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CSR Best Practice Session

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Corruption Deterrence Info Session

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Business-University Cooperation Event

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Michelle Osmanli, AmCham Executive Director

Events
AmCham Roundtable on “The Real Market Value of Copyrights” September 22, 2016

On Thursday, September 22nd , 2016, AmCham Macedonia organized a round-table discussion on “The Real Market Value of Copyrights” in cooperation with the Hospitality and Tourism Association (HTA) within the Economic Chamber of Macedonia (ECM) and the EU Twinning project  “Strengthening the protection of copyrights”. This lively discussion included roughly 40 key stakeholders, including Ministry […]

Events
Informational Session on U.S. private sector exchange programs September 21, 2016

AmCham and The Foreign Investors Council are co-sponsoring an informational session on U.S. private sector exchange programs with Keri Lowry, the U.S. Department of State’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Private Sector Exchanges. The event will take place on Tuesday, September 27 starting from 10:00 at the Economic Chamber of Macedonia. Lowry will discuss ways for […]

AnnouncementsEvents
Roundtable on Music Licensing Practices – Sept 22nd September 1, 2016

AmCham encourages members to attend a roundtable on Thursday, September 22nd from 10:00 – 13:00 in the Economic Chamber of Macedonia to discuss the royalties charged in Macedonia and other comparable markets, how they are set and provide regional context on both issues for participants from the most impacted business sectors (i.e., hospitality, radio, TV and cable), copyrights societies, […]

Events
Microsoft’s Expertise for Cloud Productivity – M2M Learning Session September 1, 2016

On August 31, Microsoft Macedonia’s Martin Maksimovski and Jovce Plastinovski led an interactive learning session focused on maximizing team productivity in the cloud. Attendees learned how Microsoft products (Office 365, One Drive and Power BI) can boost productivity, increase data security and make intra-company communication simpler and better. All participants gave high grades to the […]

Events
Macedonia Manufacturing Expo – Sept 15th August 26, 2016

AmCham Macedonia is supporting the Macedonia Manufacturing Expo, the country’s first-ever international suppliers’ conference and B2B matchmaking event for the light manufacturing industry. The event will take place on Thursday, September 15, 2016 from 9:00 – 16:00 in Hotel Aleksandar Palace, Skopje. Event organizers aim to match the needs of at least 15 international buyers with roughly […]

Events
M2M Info Session – Plati Brzo June 20, 2016

Mr. Timur Shomansurov, PayNet General Manager, shared “Plati Brzo’s” story during a M2M InfoSession held on Wednesday, June 15th. He presented the first and only alternative payment system in the country operating 24/7, designed to process payments for utilities, loans, insurance, taxes, online shopping, gaming as well as local money transfer services. The event was […]

Events
“Skopsko Smooth” Tasting hosted by Pivara Skopje, Ecotip and AmCham June 16, 2016

AmCham Patrons, Pivara Skopje & Ecotip, celebrated their successful cooperation by hosting an unique event for AmCham’s Corporate members that took place at Pivara Skopje headquarters at the beginning of this week. Business partners, colleagues and friends were greeted by Pivara Skopje’s General Manager Mr. Jovan Radosavljevic. The guests got to tour the factory and learn from Pivara’s […]

Events
PWC Academy Presentation May 20, 2016

On May 31st a number of member representatives in HR and training roles joined us for a M2M learning session featuring a presentation of PWC Academy programs by Aleksandra Kuzmanovska, Manager, Audit & Assurance at PricewaterhouseCoopers. The group heard a brief overview of the PwC Training Academy program; mini MBA Program; the Certificate in Human […]

Events
Announcements & Member News
Informational Session on U.S. private sector exchange programs September 21, 2016

AmCham and The Foreign Investors Council are co-sponsoring an informational session on U.S. private sector exchange programs with Keri Lowry, the U.S. Department of State’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Private Sector Exchanges. The event will take place on Tuesday, September 27 starting from 10:00 at the Economic Chamber of Macedonia. Lowry will discuss ways for […]

AnnouncementsEvents
Stopanska Banka organizes “Drive Straight, Drive Safe” – Second Edition September 20, 2016

Stopanska Banka’s “Drive Straight, Drive Safe” (DSDS) project, took place this Saturday (17.09.) and the streets in the center of Skopje were reserved only for the bicycle, rollerblades and skateboard enthusiasts. Over 2,500 registered contestants, paraded in their own choice of “clean transportation”. On everyone’s satisfaction, this revue race passed in a relaxed and orderly […]

