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BSA to sponsor CBI party conference events

This year the political party conferences will take place in person (while taking Covid into account)  and the season is almost upon us. The BSA will work with the CBI to host events at the Labour and Conservative conferences.

This year both party conferences will be taking place in person with the Labour Conference in Brighton and the Conservative Conference in Manchester. The BSA will sponsor the CBI’s fringe programme which will focus on the CBI’s campaign to rebuild the economy. ‘Seize the Moment’ focuses on six areas which will be key to a strong economy in 2030. These areas are decarbonisation, innovation, trade, thriving regions, inclusion & skills and health, with partnerships from Government and business needed to deliver positive outcomes.

The Labour conference event will be on Monday 27 September with Rachel Reeves interviewed by CBI Director-General, Tony Danker. The Conservative conference panel discussion will take place on Tuesday 5 October. Panellists include Rishi Sunak (Chancellor – tbc), Andrew Griffiths (Net Zero champion), Robin Fieth and Tony Danker. Robin will be talking about the role building societies and credit unions play in society, helping people to save or to borrow to buy a home, the contribution they make to the UK economy and innovation in the sector.

Both events will take place within the secure zone at the conferences, which will require a conference pass.

For more information about the events, please follow these links.

Seize the moment link: https://www.cbi.org.uk/seize-the-moment/

Labour Conference Event link: https://www.cbi.org.uk/events/party-conference-fringe-events-90079/

Conservative Conference Event link: https://www.cbi.org.uk/events/party-conference-fringe-events-90080/

Posted by Kate Creagh on 26 August 2021