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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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Turner and Townsend Trestle - Out now! How to maximise programme performance?

360°view - the performance perspective The latest issue of our global thought leadership magazine 360°view assesses how to plug the productivity gap, offering a series of perspectives on how we can better predict and enhance the performance of projects and programmes across real estate, infrastructure and natural resources. With views from experts working on major projects all over the world, this issue of 360°view examines how we can predict, measure and enhance the performance of major projects and programmes across the globe. Read more

November 2017 BABC Trade & Investment Update

Looking back at November, we have seen progress during the second session of the UK-US Trade and Investment Working Group on closer partnerships in intellectual property, advancement of SME business and further relevant topics for companies seeking to trade and invest across the Atlantic. Moreover, the UK Government has released up-to-date balance of payments data for the fiscal year 2016 (Learn more here). With the festive season just around the corner, we encourage you to look at the wide range of events and receptions taking place across the BABC network. Check out the Upcoming Events section below or the BABC website for more information on ongoing events and activities. Our transatlantic network grows every day. Join us and get in touch at Read more

Unlocking the Commercial Potential of Virtual and Augmented Reality

On Wednesday November 15th the BABC hosted the “Unlocking the commercial potential of VR and AR at the stunning Silicon Foundry offices in the heart of San Francisco. The event was sponsored by Penningtons Manches, Grant Thornton, Silicon Valley Bank and the Royal Bank of Scotland and proved to be a fantastic success with over 50 attendees. The event began with a hour for introductions and networking, with attendees being able to experience VR technology first hand thanks to demonstrations from Portico studios and Baobab studios. Portico make use of Virtual Reality as a training mechanism for soft skills, and their demonstration involved training users to check a guest into a Virtual hotel. Baobab studios are world renowned for their immersive VR movies, and guests of the event enjoyed one of their most recent productions. 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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