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Fifth Annual Tastes of Chocolate & Beer from Around the World

Thursday, February 16, 2023
5:30pm – 7:00pm (EST)

Midnight Oil Brewing Company
674 Pencader Drive
Newark, DE 19702

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Back by popular demand, the Fifth Annual (In-Person) Tastes of Chocolate and Beer from Around the World, on February 16 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Presented by WTC Delaware member United Cocoa Processor (UCP) Newark and Midnight Oil Brewing, the event will feature hand-crafted chocolates from cocoa beans sourced from around the world paired with specially selected beers made on-site in Midnight Oil’s brewery. A buffet dinner will also be served.

Be sure to stay after the World Trade Center Delaware Chocolate and Beer event to participate in the Midnight Oil Brewing “bingo” games.


US Customs – Protecting Imports

Wednesday, April 26, 2023
10:00am – 12:00pm 

U.S. Customs House
200 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

This event is being offered by the French-American Chamber of Commerce in partnerships with the British, German, Chilean-, and Eurasian-American Chambers of Commerce.

This is one of three events focused on customs and immigration. This program will cover imports and the counterfeit and illegal goods seized by U.S. Customs Agents.

More information and registration link available soon.


Scottish North American Business Council Trade Mission to Greater Philadelphia

Sunday – Thursday, May 14 – 18

The Scottish North American Business Council is leading a trade mission to Pennsylvania and surrounding areas for businesses interested in exploring opportunities to expand their international trade activities. Delegates will meet with public and private sector stakeholders across the City of Philadelphia, the State of Pennsylvania, and potentially neighboring States as well.

The goal of this in-person mission is to create mutually beneficial opportunities for companies in both Scotland and our region by:

  • Connecting businesses to potential partners;
  • Supporting delegates with their international ambitions; and
  • Representing Scottish businesses.

As part of the trade mission, delegates will receive market briefings on key opportunities in Greater Philadelphia, networking events with business organizations in Greater Philadelphia and a series of one-to-one business meetings with potential clients or trade partners, based on individual requirements.

Philadelphia Delegate Profile Trade Mission May 2023 (1)

More information on specific events BABCPHL members are invited to participate in will be forthcoming. In the meantime, if you would like to learn more about the delegate companies or be involved in a specific activity welcoming this group, please contact babc@babcphl.com.


Mod Madness: UK-US Trivia & Networking with BABCPHL’s Emerging Leaders

Thursday, April 13, 2023
5:00 – 7:00 pm

The Trestle Inn
339 N. 11th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

You’re invited to the British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia signature annual emerging leaders’ event at the Trestle Inn, Philadelphia’s famous whiskey and go go bar. The evening will include a spirited competition of UK-US trivia, networking, light bar snacks, libations, and the chance to win exciting gifts.

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Our upwardly mobile, creative, and enthusiastic group of emerging leaders are making waves. They are actively forging their path and are destined for leadership positions within the transatlantic business community operating in our region. Join them for this annual dynamic, engaging and fun program that includes networking and an entertaining game of UK-US pop culture trivia.

For more than a decade the BABCPHL has been invested in fostering emerging leaders, the next generation of BABCPHL board members and members at large. This important group drives future growth and development. Do not miss Mod Madness 2023!

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2023 Mid-Atlantic Regional Summit with Sen. Chris Coons

Monday, February 6, 2023
10:00am – 1:00pm 

Hotel Du Pont
42 W 11th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Join the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition on Monday, February 6, 2023 in Wilmington, DE for a dynamic hybrid conference with Senator Chris Coons and foreign policy experts that will explore what diplomacy, development, and democracy are worth to the national and economic security of communities across the Mid-Atlantic region.

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PHL-UK Sports Industry Leader Meeting of the Minds

On Thursday, January 19th, the BABCPHL hosted a by invitation-only lunch for regional sport stakeholders. This meeting of the minds included industry leaders representing various sports. Throughout the years, the BABCPHL has offered programs around the Olympics, the World Cup, soccer, and rugby, to name a few. The purpose of this roundtable discussion was to thank our partners and to recognize their hard work and positive impact. Sport is a great unifier, and it’s been an amazing year. Hard work pays off! Philadelphia was officially selected as a FIFA World Cup 2026™ host city in the US, and our sports teams are boasting winning seasons.

