17th Annual Governors’ Ball • Christmas in San Francisco, Sat, Dec 8, 2012

Governor Ball Title

WHEN: Sat, Dec 8th 2012 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm
WHERE: InterContinental Asiana Saigon, Corner of Hai Ba Trung St. & Le Duan Blvd., District 1

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Video Clip: Welcome to Christmas in San Francisco Note: it may be slow the first time you download, because of a slow connection. So play it a second time, when it will be smoother.

Video Clip: AmCham Scholarship Program 2001 – 2012

Video Clip: AmCham’s Community Development Grants

Governors'' Ball 2012 - Christmas in San FranciscoThe AmCham Board of Governors cordially invites you to the 17th Annual AmCham Governors’ Ball, with the theme Christmas in San Francisco to be held on Saturday, December 8, 2012, from 6:00 pm.

The only premier Christmas gala in Vietnam, the Governors’ Ball is a unique opportunity to enjoy a festive and charitable celebration.

The year-end FORMAL ball brings together the AmCham community, including AmCham companies’ executives, spouses and guests, as well as U.S. Consulate and Vietnamese government officials with responsibility for trade and investment.

It features holiday cheer, gourmet fare, first-class musical entertainment, and wonderful raffle prizes.

Click here for Sponsorship Information and Table Reservations Form, and complete the form and fax back to us at 3824-3572.

Special Thanks to Sponsors

Governor Ball Sponsor

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AmCham CSR Programs, Community Partners, Volunteers

In the spirit of Christmas, all proceeds from the Governors’ Ball support two incredibly worthy causes: (1) the AmCham Grants Program to local charitable organizations in the Ho Chi Minh City area and southern Vietnam and (2) the AmCham Scholarship Program.

The AmCham Grants Program is part of AmCham’s CSR activities. It aims to support smaller local organizations in the Ho Chi Minh City area and southern Vietnam that may not have easy access to large grants from international foundations. At the same time, the program also provides a bridge for AmCham companies’ associates and students from AmCham Scholars Alumni/ae (ASA) to give back to the community through their volunteer participation in the grants allocation teams. Since 2004, the AmCham Grants Program has supported 54 projects with grants valued at more than US$ 212,000. In 2012, the program supported 8 grants valued at more than US$ 33,000 based on funds raised at the 2011 Governors’ Ball. Read more …

Video Highlights: AmCham’s Community Development Grants

The AmCham Scholarship Program, which will celebrate its 12th anniversary on December 1st, 2012, recognizes top Vietnamese students at Vietnam National University, Banking University, Foreign Trade University in HCMC, HCMC University of Law,Ho Chi Minh City University of Technical Education and Hoa Sen University, and helps prepare them to become local business, education, and civil society leaders. From 2001 up to and including 2011, the AmCham Scholarship Program has provided more than US$ 191,000 in scholarship awards and training to 388 university students.

Please click these links for: AmCham Scholarship 10th Anniversary Directory and Governors’ Ball Video Clip: AmCham Scholarship Program 2001 – 2012,

AmCham has received Certificates of Commendation (“Bằng Khen”) from the Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City in recognition of its Corporate Social Responsibilities Programs, in addition to its activities to promote trade and investment between Vietnam and the United States.

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