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How to Optimize Your Membership

1

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

Nominate the maximum number of employees for your company

Stretch your membership dollar by employing the maximum number of employees for your company so they can enjoy all the benefits of your membership. Large companies can appoint up to 20 employees and small companies can appoint up to 10 employees. For more details, email Dorcas Foo at dfoo@amcham.org.sg.

2

Stay informed with valuable business insights

Look to us for access to front-line information on Singapore and the region’s business environment and for best practices in the industry. Learn about the business environment from our e-newsletter, and print publications ASEAN Business Outlook Survey Report and Doing Business in Singapore: The Gateway to Southeast Asia.

3

Network with your peers at Committee Meetings

Members have access to 13 committees divided by industry and function, ranging from Aerospace to Financial Services to Government and Regional Affairs. Committee meetings are exclusive to AmCham members only, and provide participants an exclusive platform to network with leaders and peers in the industry, discuss current industry issues, share business insights, speak at meetings and gain exposure.

4

Learn insights from global leaders

Meet potential clients, rub shoulders with global leaders, discuss business issues with leading government officials, and interact with key industry leaders, professionals and business partners by participating in our full range of business and social activities.

5

Refer to OUR DIRECTORY for business contacts

The membership directory offers a comprehensive listing of AmCham Singapore’s member companies, as well as industry listings and other business resource listings. 65% of members refer to the directory for business contacts. The directory is distributed annually to all AmCham members in Singapore, other AmChams in the region and to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

6

Strengthen government relations

AmCham opens doors for companies new to the market, making it their best launch pad in Singapore and Asia. AmCham also advocates on behalf of companies when there are concerns on regulatory issues with governments.

7

Take part in the annual Washington Doorknock and business missions

Meet members of Congress and the Executive Branch of the U.S. government when you take part in the annual Doorknock visit to Washington DC. Participate in business missions where you will meet senior government officials and business leaders.

8

Gain exposure for your company

Reach out to the decision-makers through our branding, sponsorship and advertising opportunities. Raise your profile among the expanding business community and increase exposure in your company. Let us know your expertise and we would be happy to discuss profiling your company in an event and give your company a platform to reach the media.

9

Promote your products and services with the Small Business Directory and our Membership Exclusive program Promote your business and by offering members special rates and discounts when they show their AmCham membership card. Small member companies are also entitled to a listing in the Small Business Directory, free of charge.

10

A Platform for Global Business Leaders Advocacy | Insights | Exposure

Give back through our Corporate Social Responsibility program

Give back to the community by taking part in Corporate Community Day (CCD), organized by AmCham for its members every year. CCD is an AmCham initiative in which the Chamber’s member companies undertake volunteer events for local beneficiaries throughout Singapore on the same day. Employees of participating companies do volunteering work with a local charities to help fellow Singaporeans in need.

11

Get connected on our Social Media platforms

Connect with us and members on social media platforms. Watch our videos on our YouTube channel to learn the latest trends and insights, see our pictures on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and connect and engage with fellow AmCham members on LinkedIn.

12

Rent our rooms for your functions

Members can rent AmCham’s SAIS Auditorium or Boardroom at as low as $60 an hour. This comes with complimentary facilities.

For more information, please contact

NELLIE YEOH Head of Membership nyeoh@amcham.org.sg

DORCAS FOO Member Relations Manager dfoo@amcham.org.sg

w w w. a m c h a m . o r g . s g

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 w w w. a m c h a m . o r g . s g

EventS

About Us Nationality and size of companies

10% 18% Nationality of companies

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

46%

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

12%

Corporate (U.S.) Large

14%

Associate (non U.s.) Large

With 4,500 executives representing more than 720 companies, AmCham represents more than US$25 billion of investment in the region. With 200 events and committee meetings a year, even the busiest executive will find ample opportunities to network and gain business insights.

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 AmCham members

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

38%

Nationality of Executives 18% 4% 4%

Nationality of Executives

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

7%

Authors Series

Government & Regional Affairs

• Emerging As A Global Leader in 2020

• Breakfast with Douglas A. Smith, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

• Hot Commodities

American Australian/NEW ZEALAND INdian Malaysian Others

• The Brutal Truth About Asian Brands • Turning Crisis Into Profit: How to Make Money in Asian Property • Dealing with Corruption & Financial Crime in China

Corporate Citizenship • Doing Good Can Do You Good

Industry Insights

Use our platform to network and gain insights: You and your colleagues can attend our upcoming events and committee meetings at members’ prices.

