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15th Annual General Assembly

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AmCham Holiday Party

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Thanksgiving Dinner

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From left: Arian Zeka, AmCham Kosovo; Lorenc Gjoni, AmCham Albania; Miroslav Marchev, PricewaterhouseCoopers Skopje; Ralitsa Guberova, Euroins Insurance; and Driton Zairi, Mi-Da Motors

Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016 Application Launch February 5, 2016

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), an annual gathering that brings together investors and entrepreneurs at all stages of business development, this year will take place from June 22 to 24 in the heart of Silicon Valley, home to some of the world’s leading technology firms, start-ups, and investors. The first day of the three-day summit […]

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Call for Panelists: Feb 17th Event on Consumer Protection and Competition January 18, 2016

AmCham Macedonia is planning a high profile event entitled “Consumer Protection and Competition in Focus”, aimed at promoting best practices and raising awareness among local business people of associated risks and challenges in these fields. Please contact the Executive Office if you are interested in sitting on a panel and/or delivering a short presentation on […]

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AmCham Comments on 2016 National Econ Reform Program January 5, 2016

As in previous years, AmCham Macedonia was given the opportunity to review and comment on the first draft of the 2016 National Economic Reform Program.  In past years, we’ve received this document too late to prepare a meaningful response. This year, we prepared and submitted our official stance on the proposed reforms within 6 working days, to […]

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AmCham 2015 Holiday Party December 15, 2015

On December 10th, 2015 we opened the holiday session with over 120 guest  from our member companies, international organizations and state institutions. We celebrated a successful year and marked our 15th Anniversary in 20’s fashion stile with live jazz music, traditional holiday food and best american drinks. We would like to thank Pivara Skopje for providing beverages […]

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Export USA – American Exporters Seeking Partners Worldwide December 15, 2015

Please check the January/February 2016 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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AmCham Thanksgiving Dinner November 30, 2015

On November 25th, we gathered our member company representatives for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner at Makedonska kuka. This year, we again invited our members to support Red Cross’ Campaign “Think of us”. Before the traditional dinner started, in the spirit of Thanksgiving, we highlighted the efforts of those companies that donated over 13.000 euros, and […]

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M2M Learning session on Nextsense’s E-archiving System November 17, 2015

On Tuesday, November 17th,  Aleksandra Gjeorgieva, Sales Specialist at Nextsense shared the features of their e-archiving system. She explained the process of  system’s document organization, distribution, and classification, highlighting that  the system supports integration of all documents that one company receives and creates. Another useful toll that is part of the system’s functionalities is usage of bar […]

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New Emerging Macedonia Magazine on Outsourcing Trends Released! November 16, 2015

In the latest Fall Issue of our Emerging Macedonia Magazine you can read about:
Outsourcing Trends: Globally and in Macedonia
Local Accounting and Auditing Practices
Financial Discipline Implementation Advances
Latest Legal Changes
Report on Company Giving Practice in Macedonia

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New President of AmCham’s Board of Directors: Slavko Projkoski from Makedonski Telekom November 15, 2015

Slavko Projkoski, Chief Financial Officer at Makedonski Telekom was elected as new President of the Board of Directors on the Board Strategy session that was held on Monday, November 9, 2015. At the meeting, AmCham Board of Directors members set the new priorities for the period 2016-18. Mr. Projkoski is serving his first term as Board member (elected September 2014). […]

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Learning Session on New Trends in Digital Marketing October 30, 2015

On Friday, October 30th, Emilija Zaevska, Digital Communications Manager at McCann Skopje held one-hour learning session on “New trends in digital marketing”. Over 25 representatives from member companies showed interest to learn more in which digital marketing areas to focus in the upcoming period. At the opening,  Ms. Zaevska gave short intro on Wave 8, one of […]

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Peter, Petrovska, Todorova, Simbil New Board Members October 14, 2015

We are pleased to welcome the following members of our Board of Directors elected at the 15th General Assembly: Stefan Peter, Management Board Chairman, EVN Macedonia; Borka Petrovska, Administration Manager, Feni Industries, Kavadarci; Sonja Todorova, Public Affairs and Communications Manager, Pivara Skopje; and Selim Simbil, General Manager, Wabtec MZT Skopje (BOD member 2013-15, re-elected).

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CSR Program Design and Management Workshop October 13, 2015

On Tuesday, October 13th, we gathered CSR specialist from our member companies to hear from the Macedonian Red Cross how to design and manage their CSR Programs. The workshop was led by Red Cross well prepared team including their President Mr. Sait Saiti, covering the following topics: What makes a good CSR program for your organization?; How to choose […]

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Learning Session on Idea Management October 6, 2015

On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 our patron member, EVN Macedonia held a learning on “Idea Management – Driving a Continuous Improvement Culture” led by Elizabeta Nikolovska, Head of Business Excellence Office. The session was divided in two parts. The first part was conceptual and participants had an opportunity to learn more about the Idea Management process. Ms. Nikolovska, explained the […]

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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.

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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
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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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