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BABC Past Events


Secretary of State for Wales Philadelphia Visit

On Tuesday, February 13, 2018 the BABCPHL welcomed the Secretary of State for Wales, the Right Honourable Alun Cairns for an official visit to Philadelphia. Mr. Cairns was joined by two Board of Trade Advisers: former Chairman of Cardiff Airport and Welsh Development Agency, Lord Rowe-Beddoe and the Chief of Staff for Manchester Airport Group, Collette Roche. This visit was part of a three-day trade mission to Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey. The purpose of this trip was to attract American businesses to invest in Wales and build upon an already strong trading relationship between the two nations; the US is the UK’s largest trading partner.

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2018 Global Connect Recap

On Thursday, January 25, 2018, the British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia partnered with the Asian, Chilean, French, German, Irish, Norwegian, Israeli, Russian and Swedish Chambers of Commerce as well as Select Greater Philadelphia and the World Trade Center of Delaware for a tristate area networking event. The program focused on start-ups and entrepreneurial ventures. More than 150 tech professionals and global business leaders participated. Internationally minded executives with operations in Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania thoroughly enjoyed the dynamic evening of networking, noshing and professional growth. Start-ups brought corporate promotional materials for display and to showcase their business objectives. Business cards were exchanged and new valuable global connections were made.

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Direct Connection: Philadelphia to Ireland

REGISTER HERE Our next Executive Perspective Speaker Series will feature a dynamic panel discussion focused on the vibrant relationship between the Greater Philadelphia Region and the Isle of Ireland. Panel Members Include: • Aer Lingus’ CEO, Stephen Kavanagh • Aer Lingus’ Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Donal Moriarty • Director of Commerce, City of Philadelphia, Harold […]

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EU GDPR with the US Commerce Service

Complying with Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Are you ready? REGISTER HERE When: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Time: 8:30 am – 11:30 am Location: 510 Walnut Street, Mezzanine Level Philadelphia, PA 19106 Tickets: BABCPHL Members: $25 Non-members: $35 What You Need to Know: Do you currently have or plan to have customers, clients or […]

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US Tax Reform Update with Deloitte

REGISTER HERE US Tax Reform Update Business Impact & Planning Considerations Date: Thursday, February 1, 2018 Time: 11:45 am – 2:00 pm 11:45 PM Registration, Networking & Lunch Buffet 12:00 PM Formal Program Location: Deloitte LLP, 1700 Market Street, 23rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103 Tickets: BABCPHL Member: $35 Non-member: $45 Lunch provided. Bring Business Cards […]

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A Royal Evening Recap

A Royal Evening – UK Business, Culture, History & Networking On November 2, 2017, the BABCPHL partnered with Select Greater Philadelphia and the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia for a “Royal Evening” at the Pyramid Club, 52 floors above the magnificent City skyline. The view swept guests off their feet as they arrived around […]

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2017 Signature Annual Holiday Luncheon

On Thursday, December 7, 2017, the British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia (BABCPHL) hosted our signature annual holiday luncheon in the Grand Ballroom at the Ritz Carlton. The room was abuzz with networking and merriment. We are proud to offer the international business community this opportunity to create valuable relationships and learn current information about pressing global issues related to the UK before the end of each calendar year. This year’s program featured the Honorable Jim Kenney, Mayor of Philadelphia and Her Majesty’s Consul General & Director-General of International Trade for North America, Antony Phillipson. More than 150 international executives and leading UK and regional government officials attended the event.

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The Future of Business Immigration

On October 27th a group from the German American Chamber of Commerce, French American Chamber of Commerce and British American Business Council gathered for a Lunch & Learn, hosted by Green and Spiegel.  Immigration attorneys, Jonathan Grode and Ralf Wiedemann’s topic, “The Future of Business Immigration”, was extremely topical and informative.  We learned that the […]

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The Future of Business Immigration

The Future of Business Immigration with Jonathan Grode, Esq., U.S. Practice Director Green and Spiegel LLC, Immigration Law Firm and Ralf D. Wiedemann, Esq., Of Counsel to Green and Spiegel LLC and German Honorary Consul REGISTER HERE With the new administration’s policy changes to visa qualifications, there is also the potential for significant changes to business immigration. This program led by Jonathan Grode, Esq., […]

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Brexit & the New Geopolitical Order – Moving Forward, Charting the Economic Relationship Between the UK, EU and the US

On Thursday, October 5, 2017, the BABCPHL hosted a Brexit update seminar. Attendees included members of the British, German, Italian and Swedish Chambers of Commerce, the World Trade Center of Delaware, and the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce. The event was sponsored by BABCPHL Club Level member, McConnell Johnson Real Estate. Networking and the panel discussion took place in the Atrium at the iconic Wilmington landmark building – Hercules Plaza.

Emanuel Adam, Director of Policy & Trade, BritishAmerican Business, who is based in the London office, joined the BABCPHL

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The BABCPHL recognizes our Club Level Members:

  • American Airlines
  • Bartlett
  • Cigna
  • Deloitte
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • Duane Morris
  • Ernst & Young
  • HSBC
  • KPMG
  • McConnell Johnson Real Estate
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Law Firm of Pepper Hamilton
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers
  • TD Bank
  • United Airlines
  • Virgin Atlantic