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

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 the U.S. Government to discuss issues of relevance to the American business community in Asia Pacific.

Advertisements & Sponsorship 40% off advertisements in 7 online and print publications, including members’ e-newsletter and website. Reach a targeted audience through CEO roundtables, sponsorship of events and exposure through AmCham.

AmCham’s Exclusive Program All AmCham members are given AmCham membership cards. Offer our members special discounts to purchase your products/services.

Exposure

Affordable rental of our facilities

Speak at our events, and receive exposure in the following ways:

Very affordable rates for rental of facilities in

• 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.

• Discussion with U.S. Department of Commerce: Barriers to Trade in ASEAN

the heart of town – the SAIS Auditorium and the Boardroom. Rent our facilities for as low as S$60 an hour

• Corporate Community Day

Human Capital

• Can Consumers Rationally Choose Financial Products?

• AmCham Leadership Dialogue 2011

• Foreign Exchange - How to protect your business in a market that never sleeps

Global Leaders Series

Social Media 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.

Overseas Missions and Tours • Business Mission to India • Tour of Iskandar region, Malaysia • Business Mission to Indonesia • Business Mission to Vietnam

Personal Development Series • Don’t Let Writing Be Your Weakest Link • Looking Like a Leader: A Signature Style Workshop • Protecting your Organization from Sexual Harassment • The Art of Persuasion

• Entering the Human Age

• The Experts’ Guide to Transforming Your Meetings

• 2011 Hiring Outlook: What’s in Store for Banks and MNCs?

• The Skilled Negotiator

Regional Outlook Series

• What’s on the Minds of Middle Managers

• Doing Business in Myanmar

• Leadership That Gets Results

Information, Communication & Technology • ASEAN Telecommunications Industry: Hitting Saturation or Poised for the Next Leap?

• CEO Roundtable with Keith Williams, President, CEO and Trustee, Underwriters Laboratories

• ICT Analyst Series • Image and Reputation in the Age of Digital Communication

• CEO Roundtable Discussion with Michael Zink, Country Head and Country Officer, Citi Singapore • CEO Breakfast with Bob Pickard, President and CEO, Burson-Marsteller, Asia-Pacific • CEO Roundtable with Gregory Wade, Managing Director, Research In Motion Southeast Asia

Legal • Effectively Managing Legal Projects in Developing Asia • Counterfeits: Measuring it, Fighting it

• Breakfast with Carl Lukach, President Dupont • Breakfast with Peter Handal, Chairman & CEO, Dale Carnegie & Associates. • Breakfast with Glenn J. Rufrano, President and CEO, Cushman & Wakefield

Committees

• Managing The Media In A Crisis

• Lunch with Myron Brilliant, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

• Lunch with the U.S. Department of Commerce

• Roundtable Discussion with Timothy Geitner, Secretary of U.S. Treasury

Network

Engage with governments

• Breakfast with Former U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, Frank Lavin

• Lunch with the Export-Import Bank of the United States

• Special Olympics Gala Dinner

• Breakfast with Lim Hng Kiang, Minister for Trade & Industry

Benefits of Membership

• Low Budget, No Budget: Creative Ways To Market Your Business

• Breakfast with Admiral Patrick M. Walsh, Commander U.S. Pacific Fleet

• How Asia Can Shape the World

Financial Services Singaporean European

17%

It’s been a great year, with 160 events organized in 2011. AmCham is always looking for business experts to come speak at our events. For more information, please contact Farah Shahab at fshahab@amcham.org.sg.

Marketing & Communications

• Doing Business in Mongolia – One of the Fastest Growing Economies • Sri Lanka – Dawn of a New Era • The U.S.-China Economic Relationship • Trade and Investment Opportunities in Sri Lanka and the Maldives

U.S. Citizens Series • Introduction to Singapore Tax for U.S. Expatriates • Planning for College • U.S. Income Tax Update • U.S. Individual Income Tax 2011 and Beyond • U.S. Embassy Briefing

• Energizing Your Brand for The Modern World • From Malaysia to Saudi Arabia: Marketing to Muslim Markets

AmCham’s Committees focus on issues of concern to members, enable information exchange and foster networking opportunities. Frank exchanges make committee meetings a good resource for information on commercial and policy issues.

