Calendar

Apr
6
Thu
2017
Dinner Speech: The Trump Presidency – Risks and Opportunities from a German Perspective @ Park Hyatt Hotel, Hamburg
Apr 6 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
President Donald Trump. (Source: Wikipedia)

 

We are pleased to invite you to an American Club dinner speech on The Trump Presidency: Risks and Opportunities from a German Perspective.

It seems we are moving into uncharted political territory, full of uncertainty and foreboding. One cannot help but wonder how 2017 will play out, and how President Trump will react to these challenges. In the face of these risks, might there be a bright side? And, what does this all mean to Germany? 

Here to address these questions is Prof. Dr. Joachim Krause, Director of the Institute for Security Policy at the University of Kiel. Until recently, he was Professor for Political Science at the University of Kiel. He has taught at Johns-Hopkins-University (Bologna Campus), and he is editor in chief of “SIRIUS-Zeitschrift für strategische Analysen“. He was member of the Executive Board of the Aspen Institute Germany and is chairman of the Scientific Board of the German Council on Foreign affairs. His recent publications include: Yearbook on Terrorism 2015/16 (2017); Routledge Handbook of Naval Strategy and Security (2016)Afghanistan, Pakistan and Strategic Change. Adjusting Western regional policy (2014); The EU, the UN and Collective Security (2013); Iran’s Nuclear Programme – Strategic Implications (2013).

Dr. Krause (Source: Christian Albrechts University, Kiel)

The speech by Prof. Krause will be accompanied by a three-course meal and fine wine. Register* simply by sending an eMail with your name(s) to assistant@americanclub.de, and kindly transferring payment of 35€ per member or 45€ per guest to

The American Club of Hamburg e.V.

IBAN: DE28 2008 0000 0905 5575 00

Commerzbank AG Hamburg

BIC: DRESDEFF200

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Jun
2
Fri
2017
A Tradition returns: Floating Stammtisch on the Steam-Boat “St. Georg” @ Jungfernstieg Alsterboat Docks
Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Steam-Boat St. Georg. Source: www.alsterdampfer.de

We are pleased to invite you to our annual floating Stammtisch aboard the chartered St. Georg, the oldest operating steamship (built in 1876) in Germany, on Friday, June 2 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, departing from the Jungfernstieg boat docks. The boat will leave punctually, so please arrive early.

Enjoy Hamburg from one of its most beautiful perspectives, the Alster Lake, its noble mansions, scenic canals; and if we have fair weather, out into the Elbe and around the harbor. Catered finger food, wine and beverages will be served. Capacity of the boat is 65 persons.

Please note that a registration is required and the fee is EUR 40 for Members and EUR 50 for non-members, to be paid by bank transfers before the event.

Find out more about the historic ship here.

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Sep
12
Tue
2017
US Consul General Richard Yoneoka: Post G20-Reflections on the Transatlantic Relationship @ Park Hyatt Hamburg
Sep 12 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
US Consul General Yoneoka

We are delighted to invite you to an American Club dinner speech on Post G20-Reflections on the Transatlantic Relationship at the Park Hyatt Hamburg on Tuesday, September 12. Reception doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Consul General Richard (Rick) Yoneoka, our guest speaker, is the United States of America’s representative to the German states of Hamburg, Lower Saxony, Bremen, Schleswig-Holstein, and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The G20 summit last July put Hamburg in the spotlight of the world’s media; however, the focus of which mostly surrounded the events in the Schanzenviertel. But, what actually were the key results of the summit, and what is the current state of the relationship between Germany and the United States? After a year in Hamburg, Consul General Rick Yoneoka will give us some insights in his presentation.

The Consul General has been a career Foreign Services Officer since 1999. He has served as Charge d’Affaires in The Gambia, as the American “Petroleum Attaché” in Venezuela, and in Berlin as Ambassador Dan Coats’ Staff Assistant. Rick has a Masters Degree from the National Defense University – Eisenhower School, a Masters Degree from the London School of Economics, and a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and German from Tufts University.  He also graduated from the Department of State’s Advanced Economics Seminar. The Consul General is Honorary President of The American Club e.V.

Some information about Rick Yoneoka can be read in this article of the Hamburger Abendblatt. He told them it was his dream come true to come to Hamburg as Consul General.

The speech will be accompanied by a three-course meal and fine wine. Register* simply by replying to this email with your name(s), and kindly transferring payment of 35€ per member or 45€ per guest to:

 

The American Club of Hamburg e.V.

IBAN: DE28 2008 0000 0905 5575 00

Commerzbank AG Hamburg

BIC: DRESDEFF200

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Nov
1
Wed
2017
What´s behind the hype? Dinner-Talk with SnapChat´s Marianne Bullwinkel @ Park Hyatt Hamburg
Nov 1 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm

We are delighted to invite you to an American Club dinner speech with the Country Manager of Snap. Founded in 2011 by a 21-year-old Evan Spiegel, widely hailed as a product visionary in Silicon Valley, the company has enjoyed one of the steepest success trajectories of any company globally. While in its infancy, the firm fended off offers of $3 billion from Facebook, and last year $30 billion from Google. It’s premiere product, Snapchat, has become the preferred social media app for adolescents, and the company recently unveiled it’s own Smartglasses. Almost half of the US teens have a Snapchat account – and it is probably not much less here.

