Commonwealth Business Forum


We are indebted to all sponsors and partners of London 2018:

The eleventh Commonwealth Business Forum was held in London, UK from 16-18 April 2018 alongside the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.

Organised by CWEIC, in partnership with the UK Government and the City of London, CBF 2018 was a three-day event with more than 40 individual sessions in three iconic London locations. 1400 participants from 80 nations took part representing businesses, regulators, trade and investment promotion bodies, and Governments.

The Lord Mayor of the City of London opened the Forum alongside the Prime Minister of the UK and the Prime Minister of Malta.

The second day concluded with the Lord Mayor hosting a ceremonial banquet at Guildhall addressed by His Excellency Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa.

On the third day of the Forum, we hosted Africa, Asia and Island leaders’ roundtables.

We are indebted to all sponsors and partners of London 2018: principal founding partner, Standard Chartered Bank; principal partners, Jaguar Land Rover and Shell; official partners De La Rue and Wood; and, roundtable partners, Jersey Finance, Prudential, and Sterling Media.

  • The Forum Agenda

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    The Forum Agenda
  • The Forum Communique

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    The Forum Communique
  • The Report of Proceedings

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    The Report of Proceedings