Corporate / Organizational Members:
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. Our members range from mom-and-pop shops and local chambers to leading industry associations and large corporations. They all share one thing in common—they count on the Chamber to be their voice in Washington, D.C.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand Ltd
Beef + Lamb NZ, the farmer-owned industry organization representing New Zealand’s sheep and beef farmers, supports a growing and sustainable sheep and beef industry. The organization’s four programs – Farm, Market, People and Information – deliver innovative tools and services to support informed decision making, and continuous improvement in market access, product positioning and farming systems for NZ’s sheep and beef sector.
Blank Rome LLP
Blank Rome is an international law firm offering a wide range of services including advice on all aspects of international trade regulation. The firm offers an unusual blend of regulatory, transactional, tax and litigation experience, combined with trade policy expertise, which allows Blank Rome to assess the impact of trade policy considerations on its clients’ ability to conduct business internationally.
Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services and wealth management.
Fonterra (USA) is a dairy ingredients company serving American customers with both imported and U.S.-manufactured products for sale in the U.S. market and for export from the United States. It is part of Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd., a New Zealand based multinational dairy company representing more than 11,000 dairy farmers.
National Australia Bank
National Australia Bank Group is a financial services group with over 12 million customers and 50,000 employees, operating more than 1,750 stores and service centers globally. Its major businesses include the Bank of New Zealand, which offers retail, small business, commercial, corporate, agribusiness, institutional and investment and insurance services.
New Zealand Winegrowers
New Zealand Winegrowers was established in March 2002 as a joint initiative of the New Zealand Grape Growers Council, representing the interests of New Zealand’s independent grapegrowers, and the Wine Institute of New Zealand, representing New Zealand wineries. New Zealand Winegrowers is the national organisation for New Zealand’s grape and wine sector. The organisation currently has approximately 1000 grower members and 700 winery members.
OFW Law (Olsson Frank Weeda Terman Matz PC)
With over 400 years of combined legal experience and more than 30 attorneys and Senior Policy Advisors, OFW Law’s background in government, medicine, and industry creates innovative solutions for clients in the food, pharmaceutical, medical device, and agricultural industries. OFW Law represents clients in FDA, USDA, and health care matters before federal agencies, courts, and Congress. The government relations practice group has five Senior Policy Advisors, including Hon. John R. Block (former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture), and Hon. Charles W. Stenholm (former Congressman and member of the House Committee on Agriculture).
Oracle Corporation, incorporated in 2005, is an enterprise software company. With over 380,000 customers in more than 145 countries and 2011 revenues of $35.6 billion, the company develops, manufactures, markets, distributes and services database and middleware software, applications software and hardware systems. It operates in three business segments: software, hardware systems and services.
Pfizer is an American multinational biopharmaceutical corporation founded in 1849. We have a leading portfolio of products and medicines that support wellness and prevention, as well as treatment and cures for diseases across a broad range of therapeutic areas. We are committed to applying science and our global resources to improve health and well-being by providing access to safe, affordable and innovative treatments and quality health care.
Pratt & Whitney
Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company, is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of both commercial and military aircraft engines, industrial gas turbines and space propulsion systems. The company earned revenues of $13.4 billion in 2011 and employs 36,000 people who support more than 11,000 customers worldwide.
Saatchi & Saatchi
Saatchi & Saatchi is a full service, integrated communications network with 6,000 employees in 140 offices in 76 countries. The company is in the business of getting people to fall in love with its clients’ products and services. Saatchi & Saatchi believes passionately in the power of ideas to differentiate, motivate and generate loyalty beyond reason.
Time Warner Inc.
Time Warner Inc., a global leader in media and entertainment with businesses in television, film and publishing, uses its industry-leading operating scale and brands to create, package and deliver high-quality content worldwide through multiple distribution outlets. Its divisions, including Time Inc., Home Box Office, Turner Broadcasting System and Warner Bros. Entertainment, maintain unrivaled reputations for creativity and excellence.
Westpac Banking Corporation (Westpac) was established in Australia in 1817. With 570,000 employees worldwide, Westpac includes New Zealand Banking, which offers banking, wealth, and insurance products for consumer and small-to-medium business customers in New Zealand. Banking products are provided under the Westpac brand, while insurance and wealth products are provided by Westpac Life New Zealand and BT New Zealand.