Upcoming Programs

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Exclusive Business Meeting & Networking Reception with Sir Peter Westmacott, British Ambassador to the United States and Alan B. Levin, Secretary, Delaware Economic Development Office

Pre-registration by email required to

5:00-7:00 pm
Hercules Plaza
Lower Atrium
Wilmington, DE

Sponsored by McConnell Johnson Real Estate LLC

Thursday, October 3, 2013
Corporate Sustainability: Responsible Strategies for Global Growth


Join the international business community for a dynamic, timely and educational panel discussion about corporate sustainability, and a tour of GlaxoSmithKline’s new Double LEED Platinum Certified facility at The Navy Yard.

Seminar topics will include:
 Critical and material sustainability issues;
 Corporate responses and initiatives;
 How to drive change within organizations and engage and influence the community;
 Financial and accounting aspects; and
 Legal issues and potential risks.

James Margolis, Partner and Leader, Global Sustainability Reporting Practice, ERM

Ray Milora, Project Executive, Navy Yard, GlaxoSmithKline PLC
Rhett D. Workman, Managing Director, Airport Affairs, US Airways
Katherine Neal Blue, ‎Managing Director, Energy & Sustainability, KPMG LLP
Christopher W. Boyle, P.E., Partner and Vice Chair, Environment and Energy Practice Group, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Sponsored by: Drinker Biddle & Reath, Environmental Resources Management, GlaxoSmithKline, KPMG, and US Airways

In partnership with the: Chilean & American Chamber of Commerce, French American Chamber of Commerce, Irish American Business Chamber & Network, Italian American Chamber of Commerce, Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia, and Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce

4:30-7:30 pm
Philadelphia, PA

Monday, October 7, 2013
The Honorable Michael A. Nutter, Mayor of Philadelphia’s International Trade Delegation to the United Kingdom Launch Event

By Invitation Only

This official reception will launch Philadelphia’s business and trade delegation to the UK. Mayor Nutter will recognize the delegates, and welcome Her Majesty’s Consul General Danny Lopez who will discuss how UK-based businesses ensure their success in international markets, and why the best overseas companies select the UK as their global partner of choice.

5:00-7:00 pm
Independence Visitors Center
Philadelphia, PA

Thursday, November 21, 2013
Meet the CEO featuring John Buckley, Chief Executive Officer of Air Liquide USA LLC

Network, dine and meet the CEO of Air Liquide, the world leader in gases for industry, health and the environment. Air Liquide has a presence in 80 countries, including the UK, with close to 50,000 employees.


6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Sheraton Society Hill Hotel
Philadelphia, PA

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Annual Holiday Luncheon – Celebrating British Arts & Culture and the Season to be Jolly!


Join us for this very special holiday event. Enjoy networking, a Scottish whiskey tasting, sharing “Christmas Crackers,” a special theatrical presentation by The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre, and the chance to win exciting raffle prizes.

11:00 am-2:00 pm
The Ritz Carlton
Philadelphia, PA

Presenting Sponsors:
Aberdeen Asset Management and HSBC Bank USA, N.A.

Airline Sponsor:
United Airlines

Corporate Sponsors:
UK Trade & Investment and PricewaterhouseCoopers

Thursday, February 6, 2014
Third Annual New Jersey Networking Event


Join the British American Business Council for a very special dinner event including networking, traditional British pub food and specialty beer provided at The British Chip Shop in Haddonfield, New Jersey.

The British Chip Shop celebrates the culinary traditions of the British Isles, serving authentic fish and chips, soups, stews, healthy salads, pastries, and seasonal favorites.

5:00 pm-7:00 pm
The British Chip Shop
Haddonfield, NJ

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