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Upcoming events

    • 23 Nov 2017
    • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Wrestlers offices, 21 Jessie Street, Wellington
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    Doing business with the USA seminar

    The USA is New Zealand's third largest export market with goods exports totaling $5.5 billion plus over $2.1 billion in services.  Come along and hear from the experts who have been successful there and from those who can assist you to enter and do business in the US market.

    Programme & Speakers

    Zach Norris, Partner, Norris Echetebu Law
    How to set up a company in the USA and other legal aspects including visas 

    Lance Morris, Managing Director, Global US Tax
    Understanding US sales tax 

    Linda Jenkinson, Cofounder - John Paul Group; Director - Air New Zealand; Director - The Guild; Director - Massey Foundation
    Workshop on How to pitch to US businesses – what works, what doesn’t

    Hamish Clark,  Senior Vice President, Noel Group Inc/Kiwi Launch Pad (Houston)
    It’s not just the west coast – other opportunities

    Kristen Lunman, Innovation Director, Kiwi Wealth
    Tech and Innovation

    What assistance is available to NZ companies looking to set up a business and invest in the USA – SelectUSA


    Date: 23 November

    Time: 4.00pm to 7.00pm, seminar followed by refreshments and networking 
    Venue: Wrestlers offices, 21 Jessie Street, Wellington
    Cost: $25 inc GST


    • 07 Dec 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • The Langham Hotel, 83 Symonds Street, Auckland, 1010
    Register

    Malcolm Gladwell, Live in Auckland - The Future: Disrupted & Reimagined, 7th December

    The American Chamber of Commerce NZ is proud to partner with The Growth Faculty in bringing you: Malcolm Gladwell LIVE

    BOOK THROUGH American Chamber of Commerce TO SAVE $100

    The Future: Disrupted & Reimagined blends a combination of economics and behavioural science to decode what drives human behaviour, motivation and success.

    Eye-opening, original and immediately practical; five times best-selling author of Outliers, Blink and The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell brings cutting-edge content, Q&A and immediately actionable insight to our Auckland audience.

    One of the most influential minds of our time; burning curiosity, alarming intuition and an appetite for exposing concealed truths in the seemingly mundane. Don’t miss Malcolm Gladwell LIVE.

    Half day seminar

    BOOK NOW


    Standard Rates after 29 Sept

    Individual tickets $595 inc GST
    Groups of 4-9 $575 inc GST
    Groups of 10+ $550 inc GST


    Venue: Langham Hotel, 83 Symonds Street, Auckland

    Time: 9.00am to 12.00 Noon

    Tickets Include:

    • Access to full day program
    • Conference material
    • Morning Tea


    • 22 Feb 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Akarana Golf Club Inc, 1388 Dominion Rd, Mount Roskill, Auckland 1041

    2018 United Airlines - AmCham Ambrose Golf Tournament - 22 Feb

    The tournament is Ambrose format golf, which means that golfers of all skill levels can take part and enjoy themselves. This is the perfect way to thank clients, foster new business relationships or build your team's spirit for the year ahead. There will be a MAXIMUM handicap of 24 for any golfer who is not an affiliated golf club member.

    United Airlines has sponsored an return economy airfare to San Francisco for the first person to achieve a hole in one on 5th. If this is not achieved there will be a business card draw. The winner has to be there at the time of the draw to be eligible.  

    Venue: Akarana Golf Club Inc, 1388 Dominion Rd, Mount Roskill, Auckland 1041


    Time:

    11.30am              Registration & BBQ Lunch
    12.15pm             Teams move to allocated tees
    12.30noon          Tee Off
    5.30pm                Pre-dinner drinks
    6.30pm                Dinner and prize giving
    7.00pm                Finish

    Cost:
    Hole sponsor & Team of four $1,000.00 inc GST
    Team of four $750.00 inc GST
    Individual entry $187.50 incGST

    Longest Drive sponsorship 18th hole $172.50 inc GST
    Nearest the Pin sponsorship 8th hole $172.50 inc GST
    Nearest the Pin sponsorship 15th hole $172.50 inc GST

    We are also looking for prize donations.

