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February 28, 2014

BOOK THE SPACE in 2014 best office publication for your Advertisement

Reservation period for advertisement in the best office publication is open. Publication composed of members´ case studies and best business practices serves as an ispiration for various companies willing to be innovative, more competitive and to improve their operational excellence. Check the last year´s issue HERE.

This year the overall theme is INNOVATION. Sections of the publication will be: Change Leadership, Talented people, Customer relationships/B2B,/Contracts, Social media/Digital World, Financing innovations/start-ups/Incentives/RD, Innovation Manufacturing, Office space/Design, Effective Data Management. Click on the title to see more.

 

February 14, 2014

2014 best office publication (IN CZECH) - time for your submissions

AmCham committees have defined major areas which will be covered in this year´s publication issue. Overall publication theme for 2014 is INNOVATION. Any member company can participate on the preparation of publication´s content – best through attending one of AmCham best office committees where all details are being discussed and proposals made. Final material will be published and distributed as usually in September 2014. Check the last year´s issue HERE.

If your company would like to present an innovative case study or share innovative best business practices and participate on creating the content of the publication please contact Renáta Paceltová at rpaceltova@amcham.cz , 724 184 866 or Kristina Svobodová at ksvobodova@amcham.cz, 733 670 787 before March 30, 2014.

January 23, 2014

Visit Europe guide_February - March 2014 issue

Look at the current issue of "Visit Europe" guide highlighting upcoming events and featuring special offers to the members of AmChams in region.

Below see this issue´s country leads you can join and attached the rest of the offers from Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Moldova, Romania and Ukraine.


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February 18, 2014

Outlook of changes in taxes, social security and health insurance for 2014 - assessment and practical experience_presentation

On February 18, AmCham hosted Stanislav Kouba - Ministry of Finance, Lucie Rytířová - Deloitte and Štěpán Lukeš - IBM in panel discussion about changes of taxes, social security and health insurance. Presentation from all panelists is enclosed under your company username and password.

February 13, 2014

SAVE THE DATE: April 9, 2014 - 9th Regional Tax Conference in Warsaw

9th Regional Tax Conference of American Chambers of Commerce from Central and Eastern Europe will be held on April 9, in Warsaw, Poland. This year’s conference "Ten years in the European Union: Impact on taxation in Central and Eastern Europe” will focus on the impact the EU membership had and is going to have on tax systems of the countries in the region.  As in prior years, the objective of the Conference is the exchange of best practices and ideas in the area of taxation between the representatives of tax administrations and business from the CEE countries. Final agenda and speakers will be announced soon.

February 03, 2014

Minutes from Labor Code&Social Affairs Committee on January 29

AmCham Labor Code&Social Affairs Committee met on January 29 to discuss current news in legislation, past&upcoming plans and activities. Next event of LCSAC is Outlook of changes in taxes, social security and health insurance for 2014 - assessment and practical experience (in Czech) on February 18. The minutes of the meeting you can find attached (available under username and password). Next meeting of LCSAC will take place on March 12 at AmCham offices.

January 30, 2014

TOP09 Parlamentarians Policy Meeting on January 30

On January 30, AmCham Board Members met with TOP09 Parlamentarians to discuss Policy Priorities. AmCham intends to make every effort to align the interests of our business community with the interests of those in Parliament who want to help the Czech Republic reach its economic potential and to serve as a center of prosperity and international business in Europe and the world. We believe the first step to progress is a clear-eyed assessment of where we stand today - AmCham analysis of the World Economic Forum’s competitiveness rankings for the Czech Republic, questions addressed at the meeting and other relevant documents are attached under your company username and password.

January 29, 2014

Business&Employment Immigration: Highlights of new 2014 legislation_presentation

On January 29, AmCham hosted 4 ministries to discuss about Business&Employment Immigration. Moderator Tomáš Petyovský of Deloitte with the representatives of Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, Ministry of Industry and Trade and Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports were present to inform members about highlights and answered prepared questions about this issue. Presentation of Ondřej Brychta from Ministry of Interior and questions addressed are attached under your company username and password.

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March 06, 2014

Future of Mobile Payments_presentations

On March 6, 2014 AmCham IT & Finance committees organized a discussion on Future of Mobile Payments - trends, what will work for CR, & Mobile security, smartbanking, virtual currencies.

Speakers: Jan Čížek of KPMG & Marek Deml of Deloitte, moderator: Dalibor Kačmář of Microsoft, IT committee chairman

March 04, 2014

Innovative Thinking System (ITS)_presentation

AmCham members met on new innovative program presented by Libor Witassek of DC Vision: Innovative Thinking System (ITS). Click on the title to see more.

March 03, 2014

Presentations from the workshop - Whistleblowing; held on Feb 28

Speakers:

  •     Radomil Bábek, Everesta
  •     Petr Klimeš, assistant of senator Libor Michálek and partner in Paul Peters Consulting
  •     Lee Coles, PricewaterhouseCoopers Česká republika
  •     Hana Bártíková, PricewaterhouseCoopers Česká republika

 

 

March 03, 2014

Real Estate committee chairman 2014/2015 - Elections

AmCham RE Committee runs elections for 2014/2015 RE Committee chairman.

March 02, 2014

Minutes from HR Committee meeting held on February 28, 2014

AmCham HR Committee met to discuss and plan upcoming activities. See some of the topics HR Committee will focus on during the next months: How to use social media for recruiting; Company Culture: The value of values and discussion about the survey “The Future of HR”.

 

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March 10, 2014

2014 Art Prague & Discussion on Cooperation of companies and artists

13th edition of Prague's art fair Art Prague will be taking place at the Kafka's House from 10.3. till 16.3. The fair presents up to 30 gallery expositions and several individual artists' projects. Come to see what contemporary Czech art market has to offer. On Wednesday 12.3. there will be a discussion on Cooperation of companies and artists taking place in the attic of the Kafka's House from 18:00. Come to be inspired to cooperation with artists by the discussion of company representatives and artists that will present mostly their success stories.

March 07, 2014

SPECIAL OFFER FOR THE AMCHAM MEMBERS

Tickets for the concert of the SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY with 30% discount

American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic offers a special limited edition of tickets with 30% discount to the concert of the  SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY, which has won the Grammy Award for fifteen times. The concert takes place on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 8 p.m. in the Smetana Hall, Municipal House in Prague. The soloist of the evening is JULIA FISCHER, “the Artists of the Year 2007” of the British music magazine Gramophone and “ the Instrumentalist of the Year 2009“ at the MIDEM Classical Awards. Charismatic Michael Tilson Thomas is going to conduct the concert.

March 05, 2014

SHEN YUN 2014: Experience 5,000 Years of Civilisation in One Night, May 3, State Opera

Millions of people have seen Shen Yun. Standing ovations at the world’s top venues, royalty attending in Europe, sold-out shows throughout North America and packed houses across Asia have made Shen Yun an international phenomenon. Experience a performance that can truly touch your soul.

 

Sat 3 May,  2pm and 7pm  State Opera, Prague
Tue, Wed 6 and 7 May, 7pm  Janáček Theatre, Brno
www.ShenYun.com

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