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Access to the right connections, markets, influence and intelligence is key to business success. High-quality access, on both sides of the Atlantic, is at the heart of the business advantage we offer.

We offer our members in Northern California practical business expansion opportunities by delivering high-caliber networking and marketing opportunities, top-quality business intelligence, regulatory advice, and the opportunity to achieve real business from the personal relationships they develop through their membership.

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Brexit – What Could Happen to My IP Rights?

Article 50 has been triggered and the UK will, most likely, leave the EU on 29 March 2019. Now that the countdown has begun, the focus has returned to assessing what Brexit will mean for businesses based, or trading, in the UK. This briefing considers the impact Brexit will have on IP portfolios that include EU-wide rights. The UK government has yet to provide any guidance for IP owners, or IP professionals, and so some of the content of this briefing is, unavoidably, an educated best guess. In addition, much depends on the outcome of the EU/UK exit negotiations. Read more

Personal Branding: How to Be Discoverable, Shareable, and Memorable in the Digital Age

​On Wednesday, the BABC Young Professionals Group held the first of two Career Development/Leadership workshops for 2017. The workshop helped attendees learn to become more Discoverable, Shareable and Memorable in the Digital Age through their Personal Branding. The workshop was held at the Accounting, Tax, Audit & Consulting firm BDO and was led by Mel Carson (Delightful Communications). Huge thanks to our host and to Jill Weiner from BDO for your support and taking care of all the fine details. Huge thanks also to our speaker for joining us from Seattle for what was indeed an inspiring and engaging workshop. The attendees learned a lot and left feeling inspired and motivated. Read more

Out Now! Turner & Townsend Trestle International Construction Market Survey 2017

In the most in-depth version of our annual survey yet, we have analyzed construction costs data from 43 markets around the world to help you gain greater insight into the global construction industry. Our analysis identifies a number of challenges facing the construction industry as we progress through this year, including skills shortages, exchange rate pressures and the need to improve productivity. Read more

Member Testimonials

iPresent is a UK based software company, that opened offices in the Bay Area almost 18 months ago. The company just became a new member with the BABC in San Francisco and is very pleased with the results. In the past 3 months…

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Ian Dunnington
VP, Enterprise Sales iPresent

“The BABC has produced tangible benefits for us, including significant customer generation, highly successful client entertainment and increased name visibility -- plus the membership knows how to have a great time!”

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Nicholas Unkovic, Esq.
Managing Partner Northern California - Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

BABC has done a great job in helping us promote ourselves to the British American community, and we're happy to say now that this month we've signed our first 3 contracts as a direct result of what we've gotten out of the BABC.

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Doug Graybeal
Regional Sales Director at Truphone

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