Welcome to The American Chamber of Commerce

April Palmerlee CEO of the American Chamber of Commerce Australia

AmCham’s aim is to be a critical hub offering connections and access to opportunity. AmCham gives members exclusive access to thought leadership, communities of interest, policy advice, business advocacy, information, and relationships with business and government. We are the hub providing members with a competitive advantage to grow their businesses efficiently and intelligently.

Our roots are in America, but today we serve the business community across Australia and the entire Asia-Pacific region. With offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, and Perth, AmCham is Australia’s largest and most prestigious international business organisation. We provide assistance to U.S. and Australian companies and we promote trade, commerce and investment to and from Australia.

Get to know AmCham and see how we can help you grow your business!

Upcoming Events

16 March 2021 | PERTH
AmCham Recharged 2021: A Chance to Reconnect 

2020 was a difficult year with varied opportunity to connect in person. As 2021 takes off, we look forward to engaging the business community in Perth via AmCham. There's nothing quite like meeting with other business professionals in person, sparking new ideas or refining current plans.

We look forward to welcoming you to the American Chamber of Commerce WA's first in-person event for 2021.

Event Speakers:
Bill Townsend, Vice President Corporate, INPEX Operations Australia, Director, American Chamber of Commerce in Australia
Kristie Young, 
General Manager - WA and NT, American Chamber of Commerce in Australia
Byron McDonald, 
Managing Director and Owner, Quest East Perth
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25 March 2021 | MELBOURNE
Our New Economy - What will it mean for your business?

Just what happened in 2020? Will Victoria ever be the same again? The economy, business and individuals have been affected by COVID in ways unimaginable before the outbreak. Alan Oster is the Group Chief Economist at NAB, responsible for NAB's global economic and financial forecasts. He is a highly and much quoted commentator on Australian and global economic trends and policy issues. The bank has to get it right. He will tell us what this year will look like and what you need to know to plan for your business.

Event Speakers:
Alan Oster, Group Chief Economist, NAB
Kyle Mangini
Global Head of Infrastructure, IFM Investors
Moderated by Sara James, Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist and author and Director, Bespoke Approach

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31 March 2021 | SYDNEY
Hollywood to Harbourside 


Hollywood is the world’s most established film producing industry, but Australia’s success in managing the coronavirus pandemic has seen an enormous surge in local production of international features, with Sydney at the epicentre.

Event Speakers:
Hon Paul Fletcher MP, Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts, Australian Parliament
Kylie Watson-Wheeler, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, The Walt Disney Company, Australia and New Zealand

Luke Hetherington, Executive in Charge, Industrial Light Magic (ILM) Singapore & Sydney
Kate Marks, Chief Executive Officer, Ausfilm
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22 April 2021 | SYDNEY
NSW - The Way Forward 

In 2020, the people of NSW faced many challenges: bushfires, drought and COVID-19. One year since Australia was first hit by the pandemic, the NSW Premier will discuss how collaboration between business and government can rebuild the state economy and make it even more resilient and self-sufficient. In a fireside chat with David Koch, Premier Berejiklian will present a vision for partnership between the private and public sector as a powerful driver of economic growth and innovation.

The Hon Gladys Berejiklian MP, Premier, NSW Government
David Koch, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, ausbiz

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29 - 30 April 2021 | ADELAIDE
Health Familiarisation Tour Adelaide, South Australia

The American Chamber of Commerce in Australia is pleased to offer your business the opportunity to join them and other senior business leaders on a Trade Mission to Adelaide from April 29 to 30, 2021. Discover South Australia’s truly remarkable health and medical capabilities.

You can engage with some of the brightest people in biotech and clinical trials, digital health and innovation, modern ageing and learn why more and more organisations are choosing Adelaide, South Australia, as the ideal base to grow their business. The delegation will be led by Consul General Michael Kleine and AmCham CEO April Palmerlee.         
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