AMCHAM Hosts East Coast Multi-Chamber Networking in Pattaya

(lr) Theeta Hotrakitya of AMCHAM Thailand, Bruno Rotschaedl of Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Spa, Graham Macdonald of the South African-Thai Chamber of Commerce, Sarudha Netsawang of the Belgo-Luxembourg/Thai Chamber of Commerce, Noah Shepherd of Stanley Black & Decker, and David Nardone of WHA Industrial Development.

On May 20, 2022, the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand (AMCHAM) hosted the Multi-Chamber Eastern Seaboard Networking event at Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Spa. The event was organized by AMCHAM in cooperation with the Australian, British, Canadian, Belgian-Luxembourg/Thai, German-Thai, Irish-Thai, South African-Thai and Singapore-Thai Chambers of Commerce.

Representing the AMCHAM Board of Governors, Noah Shepherd, Director of Global Operations for Asia-Pacific of Stanley Black & Decker, delivered a welcome speech and expressed his gratitude to the sponsor, exclusive member of AMCHAM, WHA Industrial Development, represented at the event by David Nardone, Group Director. -Industrial and international. The event provided members in Bangkok and those located on the East Coast with an opportunity to network and build business relationships.

(lr) Frank Timmons of Apichet Technology, Creighton Franz of Silk Legal and Charles Blocker of IC Partners.

The networking event was preceded by an information session organized by AMCHAM’s Human Resources and Manufacturing Committees under the theme Translating Engagement into Value – Talent Attraction and Retention Strategies for manufacturers. The briefing was led by two speakers – Martin Sørensen, CEO of Workmate and Ben Dobbs, Plant General Manager of Alliance Laundry Systems – who shared tips for manufacturers to attract qualified candidates, retain valuable employees, as well as as ways to retain employees. and engagement in manufacturing operations.

The outdoor area of ​​the hotel overlooks the beach at sunset and was the perfect place for chamber members to have fun, network and revel in fine food and drink. With excellent service and the hospitality of the venue, everyone had a great time.

(lr) Richard Jackson of RLC Recruitment, Noah Shepherd of Stanley Black & Decker, Martin Sørensen of Workmate and Ben Dobbs of Alliance Laundry Systems during the sales briefing.


The American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand (AMCHAM) is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit organization. With over 2,600 members representing more than 600 US, Thai and international companies, AMCHAM is Thailand’s leading international trade association. Member companies have invested over US$50 billion in Thailand and provide over 200,000 local jobs.

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Ben Dobbs from Alliance Laundry Systems, Richard Jackson from RLC Recruitment and Martin Sørensen from Workmate during the Q&A session.