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September 22-16, 2014
 
 

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BABC Member SharpCloud Invites you to Houston Discovery Day
Day: Tuesday 30-Sep-14 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Location: Omni Houston Westside 13210 Katy Fwy Houston, TX 77079
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Strategic Alliance Round Table with the Houston Dynamo
FOR MEMBERS ONLY
Day
: Friday 3-Oct-14 7:30 AM to Friday 3-Oct-14 9:00 PM
Location: The EIC 11490 Westheimer #850 Houston, TX 77077
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NEW! EIC 5th Annual Sporting Clays Tournament & BBQ
Sponsor: The EIC
Day: Friday 3-Oct-14 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: American Shooting Centers 16500 Westheimer Parkway Houston, TX 77082
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5th Annual BABC International Business Awards Luncheon
Deadline Coming Soon!
Sponsor
: United Airlines 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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BABC Awards Sponsor Exclusive Cyber Security Breakfast
Day: Thursday 9-Oct-14 7:00 AM to Thursday 9-Oct-14 9:00 PM
Location: Scottish Development International - 1st floor training room 10375 Richmond Ave Houston, TX 77042
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NEW! BABC Member POSH Grand Opening
Sponsor: POSH
Day: Tuesday 14-Oct-14 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: POSH 1700 Post Oak Blvd., 1 Blvd Place Ste 270 Houston, TX 77056
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41st Annual British Festival
Sponsor: Daughters of the British Empire
Day: Saturday 1-Nov-14 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: One Fluor Daniel Dr. Sugar Land, TX 77478
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2014 Women's Global Leadership Conference in Energy BABC Discount Available
Day: Tuesday 4-Nov-14 8:30 AM to Wednesday 5-Nov-14 5:30 PM
Location: Hyatt Regency Houston
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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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 US/UK NEWS                                                                                              
Four Scottish clubs win Ryder Cup ‘Ultimate Venue’ status
Two golfers play a hole at St Fillans golf club, with a hill behind them.
Four clubs out of the nearly 600 in Scotland have been recognised for their efforts in going the extra mile and helping to build a legacy from The 2014 Ryder Cup. They have been named 'Ultimate Venues' in conjunction with Sky Sports, the competition's official broadcaster. ... [More Info]
 
Who do you think will come out on top at the Ryder Cup? Take our poll.
UK and US join forces to tackle cyber crime
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New government funding will help small businesses in the UK cyber sector to grow, collaborate and develop new solutions to tackle cyber threats, Business Secretary Vince Cable will announce today (16 September 2014). Speaking at the first ever US-UK Global Cyber Security Innovation Summit in London, the Business Secretary will announce a £4 million competition for UK cyber businesses to develop ideas to tackle cyber security threats. He will also announce the appointment of a cyber... [More Info]
 
BABC MEMBER NEWS                                                                              
 
Who are BABC's 2014 Large Corporate Finalists?

The 5th Annual BABC International Business Awards are fast approaching on October 8. October is Cyber Security month and we have a great keynote panel from NSS and Optimal Risk to fill you in on what the threats are out there and how they may affect your business.  So, just who are these companies who have made the cut to become finalists? ... [More Info]
 
The British are coming (to help Austin IT, creative businesses)
HaileighMeyers BritishConsul
Business dealings between Austin and the U.K. have become so robust that the British Consul General's office in Houston is relocating its head of information technology and creative media to Austin. That move is expected to help make life easier for Austin companies looking for business abroad and for British companies looking to open up shop in the Central Texas area. Haileigh Meyers, the Consul General's new representative in Austin, said her job will place her prominently in the local tech... [More Info]
 
Radical Changes to UK Pensions Legislation – What Does it Mean for Your Pension?

From April 2015, the UK government is proposing that those with UK defined contribution pensions should not be forced into buying annuities at retirement by their employer schemes. Those in such schemes, and personal pensions, should be able to access their pensions in full from age 55, subject to applicable taxation. The existing UK tax free lump sum of 25% of the value of the pension would continue to be available, with the balance of any funds then taken being taxed at the pension... [More Info]
 
 

RESUMES                                                                                                       
 
Business Development Associate
Release Date: Monday 8-Sep-14 5:00 PM
I'm currently looking for either a full-time or contract work as a business development associate, primarily focused on lead... [More Info]

NEW MEMBERS                                                                                          

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