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During the last parliament Progress held 66 events, in 35 cities, engaging 3,000 members across the United Kingdom.

We held events in Barrow, Blackpool, Brighton, Bristol, Burton, Cambridge, Canterbury, Cardiff, Durham, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow, Grantham, Ipswich, Leicester, Lincoln, Liverpool, Maidstone, Manchester, Middlesbrough, Newcastle, Norwich, Nottingham, Oxford, Preston, Reading, Redcar, Rochester, Sheffield, Slough, Sunderland, Swansea, Warwick, Watford and York.

We are only able to organise these events thanks to the support we get though our membership. Help us bring the debate to even more people during this parliament by joining Progress today: prog.rs/join

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Start:
Sep 1, 2016
End:
Sep 1, 2016
Venue:
High Road
Southampton, SO16 2JH United Kingdom

Road to Conference: moderate meet up in Southampton

Road to Conference 6pm – 8pm, 1 September 2016 Swaythling Working Men’s Club, High road, Southampton, SO16 2JH Speakers: Alison McGovern MP Chair, Progress Keith Dibble Chair, Labour First Richard Angell Director, Progress Luke Akehurst Secretary, Labour First Ahead of Labour party conference this event will discuss what you can expect to see on the conference floor, what the main issues surrounding Labour party conference are likely to be and the rule changes and policy motions we anticipate coming up. It is also…

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Start:
Sep 3, 2016
End:
Sep 3, 2016
Venue:
Brighthelm Centre, Pelham room
Brighton, BN1 1YD United Kingdom

Road to Conference: moderate meet up in Brighton

Road to Conference 11am – 1pm, 3 September 2016, Brigthelm centre, Pelham room, North Road, Brighton, BN1 1YD Speakers: Peter Kyle MP Hove Naushabah Khan Former parliamentary candidate for Rochester and Strood Richard Angell Director, Progress *More speakers to be announced.* Ahead of Labour party conference this event will discuss what you can expect to see on the conference floor, what the main issues surrounding Labour party conference are likely to be and the rule changes and policy motions we anticipate coming up. It is…

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Start:
Sep 8, 2016
End:
Sep 8, 2016
Venue:
Cardiff Meeting House, 43 Charles Street
Cardiff, CF10 2GB United Kingdom

Road to Conference: moderate meet up in Cardiff

Road to Conference 6pm – 8pm, 8 September 2016 Cardiff Quaker Meeting House, 43 Charles Street, Cardiff, CF10 2GB Chris Bryant MP Rhondda More speakers to be announced Ahead of Labour party conference this event will discuss what you can expect to see on the conference floor, what the main issues surrounding Labour party conference are likely to be and the rule changes and policy motions we anticipate coming up. It is also a chance to get to know your fellow…

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Start:
Sep 12, 2016
End:
Sep 12, 2016
Venue:
London, SW1A 0AA United Kingdom

Road to Conference: moderate meet up in London

Road to Conference 7pm – 9pm, 12 September 2016 Committee Room 10, Houses of Parliament, SW1A 0AA Alison McGovern MP Chair, Progress Mike Gapes MP Richard Angell Director, Progress Luke Akehurst Secretary, Labour First *More speakers to be announced * Ahead of Labour party conference this event will discuss what you can expect to see on the conference floor, what the main issues surrounding Labour party conference are likely to be and the rule changes and policy motions we anticipate coming up. It…

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Start:
Sep 16, 2016
End:
Sep 16, 2016
Venue:
TBC
TBC, United Kingdom

Road to Conference: moderate meet up in Birmingham

Road to Conference 6pm – 8pm, 16 September 2016 Venue TBC John Spellar MP Founder, Labour First Matthew Faulding Deputy Director, Progress * More speakers to be announced * Ahead of Labour party conference this event will discuss what you can expect to see on the conference floor, what the main issues surrounding Labour party conference are likely to be and the rule changes and policy motions we anticipate coming up. It is also a chance to get to know your fellow…

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Start:
Sep 16, 2016
End:
Sep 16, 2016
Venue:
The Meadows
Nottingham, NG2 2DF United Kingdom

