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This Week at BABC
03-07 February 2014 

 
 

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BABC Strategic Alliance Roundtable (StAR)
Sponsor: The EIC and The Holiday Inn Houston Energy Corridor
Day: Friday 7-Feb-14 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM
Location: The EIC 11490 Westheimer Rd #859 Houston, TX 77077
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BAFTx Wine Women and Song
Day: Saturday 8-Feb-14 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: The Omni Houston Hotel
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Granite PR - Aberdeen Houston Gateway
Sponsor: Granite PR
Day: Tuesday 4-Mar-14 6:45 AM to 9:00 AM
Location: Norris Conference Center - City Centre 816 Town & Country St #210 Houston, TX 77024
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British American Business: ENERGY - "Just how important is the resource boom for the US economy?"
Sponsor: United Airlines
Day: Wednesday 12-Mar-14 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Marriott Westchase 2900 Briarpark Houston, TX 77042
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BABC Royal Ascot Day
Sponsor: Wood Group PSN Two tables and 10 Individual tickets left
Day: Saturday 29-Mar-14 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: Sam Houston Race Park 7575 N Sam Houston Parkway W Houston, TX 77064
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Oilfield Cook-Off SOLD OUT
Sponsor: British-American Business Council Houston
Day:Thursday 1-May-14 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: Sam Houston Race Park 7575 North Sam Houston Pkwy W Houston, TX 77064
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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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Remember to join us at Big John's Sports Bar for the 6 Nations Rugby this weekend. Doors open at 7:30 am so you can enjoy a brilliant Irish breakfast before the match.
 

Saturday           Feb 8                08:30am                       Ireland vs Wales

Saturday           Feb 8                11:00pm                       Scotland vs England

Sunday             Feb 9                9:00am                         France vs Italy


Click here for the entire tournament schedule.
 


Articles 
 
UK floods: Army ready to get trains running
Army engineers could be mobilised to restore train services after Cornwall's rail link to the rest of the country was swept into the sea. The Transport Secretary has offered rail chiefs the help of the Armed Forces after a 30-yard stretch of the London-to-Penzance railway collapsed and washed away at Dawlish in Devon during heavy seas. Network Rail said it could up to six weeks to repair the line. David Cameron yesterday promised to do whatever is required to held flood-hit... [More Info]
 
UK weather: Britain battered by 90mph storms - and there’s worse to come
The incredible scene in Dawlish, Devon where a 50ft section of ground supporting a railway line has been washed away
Heavy rain and gale force winds continued to batter large swathes of the south of Britain on Thursday morning, leaving many areas at risk of further flooding. Two new turbulent weather systems were expected to bring high winds and rain in their wake, as the Met Office warned that a fresh wave of heavy rain would hit southern England and Wales from around 6am today. Up to 1.6ins (40mm) of rain is predicted to fall in the south coast today, where many areas are already drenched from... [More Info]
 
Member Discounts 
 
Houston Museum of Natural Science offers BABC Members a discount to the Magna Carta lecture series
HMNS is offering British American Business Council - Houston a discount to the Magna Carta lecture series. If you would like to attend and take advantage of this discount, please call the HMNS Box Office at 713.639.4629 and present coupon code Lec$5Off to the sales associate to receive $5 off the regular ticket price. (Discount not available online.) Magna Carta Lectures Magna Carta Lectures Tickets $18, Members $12 www.hmns.org/lectures A Universal Charter? The Legacy of... [More Info]
 
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