Weekly Update Nov 23: Thanksgiving, Governors Ball, Annual General Meeting, AmCham Scholarship

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Th, Nov 26 10th AmCham Old Fashioned Thanksgiving Dinner

Sa, Nov 28 Seeking volunteers from AmCham companies to interview applicants for AmCham Scholarship

Mo, Nov 30: Deadline to update your listing in the print Membership Directory

Tu, Dec 08 Annual General Meeting

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Vacancy Announcement: Country Director, Vietnam. Institute of International Education An independent, nonprofit organization founded in 1919, the Institute of International Education, one of the world’s largest and most experienced global higher education and professional exchange organization, is seeking candidates to fill the following vacancy: Country Director, Vietnam.

Th, Nov 26 New World Hotel’s Turkey to Fly or Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner.Too busy to cook? Then place your order 24 hours in advance and pick up your traditional stuffed turkey with cranberry sauce, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, and a bottle of South African red wine from the New World Hotel Saigon.

Caravelle Hotel’s Martini Bar – 50% off Martini menu during November Sometimes a bar at a hotel restaurant is just that; other times it becomes a household name, a destination in itself. Such is the case with Martini Bar, which will be the new name of the bar adjoining Reflections Restaurant at the Caravelle Hotel. … and 50% off martini menu during November.

Th, Nov 26 9th Annual Thanksgiving “Turkey Shoot” Golf Tournament

Th, Nov 26 10th AmCham Old Fashioned Thanksgiving Dinner

Institute of Leadership and Management in Vietnam is the market leader in leadership and management qualifications. It trains over 85,000 leaders annually in leadership qualifications around the world. Learn how Corporate Training Solutions (Vietnam) can design an ILM training program to meet your organization’s specific requirements.

Th, Nov 26 Thanksgiving Dinner at Restaurant Nineteen Caravelle Hotel Saigon The extravagant buffet dinner to mark American Thanksgiving will appeal to people from around the globe. The menu will include such traditional favorites as turkey, gravy, and stuffing, but you don’t have to be a Yankee to find plenty to enjoy.

FACTORY FOR SALE Linh Trung 1 EPZ, Thu Duc District, HCM City (30 mins from the Central Business District). Land 33,720 sqm, GFA 77,192 sqm. To be sold as a whole or in parts. Sold on behalf of Theodore Alexander by Colliers International. Click on the link above for more information, or Call Jake Sanders or Ms Ha on 0908 365 626.

Th, Nov 26 Traditional Thanksgiving Day at Square One Restaurant, Park Hyatt Saigon A special festive menu will be available for lunch and dinner in the cosy atmosphere. Treat yourself and your loved ones to a wide range of traditional Thanksgiving fare and celebrate this memorable time of the season in an intimate setting.

Th, Nov 26 Thanksgiving Dinner at the Atrium Café, Legend Hotel Saigon Enjoy this occasion with family and friends. The Legend’s renowned Atrium Café will feature a special dinner buffet with traditional Thanksgiving delicacies.

Fr, Nov 27 – Su, Dec 6 “Mangorientica” at Hotel Equatorial Saigon Orientica Seafood Restaurant & Bar, recently crowned the best restaurant of the year, is joining forces with one of Vietnam’s most innovative and creative chefs, Duc, MangoMango, to bring the most exciting blend of LatinoVietnamese cuisine to Ho Chi Minh City.

Sa, Nov 28 Seeking volunteers from AmCham companies to interview applicants for the AmCham Scholarship. After 269 students/applicants from top universities in HCM City took the English language test, 136 were invited to the next stage: the on-line Assessment sponsored by Profiles International. Based on the assessment results, 50 students will be selected for interviews in English by AmCham companies’ HR and business professionals on Sat, Nov 28 to select the winners of the AmCham Scholarship.

Su, Nov 29 Đức Tuấn on Broadway • Live Concert at the HCM City Opera House Chương trình sẽ diễn ra vào lúc 20h, ngày 29/11/2009 tại Nhà hát Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh. Trong live concert này, Đức Tuấn sẽ trình diễn các bài hát trong The Broadway Album và một số trích đoạn nhạc kịch nổi tiếng khác cùng với dàn nhạc giao hưởng của Nhà hát Giao hưởng Nhạc Vũ Kịch Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh với 60 nhạc công. Đây có thể coi là đêm hòa nhạc riêng đầu tiên của một ca sĩ nhạc pop với nguyên một dàn nhạc giao hưởng lớn.

Mo, Nov 30: Deadline to update your listing in the print Membership Directory 2010 Be sure to include the Membership Directory in your ad plans.

Sa, Dec 5: 14th Annual Governors Ball Complete your planning this week: invite your guests early. And do some Christmas shopping early, too. Click this link for a list of Door Prize, Raffle Prizes, and Silent Auction Items at the Governors Ball.

Tu, Dec 08 Annual General Meeting, with report of the Board of Governors, and election of members to the Board AmCham invites members, associates and their guests to attend the Annual General Meeting and cocktail reception. Spouses and partners are not only invited but encouraged to attend with you.

Sa, Dec 12 AmCham Scholarship 2009 Award Ceremony

Th, Dec 17 Financial Consolidation: Challenges and Solutions for VAS, IFRS, and Various Stock Exchanges For CEOs, CFOs, and key finance staff. Details to be provided

Sa-Su, Jan 22-24 Dalat Winter Weekend and Roundtable Join other AmCham members and guests in a networking weekend, with Chairman’s Roundtable discussion of key issues in Vietnam-U.S. trade and investment and outlook for 2010.

Su-We, Feb 14-17 TET Lunar New Year – Year of the Tiger

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