As a global company, operating in over 60 countries worldwide, SABMiller is delighted to be sponsoring this year’s Battle of Ideas. The issues debated are not unique to the UK. They are global. Capitalism, art, philosophy, the impact of emerging markets, current affairs, sport and parenting are all issues which touch people in one way or another throughout the world. I have no doubt that every participant will come away from the event armed with new ideas and a fresh perspective on many of the tough global issues that touch our lives everyday.
Graham Mackay, Chief Executive, SABMiller
"It alerts me to new areas of debate, and gives thought-provoking new angles on topics I thought I already knew well. Altogether it's a wonderful intellectual tonic, which cheers up the dog days of November."
Ivan Hewett, music critic, Daily Telegraph