Brexit & US Election – Her Majesty’s Consul General Makes 1st Official Trip to Philadelphia


Brexit & US Election – Her Majesty’s Consul General Makes 1st Official Trip to Philadelphia

The Honorable Jim Kenney, Mayor of Philadelphia will salute the British American Business Council (BABC) of Greater Philadelphia for our 25th anniversary and introduce Her Majesty’s Consul General in New York & Director- General of Economic and Commercial Affairs USA, Antonia Romeo, who will discuss current economic and political developments affecting business on both sides of the Atlantic.  The BABC is one of the foremost international business chambers of commerce in the region, and is poised to build upon and strengthen the important relationship between the US and the UK.  It has been a momentous year for the BABC, and for the world.  Uncertainties as well as opportunities for our future are on the horizon.  Military, political, commercial and cultural ties bind our two countries today and throughout history.  Our region’s relationship with the UK is stronger than ever, and our partnership will be even more critical to both countries in 2017 and beyond.  This very special BABC signature annual program offers the international business community the opportunity to create valuable relationships and learn current information about pressing global issues from leading UK and regional government officials before the end of the calendar year.  Headline sponsors include: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; HSBC Bank USA, N.A.; Virgin Atlantic Airways; and The Department for International Trade.

DATE: Thursday, December 8, 2016
TIME: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Registration & Networking; 12 – 2 p.m. Luncheon Program
LOCATION: The Ritz-Carlton, Ten Avenue of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA 19102


About the BABC of Greater Philadelphia

The BABC of Greater Philadelphia promotes the trade and investment relationship between the United Kingdom and Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey and Delaware. 

The United States of America and the United Kingdom are each other’s largest investors; together we have approximately $1 trillion invested in each other’s economies. 

The BABC is part of the largest transatlantic business network, with 22 chapters and more than 2,000 member companies based in major business centers throughout North America and the United Kingdom.  Members include many of the world’s largest multinationals as well as thousands of middle market and privately held entities across industry sectors. 

The BABC offers value-add programs and events; shares timely thought leadership and government publications; and provides important business development opportunities.

The BABC of Greater Philadelphia is an affiliate of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia.  The local Chapter’s constituency includes a cross section of industry groups and more than 250 members.



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