Professor Julian Beer, president of the BABC
Midlands Chapter and deputy vice-chancellor at Birmingham City University, said: "We are tremendously proud to have won the right to stage this important conference.
Mr Allen has been involved with the BABC
as a member of the executive committee of the Birmingham chapter since 2007.
Wright will now serve as chairman of the BABC
LA and continue to promote trade between the US and the UK.
SYSPRO and Allergan were asked to deliver the keynote addresses, since they are amongst the most innovative and forward thinking companies in their respective fields," stated John Miller, President, BABC
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Melanie Kaczorek, BABC
's executive director in the region, said: "To attract speakers of the calibre of Al Gore and Sir Nick Scheele demonstrates the influence the BABC
has on both sides of the Atlantic.
The Orange County chapter of the BABC
is the pre-eminent transatlantic business organization in Southern California.
We are led by Julian Beer, president of the BABC
Midlands Chapter and deputy vice-chancellor of Birmingham City University.
a non-executive director of WFS Technologies and president and director of the BABC
Tanahj Pettway, one the most promising freshmen in the region and a standout on the AAU circuit with the famed BABC
program, is the son of Kevin Pettway, who assists his brother Al and coaches the North junior varsity.
conference takes place between May 15 and 17 at the International Convention Centre and other locations in Birmingham, and will include a series of special events and meetings.
is the largest transatlantic business organisation and consists of 31 British-American business associations or chapters and more than 4,000 companies worldwide.