The Chairman of AmChams in Europe Visits Armenia

DateJune 5-6, 2018
Event categoryKnowledge Sharing

On 5-6 June 2018, AmCham Armenia had a pleasure to host Mr. Patrick Mikkelsen, the Chairman of AmChams in Europe and the Executive Director of AmCham the Netherlands. During his two-day visit Mr. Mikkelsen had a very tight schedule meeting with AmCham Board, the Members of AmCham Community and exploring the beauty of Armenia. On the first day the special guest was hosted by Synergy International, AmCham Board Member Company, where he got acquainted with the company profile, networked with the CEOs of AmCham Members, gave a presentation on the mission and vision of AmChams in Europe (to learn more about AmChams in Europe follow the link here). Meanwhile the President of AmCham Armenia Mr. Ara Hovsepyan presented the business climate in Armenia, shared AmCham ongoing projects and upcoming plans. In particular he mentioned that this year AmCham Executive staff will participate to 2018 AmChams in Europe Best Practices Conference in Tel Aviv, Israel. This is an important step towards a new level of opportunities for AmCham Armenia in terms of integration to the AmChams in Europe, the largest network of international chambers of commerce in Europe. During his visit Mr. Mikkelsen visited touristic sights of Yerevan, traveled to Garni, tasted Armenian food, wines and brandy. Lately, at the evening meeting with AmCham Board and Gold Members, the participants gave insights on doing business in Armenia for foreign investors, elaborated on the current situation in the country and the vision beyond. By the end of the two-day trip, Mr. Mikkelsen thanked the Board and the Executive team for the full agenda and hospitality.

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