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.
BABC-PNW Membership: Keep Your Benefits Active
BABC-PNW membership renewals have been sent out via email. If you have not received your renewal invoice, please contact email@example.com.
Renew online today to keep your benefits active through 2015.
Not a member? Now is a great time to join BABC-PNW. Business membership includes access to the BABC International Database with more than 2,500 business and professional contacts. Learn more about our member levels and benefits.
UK Expats Can Vote Online in the General Election says Electoral Commission
Brits living abroad can still have their vote count by registering as an overseas voter. Just five minutes is all it takes to complete the Overseas Registration and it will ensure your voice is heard. Read the full press release and access the Overseas Registration page.
Click here for our handy 10 point guide for British expats on how to register to vote in the UK general election.
BABC Transatlantic Conference: May 13-14
Don't miss the BABC Transatlantic Business Conference in New York City
Come explore "The Innovation Imperative - Strategy, Technology and Growth," network with national and international colleagues, and take advantage of many learning opportunities. Generous hotel and airfare discounts are provided. View the program, travel & accommodations and register today.
This is one event you don't want to miss.
BABC-PNW Annual General Meeting & After-Hours with Seattle Sounders' Steve Zakuani
The BABC-PNW Annual General Meeting (AGM) is March 18
BABC-PNW Members are invited to attend our AGM on Wed., March 18 from 4:30-5:30pm at the offices of Miller Nash Graham & Dunn, 2801 Alaskan Way, Ste. 300, Seattle. Come hear about our progress over the last year, meet our Board of Directors, network with colleagues, and learn more about what’s in store for the Council in 2015. No charge to attend. Pre-registration is required; registration closes on March 15. Sign up now.
And don’t miss our AGM After Hours with Steve Zakuani immediately following the meeting. Registration for this event is separate and a fee applies.
BABC-PNW AGM After-Hours With Steve Zakuani: March 18 from 6:00-8:00pm
BABC-PNW is pleased to welcome Steve Zakuani, the former Seattle sounders FC number one pick in the 2009 SuperDraft - now author and speaker, as the featured guest at our AGM After-Hours event hosted and sponsored by Miller Nash Graham & Dunn at their offices at 2801 Alaskan Way, Ste. 300 in Seattle, WA 98121. Steve will share his insights into the coming Sounders’ season, discuss the challenges he faced after a life-changing injury, and share how he took a positive approach to the next chapter in his life. Steve’s new book, 500 Days: What I learned from the moment that changed everything, will be featured and available for purchase. Don’t miss this opportunity to mix-n-mingle with colleagues over beautiful views of Puget Sound, learn about the game from a seasoned soccer professional and leave inspired to face any adversity you encounter head on. Light appetizers and beverages served. $15 members/$25 non-members. Register now.
NFL VS Rugby Dinner Extravaganza: May 8
Scrimmage or Scrum… NFL vs Rugby Dinner is May 8: Learn more about sponsorship and registration opportunities
It’s a Rugby World Cup Year and time to celebrate! Join BABC-PNW and Seattle Saracens Rugby at Union Station in Seattle for a dinner and lively discussion on which mighby sport is truly the best – NFL or Rugby. The evening includes special international sporting guest from both sides of the scrimmage/scrum, opportunities to mix-n-mingle, a raffle and silent auction, and a chance to learn more from popular experts about what makes their game the only one to watch and play. It’s the discussion and party of the season you won’t want to miss.
USA Rugby Academy High Performance Training Camps
Camps are held a locations across the U.S. Learn about the camps, where they will be held and participation requirements.
Also announced... a Seattle high school August camp at the University of Washington August 2-6. Get the details here.
The IT Summit May 12: A Special Invitation for BABC-PNW members & supporters
If you hold an IT professional title (CIO, CTO, CISO, VP of IT, etc.) you can take advantage of complimentary registration (a $499 value) to the upcoming IT Summit on Tues., May 12 from 9:00-3:00pm at the Meydenbauer Center – returning for its 4th year to the region. BABC-PNW is a proud supporter of The IT Summit and members and supporter can use registration code BABC2015 when signing up for the event. Don’t miss your opportunity to get educational and networking resources, learn about real world opportunities and challenges faced by today’s executives, and engage in face-to-face interaction and networking with technology peers.
Take Advantage of BABC Member Discounts!
Membership has its rewards. If you are a BABC member, log into the global BABC website with your member ID and Password and select “member benefits” to gain access to special discounts including ticket discounts from British Airways and rate discounts from Semiahmoo Resort.
Trade and Investment Resource Portal
If you are actively involved in trade and investment, you will want to check out the British American Business Trade and Investment portal featuring three informative sites including Investing in the UK, Investing in the USA, and TTIP News & Views. You can request a hard copy of the 2014 Guide to Investing in the UK today by emailing your request (a nominal mailing fee applies).
American British Trade & Investment 2015 is now available
Access the lastest copy of ABTI (click on either “Investing in the UK” or “Investing in the US”), including the digital version.
A great time to meetup with members, friends and new contacts
Each quarter the BABC organizes a Networking event where members, guests and friends of the BABC can meetup and network. Look for detalis online or sign up to get email updates about our future events.
Click here for pictures from our recent networking night at the Elephant & Castle in downtown Seattle.
BABC-PNW is a registered 501(c)(6) Not for profit organization. ID 911688885.