Member News
HALKBANK AD Skopje opened its new branch in Debar September 16, 2016

Following the tendency to broaden its branch network, by making the bank‘s services accessible for the citizens and businesses from all areas of the Republic of Macedonia, Halkbank AD Skopje, on 6th of September 2016 officially opened its new branch in Debar and attained  the number of 35 branches on the territory of the Republic […]

Member News
Pivara Skopje joins responsible consumption campaign September 16, 2016

Pivara Skopje joined the marking of Global Beer Responsibility Day – 16 September. The initiative for this day that globally highlights the efforts and continuous activities to promote responsible drinking, was launched by the three largest beer producers, among which Heineken Group, which includes Pivara Skopje. Breweries from 76 countries around the world partner in […]

Member News
M6 Educational Centre invites you to a Business Seminar on: Organizational Leadership September 15, 2016

The seminar will be delivered by Mr. Miro Smolovic, PMP Academy Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers Academy. The goal is to strengthen participants’ knowledge and skills on leadership. Some people have a natural talent for the role but good leadership can be learned through training, coaching and practice. The quality of the leadership which is in place through […]

Member News
Cisco Connect Macedonia 2016 September 15, 2016

Cisco invites you to register for Cisco Connect Macedonia 2016, a 2 day conference which will be held on October 4th and 5th, 2016 in Hotel Aleksandar Palace in Skopje. Cisco Connect will offer you insight into Digital disruption, latest technology and business trends, Cisco architectures and customers case studies. Join Cisco Connect to see how […]

Member News
Coca-Cola HBC and Pivara Skopje’s global leadership recognized for their sustainability efforts September 14, 2016

For a third consecutive year, Pivara Skopje, together with the other members of the Coca-Cola HBC Group, is ranked first in the world according to the achieved results and efforts for sustainability and environmental protection. In the prestigious global ranking prepared by The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices – DJSI, Coca-Cola HBC Group won 90 points, […]

Member News
“Moja Banka” – Ohridska Banka Societe Generale keeping clients up to date while on the go September 12, 2016

Ohridska Banka Societe Generale continues to enrich its digital services offer and introduces a new service in its portfolio, Moja Banka – Mobile Banking available for all clients. Moja Banka is an advanced, highly secured and interactive application available in Macedonian, Albanian and English language that can be installed and used via mobile phone or […]

Member News
Upcoming 2016 Board Elections August 25, 2016

Our 15th annual GA is 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. After the business meeting, a reception will follow to mark our 15th Anniversary.

Announcements
AmCham members help people affected by recent floods August 17, 2016

We would like to highlight the activities by our member organizations in regard with the floods that affected Skopje and its surroundings. Our patron members, including: Alkaloid, EVN, Makedonski Telekom, Pivara Skopje, OKTA; were hand in hand with the first responders, helping with the most immediate needs. In a coordinated and highly responsible manner, other […]

AnnouncementsMember News
UNIQA AD Skopje announces new developments August 17, 2016

The company announced that their portfolio has been enriched with two new products. MedUNIQA, private healthcare insurance with coverage spanning even outside of Macedonia and Motor Casco Insurance with special awards for loyalty. Also, you can find UNIQA in their new location at Skopje City Mall.  

Member News
EVN Macedonia with an international recognition July 31, 2016

The expert jury of the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) has awarded the highest, Golden Award to the “Energy Mathematics” campaign that EVN Macedonia has been realizing as a part of the Platform for energy efficiency. The Platform for energy efficiency represents a long-term cooperation between EVN Macedonia, the Ministry of Economy and the Energy […]

Member News
Alkaloid achieves positive financial results July 31, 2016

According to the unaudited stand alone and consolidated income statement for the period January – June 2016, Alkaloid AD Skopje achieved: Total consolidated sales amounted to MKD 4,197 million (*increase of 4%) Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) in amount of MKD 598 million (*increased by 8%) 95 new employments for the period […]

Member News
Ohridska Banka Societe Generale on a new location in Aerodrom July 29, 2016

Ohridska Banka Societe Generale opened a branch on a new location in the district of Aerodrom in Skopje. This new and attractive location on  “Jane Sandanski” Boulevard is an urban and modern space area of 170 m2 with 4 clerk desks for population and 3 clerk desks for legal entities, including as well, a new […]

Member News
“Raat” and “Esnaf” Loans from Halkbank AD Skopje July 27, 2016

Two new products introduced by Halkbank AD Skopje. The new “Esnaf” Loan from Halkbank offers favorable terms for sole –proprietors, small and medium-sized companies involved in manufacturing, manufacture and services activities and trade activities who consider expanding their business. “Raat” loan offers a simple solution for financing working capital and other current liabilities with a […]

Member News
Ohridska Banka Societe Generale introduces Bancassurance products July 27, 2016

