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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.

January 02, 2014

AmCham has new bank accounts since 2014

Please note that the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic has new bank account numbers. Please use following accounts for any transfers to AmCham from now. 

December 20, 2013

AmCham office to be closed from December 23rd, 2013 until January 1st, 2014

Dear members,
Let us inform you that AmCham offices will be closed starting December 23rd, 2013 and will open again on January 2nd, 2014.
Thank you for understanding.

December 17, 2013

AmCham Wishes its Members Restful and Peaceful Christmas and Happy New Year 2014

Dear Members, Partners and Friends-

May this holiday season bring joy, rest and peace to you, your family and friends, and help you recharge your energy, your hope, and your determination that 2014 will be the best year yet.

For those of us who spend time in its streets and buildings every day, Prague is a magical place to live and work. As part of our project to make our city a center of European business, we want to share that experience for the less fortunate who must work in other European or (oh the great tragedy:-)) American cities. For this reason, we are asking our members to share with us videos and phrases that describe or illustrate why Prague is so special. Look at the video to see the first clips…

AmCham team

December 12, 2013

AmCham welcomed its members at its premises for Christmas Mixer on December 10, 2013

AmCham organized informal Christmas networking mixer for its members and welcomed almost 100 of them at its premises.

Big thank belongs to the sponsors of the evening: Sheraton Prague Charles Square Hotel for preparing Christmas cookies and Apples in Chocolate; to Dallmayr Kaffee for providing coffee and mulled wine; and to Coca-Cola Česká republika for providing soft drinks.

Congratulation to all winners who won in the raffle donated by Fackelmann ČR, Diamonds & Pearls, Philips Česká republika and Dallmayr Kaffee.

To see the photos from the evening please follow the link: https://picasaweb.google.com/115781045409344920242/ChristmasMixer?authuser=0&authkey=Gv1sRgCMmJyc__m6fawQE&feat=directlink

November 29, 2013

Photos from AmCham 2013 Thanksgiving Ball available to download

To see or download photos from 2013 Thanksgiving Ball please click here.

November 25, 2013

AmCham Thanksgiving Ball raised CZK 455.603,- to fund One World, Many Voices program

On Saturday, November 23, AmCham organized its traditional Thanksgiving Ball for its members and their clients in Žofín Palace. The evening was in the spirit of social responsibility. Thanks to the ball´s attendees CZK 215.603,- was raised during Silent Auction. Together with CZK 240.000,- donated by members when purchasing corporate tables it´s CZK 455.603,- for AmCham One World, Many Voices program.

November 25, 2013

AmCham 2013 Wings Awards go to Jan Valdinger of Change Partnership and to Jan Lorman of Život 90

On Saturday, November 23, AmCham organized its traditional Thanksgiving Ball for its members and their clients in Žofín Palace. The evening was in the spirit of social responsibility. This year Jan Valdinger of Change Partnership was awarded for his long-term contribution and cooperation on AmCham projects. Newly this year AmCham awarded its Wings Award also to the community leader – Jan Lorman of Život 90 - who has contributed the most to improving the community in the Czech Republic over the recent past.

November 14, 2013

2014 Members Promotion Offer

AmCham announced new promotion offer that will be valid from January 2014. If you are interested to advertise in our printed publications or online or sponsor any of our events please book premium spots in advance. Further information available in the document HERE.

Contact person: Lucie Vrbová, lvrbova@amcham.cz, 733 685 318.

November 04, 2013

Visit Europe guide_November-December 2013 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.

October 31, 2013

My Prague

As part of its Future of Prague project, AmCham is making a video montage entitled “My Prague”. The video should contains short segments of video- either by camcorder or smart phone- of your favorite parts of Prague- whether it is architecture, or street scenes, neighborhood parks or the interior of restaurants. These scenes will be incorporated into a longer film that will be shown on YouTube and used by selected hotels and travel agencies to promote the cities to tourists and investors.

October 29, 2013

The elections are over. Our vote has redistributed power. But it has not determined how that power will be used.

by František Dostálek, President of American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic:

Many of us in business, and the wider community as well, have made the mistake of believing that elections decide the direction of the country. Elections do create the possibility for change, and set the probabilities for that change, but they do not make the change itself. That happens between elections.

 

October 07, 2013

Partial English version of 2013-2014 Best Office Publication - Future of Work available now

AmCham has recently published its 2013-2014 best office publication in English.The English version of the publication doesn´t contain all texts from the Czech version and is available only electronically. To download it click HERE.

