Why should you attend the BCC Annual Conference in 2018?

05 Feb 2018

Business

Taking place on 8th March at the QEII Centre in London, The British Chambers of Commerce Annual Conference is an unmissable event for business leaders and those involved in corporate affairs or public policy.

Keep up to date with the key developments in Westminster and understand how policies and changes will affect your business.

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 year’s Conference will focus on:

  • The Future of the Workforce
  • The Future of Trade
  • Diversity in the Workplace

Who will be speaking?

  • 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

Ensure to check back to the Conference website for further information on the above speakers and for further announcements.

Why should I attend?

The Conference provides the perfect opportunity to network with hundreds of like-minded businesses from around the UK.

Businesses in attendance can expect to learn where the UK’s priorities should be and gain more insight into the Government’s plans regarding the Brexit negotiation process and what the future Trade will look like. Key areas will be covered around free trade agreements, how quickly we can negotiate these agreements and how the Government will priorities the needs of businesses across the UK.

Also, with significant changes taking place in the workforce specifically with people, technology and working patterns, we will examine what this means for business, both large and small, including, what form of immigration is needed to fill the skills gap, how are firms looking to automate and the impact of Artificial Technology and how companies are embracing flexibility in the workplace and the impact these areas will change the future of UK business.

With the event taking place on International Women’s day, Diversity in the workplace will form a key theme throughout the day.

How do I attend?

To book your place on the Annual Conference visit the website here.