Trade Association Forum


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We will be joined by some fantastic guests as well as colleagues from across the association sector.

The TAF PUBCOM is in partnership with the CIPR and is designed to:

  • Provide a professional network for PR and PA staff working in trade associations
  • Support trade association PR and public affairs staff to develop their skills and professional careers, including through the provision of tailored training and development and CPD learning opportunities
  • Share best practice, discuss challenges and initiate benchmarking and research into the challenges faced by PR and public affairs in trade associations
  • Provide mentoring and support to those looking to grow and develop their career in PR and public affairs within trade associations


  1. Welcome & Introductions
  2. Recap on lobbying and public affairs rules relating to trade bodies

    • Jon Gerlis, Chartered Institute for Public Affairs (Confirmed)

  3. Sector representation of the year – the winning entry

    • Tim Doggett, Chemical Business Association (Confirmed)

  4. Engaging with members of the House of Lords – Q&A (Subject to parliamentary business)

    • Baroness Anderson, Labour (Tentative Confirmation)

  5. Hansard Society’s delegating legislation project

    • Dr Tom West, Researcher (Confirmed)
    • Ruth Fox, Director (Confirmed)

  6. Workplan for the group
  7. AOB and Date of Next meeting 
  8. Networking drinks

To register for this event please visit the following URL: →


Date And Time

19-04-2023 @ 15:00

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