January 16, 2024


WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.–UK Business Council, the British-American Business Association, and the St. Andrews Society of Washington, DC proudly present a Burns Night Celebration on Friday, January 26th at the U.S. Chamber's headquarters in Washington, DC. This gala will bring together a diverse array of policymakers, dignitaries, and business leaders to celebrate Scottish cultural heritage and will feature bagpipers, a color guard, and traditional dancers.  “The Burns Night Celebration is a cherished cultural tradition, honoring the national poet of Scotland Robert Burns, and an opportunity to showcase our rich Scottish heritage and culture,” said Greg Haymon, President of the St. Andrews Society of Washington, DC. “This event is a testament to the enduring influence of Scottish culture in the United States.”  “This year’s Burns Night gala provides an invaluable platform for stakeholders in U.S.-UK relations to engage and collaborate towards a prosperous future," remarked Chris Fetzer, President of the British-American Business Association and Partner at Dentons. “In this current geopolitical climate, strengthening the ties between the United States, the United Kingdom, and Scotland is more crucial than ever.”  

“We are delighted to host this special celebration, in partnership with BABA and the St. Andrews Society, to reaffirm the extraordinary cultural ties between our countries and the pivotal role that business plays in deepening this vital relationship.” added Marjorie Chorlins, U.S. Chamber Senior Vice President for Europe.  

Learn more about the event and register here