Ohridska Banka Societe Generale will offer unique products that will enable their bank account and term deposit holders to obtain additional personal insurance.  This additional insurance opportunity is offered with affordable insurance premiums of only 1 and/or 2 Euros per month.  In the case of an insured event, the financial benefit  will provide the much […]

Member News
Sparkasse Bank’s Sparkasstic Trip July 27, 2016

Sparkasse Bank organized an exclusive train journey Skopje  –  Prilep  –  Skopje, attended by numerous guests, associates and employees. Separate coach was reserved for #smladi  –  users of the Youth package, whose presence made this trip even more interesting. As part of the visit to Prilep, customers and associates attended the opening of the newest […]

Member News
EU Court: Marketplace Operators Must Help Stop Trademark Infringers July 21, 2016

On July 8th, 2016 the Court of Justice of the European Union published good news for trademark holders. It was a ruling in a case initiated by React (http://www.react.org/) an anti-counterfeiting network, against the operator of a covered market in Prague who failed to take steps to prevent the sale of fake products imitating brands […]

Member News
I&F McCann Group receives corporate SUPERBRANDS recognition July 12, 2016

  I&F McCann Group (present in Macedonia as McCann Skopje), one of the leading communication systems in Southeast Europe, was recognized as a Corporate Superbrand at the Superbrands Serbia 2015/16 event. I&F McCann Group said this award is a confirmation of their success and an incentive toward achieving strategic goals in the development of the communications industry, contributing to […]

Member News
Pivara Skopje Launches “Skills for Success” Initiative July 12, 2016

Pivara Skopje and the Macedonian Employment Agency signed an agreement for realization of free training programme for acquiring knowledge and skills that targets young unemployed individuals who struggle overcome employment barriers or to encourage them to start their own business. The Employment Agency will assist in the process of selecting candidates who need this type of training […]

Member News
Ohridska Banka Societe Generale – 2016’s Best bank in Macedonia July 12, 2016

The prestigious international financial magazine “Euromoney” has awarded Ohridska Banka Societe Generale with the Euromoney award of Excellence – 2016 Macedonia’s Best Bank. This award is another confirmation of the successful operational performance of the bank, based not only on the operational results, but also,  on the aspects of the continuous development, portfolio diversification and dedication of […]

Member News
Vitaminka Celebrates its 60th Anniversary July 1, 2016

Under the motto “Vitaminka is my Family,” more than 600 employees and their families celebrated Vitaminka’s 60 year anniversary. Throughout the years, Vitaminka has become one of the strongest Macedonian companies, making a positive impact both on a national and local level. Today, under the “World of flavors” slogan, there is a range of over […]

Member News
FULM Women’s Leaders Forum June 29, 2016

On June 25th , under the “Connect, Inspire, Empower” motto,  the FULM WOMEN’S LEADERS FORUM was held in Skopje and it focused on planning activities for improved financial services access for women. This event comes as a result of last year’s reward to Mrs. Eleonora Zgonjanin Petrovic, CEO, FULM Macedonia, on the World Conference of […]

Member News
“Active Zones” – Donation by Coca Cola and Pivara Skopje June 29, 2016

The first “Coca Cola Active Zone” in Macedonia was opened, marking the start of a long term project that is going to be carried out across the country. The main goal of the project is to support the people of Macedonia in creating healthy habits, inspiring them to be involved in sports activities and exercise. […]

Member News
Sparkasse Bank donates to SOS Children’s Village June 29, 2016

  In line with its “Sparkasse Life” platform, the bank donated to SOS Children’s village, continuing their support for a fourth year in a row. This year, the emphasis was on improving the quality of the houses, replacing windows, upgrading facades, etc. The donation is just a small part of Sparkasse’s long term CSR strategy.

Member News
Companies Giving Back in Macedonia – AmCham Database June 28, 2016

We are delighted to announce the launch of the “Companies Giving Back in Macedonia” Database, a tool that highlights the positive and proactive role that many businesses play in Macedonian society. AmCham Patron members, including: EVN Macedonia, Makedonski Telekom AD, Microsoft ; lead the way in trying to establish best practices and increase the impact […]

Announcements
Announcing the availability of AmCham Macedonia’s 2015 Annual Report June 15, 2016

Amcham Macedonia has published its 2015 Annual Report. In the report you’ll find key AmCham accomplishments in 2015, including a summary of knowledge-sharing and networking events, advocacy efforts on policy issues over the year and year-end financial statements.

Announcements
Call for Volunteers to Prepare University Students for the Job Market March 31, 2016

Could you spare a few hours to share your professional experience with university students? AmCham is seeking volunteers to speak at the Faculty of Economics and/or South Eastern University throughout 2016.

Announcements