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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.
After considerable negotiation and consultation, the final text of the geo-blocking Regulation has now been agreed and published in the Official Journal of the European Union. The Regulation will stop most companies from preventing access to national versions of their websites within the EU. Published on 2 March 2018, the Regulation takes effect from 3 December 2018 and addresses “unjustified” geo-blocking and other forms of discrimination based on customers’ nationality, place of residence or place of establishment. Underlying all the requirements of the Regulation is the principle of non-discrimination; meaning that, where a customer wishes to access and buy services from a national website, they should be treated in the same way as customers physically based in that Member State. What does it mean in practice for your business? Read more
On Thursday March 15th, the BABC hosted its 4th annual Global Words of Wisdom event. This year the focus was on artificial intelligence, with an impressive panel of experts from various fields providing their perspectives on the many aspects of the AI topic, including current trends and applications of AI, issues we have seen or may expect to see with AI, and some predictions for what the future of AI might look like.Read more
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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…
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!”
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.
Regional Sales Director at Truphone
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