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Submitted by on September 27, 2013 – 8:24 am |

CBI FRINGE EVENTS AT CONSERVATIVE PARTY CONFERENCE, MANCHESTER...Media are invited to attend fringe events at the Conservative Party Conference being held by the CBI.

To arrange interviews with John Cridland, CBI Director-General, or Katja Hall, CBI Chief Policy Director, at the conference please contact 0207 395 8090 / 07854 463 569.

Monday 30 September, 17.30-19.00

‘Growing global: how do we deliver growth in a changing world’ – CBI supported by KPMG

  • Central 4, Manchester Central
  • Speakers: John Cridland, Director-General, CBI; Sajid Javid MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury; Sam Gyimah MP, Parliamentary Private Secretary to David Cameron;Simon Collins, UK Chairman and Senior Partner, KPMG.
  • Chair: Elizabeth Rigby, Deputy Political Editor, Financial Times
  • This event is inside the secure zone.

Tuesday 1 October, 18.15-19.30

Business Reception with the Chancellor of the Exchequer – CBI/Enterprise Forum reception

  • Charter 1, Manchester Central
  • Invitation-only Business Reception, with guest speaker Rt Hon George Osborne MP
  • This event is inside the secure zone and requires an rsvp – if you would like to be placed on the guest list please rsvp to

Tuesday 1 October, 12.30 – 14.00

‘Building the schools we want: What can be done to deliver high performance?’ – CBI/Reform/ASCL fringe event

  • John Logie Baird Suite, Marriott Victoria and Albert, Water Street
  • Speakers: Charlotte Leslie MP, Member, Education Select Committee; Chris Skidmore MP, Member, Education Select CommitteeBrian Lightman, General Secretary, Association of School and College leaders; Katja Hall, Chief Policy Director, CBI
  • This event is outside the secure zone.

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