FedEx to buy Rival TNT

FedEx to buy Rival TNT

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US parcels delivery firm FedEx is to buy its Dutch rival TNT Express for €4.4bn ($4.8bn; £3.2bn) as it looks to expand its European operations. For more information Click Here…

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Detroit, The Branding of a Bankrupt City

Detroit, The Branding of a Bankrupt City

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"Detroit's history of industrial decline and financial failure has culminated in bankruptcy. So why have some companies been using the city's name to sell their products?" (Aiden Lewis, BBC News…

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Can Soup Change the World?

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Detroit - once a manufacturing giant - went bust in 2013. An innovative crowd-funding project called Detroit Soup is helping the city get back on its feet........ Read More Here

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Detroit City of Design

Detroit City of Design

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Having entered last year freshly unshackled from the largest municipal bankruptcy case in American history, Detroit is starting 2016 on a similarly encouraging note: violent crime is down, unemployment rates…

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GM $118m plant investment in The Bay City Area

GM $118m plant investment in The Bay City Area

GM $118m plant investment

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The BABC resources & network events for this week are listed below as well as Save the Date events. They are also listed on the BABC website.
 
 
Events 2/27 - 3/5
 
TORONTO
 
February 28, 2022
10:30 am EST
As part of a wider Scotland-Canada Business Week and in partnership with Chambers of Commerce in Scotland, Canada UK-Chamber of Commerce and SNABC, the BCCTC is hosting a virtual networking event to complement this Scottish Virtual Trade Mission.
 
BIRMINGHAM

Chapter Chat - Carolinas TO BE RESCHEDULED, DATE TBD.
February 28, 2022
2:00 - 3:00 pm GMT
Join us for our Chapter Chat, a series of online webinars where Midland’s businesses will hear from our partners from the BABC network.
 
March 2, 2022
2:00 - 3:00 pm GMT
This session is one of a series of virtual roundtable events that will provide the business community with the opportunity to hear how the Ten Point Plan for Green Growth in the Midlands Engine sets out, with a unified voice, the Midlands Engine Partnership’s collective plan and actions to be taken in partnership which will accelerate both the Midlands and the UK’s path to net zero.
 
March 3, 2022
12:00 - 1:00 pm EST
Virtual Meeting  - This Program is complimentary but registration is required.
The meeting link will be sent to all registered attendees within 24 hours of the event.
 
GEORGIA

Beer, Business, & Banter NEW TO LIST
March 3, 2022
5:30 - 8:00 pm EST
Dunwoody Tavern
Join us for our quarterly Beer, Business, & Banter event. This event also serves as a new member mixer so we can welcome all of the new BABC members who have joined in the past quarter. Established members, new members, and non members are all welcome to join us to share a pint and network!
 
TORONTO
March 7, 2022
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM EST
Online panel discussion celebrating women leaders from a variety of sectors including Security, Defense & Military and consulting industries.
Listen to their unique stories to gain insight on how to succeed in today's evolving world of business.
We will also explore the latest developments they are making on topics such as productivity and Gender Responsive Budgeting.
A hybrid event (online + in person) to celebrate women leaders and the difference they're making in today's world. Listen to their unique stories to gain insight on how to succeed in today's evolving world of business
 
BRITISH AMERICAN BUSINESS
 
March 9, 2022
10:00 – 11:15 am EST | 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm GMT
The pandemic has brought new challenges to women’s wellness — creating a disparate negative impact on women’s physical, sexual, reproductive and mental health, and widening existing disparity in women’s healthcare.
Join us for an impactful 75 minutes where change leaders will discuss the effects of the pandemic on women’s wellness and healthcare, both in and out of the workplace. Brought to you by The Stir: BAB’s diversity, equity and inclusion series.
 
WASHINGTON DC
 
March 9, 2022
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Airbus Experience Center
Join us for a fascinating discussion with  Patrick Jephson, consultant, journalist, broadcaster and New York Times and London Sunday Times bestselling author. moderated by
Hilary Fordwich, BABA Program Co-Chair and President, Strelmark, LLC, Business Development Consultants 
 
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
March 9, 2022
6:00 - 8:00 pm PST
Whether you are new to the Bay Area or have been here a while, there are things you need to know to ensure success with your tax planning, immigration status and current and future finances.  Navigating the immigration laws, establishing your credit history, understanding the taxation system, and oh, what to do with that UK pension you left behind? While these issues may seem separate, your decisions about one issue, may negatively, or positively, impact one of the other areas.
Join us for networking with food and wine at 6:00 pm, the panel session will start at 6:30 pm.
 
