AmCham Cyprus promotes business with the U.S. in New York City

Event Date: November 30th, 2017


AmCham Cyprus organised a business delegation in cooperation with the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Ministry of Energy Commerce, Industryheaded by the Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism and the Minister of Health whereby the opportunities and potentials for American businesses in Cyprus were presented. 15 cypriot businesses attended the event and took part in pre-arranged B2B meetings with American Businesses. the event took place on 30 November 2017 in New York City.

The program of the event as well as all available presentations can be found below was as follows


16.00 – 16.30           Registration

Master of Ceremonies

Hon. Aristos Constantine, Trade Commissioner of the Rep. of Cyprus to the USA

16.30 – 16.40 Opening Remarks

Mr. George Mavroudis, Vice President, Cyprus Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Mr. Haris Kakoullis, President, American Chamber of Commerce in Cyprus

16.40 – 17.00 Keynote Speech

The Cyprus Economy and Growth Drivers

H.E. Mr. Yiorgos Lakkotrypis

Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry & Tourism of the Republic of Cyprus

17.00 – 17.40 Investment Opportunities in Cyprus

George Pamboridis – Investment opportunities in the Cyprus Health Sector following recent reforms

H.E. Dr. George Pamboridis

Minister of Health of the Republic of Cyprus

Symeon Kassianides – The Cyprus LNG Import Project

Dr. Symeon Kassianides

President, Natural Gas Public Company (DEFA)

17.40 – 18.15 Panel Discussion

Doing business in and through Cyprus: A window of opportunity

Ms. Ruth Fornell, Senior Vice President, Global Professional Services, NCR

Mr. Mufid Sukkar, Group Chief Strategy Officer, Nest Investments (Holdings)

Haris Kakoullis – Panel

George Chr. Pelaghias – Panel


Mr. Nicos Nicolaou, President, Cyprus – U.S. Chamber of Commerce

18.15                        Networking Reception

18.30 – 20:00           B2B Meetings

Press clippings from the event can be found below: