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.



IT SUMMIT, April 22, At The Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue


BABC-PNW is pleased to serve as a sponsor of the IT Summit Seattle 2014, an executive technology conference series providing educational and networking resources for IT leaders in the Puget Sound. If you're a technology leader, be sure to check out this opportunity. BABC-PNW members and constituents, who serve in an IT capacity (i.e. CIO, VP of IT, Systems Administrator, IT Manager, CISO, etc.) can take advantage of complimentary registration for the Summit by entering registration code BABC2014. For more information and details visit the IT Summit website.



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.


BABC 2014 Conference, May 20-22 in Atlanta

2014Learn from key players in the Transatlantic business community when you attend this year's BABC Conference in Atlanta, Georgia at the INTERCONTINENTAL BUCKHEAD HOTEL.

Click to see event flyer or go to the event website at


Delta Air Lines is sponsoring this event. Please see story below about Delta's inaugural flight on its new direct route from Seattle to London, Heathrow.



Delta Air Lines launches inaugural Seatac to London Heathrow flight


DeltaBABC-PNW joined Delta executives, the Port of Seattle, local business leaders and the community on Saturday, March 29 at SeaTac Airport for the launch of the airline's non-stop service between Seattle and London. It was commemorated with an official ribbon cutting ceremony and water-spray send off.

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Ceremonial ribbon cutting at the gate. A water spray send-off. Executive Director Catherine Filippini provides remarks at the launch. Catherine and Board Vice Chair Gareth Wade represent BABC-PNW at the launch event.







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 22

IT Summit

Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue


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.

April 28

7:00 pm

BJ's British Beer Night

BJ’s British Beer Tasting & Dinner. At BJ's restaurants in Redmond & Southcenter. $35.

May 20-22

BABC Annual Conference

Atlanta, GA


Aug. 6

Golf Day

Auburn, WA.

More details coming soon..

Oct. 28

Aerospace ConferenceMuseum of Flight.

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