MIAMI
 
March 10, 2022
6:00 - 8:00 pm EST
Ironside Restaurant and Cafe
 
PHILADELPHIA
March 12, 2022
11:15 am – 2:00 pm EST
*Match Kick-off at 11:45 am EST
Join the British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia to view England facing Ireland at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday, March 12th during the penultimate round of the 2022 Six Nations Championship. Ireland put in a dominant performance to beat England 32-18 during the 2021 Championship. England and Ireland have contested 138 rugby test matches since their first meeting in 1875. England have won 80 of those matches, whilst Ireland have won 50 matches. There have also been eight drawn matches between the two nations. Enjoy gathering with BABCPHL Members and friends to watch the match in the warm and friendly environment of Con Murphy’s Pub on the Parkway in Philadelphia. Food and drink will be available for purchase, and each attendee will have the opportunity to win exciting business card draw raffle prizes
SCOTLAND
 
March 17, 2022
4:00 pm GMT
The SNABC would be delighted to invite you to attend a Webinar in partnership with our sister network the British American Business Network. We are pleased to host an expert panel including Dean Lockhart MSP Convener of the Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee at the Scottish Parliament and Prof Dave Reay , Edinburgh University Chair in Carbon Management & Education, Exec Director of Edinburgh Climate Change Institute and Policy Director of ClimateXChange. Also joining us will be Lolita Jackson, Exec Director of Communications & Sustainable Cities at Sustainable Development Capital LLP and Craig Sterling, CEO CuanTec Ltd.
 
BIRMINGHAM
March 23, 2022
7:30 - 9:15 am GMT
Location: Birmingham
The Greater Birmingham Transatlantic Chamber of Commerce welcomes you to a breakfast event to gain insight from the U.S. Embassy.
Rosemary Gallant, the Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in London and Gus Franklyn-Bute, Senior Regional Investment Advisor will be highlighting their most active sectors, recent trade trends and inform businesses of the upcoming 2022 SelectUSA Investment Summit.
March 23, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm GMT
This session is one of a series of virtual roundtable events that will provide the business community with the opportunity to hear how the Ten Point Plan for Green Growth in the Midlands Engine sets out, with a unified voice, the Midlands Engine Partnership’s collective plan and  actions to be taken in partnership which will accelerate both the Midlands and the UK’s path to net zero. This interactive session will cover the theme of "Net Zero Transport"
 
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
 
March 29, 2022
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
Join us on the last Tuesday of every other month for some in-person business networking at Premier Member Werqwise.
Each gathering will alternate between Werqwise San Francisco and Werqwise San Mateo.
Our first event will take place at Werqwise's brand new location in San Mateo.  Check it out!  The perfect space for your new office.
 
March 30, 2022
6:00  - 8:00 pm PST
Join us for an evening of lively, engaging and fun discussions and hear more about how things might work out for the technology community in 2022 and get a chance to ask questions to our panel of Venture Capitalists. We will see how accurate their 2021 forecasts were and will see if we can have them make some forecasts for 2022. 
 
BRITISH AMERICAN BUSINESS
 
March 31, 2022
11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST / 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm GMT
BritishAmerican Business, along with Accelerate Series Sponsor, JetBlue, are pleased to invite you to join us for a Fireside Chat featuring Robin Hayes, Chief Executive Officer of JetBlue.
 
PHILADELPHIA
April 7, 2022
6:00 – 8:00 pm EST
TopGolf Mount Laurel
Join us for an evening of networking and fun at TopGolf, a sports entertainment complex featuring an inclusive, high-tech golf game that everyone can enjoy. Each climate-controlled hitting bay holds up to six people and includes a delicious pre-selected menu of food and beverage.
 
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
April 8, 2022
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM PST
The Australian American Chamber of Commerce, the British American Business Council and the German-American Business Association are pleased to announce the 10th Annual International Golf Scramble will be held on Friday, April 8th, 2022. This fun tournament, returning to the Presidio Golf Course, offers companies an opportunity to enjoy a unique way to entertain clients and employees, participate with the Bay Area international business communities as well as support the efforts of the International Chambers of Commerce.
 
CHICAGO
April 19, 2022
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. CDT
Webinar sponsored by the Illinois SBDC International Trade Center at College of DuPage Business Development Center and the International Trade Association of Greater Chicago. Presentation by Louise M Kern, Managing Director, GloBIS, Global Business Information Services, Inc.
 
BRITISH AMERICAN BUSINESS
Transatlantic Business Awards Dinner
May 19, 2022
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm EST
The Pierre Hotel, New York
BritishAmerican Business’ Transatlantic Business Awards Dinner is the premier gala event of the transatlantic business calendar and regularly attracts an audience of more than 400 senior business and government executives from both sides of the Atlantic.
Each year, BritishAmerican Business uses the occasion to present prestigious Transatlantic Business Awards to distinguished business leaders for their achievements in particular fields and, increasingly, for the commitment that they and their institutions have made to ESG issues and the wider transatlantic community.
 

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