CEDA is a member of an international network of independent, business-based public policy organisations.
CEDA is a member of an international network of counterpart
Australia - Committee for Economic Development
China - China Institute for Reform and
Finland - Centre for Finnish Business and Policy
France - Institut de L'Entreprise
Japan - Keizai Doyukai
Latin America - Consejo Empresario de
Portugal - Forum de Administradores de
South Africa - National Business
Spain - Círculo de Empresarios
The Netherlands - SMO Society and Enterprise
United States - Committee for Economic
Each year the network holds an international conference to
discuss major policy issues affecting all the member countries.
CEDA sends a delegation each year, and CEDA members can attend.
Paris, France 2013
The 2013 conference will be hosted in June
by Institut de L'Entreprise. The theme for the 2013 conference
is How companies are changing the world - Meeting the
challenges of the 21st century.
Paris, France 2012
Preparatory meeting hosted in October by Institut de
Brasilia, Brazil, 2011
CEAL hosted Enterprise and Entrepreneurs in the Americas in
2022, which examined topics on the integration of the
Americas, business internationalisation, and competitive strategies
in global markets and regional blocks.
New York, US 2010
The Commitee for Economic Development hosted the annual
Conference of Private Business Organizations at the
Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York from 30 November to 1 December
2010. Delegations from Europe, Latin America, and Asia participated
in sessions on the role of fiscal responsibility in economic
recovery and rebalancing in the United States and around the
Johannesburg, South Africa 2009
The National Business Initiative (NBI) and Business
Leadership South Africa (BLSA) co-hosted the conference on the
topic, Is business a trusted social partner? Responsible
Leadership for Sustainable Growth and Development.
Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia 2008
A conference hosted by CEAL explored the confluence of
free market economies and social inequality.
Sydney, Australia 2007
CEDA hosted an international conference on climate
change, featuring climate change economic experts Dr Robert
Mendelsohn and Dr Robert Shapiro from the United States and Warwick
McKibbin and Brian Fisher from Australia.
Madrid, Spain 2006
A conference on the ageing population hosted by Spanish
counterpart Círculo de Empresarios.