Events

BENS hosts a wide variety of in-person and virtual events. Most events are only open to members.

Countering Human Trafficking (San Antonio)

Club Giraud 707 N. St. Mary's St., San Antonio, TX, United States

Please join BENS members and guests Wednesday, March 6th, at Club Giraud for a luncheon discussion on countering human trafficking with Austin Shamlin of the Traverse Project.  In a December 29, 2023, statement, the White House said more than 27 million people around the world endure the abhorrent abuse of human trafficking and forced labor, including…

$50

Countering Human Trafficking (Houston)

Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa 111 North Post Oak Ln, Houston, Texas, United States

Please join BENS members and guests Thursday, March 7th, at the Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa for a luncheon discussion on countering human trafficking with Austin Shamlin of the Traverse Project.  In a December 29, 2023, statement, the White House said more than 27 million people around the world endure the abhorrent abuse of human trafficking…

$60

Discussion with Hiring Our Heroes

BENS National Office 1030 15th St NW, Suite 200 East, Washington, DC, United States

Since 2011, Hiring Our Heroes | U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has worked to create meaningful employment opportunities for transitional service members, veterans, and military spouses. Developing the National Security Workforce continues to be a key priority of BENS work. By providing expertise on human capital strategy, recruitment, and retention we assist the national security community…

$35

MEMBERS ONLY: Roadmap Discussion w/General Ray

The Harvard Club of New York City 35 West 44th Street, New York, New York, United States

Please join BENS for a luncheon conversation with BENS President and CEO, General Timothy M. Ray, USAF (Ret.) on Wednesday, March 13th at the Harvard Club. This will be an opportunity for members to meet with and hear directly from General Ray on the new Roadmap for the organization. The BENS Roadmap acknowledges there is…

$75 – $500

MEMBERS ONLY – AmCham Roundtable

BENS National Office 1030 15th St NW, Suite 200 East, Washington, DC, United States

Please join us for a co-hosted BENS and Australian Strategic Policy Institute - Washington DC (ASPI) Roundtable discussion with a delegation from the American Chamber of Commerce from Australia (AmCham). This session will be led by BENS President & CEO, General Tim Ray, UASF (Ret.) and BENS DC Member, Adam Leslie, Director, ASPI, Washington, DC…

Discussion with Larry Smith (Austin)

University of Texas Club 2108 Robert Dedman Drive, Austin, Texas, United States

Luncheon discussion on the geopolitics of microchip manufacturing with Larry Smith, Chairman at Tokyo Electron US Holdings Inc.

$50

Conversation with Michael H. Huneke

BENS National Office 1030 15th St NW, Suite 200 East, Washington, DC, United States

Please join BENS for a conversation on Wednesday, March 27th as we host Michael H. Huneke, a partner in the Sanctions, Export Controls, and Anti-Money Laundering and the Anti-Corruption & Internal Investigations practice groups at Hughes Hubbard & Reed. Mike will discuss Sanctions, Export Controls, and How Officers & Directors Can Best Protect Their Companies…

Free

MEMBERS ONLY – Lunch w/Gen. Ray

Crescent Club of Dallas 200 Crescent Ct # 17, Dallas, TX

Please join BENS for a luncheon with BENS President and CEO, General Timothy M. Ray, USAF (Ret.).  General Ray assumed his new role on September 1, 2023, and is looking forward to this opportunity to share the new Roadmap for the organization.  The BENS Roadmap acknowledges there is unprecedented complexity in today’s global security environment.…

$60

Admiral James Stavridis Book Launch

Please join us for an amazing day of events with Admiral James Stavridis as he launches his latest book, 2054, a successor to his best-selling book 2034. This event will be in partnership with ATLVets, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta Press Club and VETLANTA. There are multiple events offered to allow as many of our members…

Free – $200

Cyber-Protection in the Geo-Political World of Today

BENS National Office 1030 15th St NW, Suite 200 East, Washington, DC, United States

Please join BENS for a luncheon conversation on Friday, April 12th as we host a luncheon conversation with Dr. Philipp Rösler, Former Vice - Chancellor of Germany, Advisor to Board Member, Acronis AG, and Vice Chairman of BoG, Constructor University.  Dr. Philipp Rösler will discuss Cyber-Protection in the Geo-Political World of Today. Dr Philipp Rösler…

$35