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Tracking to Training: 9 Top Questions About Asset Management Answered

Thursday, March 30, 2023
10:00am CT


Our member Electra is pleased to offer this webinar to the BABC Community. There’s no shortage of ways to standardize and streamline operations and for many, no shortage of questions to address. On March 30th, experts from Arnlea Systems, Electra Learning and Camcode will convene to cover the gamut of asset management. We will answer top questions across the continuum to help organizations tackle their challenges with refreshed vigor.

RSM: US/UK tax webinar series: Global mobility and hybrid working

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
2:00pm – 3:00pm


Our US/UK tax webinar series will explore the two very different tax environments and will focus on key issues across policy updates, technical updates and industry insight that arise for businesses with cross border US/UK interests. These webinars are aimed at UK or US in house tax, finance and HR professionals, the webinars will give you the opportunity to understand your US/UK parent/subsidiary or supplier/environment better, even if you don’t necessarily have specific US/UK responsibilities in your current role. This webinar will focus on global mobility and hybrid working for UK and US mobile employees and the technology and media industries.

British American Series – UK: Market Entry

March 30, 2023
8:00 – 10:00 am PST


Are you looking to enter or expand your export revenue in the UK market? Are you a UK company interested in networking and collaborating with American SMEs? Join us!

The BABC-PNW and Trade Horizons presents the British American Series – UK: Market Entry. This two-hour workshop takes a comprehensive look into the opportunities, challenges and best practices of doing a market entry into the United Kingdom. We will be giving you access to in-country resources, industry peers and actual exporters who can educate you, connect you and inspire you to succeed in growing your business and trade in the UK. This is not theory, this is a ‘How to do it” event, all about connecting you to the resources and networks that can support you and your business. Hear from on-the-ground organizations who represent SMEs in the US and UK, and learn how to minimize the risks, costs and uncertainty of entering the UK market.

Attendees will benefit from expert educational courses, content, and evaluation tools – all designed to help you navigate your export journey; including having 12-month access to a Global Growth knowledge platform. You won’t want to miss this!

Global Economic Update Headlining Leading Executives and Government Officials

Our timing is perfect! We are honored to offer an informative program about the current state of the global economy featuring financial industry executives and government officials. Businesses and investors are facing unprecedented challenges in a complex global economic environment. Oliver St. Clair Franklin CBE, Honorary British Consul for Greater Philadelphia is moderating the session headlining: Kunal Khatri, Deputy HM Trade Commissioner for North America, British Consulate General New York; Ben Kirshner, Chief Transformation Officer, Office of the Governor, State of Pennsylvania; Mark E. McCarron CFA, Partner, Chief Investment Officer, Wescott Financial Advisory Group LLC; Anne K. Nadol, Commerce Director, Department of Commerce, City of Philadelphia; and Ryan Wang, US Economist, HSBC Securities. Experts will highlight economic drivers and will address how the US and the UK are navigating the challenging global landscape. Speakers will discuss the policy measures and structural reforms leading nations are putting into place to mitigate risk and alleviate pressure. The conversation will also include how public and private sector entities are operating in both countries and collaborating with groups throughout the world to stabilize and grow economies at home and abroad. Guests will learn about the current economic situation, and what to expect during the remainder of this year. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions and to network following the panel discussion. Special thanks to William Sasso at Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP for hosting the event, and to program partners: the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, the World Trade Centers of Delaware and Philadelphia, and the Eurasian, French and German American Chambers of Commerce. Click here to register.

English-Speaking Union Annual Garden Party and Celebration of the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III

Saturday, May 6, 2023
4:00pm – 7:00pm

The Highlands Mansion and Gardens
7001 Sheaff Ln
Fort Washington, PA 19034

The English-Speaking Union (ESU) Garden Party is an annual tradition that has served as our major fundraiser for the Philadelphia Branch for over 50 years. This unique event includes a Scottish Piper and Drummer, champagne service from a vintage Rolls Royce, coronation items from George V to Charles III in our auction and sumptuous food and libations all evening long. Oliver St. Clair Franklin, CBE, is His Majesty’s Honorary Consul to Philadelphia and he will be a featured guest! The Celebration will be at The Highlands Mansion and Gardens in Fort Washington, PA.

Regular Ticket: $125
Benefactor Ticket: $200

For ticket purchase, please contact Judith Francis at

An explanation regarding the invitation design is after the death on 6 February 1952 of King George VI, Prince Charles’s grandfather, his mother was proclaimed Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles became heir apparent with the title of Duke of Cornwall and six titles in the Scottish peerage. The Coronation ceremony took place on 2 June the following year. The 4-year-old Prince Charles received his own specially illustrated invitation.

Photo credit: The Royal Collection Trust

UK Parliamentarian Philadelphia Visit

On Wednesday, March 1, 2023, six Members of Parliament visited Philadelphia. Our special guests were Government: Shaun Bailey and Nigel Mills, and Opposition: Sir Stephen Timms, Debbie Abrahams, David Linden, and Steve McCabe – all members of the Work and Pension Select Committee. Visit objectives were focused on policy and best practice sharing related to local government support for employment and skills training. Philadelphia was one stop on a three City tour that began in Boston and ended in Washington, D.C.

