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October 1st 2021 -
October 2nd 2021

The International Franchise Show

Where: London ExCel

November 22nd 2021

IBBC Autumn Conference

Where: The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, UAE

December 16th 2021

IBBC Christmas Party (TBC)

In addition to frequent Sector Table meetings, Business Council meetings, and Founding Members’ Board meetings, yearly IBBC Events include:

  • 1 major conference in London.
  • 1 major conference in Dubai.
  • An annual weekend retreat, exclusive to members is held at Cumberland Lodge, The Great Park, Windsor, where invited speakers add to a discussion about a topic of relevance.
  • Round-table dinners and receptions – up to eight a year –  are held at venues including the House of Lords and London’s Reform Club.
  • Occasional seminars and study groups on subjects of high value  – such as the fight against corruption and the impact of the Bribery Act.
  • Frequent trade delegations are arranged, varying in location between Baghdad, Basrah and Erbil.
  • The IBBC attends and supports events organised by member companies including conferences from which reports are compiled and circulated.
  • The IBBC also frequently receives high level Iraqi delegations including senior ministers and officials.
  • In addition the IBBC regularly meets and is involved in round table discussions with UK Government ministries and bodies including the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UKTI, UK Border Agency and Export Credit Finance.
  • Our work also includes taking up specific issues on behalf of member companies with senior British and Iraqi officials.