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Previous Events

Please find details of events held by the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland over the previous year.

26/11/2015 12:30

Thanksgiving Lunch 2015, DoubleTree by Hilton

Proudly Sponsored by: William Fry

William Fry



 We are delighted to announce we have agreed a room rate of €115.00 per single occupancy room and €135.00 per double / twin occupancy room B&B, for our guests & members

23/10/2015 08:30

Amcham HRLG Workshop - Diversity, Dell Limerick

Guest Speaker: Fiona McCarthy,Executive Director of Human Resources, Dell

Proudly Sponsored by: Aviva Health

Aviva Health

We welcome you to join us this Friday at the AmCham HR Leadership Group (HRLG) workshop in Dell Limerick in Raheen Business Park, Limerick for an in depth look at their work extensive work on Diversity.

Dell have been working with their Employee Resource Groups to explore how Diversity is not just a demographic, a matter of colour, gender, or age but it can be disparate in many ways - informational differences, reflecting a person's education and experience, as well as on values or goals can influence what one perceives to be the mission of something as small as a single meeting or as large as a whole company.  


Date: Friday 23rd October

Time: 08.30 (Registration) 09.00am - 12.00 noon

Venue: Dell Limerick in Raheen Business Park, Limerick

Directions: Click here to view (PDF)  

Speaker: Fiona McCarthy,  Executive Director of Human Resources. Dell.


Agenda below:


•	American Chamber update
• Dell Approach to Diversity
Networking & Coffee Break
• Workshop
• Wrap-up & Close



22/10/2015 18:30

AmCham Mid-West Reception, No.1 Pery Square, Limerick

Proudly Sponsored by: Aviva Health

Aviva Health

To book your place at this reception please contact 

25/09/2015 12:30

Cork Business Lunch 2015, The Maryborough Hotel, Douglas, Co.Cork

Proudly Sponsored by: Matheson



for enquiries please contact 


Guest Speaker: Donal Óg Cusack

25/09/2015 08:00

AmCham Breakfast Workshop: Counteracting Invisibility in Global Organisations, Dell, City Gate, Mahon, Cork

Guest Speaker: Various

Proudly Sponsored by: Vodafone


American Chamber of Commerce
Network for Women in Global Organisations

"Counteracting Invisibility in Global Organisations"

What constitutes purposeful, beneficial networking; what is meant by personal brand; and how to use social media effectively to ‘counteract invisibility'?

You are cordially invited to attend the AmCham network meeting for Women in Global Organisations on Friday 25th September - 8am until 11am in Dell, City Gate, Mahon, Cork. Final Details to follow - register now as places are limited and allocated on a first come basis.



2015 Partners of the AmCham Network for Women in Global Organisations is Vodafone.

There is no charge to attend.

17/09/2015 08:00

Industry Engagement in Education, Aviva Stadium

Guest Speaker: Various

Proudly Sponsored by: Aviva Health

Aviva Health

The Learning Edge

Industry & Education collaboration for Competitive Advantage


Email to book your place now:


What will it take to build an innovative economy, globally competitive industry and foster the new roles that can be created in an advanced economy like Ireland?

Many of American Chamber members are already engaging meaningfully with education to respond to growing workforce requirements but more will have to be done if we are to meet future skills needs.

Employers have long advocated the need for a skill sets to be developed within students and employees at all levels with a focus on lifelong learning - the skills to interact with others and the skills to get the work done.

Join us on the 17th September as we take an in depth look at what is currently being undertaken and what more could be achieved through strategic collaboration.

8am Registration & Refreshment

08.30 Welcome & Introduction:

Libby Gribben, Snr HR Director EMEA & India, Xilinx & Chair AmCham HR Leadership Group
James Parker, Managing Director, Aviva Health 

08.45 Eamonn Sinnott, GM Intel, VP TMG Corporation Ireland & AmCham President 2015

09:00 Kevin F O'Malley, US Ambassador to Ireland 

09.10 Disintermediation in Higher Education:
Deborah Lorenzen, Chief Operating Officer, Global Product and Marketing, State Street Global Advisors

09.30 Competency Based Education & Links to Industry:
Martyn Farrows, Director, Learnovate Centre in conversation with Martina Hennessy, Assistant Dean, Research TCD; Daragh Scaife, VP, Product Management, Ellucian

09.45 James Flynn, University Programmes, IBM Ireland Lab Innovation Project

10.15 Workshop & Break

10.45 Prof. Niall Moyna, Health & Human Performance, DCU

11.05 John Gleeson, Project Manager Information Technology, and Alan Kenny, CIO Operations, General Motors Europe

11.25 Margie McCarthy, Head of Education and Public Engagement, Science Foundation Ireland

11:40 Ed McConville, Director Learning & Development EMEA, LinkedIn
& Chair AmCham L&D Forum

12:00 Interactive Q&A Led by:
Bruce Harley, L&D Manager, MSD & Jenny Llewellyn, Senior L&D Lead, Service Source

Light Lunch & Networking

14:00 Conference Ends


 Email to book your place now:




