AMCHAM Membership: Why Join AMCHAM
The American Chamber Of Commerce In Thailand
BENEFITS OF AMCHAM MEMBERSHIP ADVOCACY
Through its committees and the Board of Governors, AMCHAM works to address matters affecting members’ ability to do business in Thailand. Join with other AMCHAM members experiencing similar issues, create position papers and other advocacy pieces and engage Thai and U. S. government officials under the banner of AMCHAM. The AMCHAM Board of Governors is committed to creating synergy amongst stakeholders and connecting industry and government.
Network and make business contacts with representatives of AMCHAM’S 700 member companies. Attend presentations by prominent U. S. and Thai speakers, monthly membership luncheons and social networking events, golf, ping- pong, and bowling tournaments and the annual Governors Ball. Participate in over 25 AMCHAM committees covering various sectors. Membership privileges also include up to ten coupons for AMCHAM monthly luncheons and, subject to certain conditions expedited appointments for U. S. business visa interviews.
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Give back to the community where you live and do business by donating to the AMCHAM Thailand Charitable Foundation. Direct your donation to needy Thai public schools, scholarships for Thai university students and/ or fellowships for teachers.
For more information on these and the many other benefits of AMCHAM membership, contact Khun Orn at: orn@ amchamthailand. com, call + 66 ( 0) 2254- 1041, or visit the AMCHAM website at: www. amchamthailand. com and click on Join AMCHAM. It is fundamental to the philosophy of The American Chamber Of Commerce In Thailand that good ethics and good business are synonymous. AMCHAM believes that American business plays an important role as a catalyst for positive social change by promoting human welfare and the principles of free enterprise. AMCHAM recognizes that American companies already set the highest standards for ethical business practices. We encourage members to communicate information about their existing programs and practices relative to good corporate citizenship in the markets in which they operate.
AMCHAM endorses the following values:
• Compliance with all applicable laws. • Good corporate citizenship. • Respect for the individual and dignity of the worker. • Training and education for our employees. • Environmentally responsible business practices. • Improved market access and promotion of intellectual property rights. High standards of professional and business ethics.