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Committees

Advocacy

Aerospace/Defense

Human Capital

Business Missions

• Recent Business Missions conducted to Vietnam (November 2010) and India (March 2011)

Co-Chair:

Co-Chair:

Ray Corrigan Raytheon International

Sattar Bawany DBM Asia Pacific

Torbjorn Karlsson Heidrick & Struggles

Varun Bhatia Kraft Foods

Cass Meyers Werner Aero Services

Energy

Co-Chair:

Information, Communication & Technology (ICT)

Co-Chair:

Michael McNeill McNeil Legal Pte Ltd

Arnaud Blandin Intalio

Byron Wong Chevron Corporation

Sheena Jacob ATMD Bird & Bird

John Viverito Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Yves Nolin Hewlett-Packard

Entrepreneur

Co-Chair:

Sarath Menon Orissa Associates

Wendell Wong Drew & Napier

Financial Services

Co-Chair:

Michael Lee International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR)

Elizabeth Hernandez Hewlett-Packard

Corinna Cox Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School

Andrew McGuire Caterpillar Asia

Cindy Payne Asia-Pacific Connections

Healthcare

Property

Co-Chair:

Gilberto de Lima Lopes John Hopkins Singapore International Medical Center Tommy Tan GE Healthcare Jeff Weisel Abbott Laboratories

Hospitality

Co-Chair:

Dan Durkin The American Club Tracy Waldorf International Executive Education Center

• Trans-Pacific Partnership

• ASEAN Harmonization

Annual Asean Business Outlook Survey AmCham conducts an annual survey of U.S. companies operating in: • Cambodia • Philippines • Vietnam

• Indonesia • Singapore

• Malaysia • Thailand

The results are shared with U.S., Singapore, and regional goverments.

Co-Chair: Helene Blanchette Fuji Xerox

• Corporate for Travel Promotion Proposal

• Double Taxation Agreement

Marketing & Communications Committee (MCC)

Government and Regional Affairs Co-Chair:

• U.S.-Singapore-Free Trade Agreement

Co-Chair:

Geoffrey Grice Freehills

Tom McCabe DBS Bank Pte Ltd

• Business Missions are led by Ambassador Adelman and offer excellent opportunities to meet with high-level goverment officials, network with local businesses, and gain knowledge on how to expand your operations.

Advocacy Papers

Legal

Robert Haak Insight InterAsia Pte Ltd

Gwynne Master Barclays Bank PLC

• Business Missions planned to Indonesia (September 2011) and Vietnam (November 2011) - dates are tentative

Leadership in the Asia Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce • APCAC is the regional organization of 27 AmChams in 21 economies across Asia Pacific, representing over 10,000 business and 50,000 executives • AmCham Singapore board members have served as APCAC Chairs in 2008-2010 and 2011-2012 • AmCham Singapore has lead production of 3 APCAC white papers to the U.S. Goverment.

Co-Chair:

Stephen E. Atherton Nai Global Arsh Chaudhry Cushman & Wakefield Michael de Jong-Douglas Mapletree Logistics Trust Management

Supply Chain Management

Co-Chair:

Frank Debet PricewaterhouseCoopers

Connect with us and our members on Social Media Join The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore’s fanpage on Facebook for photos and news, be part of our LinkedIn Discussion Group, follow us at www.twitter.com/amchamsingapore and watch videos of our events on our YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/amchamsingapore

For more information, please contact Nellie Yeoh Membership & Sponsorship Manager (nyeoh@amcham.org.sg)

Dorcas Foo Member Relations and Business Development Executive (dfoo@amcham.org.sg)

www.amcham.org.sg

The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore 1 Scotts Road, #23-03/04/05 Shaw Centre, Singapore 228208 Tel: +65 6597 5730 Fax: +65 6732 5917


EventS

About Us

Here are some of the events from April 2010 to March 2011 grouped by series.

Nationality and size of companies

10% 18% Nationality of companies

We help your business succeed in the region by providing you unrivalled success to valuable business information, advocacy and networking opportunities.

12%

Corporate (U.S.) Large

14%

With 4,400 executives representing more than 700 companies, AmCham represents more than US$25 billion of investment in the region. With 280 events and committee meetings a year, even the busiest executive will find ample opportunities to network and gain business insights.

Associate (non U.s.) Large Corporate (U.S.) SMALL Associate (non U.s.) Small OTHERS

12%

38 years of leading the business community 78% of Fortune 500 companies based in Singapore are

46%

Most of AmCham’s corporate members are large U.S. companies. In terms of size, 60% of our members are large companies and 30% are small companies.

