The British American Business Council
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"Fostering commerce, friendship and economic growth between the United States and the United Kingdom"

Welcome To The BABC-PNW

The BABC-PNW promotes trade and other links between the UK and the USA. It is one of 25 chapters of the British American Business Council in the UK and USA. Our active business and social programs provide an enjoyable and productive business atmosphere at seminars, after-hours networking events and social meetings.



The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Negotiating the World’s Largest Free Trade Agreement


Wednesday, May 7th from 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Four Seasons Hotel, Seattle


BABC-PNW is pleased to serve as a co-sponsor of this breakfast symposium hosted by the World Affairs Councils of America and the Delegation of the European Union to the United States. A panel of experts will present an in-depth conversation on the future of EU-US relations. Moderated by the World Affairs Council's new President and CEO, Jacqueline Miller. Panelists include:

  • Robert Hamilton, Governor’s Advisor for Trade Policy
  • Stan Sorscher, Labor Representative at the Society for Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA)
  • Debra Glassman, University of Washington’s Faculty Director for the Global Business Center and the Certificate of International Studies in Business Program


BABC-PNW members can take advantage of special member registration rates ($40).

Sign up now to participate.



Networking Night, Wed. April 23, 5:00-7:30 pm

At The Elephant & Castle, 1415 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101. Cost: Free. Directions

april23Members and guests are invited to celebrate St George’s Day on Wednesday, April 23, from 5 pm to 7.30 pm, in the Elephant & Castle on 5th Avenue in downtown Seattle at 1415 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101. Parking at nearby Pacific Place is $6 after 5:00 pm.

Happy hour is until 6:00 pm and appetizers will be purchased by the British American Business Council, which has reserved the “Library” area in the bar (to the left as you enter, you can’t miss it).

No charge, but please RSVP to as this helps with our event planning.


BABC 2014 Conference, May 20-22 in Atlanta

2014Learn from key players in the Transatlantic business community when you attend this year's BABC Conference in Atlanta, Georgia at the INTERCONTINENTAL BUCKHEAD HOTEL.

Click to see event flyer or go to the event website at


Delta Air Lines is sponsoring this event. Please see story below about Delta's inaugural flight on its new direct route from Seattle to London, Heathrow.



Delta Air Lines launches inaugural Seatac to London Heathrow flight


DeltaBABC-PNW joined Delta executives, the Port of Seattle, local business leaders and the community on Saturday, March 29 at SeaTac Airport for the launch of the airline's non-stop service between Seattle and London. It was commemorated with an official ribbon cutting ceremony and water-spray send off.

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Ceremonial ribbon cutting at the gate. A water spray send-off. Executive Director Catherine Filippini provides remarks at the launch. Catherine and Board Vice Chair Gareth Wade represent BABC-PNW at the launch event.







BABC-PNW is a registered 501(c)(6) Not for profit organization. ID 911688885.


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About BABC-PNW Events

Our events are open to all and feature interesting speakers, topics and locations. More details are on our events page.


Month Events Calendar
April 23, 5:00 to 7:30 pm

Networking Night on St. George's Day

The Elephant & Castle, 1415 5th Ave. Downtown Seattle.

Details & RSVP.

April 28

7:00 pm

BJ's British Beer Night

BJ’s British Beer Tasting & Dinner. At BJ's restaurants in Redmond & Southcenter. $35.

May 7

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Negotiating the World’s Largest Free Trade Agreement (Breakfast event)

Four Seasons Hotel, Seattle


May 20-22

BABC Annual Conference

Atlanta, GA


June 5

Reuben's Brews

4400 Union Street, Floor 51, Seattle (Miller Nash office)


Aug. 6

Golf Day

Auburn, WA.

More details coming soon..

Oct. 28

Aerospace ConferenceMuseum of Flight.

More details coming soon..


SEE more Events...


British Consul in Seattle's News.

April, 2014

Read more from Robin Twyman...

See SeattleTimes Op-ED by Robin Twyman on the EU-US Trade Agreement. 

Robin's Blog >

Robin Twyman The British Embassy in Washington DC has created an interactive trade map showing the wealth of trade and investment between the UK and the US, including at state level. Click on the map to see it in action.



The map shows that Washington State exports to the UK are worth over $2bn, working out at $299.9 per capita. And UK investments here support 14,000 jobs.

New Website on EU-US Trade

The Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership agreement (TTIP) could be of huge benefit to our member companies on both sides of the Atlantic.

Visit the EU-US Trade Website




Robin Twyman
British Consul (Business & Government Affairs) Seattle.


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Contact Catherine Filippini at the BABC-PNW


By mail: PO Box 2677, Seattle, WA 98111-2677.

By phone: 206 769-7194