AmCham hosts inaugural Networking Happy Hour
The American Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka (AmCham) hosted its first
‘Networking Happy Hour’ with 60 members and guests from the business
community. U.S. Ambassador Patricia Butenis, Deputy Chief of Mission
Valerie Fowler, and other U.S. Embassy officials joined the event at the
Colombo Hilton. In addition to socializing with other business people,
guests enjoyed American food and various games.
AmCham President Moji Akingbade spoke of the strength of Sri Lankan
and U.S. commercial interests, and highlighted the importance of such
networking events, in expanding business partnerships and opportunities.
The function also provided new member companies an opportunity to
promote their products and develop new contacts.
Established in 1992, AmCham represents over 270 companies employing
tens of thousands of Sri Lankans in nearly every major aspect of the
The American Chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka, a non-profit
association founded in 1992, brings together more than 270 leading Sri
Lankan and American companies based in Sri Lanka engaged in trade,
business and investment activities between Sri Lanka and the United
States of America.