The British American Business Council
of the Pacific Northwest

Monty Python 

Win 2 tickets. See below for details.

"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.



See Monty Python In Seattle on July 20, 23, 24

2014Fathom Events and PicturehouseEntertainment invites you and a guest to experience comedy legends Monty Python's long-awaited reunion when MontyPython Live (mostly) is broadcast LIVE to Seattle cinemas on Sunday, July 20 with rebroadcasts on Wednesday,July 23 and Thursday, July 24! Check the web links above for locations details.


For your chance to win a pair of tickets, send an email to SEATTLE@43KIX.COM with the subject line 'MONTY PYTHON - BABC' with your name and mailing address.

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Only 1 Week Left to Register for the First Annual European Golf Tournament

Wednesday, Aug 6, Washington National Golf Club, 14330 SE Husky Way, Auburn


Don't miss your chance to enjoy a day on the green at Washington National Golf Club and network with European business colleagues from around the region. Whether you're an avid golfer, a novice or just picking up a club for the first time, this event is a great opportunity to get connected with other professionals, engage in friendly competition and win great prizes.


Hosted by the BABC-PNW in partnership with the French American Chamber of Commerce. Thank you to our promotional partners, the Polish American Chamber of Commerce and Swedish American Chamber of Commerce.


Thank you to our growing list of sponsors, including Gateways International, KMPG and Delta Air Lines. Raffle Grand Prize: Two Delta Air Lines round-trip domestic travel tickets .




USA Rugby Club 7s National Championships In Tukwila: August 9 & 10

The 2014 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Club 7s National Championship is taking place here in Seattle. Local rugby club Seattle OPSB is excited to host such a competitive event where they have the opportunity to prove an enjoyable Pacific Northwest rugby atmosphere for everyone who attends. In the past, the tournament has been successful in bringing together players, fans, and families from across the country. 

The weekend will not only feature up to 32 of the best club rugby 7s teams, both men & women, in the country, but also a one day tournament for High School teams, a field dedicated to youth and family-oriented rugby activation, and an interactive Fan Zone where there will provide food, beverage, music, vendors, games & activities, and more!​

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The twitter hastag for the Club 7’s powered by Serevi Rugby is Event hashtag: #Club7s #NCS2014

Learn more on the event's  Facebook page




BABC-PNW Aerospace Event: Oct 28, 2014

Save the date

See event flyer.

See sponsorship flyer.


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).



UK Attractiveness Survey

ukopen Recently released by Ernst and Young, read more about the UK's outstanding performance in 2013 in attracting and securing FDI projects from across the world.

Access full the report.



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.



Networking Nights

A great time to meetup with members, friends and new contacts

networkEach 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.


Calling UK University Alumni Living in the US

Register for British Government Events


The British Embassy wants to meet you! If you are a UK university alumni in the US, the British Embassy wants to meet you. Learn more about how you can sign up to receive invitations to events at the British Embassy in Washington, DC and at Consulates around the country.

Click to learn more and register.




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

The International Festival for Business (IFB) 2014

Liverpool, UK.

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Aug. 6

Golf Day (8 am tee-off)

Auburn, WA.

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Aug 9-10

Rugby 7's Championships

2014 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Men’s and Women’s Championships in Seattle.


Aug 23

Battle of Britain: Free Fly Day

Flying Heritage Collection , Everett, WA


Oct. 28

Aerospace Conference Museum of Flight.

More details coming soon..

Dec. 5

Christmas Luncheon
Rainier Club.

More details coming soon..


SEE more Events...


British Consul in Seattle's News.

June, 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