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BABC Past Events


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

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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Allied Integrated Marketing – Goodbye Christopher Robin Screening

The BABCPHL and Allied Integrated Marketing welcomes you to join us for a screening of Fox Searchlight’s new film, GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN. The screening will be held on Monday, October 16th at 7:30 PM at Ritz East. We will provide 50 tickets on a first come, first serve basis. REGISTER HERE Opens in Philadelphia October 20th Cast: […]

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Cybersecurity – Protecting the Crown Jewels of Your Business

On Tuesday, September 26, 2017, the BABCPHL hosted a cybersecurity seminar outlining the threat landscape; presenting the mitigation responses; and discussing the complexities of the topic. Technology is both a blessing and a curse, and cyber criminals do not need visas or passports to travel between countries. Cybercrime permeates the globe, and humans are the weak link. Social engineering plays a big role in the cybercrime equation. More than 50 people from the British, French, German and Italian Chambers gathered for this dynamic discussion at the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia.

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September 13- Premiership Rugby Happy Hour

Join us for a Networking Happy Hour to celebrate the upcoming Premiership Rugby American Series match coming to Philadelphia! When: September 13, 2017 Time: 6:15 pm- 8:15 PM Where: Pyramid Club – inside BNY Mellon Center 1735 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

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September 5-16, 2017: Friends of the British Council – Premiership Rugby

BABCPHL member Friends of the British Council is supporting a new initiative in partnership with Premiership Rugby, AEG, and NBC Sports in the Greater Philadelphia region to bring innovative community outreach and youth development programing to the United States. This is an extension of a global partnership co-created and launched internationally by the British Council and Premiership Rugby […]

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

REGISTER HERE This seminar will explore the future economic relationship between the EU and the UK, including strategic direction; steps toward Brexit; legal implications; and employment and data protection/privacy laws. Freya Jackson, the Counsellor and Head of the Global and Economic Policy Group at the British Embassy in Washington, DC will be the keynote speaker. […]

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2017 Signature Annual Holiday Luncheon

REGISTER HERE The Honorable Jim Kenney, Mayor of Philadelphia will be our special guest and will introduce our keynote speaker, the new UK Consul General, Antony Phillipson. Join us for cocktail hour and a formal sit-down lunch, including a very special Bushmills whiskey tasting provided by Almac Group. Traditional British “Christmas Crackers” will be popped, crowns will […]

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Summer 2017 International Business Networking Reception

On Wednesday, July 26, 2017 the British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia (BABCPHL) partnered with the Asian, French, German, Hispanic, Irish, Israeli, Italian, Russian, Norwegian, and Swedish American Chambers of Commerce for the Seventh Annual Summer International Business Networking Reception. Nearly 300 global business executives gathered at the National Museum of Jewish History for this annual meeting of the who’s who of international relations in the Greater Philadelphia region. Councilman At-Large, David Oh was the featured speaker.

Councilman Oh began his remarks by referencing a recent injury

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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