British-American Business Connections is comprised of a network of regional and transatlantic business professionals who want to connect and develop their business, with others in the Pacific Northwest region and explore UK-U.S. operation and expansion opportunities. Our members are comprised of long-established corporations, small-to-midsize enterprises, small business innovators and entrepreneurs, growth-stage companies, British companies with operations in the greater regional areas of Seattle and Portland, and companies across varied industries keen to grow across the Atlantic. A few of the key sectors for our chapter include advanced manufacturing, aerospace and defense, biotech, life sciences, fintech, logistics, professional services, technology, and retail.
Our Members Are...
U.S. based companies (SME & Corporates) who seek transatlantic and regional access, business, and policy introductions, and who aim to influence transatlantic and regional business, trade, and investment opportunities.
UK based companies (SME & Corporates) who seek U.S. opportunities, connections, introductions, and access to resources, services, and information.
U.S. and UK business professionals (small business innovators, start-ups & entrepreneurs) who want to connect, develop, and grow their business, and explore UK/U.S. opportunities, as well as Pacific Northwest regional offerings.
Our Membership Benefits...
Member benefits with our business trade association are grounded in four key areas:
To the broad network of regional and transatlantic member companies that comprise a wide breadth of the transatlantic business community across the region and across the Atlantic.
To events, meetings, initiatives, and engagements, including exclusive events, professional programs, and business mixers, with opportunities to bring guests at member rates.
To the BABC LinkedIn business group of 250+ regional and transatlantic professionals.
Corporate Branding Opportunities
Opportunity to host/sponsor and engage in BABC programs, events, and publications, offering targeted and/or wide-reaching exposure to our network and the wider transatlantic business community.
Opportunity to share thought leadership, products, initiatives, events and news through BABC communication channels.
Listing on the BABC members' online page and access to the regional online BABC member directory.
Participation, Engagement & Influence
Opportunity to guide BABC activities and direction (business level members only).
Priority access to exclusive, influential, invitation-only events (as appropriate and available).
Information & Insights
Access to information and insights on developments around key business and transatlantic issues.
Subscription to the BABC e-newsletter featuring regional and transatlantic business insights and resources, opportunities, news and more.
Targeted, mutual introductions to companies within our wider BABC network.
Targeted interactions with U.S./UK stakeholders, officials, and delegations within the transatlantic community.
Priority access to BABC's J-1 Exchange Visitor Program (business level members only).
Connection to BABC member promotions, opportunities, and discounts as offered.
British-American Business Connections offers annual young professional, individual and business memberships, renewable each calendar year. Pricing is based on company size. One membership covers activities and access in all three regions that the Pacific Northwest chapter serves. To sign up, click the sign up button below your preferred membership option. For questions, contact our membership team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(30 yrs. & Under)
Maximize Your Membership Involvement
Host An Event
Share your expertise with the transatlantic business community. Secure a speaker, some office space or use an already planned event and partner with BABC to elevate the opportunity to professionals.
Host a Business Mixer
Open your company doors and invite members to learn more about you. Host light refreshments.This is a fun and easy way to engage the BABC member community.
Ask for Connections
What are you seeking? Whom do you want to connect to? Provide specific details and the BABC team can better help you and your company reach out to members & global networks. Sending a request is the first step.
What can you share with BABC to showcase your business? White papers, press releases, other announcements or industry insights? Include on your member profiles to engage interest.
Highlight Your Expertise
Submit your insights to BABC IMPACT. This public-facing blog highlights members' expertise, services and more. Consider what you could provide and publish that would be of value, timely and thought-provoking.