President Obama Visits Vietnam, May 23-25
Alexander C. Feldman, President & CEO of the US-ASEAN Business Council, and other key dignitaries greet The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States, and His Excellency Tran Dai Quang, President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, in Hanoi on May 24 on the occasion of President Obama’s first trip to Vietnam.
Mission to the 2016 ASEAN Directors-General of Customs Meeting, May 25-26, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Ambassador Michael W. Michalak of the US-ASEAN Business Council and Director-General of Indonesian Customs and Excise Heru Pambudi lead the Customs and Trade Facilitation Committee’s annual Dialogue Partner Consultation with the ten ASEAN Directors-General of Customs.

Dinner in Honor of H.E. General Prayut Chan-o-cha (Ret.), Prime Minister of Thailand

On March 30, the US-ASEAN Business Council and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted a dinner for Prime Minister Prayut of Thailand, pictured here listening to remarks from USABC President & CEO Alexander Feldman highlighting the enduring strength of the 183-year commercial relationship between the U.S. and Thailand.

The Economist’s Myanmar Summit 2016
The US-ASEAN Business Council is pleased to support the Myanmar Summit 2016, June 16 at the Sedona Hotel, Yangon. USABC members are invited to enjoy a 20% discount off any individual ticket.
US-ASEAN Business Alliance for Competitive SMEs Holds Cosmetics Event in Thailand, February 17, 2016

The US-ASEAN Business Alliance for Competitive SMEs (Business Alliance) held a workshop entitled “Digital Business for Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Training” (February 17, 2016). This event was attended by more than 150 entrepreneurs from SME’s. The workshop was sponsored by Procter & Gamble (P&G), the Office of SME Promotion (OSMEP) and USAID, with support from the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI), the Thai Cosmetic Manufacturer Association (TCMA), and United Parcel Service (UPS).

H.E. Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, greets USTR Michael Froman and other key dignitaries at the Council’s AEC Conference on February 17, 2016
USTR Michael Froman, ASEAN Secretary General Le Luong Minh, and the ASEAN Trade Ministers greet His Excellency Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, following his keynote address to open the Council’s conference titled “Asia’s Best Kept Secret: The ASEAN Economic Community” on February 17, 2016 in San Francisco, California. 
Tan Sri Tony Fernandes Receives the Fourth Pillar Award at the Council’s AEC Conference on February 17, 2016
Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, Founder and Group CEO of AirAsia, receives the Fourth Pillar Award and delivers a keynote address during the gala dinner at the Council’s conference titled “Asia’s Best Kept Secret: The ASEAN Economic Community” on February 17, 2016 in San Francisco, California.
H.E. Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, delivers a keynote at the Council’s AEC Conference on February 17, 2016
H.E. Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, delivers a keynote at the Council’s AEC Conference on February 17, 2016
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MOU Signing Ceremony between Vietnam Ministry of Health of Vietnam and US-ASEAN Business Council, November 23, 2015
MOU Signing Ceremony between Vietnam Ministry of Health of Vietnam and US-ASEAN Business Council, November 23, 2015

A Memorandum of Understanding on Partnerships to Strengthen Health Care in Vietnam between the Vietnamese Ministry of Health and the US-ASEAN Business Council was signed November 23 by Vice Minister of Health Pham Le Tuan and Council Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director Amb. Michael W. Michalak.  The signing was witnessed by Vice Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha, U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius, Minister of Health Madame Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc.

Dinner in Honor of President Joko Widodo of Indonesia, October 26, Washington D.C.

The US-ASEAN Business Council co-hosted a dinner in honor of Indonesian President Joko Widodo on his inaugural visit to the U.S.  Here Council President & CEO Alexander Feldman shares a light moment with President Jokowi and Minister of Trade Thomas Lembong.