Bus.Uni. Cooperation

Business – University Cooperation Breakfast

Procurement event

The Procurement Profession: Trends and Challenges

CSR Workshop

“CSR Project Design & Management” Workshop

Doing Business_2015

Doing Business with Foreign Investors in Macedonia

CSR Program Design & Management Workshop – October 13th September 9, 2015

Sign up for our fall CSR Program Design & Management Workshop with Red Cross Macedonia representatives.

When: Tuesday, October 13th from 10:00 – 12:30
Where: Holiday Inn hotel – Millennium 1
Who: Member company representatives

Save the Date! 15th Annual General Assembly on Wednesday, October 14th September 8, 2015

Please mark your calendars for our 15th annual GA scheduled for Wednesday, October 14th, from 10:00 – 12:00 at M6 Educational Centre featuring Board member election voting and an annual report of activities.

Marking World Habitat Day – Habitat Macedonia and the students from high school NOVA Raising Awareness Regarding the Importance of Public Spaces September 8, 2015

In order to mark World Habitat Day and this year’s topic “Public spaces for all”, Habitat for Humanity Macedonia and the students from the international high school NOVA organized an exhibition of photographs from public spaces around the city. The students’ photographs are at the same time a call to the community to improve the […]

Member News
70 Years AMSM: The Story of Our Success September 8, 2015

Picture Macedonia in the middle of the 1940’s; only 5 km of the road network are modern roads with exactly 206 passenger vehicles. Most of them are Fords, but also Chevrolets, SXs, Pontiacs and some Buicks, going at 20km/h. There are 55 buses and only 50 professional drivers in the whole country. In these conditions, […]

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LinkAcross Consults on One Milion Euro Investment to Reduce Infant Mortality September 7, 2015

The Macedonian government announced recently that they are in the process of spending 1 million euros to purchase new equipment for neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) in their public hospitals. AmCham member LinkAcross was honored to work with national healthcare advisor, Dr. Aleksandar Mitov, to provide expert consulting on this investment, which is a strong step towards lowering the […]

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Tinex – 21 Year Success Story September 6, 2015

For 21 year, Tinex creates successful story as a leader on the Macedonian market, as a brand that sets high standards in all segments: with consumers – providing quality and innovative products, with distributors – a partner relationship based on mutual respect and trust, and with wider community – as a respected employer and a […]

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Halkbank AD Skopje Introduced New Visa Business Debit Card September 6, 2015

Halkbank AD Skopje is pleased to announce the new Visa Business Debit Card, specifically designed  for the needs of legal entities. Visa Business Debit card is the international debit card that can be used for payment of goods and services  as well as for other operational needs of the company (hotel accommodation, travel expenses) and […]

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Macedonian Stock Exchange Celebrated its 20th Anniversary September 6, 2015

The story of the Macedonian Stock-Exchange (MSE) began in 1995. On September 13th the Founding General Shareholders Meeting of the MSE took place. This is the official date of the establishment of the first organized stock exchange in the history of the Republic of Macedonia considering that the country had never before had such. This […]

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Cocktail in Honor of Regional AmChams September 6, 2015

On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 at Restaurant 14, we hosted a Cocktail in honor of visiting Executive Directors from AmChams in Kosovo, Montenegro and Albania. Over 50 guests enjoyed in the networking evening, catching up with their colleagues and learning more about the business activities of the AmChams in the region.

Learning Session on “How the Cloud can Make Your Business Better” August 21, 2015

On August 18th, 2015 our member company Neocom held a learning session on “How the Cloud can Make Your Business Better” led by Jane Antov, System Integration Executive Manager and neoCloud Chief Operation Officer. During the session, Mr. Antov explained the benefits from integrating cloud solutions in companies’ work, pointing out that these solutions can provide faster services […]

Export USA – American Exporters Seeking Partners Worldwide August 18, 2015

Please check the September/October 2015 issue of Export USA.
Contents: Trade Shows Special Section; Health and Beauty/Fashion; Franchise; Building/Construction/Hardware; Business Services; Safety and Security; Automotive/Aviation/Marine; Industrial Equipment, Services & Supplies; Medical/Scientific Products & Supplies; USA Product Showcase;

Macedonia2025 Economic Summit 2015 August 17, 2015

The Macedonia Economic Summit that will take place in Skopje in November is titled “Sustaining Economic Growth, Investments and Exports in an Inclusive Society.” This title reflects the point where Macedonia is at right now in economic terms. The country has seen foreign investments which have brought economic growth and exports. What Macedonia needs to […]

New Emerging Macedonia Magazine on Internship Success Stories Released! July 24, 2015

In the latest Summer Issue of our Emerging Macedonia Magazine you can read about:
It Takes a Village to Realize Internships’ Potential
Also in this issue:
– Bureaucratic, Inflexible Visa & Work, Residency Permits Process
– New IP-related Customs Measures
– Public Revenue Office Launches a Standing Business Association Forum

Learning Session on Hidden Risks from an Insurance Perspective June 30, 2015

On Tuesday, June 30th, AmCham members from various industries gathered on morning learning session on Hidden Risks from an Insurance Perspective, led by representatives from our member company Euroins Insurance. Euroins Insurance’s CEO, Ralitsa Guberova opened the session by giving overview of the topics that will be covered and introduced her colleague Maja Nonevska Hristovska. […]

AmCham’s 2015 Internship Program “Open a Door” June 29, 2015

After hosting the first matchmaking event (May 21st) and approaching several member companies from specific industries, we managed to place 16 students as part of our Internship Program “Open a Door”. The call for applicants is still open. AmCham continues to work on placing the additional 7 students within member organization in the coming moths.

