American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce

The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce is one of the largest and most active American Chambers in Europe. It was established in 1932 to promote economic and business relations between the United States and Greece. It is a wholly autonomous, not-for-profit organization and receives no subsidy from any government body. 

Objectives 

The Chamber aims to:

  • Promote the harmonious development in Greek-American relations in the economic and business field
  • Aid the increase in trade and development between the two countries and acquaint and inform the American business community in Greece with the economic environment and business practices of the host country
  • Assist Greek businesspeople who wish to create business partnerships with American companies
  • Represent the American business community vis-a-vis government departments and agencies
  • Aid and assist importers and investors in their respective countries
  • Provide a forum for an exchange of views on matters of mutual business and commercial interests.

The Chamber serves as:

  • A spokesperson to governments and their agencies in order to obtain effective results in policy matters affecting Greek-American economic relations, and as a liaison between the government and the private sector regarding general and specific points of concern.
  • A liaison between Greek and American businesses and government offices and agencies for the development of mutually beneficial policies

Mission Statement

The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce strives for continuous improvement of American-Hellenic commercial and financial relations, through increased membership and through organization of top-quality events, exhibitions, fora, seminars and networking events.

With a corporate membership today of some 1.000 companies operating in Greece, that includes American companies doing business in Greece and major Greek enterprises doing business in or with the U.S., the Chamber continues to encourage and facilitate trade, investment and professional partnerships from both sides of the Atlantic.
 
The Chamber is a fully accredited member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington D.C., and affiliated with the European Council of American Chambers of Commerce (ECACC).