Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia
Date: September 16, 2022
Participants: 70 (in person), 75 (Virtual via Zoom)
Partner: Cambodia Ministry of Commerce, Cambodia Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology, and Innovation, Cambodia Chamber of Commerce
The workshop featured Mrs. Serei Borapich, Under Secretary of State of the Ministry of Commerce, Mr. Chhea Layhy, Director of Department of Small and Medium Enterprises from the General Department of Small, Medium Enterprises and Handicrafts, MISTI, Ms. Ivana Tranchini, Visa Country Manager for Cambodia, Mr. Kar Liang Ting, Digital Skills Enablement Program Manager, AWS, and Mr. Charly Gordon, Global Policy Lead, International Chamber of Commerce for the policy dialogue session. The session was moderated by Mr. Bun Sambath, Secretary General of Young Entrepreneurs Association Cambodia. This was followed by a showcase session from US-ABC member companies represented by Ms. Daline Ny, Head of Merchant, Sales, and Solutions of Visa Cambodia, Mr. Kar Liang Ting, Digital Skills Enablement Program Manager, AWS, Mr. Dennis Laurentius, International Growth Consultant – South East Asia (SEA) of Google. Their presentations focused heavily on digital skills training. The session also featured company insights on initiatives to support Cambodian SMEs to excel in digital trade. This Cambodia SME program was supported by Visa, AWS, and Google.