Advocacy News
Business – University Cooperation Breakfast June 26, 2015

On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 AmCham Macedonia hosted representatives from the business community, local universities, government officials and student organizations to discuss the models of cooperation between the businesses and universities that will enhance country’s workforce. The first hour networking opportunity was followed by an official opening by H.E. Jess L. Baily, U.S. Ambassador to […]

Updated Visa & Permits Guide for Foreign Nationals Working in Macedonia June 19, 2015

The AmCham Macedonia team has completed an update to its Visa and Permits Guide for Foreign Nationals Working in Macedonia. The Guide provides current and potential foreign investors with practical information on the Macedonian visa, residence and work permit application processes in plain language. We would especially like to thank Ana Todorovska at PwC Macedonia for her […]

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IPR Enforcement Expert Meeting June 17, 2015

On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 AmCham hosted Jenifer Blank, Attorney-Adviser, from the Office of Policy and International Affairs, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for an IPR Enforcement Expert Meeting to discuss a wide variety of intellectual property enforcement-related topics with representatives from member companies. Participants shared their challenges during regular communication with state institution, and all agreed that raising […]

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Learning Session on Efficient Legal Risk Management June 12, 2015

On Thursday, June 11th, 2015 AmCham members gathered for an interactive learning session on Efficient Legal Risk Management with Ljupka Noveska and Leonid Ristev, Attorneys at Law, at Karanovic & Nikolic. During the session, they gave introduction on the doctrine and comparative approach on efficient legal risk management and presented the results of the regional research on legal risk management […]

Doing Business with Foreign Investors in Macedonia June 12, 2015

AmCham Macedonia hosted its second annual gathering on increasing the cooperation between the foreign investors and the local suppliers in Macedonia on Wednesday, June 10th, 2015, at Skopje Fair – MBC Diplomatic hall. This year, we invited procurement professionals from the metal industry: ArcelorMittal Skopje, Feni Industri Kavadarci and Wabtec MZT Skopje to present their procurement […]

>35 Internships Offered to Low-Income Students June 8, 2015

Over 25 AmCham Macedonia companies have pledged their support of AmCham’s “Open a Door” program by creating at least 35 internship opportunities for students from low income households. AmCham aims continuously to gather applicants, so please help us spread the word! To apply, students must submit the following documents to AmCham’s Executive Office via info@amcham.com.mk: a fully […]

Advocacy News
2015 Case for Investing in Europe June 2, 2015

AmChams in Europe, the network of 44 chambers across Europe, launched the 2015 Case for Investing in Europe during its annual US Conference in May, this year. The report is prepared by Joseph P. Quinlan, Transatlantic Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins, and the German Marshall Fund, Washington, DC. In a world in perpetual […]

10 Member Companies Part of AmCham’s First Matchmaking Session May 26, 2015

On Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at Pivara Skopje’s training facilities, 18 students met with representatives from 10 member companies to discuss internship opportunities as part of AmCham Macedonia’s internship program “Open a Door”. The Program was developed  for students from low income households and officially launched in April 2015. In the first hour, our member company Motiva […]

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Introductory Training on Transfer Pricing May 18, 2015

On Friday, May 15th, 2015 representatives from four consulting companies (Deloitte, EY, KPMG & PwC) members of our Legal and Tax Committee, offered Introductory Training on Transfer Pricing for 23 inspectors from Public Revenue Office.

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Members Invited to Join AmCham M2M Learning Series May 15, 2015

Starting this May, AmCham Macedonia began encouraging interesting member companies to share their expertise with relevant member organizations. These sessions are both educational (e.g., introducing attendees to trends in your industry) as well as promotional opportunities. Our plan is to host 1-2 such sessions per month in AmCham premises, recruit relevant attendees and cover all logistics and related costs. Presenting members just need to come prepared to […]

IPR Enforcement Training April 30, 2015

In honor of World IPR Day, on April 28th from 9:00 – 13:00, members of AmCham’s IPR committee offered IP enforcement-related training to local police and market inspectors. The event helped raise the basic awareness of market inspectors and economic police to maintain attention on this area of their work, given that it is just one […]

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AmCham Member Benefits & Services Offered Throughout Europe December 17, 2014

AmCham Macedonia members can benefit from activities and services offered by AmChams in Europe Network at a discount or free of charge. These include attending other AmChams’ events, organizing country briefings given by local AmCham staff and/or executive referrals.
If you are interested in taking advantage of this offering, please contact the AmCham Macedonia Executive Office.