Events and Networking

Policy Focus

Discuss and explore the policy issues your business is facing and work together with the CBI and members to help find the best resolutions to them. Year-round opportunities are available to shape CBI policy, ensuring we present the exact message you want portraying to government.

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Policy Briefings

CBI Policy Experts will share their insights, updates to support your understanding of the latest policy developments. You'll discover how your business can both prepare and capitalise, and how to negate any risk posed by policy changes and developments.

  • 20 Apr 2020 / Online
    Policy Briefing webinar on supporting SME businesses impacted by coronavirus
  • 27 Apr 2020 / Online
    Policy Briefing webinar on supporting SME businesses impacted by coronavirus
  • 14 May 2020 / London
    Policy Briefing on technology and worker engagement
  • 24 Nov 2020 / Leeds
    Policy Briefing (YH)

Member Consultations

The CBI is frequently called upon by Government and policy makers to provide the business view, assessment of impact and perspectives on a wide range of potential future policy changes. It is critical that business engages to shape the change it needs to see. CBI member consultations are a key method for all members to input and learn about potential change.

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Following the results of the election and based on the Conservative Party Manifesto; regional growth, devolution and ‘levelling up places’ will continue to be high on the political agenda. As such, the CBI are planning on holding a number of membe...

  • 15 Sep 2020 / Newcastle upon Tyne
    Member Consultation (North East) on Regional Growth

Sector Forums

Exclusively for CBI Members only. Providing an opportunity for specific sectors to come together to discuss, challenge and debate how policy is impacting the sector, to network. Forums are less formal that our Standing Committees and attendance is open to all members in the sector.

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Following on from the CBI's Energy Opportunity conference, join us for our North East Energy Forum and contribute further towards the CBI’s wider policy campaigns across energy and climate change. Members will be joined by a CBI Policy Adviser fr...

  • 14 Jul 2020 / Newcastle upon Tyne
    Energy Sector Forum
  • 22 Sep 2020 / Newcastle upon Tyne
    Food and Drink Supply Chain Forum
  • 20 Oct 2020 / Manchester
    Energy Sector Forum
  • 10 Dec 2020 / Bath
    Food and Drink Supply Chain Forum