38%

AmCham members 77% of AmCham executives have regional responsibilities 65% of our members are multi-national companies

Nationality of Executives

18%

Nationality of Executives

4% 4%

38% of AmCham executives are Singaporean and 17% of AmCham executives are American.

7%

Singaporean American

17%

European

Authors Series • Breakfast with Robert Greene, author of international bestseller The 48 Laws of Power • Conversations with Lee Kuan Yew • Collapse of Distinction: Stand Out and Move Up While Your Competition Fails • Dealing with Corruption and Financial Crime in China • Lessons from Warren Buffett’s Top Business Leaders • Emerging As A Global Leader in 2020 • Losing Control - The Emerging Threats to Western Prosperity • You Can Sell: Results are Rewarded Efforts Aren’t • Breakfast with Mark Okoth Obama: Social Responsibility in the East

Corporate Citizenship • • • •

Energy • • • •

Legal • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act - An Update • Counterfeits: Measuring it and Fighting it

Financial Services

Marketing & Communications

Malaysian

• • • •

Others

APAC Economic Outlook 2011: Opportunities and Challenges Harsher Headwinds In 2011? Breakfast with The Economist Developing Effective Repatriation Strategies from a Singapore Income Tax Perspective

Global Leaders Series

Industry Insights

160 events and 120 committee meetings a year. Use our platform to network and gain insights: You and your colleagues can also attend our upcoming events and committee meetings at members’ prices. Small companies are entitled to nominate 10 employees as AmCham members; large companies are entitled to nominate 20 employees.

We have 13 committees that meet once a month for committee meetings – intimate discussions over breakfast or lunch with peers in the industry

Speak at our events, and be listed in the following ways: • Listing in Membership Directory (for all companies) • Listing in Small Business Directory (for small companies) • Profiles of member companies are displayed on Members’ Spotlight • News about member companies is publicized on our E-newsletter. • Submit an article to share on AmCham’s E-newsletter.

• • • • • •

AmCham 101: How to Stretch Your Membership Buck Inter-Chamber Networking Cocktail U.S. - Asia Pacific Regional Business Summit Economic and Technological Changes in U.S. Media and Impact on International Coverage Super Bowl XLV U.S.-India-Singapore Business Forum Breakfast with New York Cosmos Soccer Legends: Pelé and Cantona How Asia Can Shape the World Capitalizing on the Success of the Integrated Resorts AmCham 101: How to Optimize Your Membership

• • • •

Network

Exposure

• • • •

INdian

As a member of the chamber, your organization will be able to enjoy the following benefits:

We organize business missions to countries in the region, provide feedback to the U.S. and Singapore governments on pertinent issues affecting the ease of doing business in the region. Moreover, every year, we participate in the Annual Washington DC Doorknock where members meet with Congress and the Executive Branch of U.S. Government to discuss issues of relevance to the American business community in Asia Pacific.

Aviation Emissions & Alternative Fuels Outlook for Energy and Sustainable Opportunities Outlook for Global LNG Energy Market The Evolving Role of Green in Asia and Globally

General Events

Australian/NEW ZEALAND

How to Optimize Your Membership

Engage with governments

Corporate Community Day 2010 Doing Good Can Do You Good Gala Dinner for the Special Olympics East Plays West Concert

• Regional Outlook Series • Political and Economic Developments in Bangladesh & How it Can Affect Your Business • Handling Fraud Risks in China Business Operations • Doing Business In Cambodia • Intellectual Property Enforcement In Indonesia - The Current Reality • Philippines: Prospects for Change - sponsored by Control Risks

Advertisements & Sponsorship The chamber has various avenues for members who would like to have a more direct marketing approach such as website, E-news and publications with special discounts. Besides that, members will also have the option to choose from the 250 events that AmCham host every year to reach out to a target group of audience. Sponsorship can be customized and designed based on member’s business objective.

AmCham’s Exclusive Program

• • • • • • • • • •

Kristian P. Moor, President and CEO, Chartis Scott Thompson, President of Paypal Piyush Gupta, then CEO, DBS Group Sheldon G. Adelson, Chairman, Las Vegas Sands Corp. Steve Vickers, President & CEO, FTI-International Risk Dialogue with Tom Glocer, CEO, Thomson Reuters Carl J Lukach, President, Dupont Peter Handal, Chairman & CEO, Dale Carnegie & Associates Keith Williams, President, CEO and Trustee, Underwriters Laboratories Steve Green, Regional General Manager and Vice President, Eastman Kodak Company • Glenn J. Rufrano, President and CEO, Cushman & Wakefield

Healthcare • Healthcare Industry Networking Night • Networking Night for Healthcare Professionals

ICT

AmCham’s Venue Facilities

• ASEAN Telecommunications Industry: Hitting Saturation or Poised for the Next Leap? • Cyber Attack Prevention • Leveraging Cloud Computing to Improve flexibility and Reduce IT costs • State of the Internet • Who will win the battle for content?