    Registrations close 9th February  


    • 08 Mar 2018
    • 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM
    • TBA, Wellington
    • 100
    Annual AmCham Wellington Reception for Members, MP's, Government officials and companies doing business with the USA    


    Invitation only event.

    Sponsored by
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    • 24 May 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    • Room WG308, AUT University, Sir Paul Reeves Building, 2 Governor Fitzroy Place (off Mayoral Drive or St Paul's St) Auckland City

       NOTICE OF AGM

    The 49th Annual General Meeting of The American Chamber of Commerce in New Zealand Inc. will be held at AUT University, Room WG308, Sir Paul Reeves Building, 2 Governor Fitzroy Place (off Mayoral Drive or St Paul's St) Auckland City - 55 Wellesley St, Auckland 1010

    on Thursday 24th May 2018 at 5.00pm

    1.      Apologies   

    2.      Confirmation of the Minutes of the 48th Annual General Meeting, held 25 May 2017

    3.      Matters arising from the Minutes

    4.      Presentation of the Presidents Annual Report and Accounts

    5.      Election of officers of the Board

    6.      Election of Honorary appointments

             Honorary Auditor: REbiz

             Honorary Solicitor: Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

    7.      General Business

    Please advise if you are able to attend or wish to submit an apology. 

    For those attending we will email the Presidents Report, the 2017 AGM Minutes and the 31/12/17 audited accounts just before the meeting.

    We thank you for your continued support.

     A reception will directly follow on from the AGM and a separate invite will be sent shortly

    Hosted by


    • 24 May 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Auckland University of Technology, Sir Paul Reeves Building, 2 Governor Fitzroy Place (off Mayoral Drive or St Paul's St) Auckland City
    • 120
      Reception


    The Board of the American Chamber of Commerce

    in New Zealand

    Invites you to a reception for Members and others doing business in with USA

    This reception will directly follow on from the AGM

    24th May 2018

    5.30pm to 7.30pm

    Auckland University of Technology, Room WG308, Sir Paul Reeves Building, 2 Governor Fitzroy Place(off Mayoral Drive or St Paul's St) Auckland City

    Hosted by

     


