5th Annual AmCham Event on Business-University Cooperation

Business Expansion Strategy seminar with Bett Mickels

AmCham’s Board of Directors

Doing Business with Foreign Companies

Events
Deloitte on Double Taxation & Social Security Contributions for Expat Staff May 11, 2017

On May 9th, Elena Atanasovska, Tax Consultant at Deloitte Skopje, shared her expertise on overcoming challenges related to companies reducing their tax and social contribution obligations with respect to expat staff. She provided concrete examples of cases she had managed where companies were unable to take advantage of international agreements that Macedonia had signed in […]

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Why do (redesigned) performance management systems matter? – Session Highlights April 21, 2017

On April 20th, AAG – Analysis and Advisory Group’s Managing Partners, Verica Hadzi Vasileva-Markovska and Tereza Serafimova, presented the main advantages of successful Enterprise Performance Management System (EPMS) implementation, the pressing need for having an agile workforce and the value it brings both to the employees and the customers. AAG’s team emphasized the role that HR leaders […]

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AmCham Promotes Cooperation with Local Suppliers – Event Highlights April 7, 2017

For the third time, AmCham Macedonia hosted a gathering of procurement professionals from foreign companies and potential local suppliers. This time, local companies from a variety of sectors met with Delphi Electronic Systems Macedonia, Pivara Skopje and Lynx Europe (SASA mine). Each company presented their current procurement needs as well as success stories, challenges and opportunities that […]

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Deloitte’s view of the ERP today – Session Highlights March 30, 2017

On March 28th, Deloitte Macedonia and Serbia’s Tomislav Limbevski and Aleksandar Andrejin, presented Deloitte’s high level understanding of ERP implementation and expansion trends globally and in the region, emphasizing the need for companies to maximize the available benefits. The Deloitte team demonstrated the importance of companies engaging objective experts to provide quality assurance services prior to and […]

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AmCham-MIM Mixer with Business Journalists – Event Highlights March 23, 2017

On Wednesday, March 22, AmCham Macedonia in cooperation with the Macedonian Institute for Media (MIM), organized a Mixer with Business Journalists. More than 40 member company leaders, corporate communications professionals and working journalists had an opportunity to expand their social and professional network. MIM’s Director, Biljana Petkovska, noted the challenge of gaining interest in and space for business issues, given the protracted […]

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5th Annual AmCham Event on Business-University Cooperation – Event Highlights March 10, 2017

On Thursday, March 9, AmCham Macedonia organized an event in the spirit of advancing cooperation between companies that are serious about investing in human resources and four Skopje-based faculties within Saints Cyril and Methodius University (UKIM). Roughly 100 guests from the business community, university representatives, diplomatic corps, international organizations and state institutions attended the event. […]

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Announcements & Member News
Work Integration of People with Disabilities – Konekt Training May 19, 2017

Diversified workforce that includes people with disabilities is a recognized best practice and becomes an obligation for the companies. Reasonable adjustments, which are often quite simple, can provide barrier free environment for employees with disabilities stimulating them to be more productive and to fulfil their potential. “Konekt” and “Open the Windows” invite you to a free of […]

Member News
OKTA and Hellenic Petroleum will award full scholarships for postgraduate studies in Greece May 9, 2017

Two students from our country will have the opportunity to receive a scholarship for postgraduate studies in Greece. The scholarship will cover tuition fees as well as living expenses in the amount of 1,000 euros per month. Recently, the Hellenic Petroleum Group signed a 3-year cooperation agreement with two Universities in Greece for the following postgraduate […]

Member News
Call for Volunteers – Preparing University Students for the Job Market May 4, 2017

Could you spare a few hours to share your professional experience with university students? AmCham is seeking volunteers to speak at the UKIM Faculty of Economics and/or South East European University (in Tetovo and/or Skopje) throughout 2017. Suggested topics include: Effective search strategies to gain work experience – your first job is to find your first job! Introduce students to […]

Announcements
Andreas Elsner – New CEO of Makedonski Telekom April 27, 2017

Andreas Elsner will assume the position of Chief Executive Officer of Makedonski Telekom as of May 1, 2017. Mr. Elsner came to Makedonski Telekom in 2014 to lead the Customer Relationship & Customer Experience Management Department, and in 2015 he became Chief Operating Officer Consumer, where he had a key role in the development and […]

Member News
World Intellectual Property Day 2017 – AmCham Video April 26, 2017

In an effort to recognize World Intellectual Property Day (April 26), AmCham Macedonia produced a short video that explains the key role that innovation plays in the success of our patron member Wabtec MZT. The video demonstrates the importance of innovation in Macedonia’s society and economy. Check out the video on the following link!  

Announcements
CBRE Macedonia publishes Skopje Office & Retail MarketViews 2016 April 26, 2017

CBRE Macedonia’s team announced the availability of Skopje’s 2016 Office & Retail MarketViews. The reports cover: General economic data and trends; Specific property type data and trends, including sales, rents and yields; and, Market analysis on office & retail. According to CBRE, the Office market shows overall positive outlook. In 2016, total leasing activity remained mostly balanced, as […]

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