BABC Past Events

Investing in the US – How to Not Screw It Up

As negotiations on the UK/US FTA continue, join three experts in their respective fields for a discussion about the challenges and opportunities of expansion and investment in the US.

Mark Sutherland grew up in the UK and is now based in Missouri working in economic development and also representing British Government interests statewide.

Dr. Belinda Clarke is the Director of Agri-TechE, an independent agri-tech organization based in Cambridge UK with members across the UK and internationally. Dr. Clarke recently led a company and organizational mission to Missouri focused on agri-tech investment and partnerships.

Nick Bowman is the SVP of Global Manufacturing Engineering at GKN Aerospace in the US. GKN Aerospace is headquartered in the West Midlands and is a long-time investor in the US. Prior to joining GKN, Nick was with the UK Ministry of Defense.

This Roundtable Discussion is for founders and CEOs of SME companies who are accelerating or planning to accelerate transatlantic trade through expansion, partnerships or acquisition.

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HSBC Bank – COVID-19: Planning in a Time of Uncertainty

In the next episode of our webinar series Keeping Your Business Prepared, we will dive into wealth planning strategies such as estate planning, tax advantaged opportunities and charitable best practices. Join Wyatt Crowell, Head of the US Commercial Bank, will be joined by Mark Pittsey, HSBC Head of Global Private Banking, Americas, Carly Doshi, Head of Philanthropy, Family Governance, and Family Office, and Robert Nemzin, Senior Wealth Planner to provide key wealth planning considerations amongst the unprecedented backdrop of the market.

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International Perspective – USA: Trade Talks and the Future of the Transatlantic Relationship

Please join the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Washington office and the British Consulate-General in Chicago on May 20 for an exclusive online webinar and conversation with Her Majesty’s Consul General for Chicago Alan Gogbashian.

With free trade discussions officially underway, the U.S. and UK have committed to negotiate a comprehensive trade agreement that drives prosperity and growth for every level of each economy. Alan and John Dickerman, the head of CBI Washington, will discuss what this practically means for business in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis and Brexit transition, and look ahead to the opportunities that a successful free trade agreement could present.

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Covid 19 Crime Trends and Cyber Security Threats

Please join us for a webinar to discuss current crime trends impacting the nation, what the security industry is seeing and expecting over the coming months and advancements in technology and the adoption of artificial intelligence to monitor social distancing.

The webinar will be facilitated by Stuart Bostock, President of Security Centres International (USA) LLC. Stuart is a 30 year security and life safety executive. Relocating to Chattanooga, TN in 2016 to launch a US division and to take its patent pending range of mobile surveillance and safety solutions to market.

Stuart will be joined by Sean Slattery, an IT executive and member of the McAfee Product Advisory Council. Sean will share his knowledge on topics ranging from current international cyber security threats, Covid-19 phishing scams, vulnerability management and data security during remote workplace activities. This session is geared towards SMEs who are looking for information that will impact their business, operations, families, clients and staff now, and in the months or re-emergence following the recent pandemic.

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Keep Calm and Carry on Traveling!

Do you still have travel plans booked for the next coming months but you are not sure what to do? Should you cancel or keep it? Are the airline rules just confusing you? Michelle Hibbert will give you important information on all the American airline carriers.

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Penn Medicine’s Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

As the battle against the coronavirus pandemic continues, Penn Medicine has taken unprecedented steps to not just weather the storm — but to lead the way through it. In an hour-long discussion and audience Q&A session, hear from our leadership on how Penn is serving its community, protecting its frontline health care workers, and standing at the forefront  of research efforts to defeat COVID-19. 

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E-Communication – Pitfalls, Horror Stories and Better Approaches

Communication is a difficult question, especially as formal modes are increasingly subsumed into more informal and conversational modes, complete slang, quick quips and unthought lines. The problem, however, is that e-communications are not conversations, but are rather permanent, retrievable and searchable e-records that can cause significant trouble. Appreciating the audiences for a given communication, both direct and indirect, is thus critical, as is effective writing. Suggestions, tips and techniques and horror stories are included.

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MRP – B2B Marketing Recommendations for Driving Revenue in a Volatile Market

The advent of COVID-19 has forcibly made its mark on business strategies across the globe, bringing with it an unprecedented level of economic and social uncertainty. Yet, in times like these, business leaders continue to be tasked with driving revenue, innovation, and brand awareness for their companies. Ultimately their success will determine not only that their brands survive, but if they thrive in a volatile market.

Kevin Cunningham, CEO of MRP, an enterprise class predictive ABM platform, shares proven data-driven marketing strategies that have helped some of the world’s leading B2B brands, like Dell, Cisco, HPE and Google better prepare for the business challenges that lay ahead and how harnessing the power of true omni-channel account-based marketing can have a positive and long-term impact on your marketing and sales efforts, even in times like these.

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PwC presents COVID-19 Response: Strategies for your Business Webinar

As business adapts to the “new normal”, and in anticipation of the relaxation of lockdown provisions in the coming months, please join us for a discussion of the commercial, tax and people considerations that UK businesses will need to consider as we move forward from the COVID crisis.

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Join the International Investment Services team this Monday May 11th to discuss the support made available by the British Government to help businesses during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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