Invitations to the CIA Dinner are arriving in the ICIS office, as the speakers are announced as Andrew Neil and the Right Hon. John Denham MP.
Andrew Neil once spoke at the EPL dinner in Brussels and delegates remember it as a contentious affair. The Blog recalls that he was quite offensive in response to a fairly harmless question from Bernado H.
The glittering event will be on Thursday 17 November 2011 at London's Grosvenor House Hotel, and looking at the website there is a charming photo of our friend, trader Peter G at last year's CIA Dinner.
Click here for Nigel's article on Peter Mandelson's speech at the 2009 CIA Dinner