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Upcoming events

    • 11 Feb 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • Atlanta Decorative Arts Center, 351 Peachtree Hills Avenue, NE


     

    Entertaining at Biltmore and Downton Abbey®

    Tuesday, February 11, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. reception | 10:30 a.m. lecture

    Tickets: $35 members & co-sponsors* | $45 non-members

    Location: Atlanta Decorative Arts Center, 351 Peachtree Hills Avenue, NE

    The entertainments at Biltmore House, Asheville N.C., built by George W. Vanderbilt, were a source of much intrigue for Gilded Age society. A New York columnist speculated, “There were house parties and private theatricals, and heaven knows what all.” Indeed, entertaining in a grand fashion was always central to the Vanderbilts and life at Biltmore. This winter, the historic estate continues the tradition by hosting Downton Abbey: The Exhibitionin celebration of the release of the long-awaited film. Biltmore Curator Leslie Klingner will describe the many parallels between life at America’s largest home and Downton’s beloved Highclere. Biltmore even had a British housekeeper, gardener, and butler—not Carson, but Harvey. From the breakfast tray delivered to your room, to a scrumptious afternoon tea in the Tapestry Gallery; and from an eight-course dinner for 38 guests, to retiring to the Billiard Room for cocktails, American and English country houses parties were sublime! Drawing from photos, letters, and journals held in the estate’s private archives, Leslie will share stories about the 20th-century country house fêtes. She will discuss the staff and family’s preparations, the fashionable set who attended, their attire, and the amusements they enjoyed. She will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the interactive exhibition while comparing entertaining in real life versus on screen.

    Register Here

    Use code: BABCGA20 for the co-sponsor price

    Leslie Klingner 

    Leslie Klingner is a design historian specializing in decorative art and material culture of the 19thand 20thcenturies. In 2006, Leslie became the Curator of Interpretation for Biltmore, the family home of the late George W. Vanderbilt. In this role, she shares in the curation and preservation of America’s largest home and creates historical tours, products, programming and exhibitions across the estate. Prior to her work with the Vanderbilt collection, Leslie served as a Lecturer at the Metropolitan Museum (2001-2009) and as Senior Educator and Academic Programs Coordinator for the Brooklyn Museum. Her recent co-curated exhibitions include A Vanderbilt House Party: The Gilded Age;Glamour on Board: Fashion from Titanicthe MovieFashionable Romance: Wedding Gowns in FilmDressing Downton: Changing Fashions for Changing Times; and The Vanderbilts at Home and Abroad. Beginning Nov 8th, Biltmore will be hosting Downton Abbey: The Exhibition, an interactive experience connecting visitors with the characters, fashions and historic events depicted in the global hit television show and new feature film.

    • 12 Feb 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Taco Mac Prado
    Register

    New Format!

    We're adding some extra *business* to our BBBs this year!

    There will be an opportunity for a member to sponsor each month's BBB.
    For $70, you will provide some light snacks for the group and when the food is delivered, you will have 5 minutes to speak to the group about yourself. This is a great opportunity to talk about what type of work you do, and who your ideal client would be. BBB Sponsors will be given plugs on social media, emails, and the website; as well as with signage at the event.

    In addition, please bring a business card. We will put all business cards in a bowl and each attendee will draw a name out of the bowl and will be responsible for making an effort during the upcoming month to connect with that person over coffee, lunch, a pint, or something else. Our goal is to help our members and non-members make meaningful connections! 

    There will now be a nominal fee of $10 for non-members to attend.

    This month's BBB will be held at Taco Mac at the Prado:
    5600 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs
    There is ample deck parking and a wide variety of restaurants for dinner after our event, if you're interested! 

    Note: BBBs in 2020 will be held on Wednesdays
    5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    We encourage registration in advance so that we may adequately prepare!

    • 19 Feb 2020
    • 7:30 AM
    • German Chamber


    Breakfast Roundtable: HR - Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace 

    Details TBD but this is a joint event with the German Chamber

    • 19 Mar 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • TBD

    Young Professionals Networking Drink

    Interested in expanding your network and connecting with other young professionals, entrepreneurs and small business owners?

    Mix and mingle with members of the Belgian, British, Danish, Dutch, German, Swedish and French business communities!

    More information and registration will be available soon!


    • 07 Apr 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • TBD
    Register

    ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

    On April 7, we will have our Annual General Meeting.
    We will welcome Jennifer Riis-Poulsen as the new President of the BABC. 

    Join us to approve the new board of directors and hear about some major changes that are underway for the BABC! The deadline to register is Friday, April 3. 
    This event is only for current members, so plan to join or renew your membership in order to participate in this event. This is always a fun, social event with some BABC-Georgia business thrown in. Light refreshments will be served. 


    • 15 Apr 2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • V.S.O.P Taproom Norcross

    Wine Tasting & Networking!

    Wednesday, April 15

    More information and registration will be available soon!

    • 16 Apr 2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • TBD

    Women's Series: Sustainability & Manufacturing
    Save the date! 
    Thursday, April 16, 2020

    • 20 Aug 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • TBD


    BABC-Georgia is partnering with The Netherlands American Chamber of Commerce, Belgian-American Chamber of the South, German-American Chamber of Commerce, Metro Atlanta Chamber, and Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce to bring you an International Spring Networking Event. 

    Last year's summer event was a huge success, and many of you requested we organize this more often, so... you spoke, we listened! Don't forget to bring a stack of business cards, as the networking opportunities are bountiful.  

    Thursday, August 20, 2020

    6:00 - 8:00 P.M.

    More details will be announced soon! 


    • 08 Oct 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • TBD

    Young Professionals Networking Drink

    Interested in expanding your network and connecting with other young professionals, entrepreneurs and small business owners?

    Mix and mingle with members of the Belgian, British, Danish, Dutch, German, Swedish and French business communities!

    More information and registration will be available soon!


