Chemical Industries Association

Annual Dinner

Thursday 16 November 2017

Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London



The CIA Annual Dinner is an occasion for celebration, networking and great entertainment.  The evening provides an excellent opportunity to entertain valued existing clients, network with prospective customers and generate new business contacts.


It is one of the largest industry events of its kind and regularly attracts over 1000 diners including senior representatives of chemical companies and leading figures from the city, industry, government, stakeholders and the news media.

Book your place


To book your tickets, please click here to download the event booking form.


For further information, please contact:


Fiona Byrne

CIA Events

c/o Mint Events Ltd

Dingle House

7 Dingle Lane


CW11 1FY


T:  +44 (0)1270 750070


Brexit Conference


On the same day as the annual dinner, the CIA is hosting a conference: Brexit and Growth of the UK Chemical Industry


This high-level conference will assess the current political situation and the likely economic and trade scenarios for the industry in a post Brexit Britain. The conference will explore potential growth opportunities for the industry through the work of the Chemistry Growth Partnership.  It is a must attend for chief executives, business managers, site directors and communication specialists as well as those who are developing post Brexit strategies for their business. The event will also be valuable to those in the chemicals supply chain, consultancies and service providers to the industry.  The conference will take place on 16 November at the Grosvenor House Hotel.


Further details can be found by clicking here (links to CIA website).

2016 Photos


Photographs of the 2016 Annual Dinner are available from the following website:


  • Gallery ID:  ciadinner2016
  • Password:  cia2016

2017 Speakers


The Rt Hon Greg Clark MP


The Rt Hon Greg Clark is Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and is the ConservativeMP for Royal Tunbridge Wells. He has served in many government positions including Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Minister of State at Communities and Local Government, Minister for Universities and Science, and Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.

Andrew Pierce


Andrew Pierce is a journalist, editor, author and broadcaster.  He is a Columnist and Consultant Editor for the Daily Mail and was previously Assistant Editor of The Daily Telegraph and Assistant Editor of the Times.  Andrew presented a Sunday morning political radio show on commercial radio station LBC, and in the latter years, co-hosted with Kevin Maguire. Andrew and Kevin continue to review the media and politics on the BBC, ITV and Sky News.

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Photos from previous years:  2016  |  2015