The Enterprise Forum News Archive


MSP Candidates Business Reception
04 Mar 2016
1922 Committee Reception
01 Nov 2015
Conservative Party Conference 2015
16 Oct 2015
EU Parliament Programme 2015
03 Jul 2015
Parliamentary Reception for UK business
23 Jun 2015
Jill Andrew rejoins Board
27 May 2015
Trade Associations Parliamentary Reception
27 Apr 2015
Forum in 'Democracy Day' coverage
16 Jan 2015
2014 in Review
28 Nov 2014
Conservative Party Conference 2014
25 Sep 2014
Ian Twinn joins Board
05 Aug 2014
New Directors appointed to the Forum
28 Feb 2014
Forum moves to Millbank Tower
27 Nov 2013
EU / Brussels Visit - 5th November 2013
05 Oct 2013
Conservative Party Conference 2013
17 Sep 2013
PubAffairs Summer Party supported by the Forum
20 Jun 2013
Engaging UK Business with the EU
06 Jun 2013
Forum welcomes three new Vice Presidents
16 Jan 2013
Christmas Drinks with Public Affairs News
16 Nov 2012
Clarence Mitchell joins Enterprise Forum Board
23 Oct 2012
Brussels Visit Sign Up Deadline: 19th October
12 Oct 2012
2012 Party Conference Line Up
21 Sep 2012
15 Years of the Forum by Lord MacLaurin
05 Jul 2012
Forum supports CIPR Summer Party
07 Jun 2012
Celebrating 15 Years Of The Enterprise Forum
10 May 2012
Forum events focus on Europe
04 May 2012
David Laws and David Willetts
06 Mar 2012
Enterprise Forum welcomes new Director
05 Mar 2012
Mark Prisk and Lord Green
01 Mar 2012
Mark Hoban MP and Conservative PPSs
01 Feb 2012
Conservative Party Conference 2012
30 Jan 2012
Conservative Party Conference 2017

The Enterprise Forum will be holding fringes focused on Brexit and Trade at this year’s Conservative Party Conference in Manchester and our Business Reception with The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer.

On Monday 2 October 2017 at Conservative Party Conference in Manchester, The Enterprise Forum in partnership with Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI); Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA); Association of Convenience Stores (ACS); EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation; Federation of Small Businesses (FSB); Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW); Institute of Directors (IoD); IPSE, The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed; Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC); and techUK will be holding our Annual Conservative Party Conference Business Reception for business delegates. Our guest speaker will be The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer. Due to limited capacity the event is by invitation only.

On Tuesday 3 October 2017, The Enterprise Forum will be holding events on the future of UK trade and on Brexit. Details of these events are below and we look forward to welcoming delegates to our conference programme.

  • Tuesday 3 October 2017; 12.45pm to 2.00pm
  • The Great British Trade Off – What Next for UK Trade?
  • With The Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP, Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office; HE Janice Charette, Canadian High Commissioner to the UK; Vicky Ford MP, former Chairwoman, Internal Market and Consumer Affairs Committee (IMCO), European Parliament; Dame Judith Hackitt, Chairwoman, EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation
  • Reception Room, Manchester Town Hall, Albert Square, Manchester M60 2LA
  • In partnership with EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation


  • Tuesday 3 October 2017; 3.00pm to 4.00pm
  • Business Brexit Priorities: In Conversation with The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Dr Adam Marshall, Director-General, British Chambers of Commerce
  • Exchange 11, Manchester Central
  • In partnership with British Chambers of Commerce
  • A Conservative Party Conference Pass is required to access the venue

The Enterprise Forum is run by an unpaid board of senior directors from business and industry with a membership that includes commercial organisations (FTSE 100 companies to SMEs), trade associations and charities. The organisation does not take a position on policy, and does not donate to or received donations from any political party.

For more information about our programme of events please contact Mark Beckett, Executive Director of The Enterprise Forum on 020 3627 3866.

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