Programme Of Past Events

 

Monday 11 December 2017
Launch Reception of 'The Enterprise Forum' 20th Anniversary Cocktail
Reception


Thursday 16 November 2017
The Enterprise Forum's 20th Anniversary Reception
Reception
Special Guest Speakers


Thursday 2 November 2017
Business Discussion with the Chair of the Treasury Select Committee
Business Discussion
The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP - Chair of the Treasury Select Committee
In partnership with Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)


Wednesday 25 October 2017
The 1922 Committee and the Enterprise Forum Business Reception
Evening Reception
Graham Brady MP - Chairman of the 1922 Committee
In partnership with the ABI


Thursday 19 October 2017
PPS discussion with UK Business
Roundtable discussion
Kwasi Kwarteng MP - PPS to The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer


Thursday 12 October 2017
Overseas Investment in to the UK
Business Discussion
Andrew Jones MP - Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury
In partnership with ACCA


Tuesday 3 October 2017
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
Conservative Party Conference - Fringe Event
The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer - Dr Adam Marshall, Director-General, British Chambers of Commerce
In partnership with the British Chambers of Commerce


Tuesday 3 October 2017
The Great British Trade Off – What Next for UK Trade?
Conservative Party Conference - Fringe Event
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, Chair, EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation
In partnership with EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation


Monday 2 October 2017
The Enterprise Forum’s Business Reception
Conservative Party Conference - Business Reception
The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP - Chancellor of the Exchequer
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); techUK


Monday 11 September 2017
Conservative Business Policy
Business discussion
George Freeman MP - Chairman of the Conservative Policy Forum
In partnership with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)


to be rescheduled due to General Election
Business Discussion with the Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility
Business Discussion
Margot James MP - Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility
In partnership with Centrica


Thursday 13 July 2017
Improving Lives in the Workplace
Roundtable discussion
Penny Mordaunt MP - Minister of State for Disabled People, Health and Work
In partnership with Zurich Insurance plc


Monday 22 May 2017
UK Business and Exiting the European Union
Business Discussion
Lord Bridges of Headley MBE - Senior Conservative Spokesman
In partnership with the Law Society


Wednesday 17 May 2017
Conservative Party Manifesto Business Discussion
Business Discussion
Chris Philp - Conservative Party Spokesman
In partnership with RICS


Monday 24 April 2017
Investment in UK productivity
Roundtable discussion
The Rt Hon David Gauke MP
In partnership with ADS Group


Wednesday 29 March 2017
The Enterprise Forum's Brussels Programme 2017
All Day Event
Lunch with Conservatives MEPs hosted by Julie Girling MEP - Business Discussion with EFTA – Dag Werno Holter, Deputy Secretary-General, Brussels, European Free Trade Association; Business Discussion with UKRep – Kate Davenport, Head of European Parliament Section, UK Permanent Representation to the EU AND Gi


Friday 17 March 2017
The Enterprise Forum’s Business Reception at Conservative Spring Forum
Evening Reception
The Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP - Secretary of State for Wales
In partnership with Heathrow


Thursday 16 February 2017
Roundtable discussion with the Minister of State for Exiting the European Union
Roundtable discussion
The Rt Hon David Jones MP - Minister of State for Exiting the European Union
In partnership with Eversheds


Wednesday 18 January 2017
Delivering Technical Education in the UK
Roundtable discussion
The Rt Hon The Lord Baker of Dorking CH PC - Co-Founder, Baker Dearing Educational Trust
In partnership with ICAEW


Monday 12 December 2016
Planning, Local Infrastructure & Housing
Roundtable discussion
Gavin Barwell MP - Minister of State for Housing and Planning
In partnership with Peter Brett Associates


Tuesday 6 December 2016
Support for the Armed Services from UK business
Roundtable discussion
Mark Lancaster MP - Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for Defence
In partnership with Nationwide Building Society


Thursday 17 November 2016
The UK’s Future Energy Policy for Business
Roundtable discussion
Baroness Neville-Rolfe DBE CMG - Minister of State for Energy and Intellectual Property
In partnership with the Renewable Energy Association


Monday 24 October 2016
The 1922 Committee and the Enterprise Forum Business Reception
Evening Reception
Graham Brady MP - Chairman of the 1922 Committee
Kindly supported by the ABI


Thursday 20 October 2016
Future of German-British Business Relations
Roundtable discussion
His Excellency Dr Peter Ammon - Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany
In partnership with EEF, the manufacturers' organisation


Tuesday 4 October 2016
Long-Term Resilience to Floods and Drought: How can we unlock growth in a changing world?
Fringe Event: 3.45pm to 5.00pm - Conservative Party Conference, Birmingham
Dr Therese Coffey MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Environment and Rural Life Opportunities; - Matthew Wright, CEO, Southern Water; Jean Spencer, Director of Regulation, Anglian Water/Chairwoman, Water UK National Resilience Task Force; Meurig Raymond, President, NFU; Andrew Wescott, Head of Policy, ICE
In partnership with Anglian Water, Southern Water & Water UK


