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29 Oct
Marketing Committee meeting, October 29, 2014

AmCham offices, Dušní 10, Prague 1, 09:00

30 Oct
Real Estate Committee, October 30, 2014

AmCham offices, Dušní 10, Prague 1, 11:00

31 Oct
HR Committee meeting, October 31, 2014

AmCham offices, Dušní 10, Prague 1, 09:00

31 Oct
04 Nov
Best Cooperation of the Year 2014 - Awards Ceremony, November 04, 2014

ZOOM Unique Place, Prague Congress Centre, 5. května 65, Prague 4, 18:30

11 Nov
Labor Code&Social Affairs Committee, November 11, 2014

AmCham offices, Dušní 10, Prague 1, 09:00

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October 20, 2014

AmCham 2014 One World, Many Voices program winners

Thanks to AmCham member companies that participated at the Thanksgiving Ball Silent Auction donations or corporate table purchases last year, AmCham could give a tremendous opportunity to students to compete with their projects for the One World, Many Voices grant. Based upon specific criteria such as positive effect on community and cooperation of children with local government, AmCham expert commission selected 8 schools to receive a fund. To view all photos from last year projects click here.

October 14, 2014

My Prague project: AmCham Photo Contest sponsored by Huawei

Share with us your best photo of Prague and you can WIN 1 of 3 Huawei smart phones!

October 06, 2014

2014Thanksgiving Ball - reserve your Corporate table or Individual tickets now!

American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic invites all members to the 2014 Thanksgiving Ball, which will be held on November 22nd at Žofín Palace, Slovanský ostrov - Prague 1.

The AmCham Thanksgiving Ball is one of the highlights of Prague’s social calendar with over 500 top businesspeople in attendance that is held annually in the wonderful Žofín Palace. The traditional Thanksgiving dinner is a big part of the Thanksgiving Ball. Then it continues with dance at the Grand Hall, Silent Auction at the Small Hall, Jazz Lounge at the area of the Restaurant, and  My Prague Photo Contest sponsored by Huawei Technologies (Czech).

More than 35 Corporate tables already sold out! Please don´t miss this opportunity to invite your business partners/clients to your corporate table (10 seats).

Starting October 1st you can buy Individual tickets at the Gallery.  The capacity is limited! Just send an email at lpokorna@amcham.cz for more information & prices.


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October 16, 2014

Public Consultation on the Europe 2020 Strategy amendment_comments request by October 20

Office of the Government of the Czech Republic together with ministries, associations and non-government organizations prepared a draft document to the public consultation on the Europe 2020 Strategy amendment.Europe 2020 Stategy is the European Union’s ten-year growth and jobs strategy that was launched in 2010. 5 strategic aims are included: employment, research and development, climate/energy, education, social inclusion and poverty reduction. Please find the document attached under your company name and password. Your comments are welcomed by October 20, 9am at veronika@amcham.cz.

September 30, 2014

Minutes from Labor Code&Social Affairs Committee on September 30

AmCham Labor Code&Social Affairs Committee met on September 30 to discuss current news in legislation, past&upcoming plans and activities. The minutes of the meeting you can find attached (available under username and password). Next meeting of LCSAC will take place on November 11 at AmCham offices.

September 11, 2014

Prague 2018 Scorecard_your contribution request

AmCham cordially invites you to the panel discussion of the candidates for the Prague Mayor. The event will take place at the New Stage of the National Theatre on October 2, 3-5pm. For more information and confirmed speakers, click here. We would like to ask members for a contribution to 'Prague 2018 Scorecard' with their ideas and possible solutions on how to make Prague a better city for its residents, investors and tourists. Find xls tab to fill in, click on the title.

September 09, 2014

New strategy presentation of the Prague Strategic Plan by the Prague Institute of Planning of Development on September 3

AmCham members met with Tomáš Ctibor and Petr Suška of Prague Institute of Planning of Development on September 3, who gave the presentation about preparations of the Prague Strategic Plan. To download the presentation, click here.

July 22, 2014

Minutes from the discussion Government Action Plan for Economic Growth

Government representatives met with general managers from the business sphere on 21 July to discuss and exchange views on the Government Action Plan for Economic Growth. The debate shed light on the current economic development in the Czech Republic. The plan deals with improvement of export, investment and employment. Its goal is to make the business environment more attractive, the administration more effective and the companies more motivated. Minutes from the meeting and the presentation can be found attached (available under username and password).

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October 24, 2014

Leaders and Data Insight: Key Drivers for Innovations

At one of its meetings AmCham Marketing Committee posed a question where the innovations come from. In order to find the answer TNS Aisa, one of the AmCham and Marketing Committee members, run the research among AmCham members. Results of the research were discussed at AmCham on October 23 during the panel called “From the instinct to innovation” moderated by Emil Jimenez, CEO of Passion Communications and Marketing Committee Chairman. What are the main statements attendees could hear during the panel?

(notes from the panel discussion held on October 23 )

October 21, 2014

IT Committee meeting - Oct 21 / Minutes

IT (IT/Telco/Logistics) committee members met on October 21 to plan activities for 1Q 2015.
Topics such as: Czech market of start-ups, Cloud - products on cloud where discussed/are planned for 2015.
To read Full Minutes - click on the title.

October 20, 2014

Finance committee meeting - Oct17: Chairperson _Nomination period /Minutes

Finance committee members met to discuss further activities and plan discussion for January2015 on: Available subsidies/tax deductions and best practices of employers with employement of people with disabilites.

Finance committee chairperson – NOMINATION period open till Oct 31
-an individual, employee of AmCham member company can be nominated by other member or can nominate himself/herself;
-nominations can be sent to Renata Paceltova at rpaceltova@amcham.cz

Upcoming events in Nov/Dec2014:
Nov 12 – Selling your business? Looking for a growth capital? – 9.00am - How to achieve the best conditions in the process of finding an investor
Nov 20 - Finance committee meeting - 9.00am
Dec 10 - Committee Christmas Meeting - 4.30 - 7.00pm
Networking event & My Prague Photo Contest sponsored by Huawei – Awarding Ceremony :
Committee members are asked to send the photo of Prague before Nov7 to be included in the competition.

October 03, 2014

2015 HR Committee Chairperson election

HR Committee will soon elect its 2015 chairperson. Nomination period is open until October 31, 2014. Click on the title for more information.

September 30, 2014

2015 CSR Committee chairperson election

CSR Committee will soon elect its 2015 chairperson. Nomination period is open until October 31, 2014.  Click on the title for more information.

 Agenda for Oct/Nov for electronical communication - open here

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October 20, 2014

Community Solutions Program 2015 – Call for Applications

ECA and IREX announced the 2015 application for the Community Solutions Program - a professional development program for the best and brightest global community leaders working in Environmental Issues, Tolerance and Conflict Resolution, Transparency and Accountability, and Women and Gender Issues. Selected candidates will participate in: a four month U.S. fellowship with a U.S. nonprofit organization or government agency; structured virtual learning and networking via the online Community Leadership Institute; and, the design and implementation of follow-on projects in their home countries. Citizens from 64 countries are eligible to participate in the Community Solutions Program.  The application deadline is Monday, October 27, 2014 at 11:59 AM.  The application and additional information for the 2015 Community Solutions Program is available online at: http://www.irex.org.

October 10, 2014

Your business and TTIP - questionnaire

The European Union and the United States currently negotiate the details of the trade agreement called Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), with the aim to support the economy on both sides through facilitation of trade in goods and services. The Association for International Affairs conducts this survey in order to find out more about your business conducted in the United States and the trade barriers you may face in the American market. By responding to this questionnaire you will provide us with valuable information that is necessary to develop the Czech position on the TTIP. Czech version of the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TTIP_Survey_CZ, English version of the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TTIP_Survey_ENG.

October 03, 2014

Support our teachers together

We would like to invite you to join iniciative Chci Učit organized by EDUin which aims to support the teachers profession in the Czech Republic. As this Sunday is the World Teachers day, you can get involved by teaching in a school yourself to express your support and undestanding for the key role of teachers in the Czech society. Please click here to view the full press release.

 

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