Lunch meeting objectives were to learn what industry professionals are working on today, and to discuss future UK-related sporting events that are on the horizon. Did you know Philadelphia is bidding to host the Rugby World Cup? During the past few years in particular, sports programs have been something British Chamber members seek. We are eager to collaborate with sport industry stakeholders, especially those with origins and ties to the UK, to build upon this excitement and momentum.

Elevating the business of sport throughout our community is a win-win, and the BABCPHL is ready to assist. We look forward to driving support and attracting corporate engagement for the great pastime – sport, a powerful vehicle for societal change. “Sport for good”/grassroots community involvement; diversity, equity, and inclusion; tourism and business development; and the role of media and technology were recurring topics of conversation.

The time is now, and we want to hear from you! As business professionals operating in this region, how do you want to be involved? Please keep an eye out for a survey scheduled to hit your inbox soon. There is so much to come and so much excitement to be shared on a global scale. The UK is a prominent player and Philadelphia is home! We are excited to collaborate with regional sport stakeholders, and thank each of them for their generous time, creativity, and enthusiasm they offered during our working lunch.

Please click here for a few photos taken during the program.


How To Tread the Fine Line Between Cost Reduction and Sustainable Growth

Tuesday, January 31, 2023
5:00 – 6:00 pm GMT

Hosted by Q5, this webinar will discuss the current questions on all business leader’s minds around how to reduce business costs but continue to make sustainable growth in the current climate. Hear from expert speakers on tips they would share with CFOs and CEOs about to enter this process, who to involve and which approach works.Q5’s Tom Leary will be joined by expert speakers, Emma Humphreys, Chief Financial Officer at News UK, Nicola Downing, CEO at Ricoh Europe and Graham Page, Organizational Design Director at Q5.

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12th Annual New Jersey Networking Event & Dinner

Thursday, May 11, 2023
6:00pm – 8:00pm

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

Please join us for the 12th Annual British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia signature New Jersey Networking Event & Dinner at The British Chip Shop in Haddonfield, New Jersey.The evening will offer traditional British pub food and specialty beer along with valuable networking opportunities and excellent giveaways.

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Ticket purchase includes a multicourse seated meal and unlimited beer.The event is always a sell-out, attracting people from the tri-state region with a taste for the best fish ‘n chips outside of the UK. Reserve your spot today!

Sponsorship opportunities available, please contact babc@babcphl.com 

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A Global Economic Update – 2023 & Beyond

Thursday, March 16, 2023
5:00pm – 7:00pm

Stradley Ronon Stevens and Young
2005 Market Street
#2600
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Businesses and investors face unprecedented challenges in a complex global economic environment. Join the British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia for a high-level roundtable discussion featuring experts who will address how the US and the UK are navigating the challenging landscape.

What policy measures and structural reforms are leading nations putting into place to mitigate risk and alleviate pressure? How are public and private sector entities operating in both countries and collaborating with groups throughout the world to stabilize and grow economies at home and abroad?REGISTERLearn what to expect during the remainder of this year to better plan and manage business and personal financial decisions in 2023 and beyond.

Keynote speaker remarks and interactive discussion will offer valuable information about the US and UK economies, as well as an overview of the global economic forecast to assist you in your planning needs.

Guests will have an opportunity to ask questions and to network.

Sponsorship opportunities available, please contact babc@babcphl.com

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T’Expat Panel – Everything An Expat Needs To Know

February 28, 2023
4:30 pm CST (Virtual)

Whether you are new to Texas or have been here a while, there are things you need to know to ensure success with your tax planning, immigration status and current and future finances.  Navigating the immigration laws, establishing your credit history, understanding the taxation system, and oh, what to do with that UK pension you left behind? While these issues may seem separate, your decisions about one issue, may negatively, or positively, impact one of the other areas. This is your chance to get your questions answered from a panel of experts in tax, immigration law, banking and UK pensions.

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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
  • https://www.santanderus.com/
  • Welsh Government