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

A Macedonian First: Pay Your Euroins Insurance Premium at a Kiosk July 3, 2015

Euroins Insurance is the first Macedonian insurance company that introduced the possibility of insurance payment through payment terminals, in this case through PayNet terminals network in the country. With this, some of the products of Euroins the customers will be able to pay directly to the terminals and to spare additional commitments. “Cooperation between Euroins […]

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Ecotip Invites You to See its Work in Action! July 1, 2015

When: Thursday, July 9th, 16:00 – 18:00
Why: See a cutting edge, Pall Corporation (USA) filtration system at work in Macedonia; learn more about the role and importance of filtration in the modern wine-making process; enjoy a lovely wine tasting on a summer evening!
How: AmCham will organize group transportation, if there is interest.
Where: Stobi Winery
To register for this interesting and fun excursion, please contact AmCham Macedonia at 3214 716.

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2015 Faculty of Economics Int’l Summer School July 1, 2015

In its 65th jubilee year and for the 5th time in a row, the Faculty of Economics – Skopje, at Sts. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje in cooperation with AIESEC Skopje, cordially invites interested companies to join its International Summer School, which is dedicated this year to one of the most vital issues for a survival in […]

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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 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. Ms. Nonevska […]

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“Tikveš” Premium Wines Won 46 Awards on Most Significant Wine Competitions June 30, 2015

In exceptionally extensive and resilient competition of wines from all over the world, the premium wines of “Tikveš” and “Domaine Lepovo” won 46 diverse medals and recognitions at the most massive and reputable global wine events, which have been, in the first half of the year, held in France, Germany, United Kingdom, Belgium, Canada, China […]

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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 […]

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Macedonian Customs & Philip Morris -Tutunski Kombinat Prilep Sign MOU June 26, 2015

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), mainly focused on strengthening the coordination and cooperation in the fight against illegal trade in tobacco products, was signed on Wednesday, June 24, by the Director of Customs Administration of the Republic of Macedonia, Natasha Radeska Krstevska and General Manager of Philip Morris Tutunski Kombinat Prilep, Emre Kozlu, who also […]

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LinkAcross Enables Four Preschools Receive First Aid Training June 24, 2015

Four preschool chains in four different municipalities in Skopje participated in the pilot project to increase the skills of preschool teachers in first aid, implemented by LinkAcross Skopje. The preschools who received the first aid training are 8 Mart, Fidani, Detska radost and 11 Oktomvri. Together with our long-standing partners, preschool 8 Mart and the Children’s Hospital in Skopje, […]

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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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Sinpeks Bitola – New Facility & Presentation of Newest Achievements June 19, 2015

In 2015, Sinpeks Bitola has many reasons to celebrate. Beside the facilities in Skopje and Strumica, we additionally opened another one in Struga. The store is located in Misleshevo, on the main Struga-Ohrid road, in a modern building with big showroom and outdoor exhibition area, equipped with all Sinpeks brands like John Deere, TAFE, Husqvarna, LOTOS, Agrina, Lavor… Our […]

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HalkBank Welcomes You to its New Branches in Kavadarci & Cair June 18, 2015

On 16th and 17th of June, Halkbank AD Skopje had official openings of the first branch office in Kavadarci and the renovated, expanded branch office in the municipality of Cair. This is another successful step of the Bank regarding the trend of increasing its presence and availability by meeting the daily banking needs of the citizens and the […]

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IPR Enforcement Expert Meeting June 17, 2015

On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 AmCham hosted Jenifer Blank, Attorney-Adviser, 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 IPR Committee members. Participants shared their challenges during regular communication with state institution, and all agreed that raising consumer awareness is critical […]

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“Vitaminka Open” Golf Tournament in Zapresic, Croatia June 17, 2015

As socially responsible company, “Vitaminka”, within its capabilities, strives to sponsor or in some way support various cultural, sports or civil events and initiatives in the foreign countries also where it markets its products. One of those activities in the region was the sponsorship of “VITAMINKA OPEN” golf tournament held on 29th of May on […]

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Export USA – American Exporters Seeking Partners Worldwide June 17, 2015

Please check the July/August 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;

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Donation from Nextsense to SOS Children’s Village June 16, 2015

As a part of its Corporate social responsibility policy, Nextsense has donated computers and computer equipment to its friends – youth from SOS Children’s Village. Nextsense aim, as a friend for new technologies to SOS Children’s Village is, with donated computers and equipment to provide the children with opportunity to research, explore, learn and discover […]

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Kamnik Winery Achievements & World Recognition May 2015 June 15, 2015

The Kamnik Winery, with its unique wine making approach, combining the state-of-the-art methods and the traditional Macedonian wine making values, keeps on creating wines that are ranked among the best in the world. One of the latest recognition is the gold medal for TEN BARRELS SYRAH RESERVA 2012 which comes from the reputable Syrah du […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Seavus Co-founds the Business Complex Coseed June 10, 2015

The Business Complex CoSeed is an ecosystem for businesses and entrepreneurs established in the Republic of Macedonia. It is designed to empower, educate and enhance business productivity and growth, both within the complex and the region. Furthermore, it will be utilized to create and promote jobs, innovation and research, social and economic sustainability. The environment […]

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Macedonian Master Painters and the Art of Beer Making June 9, 2015

As a tribute to the 90-year legacy, Pivara Skopje made an original blend of the most famous representatives of contemporary art in Macedonia and the art of making beer. Part of the collection of artworks by renowned Macedonian painters of the XX century of Pivara Skopje was presented to the public for the first time, […]

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>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 […]

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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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New Emerging Macedonia Magazine on Pro-Competition/Anti-Trust Measures Released! June 1, 2015

In the latest Spring issue of our Emerging Macedonia Magazine you can read about: Pro-Competition/Anti-Trust Measures: What Companies Need to Know

Also in this issue: – Macedonia’s Recent Social Contributions Fiasco; – Amphenol’s Kocani Operations; – AmChams Want Renewal of U.S. Presidential Trade Promotion Authority.

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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 […]

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AmCham New Address April 30, 2015

As of May 1st, 2015 AmCham Macedonia’s Executive office is located at: Vasil Gjorgov 20A, 2nd floor, 1000 Skopje, Macedonia.

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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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“CSR Project Design & Management” Workshop April 2, 2015

On Wednesday, March 31st, AmCham hosted a “CSR Project Design & Management” Workshop with Lisa McIlvenna, Deputy Managing Director, Business in the Community Northern Ireland.  The event was officially opened by Valerie Colby, Public Relations Officer, U.S. Embassy Skopje and Nikica Kusinikova, Executive Director, Konekt. During the interactive workshop, Ms. McIlevenna offered AmCham members practical and actionable […]

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AmCham Roundtable on “The Procurement Profession: Trends and Challenges” March 2, 2015

AmCham convened a round table discussion on “The Procurement Profession: Trends and Challenges” on Wednesday, March 4th at Holiday Inn hotel – Millennium 1 hall. This high profile event started with an opening address from the U.S. Ambassador Jess L. Baily, who pointed out that in public procurement it’s important to secure equal conditions and […]

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AmCham Seminar on “Customer Service as a Marketing Tool” with Barbara Operschall February 27, 2015

As part of AmCham’s efforts to promote good business practices and share experience from other countries, we invited Barbara Operschall, longtime CEO of Best Western Central Europe in Vienna, Austria to held a “Customer Service as a Marketing Tool” Seminar. The event took place on Thursday, February 26th at M6 Educational Centre. After the official […]

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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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