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British American Business Center (BABC) Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce - Transatlantic DivisionJune 27, Birmingham, UK

British American Business Council (BABC) Annual Transatlantic Conference

The Transatlantic conference is happening in Birmingham in June.  Once a year the British American Business Council (:BABC) Network brings together companies of all its 23 chapters throughout the US, Canada and UK at its Annual Transatlantic Business Conferences, for a 2-day program of high-level business discussions and networking with businesses actively involved in transatlantic business or looking to grow in the North American market.
U.S. Embassy London Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs, Mr John Simmons, is scheduled to speak at the conference.

SME Dialogue July 2019

July 9, Bristol, UK

UK-U.S. SME Dialogue

The 4th UK-U.S. Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Dialogue will be held on July 9, 2019 in Bristol. The SME Dialogue is an ongoing exchange bringing SMEs and stakeholders on both sides of the Atlantic together with government officials to identify ways to deepen UK–U.S. trade and investment ties and strengthen cooperation on issues of mutual interest to SMEs. It also presents a chance to discuss the opportunities and obstacles posed by transatlantic trade. Click here for details and how to register for the 4th UK-U.S. SME Dialogue in Bristol.

Recent Events


SelectUSA Investment Summit 2019
SelectUSA Investment Summit 2019

June 10-12, 2019, Washington, DC
2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit

The SelectUSA Investment Summit is a time-saving mechanism for investors who are thinking about establishing or expanding operations in the United States.

The United States is a land of diverse opportunities; our consumer market, our workers, our technology, and our resources are vast and varied. This diversity means there are opportunities for nearly every company – from start-ups to medium-sized enterprises to multinationals.


Infosecurity Europe, London Olympia Exhibition Center
June 4-6, 2019


Everyone and everything you need to know about information and cyber security.  lnfosecurity Europe is the region’s largest and most comprehensive information security event.  Infosecurity Europe features:

  • over 400 exhibitors with the most diverse range of new products and services;
  • a far-reaching conference program and a host of networking events; and
  • over 15,500 infosecurity professionals.

The U.S. Commercial Service will be supporting U.S. exhibitors at Infosecurity Europe including those located in the U.S. Pavilion. International Trade Specialists from across Europe will also be available to connect U.S. suppliers with international buyers.


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Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019

June 4-5, The Hague, the Netherlands

Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019

To scale up your business, you need knowledge, a network, and funding. With all of these, powered by regulators, the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019 is the place to be.

This summer in the Netherlands, two thousand next generation entrepreneurs, investors and thought-leaders from around the world come together to invest in business and in future generations.


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