Our Services

Discounted Special Packages

  • SAA offers our members a discount on SAA flights and its alliance partners. The discount is arrived at using the collective mileage of members. Since inception, the discount has reached double digits and is increasing.
  • Our member hotels offer discounted rates. Contact us for further information.
  • Amcham provides Member-to-Member Services. Contact us to find out more.

Networking

  • Networking Breakfasts featuring guest speakers, including government ministers, captains of industry, celebrities and authors.
  • Cocktail Receptions.
  • Business Luncheons.
  • Briefings for visiting senior company representatives who are visiting South Africa.
  • Bi-annual Golf Day

Advocacy

  • Circulation of a monthly Parliamentary report on legislation that will impact members.
  • Amcham position papers on topical subjects.
  • Productive dialogue at Board level between the South African government and U.S. business.
  • Meetings with government.
  • Comment submissions on policy.
  • Oral presentations to government.
  • Meetings with Chairpersons of Parliamentary Portfolio Committees.

CEO Discussion Forum

Personal invites are sent to CEOs to discuss relevant topics in the business environment. All discussions are off the record.

Forums

Amcham hosts various Forums based on thematic business issues. These Forums are the “engine room” of Amcham. Our Forums enable members to learn from a cutting edge speaker and solve challenges amongst peers. The Forums are aimed at subject matter experts to develop and empower this level of worker.

Our nine Forums include:

  • Brandholder Anti-Counterfeiting Forum
  • Energy
  • Health and Wellness
  • ICT
  • Labour and Skills Development
  • Public Affairs
  • Regional Trade
  • Tax
  • Transformation

Newsletter

A bi-monthly Newsletter encapsulating our activities is circulated to our members.

Trade Missions

Hosting of both incoming and outgoing trade delegations.

Thanksgiving Dinner

Amcham hosts an annual Thanksgiving Dinner in accordance with American custom. The dinner is a sell out event every year.

Stars of Africa Awards

In an effort to showcase what Amcham members are doing in terms of socio-economic development and corporate social responsibility, we have created awards to recognise excellence which are handed out at our annual Thanksgiving Dinner. Best practice examples are published in our Annual Report.

Workshops

Adhoc Workshops are hosted to disseminate information on new legislation and regulations.

Economic Updates

  • Communications and publications on key business issues are circulated to members.
  • A weekly snapshot of the economic landscape in the previous seven days.

Gala Events

  • An annual Parliamentary reception with government ministers, the U.S. Ambassador in South Africa, and captains of industry.
  • An annual Thanksgiving Dinner in line with American tradition.

Advertising

Web advertising at a nominal cost is provided as a value-added member service to profile our member companies. Advertising options include:

  • Podcasts

Profile your company and publish company podcasts of important events that you host. A 1-2 minute teaser will be shown, with a link to the full podcast on your website.

  • Banner Advertising

Want a banner advert on our website? The banner will be placed on the the side of our Home page. Contact services@amcham.co.za for more information.

U.S. Directory

A Business Directory which contains the names and contact details of 600 American companies in South Africa can be purchased from us. Contact services@amcham.co.za for feedback.

 

 

 

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