Aerospace and Defense

Financial Services

Energy

Government & Regional Affairs

Entrepreneur

Healthcare Human Capital

Information & Communications Technology Legal Marketing & Communications

Property Supply Chain Management TRAVEL & LEISURE

EventS

About Us Nationality and size of companies

10% 18% Nationality of companies

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

46%

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

12%

Corporate (U.S.) Large

14%

Associate (non U.s.) Large

With 4,500 executives representing more than 720 companies, AmCham represents more than US$25 billion of investment in the region. With 200 events and committee meetings a year, even the busiest executive will find ample opportunities to network and gain business insights.

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 AmCham members

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

38%

Nationality of Executives 18% 4% 4%

Nationality of Executives

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

7%

Authors Series

Government & Regional Affairs

• Emerging As A Global Leader in 2020

• Breakfast with Douglas A. Smith, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

• Hot Commodities

American Australian/NEW ZEALAND INdian Malaysian Others

• The Brutal Truth About Asian Brands • Turning Crisis Into Profit: How to Make Money in Asian Property • Dealing with Corruption & Financial Crime in China

Corporate Citizenship • Doing Good Can Do You Good

Industry Insights

Use our platform to network and gain insights: You and your colleagues can attend our upcoming events and committee meetings at members’ prices.

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

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 the U.S. Government to discuss issues of relevance to the American business community in Asia Pacific.

Advertisements & Sponsorship 40% off advertisements in 7 online and print publications, including members’ e-newsletter and website. Reach a targeted audience through CEO roundtables, sponsorship of events and exposure through AmCham.

AmCham’s Exclusive Program All AmCham members are given AmCham membership cards. Offer our members special discounts to purchase your products/services.

Exposure

Affordable rental of our facilities

Speak at our events, and receive exposure in the following ways:

Very affordable rates for rental of facilities in

• 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.

• Discussion with U.S. Department of Commerce: Barriers to Trade in ASEAN

the heart of town – the SAIS Auditorium and the Boardroom. Rent our facilities for as low as S$60 an hour

• Corporate Community Day

Human Capital

• Can Consumers Rationally Choose Financial Products?

• AmCham Leadership Dialogue 2011

• Foreign Exchange - How to protect your business in a market that never sleeps

Global Leaders Series

Social Media 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.

Overseas Missions and Tours • Business Mission to India • Tour of Iskandar region, Malaysia • Business Mission to Indonesia • Business Mission to Vietnam

Personal Development Series • Don’t Let Writing Be Your Weakest Link • Looking Like a Leader: A Signature Style Workshop • Protecting your Organization from Sexual Harassment • The Art of Persuasion

• Entering the Human Age

• The Experts’ Guide to Transforming Your Meetings

• 2011 Hiring Outlook: What’s in Store for Banks and MNCs?

• The Skilled Negotiator

Regional Outlook Series

• What’s on the Minds of Middle Managers

• Doing Business in Myanmar

• Leadership That Gets Results

Information, Communication & Technology • ASEAN Telecommunications Industry: Hitting Saturation or Poised for the Next Leap?

• CEO Roundtable with Keith Williams, President, CEO and Trustee, Underwriters Laboratories

• ICT Analyst Series • Image and Reputation in the Age of Digital Communication

• CEO Roundtable Discussion with Michael Zink, Country Head and Country Officer, Citi Singapore • CEO Breakfast with Bob Pickard, President and CEO, Burson-Marsteller, Asia-Pacific • CEO Roundtable with Gregory Wade, Managing Director, Research In Motion Southeast Asia

Legal • Effectively Managing Legal Projects in Developing Asia • Counterfeits: Measuring it, Fighting it

• Breakfast with Carl Lukach, President Dupont • Breakfast with Peter Handal, Chairman & CEO, Dale Carnegie & Associates. • Breakfast with Glenn J. Rufrano, President and CEO, Cushman & Wakefield

Committees

• Managing The Media In A Crisis

• Lunch with Myron Brilliant, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

• Lunch with the U.S. Department of Commerce

• Roundtable Discussion with Timothy Geitner, Secretary of U.S. Treasury

Network

Engage with governments

• Breakfast with Former U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, Frank Lavin

• Lunch with the Export-Import Bank of the United States

• Special Olympics Gala Dinner

• Breakfast with Lim Hng Kiang, Minister for Trade & Industry

Benefits of Membership

• Low Budget, No Budget: Creative Ways To Market Your Business

• Breakfast with Admiral Patrick M. Walsh, Commander U.S. Pacific Fleet

• How Asia Can Shape the World

Financial Services Singaporean European

17%

It’s been a great year, with 160 events organized in 2011. AmCham is always looking for business experts to come speak at our events. For more information, please contact Farah Shahab at fshahab@amcham.org.sg.

