Business Networking Events

We produce over 100 business networking events each year such as exclusive, C-Suite meetings with corporate and government leaders to business briefings and professional forums covering a broad array of global business issues ranging from innovation and social media to sustainability and sovereign debt. Our events program hosts a vast number of social/client entertainment occasions to foster global business networking opportunities for members.

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Chairman’s Reception with Chris Perry, President of Global Sales, Broadridge Financial Solutions

September 5 | 6:00 – 7:30 PM
By invitation only

Join us for a reception hosted by BritishAmerican Business’ Chairman, Chris Perry, President of Global Sales, Broadridge Financial Solutions. Network for lite bites and drinks while kicking off the fall programming!

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The Value of AI: Getting the Human + Machine Equation Right

September 13 | 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Location TBD

The advent of artificial intelligence is one of the most contentious topics facing businesses today. Balancing opportunities against the risks of a these still   emerging technologies is a fundamental challenge that business leaders must confront in order not to be swept aside in the oncoming industrial sea change. BritishAmerican Business welcomes industry leaders to discuss this topic and emerging AI technology’s effect on the business landscape and society.

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Emerging Markets

September 20 | 8:30 – 10:00 AM

BritishAmerican Business convenes industry leaders to discuss opportunities in the new emerging markets.

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Leadership Forum: Leading Winning Cultures

September 25 | 4:30 – 7:30 PM

BritishAmerican Business’ Leadership Forum delegates will convene to explore the leadership qualities it takes to create organizational change. The session will be led by Rick Dzavik, Managing Director of Q5.

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Beyond #MeToo: Moving from Awareness to Action

September 26 | 8:00 – 10:00 AM
The Library at the Public Theater | 425 Lafayette Street

The #MeToo movement has elevated our awareness of sexual misconduct in every industry, given credibility to the voices of victims, and increased the consequences for offenders. Now we must ask: what comes next and how do we make permanent change? Join us for a breakfast discussion that will explore how both businesses and nonprofits can effect long-lasting change internally and externally.

Topics will include: Creating a culture of gender parity, support and respect within your organization; Systemic approaches to closing gaps in gender equity; Investing in women and girls.

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European-American Chamber of Commerce Boat Cruise Fall Networking Event

September 27 | 6:00 – 9:00 PM
“The Duchess,” Hudson’s World Yacht, World Yacht Marina Pier 81, West 41st Street at Hudson River (12th Avenue)

It’s that time of year again! The European American Chamber of Commerce (EACC) Fall Networking Boat Cruise is coming up on September 27th. Join us and 350 professionals from all across Europe for a breathtaking sunset networking cruise on the Hudson River. Get your tickets now for this prime networking opportunity where you will enjoy a buffet dinner, an open bar and spectacular views while mingling with international executives.

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BAB Accelerate Dinner Series

October 2 | 6:00 – 8:00 PM
The Wayfarer | 101 W 57th Street

Launching in Fall 2018, BAB is excited to introduce BAB Accelerate, a ‘club within a club,’ for smaller inbound and outbound businesses, start-ups and entrepreneurial ventures looking to grow and/or establish themselves in and around NYC and across the pond.

A regular dinner series housed in midtown Manhattan, BAB Accelerate will feature prominent guest speakers that will dispense practical, inspirational, and compelling  information to the entrepreneurial audience in attendance.  Dinner guests can expect a comfortable, collaborative, and casual networking environment as they learn how to thrive in the crowded NYC business

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Ambassadorial Briefing with the European Permanent Representatives to the United Nations

October 2 | 8:30 – 10:30 AM
Location TBD

Together with our partners at the European-American Chamber of Commerce, BritishAmerican Business is delighted to welcome the European Permanent Representatives to the United Nations.

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 2018 Transatlantic Business Awards Dinner 

October 9 | 6:30 – 9:30 PM
The Pierre Hotel | 2 East 61st Street

BritishAmerican Business’ Transatlantic Business Awards Dinner is the premier gala event of the transatlantic business calendar and regularly attracts an audience of more than 500 senior business and government executives from both sides of the Atlantic.

Each year, BritishAmerican Business uses the occasion to present prestigious Transatlantic Business Awards to the leaders of two major multinational companies for their leadership in transatlantic business, and Special Awards to other distinguished business leaders for their achievements in particular fields.

 

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THE STIR: Seeking Synergies: Part 2

October 25 | 6:00 – 8:00 PM
By invitation only

In partnership with HSBC and Broadridge Financial Solutions, BritishAmerican Business will convene women’s ERGs and other members deeply invested in gender diversity & inclusion from across our networks to connect and find mutual synergies. Attendees will become active participants and engage in structured networking intended to spark compelling, intimate conversations on the common diversity & inclusion challenges and successes that our members experience in the workforce, with the greater vision that participants carry these collectively raised insights back to their D&I work in their respective companies.

