International Business Festival 2018

WHAT IS THE FESTIVAL?Looking to grow your business? Fantastic. You’ve come to the right place From 12 – 28 June 2018 UK will host the world’s biggest business event The International Business Festival 50 major events. 9 high-growth industry themes. 200 world-class speakers. Countless opportunities. Valuable contacts. Lucrative contracts.  Priceless insight. Whatever your business needs our Festival delivers. Take your business to the next level. Realise your true potential an...
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Nov 21 st – Member Appreciation Night & Val’s Retirement Party

You are invited to  A Very Special Evening As we recognize and pay tribute toAs many of you know, Val has been the Executive Director of the BABC OC for most of the past 26 years. An exemplary example of a hard-working miracle worker, Val has contributed mightily to the building, shaping and growth of the BABC, and in so doing, has made our impressive organization what it is today.As saddened as we inevitably are by her planned departure, let us join toget...
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Tim Taylor

Tim Taylor Former Chief Client Success Officer TelogisTim Taylor has extensive experience in senior leadership positions with start-up and fast-growth companies on an international scale. As founder and CEO of Tycom Corporation (now Kyocera Tycom Corp.), CEO of Tycom Dental Inc. (now SybronEndo Corporation, a division of Sybron Dental Specialties) and CEO of Tulon Inc., Taylor has a track record of successful product development and company leadership in a variety of markets. Prior to jo...
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Laurence M

Laurence Mawhinney Executive Vice President Global Sales and Customer Experience Fisher & Paykel  Laurence has 25 years of international business experience, having served in some of Fisher & Paykel’s most critical retail markets. He commenced employment with Fisher & Paykel in 1991 and has held senior sales roles in Australia and North America. Laurence joined the inaugural teams that pioneered Fisher & Paykel’s entry into both the Australian and North American mar...
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Justin Hastings

 Justin Hastings  Chief Human Resources Officer Experian North America  Justin is the Chief HR Officer for Experian North America, responsible for leading the HR function for the North America region consisting of the USA, Canada, Costa Rica and Chile.Justin joined Experian in mid-January 2013, as HR Director for the UK & Ireland, and moved across to lead the North America HR function in November 2015. Justin has worked in the various roles in the tel...
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Frank Martell

Frank Martell Chief Operating Officer CoreLogicCoreLogic a leading global provider of residential property information, analytics and data-enabled services to business and the public sector. Mr. Martell is responsible for leading the company’s core business operations which incorporates the Property Intelligence and Risk Management & Workflow Solutions segments as well as global Information Technology and Enterprise Data Management. In addition, Mr. Martell has responsibili...
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Andy Bird CBE

 ANDY BIRD, CBE CHAIRMAN, WALT DISNEY INTERNATIONAL, THE WALT DISNEY COMPANYAs chairman, Walt Disney International, Andy Bird is responsible for Disney’s businesses outside of the United  States. Reporting to Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger, Mr. Bird and his global team develop and implement  strategies to increase Disney brand affinity and awareness in key international markets, introduce new customers  and guests to Disney’s unique storytelling legacy and iconic characters, and invest in...
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