Partners

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is a leading global defence, security and aerospace company delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. With approximately 107,000 employees worldwide, BAE Systems' sales exceeded £22.4 billion (US $36.2 billion) in 2009.

The company is the second largest global defence company with operations in five home markets, Australia, India, Saudi Arabia, the UK and the US. www.baesystems.com


Cass Business School

Cass Business School is one of Europe’s leading providers of business and management education, consultancy and research. www.cass.city.ac.uk


Lloyds Banking Group

Lloyds Banking Group plc was formed on 19 January 2009 following the completion of Lloyds TSB Group plc’s acquisition of HBOS plc. We support over one million firms to achieve their business goals and last year we provided more than £49 billion of committed gross lending to UK businesses. Our goal is to be the best financial services provider in the UK, with a leadership position based not on scale, but on the foundations of reputation and recommendation. www.lloydsbankinggroup.com

Chief Media Partner

Financial Times

The Financial Times, one of the world’s leading business news organisations, is recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy.  Providing extensive news, comment and analysis, the newspaper is printed at 24 print sites across the globe, has a daily circulation of 451,676 (ABC figures, October 2008) and a readership of 1.4 million people worldwide. FT.com is the definitive home for business intelligence on the web, providing an essential source of news, comment, data and analysis for the global business community. FT.com attracts 7.1 million unique users, generating 72 million page views (ABCe figures, March 2008).  www.ft.com

Policy Partner

New Deal of the Mind

New Deal of the Mind is a coalition of artists, entrepreneurs and opinion formers who recognise the economic, social and cultural value of Britain’s creative talent. We have one simple objective: to boost the UK economy by developing jobs in the creative industries. www.thecreativesociety.co.uk

Publication Partner

Smithfield Consultants

Smithfield Consultants is a public relations consultancy providing companies with communications advice and support across a wide range of audiences. We help companies of all sizes build, promote and protect their brands in the business community through financial and corporate media relations as well as investor communications. Our team of senior advisers draw on their experience in investment banking and analysis, accountancy and in-house communications to meet our client’s objectives. www.smithfieldgroup.com

About ei

Editorial Intelligence (ei) runs a range of events as part of its agenda-setting opinion former network – the eiClub – and works with some of the largest and most innovative brands in business, politics and the non-profit worlds. To find out more click here.