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.

  • 13 Jul 2020 / Online
    Policy Briefing webinar on supporting SME businesses impacted by coronavirus
  • 16 Jul 2020 / Online
    Policy Briefing on People and Skills
  • 20 Jul 2020 / Online
    Policy Briefing webinar on supporting SME businesses impacted by coronavirus
  • 21 Jul 2020 / Online
    Policy Briefing on Build Manufacturing Back Better
  • 21 Jul 2020 / Online
    Policy Briefing on Infrastructure and Energy
  • 27 Jul 2020 / Online
    Policy Briefing webinar on supporting SME businesses impacted by coronavirus
  • 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 memb...

  • 15 Sep 2020 / Online
    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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Bringing you together with CBI policy experts and peers from across your industry to help build a more sustainable environment for the food and drink sector to thrive. The CBI Food Supply Chain Forum champions the issues that matter most to the s...

  • 22 Sep 2020 / Online
    Food and Drink Supply Chain Forum
  • 20 Oct 2020 / Online
    Energy Sector Forum
  • 19 Nov 2020 / Bath
    Food and Drink Supply Chain Forum