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BABC Annual Transatlantic Business Conference June 6-8, 2018

Please join British American Business Council members from around the world for the 2018 Annual Transatlantic Business Conference taking place in Birmingham, England from June 6 – 8, 2018. 

Each year, the conference brings chapter members together for a two-day program of high level business discussions and networking among senior executives from a broad cross-section of business sectors who are actively engaged in transatlantic business.  The transatlantic relationship will be of even greater importance post-Brexit.

The conference will take place at several venues across Birmingham, showcasing some of the world-class facilities the City has to offer. The two-day event will include an opening cocktail party, a gala dinner, and the conference.

This annual event is a highly sought after occasion for which many American states and British cities bid.  The event has previously been held in London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Washington DC, and Chicago.  Birmingham hosted five years ago, and they are honored to welcome attendees in 2018.

Click HERE for more information and the link to register.

 


EU GDPR with the US Commerce Service

Complying with Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Are you ready?

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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 employees in Europe? If yes, join us and learn how the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may impact your business when it comes into force on May 25th, 2018. Failure to comply with the GDPR could result in stiff fines as high as 4% of your company’s overall revenue.
In 2016, the US Department of Commerce launched the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework to provide US companies with a mechanism to comply with EU data protection requirements when transferring personal data from the EU to the United States. Over 2,300 companies use this program to transfer data. Privacy Shield may play an integral role in your overall GDPR compliance strategy.

Objectives:

  • Find out why Eurpore is a key market for U.S. Businesses
  • Gain in-depth knowledge about GDPR requirements including
    • Accountability & transparency
    • Security and privacy by default
    • Communication with your customers and business partners
  • Discover how GDPR can impact your business including:
    • What processes and tools should be put in place
    • How to start the compliance process
    • How to turn GDPR into a business advantage
  • Learn about the Privacy Shield Program and how to apply:
    • New requirements under Privacy Shield
    • Application and Review Process
    • Know what to keep an eye our for in the future

Speaker Information:

Jordan Fisher – Managing Partner, X-pan Law Group

Rebecca Rakoski – Managing Partner, X-pan Law Group

Michelle Sylvester-Jose – Policy Advisor, Data Flows, and Privacy Team, International Trade Adminstration U.S. Department of Commerce

Alexandre Clovirola – Cybersecurity Data Analysis Expert, I-TRACING

Aaron Gardner – Vice President, KrolLDiscovery

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New Jersey Networking Event & Dinner

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Attend our annual dinner and experience traditional British pub food and specialty beer. The evening will provide valuable networking opportunities and excellent giveaways.

Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018

Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Location: The British Chip Shop
146 Kings Highway East
Haddonfield, NJ 08033

 

Sponsors


BABCPHL Theatre Night

Join us and Inis Nua for a very special BABCPHL theatre night to see Welsh Playwright, Alan Harris’ Love, Lies and Taxidermy. The show is a lovely coming of age romantic comedy about growing up in a small town in Wales.

BABCPHL Member Company Inis Nua produces contemporary, provocative plays from Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales which reflect those cultures’ new identities in today’s world.

Tickets include a reserved seat to the play; a reception with food, wine and beer; and a discussion with the playwright following the production.

REGISTER HERE

Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018

Time: 7:00 p.m. Curtain Call & 8:30 p.m. Reception

Location: The Drake, Louis Bluver Theater
1515 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102


Global Connect

You are invited to a tristate area event to connect with entrepreneurs, tech professionals, and global business leaders. Join internationally minded executives with operations in Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania for a dynamic evening of networking, noshing and professional growth.

Start-ups are encouraged and welcome to bring corporate promotional materials to display,  and showcase business objectives.

Bring plenty of business cards and let’s connect!

REGISTER HERE

Date: Thursday January 25, 2018

Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: 1313 Innovation Center, Wilmington, DE

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The Art of Swimming

THE ART OF SWIMMING, an American premiere by Lynda Radley

Presented by Tiny Dynamite as a part of our A PLAY A PIE AND A PINT series.

December 6-17

Wednesdays-Sundays 6:30pm + added dessert show Saturdays 9:30pm

At our NEW VENUE: Headhouse Cafe, 122 Lombard St, Philadelphia

$20 includes the show, a slice of pizza, and a beer (or soda).

New this season! Reserved seating for full tables of 4 or 6–limited availability!

A single actor takes us on an imaginative adventure to rediscover the story of Mercedes Gleitze, one of the great athlete-celebrities of her time. In 1927, after 26-year-old Gleitze successfully swims the 20-mile crossing of the frigid English Channel, an even greater challenge emerges. Detractors—skeptical of women’s athleticism—claim her achievement is a hoax, setting Gleitze on a course that would forever change both her life and the perceptions of women in sports. Told with inventive props, enchanting surprises, and accompanied by live music, The Art of Swimming will inspire anyone who has ever tested the motto, “Nothing great is easy.” 

Click here for more information and tickets


Transatlantic Growth (TAG) Awards

With offices in both London and New York, BritishAmerican Business (BAB) is the leading transatlantic business organisation dedicated to helping companies build their business on both sides of the Atlantic. Our membership brings together the world’s leading multinational and middle market companies across all sectors and geographies.

Who are TAG Awards for?
SMEs who are growing their Transatlantic business

Why enter?
Winners will receive
• recognition for their achievements
• credibility through a rigorous judging process
• brand exposure to the Transatlantic business community
• a package of carefully curated business incentives to offer practical support and encouragement in their progress

The Awards are simple to enter and you can enter in multiple categories
Enter at https://www.babtagawards.com/awards
Shortlist announced early February 2018
Awards ceremony Grange St Paul’s, London on 15 March 2018
For more details contact Anna or Dominic at adoherty@babinc.org or dparker@babinc.org
or visit https://www.babtagawards.com

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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