2011-06 Washington Doorknock, June 12-15, 2011

APCAC The Asia-Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce (APCAC) consists of 27 member AmChams that represent the growing interests of 10,000 businesses and 50,000 executives in 21 countries and economies of the Asia-Pacific region. The APCAC membership manages trade volumes in excess of US$400 billion and direct investments (FDI) of over US$200 billion.

The Washington Doorknock is APCAC’s annual meeting in Washington DC with leaders of the U.S. Government Executive Branch (White House, State, Treasury, Commerce, Homeland Security, U.S. Trade Representative, etc.) and Legislative Branch, both the Senate and the House of Representatives, to discuss issues in U.S. relations with the Asia Pacific region and countries.

At this event you’ll have opportunities to network with peers from around the Asia-Pacific region, meet fellow members of AmChams Boards of Governors, both senior executives from MNCs and entrepreneurs that have developed substantial APCAC-based businesses.

In addition, you’ll meet senior U.S. government and business leaders that have a special interest in the issues and developments in the Asia-Pacific region.

Conference Schedule - At-a-Glance (Additional details to be provided)

Sun, Jun 12 Welcome meeting, overview, cocktail hour 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon, Jun 13 Meetings with US Administration Officials 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
. Evening Reception 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Tues, Jun 14 Executive Branch, Hill Meetings, APCAC Board Meeting 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
. Evening strategy session and dinner 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Wed, Jun 15 Congressional Meetings 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

APCAC Report 2011 - to be provided

Report to APEC Leaders, Nov 2010

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APCAC Report 2010

In the APCAC Report 2010, Ameriusiness leaders across Asia Pacific offer their recommendations for advancing the competitiveness of American products and services in the fastest growing region of the world. The APCAC Report was a new initiative stemming from the 2009 APCAC Conference in Singapore. Now in its second year, the APCAC Report 2010 has been expanded to include even moredback from companies to both the U.S. and regional governments.

AmCham Thailand - Bangkok

AmCham provides American businesses and businesspersons with a venue for the exchange of ideas and for identifying common purposes to pursue in both the private and government sectors, in Thailand, in the Asian region, and in the United States.