Tuesday 4 October 2016
How can the Conservatives position themselves for the 4th Industrial Revolution?
Fringe Event: 12.45pm to 2.00pm - Conservative Party Conference, Birmingham
Baroness Neville-Rolfe DBE CMG, Minister of State for Energy and Intellectual Property; - James Cleverly MP, Convenor, the Free Enterprise Group; Terry Scuoler, Chief Executive, EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation; Isabel Oakeshott, Political Editor at Large, Daily Mail
In partnership with EEF, the manufacturers' organisation


Monday 3 October 2016
The Enterprise Forum's Business Reception with The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
Evening Reception - Conservative Party Conference, Birmingham
The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP - Chancellor of the Exchequer
In partnership with ACCA; British Chambers of Commerce; EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation; Federation of Small Businesses; ICAEW; Institute of Directors; IPSE


Monday 12 September 2016
Enterprise Forum Vice Presidents' Lunch
Roundtable discussion
The Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP and Mark Prisk MP - Vice Presidents of The Enterprise Forum
In partnership with Bircham Dyson Bell


Monday 18 July 2016
Discussion with the Chief Secretary to the Treasury
Roundtable discussion
The Rt Hon David Gauke MP - Chief Secretary to the Treasury
In partnership with Airport Operators Association


Monday 4 July 2016
Spending Review and UK Business
Roundtable discussion
The Rt Hon Greg Hands MP - Chief Secretary to the Treasury
In partnership with Institution of Civil Engineers


Wednesday 29 June 2016
Treasury Committee & BIS Committee Discussion
Roundtable discussion
Chris Philp MP, Member of Treasury Committee - Craig Tracey MP, Member of BIS Committee
In partnership with British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA)


Monday 13 June 2016
House Building and Home Ownership
Roundtable discussion
Brandon Lewis MP - Minister of State for Housing and Planning
In partnership with NHBC


Wednesday 4 May 2016
The TUC and UK business
Working Lunch Discussion
Paul Nowak - Assistant General Secretary, The Trade Union Congress
Kindly supported by Bircham Dyson Bell


Wednesday 13 April 2016
Roundtable Discussion with Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport
Roundtable discussion
The Rt Hon John Whittingdale MP - Secretary of State Culture Media and Sport
Kindly supported by Bircham Dyson Bell and PRS for Music


Wednesday 6 April 2016
The Enterprise Forum’s European Parliament Programme 2016
All Day Event
Lunch with Conservative MEPs; - Roundtable Discussion with Jonathan Faull, Director General for the Task Force for Strategic Issues related to the UK Referendum; Roundtable Discussion with Claire Bury, Deputy Director General of DG Connect


Thursday 3 March 2016
The Enterprise Forum’s Scottish Conservatives MSP Candidates Reception
Reception - Edinburgh
Ruth Davidson MSP - Leader of the Scottish Conservatives


Wednesday 2 March 2016
Transport Infrastructure
Roundtable discussion
The Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin - Secretary of State for Transport
Kindly supported by CECA


Wednesday 3 February 2016
Infrastructure and the Growth Agenda
Roundtable discussion
Stephen Dance - Head of Infrastructure Delivery, Infrastructure UK
Kindly supported by RICS


Wednesday 13 January 2016
Fixing the Foundations
Roundtable Discussion
The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP - Secretary of State for Business
Kindly supported by the Law Society


Thursday 7 January 2016
Investment in Innovation and Science
Roundtable Discussion
Jo Johnson MP - Minister of State for Universities and Science
Kindly supported by ADS Group


Monday 23 November 2015
The EU and British business
Breakfast Discussion
Syed Kamall MEP - Chairman of the European Conservatives and Reformists Group (ECR)
Kindly supported by the Federation of Small Businesses


Wednesday 28 October 2015
The 1922 Committee and the Enterprise Forum Business Reception
Evening Reception
Graham Brady MP, Chairman of the 1922 Committee; - and the 1922 Committee
in partnership with NHBC


Monday 19 October 2015
Skills and Apprenticeships 2020
Evening Discussion
Nick Boles MP - Minister of State for Skills


Tuesday 6 October 2015
The green global race: How can the UK get ahead?
Conservative Party Conference 2015 - Manchester
Robert Goodwill MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport; - Sir Michael Arthur, President – Boeing UK & Ireland; Nora Senior, President – British Chambers of Commerce; Ian Jopson, Head of Environmental & Community Affairs – NATS
Kindly sponsored by Airport Operators Association; Boeing; British Airways; Gatwick Airport; Heathrow Airport; NATS


Tuesday 6 October 2015
Winning the global race - Delivering a strategy for British business success in the EU and worldwide
Conservative Party Conference 2015 - Manchester
Esther McVey, Founder If Chloe Can & previous Minister for Employment; The Rt Hon Anna Soubry MP, Minister for Small Business, Industry & Enterprise - Terry Scuoler, Chief Executive – EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation; Cllr Donna Jones, Leader of Portsmouth City Council (Local Government Association speaker; Tony Caldeira, Founder and Managing Director – Caldeira Group
Kindly sponsored by EEF, the manufacturers' organisation


