Government Affairs Network

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Join Matthew Fell and John Foster at the final Government Affairs Network of the year and get our most recent political download before the Christmas break.

The Government Affairs Network is the CBI's quarterly gathering of senior public affairs, communications and policy professionals and offers a platform for CBI members to discuss the biggest issues of the day, under Chatham House Rule.

Why attend?

  • Equip your organisation with the latest analysis of how the current political developments could impact on your business
  • Ask your burning questions to the CBI's senior team during an interactive Q&A session
  • Exchange ideas and build your professional network during an informal networking breakfast

Gain expert insights from the CBI’s senior team:

  • Matthew Fell, Chief UK Policy Director
  • John Foster, Director of Campaigns

Who should attend?

This event is exclusive to CBI member organisations and open to all members working in government affairs, including:

  • Public Affairs / Government Affairs / External Affairs
  • Policy Managers / Heads of / Director
  • Senior Communications and PR professionals


09:00 – Welcome
Matthew Fell, Chief UK Policy Director, CBI

09:05 – Setting the Scene, presented by YouGov

09:15 - Economic and political briefing, followed by audience Q&As
Matthew Fell, Chief UK Policy Director, CBI
John Foster, Director of Campaigns, CBI

10:00 – Close of event

Please be advised that this event is held under Chatham House Rule.

Further information about tickets:

This event is exclusive to CBI member organisations and held under Chatham House Rule. Please be advised that should the event become oversubscribed, we may limited attendance to one place per member organisation.

Can't make this date?

The Government Affairs Network is held quarterly in London. Join us at the next GAN:

If you have any questions:

Please contact the Event Manager Berit Vain.

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With thanks to our Strategic Partners:

Hill+Knowlton Strategies logo

Hill+Knowlton Strategies is an international communications consultancy, providing services to local, multinational and global clients. Part of WPP, the firm has over 80 offices in more than 40 markets, as well as an extensive associate network. H+K provides strategic advice and guidance on legislation, regulation and handling issues that impact businesses; ensuring clients have the right conversations, with the right people, at the right time.

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YouGov is a global provider of data and analysis generated by consumer panels in over 40 markets plus bespoke stakeholder audiences such as politicians and journalists. We are powered by our unique connected data set, the YouGov Cube, encompassing hundreds of thousands of variables and over a decade of data on our highly engaged proprietary global panel of over 8 million people.

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