U.S. Ambassador Business Outlook & Consul General Farewell Dinner


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Date/Time
Date(s) - Jun 6, 2019
6:30 pm - 9:15 pm

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Location
InterContinental Saigon

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AmCham Vietnam members and their guests are invited to take part in a formal dinner for our Ambassador Daniel J. Kritenbrink on his visit to Ho Chi Minh City at the InterContinental Saigon at 6:30 pm on Thursday, June 6, 2019.

Ambassador Kritenbrink will share with us insight on the economic climate and political relations between Vietnam and the United States, including priorities for business, trade and economics and how he sees the relationship developing in the coming years. 

The dinner will also recognize and appreciate Consul General Mary Tarnowka on her accomplishments and well wishes for the future.

In addition to this unique networking and insight opportunity, we offer a special four-course Western set menu with a free flow drinks (including wine, Budweiser beer, Coca-Cola, Suntory Pepsico), as well as music during dinner by a popular pianist with many popular songs.  We will also offer a special commemorative gift for all guests of this event.
There are limited spaces available so we recommend you reserve your seat soon.  To ensure your company’s spot, as well as elevate your company profile prior to and at this unique event, sponsorships are available for this special evening. Various sponsor levels are available to meet your/your company needs. (See link below).  While all sponsors will receive name brand exposure prior to and at the event, GOLD and SILVER level sponsors will receive complimentary tickets, VIP seating and additional recognition during the reception remarks.

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors:

Gold:

AmCham Vietnam | American Chamber of Commerce

Silver:

Bronze:

AGENDA

6:30pmRegistration and Refreshments
7:05pmWelcome & Introduction by AmCham Chairwoman
 Recognition and Appreciation to Consul General Tarnowka and
Review of the Bilateral Relationship by Ambassador Kritenbrink, followed by a toast
 Appreciation Remarks by Consul General Tarnowka
7:30pmDinner is served
Solo Piano Performance
 9:15pmEvent ends

TICKET COST

vnd 1,700,000/member

vnd 2,000,000/non-member

Note: Price includes a 4-course dinner menu and a free flow of wine, beer and soft drinks.
Advance ticket is required.
Registration closes on Jun 5 or when we get max registrations.

Cancellations must be received by 48 hours before the event, and must be made on-line or by email. We are unable to accept cancellations by telephone.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Gold Sponsor – vnd 40,000,000

  • 2 complimentary tickets to VIP cocktail reception with Ambassador prior to the dinner
  • 10 complimentary tickets to the dinner, including a seat at VIP table 
  • Company Logo on backdrop and on website for the event as a Gold Sponsor
  • Recognition during the Reception Remarks
  • 3 months Networking Online (125px x 125px) on AmCham website

Silver Sponsor – vnd 25,000,000

  • 2 complimentary tickets to VIP cocktail reception with Ambassador prior to the dinner
  • 4 complimentary tickets to the dinner, including a seat at VIP table
  • Company Logo on backdrop and on website for the event as a Silver Sponsor
  • Recognition during the Reception Remarks
  • 2 months Networking Online (125px x 125px) on AmCham website

Bronze Sponsor – vnd 10,000,000

  • 2 complimentary tickets to the dinner 
  • Company Logo on backdrop and on website for the event as a Bronze Sponsor
  • 1 month Networking Online (125px x 125px) on AmCham website

AMBASSADOR DANIEL J. KRITENBRINK

Daniel J. Kritenbrink is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, who has served as an American diplomat since 1994.  He was confirmed by the U.S. Senate to be the next U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam on October 26, 2017, and presented his credentials to Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang on November 6, 2017.

Mr. Kritenbrink has completed multiple assignments related to Asia.  Most recently, he was the Senior Advisor for North Korea Policy at the Department of State.  Prior to that, he was Senior Director for Asian Affairs at the National Security Council (2015-2017), where he worked extensively on Vietnam and oversaw the negotiation of two Joint Statements regarding our Comprehensive Partnership with Vietnam.  At the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, Mr. Kritenbrink served as Deputy Chief of Mission (2013-2015), Minister Counselor for Political Affairs (2011-2013), and as Political Officer (2006-2009).  He also served in Tokyo (1994-1995 and 2000-2004), Sapporo (1995-1997), and Kuwait City (1997-1999).  In Washington, his other assignments have included Director of the Office of Chinese and Mongolian Affairs at the Department of State (2009-2011), and Staff Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs (1999-2000).

Mr. Kritenbrink earned an M.A. from the University of Virginia and a B.A from the University of Nebraska-Kearney.  He speaks Chinese and Japanese.  He and his wife Nami have two children.

CONSUL GENERAL MARY TARNOWKA

A career member of the Senior Foreign Service with Minister Counselor rank, Consul General Mary Tarnowka arrived in Ho Chi Minh City in August 2016.  Prior to arriving in Vietnam, she served as Acting Deputy Chief of Mission and Minister Counselor for Economic Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, Korea.

Ms. Tarnowka has over two decades of experience in the Foreign Service, focused mainly in Asia, where she has served as Deputy Principal Officer and Political and Economic Section Chief in Shanghai, Deputy Economic Counselor in Delhi, and Economic Officer in Taipei, as well as postings in La Paz, and Santo Domingo.  She also served as Deputy Director of the Office of Policy and Global Issues and Senior Congressional Advisor for the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs and as Trade Policy Officer at the Office of Chinese and Mongolian Affairs at the Department of State, as well as Director of U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement Coordination at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.

Prior to joining the State Department, Ms. Tarnowka was a Certified Public Accountant and International Tax Manager in San Francisco. Ms. Tarnowka has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois and a Master’s from Golden Gate University. Ms. Tarnowka speaks Vietnamese, Mandarin, and Spanish. She has two daughters. The eldest lives and works in San Francisco and the youngest attends Middle School in Ho Chi Minh City.