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British-American Business Council Houston
More than just business...and British
This Week at BABC
29 April - 3 May 2013 

OTC Scottish Breakfast
Sponsor: Houston Grampian Association and BABC Houston
Day: Saturday 4-May-13 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Location: Hilton Post Oak
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UKTI @ OTC 13th Annual UK Energy Excellence Reception
Sponsor: UK Trade and Investment
Day: Monday 6-May-13 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: HIlton Post Oak 2001 Post Oak Blvd Houston, TX 77056
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BAFTX 6th Annual Awards Banquet
Day: Wednesday 8-May-13 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: The Federal Reserve 1801 Allen Parkway Houston, TX 77019
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BABC Annual Transatlantic Conference
Day: Wednesday 15-May-13 8:30 AM to Friday 17-May-13 2:00 PM
Location: International Convention Centre (ICC) Birmingham, England
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NEW!! An Evening with the Irish Rugby Team
Day: Tuesday 4-Jun-13 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: Reliant Center
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Lost Afternoon Rugby Luncheon
Day: Friday 7-Jun-13 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Royal Sonesta Hotel 2222 West Loop South Houston, T 77056
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Hello [firstname],

Welcome to the BABC - Houston newsletter of upcoming events, articles, jobs and more from our membership.

The 4th Annual BABC International Business Awards programme kicked off with a reception graciously and generously hosted by Hotel Granduca last week for sponsors and previous finalists. Judging from the excitement in the room we are looking at another great competition. We are grateful to have our returning Presenting Sponsor United Airlines and Platinum Sponsor Wood Group PSN on board. Other sponsorship opportunities will be out to you soon.
A small change in procedure this year, if you would like to enter your company or a client or partner company, we have a one page entry request form for you to fill out. Send it back and we will send the full application to the contact you give us. The form can be downloaded here.
I know we all have a big week coming up with the Offshore Technology Conference. Many of the pre-conference events are starting today. Remember that BABC will be at the Hilton Post Oak Monday morning doing one on ones with UKTI. We will also be on the floor of the conference Monday afternoon and most of the day Tuesday and Wednesday. If you would like to meet for a quick BABC overview of the UK presence at the conference or discuss other BABC opportunities call our cell phone 832-351-3940 anytime during the conference. 
Happy Conferencing! 



The Houston Dynamo vs. Stoke City FC in the BBVA Compass Dynamo Charity Cup
Having trouble viewing this email? Click here Dynamo Charities, presented by the Halliburton Charitable Foundation, announced today that the Houston Dynamo and Stoke City F.C. of England will meet in the fifth BBVA Compass Dynamo Charitites Cup at 8 p.m. CT on July 24 at BBVA Compass Stadium. Tickets are available today by clicking here or by calling 713-276-GOAL. Check out the video! The BBVA Compass Dynamo Charities Cup, benefitting Dynamo... [More Info]
UK to Texas: Get serious about climate change
The United Kingdom views climate change as an economic and national security risk and would like to see Texas take more action on the issue, according to a representative from the British Consulate in Houston. Testimony on the U.K.'s position was given at Monday's House Committee on International Trade and Intergovernmental Affairs meeting to consider the impact of global climate change, following passage last week of House Bill 788 in which anamendment to include reference to climate change... [More Info]


Business Relations Officer
Company: Advancial Federal Credit Union
Responsibilities: The person selected for this position cultivates relationships at Select Employer Groups (SEGs) to maintain Advancial's... [More Info]


New Members
Squire Sanders - Small Business - Steven Harris; Laura Porter; Greg Wehrer
Posey Parker - Individual Member 

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