The BABC-PNW brings together people in the Pacific Northwest who are interested in trade, social 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 and social meetings. See below for more details of our Economic Forum in June and Golf event in August.
Hopping the Pond:
2013 Transatlantic Trade & Economic Forum
Thursday, June 20, 2013, 11:30am – 1:00pm
Russell Investments Tower, 1301 2nd Avenue, 18th Floor, Seattle, WA 98101
Check in begins at 11:30am; Program begins at 11:45 am. Register now.
- Why is transatlantic trade and investment important to Washington State?
- What does the UK offer?
- What’s the relevance to Washington State of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership?
- How was investing in the UK good business for a Bellevue-based start-up company?
- What is the role of the regulatory environment in transatlantic trade, for financial services companies and others?
- How was investing in Washington State good business for a UK-based environmental consultancy?
Top international and local experts will address these and other key international economic issues at the 2013 Transatlantic Trade & Economic Forum. This inaugural event is presented by the British American Business Council – Pacific Northwest. The event will be moderated by Karl Ege of Perkins Coie LLP and includes time for participant Q&A. The event is conveniently presented over the lunch hour at the downtown Seattle offices of Russell Investments. Featured Speakers:
Consul, UK Government Office, Seattle
Director, Capital Markets Research, Russell Investments
Chief Marketing Officer, Finsphere
Director, SLR International Corporation
$15 – Early Bird Rate
$25 – Regular Rate (after May 31)
We gratefully acknowledge the support of these organizations:
*Program details subject to change.
Annual Golf Tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 7 (a.m.)
A great day of golf for you and your guests. Join us at the beautiful home course of the University of Washington Men’s and Women’s golf teams: The Washington National Golf Course in Auburn, WA. Bring your friends, co-workers, clients and guests in your own team of four, or let us place you into a foursome when you arrive.
Register Now and enjoy the early bird rates: $150 per individual, $600 for a team of four.
Includes practice range, golf cart, 18 holes, lunch and awards.
Hear Ian Bremmer Talk About China, Asia & Global Risk
The Seattle Trade Alliance is pleased to host Ian Bremmer, President of Eurasia Group, for a discussion on global political risk. Whether it’s China’s slowing economy and leadership changes, continued uncertainty in the EU or the fiscal cliff, politics are coming to dominate market outcomes.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
8:00 am – 9:30 am
Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
1301 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1500
Downtown Seattle. $15 for students,$20 for members, $30 for non-members
$35 at the door
Continental breakfast will be served