AmCham Executive Director Ms. Gulnara Aslanbayli participated in ACE Conference in Washington, D.C., and Miami

AmChams in Europe (ACE), representing 50 American Chambers of Commerce from 48 countries, held its annual U.S. delegation conference from April 22 to 26, 2024, in Washington, D.C., and Miami. Ms. Gulnara Aslanbayli represented American Chamber of Commerce in Azerbaijan among the 41 AmCham Executives from 31 countries present in the conference. 

The ACE Conference serves as a platform to bolster awareness of AmChams in Europe, foster partnerships, and gain insights into the prevailing U.S. business and political landscape. Throughout the event, participants engaged in high-level discussions, met with key decision-makers, and visited government institutions and corporate headquarters.

The conference commenced with a dynamic session at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, featuring notable speakers such as Suzanne Clark, President and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and Marjorie Chorlins, Vice President of European Affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and others. Discussions covered strategic insights on various topics, including the U.S. economy, geopolitical risks, and transatlantic cooperation.

Notable highlights of the conference included dialogues at the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Atlantic Council, where participants gained valuable insights into transatlantic relations and the upcoming U.S. elections. The conference also featured engaging discussions on key sectors for cooperation, including energy, AI, cybersecurity, and defence.

In Miami, the ACE delegation explored opportunities for international business and trade with organizations such as the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and the Royal Caribbean Group. These discussions focused on sectors vital to Miami's economy, including infrastructure, tourism, and technology.

As the conference concluded, participants left with a renewed sense of purpose and anticipation for future collaborations. The event underscored the significance of transatlantic cooperation and highlighted the role of AmChams in fostering robust business environments on both sides of the Atlantic.

Gulnara Aslanbayli expressed her enthusiasm about the outcomes of the ACE Conference, stating, "The conference provided invaluable opportunities to strengthen partnerships and gain insights into key issues shaping transatlantic relations. We look forward to building on these discussions to drive growth and prosperity for our member organizations."

The ACE Conference in Washington and Miami marked another successful gathering of AmChams in Europe, setting the stage for continued collaboration and progress in the years ahead.

29 April 2024
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