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.
 
RESOURCES / NEWS
 
 
 
 
Events 5/2 - 5/8
 
MICHIGAN
 
Clayton & McKervey will be hosting a 4-part transaction series with the Michigan Manufacturers Association. The series kicks off this May 6th, 2021 at 8:30am with advice on how to prepare for a transaction even if your business isn’t currently for sale.
 
TEXAS
 
10:00 - 11:00 AM CST  /  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
BABC Texas is honored to partner with Her Majesty's Consul General, Richard Hyde, Her Majesty's Trade Commissioner for North America, Antony Phillipson, Director Diplomacy and Networks at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Paul Rennie OBE and Regional Director at The Energy Industries Council, Amanda Duhon to bring you a round up of the latest on the Free Trade Agreement, COP26 and what this could mean for the energy supply chain.
 
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

The Startup's Guide to Opening up in Europe  
 
PACIFIC NORTHWEST

Complying with DoD Cybersecurity Requirements – What Have We Learned NEW TO LIST
Wednesday, May 05, 2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST  /  12:00 -3:00 PM EST
 
ORANGE COUNTY
 
 2:00 - 1:00 PM PST  /  5:00 - 6:00 PM EST
Please join us for a thoughtful discussion on the UK economy, future US/UK trading relationships and opportunities for investment in the UK.
 
While the world’s demand for energy and clean water continue to grow alongside greenhouse gases, companies throughout Europe and the United States are devising innovative solutions to address these global concerns. With the United States back among Paris accord signatories, the transatlantic relationship will be key force to developing and implementing financially viable sustainability models.
 
MIAMI
4:00 - 5:00 PM BST  /  10:00 - 11:00 AM EST
PHILADELPHIA
 
Penn Medicine – Cellicon Valley ’21 – The Future of Cell and Gene Therapies 
Click here to read our recent human interest e-newsletter feature article about Penn Med’s groundbreaking research and therapies. We are collaborating with the Department for International Trade on a breakout session which will be held during the conference focused on UK and global advancements in cell and gene therapies.  As mentioned above, this event will be of greatest interest to health sciences member companies.
 
 
SAVE THE DATE
BRITISH AMERICAN BUSINESS
The Future of Everything Festival NEW TO LIST
May 11-13, 2021
Join The Wall Street Journal’s Future Of Everything Festival from May 11-13, 2021 online. You’ll hear from the most revolutionary minds in business, technology, culture and more to explore the ideas forming what comes next, and get a first look at the seismic shifts happening in how we live, work and play. Hear from speakers like Ray Dalio, Gabrielle Union, Bill Ackman, Rachael Ray, Dwyane Wade and more. BAB is proud to be a media partner for the Future of Everything Festival.
 
2:00 – 3:00 PM BST  / 9:00 – 10:00 AM EST

A New ESG Era: Impacts & Trends in 2021  
May 13, 2021
 
PHILADELPHIA
 
TRIANGLE NC / CAROLINAS
 
This trade mission aims to promote business opportunities in North Carolina for Scottish companies, as well as to provide a platform for valuable business and cultural connections to be established between Scotland and NC.
PACIFIC NORTHWEST
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST  /  12:00 - 3:00 PM EST
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm EDT

BIRMINGHAM
Research and Development Tax Incentives Webinar 
 
BRITISH AMERICAN BUSINESS
 
LEAP FORWARD: The 2021 European-American Business Trends Series - Live Healthier 
Biotechnology, gene therapy and the use of artificial intelligence are changing the face of healthcare, with European and American firms at the forefront of research, development, and commercialization. Start-up ventures now compete around the world with entrenched players to develop the next lifesaving treatment. Policy and ethical issues are stirring considerable debate in European-American life sciences circles, while many are seeing investment opportunities that attract global capital.
PHILADELPHIA
 
30th Anniversary Celebration Featuring Ambassador Pierce & A Taste of Wales NEW TO LIST
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:00 - 5:00 PM EST
The British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia has been connecting professionals and building transatlantic business ties between the US and the UK for three decades. You are cordially invited to this first in a series of three programs honoring our 30th anniversary. 
 
BRITISH AMERICAN BUSINESS

 
 
RESOURCES/NEWS
 
The U.S. Embassy Consular team continues to update relevant travel and visa sections on their website.
 
 

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Event date: 06-02-2020 6:00 pm
Event End Date: 06-30-2021 8:00 pm