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Save the Date! “Customer Service as a Marketing Tool” Seminar with Barbara Operschall December 18, 2014

AmCham is pleased to announce it will hold a “Customer Service as a Marketing Tool” Seminar with Barbara Operschall, longtime CEO of Best Western Central Europe in Vienna, Austria. The event will take place at Hotel Holiday Inn at the end of February and cover the following topics: Team motivation & empowerment for service excellence […]

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DHL Express Macedonia Won the Prestigious Superbrands Award December 18, 2014

At the ceremony of awarding the global Superbrands award, in competition with many reputable market brands, the courier company DHL Express Macedonia won the prestigious Superbrands award for 2013/14 year. This is the third year in a row that the company has won this award. Besides the jury, 8,000 customers also took part in selecting […]

Member News
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.

Announcements
ProCredit Bank – Positive Experience of a German Investor in Macedonia December 11, 2014

ProCredit Bank, being the only German bank in Macedonia, was present on the occasion of the business visit of the Macedonian Government to Frankfurt, Germany. The purpose of the attendance of ProCredit Bank was sharing the positive experiences with the investments of the German shareholder ProCredit Holding in Macedonia. ProCredit Holding Germany is present in […]

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AmCham Signed the “Trademark Elimination Via Plain Packaging” Statement November 28, 2014

AmCham Macedonia joined 110 associations from 52 countries and signed the statement on Trademark Elimination via Plain Packaging. In the statement we are expressing our concerns regarding government-mandated trademark elimination via “plain packaging” measures. Trademark protection is essential in identifying and distinguishing products in the marketplace. The protection of such property is a fundamental tenet […]

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Fighting Hunger: 13 AmCham Members supported the Red Cross “Think of Us” Campaign! November 25, 2014

13 member companies and their employees supported the Red Cross’ Initiative by donating funds and goods in kind: Alkaloid, EVN Macedonia, Habitat for Humanity Macedonia, Karanovic & Nikolic Employees, Makedonijaturist, Makedonski Telekom, Makstil, Nextsense Employees, Philip Morris Employees, PwC Macedonia and its Employees, Stopanska bank, Sparkasse bank Macedonia Employees and Teteks.

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New President of AmCham’s Board of Directors: Miroslav Marchev from PwC November 25, 2014

Miroslav Marchev, Tax and Legal Services Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers Skopje was elected as new President of the Board of Directors on the Board Strategy session that was held on Friday, November 14, 2014.

At the meeting, AmCham Board of Directors members set their vision for the activities and projects to be carried out in January – December 2015.

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Three Companies – Trend Setters in HRM Practices on MixIT November 25, 2014

Near the end of 2014, MixIT is pleased to publish a review of the trends in human resource management practices for three companies in Macedonia.

The aim of this publication is in line with the mission of MixIT to promote best practices in people management in Macedonian organizations.

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New Emerging Macedonia Magazine on Social Media Published! November 6, 2014

In the latest Fall Issue of our Emerging Macedonia Magazine you can read about:
– Social Media Gets Down to Business;
– Social Media Presence as Competitive Advantage, Interview with Rick Wion, Allweb 2014 Speaker and McDonald’s first-ever Director of Social Media ;
– Winning with Customers Online: T-Mobile and Telekom;
– Key Factors for a Successful Presence in the Digital World;

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Export USA – American Exporters Seeking Partners Worldwide October 19, 2014

Please check the November/December 2014 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;

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Kozlu, Marchev and Projkoski New Members of the Board of Directors October 14, 2014

We are pleased to welcome the following members of our Board of Directors elected at the 14th General Assembly: Emre Kozlu, General Manager, Philip Morris, Ltd. Skopje; Miroslav Marchev, Tax and Legal Services Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd. Skopje (BOD member 2012-14, re-elected); Slavko Projkoski, COO, T-Mobile Macedonia & CFO, Makedonski Telekom Inc. Skopje and T-Mobile Macedonia.

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Business Breakfast with IMF Representative Patrick Gitton October 2, 2014

On September 29th, 2014 AmCham hosted the Resident Representative of the International Monetary Fund in Macedonia, Mr. Patrick Gitton. In his expose, Mr. Gitton referred to IMF’s various missions, functioning and its main challenges as global institution, with over 160 member countries from all over the world, underscoring that the IMF has evolved over the past years in order to better […]

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Dedication of “Zlatan Sremec” renovation September 19, 2014

AmCham members attended the opening of an after-school room on September 24th within the Primary School for Children with special needs “Zlatan Sremec”. The room was renovated with funds raised at the DMWC International Charity Bazaar 2014 as well as a generous contribution from AmCham member, Cementarnica USJE. The gathering was opened by the Honorary President of the […]

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Doing Business with Foreign Investors in Macedonia June 18, 2014

AmCham Macedonia organized an info session with representatives of Johnson Matthey, EVN Macedonia and Van Hool presenting to local suppliers opportunities for cooperation, and established key procedures and standards in the procurement process.

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“Life Skills” Initiative Continues with “11 Oktomvri” Orphanage June 3, 2014

AmCham Macedonia would like to recognize the efforts of the volunteer trainers who participated in our Life Skills Program for high school students from the “11 Oktomvri” Orphanage: Ivana Dojcinovska – Stojanovic and Julika Shundovska (career counseling); Harizan Mitrev (current job and career path); Biljana Jankulovska and Kalina Sejfula (financial literacy); Dejan Stojanovic (public speaking & presentation skills); Angela Kostova – Trpeska (job interview preparations); Radojka Helman Denkovska (team work).

Advocacy News
Advancing Business-University Cooperation Conference June 2, 2014

AmCham’s conference on ”Improving the cooperation between universities and the business community” was part of working toward meeting our strategic objective to encourage the business relevance of higher education programs and increase the number of internships. The event was officially opened with addresses by Ms. Michelle Osmanli, Executive Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in […]

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