October 04, 2013

AmCham Wings Awards - nominations open

AmCham Wings for a member will be awarded to an individual who has made significant contributions to AmCham activities in the course of 2013.

And newly, the other Wings will be awarded to a community leader who has done the most to improve the community in the Czech Republic over the recent past. By this award, AmCham would like to recognize those citizens, who are not unconcerned by current societal issues, take the active role and lead the change to significant improvement. 

Click on the title to read more.

October 03, 2013

AmCham program One World, Many Voices will support 9 school projects by allocating CZK 537.000

AmCham will allocate CZK 537.000 earned thanks to its traditional One World, Many Voices program among 9 Czech public schools through the whole country. Funds from AmCham members´ donations made at the Thanksgiving Ball will support school projects that bring active children together with local government representatives. This is in line with the aim of this program - fostering active participation in communities. Member commission and the Board of Directors selected those projects from 23 received applications from Czech elementary and secondary schools.

September 24, 2013

AmCham Golf Team Tournaments in 2013 (photos from the tour)

20 different members´ teams participated in AmCham´s 2013 golf tour. The winner of the Beroun Golf Resort tournament was the team of American Express. The winner of the 2013 Casa Serena & AmCham Invitational Pro-Am was the team of Moduslink.

To download the photos from the tour click on the link you can find further in the text.

September 11, 2013

2013-2014 Best Office Publication - Future of Work

Third edition of AmCham publication Best Office, this year with the subtitle Future of Work has been recently published. Electronic version of the publication can be downloaded here

Printed copies of the publication can be ordered via email (at lvrbova@amcham.cz) or phone (+420 733 685) before September 18, the noon.

  • As a Corporate Patron member or a Corporate member you can get 5 printed copies free of charge
  • As a Small Business member you can get 2 printed copies free of charge

Any copies beyond that number would be charged by CZK 89,-/pc.

September 10, 2013

ADOPT A SCHOOL for Ethics in our Children and Trust in our Society (ASET) project

We would like to address your company to join the program „ADOPT A SCHOOL FOR ETHICS IN OUR CHILDREN AND TRUST IN OUR SOCIETY“ (ASET), organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic (AmCham) in cooperation with the Ministry of Education (MŠMT) and the Ethical Forum, a public service company as a part of AmCham´s Truth and Trust initiative. More information about the program and how to be involved can be found in the attachement.
 
The AmCham competitiveness report pointed out that one of obstacles in the effective development of our economy is the high level of corruption. Transparency International Corruption Perception Index comes to the same conclusion. A survey of managers‘ opinions shows that „soft skills“, communication skills, empathy, presentation skills, are sadly lacking. Noone doubts that conditions for life and business in our country need to be cultivated.

September 09, 2013

2013 Thanksgiving Ball

American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic invites all members to the 2013 Thanksgiving Ball, which will be held on November 23rd at Žofín Palace, Slovanský ostrov 226, Prague 1.

In case you would like to be sure to have the best seating at the 2013 Thanksgiving Ball, you can reserve your Corporate table or Individual tickets at lpokorna@amcham.cz. Reservations of Corporate tables and Individual tickets are open to all members.

Please note, there will be free New Opel Insignia VIP transfer service provided at the occasion of the official car launch in the Czech Republic available. You can reserve free of charge transfer service for the way back during the Thanksgiving Ball directly.

 

 

And what can you expect from this year's Ball? Look at the article and links below.

September 05, 2013

Visit Europe guide_September-October 2013 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.

August 26, 2013

Internship program for disadvantaged and socially excluded youth

The US. Embassy, Open Society Fund and AmCham began an internship program for disadvantaged and socially excluded youth this year. Please see the attached information about the program.

For interested companies, Ambassador Eisen plans to host a networking luncheon in September. If you are a company committed to diversity, that can open a temporary intern or trainee position for disadvantaged young people, please do not hesitate to contact Marcela Entlichova of the U.S. Embassy at EntlichovaM@state.gov. You can consider positions with various levels of qualification requirements.

August 23, 2013

New bank account numbers

Please note that the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic has new bank account numbers. Please use following accounts for any transfers to AmCham from now. 

July 12, 2013

Advertisement Spots in Best Office publication available

Book the advertisement spot in our Best Office publication that is going to be published in September. Details, conditions and the price list for advertising in this publication can be found further in the text.

Best Office is a publication composed of members´ case studies and best business practices that serves as an inspiration for various companies willing to increase their competitiveness and to improve their operational excellence.

To book the advertisement spot please contact Lucie Vrbová at lvrbova@amcham.cz, +420 733 685 318.

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