On behalf of Chairman Walter Dias and President Richard Vuylsteke , we are pleased to announce that the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (AmCham HK) will hold its annual Washington DC Doorknock on June 13-15, 2016. Optional briefings with specific industry focus and think tanks will be available on June 16, 2016.
We sincerely hope to receive an expression of interest from you and/or your colleagues for this mission to meet with interlocutors from :
The Administration (e.g. Dept of State, Commerce, and US Trade Representatives) Congressional Offices (e.g. China Caucus, House/Senate Committee for Foreign Relations) Think Tanks (e.g. The Brookings Institute, CSIS, PIIE) Other important stakeholders (e.g. The World Bank)
Schedule and Administrative Fee
Main Group : June 13-15 (Mon-Wed) (US$2,400) Optional Sub-Group (Specific Industry/Think Tanks): June 16, 2016 (Thu) (US$800) SelectUSA Investment Summit will be held from June 19-21, 2016 in Washington DC.
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The strategic importance of US' participation in global and regional trade including Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), US-ASEAN Relations, African Growth & Opportunity Act (AGOA) and US-China bilateral investment treaty (BIT) The role of Hong Kong as a regional and global platform, and important issues facing the American and international business community based in the Asia Pacific Other industry-specific issues covering financial services, tax, apparel and footwear, agriculture, and others (open to suggestions)
A Call for Delegates
We wish to invite all AmCham HK members who are interested to submit their name to be considered for the delegation.
As the number of delegates for the Doorknock is limited, delegates will be selected based on the following criteria:
Understanding of the issues member companies face Ability to convey, as a globally or regionally based executive, the experience of a U.S. or international company in Hong Kong, China and the Asia Pacific region Ability to represent the Chamber as well as their own industry/sector Prior involvement with and/or leadership in AmCham HK
Please complete the Expression of Interest Form and submit by April 15, 2016 (Thursday) . A final shortlist of delegates will be announced by the end of April.
Click here for the Expression of Interest Form (Deadline: April 15, 2016)
Sponsorship Opportunities Available
A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available, including on-the-ground transportation, and catering for breakfast, lunch, cocktail reception and/or dinner. Exposure will depend on the level of sponsorship. Please find general sponsorship entitlements below.
Acknowledgement by Chairman and President at Doorknock; Speaking and Q&A opportunities at relevant briefings; Company Logo in communications and marketing material; Special thanks and quotes in Special Washington DC Doorknock Report to be published in AmCham HK monthly magazine biz.hk.
Delegates will be responsible to pay for their own expenses including airfare and hotel. AmCh am HK will recommend a designated hotel in Washington, D.C. and delegates will need to make their own booking. The administrative fee as listed above will cover breakfast, lunch, and ground transportation during the trip. Prior to the trip, delegates will be expected to participate in Doorknock briefing and planning meetings at the AmCham HK office. Please submit by April 15 , 2016 (Friday) .
Queenie Tsui (Ms.)
Government Relations & Public Affairs