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Now in their fifth year, The US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards recognise excellence in research innovation, creation and invention by an organisation, as a result of US foreign direct investment (FDI) in Ireland. The winners will be announced on 17 May at the Chamber’s Annual Dinner.
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland today hosted its inaugural ‘US Ireland Business Conference – At the Heart of the Transatlantic Economy’. Incoming President of the American Chamber Mark Gantly welcomed guest of honour, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to the event, which also featured the launch of the 2019 US Ireland Business Report.
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland which represents over 700 US companies in Ireland welcomed changes announced today by the Government to the Critical Skills Employment Permit (Stamp 3) to give partners and spouses of permit holders immediate and full access to the labour market without the need for a separate employment permit. .
This week it was announced by Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg that the company plans to hire 1,000 people across 60 teams in Ireland in 2019. The jobs created will span the engineering, safety, legal, policy, marketing and sales teams.
In one of the largest single jobs announcements by an FDI company based in Ireland, Salesforce today announced the expansion of its team by 1,500 new staff over the next five years.
AmCham’s vision is that Ireland is an inclusive location-of-choice for talent and innovation with global impact. At this week’s “Global Ireland 2025 International Conference”, organised by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFaT) , we were reminded of the talented and innovative (DFaT) team that has a global impact representing Ireland.
A new American Chamber survey, launched at Fidelity Investments has examined leaders' perceptions of diversity and inclusion, showing that member companies are prioritising mental health.
Minister Simon Harris was guest of honour at the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland’s annual Thanksgiving Lunch today in the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, attended by over 700 members of the Chamber. This was later followed by an evening of celebrations at Slack with the Chamber’s Emerging Leader’s network getting the opportunity to hear from Lisa Ruttledge, Co-founder of FoddMarble, Vanessa Brennan, Senior Engineering Manager at Slack and Former Dublin All-Star and Founder of PepTalk.ie, Bernard Brogan.