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CEO Roundtable with Dan Glaser, CEO, Marsh & MClennan

October 30 | 8:00 – 9:30 AM
By invitation only

We are delighted to welcome Dan Glaser, CEO, Marsh & Mclennan for an exclusive, off-the-record, discussion.

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World Business Forum

November 14-15 | 8:00 AM – 5:15 PM
David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center NYC | 10 Lincoln Center Plaza

The World Business Forum is a two-day transformational experience event that attracts more than 2,000 senior executives from across the US and beyond who come to network, get inspired, and learn from an unparalleled lineup of business thought leaders and practicioners.

This year the World Business Forum will be celebrating the Exponential age: an age of movements, of possibility, of empowerment, of impact. It will be the perfect opportunity for sharing knowledge and ideas on the latest trends in business.

The program will feature top level keynote speakers such as former GE CEO Jeff Immelt, Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman, renowned entrepreneur Arianna Huffington, emotional intelligence pioneer Dan Goleman and marketing maven Seth Godin among others.

 

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2018 Fall Pub Quiz

November 1 | 6:30 – 8:30 PM
The Churchill Tavern | 45 East 28th Street

Think You’re Clever? Prove it at our Pub Quiz. Now taking reservations for teams – creative names encouraged! Prizes will be awarded for 1st Place, 2nd Place and most creative team name.

  • At least one (1) member of the team must represent a BAB member company
  • Maximum four (4) per team
  • Maximum of two (2) teams per member company
  • First drink is on us!
  • Entry fee: $100 per team
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CEO Roundtable with Lee Olseky, CEO, Tradeweb

November 20 | 8:00 – 9:30 AM
By invitation only

We are delighted to welcome Lee Olseky, CEO, Tradeweb, for his exclusive, off-the-record, discussion.

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Brexit Update

November TBD | 8:30 – 10:00 AM

Chief Brexit negotiator for the European Union, Michael Barnier, penciled in October 18-19, 2018 as the deadline to strike a deal on the United Kingdom’s departure from the bloc on 29 March 2019. Will the governments reach a withdrawal treaty by this mid-October timeline, in time for ratification in January 2019? Or will negotiations stretch on, heightening the chances of a “no-deal” Brexit? And how would either of these developments impact the commercial sectors in the UK and the US? BritishAmerican Business brings together key experts to discuss the ongoing developments of the Brexit negotiations, the broad contours of what the emerging UK-EU and UK-US may look like, and their ramifications on transatlantic business.

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Annual Holiday Luncheon

December 7 | 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM
The Pierre Hotel | 2 east 61st Street at 5th Avenue

Invite clients and colleagues for an afternoon of entertainment, prizes, and merriment. Join us for an English countryside themed traditional luncheon, as we take you home for the holidays. BritishAmerican Business’ annually anticipated Holiday Luncheon is one of the premier events of the transatlantic business calendar and regularly attracts an audience of more than 400 senior business and government executives from both sides of the Atlantic.  Each year, BritishAmerican Business uses the occasion to celebrate the holiday season with our supporters and raise funds for The British American Business Foundation, Inc.

 

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Sponsorship & Hosting Opportunities

From exclusive and intimate discussions to all-member networking receptions, let us engage you further by partnering to promote your brand through sponsorship or hosting of one of our programs.

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Affiliated Events

A BritishAmerican Business Affiliated Program provides member companies with the opportunity to promote their individual events directly to our unrivaled membership base. With BritishAmerican Business as a marketing partner, we welcome the opportunity to work with our Members, on both sides of the Atlantic, to promote non-BAB events to our extensive network.

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Leadership Forum Welcome Reception

August 2
6:00 - 7:30 PM
By invitation only

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Summer Rooftop Networking Reception

July 25
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Laura Devine Attorneys | 295 Madison Avenue, 44th Floor (Entrance on 41st Street)

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Breakfast with Manchester City Football Club ''The Business of Global Soccer''

July 25
8:00 - 9:30 AM
By invitation only

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Opportunities to Grow your Science and Technology Business in the UK

July 24
1:00 - 2:30 PM
NAI Global | 717 5th Avenue

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CEO Rountable with Bill Thomas, Global Chairman of KPMG

July 17
8:00 - 9:30 AM
By invitation only

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NYCFC Soccer Match & Networking Reception

July 11
6:00 - 8:30 PM
Yankee Stadium | 1 E 161st, Bronx NY

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Ambassadorial Briefing with Ambassador Karen Pierce

July 10
5:45 - 8:00 PM
KPMG | 345 Park Avenue

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THE STIR: Seeking Synergies: Conversations On Gender Balance & Diversity

June 20
6:00 - 8:00 PM
By invitation only

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Innovation Conference 2018 | Reinventing Corporate Success In The Age of Uncertainty

June 19
1:00 - 6:00 PM
Hearst | 300 West 57 Street

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EACC Pitch & Mix Night

June 14
6:30 - 9:00 PM
Poggenpohl New York Downtown Kitchen Design Studio | 270 Park Ave South