Very affordable rates for rental of facilities in our office – the SAIS Auditorium and the Citi Boardroom

Personal Interest Series

Special discounts for member companies’ products/ services can be offered to other AmCham members through the AmCham Exclusive Program.

Social Media You can join AmCham’s LinkedIn group, Facebook page and use the platform to exchange/promote information. You can also watch events you have missed on AmCham’s YouTube channel, and follow us on Twitter.

• • • •

Don’t Shoot the Whistle Blower Managing your boss in the upturn The Art of Developing and Managing Sales Teams Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network and How It Will Affect Your Business • Conflict - Do you manage it or does it manage you? • The Art of Business Negotiation

Image and Reputation in the Age of Digital Communication Digital Communication: A Key Driver of Public Engagement From Malaysia to Saudi Arabia: Marketing to Muslim Markets The Brutal Truth About Asian Brands

Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management • The Future of Supply Management

Entrepreneur • Innovative Leadership for Growth • The World In Your Hands: Connecting Local SMEs with International Opportunities

Special Tours • Tour of Iskandar, Malaysia • Tour of International SOS

Women’s Network Series • Women as Transformational Leaders • Women’s Network Series: Worldwide Network of Women Business Owners • Take Your Daughter (or Son) To Tea

Social Events • • • • • • • • •

Beers & Burgers at the U.S. Embassy So You Think You Can Salsa? Bowling Night: The Strike & Spare Challenge Movie Screening of Up In The Air – sponsored by American Airlines Wine Tasting & Networking Night Government and Regional Affairs Profit from U.S. Government Assistance to Grow Your Asia Sales Update on China - ASEAN Free Trade Agreements Security Trends and the Obama Administration’s Approach to Counter Terrorism • Lunch with the U.S. Department of Commerce: Trade and Investment in Southeast Asia • Discussion with Barbara Weisel, Assistant U. S. Trade Representative for Southeast Asia and the Pacific • Breakfast Event with Admiral Patrick M. Walsh, Commander U.S. Pacific Fleet


EventS

About Us

Here are some of the events from April 2010 to March 2011 grouped by series.

Nationality and size of companies

10% 18% Nationality of companies

We help your business succeed in the region by providing you unrivalled success to valuable business information, advocacy and networking opportunities.

12%

Corporate (U.S.) Large

14%

With 4,400 executives representing more than 700 companies, AmCham represents more than US$25 billion of investment in the region. With 280 events and committee meetings a year, even the busiest executive will find ample opportunities to network and gain business insights.

Associate (non U.s.) Large Corporate (U.S.) SMALL Associate (non U.s.) Small OTHERS

12%

38 years of leading the business community 78% of Fortune 500 companies based in Singapore are

46%

Most of AmCham’s corporate members are large U.S. companies. In terms of size, 60% of our members are large companies and 30% are small companies.

38%

AmCham members 77% of AmCham executives have regional responsibilities 65% of our members are multi-national companies

Nationality of Executives

18%

Nationality of Executives

4% 4%

38% of AmCham executives are Singaporean and 17% of AmCham executives are American.

7%

Singaporean American

17%

European

Authors Series • Breakfast with Robert Greene, author of international bestseller The 48 Laws of Power • Conversations with Lee Kuan Yew • Collapse of Distinction: Stand Out and Move Up While Your Competition Fails • Dealing with Corruption and Financial Crime in China • Lessons from Warren Buffett’s Top Business Leaders • Emerging As A Global Leader in 2020 • Losing Control - The Emerging Threats to Western Prosperity • You Can Sell: Results are Rewarded Efforts Aren’t • Breakfast with Mark Okoth Obama: Social Responsibility in the East

Corporate Citizenship • • • •

Energy • • • •

Legal • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act - An Update • Counterfeits: Measuring it and Fighting it

Financial Services

Marketing & Communications

Malaysian

• • • •

Others

APAC Economic Outlook 2011: Opportunities and Challenges Harsher Headwinds In 2011? Breakfast with The Economist Developing Effective Repatriation Strategies from a Singapore Income Tax Perspective

Global Leaders Series

Industry Insights

160 events and 120 committee meetings a year. Use our platform to network and gain insights: You and your colleagues can also attend our upcoming events and committee meetings at members’ prices. Small companies are entitled to nominate 10 employees as AmCham members; large companies are entitled to nominate 20 employees.

