Prime Minister Lee addresses U.S. business community during USABC and U.S. Chamber of Commerce event – Aug. 1, 2016
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong addresses the attendees at a reception and discussion hosted by USABC and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The Prime Minister discussed the future of U.S.-Singapore trade relations and the larger implications of TPP.
American Innovation Roadshow to Myanmar, August 8-9

The U.S. Department of State and the US-ASEAN Business Council co-organized the American Innovation Roadshow to Myanmar. Here, Council President and CEO Alexander Feldman offers remarks during a reception hosted by the Honorable Scot Marciel, U.S. Ambassador to Myanmar, as Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs Charles Rivkin, Foreign Agriculture Service Administrator Phil Karsting, Ambassador Marciel, and Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein listen on.

2016 Thailand Business Mission, July 21-22

The US-ASEAN Business Council met with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha during its annual Thailand Business Mission. The mission was co-led by Brad Middleton, Managing Director of Chevron Asia South; Alexander Feldman, President and CEO of the US-ASEAN Business Council; and Ambassador Michael Michalak, Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director of the US-ASEAN Business Council.

Farewell Dinner in honor of the Honorable Robert Blake, U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia, July 18, 2016
The Council and it members said farewell to Ambassador Blake as he ended his tour as U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia
Briefing with Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes, July 12

The US-ASEAN Business Council hosted Ben Rhodes, Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting, for a discussion at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington, DC. Mr. Rhodes offered a comprehensive readout on President Obama's recent trip to Vietnam, the upcoming visit by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore, and the President's forthcoming trip to Laos in September.

Chairman’s Mission to Vietnam, May 23-25
On May 24, Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chairman Vu Tien Loc met with the Council during the Chairman’s Mission to Vietnam. The Council party included US-ABC Chairman and President & CEO of UL Keith Williams, US-ABC President & CEO Alexander Feldman, US-ABC Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director Ambassador Michael Michalak, and Chair of the Council’s Vietnam Committee and President & CEO of GE ASEAN Wouter Van Wersch.
2016 ASEAN Ambassadors’ Tour, Louisville, Kentucky, June 1-3
The Council’s annual ASEAN Ambassadors’ Tour brought representatives from all ten ASEAN counties, including eight Ambassadors, to Louisville, Kentucky to promote trade and investment between Southeast Asia and the United States. Among the stops on the tour was a visit to the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, which was a real home run!
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.
Launch of ASEAN SME Academy, May 31, Singapore

US-ASEAN Business Council Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director Ambassador Michael Michalak joins hands with Dr. Wimonkan Kosumas, of the Thailand Office of Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion, Rebecca Acuna of USAID, and Nguyen Hoa Cuong of Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Planning to officially launch the ASEAN Online SME Academy, a project of the US-ASEAN Business Alliance for Competitive SMEs.

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.