 Click Here 


03/09/2015 18:00

Labor Day Reception, The Circle Club, Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Proudly Sponsored by: Laya Healthcare

Laya Healthcare

If you would like to book for this event please contact or click the link below

03/07/2015 12:30

Independence Day Gala Lunch 2015, DoubleTree by Hilton

Guest Speaker: Dr Anita Sands

Proudly Sponsored by: AIB


Guest of Honour Dr Anita M. Sands 

Dr. Anita M. Sands is a global technology and business leader, public speaker, and advocate for the advancement of women. Anita has been named one of the "Elite 8" by Bank Systems and Technology, an award recognizing the eight most innovative executives in the North American financial services industry and as one of "The TEN to Watch for 2012" by Registered Rep, a leading finance publication. In 2011, Anita was named to the Irish American "Top Forty Under Forty", and "Woman of Influence" lists and has been a three time honoree among the "Wall Street 50", which recognizes the best and brightest Irish and Irish-American leaders. In 2012, the international humanitarian organization, Concern Worldwide honored Anita with their Women of Concern award, for her leadership, contribution to public service, and efforts to empower women throughout the world.

Click here to view full invite 

 We are delighted to announce we have agreed a room rate of €135.00 per single occupancy room and €155.00 per double / twin occupancy room B&B, for our guests and members 


22/06/2015 08:00

AmCham RD&I Network - The use of R&D Credit & Other Tools, DCU Ryan Academy

Guest Speaker: Various

Proudly Sponsored by: PwC


The next American Chamber RD&I Network meeting will be focused on the use of incentives with an anchor US company presentation on the use of the R&D credit and other tools within a business proposition and how to prepare and position the business case within the organisation's decision makers.

Full details will be issued shortly and you can register your place now. 

Date: Monday 22nd June 2015

Time: Registration 8am; 12 noon close

Venue: DCU Ryan Academy, Citiwest, Dublin

The American Chamber's RD& I Network Programme aims to help members develop their business in Ireland by facilitating the sharing of information and best practice, through discussion, case studies and research. It supports the sharing of inspirational examples of companies safeguarding their future through successful innovation, not only in the design and implementation of products but also in services, and facilitating discussions among successful companies about evolving strategies and structures for more agile, strategic, resilient businesses. Supported by PwC, Programme Partners 2015.

12/06/2015 08:00

American Chamber: Network for Women in Global Organisations, Twitter, Georges Quay House, Dublin 2

Proudly Sponsored by: Vodafone


11/06/2015 18:00

American Chamber Annual Summer Drinks, Bank of Ireland, 1 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2

Proudly Sponsored by: Bank of Ireland

Bank of Ireland


The American Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to attend their

Summer Drinks Reception:

Thursday 11th June from 6 - 8pm - Bank of Ireland - 1 Grand Canal Square Dublin 2.

The evening will provide an opportunity for you to network and socialise with members of the Chamber in a relaxed atmosphere. 



05/06/2015 08:00

Test CRM, None

Guest Speaker: Various

Proudly Sponsored by: Various


15/05/2015 19:00

American Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner, DoubleTree by Hilton



Please note this event is BLACK-TIE 



 to register for our waitlist please contact 

Irish operations of US multinationals are global leaders in delivering innovation. This innovation can be seen in new products, in processes and in fostering partnerships with indigenous businesses and Institutions that also support innovation. In 2015 these innovations will be celebrated at our Inaugural Annual Dinner presented jointly by the Chamber and the Royal Irish Academy. The high profile event will culminate with a very special US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards Dinner on May 15. These awards are designed to highlight the best innovation that emerges from world class FDI located on the island of Ireland.

Three award categories will be judged by the Royal Irish Academy and recognise achievements for innovative researc breakthroughs in:

(1) Irish operations of US multinationals
(2) Irish owned business with US FDI links
(3) Higher Education Institutes or Research Bodies that collaborate with US FDI.

For more information please contact the events team on

A table of ten is €1300 or €130per person. 

Proudly Sponsored by 

We are delighted to announce we have agreed a room rate of €135.00 per single occupancy room and €155.00 per double / twin occupancy room B&B, for our guests & members  


11/05/2015 09:00

Investment and trade briefing, William Fry

Guest Speaker: A business delegation from St Louis, Missouri, USA, led by Mayor Francis Slay

We are delighted to invite you to an investment and trade briefing with a business delegation from St Louis, Missouri, USA, led by Mayor Francis Slay.

Greater St. Louis has long marketed itself as the gateway to the American West with 19 Fortune 1000 companies calling St. Louis home, along them Enterprise Rent-a-Car and World Wide Technology. It has a business climate primed for continued growth, forging new frontiers in innovative and exciting industries including: Financial and Information Services, Bioscience, Multi-modal Logistics & Manufacturing and Health Science and Services.

