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April 26, 2018

Executive Director participated at AmCham-s meeting in Washington D.C.

Executive Director Andrea Doko Jelušić last week participated in the annual AmChams in Europe USA Conference held in Washington, DC and Chicago from 16-20 April.

The delegation attended a conference hosted by the U.S. Chamber and Business Europe ‘Transatlantic Business Works,’ bringing together leading EU and U.S. officials and business representatives to emphasize the value of transatlantic trade and investment to Europe and the U.S. At the event was also launched the Transatlantic Economy Report 2018, presented by Dan Hamilton, Executive Director, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University. Doko Jelušić handed over AmCham's position paper „Arguments in Favor of a Double Taxation Treaty Between Croatia and the United States of America“ to U.S. Chamber's Marjorie Chorlins, Vice President for European Affairs and spoke with John Murphy, Senior Vice President for Trade Policy. Ms. Doko Jelušić met with Croatian Ambassador to the U.S. Mr. Pjer Šimunović and held a meeting with representatives of National Federation of Croatian Americans (NFCA).

The group attended a series of briefings at the U.S. Chamber, as well as participated in selected meetings with key administration officials at the Department of Commerce and at the Hill. 

AmChams in Europe delegation held a meeting in CBS Corporation and then continued to Chicago for a series of outreach meetings and site visits to various member companies like Abbvie, Underwriters Laboratories, Northern Trust, Motorola solutions, visited 1871: Chicago’s Technology & Entrepreneurship Center and met with the Mayor, Rahm Emanuel.

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