Event Details

Join us for an introductory meeting with the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) in the Philippines!

Discover how USTDA is instrumental in facilitating export opportunities for U.S. companies, thereby generating jobs and fostering economic growth through priority infrastructure projects in emerging economies. Through funding feasibility studies, technical assistance, and pilot projects, USTDA integrates U.S. private sector innovation into infrastructure projects at crucial early stages. Learn how USTDA links U.S. businesses with export opportunities and partners with overseas project sponsors, creating sustainable infrastructure and driving economic development.

Don't miss this opportunity to explore how USTDA can benefit your business and contribute to the advancement of infrastructure and economic growth in the Philippines. Join us for this informative and engaging session!


10:00 AM - 10:05 AM
Welcoming Remarks
Mr. Ebb Hinchliffe, AmCham Executive Director
10:05 AM - 10:10 AM
Chair's Opening Remarks
Mr. Paul Taylor, Co-chair, AmCham Trade and Investment Committee
10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
Main Presentation
10:40 AM - 11:40 AM
Fireside Chat
11:40 AM - 11:45 AM
Awarding and Photo Op
11:45 AM - 11:50 AM
Closing Remarks



For non-AmCham-member company representatives.

Standard Price ₱1,200

For AmCham Members

Standard Price ₱700


  • Alid Camara (Regional Financing and Implementation Manager, Indo-Pacific at USTDA)

    Alid Camara

    Regional Financing and Implementation Manager, Indo-Pacific at USTDA

    Alid Camara is USTDA’s regional financing and implementation manager for the Indo-Pacific region, based at the U.S. Embassy in Manila, Philippines. In this role, he works within the U.S. government interagency process and facilitates public and private sector financing partnerships for USTDA’s priority infrastructure development initiatives in South and Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. Prior to joining USTDA in 2024, Mr. Camara worked in public finance consulting and corporate strategy advisory services, facilitating or leading assignments and multi-year projects in 32 countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Gulf Cooperation Council. In public finance, he has designed, managed, and evaluated public investment, urban development finance, tax policy, revenue collection and expenditure management programs. In corporate finance, he has worked on infrastructure public-private partnerships, cross-border finance and investing, corporate risk management and deal structuring. His industry and sector experience includes engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), health and education, transportation, agribusiness, and water, sanitation and health (WASH).

    Mr. Camara holds undergraduate degrees in economics and government from the University of Maryland at College Park, MSc. from London School of Economics (LSE), and MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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