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?

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 network events for this week are listed below as well as Save the Date events. They are also listed on the BABC website.
 
Check out one of the latest BAB publications below.
 
BritishAmerican Business Publishes UK-U.S. Free Trade Agreement Roadmap
October 16, 2020
 
Happy Thanksgiving!!
 
Network Events 11/22 - 11/28
NEW YORK / LONDON
 
Thanksgiving Tales and Cocktails  
Tuesday, November 24 
6:00 – 7:00 PM GMT  / 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST
 
PACIFIC NORTHWEST

What the 2020 election outcome means for boards of directors (free to attend) NEW TO LIST

Host: BABC member RSM

Tuesday, November 24

11:00am – 12:00pm PST  /  2:00 - 3:00 pm EST

The 2020 U.S. election may lead to significant policy shifts across the legislative and regulatory landscapes. With potential presidential and Senate changes afoot, there are various possible outcomes that could have a lasting effect on board directors and their businesses. Join Patti Burquest, leader of RSM’s Washington National Tax group; James Alex, RSM’s go-to-market tax leader; and Maryann Bruce, independent director and former Fortune 100 division president and CEO, along with April Hall, managing editor for Directors and Boards magazine for a discussion about what each outcome could mean for directors, how changes to Congress could affect regulatory matters, and what will happen to the various regulations currently being considered by the Treasury Department for completion in 2020.

 
 

SAVE THE DATE EVENTS 

NEW YORK / LONDON
 
 4:00 – 5:00 PM GMT / 11:00am – 12:00 pm EST
BAB’s popular biannual immigration panel, kindly supported and led by Magrath Sheldrick
 
PACIFIC NORTHWEST 

AWS re:Invent (free to attend) NEW TO LIST

Host: BABC member Amazon

Monday, November 30 – Friday, December 18

Various Times

A free 3-week virtual conference. The world’s premier cloud learning event. Find out how your peers are using the cloud to solve problems, and build the skills you need to deliver on big ideas.

 

December 2, 2020  (flyer attached) 
12:00 - 1:30 pm EST
 
PHILADELPHIA
 
Morgan Lewis – ACI’S 37th International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act  NEW TO LIST
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 to Thursday, December 3, 2020
PACIFIC NORTHWEST
 

Understand & Control the Complexity of Your Healthcare Supply Chain (free to attend)  NEW TO LIST

Host: BABC member Expeditors

Wednesday, December 2

10:00am – 11:00am PST  /  1:00 - 2:00 pm EST

Learn how to optimize and digitize your supply chain with direct control, real time 24/7 live visibility, cargo security and advanced data analytics from low cost ioT smart devices and best in class intelligence. Topics of Discussion:
• Value of protecting the integrity & quality of your company’s Brands and products
• Optimization from leveraging end to end supply chain data as products pass thru complex supply chains involving multiple service providers
• Measurable hard Dollar $ deliverable to your organization

• Effect of Covid 19 pandemic on validated carrier and routing planning for Healthcare shippers

BABC/PNDC Transatlantic Aerospace & Defense Summit (cost to attend) 
Host: BABC-PNW & PNDC
Thursday, December 3
7:00 am – 2:00 pm PST  /  10:00 am - 5:00 pm ESTJoin us to explore the state of the U.S., UK, and European aerospace and defense sectors, and supply chain opportunities. Expert speakers will share supply chain intelligence, insights into the global industry recovery, perspectives on the future of air travel amidst and post-COVID-19, and more, including a preview of DSEI 2021 in London and how you can be involved and connect on a global scale.Download and share the event flyer.

 

NEW YORK
Accelerate Virtual Happy Hour  
December 3 
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm EST
BABC NEW ENGLAND

2020 Signature Christmas Celebration   
December 4, 2020
4:30- 6:00 pmEST
This year we are planning a family virtual event, so please save the date, gather family and guests, and join us.
There will be entertainment, a raffle, and gifts.  
 
LONDON
BAB Accelerate: RevLifting to the U.S.  NEW TO LIST
Monday, December 7, 2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm GMT / 09:00 – 10:00 am EST
 
 
PACIFIC NORTHWEST
 

Accessing London’s life sciences opportunities with London & Partners (free to attend)  NEW TO LIST

Host: BABC member London & Partners

 Tuesday, December 8

9:00am – 10:30am PST  /  12:00 - 1:30 pm EST

Please note due to limited numbers in the event we are only able to accept applications from companies. Service providers and consultants unfortunately cannot be accepted. Thanks for your understanding. This event is open to all life sciences companies interested in international expansion to London. About this Event: Are you a healthtech, digital health, medtech or medical devices company looking to expand internationally? Explore opportunities in London with London & Partners and representatives from across the ecosystem during this session.
Attendees also have the option to apply to pitch for the opportunity to win a FREE one-day workshop to define your UK market entry strategy and help position your product or service to sell into the NHS with our expert partner IMA. Five companies with the most promising product and London potential will be invited to the pitching session.

 
NEW YORK / LONDON
 
BAB’s Annual Holiday Spectacular  
Home Alone for the Holidays 2 – Lost in Zoom
December 10, 2020
11:00 am – 12:30 pm EST I 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm GMT
 
PHILADELPHIA
 
2020 British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia Signature Annual Holiday EventThe Transatlantic Looking Glass: Lessons Learned – A Look Back & Ahead  
Thursday, December 10, 2020
12:00 – 1:00 pm EST
 
BABA ASSOCIATION – WASHINGTON, DC 
24th Annual Gala Christmas Party  
December 10, 2020
5:00 - 6:30 pm EST
Our Guest of Honor: Her Majesty's Ambassador - Dame Karen Pierce DCMG!
 
