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British-American Business Council Houston
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This Week at BABC
14 - 18 April 2014 

 
 

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Calendar 

TONIGHT! Business Networking Social
Day: Thursday 17-Apr-14 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Local Pour 1952 W. Gray Houston 77019
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SABA Reception
Day: Thursday 24-Apr-14 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Wyndham Hotel Energy 14703 Park Row Houston, TX 77084
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Houston Celtic Festival and Highland Games
Day: Saturday 26-Apr-14 9:00 AM to Sunday 27-Apr-14 6:00 PM
Location: Houston Farm and Ranch Club 1 Abercrombie Houston, TX 77084
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Houston Grampian/BABC Offshore Technology Conference Kickoff Breakfast
Registration managed by Houston Grampian Association
Day
: Saturday 3-May-14 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Location: Hilton Houston Post Oak 2001 Post Oak Blvd Houston, Tx 77056
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The British American Foundation of Texas Awards Ceremony
Day: Tuesday 6-May-14 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Federal Reserve Building 1801 Allen Parkway Houston 77019
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Horizon 2020 - The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation
Day: Wednesday 7-May-14 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: TBA
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2014 BABC Annual Transatlantic Business Conference
Day: Tuesday 20-May-14 8:30 AM to Thursday 22-May-14 5:30 PM
Location: INTERCONTINENTAL BUCKHEAD HOTEL 3315 Peachtree Road NE Atlanta, GA 30305
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Rugby Match - USA Eagles vs. Scotland
Day: Saturday 7-Jun-14 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: BBVA Compass Stadium 2200 Texas Avenue Houston, TX 77003
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5th Annual BABC International Business Awards Luncheon
Sponsor: Wood Group PSN Houston Business Journal
Day: Wednesday 8-Oct-14 11:00 AM to 1:15 PM
Location: Royal Sonesta Hotel
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The Pearly Gala - Cor Blimey, it's the BABC Gala!
Day: Friday 21-Nov-14 6:30 PM to 1:00 AM
Location: The Westin Galleria 5060 W. Alabama Houston, TX 77056
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Hello ,

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

The BABC Annual Transatlantic Conference is coming up quickly on 22 May. This year's conference is being hosted by the Atlanta chapter. If you are planning on attending, please get your reservations in ASAP. 
 

Attend For Business Growth

  • Connect with business leaders and senior decision makers from the UK and US
  • Promote your brand and raise your profile among a transatlantic audience
  • Benefit from 1 – 1 meetings with experts in transatlantic trade and investment

Who Else Will Be Attending?

  • Senior executives actively engaged in transatlantic business
  • Business leaders planning to engage in transatlantic business
  • Senior professionals interested in gaining market intelligence across a wide range of transatlantic business topics
  • Professionals looking to raise their profile and gain powerful business connections in the corporate market both in the UK and North America

BABC 2013Many leaders of the world’s largest multinational companies are BABC members, so you will be mixing with some big international hitters, leading politicians and local business leaders and opinion formers. 

 

 


Articles
 
BABC Investment News - April 2014
BABC Investment News April 2014 1. Economic Indicators: · UK / London · US / NY · Euro Zone 2. Investment/Economic Indicators: · UK / US / Europe / Global 3. UK/US Exports/Imports 4. UK/EU & Non-EU Exports/Imports 5. New... [More Info]
 
BABC Policy Focus - April 2014
BABC Policy Focus April 2014 POLICY ACTIONS: Priorities for TTIP: In our submission to Karel de Gucht, EC Commissioner for Trade, and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative, we urged them to energetically pursue an ambitious and wide-ranging scope for the projected EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP); stressed the fundamental importance of TTIP for the services sector; and outlined some key priorities for the negotiations, including market access, regulatory... [More Info]
 
U.S. immigration options for British companies
The brochure outlines the various options available to UK businesses, and to offer guidance on whether a non-immigrant or an immigrant visa is appropriate. Document U.S. immigration options for British companies PDF, 1.49MB, 11 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology.Request a different format. If you use assistive technology and need a version of this document in a more accessible format please email digital@ukti.gsi.gov.uk... [More Info]
 
UK Trade & Investment at the Offshore Technology Conference 2014
UK Trade & Investment at the Offshore Technology Conference 2014 Registration is now open for the UKTI Programme at OTC 2014 UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is undertaking a high-profile series of events in Houston promoting the UK's... [More Info]
 
News from Members
 
H-1B Visa Quotas Update - Dunbar Harder LLP
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it has received approximately 172,500 initial H-1B petitions during the 2015 fiscal year H-1B filing period that began on April 1, 2014. Initial H-1B visas are limited by an annual quota. The current number of available H-1B visas is set at 85,000 per fiscal year. Of these, 20,000 are reserved for graduates with an advanced degree from a U.S. institution and an additional 6,800 are set aside for various free trade agreements. ... [More Info]

Resumes
 
Event Co-ordinator
Release Date: Thursday 3-Apr-14 11:00 AM
I would ideally like to start a role within a well established events team. My ideal job would include duties such as meeting clients to... [More Info]
 
International Markets - Business Davelopment/Sales
Release Date: Tuesday 18-Mar-14 11:00 PM
Seeking a role with a company that provides outstanding sales support, products, and services and needs the right people to place them. My... [More Info]

New Members 

SMALL BUSINESS MEMBERS 


Salamanca Group - Alan Lambert, Vice President, Business Development, North America

Project Completion Management Inc - Bryan Wallace - President


INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS

Alvin Thomas 
 
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