We have 13 committees that meet once a month for committee meetings – intimate discussions over breakfast or lunch with peers in the industry

Speak at our events, and be listed in the following ways: • Listing in Membership Directory (for all companies) • Listing in Small Business Directory (for small companies) • Profiles of member companies are displayed on Members’ Spotlight • News about member companies is publicized on our E-newsletter. • Submit an article to share on AmCham’s E-newsletter.

• • • • • •

AmCham 101: How to Stretch Your Membership Buck Inter-Chamber Networking Cocktail U.S. - Asia Pacific Regional Business Summit Economic and Technological Changes in U.S. Media and Impact on International Coverage Super Bowl XLV U.S.-India-Singapore Business Forum Breakfast with New York Cosmos Soccer Legends: Pelé and Cantona How Asia Can Shape the World Capitalizing on the Success of the Integrated Resorts AmCham 101: How to Optimize Your Membership

• • • •

Network

Exposure

• • • •

INdian

As a member of the chamber, your organization will be able to enjoy the following benefits:

We organize business missions to countries in the region, provide feedback to the U.S. and Singapore governments on pertinent issues affecting the ease of doing business in the region. Moreover, every year, we participate in the Annual Washington DC Doorknock where members meet with Congress and the Executive Branch of U.S. Government to discuss issues of relevance to the American business community in Asia Pacific.

Aviation Emissions & Alternative Fuels Outlook for Energy and Sustainable Opportunities Outlook for Global LNG Energy Market The Evolving Role of Green in Asia and Globally

General Events

Australian/NEW ZEALAND

How to Optimize Your Membership

Engage with governments

Corporate Community Day 2010 Doing Good Can Do You Good Gala Dinner for the Special Olympics East Plays West Concert

• Regional Outlook Series • Political and Economic Developments in Bangladesh & How it Can Affect Your Business • Handling Fraud Risks in China Business Operations • Doing Business In Cambodia • Intellectual Property Enforcement In Indonesia - The Current Reality • Philippines: Prospects for Change - sponsored by Control Risks

Advertisements & Sponsorship The chamber has various avenues for members who would like to have a more direct marketing approach such as website, E-news and publications with special discounts. Besides that, members will also have the option to choose from the 250 events that AmCham host every year to reach out to a target group of audience. Sponsorship can be customized and designed based on member’s business objective.

AmCham’s Exclusive Program

• • • • • • • • • •

Kristian P. Moor, President and CEO, Chartis Scott Thompson, President of Paypal Piyush Gupta, then CEO, DBS Group Sheldon G. Adelson, Chairman, Las Vegas Sands Corp. Steve Vickers, President & CEO, FTI-International Risk Dialogue with Tom Glocer, CEO, Thomson Reuters Carl J Lukach, President, Dupont Peter Handal, Chairman & CEO, Dale Carnegie & Associates Keith Williams, President, CEO and Trustee, Underwriters Laboratories Steve Green, Regional General Manager and Vice President, Eastman Kodak Company • Glenn J. Rufrano, President and CEO, Cushman & Wakefield

Healthcare • Healthcare Industry Networking Night • Networking Night for Healthcare Professionals

ICT

AmCham’s Venue Facilities

• ASEAN Telecommunications Industry: Hitting Saturation or Poised for the Next Leap? • Cyber Attack Prevention • Leveraging Cloud Computing to Improve flexibility and Reduce IT costs • State of the Internet • Who will win the battle for content?

Very affordable rates for rental of facilities in our office – the SAIS Auditorium and the Citi Boardroom

Personal Interest Series

Special discounts for member companies’ products/ services can be offered to other AmCham members through the AmCham Exclusive Program.

Social Media You can join AmCham’s LinkedIn group, Facebook page and use the platform to exchange/promote information. You can also watch events you have missed on AmCham’s YouTube channel, and follow us on Twitter.

• • • •

Don’t Shoot the Whistle Blower Managing your boss in the upturn The Art of Developing and Managing Sales Teams Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network and How It Will Affect Your Business • Conflict - Do you manage it or does it manage you? • The Art of Business Negotiation

Image and Reputation in the Age of Digital Communication Digital Communication: A Key Driver of Public Engagement From Malaysia to Saudi Arabia: Marketing to Muslim Markets The Brutal Truth About Asian Brands

Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management • The Future of Supply Management

Entrepreneur • Innovative Leadership for Growth • The World In Your Hands: Connecting Local SMEs with International Opportunities

Special Tours • Tour of Iskandar, Malaysia • Tour of International SOS

Women’s Network Series • Women as Transformational Leaders • Women’s Network Series: Worldwide Network of Women Business Owners • Take Your Daughter (or Son) To Tea