Past events

22 Nov 2017 Wellington CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
21 Nov 2017 2017 AmCham Stableford Golf Tournament
16 Nov 2017 Annual Year End Celebration and New Member reception, 16th Nov
16 Nov 2017 November CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
26 Oct 2017 Sustaining Member wine tasting soiree with Cavit & Co and Constellation Wines
26 Oct 2017 October CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
27 Sep 2017 How business & institutions are countering the challenge of disruption
21 Sep 2017 September CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
19 Sep 2017 Wellington CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
14 Sep 2017 Alabama Trade Mission to NZ reception
14 Sep 2017 Alabama Trade Mission to NZ breakfast
17 Aug 2017 August CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
09 Aug 2017 Wellington CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
03 Aug 2017 2017 AmCham-DHL Express Success & Innovations Awards
13 Jul 2017 Lunch with the new U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa, Scott Brown, 13th July
05 Jul 2017 Wellington CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
03 Jul 2017 CODEL
09 Jun 2017 June CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
25 May 2017 Reception for Members and others doing business in with USA
25 May 2017 2017 AGM
18 May 2017 May CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
02 May 2017 Doing business with the USA seminar
12 Apr 2017 April CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
11 Apr 2017 Business networking event with - Dion Nash, Dale Clareburt and James Bergin
05 Apr 2017 Gallup research report and panel on Women in America: Work and Life Well-Lived"
28 Mar 2017 RESCHEDULED - 2017 United Airlines - AmCham Ambrose Golf Tournament, 28th March
15 Mar 2017 March CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
10 Mar 2017 Matthew J. Matthews US Deputy Assistant Secretary and Ambassador for APEC
09 Mar 2017 Simon Sinek LIVE | Author of "Start with Why" & "Leaders Eat Last", 9th March ONLY VIP TICKETS LEFT
08 Mar 2017 AmCham Wellington Reception for Members, MP's, Government officials and companies doing business with the USA
07 Mar 2017 Wellington CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
22 Feb 2017 Update on USA from Leon Grice, NZ Consul General in Los Angeles
21 Feb 2017 February CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
13 Feb 2017 Reception for Texas Farm Bureau delegation
17 Jan 2017 Farewell reception for US Ambassador Mark Gilbert & Nancy Gilbert
02 Dec 2016 Wellington CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
30 Nov 2016 Women in Business with Helen Robinson, Joanna Doolan & Sarah Noonan
28 Nov 2016 Annual Year End Celebration and New Member reception, 28th Nov
22 Nov 2016 AmCham Stableford Golf Tournament
10 Nov 2016 November CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
09 Nov 2016 US Election night party, in association with the US Consulate, 9th Nov
21 Oct 2016 Breakfast with Minister Steven Joyce followed by an Economic & Investment Panel, 21st Oct
20 Oct 2016 Reception for AmCham Australia Board & Delegation
12 Oct 2016 October CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
05 Oct 2016 Breakfast with Chicago Fed President & CEO Charles Evans, 5th Oct
22 Sep 2016 September CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
20 Sep 2016 Wellington CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
14 Sep 2016 Business seminar - "Go for growth" with Verne Harnish, founder of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), 14th September
26 Aug 2016 August CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
18 Aug 2016 2016 AmCham-DHL Express Success & Innovations Awards
12 Aug 2016 Roundtable with former US Ambassador Derek Shearer, US political expert and the Stuart Chevalier Professor of Diplomacy and World Affairs at Occidental College
04 Aug 2016 Reception with Houston Airport System
28 Jul 2016 An audience with Craig Hickson, MD, Progressive Meats & Micheal Whitehead, CEO of Wherescape Software talking about what entrepreneurism means to them.
28 Jul 2016 July CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
08 Jul 2016 Wellington CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
04 Jul 2016 Dave Hilfman, Senior VP Worldwide Sales, for United Airlines
27 Jun 2016 Reception for Los Angeles & Phoenix business delegation
09 Jun 2016 An audience with Jamie Beaton, CEO and Co-Founder of Crimson Consulting Ltd
08 Jun 2016 June CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
27 May 2016 Breakfast with North American Heads of Mission Tim Groser, Leon Grice (USA) and Daniel Mellsop (Canada)
25 May 2016 Reception for Members and others doing business in with USA
25 May 2016 2016 AGM
25 May 2016 May CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
18 May 2016 Lunch with Rohit Shukla, CEO of Larta Institute, CA, USA - Succeeding in the US - Accelerating and commercialising early stage companies globally - Global trends in agriculture, food and nutrition
09 May 2016 Member lunch with Ambassador Mark Gilbert - “Why Elections Matter – Trends, Demographics, and Issues in the 2016 Presidential Elections”
26 Apr 2016 Breakfast with Drew Quinn, Deputy Assistant USTR for Southeast Asia and the Pacific and U.S. Deputy Chief Negotiator for the Trans-Pacific Partnership