Road to Conference: moderate meet up in Nottingham

Road to Conference 6pm – 8pm, 16 September 2016, Queens Walk Community Centre The Meadows, Nottingham, NG2 2DF Speakers: Chris Leslie MP Richard Angell Director, Progress Bex Bailey Former NEC representative Ahead of Labour party conference this event will discuss what you can expect to see on the conference floor, what the main issues surrounding Labour party conference are likely to be and the rule changes and policy motions we anticipate coming up. It is also a chance to get to know…

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Start:
Sep 21, 2016
End:
Sep 21, 2016
Venue:
TBC
TBC, United Kingdom

Road to Conference: moderate meet up in Leeds

Road to Conference 6pm – 8pm, 21 September 2016 Location TBC Caroline Flint MP  John Spellar MP Warley and founder, Labour First Ahead of Labour party conference this event will discuss what you can expect to see on the conference floor, what the main issues surrounding Labour party conference are likely to be and the rule changes and policy motions we anticipate coming up. It is also a chance to get to know your fellow conference attendees before heading to Liverpool.  …

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Start:
Sep 22, 2016
End:
Sep 22, 2016
Venue:
6 mount Street
Manchester, M2 5NS

Road to Conference: moderate meet up in Manchester

Road to Conference 6pm-8pm, 22 September 2016 Friends meeting house, 6 Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5NS Luke Akehurst Secretary, Labour First * More speakers to be announced * Ahead of Labour party conference this event will discuss what you can expect to see on the conference floor, what the main issues surrounding Labour party conference are likely to be and the rule changes and policy motions we anticipate coming up. It is also a chance to get to know your…

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Start:
Sep 25, 2016
End:
Sep 25, 2016
Venue:
17 Edward Pavilion, Albert Dock
Liverpool, L3 4AF United Kingdom

In Conversation with Angela Eagle MP: How will Labour work with business to deliver a new economy? With the BVCA

In Conversation with Angela Eagle MP: How will Labour work with business to deliver a new economy? Sunday 25 September, 12.45 – 2pm, Comedy Central, 17 Edward Pavilion, Liverpool L3 4AF Join Angela Eagle MP in conversation with Tim Hames, Director General of BVCA, to outline how Labour will deliverer a fairer economy for all while improving our image with the business community. This event is in partnership with the BVCA. This event is a Progress fringe event at Labour party conference 2016. This…

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Start:
Sep 25, 2016
End:
Sep 25, 2016
Venue:
22 Britannia Pavilion, Albert Dock
Liverpool, L3 4AE United Kingdom

Progress rally

Progress Rally 6pm, Sunday 25 September 2016 Pan Am, Albert Dock, Britannia Pavilion, Liverpool L3 4AD The Progress rally is one of the major fixtures of the Labour party conference calendar and had over 800 people in attendance last year. Speakers include: Bex Bailey Former NEC youth representative | Hilary Benn MP | Simon Blackburn Leader, Blackpool council | Kezia Dugdale MSP  | Caroline Flint MP | John Hannett General secretary, USDAW | Tristram Hunt MP | Liz Kendall MP | Alison McGovern MP | John Park Deputy general secretary, Community Union | Rachel Reeves MP | Jonny Reynolds MP | Wes Streeting MP | Robbie Young VP…

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Start:
Sep 25, 2016
End:
Sep 25, 2016
Venue:
17 Edward Pavilion, Albert Dock
Liverpool, L3 4AF United Kingdom

Progress and Labour in the City reception

Progress and Labour in the City Reception 8pm, 25 September 2016, Liverpool Comedy Club, Edward Pavilion, Liverpool L3 4AF   Progress and Labour in the City are pleased to host an evening reception at this year’s Labour party conference in Liverpool. This event is kindly being sponsored by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.  The Progress reception has become a key event at Labour party conference, with over 300 guests attending last year. The venue is within five minutes’ walk of the secure zone and free…

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Start:
Sep 26, 2016
End:
Sep 26, 2016
Venue:
17 Edward Pavilion, Albert Dock
Liverpool, L3 4AF United Kingdom

Building the new economy: How can Labour position itself for the fourth industrial revolution? With EEF

Building the new economy: How can Labour position itself for the fourth industrial revolution? Monday 26 September, 12.45 – 2pm, Comedy Central, 17 Edward Pavilion, Liverpool L3 4AF This event will discuss how with Britain’s economy rapidly changing in an increasingly globalised world Labour can best position itself to represent those who may be adversely affected by the new economic landscape as well as helping to promote the growth in the economy that is needed. This event is in partnership with EEF, the…

