The Egypt4Business Initiative is a strategic communications campaign aiming at; strengthening the "Egyptian Brand" in the U.S. as well as around the world, highlighting the potential of this huge market within different sectors and projecting the "Egypt Brand" as a brand that supports FDI through engagements with stakeholders and forging strategic partnerships.
AmCham member initiative are the cornerstone behind the success of this campaign; by telling their stories to the media; they are the best ambassadors for Egypt on the ground.
Media reach out is the primary component of Egypt4Business Campaign.
Through securing interviews for our members with U.S. and international media and pitching for stories and Op-Eds by members, we aim to highlight the potential of Egypt’s market, success stories of companies operating in Egypt as well as help build the ‘Egypt Brand’ as a brand that supports FDI through engagements with stakeholders and forging strategic partnerships.
AmCham-member companies are committed to Egypt; investing, producing, exporting and providing services as well as employing thousands of Egyptians.
For the past few months, AmCham has been working on compiling video footage and testimonials from members who are able to tell their story on how they are supporting the economy, their size of investments, employment opportunities created and to affirm their trust in Egypt’s potential. We at AmCham Egypt are proud of these videos and of our member’s commitment to Egypt.
Bechtel has been present in Egypt for many years. We started in the infrastructure sector, and our current portfolio is principally in the oil and gas sector. We are planning further work with our clients in the industrial area of Suez. Egypt is a good and safe place to work. Bechtel is involved in establishing a gas processing plant, which is on schedule to be delivered in the next couple of years. Bechtel is also managing an industrial project, establishing the largest petrochemical complexes in the region. These are export oriented industries, which create value for the Egyptian economy and as well as jobs in the country. This is a pretty good picture for the future and we are proud to be associated with the growth of this country through the years.
Oracle started operating in Egypt in 1996 and has now become one of our largest operations in the Middle East and North Africa region with over 500 employees in the country office. Oracle established the Global Support Center in Cairo, which became one of the fastest growing centers for the company around the world. Oracle is committed to investing in the Egyptian market.
Uber has been operating in Egypt since the end of 2014 and over this short period of time, Uber Egypt has become the fastest growing market for Uber in Europe, the Middle East and Africa with Cairo specifically becoming the fastest growing city.Since its launch, Uber managed to create more than 50 thousand job opportunities on a monthly basis. Uber has its regional center of excellence in Cairo, employing more than 700 people to serve the entire Middle East. Over the past period, we have been working very closely with the government and the private on fostering technology in Egypt .