13 Apr 2016 OSAC cyber security briefing
08 Apr 2016 April CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
17 Mar 2016 March CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
11 Mar 2016 Wellington CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
10 Mar 2016 AmCham Wellington Member & Government Officials Reception
08 Mar 2016 CANCELLED - Cliff Viner, Founder & Principal at AVM, LP and III Capital Management
19 Feb 2016 2016 Hawaiian Airlines - AmCham Auckland Ambrose Golf Tournament
18 Feb 2016 Canada NZ Business Assoc briefing with Simon Tucker & Nick Fleming
11 Feb 2016 February CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
25 Nov 2015 New & Sustaining Member Reception
24 Nov 2015 AmCham Stableford Golf Tournament
23 Nov 2015 International education: the national imperatives - Grant McPherson, CEO of Eduction New Zealand 23rd Nov
19 Nov 2015 SelectUSA Seminar, Wellington
18 Nov 2015 SelectUSA Seminar, Christchurch
18 Nov 2015 Roundtable lunch with Ambassador Mark Gilbert
17 Nov 2015 SelectUSA Seminar, Auckland
12 Nov 2015 November CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
28 Oct 2015 Doing business with the USA seminar- Hamilton 28th October
21 Oct 2015 October CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
28 Sep 2015 Wellington CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
22 Sep 2015 September CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
26 Aug 2015 August CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
20 Aug 2015 2015 AmCham-DHL Express Success & Innovations Awards & 50th Anniversary Dinner
31 Jul 2015 Seminar - Building robust strategy in the age of disruption with Matt Tice, Managing Director, Palladium Group Asia Pacific
23 Jul 2015 An audience with Daniel Radcliffe, EY entrepreneur Of The Year 2014
20 Jul 2015 US tech entrepreneur Craig Elliott, CEO of Pertino Inc.
15 Jul 2015 July CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
03 Jul 2015 Wellington CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
04 Jun 2015 June CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
28 May 2015 AGM Reception
28 May 2015 AGM
26 May 2015 May CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
01 May 2015 Wellington CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
30 Apr 2015 Doing business with the USA - Wellington 30th April
29 Apr 2015 April CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
26 Mar 2015 Seminar - Customer Innovation, the next frontier with Mark Cashion, Palladium Group Australia, 26th March
18 Mar 2015 March CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
05 Mar 2015 AmCham Wellington Member & Government Officials Reception
04 Mar 2015 Wellington CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
26 Feb 2015 February CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
20 Feb 2015 Hawaiian Airlines - AmCham Auckland Ambrose Golf Tournament
12 Feb 2015 Lunch with US Ambassador Mark Gilbert, 12th February
27 Nov 2014 Wellington - Research findings how Young New Zealanders' attitudes towards national and cultural identity show biggest shift in 20 years, with Jacqueline Smart & Simon Lendrum of JWT
26 Nov 2014 New & Sustaining Member Reception
25 Nov 2014 4th AmCham no frills Serious Golfers Day
20 Nov 2014 Auckland - Research findings how Young New Zealanders' attitudes towards national and cultural identity show biggest shift in 20 years, with Jacqueline Smart & Simon Lendrum of JWT
18 Nov 2014 November CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
04 Nov 2014 Maureen Dougherty, President of Boeing Australia & South Pacific
14 Oct 2014 Cyber Security briefing with Mark Shaw, Technology Strategist, Symantec
23 Sep 2014 Wellington CEO's lunch with Neville Jordan, CNZM, Executive Chairman of Endeavour Capital Ltd - “Taking an investment vehicle offshore”
22 Sep 2014 Going to America - Risks and Rewards: What Export Orientated Companies Need to Understand About IP - Paul Adams, CEO, EveredgeIP
16 Sep 2014 September CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
08 Sep 2014 Doing business & investing in the USA - SelectUSA
21 Aug 2014 August CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
11 Aug 2014 Leadership for Execution of Strategy seminar with Matt Tice, Managing Director, Palladium Group Asia Pacific, 11th August
07 Aug 2014 2014 AmCham-DHL Express Success & Innovations Awards Dinner
05 Aug 2014 TPP update with Trade Minister Tim Groser
31 Jul 2014 July CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
30 Jul 2014 AGM Reception
30 Jul 2014 AGM
09 Jul 2014 Ross Pinkerton, Principal, Connectionz in Toronto
03 Jul 2014 Books in Homes breakfast with Ben Carson, one of the world’s pre-eminent neurosurgeons, former head of Paediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, 3 July
01 Jul 2014 Wellington CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
25 Jun 2014 An audience with Rod Drury, CEO, Xero
18 Jun 2014 June CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
23 May 2014 North American Heads of Mission breakfast with Simon Tucker & Leon Grice
22 May 2014 Business Model Innovation seminar presented by Matt Tice, MD Asia-Pacific, Palladium Group
14 May 2014 May CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