Monday 5 October 2015
The Enterprise Forum Business Reception
Conservative Party Conference 2015 - Manchester
The Rt Hon George Osborne MP - Chancellor of the Exchequer
In partnership with ACCA; British Chambers of Commerce; EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation; Federation of Small Businesses, ICAEW; IPSE


Monday 7 September 2015
The Future of the Social Care Market
Breakfast Discussion
The Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP - Minister of State for Community and Social Care
Kindly hosted by the ABI


Monday 20 July 2015
Increasing the UK’s exports and attracting inward investment
Afternoon Discussion
The Rt Hon The Lord Maude of Horsham PC - Minister of State for Trade and Investment
In partnership with the British Chambers of Commerce


Monday 13 July 2015
Conservative Party Rising Stars – The 2015 intake
Working Lunch
Oliver Dowden MP, Lucy Frazer MP, Matt Warman MP, James Cleverly MP
In partnership with CECA


Wednesday 1 July 2015
Engaging UK Business with the EU
All Day Event
Roundtable discussion with The Rt Hon Lord Hill of Oareford CBE, European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets - Lunch with Conservative MEPs; Roundtable Discussion with Shan Morgan,the UK’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the European Union


Monday 22 June 2015
The Enterprise Forum’s Trade Association’s Parliamentary Reception
Afternoon Reception
Hosted by The Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP - With Guest Speaker The Rt Hon Anna Soubry MP, Minister for Small Business, Industry and Enterprise
In partnership with ABI; Airport Operators Association; BACTA; BIBA; British Chambers of Commerce; British Council of Shopping Centres; British Plastics Federation; British Retail Consortium; BVCA; CECA; Construction Products Association; Crop Protection Association; Energy UK; Federation of Master Builders; The Law Society; The Packaging Federation


Tuesday 14 April 2015
Polling Update: General Election 2015
Working Breakfast
Katharine Peacock - Managing Director, ComRes
Kindly sponsored by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation


Tuesday 3 March 2015
Roundtable discussion with David Gauke MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasury
Working Lunch
David Gauke MP - Financial Secretary to the Treasury
Kindly sponsored by Airport Operators Association


Tuesday 24 February 2015
Developing London: Housing and Infrastructure
Working Breakfast
Sir Edward Lister - Mayor of London's Chief of Staff and Deputy Mayor, Policy and Planning
Kindly hosted by Eversheds


Tuesday 3 February 2015
Planning and Local Infrastructure
Working Lunch
Brandon Lewis MP - Minister of State for Communities and Local Government
Kindly hosted by Peter Brett Associates


Thursday 29 January 2015
Women in Business
Working Breakfast
The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP - Minister for Women and Equalities
Kindly hosted by RICS


Tuesday 27 January 2015
Increasing the UK's exports and attracting inward investment
Working Breakfast
Lord Livingston of Parkhead - Minister of State for Trade and Investment
Kindly sponsored by PRS for Music


Thursday 15 January 2015
Conservative Business Policy
Working Lunch
Nadhim Zahawi MP - Conservative Party Policy Board
Kindly hosted by Institution of Civil Engineers


Wednesday 7 January 2015
Jobs and Growth: DWP working with UK business
Working Breakfast
The Rt Hon Esther McVey MP - Minister of State for Employment
Kindly sponsored by British Insurance Brokers' Association


Monday 17 November 2014
Conservative MEP Business Discussion
Working Lunch
Julie Girling MEP, Dr Syed Kamall MEP, other MEPs tbc
Kindly sponsored by Bircham Dyson Bell


Wednesday 5 November 2014
The Enterprise Forum's Candidates' Reception
Evening Reception
With Conservative Party Candidates
in partnership with Nationwide Building Society and Semta


Tuesday 4 November 2014
The UK's Energy Mix
Roundtable Discussion
The Rt Hon Ed Davey MP - Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change
Kindly sponsored by EEF, the manufacturers' organisation


Tuesday 28 October 2014
The Enterprise Forum and the 1922 Committee Business Reception
Evening Reception
The Rt Hon Graham Brady MP - Chairman of the 1922 Committee
Kindly sponsored by Jersey Finance


Monday 27 October 2014
The Enterprise Forum's Vice Presidents' Lunch
Working Lunch
The Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP & Mark Prisk MP - Vice Presidents, The Enterprise Forum
Kindly sponsored by Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors


Tuesday 30 September 2014
Property, Growth & Communities - stimulating economic growth and creating better communities in which to live
Fringe Event - 7.30pm - ConservativeHome Marquee (secure area), Conservative Party Conference
The Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government - Matthew Howell, Managing Director of RICS; Andrew Baddeley-Chappell, Head of Policy & Governance (Mortgages & Savings) – Nationwide Building Society; Cllr David Hodge, Chairman of People and Places Board, Local Government Association
Kindly sponsored by Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors


