business to help solve the issues we collectively face from the perspective of the FD.

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Offering an opportunity for FD’s and CFO's to meet with Matthew Lewis, CBI's Senior Policy Adviser - Tax & Fiscal, over dinner, to discuss the business challenges facing the finance function. Register now. All attendees will benefit from: A...

  • 02 Jul 2019 / Manchester
    Finance Directors Network (North West)
  • 03 Jul 2019 / Leeds
    Finance Directors Network (Yorkshire and the Humber)
  • 03 Jul 2019 /
    Finance Directors Network (WM)
  • 12 Sep 2019 / Manchester
    Finance Directors Network (North West)
  • 24 Sep 2019 / Birmingham
    Finance Directors Network (WM)
  • 02 Oct 2019 / Leeds
    Finance Directors Network (YH)
  • 15 Oct 2019 / East Midlands
    Finance Directors Network (East Midlands)

SME/MSB Networks

Open only to MD's / CEOs / Senior Leaders who are running an SME/MSB. Convene with peers who are facing similar challenges. Discuss, explore, and find new solutions to common challenges. Each session focuses on a specific topic - check each event for details.

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A chance for senior leaders running MSBs to come together to network, collaborate and discuss current business challenges. The MSB network will be joined by a CBI senior executive.   As the UK looks to improve its productivity, with levels trailin...

Women in Leadership Networks

A cross-sector network exclusively for the business women in leadership roles at our member organisations. Women leaders can face a multitude of challenges in the workplace today. We'll discuss a wide range of topics but with some focus on those issue that affect women, diversity and the ways to continue improving women’s standing in business.

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Offering a fantastic opportunity for senior female executives to hear from  Arabel Bailey, Managing Director - Digital, UK and Ireland, Accenture. Join us to network, collaborate and discuss current business issues. The Women in Leadership Network...

  • 21 Jun 2019 / Bristol
    Women in Leadership (SW)
  • 26 Jun 2019 / Newcastle upon Tyne
    Women in Leadership Network (North East)
  • 27 Nov 2019 /
    Women in Leadership Network (North East)

Sector Networks

  • 10 Oct 2019 / Cranfield
    Higher Education/Further Education Network - East of England
  • 19 Nov 2019 / East Midlands
    Higher Education/Further Education Network - East Midlands

Future Leaders Network

A network for the rising stars and future leaders of British business. This cross sector network provides regular opportunities across the country for healthy, collaborative discussion with your peers. Supporting your personal development through the exchange of ideas that you can take back to your business to make a difference.

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Come together with other talented, ambitious future leaders from across the breadth of British industry. Offering a unique opportunity for the next generation of leaders to network, collaborate and discuss current business challenges. Attend this...

  • 21 Jun 2019 / East Midlands
    Future Leaders Network (EM)
  • 11 Sep 2019 / Newcastle Upon Tyne
    Future Leaders Network (NE)
  • 23 Sep 2019 / Belfast
    Future Leaders Network (NI)
  • 07 Nov 2019 / Leeds
    Future Leaders Network (NE)

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