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Welcome to GBANE
Global Business Alliance of New England

Save the date for 2019: February 26
(Snow date: February 27)

26th Annual International Business Forum & Networking Night Registration

26th Annual International Business Forum & Networking Night Registration

Annual International Business & Networking Evening

At our February 27, 2018 the GBANE theme was Protecting Your Crown Jewels:
Understanding cyber risk in the 21st century.


Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh opened the forum and updated attendees on his plans to encourage international business in the City. He presented a Proclamation which honors GBANE for its many years of support of international business endeavors and the impact this has had on international trade and relations in the City of Boston. Remarks

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Our event speakers and panelists provided insights and ways to deal with issues ranging from nation state hackers to compliance with the EU’s Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).event, our experts spoke about the critical Cyber Security issues facing businesses and how to be prepared. Malware with names like NotPetya (purporting to be ransomware), WannaCry, and Mirai can literally put firms out of business. It was the NotPetya cyberattack that caused billions of dollars in damage in the United States, Europe and Asia has been called “the most destructive and costly cyberattack in history.”

Click here to view the PowerPoint presentation provided by Paul Roberts, publisher and Editor in Chief of The Security Ledger. If folks want to know more, they can reach him directly as his contact information is included at the end of the presentation.

Panel discussion led by Ezra Church, Morgan Lewis and Paul Roberts, The Security Ledger

Also discussed, the GDPR regulations intended to strengthen and unify data protection that go into effect on May 25, 2018 which stipulate that all U.S. companies doing business in the EU must abide by. To find out more, Click here to view the PowerPoint presentation provided by Satori Consulting, who was one of our sponsors.

A networking reception followed with association, government agencies and sponsor exhibits.

The Global Business Alliance of New England (GBANE)
has successfully promoted international interests among the business community
for twenty-five years....and we’re still going strong!

Previous GBANE events have covered such timely topics such as:
“The Impact of Moving People and Goods in the Global Economy” (2017)
“Open for Boston: Boston Abroad” (2016)
“Global Trade & Economic Outlook” (2015) among others.

It is a forum that attracts New England companies involved in international business.
The evening features a global trade and economic outlook discussion
and provides a resource center with many international trade associations
and government agencies presenting informative exhibits.
Here you can meet with other corporate executives and other professionals interested
in world trade, while learning about the vast resources available
to help your company's international business!

GBANE's 2017 Program featured three introductory speakers and six panelists.

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To view invitations from previous GBANE events, click on the icon for the PDF.

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Calendar of Events

Please visit the calendar section for details of collaborative and individual member events. Guests are welcome.

About GBANE:
This is a collaborative site of more
than thirty business associations
and organizations involved in
international trade in New England.

(For details about individual
participating associations,
please click 'Member' tab above).
In addition, throughout the year,
numerous joint events are held
by various member associations.

Contact the association
that interests you directly.

GBANE thanks Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP our 2017 GOLD Presenting Sponsor for hosting this event at the firm's 1 Federal Street, Boston offices.

Morgan Lewis

About Morgan Lewis:
Morgan Lewis offers more than 2,000 lawyers, patent agents, benefits advisers, regulatory scientists, and other specialists—in 28 offices across North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

The firm provides comprehensive litigation, corporate, transactional, regulatory, intellectual property, and labor and employment legal services to clients of all sizes—from globally established industry leaders to just-conceived start-ups.

For more information about Morgan Lewis, please visit us online at www.morganlewis.com.
Contact: Peter Pound, 617.951.8728, peter.pound@morganlewis.com.


Proclamation issued about GBANE, click to enlarge or view on the About Us page.
State Recognition

Boston Proclamation 1996

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