EVENTS

Business & Networking Events

Reflecting its heritage the BELGIAN AMERICAN Chamber of the South organizes selective and high quality events around 5 themes:

Behind the Scenes

See how things are run from the inside – visit a manufacturing plant or a large public organization

Bite of Belgium

Enjoy Belgian food and drink at every event

Thought Leaders

Listen to prominent and in uential speakers in this exclusive lecture series

After Hours Networking

Participate in informal gatherings with members and other chambers 

Business Meetings

Meet with our Key BACoS Members, and promote your products/services, share your business needs

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Our Upcoming Events

2nd edition of The Ripple – the largest online networking event for the transatlantic business community!

The Ripple is a one-of-a-kind initiative by the transatlantic business community to tackle the growing demand for meaningful online connectivity. Join the second edition of our online networking event for business leaders and founders on August 20. Here is how it works: đź“Ś Register for free. â—´ 9-11.30am PT / 12-2.30pm ET / 6-8.30pm CET...
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Immigration and travel restrictions – follow-up webinar on June 26 at noon!

On May 27, we held a very successful webinar on the ongoing immigration reforms and COVID-19 travel restrictions. These developments impact many of us, if not all of us. For those who were able to watch, we hope you found it useful! If you missed it, you can find the recording of the webinar on our...
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New Belgian-American Investment Profile by Navigator Consulting

Our long-term partner and member, Navigator Consulting, has just issued their most recent Belgian-American Investment Profile. The company based in Atlanta and DĂĽsseldorf provides strategic site selection and project management services, helping international companies find the ideal location to expand or relocate their North American business operations. They use proprietary analytical tools and a holistic...
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The Chair of our Board and BACoS featured on CityBox Daily!

Want to know what inspired Brigitte to join the organization? Or how BACoS has shifted  service to its members during this crisis? Read the article here. CityBox Daily is an extension of CityBox Media serving up the daily business buzz around Atlanta! Maryan and her team feature businesses all around the city. They provide marketing...
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V.I.P. Member UCB to expand U.S. headquarters in Cobb County

Great news today! UCB, Belgian company and the largest biopharmaceutical company in Georgia, is set to expand its headquarters in Smyrna. Noting UCB’s productive corporate citizenship since it set up a U.S. headquarters more than a decade ago, the City Council waived permit fees for the expansion. It represents a  $47.5 million investment and 100...
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Postponed: Sustainability & Manufacturing event

*Due to the coronavirus situation, we have decided, with our partners, to postpone this event to next fall*
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Our Past Events

Joint EU Webinar on June 18: Lessons learned on doing business in the Southeast from the departing Consul Generals from Ireland and Belgium

After the success of the previous joint EU webinar, we are happy to announce another one! It will be a discussion with our departing Consul General William De Baets, as well as with Consul General Shane Stephens, on the lessons learned on doing business in the region. In order to make the discussion as relevant...
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Join The Ripple, the largest largest online networking event for transatlantic business

The Ripple is a one-of-a-kind initiative by the transatlantic business community to tackle the growing demand for meaningful online connectivity. Join the largest online networking event for business leaders and founders on May 28. Here is how it works: đź“Ś Register for free. đź’¬ You will receive an invite to create your profile and start...
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Webinar on immigration and travel restrictions – May 27 at 2pm

The immigration and travel restrictions put into place around the world during this pandemic have put businesses in difficult positions when it comes to the management of their global workforce. At the same time, many individuals and families have questions about their travel and holiday plans. On April 22, 2020, President Trump signed  the Proclamation Suspending Entry of...
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Europe Day Webinar on May 7: EU-US trade relations and investments

We invite you to the Europe Day webinar on Thursday May 7th at 10am hosted by the EU Consulates General and the Bilateral Chambers of Commerce on “Strenghtening EU and US trade relations and investments amidst COVID-19 pandemic”. The webinar will be brought to you via Zoom, which you can access by telephone or your...
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Webinar: accessing SBA loans and insurance coverage related to COVID-19

Despite a lot of information available online related to COVID-19 responses for businesses, many companies encounter difficulties in practice to access the SBA loans. A specific problem our Chamber would like to help solve is the situation of foreign-owned companies, or of companies whose bank does not participate in the SBA lending program. We are...
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19 February: Women’s Series Human Resources Roundtable: Current Trends & Challenges

02/19/2020 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am Join the Belgian, German, British, French, Swedish, Dutch and Japanese Chambers of Commerce for a Roundtable discussion led by experts on the topics of neurodiversity and inclusion in the workplace as well as other current topics for Human Resources professionals. Limited seats available! About the Speakers Ileana Starwood...
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BACoS New Year’s Reception

BACoS invites you to celebrate the New Year with friends, Belgian beers and the delicious Créations de Thao ! Join us at the Lawyers Club of Atlanta to share a galette des rois and to cheer to 2020! January 16, 2020 6pm-8pm 1230 Peachtree Street NE Promenade Building, Suite 3850 Atlanta, Georgia 30309 Please register...
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Joint Young Pro After Work Networking Drink – Thursday, October 24, 2019

Young Pro After Work Networking Drink with the European Chambers and the Metro Atlanta Chamber A huge thank you to the 80 Young Professionals who joined us on a Thursday night at the City Tap House Atlanta! It was great seeing you all connecting and exchanging business cards. We hope you al a great time and...
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