APCAC Washington Doorknock 2019

Washington DC, USA | 14 - 19 July 2019

Access Key Decisions Makers and Thought Leaders!


AmCham Australia is pleased to offer your business the opportunity to send a representative on the AmCham Washington Doorknock 2019. 

This is an unparalleled opportunity for Australian business leaders to meet in person with the decision makers in Washington, DC. Even if your business has government relations experts in the US, this is still an important opportunity for business people from Australia to take their place at the policy table and come face-to-face with key industry leaders and agencies including the Department of Commerce, and some of the most influential players in Congress.

We also plan to meet with experts and analysts from major think tanks, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, counterparts from other Asia-Pacific AmChams, the Australian Ambassador to the US and his Washington team, and more.

Hearing directly from businesses operating on the ground in Australia is an essential ingredient for lawmakers to understand the knock on effects of trade and investment decisions made in Washington. 

This year, AmCham will advocate for reforms that matter most to our businesses: new directions in trade, the treatment of Australian investment in the U.S, the double taxation treaty, IP protection, the digital economy, and initiatives that strengthen ties between the U.S. and Australia. 

This delegation is being led by AmCham CEO April Palmerlee and spaces are very limited. 


July 14 Doorknock Welcome Orientation Briefing
Cocktail Reception 
July 15 All Day Meetings with the Trump Administration
July 16 All Day Meetings with Think Tanks, Opinion Leaders and Congress
July 17 All Day Meetings with Congress
Delegation Dinner
July 18-19 Meeting with Alan Tidwell, Director, Center for Australian, New Zealand and Pacific Studies, Georgetown University
Roundtable Discussion at the Australian Embassy, with Deputy Chief of Mission Katrina Cooper and the Trade and Economic Team
Roundtable with the U.S. Chamber's Australia Working Group
Meeting with Heidi Credo-Rediker, Adjunct Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; and Thomas Bollyky, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Economics and Development and Director of the Global Health Program, Council on Foreign Relations
VIP Dinner
Meeting with Dan Kliman, Senior Fellow Asia-Pacific Security Program, Centre for a New American Security (CNAS)
Meeting with James Sullivan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Services, U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
And More...  

For more information, please contact AmCham to express your interest on 02 8031 9000 or via [email protected] . 

Feel free to forward this invitation to anyone within your organisation or networks who you think might be interested in this event.



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