Tuesday 30 September 2014
Floods and Drought. Managing the UK's water for consumers and business
Fringe Event - 5.30pm - ConservativeHome Marquee (secure area), Conservative Party Conference
Lord de Mauley, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for natural environment and science; - Peter Simpson, Chief Executive, Anglian Water; Cllr Mike Jones, Deputy Chairman, Local Government Association; Allan Edwards, Senior Director - Public Affairs and Corporate Responsibility, Asda Stores Ltd
Kindly sponsored by Anglian Water


Tuesday 30 September 2014
What does business want from the next Conservative Government?
Fringe Event - 12.30pm - Jury's Inn, Birmingham, Conservative Party Conference
Nick Boles MP, Minister for State for Skills and Equalities; - Terry Scuoler, Chief Executive, EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation; Mark Wallace, Executive Editor, ConservativeHome; Bob Keen, Head of Government Relations, BAE Systems plc
Kindly sponsored by EEF, the manufacturers' organisation


Monday 29 September 2014
The Enterprise Forum and the CBI Business Reception with The Rt Hon George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
Evening Reception - Conservative Party Conference
The Rt Hon George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer - Andrew Cumpsty, Chairman of The Enterprise Forum; John Cridland CBE, Director-General of the CBI


Thursday 11 September 2014
Conservative PPS Business Discussion
Working Lunch
Conservative Party PPSs
Kindly sponsored by TechUK


Tuesday 9 September 2014
Improving Government efficiency, transparency and accountability
Afternoon Roundtable Discussion
The Rt Hon Francis Maude MP - Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General
Kindly sponsored by Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors


Tuesday 15 July 2014
Jobs and Growth: DWP working with UK Business
Working Lunch
The Rt Hon Lord Hunt of Wirral - Former Secretary of State for Employment
Kindly sponsored by British Insurance Brokers' Association


Monday 14 July 2014
Roundtable Discussion with the Minister for Government Policy
Working Lunch
The Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP - Minister for Government Policy


Tuesday 17 June 2014
House building and the UK economy
Working Lunch
Kris Hopkins MP - Minister for Housing
In partnership with the National House Building Council


Wednesday 16 April 2014
Boosting Private Sector Employment
Working Breakfast
The Rt Hon Vince Cable MP - Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills
Kindly sponsored by Shell UK


Tuesday 8 April 2014
The UK Infrastructure Reception
Business Reception
The Rt Hon Danny Alexander MP - Chief Secretary to the Treasury
Kindly sponsored by CECA


Wednesday 26 March 2014
Business Policy and the 1922 Committee
Working Lunch
The Rt Hon John Redwood MP
Kindly sponsored by the British Hospitality Association


Monday 17 March 2014
The Industrial Strategy: Business Update
Working Lunch
Michael Fallon MP - Minister of State for Business and Energy
Kindly sponsored by BAE Systems


Wednesday 26 February 2014
Transport Infrastructure UK
Working Breakfast
The Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP - Secretary of State for Transport
Kindly sponsored by the Airport Operators Association


Wednesday 5 February 2014
Financial Regulation – The New Landscape
Breakfast Briefing
Sajid Javid MP - Financial Secretary to the Treasury
Kindly sponsored by RSA Group


Monday 3 February 2014
The Number 10 Policy Unit
Working Lunch
Margot James MP - Number 10 Policy Unit
Kindly sponsored by Coca-Cola Enterprises


Tuesday 28 January 2014
Conservative MEP Reception
Evening Reception - in Brussels
Dr Syed Kamall MEP - Leader of the Conservatives in the European Parliament
In Partnership with Nationwide


Thursday 23 January 2014
Growth and Infrastructure Act
Working Breakfast
Nick Boles MP - Minister for Planning
Kindly sponsored by Hewlett Packard


Wednesday 8 January 2014
Roundtable Discussion with the Economic Secretary to the Treasury
Working Breakfast
Nicky Morgan MP - Economic Secretary to the Treasury
Kindly sponsored by Eversheds


Tuesday 5 November 2013
Engaging UK Business with the EU
All day event
Lunch with Conservative MEPs hosted by Malcolm Harbour MEP - Annual Reception of City of London Corporation
other events tbc


Monday 28 October 2013
The 1922 Committee and The Enterprise Forum Business Reception
Evening Reception
Graham Brady MP, Chairman of The 1922 Committee - and members of The 1922 Committee
Kindly sponsored by the Law Society


Tuesday 15 October 2013
The TUC and UK Business
Working Lunch
Frances O’Grady - General Secretary of the Trade Union Congress
Kindly sponsored by Bircham Dyson Bell


Tuesday 1 October 2013
The Enterprise Forum and the CBI Business Reception with The Rt Hon George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
Evening Reception - Conservative Party Conference 2013, Manchester
The Rt Hon George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer - John Cridland CBE, Director-General of the CBI - Andrew Cumpsty, Chairman of The Enterprise Forum


