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15th Annual General Assembly


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

Bus.Uni. Cooperation

Business – University Cooperation Breakfast

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Doing Business with Foreign Investors in Macedonia

Save the Date! AmCham Holiday Party – Dec 10th November 30, 2015

AmCham Macedonia invites you to welcome the holiday season in 20’s fashion with live jazz music, traditional holiday food and the best american drinks

When: Thursday, December 10th
Where: Veneto Restaurant, Skopje City Mall, 2nd floor
Who: All AmCham members and invited guests

Support Macedonian Red Cross’ “Think of Us” Campaign! November 23, 2015

In honor of Thanksgiving 2015, AmCham Macedonia will again support the Red Cross’ “Think of Us” campaign, to raise awareness and help alleviate hunger among local families. Last year, 15 AmCham members donated over 8.000 EUR to this campaign. I would like to invite you to join this year’s initiative, by: Encouraging your employees to […]

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 […]

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

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). […]

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 […]

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).

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 […]

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 […]

Export USA – American Exporters Seeking Partners Worldwide October 5, 2015

Please check the November/December 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;

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.

Learning Session on “How the Cloud can Make Your Business Better” August 21, 2015

On August 18th, 2015 our member company Neocom held a learning session on “How the Cloud can Make Your Business Better” led by Jane Antov, System Integration Executive Manager and neoCloud Chief Operation Officer. During the session, Mr. Antov explained the benefits from integrating cloud solutions in companies’ work, pointing out that these solutions can provide faster services […]

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 representatives from 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. […]

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.

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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 […]

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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IPR Enforcement Expert Meeting June 17, 2015

On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 AmCham hosted Jenifer Blank, Attorney-Adviser, from the 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 representatives from member companies. Participants shared their challenges during regular communication with state institution, and all agreed that raising […]

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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 […]

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 […]

>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 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 […]

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 […]

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.