Thursday January 22, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

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Knight Theater Lobby 
430 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

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Sarah Peeler 
British American Business Council Charlotte 
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Why American companies set up in the United Kingdom and how UK Trade & Investment can help.

Join us for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres followed by an informative panel discussion with leaders from UK Trade & Investment and local companies who will provide insight on the steps to having a successful business in the United Kingdom.
Why is the UK one of the leading business locations in the world?
How UK Trade & Investment can help you expand your business.
Testimonials from North Carolina companies and professionals.


Moderated by:   Zachary Zimmerman, Vice Consul, Trade & Investment - UK Trade & Investment

  • Dan Marks, Vice Consul, Trade & Investment - UK Trade & Investment
  • Suart Baird, Vice Consul, Trade & Investment - UK Trade & Investment
  • Jen Leary, Managing Partner, Charlotte Office of CliftonLarsonAllen
  • Brent Beason, President - B&W Fiber Glass Inc
  • Jeffrey Feagin, Key Account Manager - Virgin Atlantic Airways
Topics of discussion will include:
  • registering a business in the UK
  • financial support
  • tax in the UK
  • national Insurance
  • intellectual property rights
  • skills and recruitment
  • locations
  • infrastructure development in the UK
  • opportunities in industries
  • visas and migration
  • entrepreneurs and graduates

Guests are welcome and encouraged to attend.  This is a great opportunity to meet leaders from some of the regions most influential businesses, institutions and government agencies.

Cost:  $35 BABC Members - $45 Non-Members.  Includes drink ticket and passed hors d'oeuvres.

Parking:  FREE on-street parking where available.  Additional parking in the Levine parking garage located in the Duke Tower for $5.

Thank you to our 2015 sponsors:

               BAE Systems                   Compass Group

                                       PNC Bank                   

BankofAmerica, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, CliftonLarsonAllen LLPElliott Davis PLLC, Fifth Third Bank, McGriff Seibels & Williams, Wells Fargo