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New Member Open House

June 13
5:30 - 7:00 PM
By invitation only

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BABC Transatlantic Business Conference 2018

June 6-8
8:00AM - 10:00 PM

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A Dialogue with Lieutenant Governor Kathleen C. Hochul

May 31
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Santander Bank | 45 E 53rd Street

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EACC Annual Central Park Boathouse Reception

May 24
6:00 - 9:00 PM
The Loeb Boathouse | East 72nd Street & Central Park Drive

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Leadership Forum: Session 5 | Resilience: It’s Not Just Bouncing Back

May 23
4:30 - 7:30 PM
By invitation only

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Future-Proofing Talent: The New Rules for Engaging “Generation Next”

May 22
5:30 - 7:30 PM
EY Wavespace | 841 Broadway (Union Square)

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CEO Roundtable With Mark Makepeace, Chief Executive of FTSE Group

May 15, 2018
12:00 - 2:00 PM
By invitation only

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City of London Breakfast Meeting

May 11
8:30 - 10:00 AM
By invitation only

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2018 Spring Pub Quiz

May 2
6:30 - 8:30 PM
The Churchill Tavern | 45 East 28th Street

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Next Level Marketing: Where Can't We Go?

April 25
8:30 - 10:00 AM
FIRST | 630 9th Avenue

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All-Members Networking Reception with Jaguar Land Rover

April 19
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Jaguar land Rover Manhattan | 787 11th Avenue

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Executive Assistants Reception

April 11
6:00 - 7:30 PM
AKA Central Park | 42 West 58th Street

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Brexit Reality Check

April 10
8:30 - 10:00 AM
DLA Piper | 1251 6th Avenue

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Tartan Week Single Cask Whisky Tasting In Partnership With The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

April 5
6:30 - 8:00 PM
By Invitation Only

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Getting to Grips with the GDPR: Enhancing Data Security & Privacy to Grow Business

March 29
5:30 - 7:30 PM
Location: A.T. Kearney | 7 Times Square

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Briefing with Liam Fox, U.K. Secretary of State for International Trade

March 16
2:30 - 3:30 PM
Location: Thomson Reuters | 3 Times Square

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All-Members Networking Reception

March 1
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Location: Proper West | 54 W 39th St

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The Stir | The Inclusion Imperative: Business Cases for Diversity in Practice

February 27
8:00 - 9:30 AM
Location: Y&R | 3 Columbus Circle

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SME Forum | Setting Up Shop 2: Breaking Ground in a New Market

February 7
8:00 - 10:00 AM
Location: WithumSmith + Brown | 1411 Broadway

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CEO Roundtable with John Pettigrew

February 14 | 8:00 - 9:30 AM
Hosted By: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
By Invitation Only

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Tax Reform: Understanding the Impact to Mobility and Rewards Programs

February 7
9:00 - 10:30 AM

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Leadership Forum | Learning Burst: Leadership Communication Skills

February 6
4:30 - 7:30 PM

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Washington Insight | The New Cold War: Information & Security from a Different Lens

January 30
8:00 - 9:30 AM
A.T. Kearney | 7 Times Square
Sponsored By: Alston & Bird

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Ambassadorial Briefing with Joao Vale de Almeida

January 18, 2018
8:00 - 9:30 AM
Location: KPMG|345 Park Avenue

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Managing Global Mobility Challenges: Brexit & The Trump Administration

January 17, 2018
8:00 - 9:30 AM
Gibney Anthony & Flaherty | 665 Fifth Avenue

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CEO Fireside Chat with Andy Polansky & Adam Goldstein

January 11, 2018
8:00 - 9:30 AM

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2017 Annual Christmas Luncheon

``A Curious Christmas``
December 8, 2017
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
The Pierre | 2 East 61st Street

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Holiday Networking Soiree

November 30
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Paul Stuart | Madison Ave E 45th St

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Leadership Forum | 2017: Session 3

November 14, 2017
4:30 - 7:30 PM

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CEO Roundtable with David Miliband

November 2
8:30 - 10:00 AM

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Fall Pub Quiz 2017

November 1, 2017
6:00 - 8:30 PM
The Churchill Tavern | 45 East 28th Street

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CEO Roundtable with Peter Grauer, Bloomberg, L.P.

October 31, 2017
8:00 - 9:30 AM

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The Stir | From the Backroom to the Front Lines: Fighting for Gender Equality in STEM

October 24, 2017
8:00 - 9:30 AM
AT Kearney

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Annual General Meeting & Reception 2017

October 25, 2017
5:00 - 7:15 PM
Debevoise & Plimpton | 919 Third Avenue

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Transatlantic Business Awards Dinner 2017

October 18, 2017
6:30 - 9:30 PM
The Pierre | 2 East 61st Street

Recent Affiliated Events

USA v Ireland Rugby Match

June 10, 2017

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International Festival of Business 2016

13th June - 1 July 2016

Mobility Roundtable

March 29, 2016

London Irish v. Saracens

March 12, 2016