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London Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Meeting

Friday, June 7, 2024
8:15am – 10:30am

Location:
LCCI Members Lounge
33 Queen Street
London EC4R 1AP

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If you are an SME seeking to expand into the US marketplace or, a US company interested in entering the UK market, come and join us for a breakfast and panel discussion featuring soft landing experts Littus, from Philadelphia, leading members of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s International Development team, and US companies visiting London. This event will explore opportunities for bilateral relations between Pennsylvania and London and how to achieve market entry in an effective and efficient manner.

Sponsored by:
Littus logo


Navigating ESG Disclosure Regimes Across the UK, EU and US

Wednesday, June 26, 2024
11:00am – 12:00pm EDT
4:00pm – 5:00pm BST

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The landscape of ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) disclosures continues to evolve; From the European Union’s ambitious Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) to the United Kingdom’s implementation of mandatory TCFD (Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures) reporting, and the evolving frameworks in the United States such as SEC’s proposed ESG disclosure rules. In an era where sustainability and responsible corporate behaviour are paramount, understanding the intricacies of ESG reporting has never been more critical.

BAB’s expert panel will delve into the driving forces behind ESG disclosures, examining the unique approaches taken by regulatory bodies in the EU, UK, and US, we will explore the nuances and implications of each regime and understanding how corporates are reacting.


12th Annual Summer International Business Networking Reception

Wednesday, July 17, 2024
5:00 – 7:00pm

For the twelfth consecutive year, members and friends of Greater Philadelphia’s international community are partnering to host a business networking reception to celebrate the region’s status as a top US destination for foreign direct investment and trade.

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“Pennsylvania Gets It Done!” Science, technology and innovation developed here in our region catalyze transformative growth throughout the world. Special guest and keynote speakers will address the invaluable partnership between public and private sector entities that collaborate to support economic growth and workforce development.

Join hundreds of business executives and city, state, and foreign government officials to celebrate the area’s global economic, political, and commercial connections that contribute to prosperity and wellbeing.

Sponsorship opportunities available. Contact babc@babcphl.com  for information.

Presenting Partners: 

World Affairs Council

Participating Organizations:


Let’s Talk….Immigration, Employment & Tax

May 14, 2024
10:00am CST / 4:00pm BST

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In today’s global landscape, staying informed about regulatory changes is paramount for businesses to thrive. This webinar brings together legal and industry experts to shed light on what you need to know if you are already operating in Texas, or thinking of doing so in the future. Join us for an insightful one hour webinar where we will hear from experts in Immigration, Employment Law, and Tax. Each panel member will provide an update, leaving plenty of time for questions and discussion.


PHILLY VIEWING PARTY – MLB World Tour: London Series 2024 Phillies vs. Mets

Join the British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia for a viewing party at Founding Fathers Sports Bar & Grill in Philadelphia to watch game one of the Major League Baseball World Tour: London Series 2024 on Saturday, June 8 at 12:00 noon EST.

The Mets-Phillies rivalry dates back to April 27, 1962, when the Phillies took the win 11-9 at the Polo Grounds in Upper Manhattan, New York City. Sixty-one years later, the National League East rivals have met more than 1,000 times. The Phillies take the lead for the all-time head-to-head series record at 548-519-1. This two-game London Series will take the rivalry across the Atlantic Ocean to show fans in London some of the very best of baseball.

Enjoy gathering with BABCPHL members and friends to watch the game in the warm and friendly atmosphere of the Founding Fathers located on the iconic South Street in Philadelphia.

Food and drink will be available for purchase, and each attendee will have the opportunity to win exciting business card raffle prizes.

This event is free of charge, but pre-registration is required to reserve your seat and to be eligible to win. 


USA vs Scotland Rugby Zoom Briefing with Dan Lyle

Thursday, May 2, 2024

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BABA member AEG Sports will host a special briefing on opportunities to participate in the USA V. SCOTLAND match. Join the free Zoom to learn about events leading up to and around the match, along with sponsor opportunities, luxury suite rentals, special fan sections and brand activiation opportunities.