Monday 30 September 2013
Engineering skills for the future
Early Evening Discussion – 4.45pm to 6.00pm - Deansgate 3, Hilton Manchester Deansgate, 303 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4LQ
Matthew Hancock MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Business and Education - Allan Cook CBE, Chairman, Semta - Nigel Whitehead, Commissioner, UKCES; Group Managing Director Programmes & Support, BAE Systems plc - Juergen Maier, Managing Director, Siemens UK - Rachael Carr, Systems Engineer and Internal Apprentice of the Year,
Kindly sponsored by Semta


Monday 30 September 2013
What will business want from a reshaped European Union?
Working Lunch – 12.30pm to 2.00pm - Charters Suite, Arora Hotel 18-24 Princess Street, Manchester M1 4LY
Vicky Ford MEP, Conservative Party Spokesperson on Industry, Research & Innovation - Jackie Minor, Head of Representation for the European Commission in the UK - Alok Sharma MP, Conservative Party Vice Chairman - Steve Radley, Director of Policy, EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation - Andrew Hawkins, Chairman, ComRes
Kindly sponsored by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation


Monday 8 July 2013
The Emerging Powers and UK Business
Breakfast Briefing
The Rt Hon Hugo Swire MP - Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Kindly hosted by Heathrow Airport Ltd


Tuesday 2 July 2013
Encouraging Growth and Investment in London
Working Lunch
Kit Malthouse - Deputy Mayor of London for Business & Enterprise
Kindly hosted by the Federation of Small Businesses


Thursday 27 June 2013
Public Affairs Networking Summer Party supported by The Enterprise Forum
Evening Reception


Wednesday 12 June 2013
No Stone Unturned... in pursuit of growth
Working Lunch
The Rt Hon The Lord Heseltine CH PC
Kindly hosted by the Law Society


Monday 3 June 2013
UK Infrastructure and the Growth Agenda
Working Lunch
Lord Deighton KBE - Commercial Secretary to the Treasury
Kindly hosted by Peter Brett Associates


Wednesday 15 May 2013
Corporate and Business Taxation
Breakfast Briefing
David Gauke MP - Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury
Kindly hosted by the British Hospitality Association


Tuesday 5 November 2013
Engaging UK Business with the EU
All day event
Lunch with Conservative MEPs hosted by Malcolm Harbour MEP - Annual Reception of City of London Corporation
other events tbc


Tuesday 5 November 2013
Engaging UK Business with the EU
All day event
Lunch with Conservative MEPs hosted by Malcolm Harbour MEP - Annual Reception of City of London Corporation
other events tbc


Tuesday 7 May 2013
European Commission Business Discussion
Working Lunch
Jackie Minor - Head of Representation for the European Commission in the UK
Kindly hosted by the British Retail Consortium


Tuesday 30 April 2013
The UK’s Future Energy Policy for Business
Roundtable Discussion
The Rt Hon Ed Davey MP - Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change
Kindly hosted by the Institution of Civil Engineers


Tuesday 26 March 2013
Resource Efficiency & Waste, Generating Green Growth and REACH
Working Lunch
Lord de Mauley - Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Resource Management, the Local Environment and Environmental Science
Kindly hosted by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation


Wednesday 20 March 2013
Cyber Security: Implications for Business
Breakfast Briefing
Chloe Smith MP - Parliamentary Secretary for the Cabinet Office
Kindly sponsored by Microsoft


Monday 25 February 2013
The UK's Future House Building Policy
Working Lunch
Mark Prisk MP - Minister of State for Housing
in Partnership with the National House Building Council


Monday 28 January 2013
Local Government’s business plan for growth
Morning Roundtable Discussion
Sir Merrick Cockell, Chairman and Councillor Peter Box, Chairman of the Economy and Transport Board - The Local Government Association
Kindly sponsored by Intellect


Thursday 24 January 2013
Major Infrastructure Investment
Working Lunch
The Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP - Secretary of State for Transport
Kindly sponsored by The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors


Monday 20 January 2013
Growth and Infrastructure Act
Working Lunch
Nick Boles MP - Minister for Planning
Kindly sponsored by Hewlett Packard


Monday 14 January 2013
Conservative Party Chairman's Discussion with UK Business & Industry
Working Lunch
The Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP - Chairman of the Conservative Party
Kindly sponsored by Bircham Dyson Bell LLP


Tuesday 1 October 2013
The Enterprise Forum and the CBI Business Reception with The Rt Hon George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
Evening Reception - Conservative Party Conference 2013, Manchester
The Rt Hon George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer - John Cridland CBE, Director-General of the CBI - Andrew Cumpsty, Chairman of The Enterprise Forum


Monday 10 December 2012
The Free Enterprise Group Business Discussion
Working Lunch
Kwasi Kwarteng MP, George Eustice MP, Priti Patel MP, David Ruffley MP & Chris Skidmore MP
Kindly sponsored by EEF, the manufacturers' organisation