Marketing & Communications

• Doing Business in Mongolia – One of the Fastest Growing Economies • Sri Lanka – Dawn of a New Era • The U.S.-China Economic Relationship • Trade and Investment Opportunities in Sri Lanka and the Maldives

U.S. Citizens Series • Introduction to Singapore Tax for U.S. Expatriates • Planning for College • U.S. Income Tax Update • U.S. Individual Income Tax 2011 and Beyond • U.S. Embassy Briefing

• Energizing Your Brand for The Modern World • From Malaysia to Saudi Arabia: Marketing to Muslim Markets

AmCham’s Committees focus on issues of concern to members, enable information exchange and foster networking opportunities. Frank exchanges make committee meetings a good resource for information on commercial and policy issues.

Aerospace and Defense

Financial Services

Energy

Government & Regional Affairs

Entrepreneur

Healthcare Human Capital

Information & Communications Technology Legal Marketing & Communications

Property Supply Chain Management TRAVEL & LEISURE

How to Optimize Your Membership

1

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

Nominate the maximum number of employees for your company

Stretch your membership dollar by employing the maximum number of employees for your company so they can enjoy all the benefits of your membership. Large companies can appoint up to 20 employees and small companies can appoint up to 10 employees. For more details, email Dorcas Foo at dfoo@amcham.org.sg.

2

Stay informed with valuable business insights

Look to us for access to front-line information on Singapore and the region’s business environment and for best practices in the industry. Learn about the business environment from our e-newsletter, and print publications ASEAN Business Outlook Survey Report and Doing Business in Singapore: The Gateway to Southeast Asia.

3

Network with your peers at Committee Meetings

Members have access to 13 committees divided by industry and function, ranging from Aerospace to Financial Services to Government and Regional Affairs. Committee meetings are exclusive to AmCham members only, and provide participants an exclusive platform to network with leaders and peers in the industry, discuss current industry issues, share business insights, speak at meetings and gain exposure.

4

Learn insights from global leaders

Meet potential clients, rub shoulders with global leaders, discuss business issues with leading government officials, and interact with key industry leaders, professionals and business partners by participating in our full range of business and social activities.

5

Refer to OUR DIRECTORY for business contacts

The membership directory offers a comprehensive listing of AmCham Singapore’s member companies, as well as industry listings and other business resource listings. 65% of members refer to the directory for business contacts. The directory is distributed annually to all AmCham members in Singapore, other AmChams in the region and to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

6

Strengthen government relations

AmCham opens doors for companies new to the market, making it their best launch pad in Singapore and Asia. AmCham also advocates on behalf of companies when there are concerns on regulatory issues with governments.

7

Take part in the annual Washington Doorknock and business missions

Meet members of Congress and the Executive Branch of the U.S. government when you take part in the annual Doorknock visit to Washington DC. Participate in business missions where you will meet senior government officials and business leaders.

8

Gain exposure for your company

Reach out to the decision-makers through our branding, sponsorship and advertising opportunities. Raise your profile among the expanding business community and increase exposure in your company. Let us know your expertise and we would be happy to discuss profiling your company in an event and give your company a platform to reach the media.

9

Promote your products and services with the Small Business Directory and our Membership Exclusive program Promote your business and by offering members special rates and discounts when they show their AmCham membership card. Small member companies are also entitled to a listing in the Small Business Directory, free of charge.

10

A Platform for Global Business Leaders Advocacy | Insights | Exposure

Give back through our Corporate Social Responsibility program

Give back to the community by taking part in Corporate Community Day (CCD), organized by AmCham for its members every year. CCD is an AmCham initiative in which the Chamber’s member companies undertake volunteer events for local beneficiaries throughout Singapore on the same day. Employees of participating companies do volunteering work with a local charities to help fellow Singaporeans in need.

11

Get connected on our Social Media platforms

Connect with us and members on social media platforms. Watch our videos on our YouTube channel to learn the latest trends and insights, see our pictures on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and connect and engage with fellow AmCham members on LinkedIn.

12

Rent our rooms for your functions

Members can rent AmCham’s SAIS Auditorium or Boardroom at as low as $60 an hour. This comes with complimentary facilities.

For more information, please contact

NELLIE YEOH Head of Membership nyeoh@amcham.org.sg

DORCAS FOO Member Relations Manager dfoo@amcham.org.sg

w w w. a m c h a m . o r g . s g

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 w w w. a m c h a m . o r g . s g


AmCham Singapore 2012 Membership Brochure