Activities

Discussion with E.U. Ambassador

9/27/2017 – The American-Central European Business Association (ACEBA) will host a roundtable with H.E. David O’Sullivan, E.U. Ambassador to the U.S., to discuss European Union Policy and the political and business environment in Central European countries.

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Romanian Ministry of Defense Delegation

9/19-20/2017 – AMRO met with the Romanian Minister of Defense Mihai Fifor in Washington, DC. The delegation included Chief of the General Staff, General Nicolae-Ionel Ciucã and Ministry of Defense State Secretary Florin Lazar Vladica.

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Roundtable with DAS Hoyt Yee

9/12/2017 – The American-Central European Business Association (ACEBA) met with Deputy Assistant Secretary Hoyt Yee. Members talked with DAS Yee about regional and economic developments in Central and Eastern Europe.

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Roundtable with ITA Acting U/S & DCOS Israel Hernandez

9/11/2017 – The American-Central European Business Association (ACEBA) met with Israel Hernandez, Deputy Chief of Staff for the Secretary of Commerce and Acting Undersecretary for International Trade at the U.S. Department of Commerce.

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Roundtable with DCM Abby Rupp

8/9/2017 – AMRO had the pleasure of meeting with Abby Rupp, the new Deputy Chief of Mission to Romania at the U.S. Department of State. Member companies briefed Ms. Rupp on their interests and issues in Romania.

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AMRO Hosts InvestRomania Director Ilan Laufer

6/20/2017 – The American-Romanian Business Council hosted State Secretary and Director of InvestRomania, Mr. Ilan Laufer. Mr. Laufer presented the advantages of Romania’s business environment for foreign investors.

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AMRO conducted its 5th Business Mission on March 28-30

3/28/2017 – The AMRO mission met with top leaders in Romania to discuss how American companies can contribute to the prosperity of Romanian citizens and strengthen the economic ties between the two countries. Member companies also stressed the importance of predictability in laws and regulations to a healthy business environment. The AMRO delegation met with…

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Roundtable with Romanian Ambassador and DAS Tasharski

3/21/2017 – The American-Romanian Business Council will hold a roundtable discussion with H.E. George Maior Romanian Ambassador to the United States and Dale Tasharski Deputy Assistant Secretary for Europe International Trade Administration U.S. Department of Commerce Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Washington, DC We will discuss the recent state of commercial engagement between the United States…

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View from DC: Priorities for the US-Romania Economic Relationship

12/20/16 – With this year’s elections in both the United States and Romania, 2017 offers a unique opportunity to renew and strengthen our bilateral economic relationship. The American-Romanian Business Council (AMRO) and the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) will hold a breakfast discussion on the view from Washington of the economic priorities for the…

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EU Delegation Roundtable

12/13/16 – The American-Central European Business Association (ACEBA) will host a roundtable discussion with David O’Sullivan, EU Ambassador to the United States. The roundtable will focus on EU-US relations in the context of Brexit and the recent U.S. election.

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EU Delegation Post-Brexit Discussion

12/8/16 – The American-Central European Business Association (ACEBA) will present a discussion with Valeri Rouxel-Laxton, Chief of the Economic and Financial Section, EU Delegation in the United States on the impact of Brexit and the U.S. election on EU-US relations.

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AMRO Welcomes Romanian President Klaus Iohannis for the “American-Romanian Investor’s Dialogue”

  10/02/15 – On September 25th, the American-Romanian Business Council (AMRO) hosted the President of Romania, Klaus Iohannis, for the “American-Romanian Investor’s Dialogue” at MetLife offices in New York City.  President Iohannis engaged high level American corporate representatives on Romanian priorities for continuing to grow the economic relationship between the United States and Romania. The…

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Roundtable with Romanian Health Minister Nicholas Bănicioiu

7/12/2015 – AMRO and Nicholas Bănicioiu, Romania’s Minister of Health, will participate in a roundtable in NYC. This event will support efforts to advance transparency, predictability, and patient access in Romania with the participation of American companies. 

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PDAS Tong Discusses U.S. Business Engagement in Central Europe

6/2/2015 – Kurt Tong, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, met with AMRO and two other bilateral business councils to learn about American business priorities in Central Europe. Companies briefed Mr. Tong on the importance of their investments in Romania and the impact of regional geopolitical developments….

