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Doing Business with Foreign Investors

Fighting Hunger: 13 AmCham Members supported 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.

Announcements
Save the Date! AmCham Holiday Party November 25, 2014

AmCham cordially invites you to a Holiday Party on Friday, December 12th, at Vodenica Restaurant from 8:00 pm.
Come to celebrate the holiday season the cowboy way with country music, traditional holiday food and the best American drinks.
Dress Code: Jeans, boots, plaid button-down shirts

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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.

Announcements
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.

Member News
Seavus Opens New Office in Serbia November 19, 2014

Seavus, the largest software development and consulting company in Macedonia, has opened a new office in Novi Sad, Serbia as part of the company’s expansion strategy in the region of Southeast Europe. This is the second Seavus office opened this year in Serbia, after the one in Kragujevac opened at the beginning of 2014.

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Youth to Business Forum 2014 November 17, 2014

The international student-run organization AIESEC Skopje in cooperation with Faculty of Economics – Skopje, is organizing a Youth to Business Forum on “Leadership through skilled, bold and inspiring young individuals”. The Forum will provide a platform for mutual interaction between students and companies to exchange ideas and opinions on various related topics. The event will be held […]

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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;

Announcements
Donate and Give a Chance for Life! November 6, 2014

By calling 070/075/077 14 33 33, you will donate 100 MKD for the “Chance for Life” Campaign. Initiated by OKTA and the Children’s Clinic in Skopje, Campaign’s goal is to raise funds for reparation of the old and purchase of new equipment for the Intensive Care Department at the Clinic.

Member News
BiMilk Presented the First Functional Fresh Milk on the Market November 4, 2014

Last month, BiMilk presented the Balans+ fresh milk, which is the first functional fresh milk on the Macedonian market. The new product is great news for all who care about healthy lifestyle and try to start the day with well-balanced breakfast.

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Vitalia’s New Store in Skopje City Mall November 3, 2014

As of October 29th, visitors of Skopje City Mall can purchase their favorite Vitalia products in their new kiosk, located on the ground floor in this largest mall in the country. Healthy and unique products deserve unique space for sale – specially designed space with the colors of nature becomes synonym for Vitalia’s sales points.

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Sparkasse Bank Supports the “Zaedno do doma” Project October 31, 2014

Sparkasse Bank Makedonija decided to cooperate with the Red Cross Skopje and Studio Moderna, in the realization of the project “Zaedno do doma”, to support two deprived families. With this project we will improve the basic living conditions, renovating and restoring the infrastructure in their homes.

Member News
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;

Announcements
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.

Events
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 […]

Announcements
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, Wabtec MZT Skopje and Julika Shundovska, Humanopolis for holding a career counseling sessions;
– Harizan Mitrev, Alliance One, for presenting his current job and career path;
– Biljana Jankulovska and Kalina Sejfula, Habitat for Humanity Macedonia, for holding a session on financial literacy.

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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