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.



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.


Member Spotlight: Florin Pensions

FlorinHave you made a New Year’s Resolution for your UK Pension?

Your UK pension could be a very valuable asset. That is why the New Year is a perfect time to review and understand your benefits before retirement to ensure your maximizing your pension’s growth and benefits. Read more from expert in the field and CEO of Florin Pensions LLC, Emma Cockerton, who provides sound advice for improving occupational or personal pensions left in the UK when transitioning to the US. Link to article about options regarding your UK pension...


Florin Pensions LLC is an investment advisory firm specializing in UK pension transfers and advises British expatriates specifically in relation to their UK pensions. Florin Pensions LLC is an investment adviser registered with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.


For more information on Florin Pensions LLC and their services, visit

Florin Pensions



A Party to Remember!

The BABC-PNW Annual Christmas Luncheon

xmasGlasses are raised, crackers are snapped, and hats are donned at our traditional British gala, which this year will be on Friday, December 5. Thank you to our past sponsors and prize donors, including– Expeditors International, British Airways, US Bank and Delta Air Lines. Tickets will be on sale later this year.


Photography by Laura Smith

Laura Smith

BABC-PNW extends a special thank you to Laura Smith Photographer for providing the 2013 Luncheon's photos, which are available for viewing here. Individual prints are available for order. View more of Laura’s work and learn more at





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.

May 20-22

BABC Annual Conference

Atlanta, GA


Aug. 6

Golf Day

Auburn, WA.

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.


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


UKTI US Bank Expeditors International



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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