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British Chambers of Commerce Annual Conference 2018

Join a high-level audience of business decision-makers, policy makers and the Chamber network on Thursday 8th March at the QEII Centre in London, for the British Chambers of Commerce Annual Conference.

The programme for the 2018 Annual Conference features the subjects most relevant to UK business. The conference provides insight into these issues through panel discussions, keynote speeches and by providing opportunities for discussion with other attendees. A programme of speakers including senior political personalities, business leaders, decision makers and opinion-formers from across the United Kingdom will discuss the following key themes:

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

As Britain’s biggest and best ‘B2P’ – business to politicians – event, the BCC Annual Conference is an exceptional opportunity for Chamber staff and members to keep up-to-date with the latest issues affecting British business, as well as network with other businesses and Chambers from across the UK.

Speakers confirmed for the 2018 Conference include:

  • Samantha Payne, Founder and COO, Open Bionics
  • Fleur Sexton, Co-Founder and joint Managing Director, Pet-Xi
  • Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce
  • Funke Abimbola MBE FRSA, General Counsel & Head of Financial Compliance, Roche UK

Further speakers will be announced in the coming weeks, including high profile politicians and commentators from the world of business and media.

See our website for more details of the event programme and speakers.

Book your tickets before 26th January 2018 to access the early bird Chamber rate of £119 + VAT (a saving of 25%).

Growing Your Business


Attend our business events and you can expect to:
• Learn about the opportunities in high growth markets
• Be better equipped to break down barriers
• Be better prepared to expand your business

Payment Security

Wednesday 17th January 2018 – 8am - 11am, The View Hotel, Eastbourne

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Impact of Brexit

Thursday 8th February 2018 – 8am - 11am, Hastings Centre, Hastings

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Logistics & Freight Forwarding

Tuesday 6th March 2018 – 8am - 11am, Dale Hill Golf Club, Wadhurst

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Sussex Chamber of Commerce is working in partnership with East Sussex County Council to bring you 4 key events. Be prepared to learn about new opportunities in high growth emerging markets and the export support you can access to help your business grow internationally.

These events will give you practical advice, invaluable resources and the contacts needed to grow your business, and begin the next step of your export journey.

Following a recent survey these events have been tailored to suit businesses needs. Whether you’re a novice and looking at the export markets or an expert and wish to explore new markets, our events will help you take your business to the next level. There will be lively panel discussions, informative updates and of course plenty of time for networking.


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Membership of Sussex Chamber of Commerce is a great way to tap into the experience, skills and practical support you need to develop strategies, adopt best practice and find the people who can help you drive your business forward. We provide a range of networking opportunities and sector based forums aimed at helping you grow your business connections and share knowledge and ideas. You can develop your skills through a variety of training courses, and there are many ways in which to engage with members, through our magazine, website and social media channels. We have extensive international networks and can assist businesses with their requirements and export documentation. We influence key decision-makers in local and central government and are regularly consulted for feedback from the business community when policy is being developed, locally and nationally.

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