Why Attend the BCC Conference?


The British Chambers of Commerce Annual Conference is an unmissable event for business leaders and those involved in corporate affairs or public policy to keep up with the key developments in Westminster and understand how they will affect UK businesses. Get in touch with the BCC events team to join our mailing list to be notified of upcoming events and receive exclusive early-bird offers.

The next Conference is taking place 28th March 2019.

What is the BCC Annual Conference?

The BCC Annual Conference brings together the UK Chamber Network and the wider business community for a day of stimulating panel debates and inspiring keynote speeches from senior politicians, business leaders and opinion formers. You will have the opportunity to interact with businesses of all sizes and sectors, and representatives from across the Chamber Network.

This 2018 Conference focused on three key themes:

  • The Future of Work
  • The Future of Trade
  • Diversity in Business

Our speakers at the 2018 Conference included:

  • Rt Hon Liam Fox MP, Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade
  • Rt Hon Arlene Foster MLA, Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party
  • Sahar Hashemi, Co-founder, Coffee Republic and Founder, Skinny Candy
  • Will Gardiner, CEO, Drax Group plc
  • Andy Curran, Managing Director, Aviva
  • Miriam Gonzalez, Partner, Dechert
  • Samantha Payne, COO and Co-founder Open Bionics
  • Fleur Sexton, Director and Founder Pet Xi
  • Matthew Taylor, CEO Royal Society of Arts
  • Funke Abimbola, General Counsel and Head of Financial Compliance
  • Chris Stylianou, COO UK and Ireland, Sky plc
  • Rachel Lomax, Non-executive Director, Heathrow Airport

Why should I attend the BCC Annual Conference?

Taking place on the eve of the UK's planned departure from the EU, this year's Annual Conference will be a unique opportunity to hear from senior politicians and industry leaders on the future of UK business at this critical juncture.

The themes of the 2019 Conference will be announced in due course but businesses can expect to learn about the priorities of UK business communities, gain an insight into the government's plans regarding Brexit, and discuss the future of UK trade.

The Conference is also a fantastic opportunity to network with hundreds of like-minded businesses and key policy-makers from around the UK.

How can I attend?

Booking for the 2019 Annual Conference, at QEII Centre London will open in October. Check back on this site for updates. If you have any questions or would like to be added to the mailing list and receive exclusive early-bird offers, please email [email protected]


28th Mar 2019 - 9:00am

QEII Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P3EE

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