AmChams in Europe meet for annual conference in Israel

Oct 29, 2018

The Annual AmChams in Europe best practices conference took place in Tel Aviv, Israel on October 14-17. The conference was attended by representatives of 33 AmChams across Europe with an aim to share best practices about various topics.

During the conference, AmCham executives shared best practices within the areas of member retention and acquisition, governance, communications,committee management and staff management/KPI's. Additionally, five finalists of the 2018 Creative Network Award delivered inspirational presentations with AmCham UK (BAB) selected as the winner for their Finding Your Way program.

The conference dinner featured speeches from Garty Yaniv, Chair AmCham Israel (Intel Israel), Ireas Cook, Counselor for Commercial Affairs (U.S. Embassy), Myron Brilliant, Executive V.P. (U.S. Chamber of Commerce) and Patrick Mikkelsen, Chair, AmChams in Europe.

Executives also had the opportunity to learn about the unique innovation environment in Israel with a visit to the Center for Israeli Innovation plus an exclusive Immersive Innovation Day sponsored by Intel Israel.

AmCham Latvia was represented in the conference by its Executive Director Liga Smildzina-Bertulsone. We are grateful to AmCham Israel for hosting an exceptional and informative conference!

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Gundars Ziemanis, Latvia branch Country Manager, Siemens Healthineers

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