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BABC Annual Transatlantic Conference 2019

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Join us in Birmingham as senior business executives, government officials and academics come together and create the 2019 Transatlantic Conference of the British American Business Council Network. A robust gathering of global thought leaders across North America and the United Kingdom to discover and understand new opportunities and to build demonstrably relevant relationships. 

Once a year the BABC Network brings together members of all its 23 chapters throughout the US and UK at its Annual Transatlantic Business Conferences, for a 2-day program of high-level business discussions and networking with business executives actively involved in transatlantic business. The conference has previously been held in the cities of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, London, Washington and San Francisco.

This conference will welcome 300 delegates from across the Network and Directors from chapter member firms which include many of the US & UK’s largest manufacturers, exporters and professional services companies.

Themes & Topics

“The Future of Transatlantic Trade”

Sessions include:

  1. The current world we are in
    Analysing the UK's current place in the world with economic and political changes
  2. Canada is open for business
    Strong cultural, historical and linguistic links with the UK, similar legal and business practices and consistent economic growth make Canada a key market.
  3. The Economic Challenges Facing Business and Industries
    An Economic update from industry leaders including trade statistics, effects of Brexit, economic impacts etc
  4. The UK-US Relationship
    The UK & US are known for their special relationship but how are relations? This panel will also offer practical information on how to approach US expansion. 
  5. The Annual Interview: The Future of the Transatlantic Relationship
    The Annual Interview provides an opportunity to assess the strengths of the US-UK transatlantic relationship and how it will continue to thrive in the future.

There is also a Transatlantic Dinner happening in the evening, you can book on to this event here

Full agenda to be confirmed

Reasons for attendance

Grow your sales and profitability by connecting with over 150 different companies in at least 25 different industries, including: manufacturing, legal, education, financial, design, automotive, gaming, transport, media & communication, insurance, international trade, food & beverage, logistics, government relations, real estate and professional services companies.

The Conference presents a great opportunity to connect with the many leading companies based in the host city Birmingham. A major regional business centre, the city has attracted $2 billion of foreign direct investment which is more than any other UK city outside London. The city is currently investing in a massive redevelopment programme which aims to make it one of the top 20 cities to live in the world by 2026.

The Conference offers a one-off opportunity to achieve a number of complimentary business opportunities:

  • Connect and develop business with senior executives, who are actively engaged in transatlantic business and which are based in more than 20 other major industries throughout the US and UK
  • Connect and develop business with senior executives from major companies based in and around Birmingham
  • Network with key multipliers who can provide onward business referrals
  • Promote awareness of your company and its brand
  • Acquire intelligence and insights from business leaders and industry experts that will help you achieve your business goals.

If you have any questions regarding this event please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Are you not a member of the Transatlantic Chamber? If you're looking to do more with us we are giving a free conference ticket to all companies who sign up to membership in the next six months, get in touch for details!

All delegates have access to a discounted hotel rate at:

Address:

The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Jennens Road
Birmingham
B4 7XR

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Event Properties

Event date: 06-27-2019 8:00 am
Event End Date: 06-27-2019 8:00 pm