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AmCham EU speaks for American companies committed to Europe on trade, investment and competitiveness issues. It aims to ensure a growth-orientated business and investment climate in Europe. AmCham EU facilitates the resolution of transatlantic issues that impact business and plays a role in creating better understanding of EU and US positions on business matters. Aggregate US investment in Europe totalled more than €2 trillion in 2017, directly supports more than 4.7 million jobs in Europe, and generates billions of euros annually in income, trade and research and development.

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Awards 2018

 Awards 2018  

In January 2018, Fortune Magazine released its annual list of Top 50 World's Most Admired Companies - 25 of which are AmCham EU members.

In February 2018, AmCham EU was awarded the Best European Association 2018 and for Best Lobbying or Advocacy Campaign (Silver) at the European Association Awards.

Awards 2018

 Awards 2017 

AmCham EU was presented with the 'Best Professional Body of the Year' and 'Best Trade Body Campaign' for its Single Market study campaign at the European Public Affairs Awards (EuroPAwards) 2017. It was also presented the AmChams in Europe Creative Network Award for the Invested in Europe online platform.



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AmCham EU 1948-2018


1948: AmCham Belgium established

1962: Formation of the Common Market Panel

1978: EEC Committee officially established

1981: EEC Committee creates standing committees to follow various EEC policies

1982: EEC Committee officially becomes EC Committee

1983: EC Committee develops a database on European legislation

1993: European-American Industrial Council (EAIC) is established

1995: EC Committee becomes EU Committee

2003/2004: EU Committee becomes AmCham EU, an independent organisation

2006: EAIC rebrands and relaunches as the Executive Council of AmCham EU

2013: AmCham EU celebrates its 50th anniversary

2016: AmCham EU introduces a new 'Fit for the Future' organisational structure for the secretariat



The Secretariat coordinates and works on behalf of AmCham EU members' interests and is responsible for the day-to-day activities of the chamber.

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AmChams in Europe

AmChams in Europe (ACE) is the umbrella body for American Chambers in Europe and wider Europe, of which AmCham EU is a member. 

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Charlotte Matthysen, External Relations Adviser  +32 (0)2 289 10 27


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Along with creating jobs, developing infrastructure and driving innovation, American companies are also committed to investing in people and communities. From social and educational programs, to research and development, to environmental and health initiatives, these investments and their social impact are tangible examples of the positive role US businesses play in Europe.

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