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» September 22
CEO Series
Evening forum at the British Consulate-General to meet Steve Holliday, Chief Executive, National Grid

» October 1
Financial Series
Breakfast forum with Phillip J Clark founder of EPOCH.

» October 13
CEO Series
Evening forum to meet Nigel Travis, CEO of Dunkin Donuts

» October 15
EU Connection
"Green technology in Europe lessons learned" Panel discussion

» October 25
NFL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers v New England Patriots

» November 3
Life sciences lunch

» November 10
Boston Cleantech Venture Day

» November 17
Energy & Environment Committee Series

(Public Capital in the US/UK: What is it and How to Get it?) Evening Forum.

» December 1
CEO Series
In collaboration with New England Canada Business Council. Evening forum to meet Tony Zook, President, MedImmune, CEO, North America, AstraZeneca

» December 4
23rd Annual Christmas Extravaganza,
Lunch at the Harvard Club of Boston. Marketing/sponsorship opportunities available

» January 15 2010
Fist annual ski day

To view the full calendar please visit our website here.

Fall Events

Dear Members and Friends:

We hope you had a good summer and look forward to welcoming you at our fall events, details of which are attached. These include:
  • Our CEO Series, chaired by Professor John Quelch, HBS, Chairman of BABCNE
  • Environment & Energy Committee forums, chaired Alexander Taft, National Grid
  • A Life Sciences lunch, coordinated by Malcolm Burwell, BABCNE Board member
  • Our eagerly anticipated 23rd Christmas luncheon
In the "works":
A monthly Young Professional gathering beginning October 29th. For more information, please contact:
Paul Wicks at:

And a BABCNE Ski day in January 2010. If interested please contact the office at:

Other events will be added as the season progresses. Reservations for all events can be made on-line at: or by fax: 617. 720.4331
September 22
"The Utilities of the Future: Challenges & Opportunities".
Evening forum with Steve Holliday, CEO, National Grid.
October 1
"The Past, the Present & the Future of Capital Markets."
Breakfast forum at the British Consulate-General with J. Phillip Clark, Founder, Epoch.

October 13
"The future of the US/UK Relationship - from both sides of the pond".
Evening forum to meet Nigel Travis, CEO, Dunkin Brands

October 25
NFL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers v New England Patriots at Wembley Stadium, UK
NFL Tickets and Packages on sale.
November 3
"Direct Investment Programs in Massachusetts and the UK: Creating Clusters of Excellence in the Life Sciences".
Lunch with Susan Windham-Bannister, President, MLSC and Ann Grover, Board Member, UK's Technology Strategy Board. Chair: Peter Wirth, EVP Legal & Corporate Development, Genzyme


November 10
Direct Boston Cleantech Venture Day
EU Chambers of Commerce in NE are organizing the 2nd Venture Day to assist European Cleantech companies to explore and take advantage of opportunities in the US. European firms have much to offer their American counterparts in many key Cleantech areas and NE is a focal point for much of this activity. For details, and to register, please visit:
December 4
23rd Annual Christmas Luncheon
Join us for our festive gathering of merriment and networking! Make this your company party...CELEBRATE clients and employees...Let us do the work while you focus on business outreach.

Showcase your company to this targeted audience of executives involved in US/UK trade by:
  • Sponsoring the festive touches that make this event so unique
  • Donating a raffle prize
For details contact the BABCNE office.

Take advantage of the Early Bird price and book your table by October 1.
January 15, 2010
First BABCNE annual ski day.
Come join us for a day of fun at Loon Mountain

The day will consist of fun for all; skiing, snowboarding, x-country skiing, snowshoeing and much more.  We will hold an afternoon race on the Loon race track  - maybe Brits against the Americans?

The price includes lift tickets, continental breakfast, deli lunch, après ski party with cash bar and our own slope side lodge for the day!

Let us know if you are interested by September 26! We need to have an idea of numbers so that we can confirm the preferential rate, if there is enough interest and negotiate a weekend package.

Marketing Opportunities/Membership Perks

Would you like to be considered for a unique marketing opportunity? The BABC-NE chapter is currently accepting proposals from member companies who would like to offer their services to fellow members of the BABC network at special rates.

The BABC Members Discount Program offers opportunity for exposure to over 10,000 executives involved in transatlantic trade. If you would like to participate, please email the BABCNE office. To learn more about the benefits already offered, please visit the network website here.