The American Chambers of Commerce (AMCHAMs) outside the US territory, are non-profit, independent associations formed by U.S. business people and nationals who do business with the United States.
AMCHAM is affiliated to the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America (COCUSA) in Washington DC, the largest federated business organization in the world, with offices in 65 countries. AMCHAMs work closely with the government of the host country, to facilitate investment and trade.
To promote investment and trade between the United States and Jamaica.
The American Chamber of Commerce of Jamaica was established in May 1986 in Kingston, under the auspices of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America (COCUSA) and the Association of American Chambers of Commerce of Latin America and the Caribbean (AACCLA).
The Finance Committee’s goal is to ensure the financial viability of the organization by:
The Membership Committee’s goal is to increase and service the membership.
The Environmental Committee provides member companies with the necessary awareness and network support to protect the Jamaican environment in which they operate.
The Government Relations Committee’s goal is to establish an on-going dialogue with members of the US and Jamaican governments in order to enhance trade and investment in Jamaica, by conducting a minimum of four (4) meetings a year with high-ranking officials.