The Zoom is complimentary but registration is required by email to LeeAnn Petersen at lpetersen@babawashington.org.


Navigating Cyber Crisis: Insights and Strategies

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
12:00pm – 1:00pm 

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BABA’s Defense, Aerospace, Transportation and Security (DATS) Committee invites members and colleagues to a cyber and data protection webinar series “Navigating Cyber Crisis: Insights and Strategies”

Session 1: Staying Calm in a Crisis

Learn how to empower your leaders for resilience against cyber threats. Rise above the threat by learning how to prepare, how to identify gaps, what decisions need to be made, and how to craft your cyber defense blueprint.


Sustainability Leaders on the Purpose to Drive Systems Change

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST

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Join us to learn from sustainability leaders from businesses who connect purpose and sustainability to align their organization and drive positive impact. Our panel will share their insights on how purpose helped them inspire, engage and give their organization a sense of direction.

BritishAmerican Business, in partnership with Brandpie, is delighted to welcome you back to our Power of Purpose Series exploring the role of purpose in business. Corporate purpose has become more important than ever as companies review their business strategies in light of the pandemic and changes to the world of work. We have seen how purpose has evolved for both internal and external stakeholders to help inspire, engage and motivate.


75th Anniversary of World Affairs

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
6:00 – 8:00pm

ONE North Broad
One N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

The British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia is honored to congratulate and recognize our regional partner, the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia as they celebrate their 75th anniversary.

Global leaders.  Philly students. Entrepreneurs, teachers, and citizen diplomats. Celebrating 75 years of exchanging ideas, sharing stories, and making global citizens.

While global events are often serious affairs – this evening is not!

Join community leaders, members, students, partners and more for a birthday cocktail party featuring classic party elements including photobooth, international candy table, delicious global cuisine, networking with other citizen diplomats – and opportunities to engage in our mission of connecting Philadelphia to the world along the way.

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British Embassy Open House Day 2024

Saturday, May 4, 2024

Open House Day is the premier public-facing event of the year for Embassies across Washington, DC. With our Embassy and Residence under renovations for the last few years, we have unfortunately not been able to participate in the event. We are now preparing for our first Open House since 2019 on Saturday, 4 May, 2024, and we expect it to be more popular than ever. Based on previous numbers, we expect over 10,000 members of the public to pass through our gates and to generate great local media coverage.  This is a fantastic opportunity for British businesses wishing to market their business or brand to a large audience in Washington. We’d love to receive your support, and those wishing to provide Open House Day partnership with the British Embassy can participate in a number of ways. We are seeking two kinds of support: monetary contributions to help offset costs or in-kind donations of materials/giveaways. Below are the proposed partnership tiers that are designed to fit your business’ needs.

In-kind:
In-kind donations are negotiable depending on type, size and/or quantity.

Bronze Partner ($1000)
Presence at Open House Day i.e. handing out brochures in partnership tent.

Silver Partner ($1,500)
Shared table space in partnership tent

Gold Partner ($2,500)
Table space at Open House (all of the above) and advertisement in Embassy marketing materials (online and printed)

VVIP Partner ($15,000)
Sole brand on Embassy promotional item, table space, more recognition on signage, and promotional work more tailored to partner’s needs. We would be happy to work with any interested party on the broader VVIP package.

For more information on British Embassy Open House Day 2024 partnership opportunities, please contact: grace.lowden@fcdo.gov.uk or rachael.bishop@fcdo.gov.uk

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The BABCPHL recognizes our Club Level Members:

  • Almac
  • American Airlines
  • Baker Tilly
  • Cigna
  • Cigna
  • Duane Morris
  • EisnerAmper LLP
  • Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • Forensic Resolutions
  • Johnson, Kendall & Johnson, Inc.
  • Johnson Matthey
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Olympus
  • Penn Medicine
  • Welsh Government