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

GM $118m plant investment............... Gavin McIntyre - The Bay City Times  Read more here

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The BABC resources & network events for this week are listed below as well as Save the Date events. They are also listed on the BABC website.
 
 
 
 

Events 8/8 - 8/14
 
ORANGE COUNTY
 
August 8, 2021
12:00 - 3:00 PM PST
Balboa Bay Resort, 1221 West Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663
 
BABA WASHINGTON D.C.
Summer Senses Series 2021 - With Dr. Ruth Bennett  
August 11, 2021
3:00 PM
Brew, smell and taste a more biodiverse, sustainable world each morning with Bird Friendly® Coffee. Hear from Dr. Ruth Bennett, Research Ecologist, Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center and learn how smell is the first sense explored in a coffee tasting.
 
GEORGIA
 
Beer, Business, & Banter  
August 12, 2021 
5:30 - 8:00 PM EST
We're bringing back the ever-popular Beer, Business, & Banter! We hope to see you all of our members and friends at Dunwoody Tavern for some networking and conversation. We'll also be conducting a membership drive and offering some special perks to people who join (or return to) the BABC!
 
 
SAVE THE DATE
BABA WASHINGTON D.C.
Summer Senses Series 2021 - With 4-time Grand Slam singles champion Jim Courier   
August 18, 2021
3:00 PM
Former world #1 and 4-time Grand Slam singles champion Jim Courier gives us a preview of the US Open and wraps up the summer tennis scene.
 
GEORGIA
September 9, 2021
5:30-8:00 PM EST
Indian Hills Country Club
Dust off your fascinators and hats for our event of the year! Our British Consul General, Andrew Staunton, will be in attendance

BRITISH AMERICAN BUSINESS
 
Thursday, September 9, 2021
6:00 – 7:30 PM EST
Location: Laura Devine Immigration, Midtown Manhattan, New York
We are delighted to welcome you back to our Accelerate networking reception hosted by Laura Devine Attorneys. Join us for cocktails and a chance to connect in person.
 
PHILADELPHIA
 
September Social – Happy Hour In-Person Networking Event 
Thursday, September 9, 2021
6:00 – 7:00 PM EST
The Victoria Freehouse Old City British Pub
Our September Social is the official launch of our new fiscal year in-person programing, and the start of our busy season. There will be a business card raffle draw and other exciting offers, including a 10% discount for dining-in after the event. We look forward to seeing you, your colleagues, and your friends – bring a Brit!
 
BRITISH AMERICAN BUSINESS
 
The STIR: Mind The Gender Gaps – Bridging Say, Pay & Stay Gaps 
Wednesday, September 14, 2021
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST / 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm BST
BritishAmerican Business brings together a panel of thought leaders to have an honest conversation on the gaps that still exist for women in the workplace today, and how we can bridge them.
 
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
 
BABC Member Happy Hour & Virtual Networking - September Edition 
Thursday September 16, 2021
4:00 - 5:30 PM PST /  7:00 - 8:30 PM EST
We will be joined by Senior Vice President - West Coast at Invest Northern Ireland, Mark Johnston, for a Lightning Talk discussing all things Northern Ireland, recapping the past decade (HBO, Cyber Security and all in between) and what we're excited about as we move into a new decade!
 
BABA WASHINGTON D.C.
Saturday, September 18, 2021
2:00 - 5:30 PM EST - Gates open at 1:00pm. First match will begin at 2:00pm.
Supported by BABA Sponsoring Member, MBDA, Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland is excited to host its 2nd Annual Polo Classic. This “Derby” feel outdoor event will be held at the beautiful Congressional Polo Club in Poolesville, MD. Guests will enjoy an afternoon outdoors with exclusive engagement opportunities and activities!
BRITISH AMERICAN BUSINESS
London Gala Dinner 
Tuesday, September 21st
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm BST
Location: Westminster, London
BAB’s Gala Dinner is a highlight in the London events programme, bringing together senior members of the U.S. and UK Government and representatives from the largest companies on earth operating in the transatlantic space to honour, celebrate and rally behind the special relationship.
 
New York City Networking Reception 
Thursday, September 23, 2021
6:00 – 7:30 pm EST
Location: Oceana Restaurant, Midtown, New York
BritishAmerican Business and United Airlines are delighted to welcome you back to a networking reception at Oceana Restaurant. Join us for an evening of cocktails and a chance to finally connect in person.
 
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST / 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm BST
In a conversation moderated by MaryLee Sachs, US CEO, Brandpie, Ed Bastian, CEO, Delta Air Lines and Shai Weiss, CEO, Virgin Atlantic will share the role of Purpose in building and enhancing levels of engagement and motivation, and ways to embed purpose within business organizations to build stronger connections with people and how sustainability is changing the airline industry.
 
BAB Accelerate Workshop for US Inbound Companies  
Thursday, September 30 - Friday, October 1, 2021
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST  /  4:00 - 6:00 PM BST  (Each day)
The BAB Accelerate Workshop for US inbound companies will offer a unique opportunity for attendees to gain hands on, practical knowledge for expanding and growing their business in the US. Formatted as a multipart workshop, there will be a variety of sessions across 2 days, each led by industry experts to allow attendees to take a deep dive into the granular details of what it takes to expand your business across the pond. Each session will offer concrete takeaways and actionable to do items.
 
Thursday Sep 30, 2021
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM PST
The Australian American Chamber of Commerce and the British American Business Council are pleased to announce the 10th Annual Summer Golf Scramble returning to the Presidio Golf Course, offers companies an opportunity to enjoy a unique way to entertain clients and employees, participate with the Bay Area international business communities as well as support the efforts of the International Chambers of Commerce.
BABA WASHINGTON D.C.
USA vs NEW ZEALAND Rugby @ FedExField!  
3:00 PM 
FedExField, Landover, Maryland
As the official local host team of this historic match, BABA Member, Old Glory DC Rugby is honored and pleased to bring this event to Washington, DC alongside Events DC and the Washington Football Team. We encourage all BABA members to act fast to purchase their tickets to the historic 1874 Cup.

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Event date: 06-02-2020 6:00 pm
Event End Date: 12-31-2021 8:00 pm