 
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
 
57th Annual BABC Christmas - Virtual Celebration & Fundraiser (#xmasbabcsf)  
December 11, 2020
5:30 - 7:00 PM PST  / 8:30 - 10:00 pm EST

BABC MIAMI

Annual Christmas Party  
Tuesday, December 15
5:30 - 7:00 pm EST  
 
PACIFIC NORTHWEST
 

BABC Virtual Christmas Celebration: How the Grinch Won’t Steal our Merry Britmas (cost to attend)  NEW TO LIST

Thursday, December 17

 4:00pm – 5:30pm PST  /  7:00 - 8:30 pm EST

From Christmas Crowns, toasts, and more, a jolly good time will be in store!

Don't be a Grinch, come join our fun, we promise you won't be the only one.

Don't delay, we beg of you; sign up today, we kindly ask you to.

BABCville, that is who, will be ready to greet you with a big Whoo Hoo!

Our virtual party will surely sway your heart to grow three sizes on this day.

From fahoo fores to dahoo dores, join our chorus for this Britmas holiday.

  

SAVE THE DATE EVENTS 

MICHIGAN

Dickinson Wright Webinar on November 30, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. ET

"Unmasking COVID's Second Wave: 'Deals' in Masks, Gloves, Cleaning and other Solutions Highlight Contracting, Audit, Regulatory and Enforcement Risks"

Register Here

NEW YORK / LONDON

 
Thanksgiving Tales and Cocktails  NEW TO LIST
Tuesday, November 24 
 
 4:00 – 5:00 PM GMT / 11:00am – 12:00 pm ESTBAB’s popular biannual immigration panel, kindly supported and led by Magrath Sheldrick

PACIFIC NORTHWEST

Host: BABC-PNW & PNDC
Thursday, December 3
7:00 am – 2:00 pm PST  /  10:00 am - 5:00 pm ESTJoin us this December 3 from 7:00 am - 2:00 pm (PST) to explore the state of the U.S., UK, and European aerospace and defense sectors, and supply chain opportunities. Expert speakers will share supply chain intelligence, insights into the global industry recovery, perspectives on the future of air travel amidst and post-COVID-19, and more, including a preview of DSEI 2021 in London and how you can be involved and connect on a global scale.Download and share the event flyer.

 

NEW YORK
Accelerate Virtual Happy Hour  NEW TO LIST
December 3 
This year we are planning a family virtual event, so please save the date, gather family and guests, and join us.
There will be entertainment, a raffle, and gifts.  
 
NEW YORK / LONDON
 
BAB’s Annual Holiday Spectacular  NEW TO LIST
Home Alone for the Holidays 2 – Lost in Zoom
December 10
 
Please join us for our Signature Annual Holiday program. For three decades we have celebrated the holiday season with an in-person luncheon featuring notable speakers, networking, a formal midday meal, “Christmas Crackers,” and the opportunity to win valuable holiday gifts. While this year will be unique, we look forward to a celebration of the resilient bond between the Greater Philadelphia region and the United Kingdom. The 2020 Signature Annual Holiday event will feature keynote speakers and special guests who will address the importance of this transatlantic relationship, lessons learned during 2020, and provide a look ahead to what we might expect in 2021. We will conclude the one-hour program with a midday celebration including valuable giveaways, trivia, a live cocktail demo, a toast, and networking. Join us to bid 2020 farewell, and to ring in 2021.  
 
BABA ASSOCIATION – WASHINGTON, DC 
24th Annual Gala Christmas Party  
Our Guest of Honor: Her Majesty's Ambassador - Dame Karen Pierce DCMG!
 
 
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
 
 

BABC/PNDC Transatlantic Aerospace & Defense Summit (cost to attend) NEW TO LIST
Host: BABC-PNW & PNDC
Thursday, December 3
7:00 am – 2:00 pm PST  /  10:00 am - 5:00 pm ESTJoin us this December 3 from 7:00 am - 2:00 pm (PST) to explore the state of the U.S., UK, and European aerospace and defense sectors, and supply chain opportunities. Expert speakers will share supply chain intelligence, insights into the global industry recovery, perspectives on the future of air travel amidst and post-COVID-19, and more, including a preview of DSEI 2021 in London and how you can be involved and connect on a global scale.Download and share the event flyer.

 
PHILADELPHIA
 
2020 British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia Signature Annual Holiday EventThe Transatlantic Looking Glass: Lessons Learned – A Look Back & Ahead  
Thursday, December 10, 2020
12:00 – 1:00 pm EST
 
Please join us for our Signature Annual Holiday program. For three decades we have celebrated the holiday season with an in-person luncheon featuring notable speakers, networking, a formal midday meal, “Christmas Crackers,” and the opportunity to win valuable holiday gifts. While this year will be unique, we look forward to a celebration of the resilient bond between the Greater Philadelphia region and the United Kingdom. The 2020 Signature Annual Holiday event will feature keynote speakers and special guests who will address the importance of this transatlantic relationship, lessons learned during 2020, and provide a look ahead to what we might expect in 2021. We will conclude the one-hour program with a midday celebration including valuable giveaways, trivia, a live cocktail demo, a toast, and networking. Join us to bid 2020 farewell, and to ring in 2021.  
 
BABA ASSOCIATION – WASHINGTON, DC 
24th Annual Gala Christmas Party  
 
Our Guest of Honor: Her Majesty's Ambassador - Dame Karen Pierce DCMG!

TRIANGLE-NC Member Poyner SpruillPrivacy Shield Falls-"Schrems II" and the Aftermath
 

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Event date: 06-02-2020 6:00 pm
Event End Date: 03-31-2021 8:00 pm