Thursday 6 December 2012
Christmas Drinks with Public Affairs News and The Enterprise Forum
Red Lion Pub, Parliament Street - 6pm to Late


Monday 5 & Tuesday 6 November 2012
Enterprise Forum visit to European Parliament, Brussels
Two Day Event - Briefing of European Parliament; Lunch with Conservative MEPs; The Media in Brussels with EurActiv; Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee
Roundtable Discussions with - Marion Dewar, Member of the Cabinet to Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science; Sir Jon Cunliffe, the UK's Permanent Representative to the EU


Thursday 25 October 2012
Climate Change Obligations: meeting the challenges of the Green Deal, Built Environment and broader business energy policies
Afternoon Roundtable Discussion
Greg Barker MP - Minister of State for Climate Change
Kindly sponsored by National House Building Council


Tuesday 9 October 2012
The Enteprise Forum and The CBI Business Reception with The Rt Hon George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer
Guest List Only (secure area) - 6.15pm - Conservative Party Conference, Birmingham
John Cridland, Director General, CBI - Andrew Cumpsty, Chairman, The Enterprise Forum
For more information contact the Enterprise Forum


Tuesday 9 October 2012
What is the role of Government in growing the economy?
Copthorne Hotel - 12.30pm - Conservative Party Conference, Birmingham
Margot James, MP, Chair of the APPG for Trade and Investment; - Steve Radley, EEF, the manufacturers' organisation; Mark Littlewood, Director General of Institute of Economic Affairs; Maggie Pagano, Senior Business Columnist, Independent on Sunday; Juergen Maier, Managing Director, Siemens UK & Ireland Industry S
Kindly sponsored by EEF, the manufacturers' organisation


Monday 8 October 2012
Delivering the Chancellor’s vision: The UK as Europe’s technology hub
Castle Fine Gallery, ICC (secure area) - 12.30pm - Conservative Party Conference, Birmingham
Michael Fallon MP, Minister of State for Business & Enterprise; Chloe Smith MP, Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office; - Julian David, Director General, Intellect; Matt Warman, Consumer Technology Editor, Daily Telegraph; Victor Chavez, Chief Executive Officer, Thales UK
Kindly sponsored by Intellect


Wednesday 11 July 2012
Business Discussion with Lord Feldman, Chairman of the Conservative Party
Working Lunch
Lord Feldman of Elstree - Chairman of the Conservative Party
Kindly sponsored by Clifford Chance LLP


Wednesday 4 July 2012
European Commission Business Discussion
Working Lunch
Jonathan Scheele - Head of Representation for the European Commission in the UK
Kindly sponsored by BASF - The Chemical Company


Wednesday 27 June 2012
Science and Skills: Encouraging Growth
Afternoon Roundtable Discussion
The Rt Hon David Willetts MP - Minister of State for Universities and Science
Kindly sponsored by Bircham Dyson Bell



Thursday 21 June 2012
CIPR Public Affairs and CIPR International Summer Party supported by The Enterprise Forum
Evening Reception
(See 7 June 2012 News Story for more information)
David Lloyd George Room of the National Liberal Club



Thursday 14 June 2012
Minister of State for Europe: Business Update
Breakfast Briefing
The Rt Hon David Lidington MP - Minister of State for Europe
Kindly sponsored by Shell International



Tuesday 22 May 2012
The Enterprise Forum's 15th Anniversary Reception
Evening Reception
The Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP - Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government
Kindly sponsored by Institution of Civil Engineers



Wednesday 2 May 2012
Löfstedt Report Business Update
Breakfast Briefing
The Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP - Minister of State for Employment
Kindly sponsored by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation



Monday 5 March 2012
The Coalition: The Next Three Years
Working Lunch
The Rt Hon David Laws MP
Kindly sponsored by The Law Society



Monday 27 February 2012
Trade and Inward Investment - Britain Open For Business
Working Lunch
The Rt Hon The Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint - Minister of State for Trade and Investment
Kindly sponsored by Eversheds LLP



Wednesday 22 February 2012
The Red Tape Challenge
Working Lunch
Mark Prisk MP - Minister of State for Business and Enterprise
Kindly sponsored by Hewlett Packard



Monday 23 January 2012
Conservative PPS’ Business Discussion
Evening Panel Discussion
Nick Boles MP, Nicky Morgan MP, David Rutley MP, Andrew Selous MP, Ben Wallace MP - Parliamentary Private Secretaries (PPS)



Thursday 12 January 2012
Roundtable Discussion with Mark Hoban MP
Breakfast Briefing
Mark Hoban MP - Financial Secretary to the Treasury
Kindly sponsored by Jersey Finance



Thursday 8 December 2011
Infrastructure and the Growth Agenda
Working Lunch
With Geoffrey Spence - Chief Executive of Infrastructure UK, HM Treasury
Kindly sponsored by Institution of Civil Engineers



