AmCham Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City Events

Below is a listing of upcoming AmCham Vietnam events. You may click on the event title to read more details about each event, and to REGISTER ONLINE for the event.

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Upcoming Events for AmCham Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City

IT Group Meeting

When: Tue, August 28th, 2007
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Regular monthly meeting

Labor Day (U.S. Holiday)

When: Mon, September 3rd, 2007
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U.S. Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday in September. U.S. Government offices closed. Click the link to learn more about this holiday. Click here for a list of Vietnamese and U.S. holidays.

National Foundation Day (VN Holiday)

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Official Vietnamese Holiday celebrating Vietnam's Declaration of Independence and National Foundation. Falls on Sat, Sep 2; observed on Mon, Sep 4. Offices closed. Click the link to learn more about this holiday.

Deadline for application - U.S. Department of Commerce Business Development Mission to Vietnam

When: Wed, September 12th, 2007
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The application deadline is September 12, 2007. Completed applications should be submitted to the Office of Business Liaison. Applications received after September 12, 2007 will be considered only if space and scheduling constraints permit.

AmCham Members Night & Meet the Consulate General

When: Thu, September 13th, 2007
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Meet the new Consul General and other newly arrived officers. Update and key issues brief from the U.S. Consulate General. Cockail reception with networking opportunties with over 100 members. Spouses are we!ome and encouraged to attend!

Vietnam-U.S. ICT Commercial Dialogue - Hanoi (by invitation)

When: Mon, September 17th, 2007
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Dialogue between the Information and Communications Technology (ICT)authorities of both Vietnam and the U.S., together with businesses from both countries, regarding trade and investment promotion in the ICT industries.

Global Corporate Citizenship Conference - Washington DC

When: Wed, September 19th, 2007
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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) will host the 2007 Global Corporate Citizenship Conference on September 19 and 20 in Washington DC. The Conference will bring business leaders from across the country together to discuss the role of corporate citizenship in emerging market development.

Lunch: Leadership in Asia

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Leadership is perhaps the greatest challenge of any business career. But how should a leader behave in the Asian cultural context? How to navigate differing behavioral norms or deal with the ethical issues that can arise? Prof. DeKrey will share real life experiences of Asia's unique leadership challenge. Whether you are a seasoned business leader or on your first assignment to Asia, you will gain insight into the practical issues of leadership in the Asian context.

Columbus Day (U.S. Holiday)

When: Mon, October 8th, 2007
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Columbus Day is celebrated on the second Monday in October. U.S. Government offices closed. Click the link to learn more about this holiday. Click here for a list of Vietnamese and U.S. holidays.

Southern Economic Zone Investment Mart 2007

When: Tue, October 30th, 2007
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The Southern Key Economic Zone includes Ho Chi Minh City, Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Binh Duong, Binh Phuoc, Dong Nai, Long An, Tay Ninh, Tien Giang, and is the most dynamic growth hub of Vietnam -- representing 50% of the nation's GDP, absorbing 60% of the FDI, accounting for two-thirds the international air traffic, and 80% of all containerized exports. the Investment and Trade Promotion Center of HCM City, together with all the provinces in the Southern Economic Zone, will organize a two-day conference for international investors to consider investment and business opportunities in the region.

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gutierrez Business Development Mission

When: Mon, November 5th, 2007
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"Vietnam is an exciting new market that is providing opportunities for American businesses, manufacturers, and service providers," said Gutierrez. The mission will help U.S companies develop business and government contacts, solidify business strategies and obtain market access information. This opportunity also provides a platform for addressing policy and commercial issues including transparency, rule of law, intellectual property rights protection, trading and distribution rights, that U.S. companies face in the Vietnamese market. The delegation will include a cross-section of U.S. industries with commercial interests in Vietnam.

Veterans' Day (U.S. Holiday)

When: Sun, November 11th, 2007
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Veterans Day is celebrated on November 1. U.S. Government offices closed. Click the link to learn more about this holiday. Click here for a list of Vietnamese and U.S. holidays.

AmCham Singapore Business Development Mission

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Members of AmCham Singapore visit HCM City to explore business opportunities.

Thanksgiving Day (U.S. Holiday)

When: Thu, November 22nd, 2007
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Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November. U.S. Government offices closed. Click the link to learn more about this holiday. Click here for a list of Vietnamese and U.S. holidays.

INFRASTRUCTURE Vietnam 2007

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Focusing on Building & Construction, Mining & Forestry, Power Generation & Electrical Engineering, and Transportation. In cooperation with the Ministry of Construction.

American Chamber of Commerce in Okinawa (Japan)

The American Chamber of Commerce in Okinawa (ACCO) is a non-profit organization made up of over 100 members from the American and Okinawan business community. Although many Americans began their businesses here in l945, it wasn’t until 1953 that ACCO was founded, and a charter granted by the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America.