We held our Annual Garden Party on September 8 and it was a great time, as usual. During this event, British Consul General Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford reiterated the importance of BABC-GA as the UK continues to grapple with the impact of the Brexit vote. We express our gratitude to Jeremy for his ongoing support and opening his residence to us for this special event. You may view photos from the event by clicking here.
The First Minister of Wales, Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones, made a visit to the US last week and the Board of BABC-GA hosted a lunch for him. We shared our experiences of doing business in the southeast, and he shared examples of Welsh companies expanding over here. The drive of the Welsh government to expand business into our region and offer attractive incentives to companies considering Wales as a European base is a reflection of the increasing maturity of Wales as an excellent business location. We anticipate doing more with the Welsh Office over the coming months and years. Please see below for more information about his visit.
Our Events Committee has been diligently planning several interesting events for the remainder of 2016. More information about each of these is below. I look forward to seeing you at one of our events soon.
Investing in the UK
Next Week! September 23, 7:15 a.m.
Thompson Hine, Buckhead
Join us for a networking breakfast, graciously hosted by Thompson Hine at their Buckhead office. We will have a panel discussion with some fantastic guests: UK Department for International Trade, Welsh Government, UK attorneys, and more. This is sure to be fascinating and thought-provoking.
More Details and Registration
Pub Night: Ri Ra
October 4, 2016 5:30 p.m.
Ri Ra Irish Pub, Midtown
Find your way to the Legendary BABC-Georgia Pub Night at Ri Ra in midtown from 5:30-8:00 p.m.The service is top notch and you will enjoy being treated like royalty in this old world Irish pub. Bring a guest and expand your networks while having a little fun.
Knowledge Share Forum
October 18, 2016 6:00 p.m.
City Club of Buckhead
Our Knowledge Share Forums always get rave reviews from attendees! Save the date for this evening of networking and education. The Events Committee is finalizing the details, and we will update you as soon as they are finalized.
International Golf Classic
November 8, 2016
Country Club of Roswell
Gather a team for an exciting day of golf, networking, and prizes. Sponsorship Opportunities are Available, beginning at $300! Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
$150 per player
$600 per 4 person team
More Details and RegistrationOther Notable Events
Cybercon: September 27
Cybercon 2016 brings together business, governmental and academic leaders to discuss the continually evolving cybersecurity landscape. Join us for a conference filled with practical, actionable sessions on cybersecurity issues. More Info
Atlanta Pride: October 9
The British Consulate General Atlanta is proud to participate
in Atlanta Pride 2016.
Join us for breakfast, the parade march and a post-parade reception. We will raffle off amazing prizes courtesy of Virgin Atlantic and W Hotels, then march through downtown Atlanta sporting Union Jacks and rainbows! More Info
Bound for the UK: December 1
BABC-Georgia is proud to co-sponsor this event, alongside Corporate Member Arnall Golden Gregory.
BABC Christmas Luncheon: December 16
Join us for Christmas crackers, turkey with trimmings and Christmas pudding. And of course, the famous 12 Days of Christmas Performance! This year's luncheon will be held at City Club of Buckhead.