Monday 28 November 2011
European Parliament Business Update
Working Lunch
Malcolm Harbour MEP, Vicky Ford MEP, Dr Syed Kamall MEP
Kindly sponsored by Bircham Dyson Bell LLP



Thursday 10 November 2011
Roundtable Discussion with Andrew Cooper
Working Lunch
Andrew Cooper - Director of Political Strategy, No.10
Kindly sponsored by EEF, The Manufacturers' Organisation



Tuesday 4 October 2011
The Enterprise Forum Business Reception
Conservative Party Conference - Evening Reception
Alistair Burt MP - Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Kindly sponsored by The European Azerbaijan Society



Tuesday 3 October 2011
Carrot and stick: have we got the balance right on climate change policy?
Conservative Party Conference - Working Lunch
Greg Barker MP - Minister of State for Climate Change
Kindly sponsored by EEF, The Manufacturers' Organisation



Thursday 14 July 2011
UK's Energy Future
Working Lunch
Charles Hendry MP - Minister of State for Energy & Climate Change
Kindly sponsored by Clifford Chance LLP



Monday 4 July 2011
The Olympics and Business: One Year to Go
Early Evening Roundtable Discussion
Mark Prisk MP - Minister for Business and Enterprise
Kindly sponsored by BT Group


Tuesday 28 June 2011
Implementing the Public Health White Paper
Afternoon Roundtable Discussion
Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell MP - Chair of the Health Committee
Kindly sponsored by Alliance-Boots



Monday 20 June 2011
Enterprise Forum Summer Reception - The Big Society
Summer Reception
Rt Hon Francis Maude MP - Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General
Kindly sponsored by Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors



Thursday 12 May 2011
Pension Reform
Breakfast Briefing
Steve Webb MP - Minister of State for Pensions
Kindly sponsored by Fidelity International



Thursday 31 March 2011
Post-Budget Digest
Early evening roundtable discussion
Greg Hands MP - PPS to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon George Osborne MP
Kindly sponsored by Eversheds LLP



Tuesday 8 March 2011
Enterprise Forum Business Reception – Local Enterprise Partnerships
Business Reception
Mark Prisk MP - Minister of State for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills



Monday 7 March 2011
Governing Energy: What Next?
Working Lunch - In partnership with UKBCSE
Justine Greening MP - Economic Secretary to the Treasury
Kindly hosted by Clifford Chance LLP



Monday 28 February 2011
Tackling cyber threats to the business community
Afternoon Roundtable Discussion
Rt Hon The Baroness Neville-Jones DCMG PC - Minister of State for Security
with Alistair Burt MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office


Monday 14 February 2011
Spending Review: Opportunities for Business
Working lunch
David Gauke MP - Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury
Kindly hosted by EEF, the Manufacturers' Organisation



Tuesday 25 January 2011
Conservative MP Class of 2010: Engaging with Business
Working Lunch - New MPs from the 2010 General Election intake
with Alok Sharma MP, Esther McVey MP, Gavin Williamson MP, Mark Garnier MP and Steve Barclay MP



Tuesday 14 December 2010
Building London's Transport Future - How Government and Business best work together
Late Afternoon
Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP - Secretary of State for Transport
Kindly sponsored by Bircham Dyson Bell LLP



Monday 6 December 2010
Conservatives in the European Parliament
Working Lunch
with Malcolm Harbour MEP and Sajjad Karrim MEP
Kindly sponsored by Fidelity International


Tuesday 5th October 2010 - 9.30 to 11 PM
The Enterprise Forum Annual Conference Business Reception
Conservative Party Conference - Business Reception
Mark Prisk MP, Minister for Business, Innovation and Skills - Christine McGourty, Director - Energy UK
Kindly sponsored by Energy UK


Tuesday 5th October 2010 - 7.30 to 9 PM
'Governing Energy: What Next?'
Conservative Party Conference - Fringe Event
Charles Hendry MP, Minister of State for Energy & Climate Change
Kindly hosted by UKBCSE


Tuesday 5th October 2010 - 12.45 to 2 PM
'Size Matters? Does the UK Need More, Larger, Manufacturing Companies?'
Conservative Party Conference - Fringe Meeting
The Rt. Hon David Willetts MP, Minister for Universities & Science - Sir Richard Needham, Vice President - Dyson PLC
Kindly sponsored by EEF, the manufacturers' organisation


Monday 4th October 2010 - 5.45 to 7 PM
'The Role of Manufacturing: Is There Still Time To Rebalance the Economy?'
Conservative Party Conference - Fringe Event
The Rt. Hon John Redwood MP, Chairman ECP Group - Lee Hopley, Chief Economist - EEF
Kindly sponsored by Food & Drink Federation


Thursday 16th September 2010
The Rt. Hon Chris Grayling MP
Discussion
with The Rt. Hon Chris Grayling MP - Minister of State for Employment


Tuesday 27th July 2010
Business Reception
Rt. Hon Eric Pickles MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government
In Partnership with NHBC


