American Chamber of Commerce in India
Apex Chamber of U.S. Industry in India

Interactive Session: Smart City Infrastructure Business Development Trade Mission with U.S. Industry Delegation led by Deputy Secretary, Commerce, Mr. Bruce Andrews -8th February 2016

On 8th February 2016, AmCham organized an interactive session with the U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce, Bruce Andrews, and the accompanying delegation of 18 American companies on a Smart Cities Infrastructure Business Development Mission to India. Lee Zak, Director of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) and Ray Ellis, Vice President of Global Business Development at the Export-Import Bank, were part of the hi-level delegation. The business development mission was visiting Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Vizag to help U.S. companies launch or increase their business in India, focusing on technologies, systems and services in the safety and security, intelligent transportation, water, wastewater, and power sectors. The interactive session had participation from leading smart technology driven and infrastructure focused companies of AmCham (including Accenture, KPMG, IBM, AECOM, UTC , CISCO, GE etc.) Industry representatives contributed to the discussion by offering specific inputs on the opportunities and challenges in retrofit, brownfield and greenfield projects for U.S. private sector engagement.

The visiting American companies on the delegation included:

Alcoa Inc. – New York, NY
Aquatech International – Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
Black & Veatch Pvt. Ltd. – Overland Park, Kansas
Convalt – New York, NY
Danaher Holding (DHR) – Washington, D.C.
Ecolab/NALCO – St Paul, Minnesota
EI Technologies, LLC – Parker, Colorado
MasterCard – Purchase, NY
Milbank Manufacturing – Kansas City, Missouri
Opower, Inc. – Arlington, Virginia
Owenscorning India Private Limited – Toledo, Ohio
Qualcomm – San Diego, California
S2 Global-OSI Solutions – Torrance, California
Silver Spring Networks, Inc. – Redwood City, California
Smart Cities Council – Redmond, Washington
Turner Project Management India Pvt. Ltd. – New York, NY
UL LLC – Northbrook, Illinois
Xylem Inc. – Rye Brook, NY


By joining AMCHAM India, you become part of an active and dynamic Apex Chamber of U.S. Industry in India with a membership base of more than 400 American companies in India. AMCHAM is an important voice for policy advocacy, a critical source for business intelligence, a vibrant platform for networking and expanding your business.