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Events, Meetings, and Activities

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Tu, Aug 4 Lunch: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Requirements (Apparel and Furniture) Learn how the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is working with producers and exporters to reduce and eliminate unsafe goods. The focus of this talk is on apparel and furniture consumer product safety requirements.

Th, Aug 6 Joint Chambers Networking Night Come and meet others in Ho Chi Minh City with complimentary canapes and “happy hour” drink prices. Co-hosted by AusCham, AmCham, BBGV, CanCham, EuroCham, HKBAV, InCham, Nordic Business Association, Malaysia Business Chamber, NZ Chamber.

Mo, Aug 3-13 Spare Ribs at the Caravelle Hotel Restaurant Nineteen Pprepared to optimum tenderness. Tastefully marinated and cooked to perfection, it is no wonder that this will be a hit.

We-We, Aug 5-12, California Dreamin’ at the New World Hotel Saigon From San Jose, California, Chef Daniel Patino showcases his signature recipes from the award-winning modern American Steakhouse “Arcadia.” Chef Patino and Arcadia were recently named Best American Restaurant and one of the Best Chefs in Metro Active’s 2008 list of Best of Silicon Valley.

Northwest Airlines:Join WorldPerks® today and we’ll match the Elite status you enjoy on other airlines and more! Northwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines invite AmCham high flyers to join WorldPerks frequent flyer program. If you are a current Elite member of another airline frequent flyer program, we will match your status with comparable WorldPerks Elite membership in 2009 and invite you to enjoy all the benefits and privileges that come with it through February 28, 2010! Register with us by August 31, 2009.

Dine & Spa at the Park until Sep 30 In order to reward its valued customers, Park Hyatt Saigon is introducing the “Dine & Spa at the Park” programme once again for its restaurants Opera, Square One and Park Lounge, as well as Xuan Spa, until Sep 30, 2009.

Tu, Aug 25 AmCham Young Professionals Palooza Party Come and meet others in Ho Chi Minh City with free food and drink specials. The monthly Young Professionals Palooza Party is a platform to develop networking opportunities, information exchange, and new friendships.

We, Aug 26 Vietnam Public Listed Companies Directory and Awards 2009 Jointly organized by the Credit Information Center, a division of the State Bank of Vietnam and Dun & Bradstreet, the world leader in business information. The awards ceremony offers a networking platform for businesses and related government institutions supporting trade and investment development.

Th-Sa, Nov 12-14 The APEC CEO Summit in Singapore will deliberate the most pressing issues facing the world. Over 800 senior business figures from across the Asia Pacific region and beyond will gather in Singapore to listen to, network with and engage in discussion with APEC Leaders and the region’s key decision makers.

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