Flagship events

CBBC Annual Dinners Shanghai (Sep.) & Beijing (Nov)







CBBC’s signature annual dinners will take place again in 2023 with events in both Shanghai & Beijing. The dinners are an opportunity for CBBC and our members to thank our partners in Government and business for their support and celebrate trade and investment ties between our two countries.

Greater Bay Area Conference (Nov.)







A new addition to CBBC’s annual calendar, our GBA Conference will take place in Shenzhen in November. The conference will explore a range of cores themes critical to British business in the region including financial services, digital and technology, education, and infrastructure.

UK-China CEO Conference (March 2024)







CBBC’s second new conference in 2023-24 will be our UK-China CEO Conference which will be held in Shanghai in March 2024. The Conference will explore the strategies being deployed by British companies and their Chinese counterparts to succeed in China and across Asia. Core themes which will be explored during the one-day event include consumption, finance, digital & technology, and education.

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Government Affairs Programme

CBBC’s aim throughout 2023-24 will be to provide our members with the opportunity to engage at all levels of Government in China from districts and zones up to national-level Ministries and State Council. Our Government Affairs Programme is designed to provide CBBC members with a channel to raise questions and recommendations regarding FDI, market access, as well as measures to improve the business environment.

High-Level Meetings

CBBC will continue to prioritise engagement at national, provincial, and municipal leadership level with meetings, dialogues, and events organized in collaboration with our partners in Government. 

  • State Leaders

  • Ministries & Regulators

  • Provincial & Municipal Leaders

Our recent high-level meetings include:

















Regional Dialogues 

CBBC will also continue to engage with economically important regions and cities nationwide through an expanded UK Business Dialogue programme with regional government. In 2023-24 we will cover the following cities and provinces: 

  • Municipal: Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chongqing

  • Provincial: Jiangsu, Guangdong, Hainan, Zhejiang, Sichuan

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Event Programme 

Our event programme will include a wide range of activity covering industrial and technology, finance, sustainability, consumer, education, and the Greater Bay Area. Below is a snapshot of our upcoming activity with more events to be announced in due course.


Industrial & Technology

  • 27 February 2023丨Beijing - UK-China Digital Economy Forum

  • 10 March 2023丨Beijing - Advanced Manufacturing Company Delegation Visit to BDA

  • Quarterly Meeting 2023 - Data & Digital Working Group

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  • 1-2 June 2023丨Guangzhou - China-UK Industrial Cooperation Partnership Green Transition Forum

  • Quarterly Meeting 2023 - Green Transition Working Group

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  • Consumer Working Group (to be launched soon)

  • 27 April 2023 丨London - China Cultural Literacy 

  • 4-5 July 2023丨London - China Consumer 2023

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  • March 2023丨Shanghai - ILPADI Professional Skills Programme

  • August 2023丨Cambridge, UK - Cambridge International Education Seminar 2023

  • Throughout 2023 - Talent & Skills Forum (Education Working Group)

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Greater Bay Area

  • Greater Bay Area Working Group (quarterly meeting)

  • 1 March 2023 丨Shenzhen - AI for Global Goods

  • Nov 2023丨Shenzhen - Greater Bay Area (GBA) Conference

  • 1-3 December 2023丨Shenzhen - CBBC booth at China (Shenzhen) International Finance Expo (CIFE)

  • Throughout 2023 - Digital Economy Tour Around South China

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The above is only a brief snapshot of our event programme with more to be announced in due course.

Please follow us on WeChat to keep you updated on upcoming events. If you are interested in participating in specific events or collaborating with CBBC on new ideas, please reach out to us direct: Serena.Li@cbbc.org