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Calendar of events organized by Swiss Amcham in both Switzerland and the United States of America.

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Information on membership with the Swiss Amcham, details on membership categories, application form.

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Events in Switzerland and the U.S.

Swiss Amcham organizes a series of business-related events for their members in Switzerland and the U.S. Specialized briefings, panel discussions and seminars, luncheons and fireside chats feature leadership personalities from business, government and politics.

Los Angeles

Apr 18 2024

Opportunity MeetUP LifeScience/MedTech

Hosted by the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce Southern California Chapter

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Apr 18 2024

International Multi-Chamber Networking Mixer 2024

Hosted by the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce Southeast USA Chapter

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News and Initiatives

A comprehensive selection of the most recent activities and initiatives of Swiss Amcham, including selected media clippings.



Business News No. 417

Please find below the link to the Swiss Amcham’s Business News of March 2024



Bundesrat bereitet sichauf Trumps Rückkehr vor

US-Wahlen und die Schweiz Die Sorge vor einer zweiten Amtszeit des Ex-Präsidenten wächst.

Der Armeechef warnt, die Schlagkraft der Nato sei gefährdet - mit Folgen für die Schweiz



Schweizer Wirtschaft feiert Erfolge in den USA

In kein Land exportiert die Schweiz so viel wie in die USA. Die US-Wahlen lassen Schweizer Firmen nun etwas zittern.



Mon grand regret? L'absence d'un accord de libre-échange

Martin Naville quittera la Chambre de commerce Suisse-Etats-Unis cet été après avoir dirigé la faîtière pendant vingt ans. Retour sur le développement des échanges commerciaux durant cette période.



Wird Trump grün? Schweizer Konzerne wetten darauf

Die Subventionen von Joe Biden für die Energiewende bringen die CEO von Firmen wie Sika, Holcim oder ABB ins Schwärmen. Doch was passiert, wenn Trump an die Macht kommt und die Programme stoppt?

Governing Bodies

The Swiss Amcham’s governing body is the Board of Directors. A number of Chapter Boards and Committees contribute substantially to the Chamber’s activities and programs. All members of the various Boards and Committees exercise these functions on a pro-bono basis.


Chairman and President 
Of The Board of Directors

Swiss Amcham plays a key role in promoting the Swiss-US relationship and is a strong advocate of all multinational companies based in Switzerland. I am proud to chair this valuable organization and contribute to a better understanding between Switzerland and the US.

Riet Cadonau
Director at Zehnder Group AG

Important questions about Swiss Amcham

The Swiss Amcham is a business association under Swiss law. As the largest association of multinational companies in Switzerland (irrespective of their nationality and size), it caters for the needs of companies. Swiss Amcham has a clear focus on businesses but not on private issues of individuals.

The Swiss Amcham is a private organization with approx. 1700 corporate members. While 20% of the member companies are based in the U.S. (with local Chapters in Boston, New York, Atlanta, Miami, and San Francisco), the vast majority of members are based in Switzerland. 70% of the member companies are Swiss companies, 30% foreign companies (mostly American). Swiss Amcham covers all areas of the private sector and does not accept any subsidies from any government entity. The numerous Chapters and Committees contribute substantially to the Chamber’s activities and programs. Swiss Amcham’s governing body is the Board of Directors, elected by Amcham’s members at the Annual General Meeting.

Swiss Amcham identifies and addresses all barriers to free movement of goods, services, people and investments between Switzerland and the USA. It aims to reduce barriers and difficulties for multinational companies in Switzerland (irrespective of their size or nationality), thus strengthening the position of Switzerland as an internationally attractive business location.

Swiss Amcham does not provide any services for individuals in personal matters such as visas, travels, job openings, work permits, taxes, real-estate, inheritance issues etc. The association solely deals with questions concerning businesses of their members.

The Swiss Amcham membership is open to companies and their employees upon written application. All companies with an international focus, no matter how many employees they have, are very welcome to join the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce.