July 15, 2020
Virtual Trade Mission to the U.A.E.
Join AMEI & the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council as we host a Virtual Trade Mission to the U.A.E. with a special focus on healthcare and advanced manufacturing. The general overview on Doing Business in the U.A.E, will feature U.A.E. Consul General in New York, His Excellency Abdalla Shaheen, and President of the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council, Danny Sebright.
June 10, 2020
Business Marches On – Live from Riyadh
Join AMEI on Wednesday, June 10th as we host special guests Victoria C. G. Coates Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Energy, Edwin C. Sagurton Jr., Counselor for Economic Affairs, and Nasir Abbasi, Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs, at the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh.
May 6, 2020
Business Marches On with Steve Lutes & Hisham Fahmy
AMEI hosted a virtual roundtable with Middle East experts on May 6th. This Business Marches On focused on Egypt with Steve Lutes, Vice President of Middle East Affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and Hisham Fahmy, CEO and Advisor to the Board of AmCham Egypt Inc. Click below to read the summary of the conversation.
April 18, 2020
Mourning Paul O’Neill – Our Institute’s Honorary Founding Chair
It is with a heavy heart that I write to you about the passing on April 18, 2020 of Paul O’Neill, the former U.S. Treasury Secretary and CEO of ALCOA.
October 14, 2020
Save the Date! – October 14, 2020
Save the Date for our 13th Annual Conference. On October 14, 2020 AMEI will welcome dignitaries and leaders from the Middle East. Event details will be posted soon.


The American Middle East Institute (AMEI) is an independent, non-profit organization, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. AMEI is focused on building business, educational and cultural ties between the United States and the countries of the Middle East. We believe these kinds of connections represent a powerful form of diplomacy.

Roads of Arabia with Saudi’s HRH Prince Sultan & PA Governor Corbett

View highlights from our evening with Henry Kissinger