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British-American Business Council Houston
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This Week at BABC
30 September - 4 October 2013 


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Sponsors and Finalists Reception and Scotch Tasting - By Invitation Only
Sponsor: FosterQuan, LLP and Compass Box Whisky
Day: Thursday 3-Oct-13 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Damians Cucina Italiana 3011 Smith St Houston, TX 77006
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2013 BABC International Business Awards
Sponsor: United Airlines as presenting sponsor
Day: Tuesday 15-Oct-13 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: The Omni Houston Hotel 4 Riverway Houston, TX 77056
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Energy Day
Day: Saturday 19-Oct-13 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Hermann Square in front of City Hall 811 Main Street Ste 2151 Houston, TX 77002
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Networking on Tap with Burberry
Day: Wednesday 30-Oct-13 6:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Burberry in the Galleria
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40th Annual DBE Festival
Day: Saturday 2-Nov-13 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Fluor Daniel 1 Fuor Daniel Dr Sugar Land, TX 77478
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Hello [firstname],

Welcome to the BABC - Houston newsletter of upcoming events, articles, and more from our membership.

Ticket prices for the BABC International Business Awards Luncheon go up on Tuesday, 1 October. Remember to register.

We would like to take the opportunity this week to introduce you to the finalists in the Small to Medium Business category in our awards programme with excerpts from their awards application.


Eceptionist is dedicated to helping organizations improve and optimize healthcare services. Through the development of the Eceptionist family of products, Eceptionist has created a platform that organizations can use to better manage healthcare as it is delivered across departments, sites, communities and countries. The Eceptionist platform supports scheduling, telemedicine, e-referral and triage management, wait list and wait time management, case management, care pathways, protocols and reporting for facilities and hospitals around the world. Eceptionist is in use worldwide on a daily basis and literally schedules, refers, collaborates, and diagnosis’s thousands of events each year in the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom.... [More info]

Reflex Marine

After first-hand experience of the traditional rope basket transfer, the founders of Reflex Marine decided to develop a safer method for offshore workers to get to and from work. They started by reviewing a database of traditional rope basket incidents, from which they outlined the four main risks when carrying out personnel transfers by crane. The FROG was then designed to address these risks and to provide the safest means of moving personnel by crane. The vision of Reflex Marine is to provide operators with safer crew access solutions.  The FROG has been widely adopted around the world and millions of safe transfers have been performed with this device....[More info]

Spencer Ogden
Spencer Ogden is the global energy recruiter of choice. By joining together the project lifecycles of the energy sector, it offers a 360-degree service to its energy clients. Since its inception in 2010, the agency has formed long-term client and candidate relationships built on trust and success.
With vast knowledge and experience within each sector of the energy market, Spencer Ogden represents energy professionals at all levels. The company employs over 250 people across its London headquarters, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Houston, Singapore, Hong Kong, Cape Town, Calgary and Dubai offices working in Oil & Gas, Renewables, Power, Smart, Nuclear, Energy Trading, Mining, Technology and Energy Finance...[More info].


British American Foundation of Texas (BAFTX) Scholarship Program - Capital Campaign 2013
The Board of BAFTX are delighted to announce the Capital Campaign for 2013. Enclosed are details of sponsorship opportunities to present an 'Award in Your Name' at the BAFTX Award Ceremony in May 2014 and which extends an invitation to those sponsors to a reception hosted by HM Consul General, Andrew Millar, at the Residence on Thursday, January 30 2014. We are able to provide scholarships to the academically gifted but financially challenged students of today because of the very... [More Info]
Global Entry Codes Available for Brit BABC Members
In order for British citizens to submit an application for Global Entry, a promotional code must be provided CBP has allocated a limited number of Global Entry pilot program promotional codes to BABC Houston. These codes will be available to British BABC Members in good standing only. 
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