Tuesday 18th August 2009

If you’re looking for an opportunity to network or meet new friends in the United States then consult our guide to what’s going on in this part of the world for the expat community.

B.E.E.R: Brits Enjoying an Evening of Revelry is a monthly event that is hosted by the British American Chamber of Commerce at the King George Hotel, San Francisco. The event is free and offers expats an opportunity to socialize over drinks, quizzes and live music. More details can be found at the following email address:
www.baccsf.org/events4.htm

Big Apple Brits: Big Apple Brits is a New York based networking group that is primarily aimed at British people who are living and working in New York. They meet on a regular basis and organize a variety of events and activities.
http://www.bigapplebrits.com/browse_events.php

Czech Folks: Czech Folks is an expat group that is aimed at Czech people living in the California area. They organize regular meet-ups and networking opportunities. As well as offering an online forum where members can exchange views, advice and opinions.
http://czechfolks.com/recent-events/

Expat Canadians Monthly Breakfast:
This group welcomes members who are living, working or visiting Arizona (Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, Gilbert, Glendale, Chandler, Tempe and Queens Creek areas). They meet on a monthly basis for breakfast, using a different venue each time. Although this is a primarily a group for Canadians they do welcome new members from all over the world.
http://www.yelp.com/events/scottsdale-expat-canadians-monthly-breakfast-aka-the-phoenix-canadian-mafia

The Hudson Union Society:
The Hudson Union Society is a Manhattan based organization that encourages people from all walks of life and backgrounds to meet on a regular basis in order to discuss topics relating to politics, entertainment, science, business and the arts. They organize regular meets and guest speakers.
www.hudsonunionsociety.com

The New York European Social Group:
The New York European Social Group is consists both of Europeans and of people who like European culture and is aimed at people who live in NYC who love to socialize and network. The group organizes monthly meet-ups that consist of a wide variety of events and activities. Their calendar of events can be viewed online.
http://www.newyorkeuro.com/

South African Expat Social Club: San Diego
This group organizes regular events that are primarily aimed at South Africans living in the San Diego area. Activities include social nights, parties, live music events and outings to many of San Diego’s best attractions. In order to view their calendar of events you will need to register to join the group at the following address.
http://www.meetup.com/saffasclub/

Making the right friends can make a significant difference to your expat experience so make sure you do your research. If you're an expat in America or are considering making the move to the states, then it is worthwhile checking out our city guides. Here you will find detailed information about how you can meet people and network in the USA. Comprehensive details of groups, forums, activities and associations are provided in one place with thorough and accurate contact information and website addresses. The guides are regularly updated so you can be assured that you have quick and easy access to the latest information.

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