Marianne Bullwinkel, Snapchat Germany. Source: Horizont.net

Marianne Bullwinkel, our guest speaker, is the Country Manager of Snap for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. She will speak about this exciting company, its technology and what the future holds. Her speech will be accompanied by a three-course meal and fine wine.

PLEASE NOT THAT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT.

Simply register by sending an eMail to assistant@americanclub.de. mentioning your name (s) – and by transferring payment of 35€ per member or 45€ per guest to:

The American Club of Hamburg e.V.

IBAN: DE28 2008 0000 0905 5575 00

Commerzbank AG Hamburg

BIC: DRESDEFF200

Looking forward to seeing you at this most interesting event!

Mar
21
Thu
2019
Dinner Speech With Tagesthemen’s Ingo Zamperoni At The US Consulate @ US Consulate General, Hamburg
Mar 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to invite you to an American Club speech with Ingo Zamperoni at the U.S. Consulate General, affectionately known as the Little White House on the Alster, with its gracious host, U.S. Consul General Richard T. Yoneoka.

The reception doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event will wrap up around 9:30 p.m. The title of the speech is “The Trump Administration, Halftime Report” A flying buffet with fine wine and selected drinks will be served.

Ingo began his career as a producer in the ARD studio in Washington, after competing law, history and American studies in Constance, Berlin and Boston. In 2014 he became the ARD correspondent in Washington, where he met and married his American wife, Jennifer. They moved to Hamburg in 2016, where he anchors the nightly Tagesthemen program. He has written a pair of books on American political themes during the last two years, titled FREMDES LAND AMERIKA and ANDERLAND, which he will gladly sign if you’d like to bring along a copy.

A photo ID is required for entrance, and mobile phones must be switched off.
Space is limited, so please book your place early for a night not to be missed!

Looking forward to seeing you there!

May
21
Tue
2019
The wonderful world of Tea with Jochen Spethmann, CEO Meßmer Tea @ Meßmer MOMENTUM
May 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to invite you to a special eveming with Mr. Jochen Spethmann, the CEO of Meßmer Tea.

Mr. Spethmann has led the success of the 4th generation family business with its top-selling tea brands, such as Meßmer and MILFORD. He began his career in London, spent 4 yeas in the USA, before returning to Germany to join the family holding company. They employ over a thousand people in Europe, and gross nearly a half-billion Euro. Jochen is a member of The American Club, and has generously offered his time and support in sharing his story about theWonderful World of Tea with our Club members and guests, accompanied with some fine wine and finger food.

Tickets are 20 EUR for Members of the Club and 30 EUR plus Fees for Guests (we cover the Eventbrite-Fees for our Members). You can register and buy your tickets here.

You can read something about the true tea lover here: https://www.abendblatt.de/hamburg/article210369265/Kaffee-habe-ich-seit-15-Jahren-nicht-getrunken.html

Here comes the event agenda, for those of you who want to know it all:

18.30 Uhr Eintreffen, Welcome Drink – alkoholfreier kleiner Teecocktail Kalahari ( Rooibos-Bassis) 19.00 Uhr Begrüßungs-Worte von Ihnen und Herrn Jochen Spethmann

19.10 Uhr Platznehmen an 6er Tisch, „Kleiner Abend-Snacks“.

19.30-
19.50 Uhr „Keynote Speech“ – Jochen Spethmann

19.50 – 20 Uhr Frage – Antwort – Runde

20-21 Uhr Get together – Ausklang

ab 21 Uhr Verabschiedung der Gäste mit kleinem Goodie Bag vom Meßmer MOMENTUM

Jun
12
Wed
2019
Floating Stammtisch on Germanys oldest steamer “St. Georg” @ Alsterdampfer "St. Georg"
Jun 12 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are pleased to invite you to our annual floating Stammtisch aboard the chartered St. Georg, the oldest operating steamship (built in 1876) in Germany! The boat will leave punctually, so please arrive early.

You can find out more about the beautiful ship here.

Enjoy Hamburg from one of its most beautiful perspectives, the Alster Lake, its noble mansions, scenic canals. Sit back and relax, engage in interesting conversation, while dining on catered finger food, wine and other beverages. Fun for the whole family!

Please make sure to register via the provided link – we do not accept cash payments at the event any longer.

Floating Stammtisch onboard Germanys oldest steamer “St. Georg” @ Alsterdampfer St. Georg
Jun 12 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are pleased to invite you to our annual floating Stammtisch aboard the chartered St. Georg, the oldest operating steamship (built in 1876) in Germany! The boat will leave punctually, so please arrive early.

You can find out more about the beautiful ship here.

Enjoy Hamburg from one of its most beautiful perspectives, the Alster Lake, its noble mansions, scenic canals. Sit back and relax, engage in interesting conversation, while dining on catered finger food, wine and other beverages. Fun for the whole family!

Please register soon, since demand is high and space is limited! You can buy your tickets here:

https://www.eventbrite.de/e/floating-stammtisch-on-germanys-oldest-steamer-st-georg-tickets-62428449172

Please note that the American Club now manages all events via Eventbrite. We cover the fees for our members (so why not become a member?). We no longer accept pre-payment via bank transfer or cash payment at the events.

In case you have problems with the registration, reach out to our club assistant please.