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Start:
Sep 26, 2016
End:
Sep 26, 2016
Venue:
17 Edward Pavilion, Albert Dock
Liverpool, L3 4AF United Kingdom

Changing perceptions: How does Labour become the party of micro-businesses and the self-employed? With the IPSE

Changing perceptions: How does Labour become the party of micro-businesses and the self-employed? Monday 26 September, 6 – 7.15pm, Comedy Central, 17 Edward Pavilion, Liverpool L3 4AF This panel discussion will discuss the perception that Labour is not the party for small businesses and self-employed people, the reasons behind this perception and how Labour can cater its message to show how it would be able to support microbusinesses. This event is in partnership with the Association of Independent Professionals and the…

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Start:
Sep 26, 2016
End:
Sep 26, 2016
Venue:
17 Edward Pavilion, Albert Dock
Liverpool, L3 4AF United Kingdom

All grown up: How do we best support our young people for the world of work outside the classroom? with NCS

All grown up: How do we best support our young people for the world of work outside the classroom? Monday 26th September, 7.30pm- 8.45pm, Comedy Central, 17 Edward Pavilion, Liverpool L3 4AF Taking part in the National Citizen Service helps our young people prepare for life outside the classroom. Three in every four young people who take part in NCS say they feel more confident about getting a job after they take part. The panel will discuss this as well…

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Start:
Sep 27, 2016
End:
Sep 27, 2016
Venue:
Britannia Pavilion, Albert Dock
Liverpool, L3 4AD United Kingdom

Changing times, changing markets: How do regulators build trust and ensure standards in professional services? with SRA

Changing times, changing markets: How do regulators build trust and ensure standards in professional services? Tuesday 27 September, 8am, Vinea, Unit B7, Britannia Pavilion, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD Jonathan Reynolds MP Stalybridge and Hyde Chris Elmore MP Ogmore Kate O’Rourke Chair, Society of Labour lawyers Crispin Passmore Executive director of policy, Solicitors Regulation Authority   In a world built on international trade and finance, trust between regulators and those in the services industry is paramount. This event will be a wide-ranging debate centered on what Labour can…

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Start:
Sep 27, 2016
End:
Sep 27, 2016
Venue:
17 Edward Pavilion, Albert Dock
Liverpool, L3 4AF United Kingdom

Passionate and principled: How do we reenergise progressive centre ground politics?

Passionate and principled: How do we reenergise progressive centre ground politics? Tuesday 27 September, 12.45 – 2pm, Comedy Central, 17 Edward Pavilion, Liverpool L3 4AF Centre left politics has been under intense pressure over the last twelve months, and the threat of Labour not being in a position to offer a credible alternative to the Conservatives when the election is announced is very real. This discussion will look at how we can best turn our politics and our party’s fortune around. This event…

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Start:
Sep 27, 2016
End:
Sep 27, 2016
Venue:
17 Edward Pavilion, Albert Dock
Liverpool, L3 4AF United Kingdom

Phoenix from the ashes: How do we create a new social chapter post-Brexit? With the IPA

Phoenix from the ashes: How do we create a new social chapter post-Brexit?   Tuesday 27 September, 6 – 7.15pm, Comedy Central, 17 Edward Pavilion, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AF This event will discuss how a new social chapter can be developed to adapt to a labour force that has changed since the 1990’s, and to Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union. Flexible and remote working has exponentially increased and this poses challenges as well as opportunities for EU workers. Yet Brexit means uncertainty for…

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Start:
Sep 27, 2016
End:
Sep 27, 2016
Venue:
17 Edward Pavilion, Albert Dock
Liverpool, L3 4AF United Kingdom

Post pink bus politics: How does Labour speak to women again?

Post pink bus politics: How does Labour speak to women again? Tuesday 27 September, 7.30 – 8.45pm, Comedy Central, 17 Edward Pavilion, Liverpool L3 4AF With the Labour party failing to elect or subsequently select any women to any of the top posts within the Labour party, and the current shadow cabinet not being gender balanced many feel we can no longer be seen as the party for women. This panel will discuss if this is the case and how we change…

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