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With over 3,700 international operations representing 49 countries, Ohio is proving a popular location for foreign investors. According to JobsOhio, there are now over 100 Irish companies operating throughout the Buckeye State. AmCham Ireland is working with Enterprise Ireland and Ohio based organisations to grow and support new investment by Irish companies in this developing market.
Reece Smyth’s assignment to the US Embassy in Ireland comes to a close next week. Reece arrived in Ireland as Deputy Chief of Mission in late 2016. He assumed the post of Chargé d’Affaires in January 2017 and served as Chargé until the arrival of Ambassador Edward F. Crawford last month.Reece has been an outstanding representative of the USA. He has been a tireless advocate of US-Ireland relations and has travelled the length and breadth of Ireland ceaselessly during his term of office. He has immersed himself in Irish culture and community life – including learning Irish and speaking it on our national radio and television services. Read More
American Chamber comment on EU-Mercusor trade deal
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland today celebrated 243 years of US independence at their annual 4th of July lunch at the Clayton Hotel, on Burlington Road. Chamber President, Mark Gantly calls for quality of life issued to be addressed
LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional social network, has marked the milestone of growing its Irish membership to two million people by announcing that it is creating 800 new jobs which will bring its headcount at its Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) HQ in Wilton Place in Dublin to 2,000 people by summer next year. The expansion is a result of ongoing growth of its business.
Brendan Smith and Abbvie were honoured as this year’s winners of the Cairdeas (friendship) and Créafóg (Earth) Awards. The Awards were given at a dinner to mark the end of West Northwest US-Ireland Business Conference
FotoNation Allergy Standards and UNESCO Chair Institute of Technology Tralee were the overall winners of the 2019 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards, jointly presented by the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland and the Royal Irish Academy at the Chamber’s Annual Dinner in the Clayton Burlington Hotel, Dublin on Friday night.
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland welcomed Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and a Congressional Delegation, which included Chairman of the Ways & Means Committee Richard Neal to a special reception hosted at the Westbury Hotel.