Social Events • • • • • • • • •

Beers & Burgers at the U.S. Embassy So You Think You Can Salsa? Bowling Night: The Strike & Spare Challenge Movie Screening of Up In The Air – sponsored by American Airlines Wine Tasting & Networking Night Government and Regional Affairs Profit from U.S. Government Assistance to Grow Your Asia Sales Update on China - ASEAN Free Trade Agreements Security Trends and the Obama Administration’s Approach to Counter Terrorism • Lunch with the U.S. Department of Commerce: Trade and Investment in Southeast Asia • Discussion with Barbara Weisel, Assistant U. S. Trade Representative for Southeast Asia and the Pacific • Breakfast Event with Admiral Patrick M. Walsh, Commander U.S. Pacific Fleet


Committees

Advocacy

Aerospace/Defense

Human Capital

Business Missions

• Recent Business Missions conducted to Vietnam (November 2010) and India (March 2011)

Co-Chair:

Co-Chair:

Ray Corrigan Raytheon International

Sattar Bawany DBM Asia Pacific

Torbjorn Karlsson Heidrick & Struggles

Varun Bhatia Kraft Foods

Cass Meyers Werner Aero Services

Energy

Co-Chair:

Information, Communication & Technology (ICT)

Co-Chair:

Michael McNeill McNeil Legal Pte Ltd

Arnaud Blandin Intalio

Byron Wong Chevron Corporation

Sheena Jacob ATMD Bird & Bird

John Viverito Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Yves Nolin Hewlett-Packard

Entrepreneur

Co-Chair:

Sarath Menon Orissa Associates

Wendell Wong Drew & Napier

Financial Services

Co-Chair:

Michael Lee International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR)

Elizabeth Hernandez Hewlett-Packard

Corinna Cox Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School

Andrew McGuire Caterpillar Asia

Cindy Payne Asia-Pacific Connections

Healthcare

Property

Co-Chair:

Gilberto de Lima Lopes John Hopkins Singapore International Medical Center Tommy Tan GE Healthcare Jeff Weisel Abbott Laboratories

Hospitality

Co-Chair:

Dan Durkin The American Club Tracy Waldorf International Executive Education Center

• Trans-Pacific Partnership

• ASEAN Harmonization

Annual Asean Business Outlook Survey AmCham conducts an annual survey of U.S. companies operating in: • Cambodia • Philippines • Vietnam

• Indonesia • Singapore

• Malaysia • Thailand

The results are shared with U.S., Singapore, and regional goverments.

Co-Chair: Helene Blanchette Fuji Xerox

• Corporate for Travel Promotion Proposal

• Double Taxation Agreement

Marketing & Communications Committee (MCC)

Government and Regional Affairs Co-Chair:

• U.S.-Singapore-Free Trade Agreement

Co-Chair:

Geoffrey Grice Freehills

Tom McCabe DBS Bank Pte Ltd

• Business Missions are led by Ambassador Adelman and offer excellent opportunities to meet with high-level goverment officials, network with local businesses, and gain knowledge on how to expand your operations.

Advocacy Papers

Legal

Robert Haak Insight InterAsia Pte Ltd

Gwynne Master Barclays Bank PLC

• Business Missions planned to Indonesia (September 2011) and Vietnam (November 2011) - dates are tentative

Leadership in the Asia Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce • APCAC is the regional organization of 27 AmChams in 21 economies across Asia Pacific, representing over 10,000 business and 50,000 executives • AmCham Singapore board members have served as APCAC Chairs in 2008-2010 and 2011-2012 • AmCham Singapore has lead production of 3 APCAC white papers to the U.S. Goverment.

Co-Chair:

Stephen E. Atherton Nai Global Arsh Chaudhry Cushman & Wakefield Michael de Jong-Douglas Mapletree Logistics Trust Management

Supply Chain Management

Co-Chair:

Frank Debet PricewaterhouseCoopers

Connect with us and our members on Social Media Join The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore’s fanpage on Facebook for photos and news, be part of our LinkedIn Discussion Group, follow us at www.twitter.com/amchamsingapore and watch videos of our events on our YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/amchamsingapore

For more information, please contact Nellie Yeoh Membership & Sponsorship Manager (nyeoh@amcham.org.sg)

Dorcas Foo Member Relations and Business Development Executive (dfoo@amcham.org.sg)

www.amcham.org.sg

The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore 1 Scotts Road, #23-03/04/05 Shaw Centre, Singapore 228208 Tel: +65 6597 5730 Fax: +65 6732 5917


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