2019

BACoS – Women in Sports: Empowering Women Through Sport | 03/11/2019


Research shows that sports can benefit girls and women by enhancing their health and well-being, fostering self-esteem and empowerment, facilitating social inclusion and integration, challenging gender norms and providing opportunities for leadership.

Join this new Women Series, organized by BACoS and many other Atlantan Chambers of Commerce, on Monday, March 11 to learn from Lucy Rushton (Atlanta United Football Club) and Trina Bolton (US Department, Sport Diplomacy) how sports can help women to achieve goals and break barriers!

The Women Series is a collaboration between the German, French, Netherlands and Belgian American Chambers of Commerce as well as the British-American Business Council and the Japan-America Society of Georgia.  Started in January 2014, the Women’s Series holds quarterly business events for professional women of the Atlanta international community. The goal of the Women’s Series is to bring educational and stimulating content to our attendees, while facilitating professional opportunities and networking among peers.

LOGISTICS

  • When: Monday 11 March 2019 from 6-8 pm
  • Where: Burr & Forman, LLP | 171 17 Street NW, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30363
  • Cost: $20 Members, $35 Non-Members, $20 Students
  • Parking: Free – will be validated
  • Registration is a must

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International Community Night ATL Hawks vs. NO Pelicans | 03/10/2019


Something for our beATL-sports fans!

ATL Hawks vs. NO Pelicans | Sunday, March 10th | @ 6 pm at the newly renovated State Farm Arena for an International Community Night!

Each discounted ticket includes an Atlanta Hawks T-shirt (see below) and $10 of food and beverage credit that can be used at any of our new restaurants inside the arena.

The first 100 people to purchase a ticket through this offer will get to enter early and watch pre-game shoot-around. Tickets can be purchased through this link.

 

 

BACoS – Speed Business Meetings | 02/21/2019


Don’t miss the Face-to-Face Speed Business Meetings with key BACoS companies.  Discover what OM Partners has to say on February 21 for our Speed Business Meetings.

These meetings are an ideal way to connect with potential cooperation partners, and a great opportunity to make new contacts. People meet and exchange ideas at high speed. Each meeting lasts for 10 minutes, which is the perfect time to have a first introduction, and determine your interest in taking the conversations further during our networking reception.

OM Partners is a leading provider of Supply Chain Planning software with customers in many types of industries all over the world. The supply chain planning problems that a company deals with are quite complex, with many alternatives to be considered. OM Partners uses optimization techniques to solve these problems. The combinations and possibilities are literally endless, and so are the solutions. Hence the motto ‘Go for the optimum’. In other words, they find the “best fit” for all the conflicting demands.

LOGISTICS

  • When: Thursday, February 21 from 6pm to 8pm
  • Where: OM Partners | 2727 Paces Ferry Road, Building 1, Suite 1750, Atlanta, GA 30339
  • Fees: Free but registration is required. Limited seats available.

Belgian THIRSTday | 02/07/2019


Join us at Fado BUCKHEAD for a wonderful time with your Belgian peers on Thursday February 7th, 2019.  We’ll meet as usual from 7pm around our favorite beers and food for those who wish to grab a bite.

LOGISTICS

  • When: Thursday February 7th, 2019 from 7 pm
  • Where: Fado Buckhead [rooftop] | 273 Buckhead Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30305 | (404) 841-0066
  • Parking – $7 valet, metered parking, next door public self parking or for free parking: use the parking garage (BA Complex across the street from the pub) up to 3 hours for $0 if  you ask for your validation sticker from your server or bartender [3-5 hours = $8].  Do NOT park in the library parking lot next to us unless there is an attendant present. You will be booted.
  • RSVP – even if no coming, please.

New Year’s Reception BACOS | 1/26/2019


BACoS invites to its annual New Year’s Reception!   A perfect opportunity network with the Belgian American business community in the Southeast. Belgian beverages and tasty hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Logistics

  • When: Friday, January 18, 2019 from 6 – 8 pm
  • Where: The Lawyers Club of Atlanta | 1230 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 3850, Atlanta, GA 30309
  • Parking: Promenade Parking Garage is located next to the building. Parking passes will be validated.
  • Dress code: business attire
  • Fees:
    • Members: Free
    • Non-members – 30 and under: $15
    • Non-members: $20
  • RSVP before 1/16

Fifth Annual Belgian Potluck | 1/26/2019


beATL is excited to invite you to its FIFTH edition of its Belgian Potluck on January 26th, 2019.   Please read carefully all the below crusty information!

Put your dear self in your culinary gear and prepare some tasty homemade dish(es) – preferably with a Belgian taste – to share.  We always have peers stressing about cooking so, don’t use it as an excuse: there are other ‘jobs’ available for you… We will have a sign-up sheet and each participating family must sign up to bring some Belgian homemade [we insist on that] culinary elements to the table!

Remember it is a kids-free evening, with just adults.  For obvious reasons.

Don’t wait to RSVP since attendance is limited to 100 guests.

Details of the evening will be emailed to all registered beATL-members.  If you didn’t get your invitation, contact your beATL Queen Patricia.

Logistics

  • When: Saturday January 26th, 2019 at 5.30 pm (no late arrivals please … we can’t start without your food).  Festivity runs until 10.30 pm.
  • Where: address will be privately shared in due time to those who RSVP-ed ‘in’
  • Parking: since this is in a private neighborhood, use the club house parking lot.  In the event the lot is full, park on the same side of the street, without blocking any driveways or fire hydrants.  Carpool if possible.
  • RSVP is a must [space is limited, no exception] – deadline to pay your entry fee is Monday 22/01!
  • Fee: $10 non-refundable entry fee per person, payable in advance [no money at the doors, no exception]
  • Sign up sheet is a must – details will be shared after registration via Whoozin
  • NO CHILDREN, no exception – must be 21 or over.

Some important tips:

  • although the term “potluck” suggests a random assortment of dishes, the idea is to focus on Belgian (style) food
  • bring your dish ready-to-eat in a to-go container; we are in a Club House with no kitchen
  • bring a serving dish and serving utensils; again: we are in a Club House …
  • label your dish(es) if they cannot be traced back to you
  • all those who are gluten intolerant, food allergenic, vegans or have any kind dietary challenge(s) are requested to bring their own food to avoid any mishaps.
  • Party guests are expected to help with the clean up …

Potluck

 

Adventure Awaits – Happy 2019


2019 promises a lot of beATL activities so be ready for a sparkling year. Mini committees are in place to offer you various events of which our most popular Potluck coming on Saturday January 26th (details & private RSVP’s coming soon)!

Our Belgian THIRSTday has been pushed back to Thursday January 10th, 2019  at the Painted Duck [976 Brady Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30318].  Join us from 7 pm for some Belgian feather bowling, other social games alongside cocktails & modern bar food!

Belgian cheers to the New Year!