St. Louis is:
• Home to the fastest growing incubator in the U.S.: T-Rex.
• The 19th largest metropolitan area in the U.S.
• The 9th most cost-competitive large metro location to do business in the U.S.
• 1st for competitive Electric Power and 2nd for Annual Corporate Travel costs.
• 7th in the "Top 10 Large American Cities of the Future 2013/14 - Human Resources" which includes over 400 cities throughout North America and Latin America.
• Highly educated: 30% of +25s with degrees or higher; exceeding the national average

Companies within the delegation include: RGA International Reinsurance Company Limited, Burns & McDonnell, FleishmanHillard, BioSTL, MasterCard Technologies, Monsanto, Mallinckrodt, Novus International, Unico, St. Louis Regional Chamber, St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission, Saint Louis University, Webster University, St Louis World Trade Center and The Berrick Partnership LLC.

15/04/2015 08:00

AmCham Briefing:The Future of Benefits Packages, Deloitte - Earlsfort Terrace Dublin 2

We are delighted to invite you to attend a briefing on the Future of Benefits Packages at which Patrick Brennan of Irish Health Insurance will address the changes to Healthcare legislation and their impact on your business and Deloitte will present on the impact on strategic choices.

This briefing will focus on the likely impact of those changes as well as the broader picture for C&B packages.

The competition for talent is constant and companies are continually refining their compensation and benefits packages to stay attractive.  We believe recent changes to health insurance legislation are of key relevance to compensation and benefits managers.  

Deloitte's Tax Team will present on the impact that those changes will have on compensation and benefits strategies and also discuss potential alternatives.  Speakers will include Daryl Hanberry, Director, Tax & Legal, and Lisa Buckley, Senior Manager, Total Rewards & Benefits, Deloitte.

Date: 15th April 2015

Time: Registration 8am - 10am finish 

Venue: Deloitte, D&T House, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2

There is ample on-street parking nearby or alternatively private parking available in the Conrad Hotel, Earlsfort Terrace.

Email Jonathan Small for further information 


26/03/2015 08:00

AmCham RD&I Network, PwC

Guest Speaker: Various

Proudly Sponsored by: PwC


On 26th March join Mark Gantly, Managing Director HP Galway; Ken Moore, Head of Citi Innovation Labs Dublin; Leonard Hobbs, Director Global Public Affairs, Intel; and Dr Peter Hetherington, Global Lead Assignment Technology Transfer, Pfizer for an overview of the Chamber's RD&I Strategy and an overview of their sectors, looking at challenges and opportunites. 


The AmCham RD&I working group will present an industry perspective on the purpose, capability and expected outcomes of each part of the RD&I (Research Development & Innovation) system in Ireland based on research undertaken through Chamber membership over the last year.

This meeting will explore the success to-date of the system and make an evaluation from an FDI perspective of the overall performance of the system while identifying the key areas for focus and improvement.

Date 26th March 2015

Time: Registration 8am to 12 noon close

Venue: PwC, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1


Brought to you by PwC AmCham RD&I Network Programme Partners 2015  - there is no charge to attend.

Email Miriam O'Keeffe for further information 

05/03/2015 12:30

President's Gala Lunch 2015, The Shelbourne Hotel

Proudly Sponsored by: Barclays


Join us to celebrate the strength of Ireland's economic relationship with the US as we launch a major report on Irish-US Trade and Investment.

The President's Lunch 2015 will see the launch of our new report The Irish US Economic Relationship 2015 by Wall St. Economist Joseph Quinlan. Coming just a week before St. Patrick's Day when business in Ireland takes centre stage globally for several days, this report will provide a valuable insight into the scale of this relationship, and why Ireland has become the global location of choice for US investment.


Joseph Quinlan, author of this report, will present its findings for the first time at the President's Lunch. The following week it will be the subject of an seminar in New York.

Eamonn Sinnott, the 2015 President of the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland will be keynote speaker, making his first address as President. He will outline his ambitions for Ireland to continue to enhance its offering to US multinationals and build even stronger levels of investment.

View the full invite click here

27/02/2015 08:30

AmCham Conference - Resilience, Leadership & The Bottom Line, Xilinx

Guest Speaker: Various

Proudly Sponsored by: Aviva Health

Aviva Health

Are you, your colleagues, or your employees working at peak performance levels? Are you fighting fit for the coming year? Are you filled with enthusiasm for all you need to achieive in 2015? 

Join us as Dr Sabina Brennan, Director Institute of Neuroscience at TCD and Carmel McLoughlin, HR Manager Manufacturing Organisation within Intel  and the Energy Project lead an exploration, via discussion & workshop, of the foundations of resilience in theories of positive psychology and the conservation of resources.

We will discuss its relevance for Leadership; and how a coherent set of resilience-enhancing practices have the potential to contribute to employees' psychological capital, attitudes and behaviour, and to organisational performance not only in turbulent circumstances but also during periods of relative calm - Impacting the Bottom Line.

Date:  27th February 2015

Venue: Xilinx, Bianconi Avenue, Citywest, Dublin.

Time:      8.00am registration - 12.30 Conference Ends.

This conference is brought to you through the support of the AmCham HR Leadership Group Programme Partners 2015 AVIVA HEALTH- there is no charge to attend.


10/12/2014 18:00

Christmas Drinks Reception 2014, TBC

Guest Speaker: TBC

Proudly Sponsored by: TBC