FAQ

Online Member Engagement Platform

Who can access the online membership platform?

The online membership platform is for members only.  

Online Member Engagement Platform
How can I advertise my organization's products/services on the online member engagement platform?

For marketing and advertising opportunities on the platform, please contact:

Email: communications@amcham.co.ke 

Tel: +254203253460

Mobile:+254734109460

 

Online Member Engagement Platform
I am an AmCham member, how do I access the online member engagement platform?

You can access the online member engagement platform by login in here or using the member access button located on the top header of our website.

Online Member Engagement Platform

Membership

What are the benefits of membership?

AmCham Kenya offers its members an array of benefits covering business facilitation, branding, visibility, networking and access to information. For a more detailed description of the member benefits, please visit the ‘Membership’ section of this website.

Membership
How do I qualify to become a member of AmCham?

AmCham membership is open to American companies and their affiliates doing business in Kenya. Membership is also open to Kenyan private sector organizations engaging in business with the U.S. or with other ties to the U.S. (through clients, partnerships etc.)

Membership
Does my company have to be a U.S. company?

No it does not. Membership is also open to Kenyan private sector organizations engaging in business with the U.S. or with other ties to the U.S. (through clients, partnerships etc.)

Membership
Does my company need to have an office in the U.S. to qualify for membership?

No it does not. AmCham membership is open to American companies and their affiliates doing business in Kenya. Membership is also open to Kenyan private sector organizations engaging in business with the U.S. or with other ties to the U.S. (through clients, partnerships etc.)

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Does my company need to be legally registered?

Yes.

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Can I sign up as an individual member?

No, AmCham Kenya does not offer individual memberships. Membership is only open to organizations and institutions, with the goal of having a strong and vibrant business member organization.

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How do I check if my company is a member of AmCham?

You may check through our membership directory or alternatively through enquiring via membership@amcham.co.ke.

Membership
Are there membership fees/dues? If so, how much does it cost?

Please refer to the ‘Membership’ section of this website for further details.

Membership
Can I have access to AmCham’s database or member information?

This information is only available to AmCham members and select partners.

Membership
How do I update my company’s or personal member information? 

This may be done through the logging into the Member Access Area of this website or through contacting membership@amcham.co.ke

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Events

Are AmCham events exclusively for members?

On the AmCham calendar, select events are reserved for members only. However, there are other events that are open to the public. Details on this regarding each event will be communicated beforehand.

Events
Do you have to pay for every AmCham event?

No. Select events in the AmCham calendar are free of charge.

Events
Can I attend ALL events free of charge as an AmCham member?

No. Select events in the year are free, however, AmCham charges a small cover charge for members for those events which have a fee.

Events
Am I the only one who gets to attend the Chamber’s forums?

No, as memberships are for organizations, any member of staff from a member organization may attend the forums.

Events
Is there a limit to the number of guests that a member can bring to an AmCham event?

No. Members may bring as many guests to an event as they wish, but the guests must pay the specified event fee.

Please note that non-members may attend a maximum of 3 AmCham events per year, after which they will be required to register as a member themselves.

Events
Can I register at the door of an event?

While walk-in registration is possible for some events, we recommend registering prior to the event as we may have to turn attendees away if the event is full. Registration details for all AmCham events are communicated in advance.

Events
What is your cancellation policy? Can I get a refund for my registration if I am not able to attend an event?

Event registration may be cancelled within 72 hours of the start of an event. Please note that the event entry charge is non-refundable. Tickets are however, transferable.

Events
If I am not able to attend an event I already registered for, can I send a replacement to take my place?

You may send a replacement in your place provided you provide the organization name, and contact details of the new ticket holder a minimum of 72 hours to the start of the event.

Events
What modes of payment does AmCham accept?

AmCham accepts card payments, bank-transfers and mobile money as modes of payment. For further details please email info@amcham.co.ke.

Events
Can I bring my company’s banners to an event?

Only Platinum AmCham members may display their banners at select AmCham events.

Events
How can I speak at an event or host an event with AmCham?

For any speaking opportunity requests please reach out to membership@amcham.co.ke 

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About AmCham

Is AmCham a governmental agency?

No it is not. AmCham is a non-profit, non-partisan, and non-governmental agency, registered as a Limited Company by Guarantee.

About AmCham
What is AmCham’s connection to the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi?

AmCham is a non-profit organization that works closely but independently of the U.S. Embassy in Kenya.  We work closely with officials from the U.S. Embassy – including the U.S. Ambassador and Deputy Chief of Mission – on jointly sponsored events and programs that promote American business in Kenya and strengthen the longstanding ties between our two countries.

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