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.

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With public and political concern about climate change at an all-time high, business needs to show it is part of the solution.  Gain expert insight from the CBI Head of Energy & Climate Change at this policy briefing. The transition to a low-c...

  • 28 Jan 2020 / Cambridge
    Policy Briefing on Net-Zero Emissions

Policy Working Groups

Policy Working Groups are set up to enable members and the CBI to work closely and collaboratively together on specific policy topics and issues. Only group members are invited to attend these meetings. Seats on working groups are limited and are exclusive to CBI members. Members interested in joining a group should contact their CBI Account Manager.

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The purpose of this Group is to highlight, inform, address barriers and opportunities for companies within the regional digital economy, with a view to establishing a Digital Strategy in Northern Ireland. The Digital Working Group was established...

  • 05 Dec 2019 / Belfast
    Northern Ireland Digital Working Group

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 fro...

  • 11 Mar 2020 / Newcastle upon Tyne
    Energy Sector Forum

Education & Skills Survey

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Education and skills is consistently at the top of the priorities list of the 190,000 business the CBI represents. The reason for this is clear – education is the number one driver of productivity, business, and economic prosperity. But more than...

  • 29 Nov 2019 / London
    CBI Education and Skills Survey 2019 Launch