Amcham has special relations with several organizations that work for the same proposes.
Portugal was among the first nations to establish diplomatic ties with the US.
Since 1791 Portugal had a Minister resident until the post was accorded the rank of Ambassador in 1944.
The actual Ambassador, Allan J. Katz present his credentials to President Aníbal Cavaco Silva in April 2010
The U.S. Commercial Service and its Commercial Counselor Mark Russell collaborate closely with AmCham to promote U.S. exports and support U.S. companies in Portugal.
To learn more about US Embassy, please visit its website: http://portugal.usembassy.gov/ or http://export.gov/portugal/
Fundação Luso Americana para o desenvolvimento – FLAD
|Founded in 1985, FLAD is a private Portuguese institution that promotes the relations between Portugal and the US giving financial and strategic support to projects presented by the civil society that may be innovators and that will help the economic, social and cultural development of Portugal by the cooperation between these two countries.|
To learn more about Flad, please visit its website: www.flad.pt
American Club of Lisbon
The American Club of Lisbon has a dual purpose: to provide Americans living in Portugal to meet, and at the same time, to preserve the special ties America have with Portugal for more than two centuries.
Over the years, this double role has attracted well established and influential members from a wide range of fields: business, politics, media, diplomacy, and arts.
The Club members are Americans but also Portuguese citizens who seek to preserve business and social contacts, transcontinental business or social alliances. This mixture of nationalities and personalities gives the Club a reputation of an ideal forum for Portuguese-American dialogue.
To learn more about American Club of Lisbon, please visit its website: www.americancluboflisbon.com
The Portugal–US Chamber of Commerce in New York
The Portugal–US Chamber of Commerce in New Yorkwas founded in 1979 to stimulate economic development, trade and investment, and cultural exchange between the United Statesand Portugal. As a member of the Association of Portuguese-American Chambers of Commerce (APACC), it works closely with its counterparts in Portugal, Canada, and across the United Statesto promote shared interests in Portugaland expose the vast economic opportunities of the country. The Chamber provides its members ongoing opportunities to network with individuals also engaged in Portugal-US affairs as well as numerous channels by which they can obtain essential bilateral support and information.
To learn more about Portugal- US Chamber of Commerce in New York, please visit its website: www.portugal-us.com
The Portuguese-American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey
The Portuguese-American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, a member of the N.J. Association of Chambers of Commerce of Trenton, is a non-government membership based organization which main mission is to support, defend and promote the interest of its menbers. The P.A.C.C.N.J. speaks in a louder and unified voice on behalf of its menbers in what concerns economic and political issues in the State of New Jersey which may affect its members and their businesses' well being.
To learn more about The Portuguese-American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, please visit its website: www.paccnj.org
American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union - Amcham EU
Amcham EU is the voice of companies of American parentage committed to Europe towards the institutions and governments of the European Union on trade, investment and competitiveness issues. Amcham EU facilitates the resolution of EU-US issues that impact business and play a role in creating better understanding of EU and US positions on business matters.
Amcham Portugal works with Amcham EU in Brussels to lobby the European Commission.
To learn more about Amcham EU, please visit its website: www.amchameu.be