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Business Luncheon – Doing Business with Romania: An Economic Overview

5/7/2015 – Roundtable luncheon Thursday, May 7th from 1:00 – 2:00 PM at the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber (3 East Fourth Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202) with U.S. Congressman Brad Wenstrup and H.E. Iulian Buga, the Romanian Ambassador to the United States.  The purpose of this business roundtable is to discuss potential business opportunities for Cincinnati…

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Ambassadorial Roadshow

5/7/2015 – Romanian Ambassador to the U.S. Iulian Buga will travel to Ohio for two days of meetings with universities, business organizations, and Members of Congress in southwest Ohio. AMRO President Eric Stewart will accompany the Ambassador on his trip. The delegation will meet with the Dayton and Cincinnati Chambers of Commerce to promote Romania…

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AMRO Briefs Senate Subcommittee Leaders

3/12/2015 –  The American-Lithuania Business Council participated in a roundtable discussion with the leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Europe, Chairman Ron Johnson and Ranking Member Jeanne Shaheen. AMRO companies briefed the Senators on the importance of Romania to the U.S.’s strategic interests in Eastern Europe.

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AMRO President Briefs Romania Caucus Co-Chair

3/2015 – AMRO President Eric Stewart briefed Congressman Mike Turner (OH), the Co-Chair of the Congressional Romania Caucus, prior to his April trip to Romania. Stewart discussed political priorities necessary to increasing trade and investment between the U.S. and Romania.  

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Annual Roundtable with Ambassador Buga

2/17/2015  – MetLife, AMRO’s new Chair, hosts a roundtable discussion with Romanian Ambassador Iulian Buga. Ambassador Buga will companies to brief him on their key priorities in Romania.

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Prime Minister Ponta Meets with AMRO

2/11/2015  – Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta called for strengthening the U.S.-Romanian commercial relationship at a roundtable discussion hosted by the American-Romanian Business Council (AMRO) on February 11. The Prime Minister met with 20 American companies to discuss Romania’s economic priorities and opportunities. Acknowledging official indicators of strong growth in Romania, AMRO President Eric Stewart…

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Lunch with former Chief of Mission Duane Butcher

1/14/15  – AMRO hosted a lunch for the former Chief of Mission at U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Duane Butcher, to congratulate him on his successful time in Romania. AMRO President Eric Stewart presented Mr. Butcher with a ceremonial plaque commending his contributions to the U.S.-Romanian commercial relationship.  

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Celebrating Romania’s National Day

12/3/14  – Congressmen, dignitaries and special guests gathered in the Library of Congress’s Members Room for an AMRO-supported celebration the 97th anniversary of Romania’s unification.

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Third Annual Business Mission

09/09/2014 – AMRO will lead a delegation of executives from a dozen U.S.-based companies to Bucharest on September 9 and 10 for its third Annual Business Mission.

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Minister Delegate Voinea talks with AMRO

04/11/2014 – Minister Delegate for the Budget Liviu Voinea met with AMRO for a roundtable discussion while he was in Washington, DC for the spring meetings of the IMF and World Bank.

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AMRO meets with Chairman Ed Royce

04/08/2014 – On April 8, AMRO members joined two other councils to discuss developments in Central Europe with the Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Representative Ed Royce.

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AMRO Meets Minister Delegate for Higher Education, Scientific Research, and Technological Development

01/08/2014  – Today, AMRO members met with Mihnea Cosmin Costoiu, Romania’s Minister Delegate for Higher Education, Scientific Research, and Technological Development. The Minister and Companies discussed how to increase cooperation between Romanian universities and the private sector and incentives for private research and development spending.

