About AmCham

The American Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands (AmCham) is a non-profit, non-governmental, non-political, voluntary organization of companies and individuals who invest in and trade between the United States of America and the Netherlands. The Netherlands is one of the most important destinations for US direct investment in Europe and a major hub of American professionals living and working abroad.

American companies account for over 450,000 jobs in the Netherlands of which 225,000 direct jobs, and are the source of almost 5 percent of the country's GNP. American business has had good reason to come to the Netherlands in the past and the Chamber works to ensure they have good reason to stay in the future. Many Dutch AmCham Members are significant investors in the United States. The common denominator shared by all our members is a belief in the importance of two-way trade and investment between the Netherlands and the United States as an essential basis for creating mutual economic welfare.

Established in 1961 and now in its sixth decade of service to the US business community, the American Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands seeks to further the development of commerce between the United States of America and the Netherlands. AmCham the Netherlands encourages and facilitates the transaction of business between both countries and promotes the interests of its members in matters of trade and investment.

Priority Points

The Investors' Agenda of Priority Points is the key to AmCham's ongoing dialogue with government, employer organizations, legislators and others.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is elected annually during the Annual General Meeting.


AmCham's Standing Committees provide the vital intelligence the Chamber needs to best represent the Dutch-American business community.


Since its inception, AmCham has successfully addressed numerous issues related to the investment and trade climate between the Netherlands and the US.

AmCham International

All over the world, local AmChams promote the interests of US business.