07 May 2014 Political & pre budget Economic update 7th May
28 Apr 2014 Cameron Gawley Co-founder and CEO of Buzzshift USA
15 Apr 2014 April CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
25 Mar 2014 RESCHEDULED - Update on USA from Leon Grice, NZ Consul General in Los Angeles
19 Mar 2014 March CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
13 Mar 2014 Reception for St Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas
06 Mar 2014 Wellington CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
05 Mar 2014 AmCham Wellington Member & Government Officials Reception
19 Feb 2014 February CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
14 Feb 2014 Hawaiian Airlines - AmCham Auckland Ambrose Golf Tournament
12 Feb 2014 Roundtable meeting with US ABAC representatives
28 Nov 2013 New & Sustaining Member Reception
26 Nov 2013 3rd AmCham no frills Serious Golfers Day
20 Nov 2013 November CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
20 Nov 2013 Jeff Cole, The Impact of the Internet: Trends, Fads & Transformation
07 Nov 2013 Doing business with the USA (Christchurch)
05 Nov 2013 Peter Bryant, CEO Clareo Partners & Senior Fellow Kellogg Innovation Network
24 Oct 2013 October CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
23 Oct 2013 Wellington CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
16 Oct 2013 Doing business with the USA -Auckland 16th Oct
24 Sep 2013 A audience with Mark Adamson, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Fletcher Building
23 Sep 2013 US Congressional Staffers Reception
17 Sep 2013 September CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
12 Sep 2013 An audience with Craig Heatley CMNZ, Founder of Rainbow Group and Sky TV
04 Sep 2013 Business women's lunch with Lise Edwards, former VP of Oracle and leader of the Oracle Women’s Leadership - "The challenges of managing the talent lifecycle"
21 Aug 2013 Business War Games Presented by Matt Tice and Mathieu Liminana, Palladium Group
20 Aug 2013 August CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
08 Aug 2013 2013 AmCham-DHL Express Success & Innovations Awards Dinner
25 Jul 2013 Wellington CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
09 Jul 2013 July CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
05 Jul 2013 Christchurch CEOs Lunch
27 Jun 2013 Ernest Bower, Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Washington DC
20 Jun 2013 Cavit & Co Ltd and Constellation Brands New Zealand Ltd showcase
11 Jun 2013 June CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
06 Jun 2013 AGM Reception
06 Jun 2013 AGM
04 Jun 2013 An audience with Kiwi entrepreneur Derek Handley
13 May 2013 May CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
10 May 2013 A audience with Theo Spierings, Chief Executive, Fonterra Cooperative Group
09 May 2013 Pacific Breakfast with Heads of Mission from Washington, Los Angeles, Canberra, Fiji, Samoa, Solomon Islands, & Cook Islands
10 Apr 2013 April CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
20 Mar 2013 An audience with Sir William Gallagher for his book launch of "Legend"
12 Mar 2013 March CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
07 Mar 2013 Wellington CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
06 Mar 2013 AmCham Wellington Reception & farewell for Dr the Rt Hon Lockwood Smith
25 Feb 2013 Roundtable with Ed Gerwin, the Senior Fellow for Trade and Global Economic Policy at Third Way think tank in Washington DC
15 Feb 2013 Hawaiian Airlines-AmCham Auckland Ambrose Golf Tournament
12 Feb 2013 February CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
11 Dec 2012 Breakfast with Drew Quinn US Deputy Lead Negotiator In Trans-Pacific Partnership
10 Dec 2012 Roundtable to discuss TPP with Amb. Alan Wm. Wolff Chairman, National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) Washington, D.C.
29 Nov 2012 Independent Liquor reception
27 Nov 2012 2nd AmCham no frills Serious Golfers Day
06 Nov 2012 Randy Tinseth, VP Marketing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, "Boeings Current Market Outlook"
05 Nov 2012 Reception for Colorado Christian University MBA students
24 Oct 2012 What business needs to know about new data security regulations (PCI DSS)
25 Sep 2012 Sustainability Leadership Report with Hampton Bridwell CEO and Managing Partner, Brandlogic Corporation USA
19 Sep 2012 September CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
13 Sep 2012 Christchurch roundtable lunch
31 Aug 2012 AmCham event - Alec Ross, Senior Advisor for Innovation in the Office of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
21 Aug 2012 August CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
13 Aug 2012 "Leading from the middle" with GE Capital MD, Aaron Baxter, Deloitte Mid-Market practice head Bill Hale and mid-market CEOs talking about the importance of mid-market companies to the future prosperity of NZ.
09 Aug 2012 2012 AmCham-DHL Express Success & Innovations Awards Dinner
30 Jul 2012 Rountable with Joshua Funder, Partner of GBS Ventures
26 Jul 2012 July CEO's state of the Boardroom lunch series
03 Jul 2012 Bill Buckley - The Journey To Becoming An Undisputed Global Leader
28 May 2012 Meet the Class of 2011
23 May 2012 AGM Reception
02 May 2012 Neil Flett, CEO & Founder of RogenSI – “Winning when times are tough"