Through the BABC, members have the opportunity to develop valuable business contacts within the British American community and to exchange ideas and information with a cross section of business, trade and governmental interests.
McConnell Johnson – Wilmington: A City Powers Up
Just a half-hour’s drive south of Philadelphia, Wilmington, Delaware, has long been a center of international business. Through the decades, Delaware’s favorable corporate and lending climate has attracted countless corporate entities and financial institutions to the state’s only urban center. Now the city of 70,000 is zeroing in on another claim to fame: that of a rising star in the digital economy.
In recent years, thanks to active partnerships between private enterprise, the nonprofit sector, and local learning institutions, Wilmington’s business complexion is taking on a subtle but noticeable electronic cast. Rising alongside venerable industries like banking and law, new projects here hint at the start of something big: co-working offices, digital studios, coding academies, and tech training schools.
On June 23, 2016, the British voted for the UK to leave the European Union. Other than the immediate shock and ensuing market reaction, it is going to take some time for the real effects of the British exit from the European Union to be felt. Business contracts will be honored and things will evolve slowly.