Tuesday 29th June 2010
Business Breakfast
Mark Prisk MP - Minister of State for Business & Enterprise


Wednesday 28th April 2010
Government in Transition
Business Breakfast
Lord Heseltine
Kindly hosted by the Institute of Civil Engineers


Tuesday 20th April 2010
Election 2010 - will Labour get a fourth term?
Working Lunch
Andrew Hawkins - Executive Chairman, ComRes
Kindly hosted by Ellwood & Atfield


Thursday 25th March 2010
Budget Announcement 2010 - Conservative Response
Dinner
David Gauke MP - Shadow Treasury Minister
Kindly hosted by EEF, the manufacturers' organisation


Tuesday 23rd March 2010
The Growth of the Blog: Their Role in the General Election
Working Lunch
with Tim Montgomerie - Editor, ConservativeHome
Kindly Hosted by BDB LLP


Wednesday 17th March 2010
London 2020: Competing in a New FDI Era
Business Reception - Strictly Invitation Only
with The Rt. Hon Kenneth Clake QC MP - Shadow Secretary of State for Business
In association with Think London Kindly Sponsored by Nomura


Monday 8th February 2010
Nigel Waterson MP
Discussion
Nigel Waterson MP - Shadow Minister for Work & Pensions


Tuesday 26th January 2010
John Penrose MP
Working Lunch
With John Penrose MP - Shadow Minister for Business. Author of 'Regulation in a Post-bureaucratic age'
Kindly hosted by EEF, the manufacturers' organisation


Tuesday 15th December 2009
David Willetts MP
with David Willetts MP - Shadow Secretary of State for Universities and Skills


Wednesday 28th October 2009
Paul Tucker
Business Breakfast
with Paul Tucker - Deputy Governor, Financial Stability - The Bank of England
Kindly supported by Eversheds LLP


Monday 26th October 2009
MEP Conference
Various Sessions & Speakers
Kindly sponsored by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)


Friday 16th October 2009
Richard Lambert
Working Lunch
With Richard Lambert - Director General, Confederation of British Industry
Kindly hosted by Eversheds LLP


Tuesday 6th October 2009
Fairness for the Elderly: Dignity in Retirement, Pensions & Long Term Savings
Conservative Party Conference - Fringe Meeting
Andrew Haldenby, Reform - Jeremy Wright MP, Dementia Committee
Kindly Sponsored by Society of Estate & Trust Practitioners (STEP)


Tuesday 6th October 2009
Annual Enterprise Forum Business Reception
Conservative Party Conference - Business Reception
Kindly sponsored by Association of British Insurers (ABI)


Monday 5th October 2009
Looking to the Future: The Role of Manufacturing in the UK Economy
Party Conference - Fringe Event
with Prof. Patrick Minford, Economics, Cardiff University - David Gauke MP, Shadow Treasury Minister
Kindly sponsored by EEF, the manufacturers' organisation


Monday 5th October 2009
SME's: A Cure for the Financial Crisis?
Party Conference - Members Dinner
with Peter Luff MP, Chairman of the Business & Enterprise Committee
Kindly sponsored by ACCA


Monday 20th July 2009
RESEARCHERS RECEPTION
Summer Drinks Reception
with Ed Vaizey MP, Shadow Arts Minister
Kindly sponsored by Centrica


Thursday 16th July 2009
Eric Pickles MP
Working Lunch
with Eric Pickles MP - Chairman of the Conservative Party


Tuesday 16th June 2009
Vice Presidents Lunch with
Alistair Burt MP - Assistant Chief Whip
Mark Prisk MP - Shadow Minister for Business & Enterprise
Kindly supported by the Federation of Small Businesses


Monday 1st June 2009
The Rt. Hon Kenneth Clarke MP
Working Lunch
Rt. Hon Kenneth Clarke MP - Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform
Kindly hosted by the Institute of Civil Engineers


Tuesday 12th May 2009
Rt. Hon Theresa May MP
Working Lunch
With The Rt. Hon. Theresa May MP - Shadow Secretary of State for Work & Pensions
Kindly hosted by Eversheds LLP


Wednesday 29th April 2009
Budget Announcement Response
With David Gauke MP - Shadow Treasury Minister
Kindly hosted by EEF


Tuesday 28th April 2009
'Life After Coal: Facing the UK's Energy Needs'
With Charles Hendry MP - Shadow Minister for Energy


Monday 23rd March 2009
'Future of the UK Financial Services Industry'
Working Lunch - with Philip Hammond MP, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury
Kindly Hosted by Fidelity International


Monday 16th March 2009
Conservative Members of the European Parliament
Working Lunch with
Malcolm Harbour MEP and Giles Chichester MEP
Kindly Hosted by EEF


Monday 26th January 2009
Peter Luff MP
Discussion with the Chairman of the Business & Enterprise Select Committee


The Rt Hon David Cameron and Andrew Cumpsty,
Chairman of The Enterprise Forum
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