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Introductory Briefing with Ambassador Iulian Buga

12/17/2013 – AMRO member companies will have a chance to meet and hear from the newly-arrived Romanian Ambassador to the U.S., H.E. Iulian Buga, just two weeks after presenting his credentials to President Barack Obama. After introducing AMRO’s past successes and its member companies’ interests in Romania, the Council will set a road map with…

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AMRO Completes its Second Annual Business Mission to Bucharest

11/14-15 – AMRO led a delegation of 20 executives from 10 American companies to meet with top Romanian government officials. The group had positive and productive discussions with Prime Minister Victor Ponta, President Traian Băsescu, Foreign Minister Titus Corlăţean, and Minister of Economy Andrei Gerea.  {gallery slider=boxplus.transition height=350 width=500 animation=4500}Activities{/gallery} Each participating company was also…

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AMRO Supports Romania National Day Celebration

12/04/2013 – AMRO companies sponsored and attended the annual celebration of Romania’s National Day, this year taking place at the Library of Congress. AMRO President Eric Stewart provided remarks on the U.S.-Romania relationship, alongside newly-credentialed Ambassador Iulian Buga, Romania Congressional Caucus Co-Chair Representative Mike Turner, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Frank Rose. The Members…

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Business Council President Stewart speaks at the 5th Annual U.S.-Central Europe Strategy Forum

10/2013 – Business Council President Stewart speaks at the 5th Annual U.S.-Central Europe Strategy Forum in partnership with the Lithuanian Presidency of the European Union and the Hungarian Initiatives Foundation, and with sponsorship by the International Visegrad Fund and Chevron. The conference brought together 200 participants from 17 countries, featuring 33 speakers, seven panels and…

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AMRO companies participate in a roundtable meeting with Romanian Foreign Minister Titus Corlăţean

09/23/2013 – AMRO companies participate in a roundtable meeting with Romanian Foreign Minister Titus Corlăţean during the U.N. General Assembly in New York City.

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AMRO hosts a Romania Oil and Gas Reverse Trade Mission

3/25/2013 – AMRO hosts a Romania Oil and Gas Reverse Trade Mission for a roundtable discussion and light reception at the Embassy of Romania.

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AMRO meets with Ambassador Vierita

2/20/2013 –  AMRO meets with Ambassador Vierita to discuss the Council’s 2013 plans and its participation in the implementation of the U.S.-Romania Strategic Dialogue. 

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AMRO members are invited to participate in a conference call with Romanian Ambassador to the U.S., Adrian Vierita

12/14/2012 – AMRO members are invited to participate in a conference call with Romanian Ambassador to the U.S., Adrian Vierita

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AMRO Members lead a policy mission to Bucharest

11/8/2012 – AMRO Members lead a  policy mission to Bucharest for meetings with senior Government of Romania officials and American and Romanian business associations.

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AMRO Members lead a policy mission to Bucharest (2)

11/8/2012 – AMRO Members lead a  policy mission to Bucharest for meetings with senior Government of Romania officials and American and Romanian business associations.

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Roundtable with PDAS Yovanovitch

10/3/2012 – Principle Deputy Assistant Secretary Yovanovitch meets with AMRO members at the State Department to discuss the investment climate in Romania.

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AMRO meets with incoming Senior Commercial Officer in Romania Jim Cunningham

6/14/2012 – AMRO meets with incoming Senior Commercial Officer in Romania Jim Cunningham as part of his Washington consultations before he takes his post.

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AMRO President Eric Stewart meets with His Excellency Traian Băsescu, President of Romania

5/20/2012 – AMRO President Eric Stewart meets with His Excellency Traian Băsescu, President of Romania, during the NATO Summit in Chicago.

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Roundtable meeting with Representative Mike Turner.

3/27/2012 –  Roundtable meeting with Romania Congressional Caucus Co-Chair, Representative Mike Turner.

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Lieutenant Governor’s Association Reception

3/21/2012 – AMRO companies are invited to attend the Romanian Embassy’s reception for the National Lieutenant Governor’s Association. AMRO President Eric Stewart will speak on the economic opportunities in Romania.

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Roundtable meeting with US Ambassador to Romania Mark Gitenstein

3/14/2012 – Roundtable meeting with US Ambassador to Romania Mark GitensteinLocation: Park Hyatt – 2400 M Street, NW Washington, D.C. Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm

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Rountable Discussion about US Romanian Economic relations

2/22/2012 – AMRO Members are invited to the Romanian Ambassador’s Residence for a strategic roundtable discussion about US Romanian Economic relations. 

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February Travel to Bucharest

2/1/2012 – 2/2/2012 – Eric Stewart travels to Bucharest to hold high-level meetings with Romanian officials. – http://washington.mae.ro/en/local-news/607

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First AMRO meeting

1/25/2012 – American-Romanian Business Council meets for inaugural meeting.

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