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BABC Past Events


How to Increase Supplier Diversity

Would you like to increase your supplier diversity and have greater access to minority-owned or small and medium businesses?

Aside from being a powerful social agenda, it is smart business to create a sustainable local supply chain. Join us at the BABC Webinar on April 28, 2021, from 10 to 11 AM CST, to learn how to achieve these goals via Blue Wave Supplier Development Platform.

Wouldn’t you like to have access to minority-owned or small and medium suppliers that meet international standards?

If you are a minority-owned or small / medium business, wouldn’t you like to understand and self-assess your business vs. international standards and get ready to do business with large corporations or government entities?

Blue Wave Corporation is working with major international companies, NGO’s and governments to develop minority-owned and small and medium businesses by helping them to understand and comply with the standards and requirements of major international corporations, state-owned companies, and government entities.

Blue Wave consolidates and integrates the international standards and requirements in one single, cloud-based, platform easy to access and scalable. Blue Wave is a tool for suppliers to evaluate across six pillars of expertise and generate gap reports and development plans preparing suppliers to compete for higher added value work. Blue Wave is more than just a system, it is a development platform that offers not only a self-assessment methodology and tools, but also the development workshops that provide the policies, processes, and best practices required to close the gaps.

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The Biden Administration’s First 100 Days

Joe Biden entered the White House with an ambitious agenda at time of extraordinary crisis. Not only is his Administration dealing with a once-in-a-century pandemic as a top priority, but the 46th President and his team are taking on the climate change crisis and the economic crisis with a bitterly divided electorate.  One of the first actions he took was to re-join the Paris Agreement and the World Health Organisation to re-establish the USA’s role in and support of multilateral organisations. Should businesses expect profound reform, symbolic moves, or something in between?

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Accelerate: Incorporating the ESG Agenda to Drive Growth

For businesses looking to grow and operate across the US, UK, and globally, placing a focus on organizational purpose and sustainability is no longer an option, but rather a gauge of success (or failure). Market forces, such as climate change and consumer pressure on companies of all sizes to take a stand and make positive social impact, have indelibly changed the landscape of private equity investment and portfolio management of growth companies.

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Xe – What Could Happen to the USD & GBP in 2021?

Join the currency experts from Xe as they share their thoughts on the current market outlook and how businesses that have a commercial exposure to the currency markets can look to protect their bottom line from further impacts and protect against uncertainty.

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Trading with the EU post-Brexit: VAT changes for e-commerce

The EU 2021 e-commerce VAT package comes into effect on the 1 July 2021 and has been designed to simplify VAT rules on the cross-border sales of goods and services to consumers in EU member states.

The new rules will bring significant changes for UK e-commerce businesses selling into the European Union and firms will need to take action in order to be compliant with the new legislation.

Join this webinar to find out more about the new VAT reporting requirements and the practical steps that businesses will need to take to comply with these changes.

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Work Visa and Green Card Options for British Investors, Business Owners & Entrepreneurs

Find out more about Work Visa & Greed Card Options For British Investors, Business Owners & Entrepreneurs. Presented by Fragomen Law Partner, Mitchell Wexler and Associate, Shafiqa Kureshi.

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Discussion of the UK’s Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development, and Foreign Policy featuring Sir Simon Bollom

Join Sir Simon Bollom, CEO of UK MOD’s Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S), as he talks through the recent release of the UK’s Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy launched by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on 16 March and the impending release of the UK’s Defence Command Paper and its Defence & Security Industrial Strategy (DSIS).

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US Medical Technology Investment Market Overview

In cooperation with U.S. Commercial Service United Kingdom, Association of British HealthTech Industries, UK Department for International Trade and BritishAmerican Business.

Speakers include James Lindley from the U.S. Commercial Service, Paul Benton from the Association of British HealthTech Industries and Jennifer Palinchik from JALEX Medical.

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Immigration Under the Biden Administration: Update for Expats and Their U.S. Employers

Please join Fragomen, the British American Business Council of New England (BABCNE), the French American Chamber of Commerce, New England (FACCNE) and Clark Lau LLC for a live webcast on immigration under the Biden Administration.

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The New Age of American Infrastructure

With President Joe Biden and both parties in Congress making infrastructure a major priority, intense attention is focused on whether and how to substantially increase the federal investment in infrastructure. Federal transit and highway programs must be reauthorized by September 30, including attention to the ever greater shortfall in revenues dedicated to the Highway Trust Fund, compared to authorized expenditures. The definition of “infrastructure” on the federal level is being debated, with some arguing it should include such things as hospitals, schools, renewable energy and transmission, broadband, and water treatment and delivery systems. Climate and equity issues are also intertwined with the discussion on infrastructure.

Please join Venable’s multidisciplinary infrastructure team for the first in a series of webinars discussing how the new administration and Congress may ultimately address these issues

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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
  • HSBC
  • International Products Corporation
  • Johnson, Kendall & Johnson, Inc.
  • KPMG
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Penn Medicine
  • Welsh Government