The British American Business Council
of the Pacific Northwest

Welcome 

The organization in the Pacific Northwest for everyone with business, personal, cultural or other links to the UK. Join today.

BABC 2015 Transatlantic Conference: Save the Date: May 13-14 in New York.

"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.

 

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 membership@babcpnw.org.

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.

 

February Social Event with Florin Pensions

Wednesday, Feb. 18. UK Pension Planning 101: Don’t miss your opportunity to learn about maximizing your benefits

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There are exciting changes and new benefits applying to UK occupational and personal pensions. On Wednesday, Feb. 18 come learn about maximizing your retirement from Florin Pensions LLC, a BABC-PNW corporate member. Schedule a complimentary individual consult or join us for a casual and fun evening business social. Don’t miss this opportunity to get valuable information for your UK pension for the future. Get the full details on how to schedule your complimentary consultation and register for the business social!

Spaces are limited for the evening event; early registration is highly encouraged.

$15 BABC/Brit Meetup Members & $20 Non-members. Courtyard Marriott Downtown Seattle from 5:30-7:00pm.

Register Now

 

 

nySave the Dates:
BABC Transatlantic Conference: May 13-14

Mark your calendars and make plans now to join us at the BABC Transatlantic Conference this May in New York City.

 

BABC-PNW Annual General Meeting:
March 18

Save the date for the BABC-PNW Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, March 18. Additional details and location will be announced soon. This is your chance to hear the latest updates from the Council, meet the staff and leadership team, and connect with regional and international colleagues.

 

 

 

NFL VS Rugby Dinner Extravaganza: May 8

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It’s a Rugby World Cup Year and time to celebrate! Join BABC-PNW and Seattle Saracens Rugby at the beautiful Union Station in Seattle for a dinner extravaganza and lively debate on which mighty sport is truly the best – NFL or Rugby. The evening includes special international sporting guests from both sides of the scrum/scrimmage, opportunities to mix-n-mingle, 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 that you won’t want to miss! Tickets and full details coming soon.

Interested in learning about sponsorship opportunities or have questions? Contact events@babcpnw.org.

 

 

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.

Semiahmoo BA

 

 

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.

 

 

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.


 

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
Feb. 10-12

PNAA’s 14th Annual Aerospace Conference
Lynnwood.

Details | Register

Feb

Six Nations Rugby

Fixture details courtesy of The Telegraph

Feb 18

Feb Social with Florin Pensions
Courtyard Marriott Downtown Seattle from 5:30-7:00pm.

Register

Feb 28

Seattle English Country Dance Event
Mercer Island

Details & register

March 18

BABC-PNW AGM

Annuial General Meeting.

 

April 24

Seattle Saracens Golf Tournament
Jackson Park Golf Course, Seattle.

More details

May 8

NFL VS Rugby Dinner Extravaganza
Join BABC-PNW and Seattle Saracens Rugby at the beautiful Union Station in Seattle. Details coming soon.

May 13-14

BABC 2015 Transatlantic Conference
New York.

October

BABC-PNW Aerospace Conference
Details coming soon

 

Dec 4

BABC-PNW Christmas Luncheon
Details coming soon.

 

 

SEE more Events...

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The British Consul in Seattle's News.

December, 2014

 

Read more from Robin Twyman...

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.

Map

 

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

 

UK FCO

 

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

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Out thanks for their ongoing support goes to these sponsors and associations:

BA

UKTI US Bank Expeditors International

TDA

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Contact Catherine Filippini at the BABC-PNW

By email:membership@babcpnw.org

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

By phone: 206 769-7194