Past events

08 Jan 2020 Beer, Business, & Banter
06 Dec 2019 Annual Christmas Luncheon
19 Nov 2019 Women's Series: Giving Back to the Community
12 Nov 2019 Beer, Business, & Banter
24 Oct 2019 Young Professionals After Work Drink
13 Oct 2019 Pride Parade
08 Oct 2019 Beer, Business, & Banter
08 Oct 2019 International Companies Workforce Symposium
18 Sep 2019 Downton Abbey
10 Sep 2019 Beer, Business, & Banter
15 Aug 2019 Summer Networking with Euro Chambers
09 Jul 2019 Beer, Business, & Banter
02 Jul 2019 Women's World Cup: England v USA
27 Jun 2019 Annual Garden Party
27 Jun 2019 Annual Transatlantic Conference 2019
13 Jun 2019 Educational Series: Lunch and Learn
18 May 2019 BABC vs GIACC Annual Cricket Match
14 May 2019 Beer, Business, & Banter
28 Apr 2019 ATL Nations Cup
26 Apr 2019 Networking Afternoon Tea
24 Apr 2019 Women's Series: Leading with Cultural Intelligence
18 Apr 2019 Monthly Networking Lunch
09 Apr 2019 Annual General Meeting
06 Apr 2019 Art Show & Wine Tasting
21 Mar 2019 Monthly Networking Lunch
20 Mar 2019 Exclusive Breakfast Event
14 Mar 2019 POSTPONED: Spring Networking with Euro Chambers
12 Mar 2019 Beer, Business, & Banter
11 Mar 2019 Women's Series: Women in Sports
25 Feb 2019 Lunch and Learn: Estate Planning
19 Feb 2019 Monthly Networking Lunch
12 Feb 2019 Beer, Business, & Banter
15 Jan 2019 Beer, Business, & Banter
30 Dec 2018 Mary Poppins Returns
07 Dec 2018 Annual Christmas Luncheon
12 Nov 2018 Women's Series: It Is an Art to Stay Feminine, Yet Powerful
29 Oct 2018 International Golf Classic
11 Oct 2018 Joint YOUNG PROFESSIONAL Networking Drink
02 Oct 2018 Pub Night
20 Sep 2018 Women's Series: Cyber Security Risks
13 Sep 2018 Top Golf
16 Aug 2018 After Work Summer Networking Drink
10 Aug 2018 Afternoon Networking Tea
11 Jul 2018 World Cup Semifinals: England vs Croatia
07 Jul 2018 England vs Sweden World Cup
28 Jun 2018 England v Belgium World Cup
24 May 2018 Springboard to Europe
19 May 2018 Royal Wedding Watch Party
30 Apr 2018 Women's Series: 5th Anniversary Celebration
17 Apr 2018 Annual General Meeting
15 Apr 2018 British Sporting Day
14 Apr 2018 The Choir Boys of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, England
14 Apr 2018 BABC vs GIACC Special Cricket Match
13 Apr 2018 Ethel & Ernest Film Screening hosted by the Welsh Government
13 Apr 2018 Atlanta BioTech Brits Luncheon
12 Apr 2018 Cheerio Cocktails for the Consul General
12 Apr 2018 Great British Weekend
26 Feb 2018 Women's Series: Philanthropy
25 Feb 2018 Oglethorpe Gala Sponsorships
24 Feb 2018 Oglethorpe Gala
30 Jan 2018 Pub Night: Ri Ra
24 Jan 2018 2018 Economic Outlook
18 Jan 2018 Differences between Journalism in Europe and the United States
08 Dec 2017 Annual Christmas Luncheon
07 Dec 2017 Women's Series: Immigration
05 Dec 2017 The Business & Diplomacy of Sport
15 Nov 2017 Atlanta + London = Payment Industry Leadership
12 Nov 2017 Cricket Match
30 Oct 2017 International Golf Classic
24 Oct 2017 YP International Networking Event
15 Oct 2017 Atlanta Pride 2017
03 Oct 2017 Top Golf
23 Sep 2017 Garden Party
29 Aug 2017 Women's Series: Self Defense
10 Aug 2017 Summer Social: Networking & Drinks
08 Jun 2017 Election Night Pub Night
01 Jun 2017 Springboard to Europe
17 May 2017 Immigration Evening
10 May 2017 Transatlantic Conference
06 May 2017 Oglethorpe Gala Raffle
06 May 2017 Oglethorpe Gala
06 May 2017 Gala Makeover
05 May 2017 The Man Who Gave A Damn
04 May 2017 BritWeek Atlanta
01 May 2017 Women's Series: Mentoring
22 Apr 2017 Ted Baker London Spring Shopping Fundraiser
11 Apr 2017 Annual General Meeting
03 Apr 2017 10th Anniversary AF KLM Delta Joint Venture
17 Mar 2017 McLaren Breakfast
02 Mar 2017 International Grand Prix
07 Feb 2017 Pub Night: Ri Ra
30 Jan 2017 Women's Series: Boost Your Professional Game
19 Jan 2017 Brewery Tour & Beer Tasting
16 Dec 2016 Christmas Luncheon
06 Dec 2016 Pub Night
01 Dec 2016 Brexit & Beyond
13 Nov 2016 India vs UK Cricket Match
07 Nov 2016 International Golf Classic
27 Oct 2016 Women in STEM
23 Sep 2016 Breakfast Briefing: Investing in the UK
08 Sep 2016 Garden Party
22 Aug 2016 Women in Cyber Technology
16 Aug 2016 Knowledge Share Forum: Modern Photography
02 Aug 2016 Top Golf
15 Jul 2016 Breakfast Briefing
23 Jun 2016 Brexit Pub Night
13 May 2016 Breakfast Briefing
07 May 2016 Oglethorpe Gala
03 May 2016 Painted Pin
20 Apr 2016 Women's Series: Personal Finances
05 Apr 2016 Annual General Meeting
23 Mar 2016 Membership Celebration Experience
01 Mar 2016 Pub Night: Ri Ra
25 Feb 2016 International Grand Prix
12 Feb 2016 Breakfast Briefing: Virgin Atlantic
02 Feb 2016 TopGolf
19 Jan 2016 Knowledge Share Forum
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