Isabel Capeloa Gil is the personality of the year at the AmCham Tributes Awards Ceremony 2024

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 - 17:29

Isabel Capeloa Gil, President of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, will be honoured with the Person of the Year award at the 9th edition of the AmCham Tributes Ceremony. The event, which celebrates the friendship between Portugal and the United States of America (USA), will take place on 25 June at the Pestana Palace Hotel

This edition of the ceremony will be chaired by the Minister of the Presidency, António Leitão Amaro, and by the US Ambassador to Portugal, Randi Charno Levine. The event will also be attended by the President of the Portuguese Trade & Investment Agency (AICEP) Ricardo Arroja, and will bring together AmCham Portugal's partners, as well as many associates and friends, in a true celebration of relations between the two countries. 

The AmCham Tributes recognise companies, institutions and personalities that contribute to the rapprochement and understanding between Portugal and the USA, with a special focus on strengthening economic and commercial relations. This year, the theme of the gala will be "Celebrating Friendship and Embracing Freedom", and it will feature the collaboration of the Carlucci American International School of Lisbon (CAISL) and Music Theater Lisbon (MTL), among other surprises and special moments. 

During the event, the four winning companies of the AmCham Tributes 2024 will also be revealed. The Person of the Year awards will be presented to Isabel Capeloa Gil, President of UCP, and surfer Garrett McNamara. 

The jury is chaired by the President of AmCham Portugal, António Martins da Costa, and includes representatives from organisations such as the US Embassy in Portugal, AICEP, the Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD), the Portugal-US Friendship Association and Deloitte. 

Link to registration here.