Past

BABC Past Events


Exporter & Financial Services Forum

Please join World Trade Center Delaware and the US Export-Import Bank (EXIM Bank) on September 28, 2018 at a breakfast Exporter and Financial Services Forum to find out how you can reduce the cost of international business. Date: Friday, September 28, 2018 Click here for more information.

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Department for International Trade Advamed MedTech Conference- UK Reception

From September 24-26, Philadelphia hosted the 2018 Advamed MedTech Conference, welcoming 3,000 leading medtech executives from 30 different countries. The MedTech Conference is a must-attend event for the industry’s prominent and most promising companies. The meetings feature world-class plenary speakers, a wide array of educational programming, valuable networking and business development opportunities. The Advamed MedTech Conference UK delegation was led by the Department for International Trade (DIT), the commercial arm of the British government. During the last 70 years, the UK government has invested significant resources into the National Health Service (NHS). The Country’s biomedical ecosystem is rapidly expanding. In its first year, the total NHS budget was approximately $500M. Today, the UK government is spending $500M just to implement new technologies in hospitals. The UK is also investing $400M in AI research and recently gave a $25 billion boost to the NHS budget.

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Summer 2018 International Business Networking Reception

On Wednesday, July 25, 2018 the British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia (BABCPHL) partnered with the Chilean, French, German, Irish, Israeli, Japanese, Norwegian and Eurasian Chambers of Commerce for the Eighth Annual Summer International Business Networking Reception.

More than 250 global business executives and regional and foreign government officials gathered at the National Museum of American Jewish History for this annual meeting of the who’s who of international relations in the Greater Philadelphia region.

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Great British-American Pub Night: QUIZZO! – Test Your Knowledge of UK & US Trivia

On Thursday, September 20, 2018, the British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia hosted a truly GREAT British-American Pub Night Quizzo contest. Nearly 60 BABCPHL members and friends gathered for this entertaining and competitive trivia game at the Victoria Freehouse located on Front Street in Old City, Philadelphia. The establishment was filled to capacity with 14 teams representing law, accounting and insurance firms, banks, sports teams, manufacturing companies, theater and government groups. It was a diverse and enthusiastic crowd including people from the French American Chamber of Commerce who partnered with us on this program. Michael Pedrick, BABCPHL President, opened the evening with welcome remarks, introductions, and thank you to sponsors, Forensic Resolutions and The Welsh Government.

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Britain Unites – Bridging Connections Across the LGBTQ Community

On the third Thursday of every month, the LGBTQ Committee of the Pyramid Club partners with LGBTQ friendly groups to provide an evening of food, drinks, and networking. These evenings offer participating groups the opportunity to connect and network. On Thursday on May 17, 2018, the LGBTQ Committee of the Pyramid Club collaborated with the BABCPHL, Barclays, Pennsylvania Ballet, PHYLA, and Resource Solutions for a British-themed happy hour.

Guests took the elevator up to the 52nd floor where they were greeted with spectacular views and delicious food

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Young Professionals Group Seventh Annual Panel Discussion & Networking Event: The Future is Now, Where Are You?

On Thursday, April 26, 2018, the BABCPHL Young Professionals Group (YPG) hosted the seventh annual panel discussion and networking event: The Future is Now, Where Are You? The workplace has changed dramatically during the past two decades. Speakers talked about why companies – small, medium and large enterprises – are embracing open plan work spaces and collaborative working environments. Panelists spoke about the current work milieu; the technology businesses are using; and best practices and operations. Featured speakers included: Josh Dubin, Director of Programs & Strategy at Pipeline Workspaces who presented the evolution of the collaborative work environment; Laurence Hookway, Risk Information

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EU GDPR with the US Commercial Service – Recap

EU GDPR with the US Commercial Service Wednesday, February 14, 2018 BDP International On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, more than 50 international business executives gathered at BDP International for a panel discussion about Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR). The BABCPHL partnered with the French and German American Chambers of Commerce and the US […]

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US Tax Reform Update Recap

On Thursday, February 1, 2018, the British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia collaborated with the French and German American Chambers of Commerce for a US Tax Reform Update. The seminar was hosted by BABCPHL Club Level member, Deloitte LLP.  Approximately 35 people from the three Chambers participated in this informative program. Jared Gordon, Director, […]

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Seventh Annual New Jersey Networking Event

On Thursday, March 15, 2018, the British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia hosted the seventh annual New Jersey networking event and dinner at The British Chip Shop in Haddonfield, New Jersey. More than 35 BABCPHL members and friends occupied the restaurant for a fun-filled pub night. Chip Shop proprietors offered attendees a superb selection of specialty beers and a wonderful meal including delicious appetizers, a main course and traditional tea and biscuits for dessert. Adding to the enjoyment of the evening, Philadelphia Union presented each attendee with two complimentary tickets to a Philadelphia Union home game, in addition to raffling off a team signed soccer ball.

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International Employers Forum HR Roundtable

BABCPHL Corporate Member Fisher & Phillips LLP would like to invite BABCPHL members and contacts to an International Employers Forum Atlantic Chapter presentation about global mobility. The discussion will focus on employers’ safety and security responsibilities and the immigration impact of Brexit. Click here for more information.  

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The BABCPHL recognizes our Club Level Members:

  • Almac
  • American Airlines
  • Bartlett
  • Cigna
  • Deloitte
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • Duane Morris
  • EisnerAmper LLP
  • HSBC
  • Johnson, Kendall & Johnson, Inc.
  • McConnell Johnson Real Estate
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Law Firm of Pepper Hamilton
  • TD Bank
  • United Airlines
  • Virgin Atlantic