amcham visayas chapter logo 150The American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines Inc. - Visayas Chapter is a private, independent, non-profit association which promotes and develops trade, commerce and investment between the United States of America and the Philippines. Members of the Chamber enjoy the prestige of belonging to a highly-regarded business organization, offering an easy-to-enter social and professional network of top decision makers from the leading global firms, expatriates and highly-placed local executives. What sets us apart from the other Chambers is our 110 years of success in supporting the business of its members through their advocacies, business briefings, committees, information, exposure and social activities.

 

Upcoming Events

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The Municipality of Cordova in Mactan, Cebu envisions itself to be a competitive and sustainable eco-tourism gateway in the Visayas, industrially and commercially attuned through pro-active and responsive governance constituted by an empowered, culturally-rich, and God-centered citizenry.

With the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway nearing completion, what initiatives are being undertaken to invite both local and foreign investors to this humble municipality and increase the economic activity in the district?

Join us in a General Membership Meeting on March 25, 2021 (Thursday) at Bai Hotel Cebu starting at 6:00 PM. Let’s listen to Mayor Mary Therese Sitoy-Cho as she showcases Cordova as an investment destination in the Visayas.

This event is free for members (limited to 1 seat only). Additional members/guests/non-members will be assessed accordingly for the meal. All attending in-person must be registered in advance as seating is limited. You may also join us via Zoom, and the details will be emailed with the registration confirmation.

 

 


 

 

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Catch up with an old friend! AmCham Lunch Break is a good opportunity to catch up and socialize, albeit virtually.

Join us every first Friday of the month from 12:30PM to 01:00PM, via Zoom.

This event is hosted by AmCham Visayas Chapter and is open to all AmCham members.

 

Date and Time:
Feb 5, 2021 12:30 PM
Mar 5, 2021 12:30 PM
March 26, 2021 12:30 PM
May 7, 2021 12:30 PM
Jun 4, 2021 12:30 PM
Jul 2, 2021 12:30 PM

 


 

Amcham Updates

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amcham ordcExecutive Director Ebb Hinchliffe was in Cebu to sign the Associate Partnership Agreement with Amcham Visayas new member, Oakridge Realty Development Corp. (ORDC) headed by its CEO Edmun Liu, on Friday, January 24, 2020.

ORDC is owned by the Liu Family - the name behind Golden ABC, Matimco Inc., Basic Graphics, and LH Prime. ORDC is the family's first venture into property development, specifically commercial realty. Its flagship project is the Oakridge Business Park, which is an open, landscaped and strategically located four-hectare property that houses numerous information technology (IT) centers, retail outlets and event venues, in Mandaue City, Cebu.

The partnership not only helps fuel the Chapter’s programs in the region, but also gives full opportunities for maximum involvement and visibility of the ORDC brand.

 

 

Great News! Caltex Offers Premium Discounts to AmCham Members

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Caltex, marketed by Chevron Philippines, Inc. (CPI), starts 2019 with new offerings and better service by giving its members premium discounts on various Caltex products.

This is made possible by Caltex’s partnership with the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (AmCham), whose members are entitled to a Caltex Save Plus card, enabling them to go on more and longer road trips with loved ones.

Since 1902, the AmCham has 800 members across the country. The association aims to empower its members through networking advocacy, information and affiliation to further improve Filipino and American business relationships.

“We are grateful to be forming new bonds, business-wise. As a multinational company, our office is home to a diverse workforce. Securing a partnership with AmCham is a testimony to our commitment in bringing more value to our customer’s money,” CPI Country Chairman Louie Zhang said.

AmCham members and partners can get their Caltex Save Plus cards at AmCham offices in Makati, Clark and Cebu City.

“Caltex has been known to be a provider of high-quality Euro 4 fuels, and we are extremely excited to be associated with a company that gives high priority to its customers’ needs. This partnership is geared toward opening more opportunities for the two companies to work together in the future,” AmCham Executive Director Ebb Hinchliffe added.

Aside from the exciting discounts and rewards, AmCham members get the five key benefits of Caltex with Techron, namely maximized power, better fuel economy, smoother drive, lower emissions, and reliable performance.

Motorists can find the nearest Caltex station using the Caltex Locator app, available on both Google Play and App Store. Find out more about Caltex at http://caltex.com.