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A look back at the Transatlantic Conference 2022
This year’s Transatlantic Conference served to spark dialogues on the importance of a strong and united transatlantic relationship, especially in the context of the war in Ukraine. From the launch of the Transatlantic Economy study, to panels on AI and the green transition; from insights on the state of transatlantic relations from Mark Gitenstein, US Ambassador to the EU, to messages from Gina Raimondo, US Secretary of Commerce, Kathrine Tai, US Trade Representative and Valdis Dombrovskis, Executive Vice-President, European Commission: find out everything that happened last week at #Transatlantic2022 in our conference wrap-up.
Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis receives AmCham EU Transatlantic Business Award
AmCham EU is delighted to announce that Valdis Dombrovskis, Executive Vice-President for an Economy that Works for People, European Commission, was presented with the Transatlantic Business Award. The award formally recognises the Executive Vice-President’s exceptional efforts to enhance transatlantic cooperation and strengthen the European economy. He has dedicated his career to making sure that Europe is an attractive place for investment and that economic growth benefits citizens.
The EU-US relationship remains the largest of its kind in the world. The transatlantic economic partnership generates around €5.5 trillion ($6 trillion) in commercial sales a year and accounts for half of total global personal consumption. Want to learn more? Download the full Transatlantic Economy Report 2022 below.
Building on the Biden-Harris Administration’s National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality to advance the full participation of all people – including women and girls – in the United States and around the world, Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced the upcoming EMPOWER HER initiative at the Transatlantic Conference 2022. The initiative will explore ways to promote the role of women in international business and trade
Still want more from #Transatlantic2022? Check out these highlights shared on social media throughout the conference. Hear from guests and speakers such as Valdis Dombrovskis, Executive Vice-President, European Commission; Dragoş Tudorache, MEP (RE, RO); Karin Karlsbro, MEP (RE, SE); Anna-Michelle Asimakopoulou, MEP (EPP, EL); and Zeger Vercouteren (J&J), Chair, AmCham EU.