Jason Walker, BABCPHL Treasurer and incoming President and Jane H. Rosenberg, BABCPHL Executive Director were invited to meet with the MPs for an informal breakfast at the Downtown Marriott. Discussing comparisons and offering various perspectives about work life balance, corporate benefits, and early education programs for example, throughout the US and the UK helped set the stage for engagements the MPs had throughout the day. Activities included a tour of the Workforce Development Center at the Vaux Community Building by the Philadelphia Housing Authority and meetings with the Philadelphia Youth Network executive team to learn about the summer WorkReady program and E3 initiatives, among several other stops.

The BABCPHL was proud to welcome this important group to our region. The MPs commented on the many parallels between the UK and the US. Visits like this are one example of how our two nations can connect and support one another as we navigate the current social, economic, and political landscape to better support individuals and businesses on both sides of the Atlantic.

Special thanks to Paul Schipul from the British Consulate General for collaborating with the BABCPHL and inviting us to meet the Parliamentarians.

BAB’s Annual Trade & Geopolitics Update: Re-Globalization not De-Globalization

March 7, 2023
10:00 – 11:00 am EST
3:00 – 4:00 pm GMT


For its annual Trade and Geopolitics update, BAB, in partnership with the AIG Global Trade Series, is bringing together a leading panel of global trade experts to discuss some of the most pressing developments in geopolitics and global trade taking shape in the coming months.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director-General of the WTO, has described the future of international trade as one of ‘re-globalization,’ not ‘de-globalization’. As we enter 2023, this seems to be an optimistic outlook as businesses and government continue to face geopolitical uncertainty, a war in Ukraine, and a challenging economic outlook.

At the same time, international trade has become more important than ever in addressing the immediate challenges of climate change, capitalizing on the digital transformation and building strong, resilient economies across the globe.

We will reflect on developments in 2022, while also looking ahead to expected defining issues of the global trading landscape in 2023.

Specific discussion points will include:

  • Geopolitics and national security
  • Digitalization
  • Sustainability
  • Globalization or regionalization

Transatlantic Business Awards Dinner

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
6:30 – 9:30 pm EST

The Plaza Hotel, New York


BritishAmerican Business’ Transatlantic Business Awards Dinner is the premier gala event of the transatlantic business calendar and regularly attracts an audience of more than 400 senior business and government executives from both sides of the Atlantic.

Each year, BritishAmerican Business uses the occasion to present prestigious Transatlantic Business Awards to distinguished business leaders for their achievements in particular fields and, increasingly, for the commitment that they and their institutions have made to ESG issues and the wider transatlantic community.

Doing Business in the USA

Wednesday, March 22, 2023
2:00pm – 4:45pm GMT (virtual)


Meet USA trade experts for a virtual ‘whistle-stop’ tour of Scotland’s top export destination. We will offer you advice on opportunities for your products and services. You will also gain practical tips and guidance which will help you to set up, grow and develop your business from those who have made that journey and continue to do so.

The USA continues to be Scotland’s top international trading partner with around 17.1% of all our exports entering the States, worth £5.5 billion. The USA’s size alone, covering four time zones across 50 states and vast cultural differences across regions means it has to be treated as a series of regional markets, with different characteristics and business practices.

This Scottish North American Business Council event, delivered with partners including US Tax and Financial Services, Delta Air Lines and US Consulate Edinburgh will offer a quick, practical introduction to international trade opportunities in the USA. Significant opportunities exist for Scottish firms across a range of key sectors, spanning across: Life sciences, Electronics, Technology, Financial Services, Food and Drink.

On the day you’ll learn more about the support available for companies like yours considering trading with America. There will be opportunities for you to pose questions and identify professional service providers if you are wanting to establish or expand into the United States. The states attending include Iowa, Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Wisconsin. You can get your questions answered by an expert panel and hear first-hand from business professionals based across the US who have an affinity for Scotland and are willing to share their expertise. Additionally, Scottish companies who have already achieved success across the Atlantic will be present and will happily share their experiences and top tips for you to learn from.

The event will focus on all aspects of trading with the USA including: how to identify routes to market, financing your trade and getting paid, legal aspects of trading in the USA, protecting your intellectual property and cultural differences to consider prior to expanding into the US.

The STIR: International Women’s Day – Embrace Equity

Thursday, March 9, 2023
11:00 am – 12:15 pm EST
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm GMT


In Celebration of International Women’s Day, we answer the call to embrace equity. To go beyond the fundamental tenant of ensuring people feel a sense of belonging in a diverse setting, and to pull at the thread of equal access to opportunities in order to break institutional biases.

Gender Equity in the workplace is not only the right thing, but will pay dividends on your bottom line. According to the McKinsey & Company’s Global Institute report, narrowing the gender gap could add $12 to $28 trillion to the global GDP. While we made many strides in the fight for gender equality, the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2020 noted that we will not see global gender equality for another 100 years and reinforces the finding that gender parity can have a large impact on whether a society will thrive.

Our panel of experts will discuss major areas of focus that corporations should focus on in achieving gender equity: equal pay, equal representation in management and on boards, equal access to career development opportunities and need for more inclusive benefits. 


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The BABCPHL recognizes our Club Level Members:

  • Almac
  • American Airlines
  • Cigna
  • Cigna
  • Duane Morris
  • EisnerAmper LLP
  • Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • Fisher Phillips
  • Forensic Resolutions
  • Johnson, Kendall & Johnson, Inc.
  • KPMG
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Penn Medicine
  • Welsh Government