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September 08, 2014

Visit Europe guide_September & October 2014

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

September 03, 2014

2014 Best Office Publication - Future of Innovations: order your printed copy for free now

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

Printed copies of the publication can be ordered via email (at ksvobodova@amcham.cz) before 10 September 2014, the noon.

 

  • As a Corporate Patron member you can get 5 printed copies free of charge
  • As a Corporate member you can get 3 printed copies free of charge
  • As a Small Business member you can get 2 printed copies free of charge
  • One copy of the publication will be sent to companies which won´t specify their interest in receiving the publication. This copy will be sent directly to company GM/CEO.

August 12, 2014

CZECH REPUBLIC OVERVIEW 2014/2015 brochure - order your printed copy for free now

We would like to inform you that AmCham has just published its CZECH REPUBLIC OVERVIEW 2014/2015 brochure.

As a member of AmCham you are entitled to receive printed brochure for free for your own distribution:
Corporate Patrons – up to 15pc.
Corporates – up to 10pc.
SBEs – up to 5pc.

Any copies beyond that number would be charged by CZK 35,-/pc.

To order printed copies of the brochure, please contact Markéta Simkovičová by emailing your request to marketa@amcham.cz by August 31.

July 03, 2014

New Membership year / New AmCham bank accounts

We would like to thank you to all AmCham members for their support and cooperation in the past membership year (July1, 2013 - June 30, 2014) and we look forward to continuing our cooperation next year.

Please note that AmCham has new Bank Accounts - to see more click on the title.

 

June 27, 2014

Photos from Golf Tournament - Casa Serena 2014

Photos from the event available Here.

June 26, 2014

Dan Ťok of Skanska elected to serve as a president of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic

During the annual General Assembly held on June 19, 2014, Dan Ťok, CEO of Skanska,  was elected to serve as the new President of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic (AmCham).

June 26, 2014

2014 AmCham Golf Tournament - Casa Serena

16 teams participated on AmCham Golf  Team Tournament at Casa Serena Golf Course  - one of the world’s most prestigeous championship golf courses. More info & Team winners - click on the title.

June 19, 2014

New Plus Club Members - June 2014

AmCham: The Plus Club

Strong communities are built by the efforts of those people who can balance self-interest with public good. The AmCham Plus Club was created to aknowledge such peolple and the good deeds they have done for all of us. Members of the Pus Club receive a lapel button that they are asked to wear to remind each of us that the health of our society does not begin in the prime minister´s office but in the actions of every one of us each day.

We are grateful to those individuals who received thier pin this year and we look forward to the day when our entire country bears one on their breast.

June 2014: New Plus Club Member: Martin Brix of Lease Plan Česká republika, Bert Hesselink of CBRE, David Hruška of Pedersen & Partners, Václav Mach of Microsoft, Zbyněk Pardubský of Huawei Technologies (Czech), Michal Slavíček of Provident Financial, Michal Spěváček of SPĚVÁČEK vzdělávací centrum, Filip Šváb of AT&T.

 

June 19, 2014

AmCham members at the European Helicopter Show 2014

AmCham members joined an unique event - European Helicopter Show 2014 organised by DSA.

At the EHS 2014 visitors have a great opportunity, at one superb location, to meet experts from across the helicopter industry. On the 19th – 21st June 2014 at Hradec Králové, Czech Republic sees the latest aircraft, products and services available from across the following sectors: Private and Corporate, Air-med and Rescue, Security and Military, Fire Fighting, Forestry and Survay and UAV. The following Amcham members took active part in the exhibition: Bell Helicopter Textron, DSA a.s. and Honeywell, spol. s r.o.

June 18, 2014

AmCham 2014 grant competition One World, Many Voices beneficial for communities – final call for projects

AmCham 2014 grant competition is still accepting projects that benefit communities and engage children in the public life of their local town. One World, Many Voices tries to apply the business sector's many resources to create a more open and constructive community of doers. It has a far-reaching impact, as teaching children how to become active citizens is not only the foundation of democratic society, it is also the guarantor of a fair and prosperous market economy. In 2014 AmCham will allocate CZK 273 362 in total. For downloading the application form please click here, for further details please click here.

June 13, 2014

2014 best office publication_ Space for promoting your Products & CSR projects

Reserve the space in 2014 best office publication for your advertisement.
This year the overall theme is INNOVATION. Sections of the publication will be: Change Leadership, Talented people, Customer relationships, Social media/Digital World, Financing innovations, Innovation Manufacturing, Office space/Design, Effective Data Management. Click on the title to see more about distribution & prices.

June 05, 2014

Visit Europe guide_June - July 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.


May 26, 2014

Call from AmCham Serbia: Emergency Support for the Regions Hit by Floods

As you are aware, in the past few days Serbia has been hit by the catastrophic floods. There are many casualties, thousands of people have lost their homes and many more are still fighting for their lives and waiting to be evacuated. The ones that are saved are in urgent need for help.

May 12, 2014

2014 Board of Directors Elections: Candidates Profiles & Voting Information

The Board of Directors consists of 17 member representatives elected by the membership. Directors serve two-year terms with no limit on the number of terms served.

AmCham members should receive either 5 (Corporate Patron, Corporate) or 2 (Small Business / Entrepreneur) ballots via email sent by Weston Stacey on May 12, 2014. If you don´t please contact Lucie Vrbova at lvrbova@amcham.cz.

The Candidates Profiles are available HERE.

April 22, 2014

AmCham Announcement: Board of Directors Nominating Period Open

Nominations for seats on the 2014-16 Board of Directors open today. All members who are representatives of members in good standing may be nominated or apply. Any member representative can nominate another member representative, or themselves.

April 11, 2014

My Prague project : My Prague Cocktail with Photo Contest

On April 10, 2014 senior managers, GMs & CEOs of AmCham members met with representatives of other institutions, ministries, political parties and NGOs to discuss Future of Prague and  vote for the best photo of My Prague Photo Contest sponsored by Huawei Technologies (Czech).

 

Prague has the potential to be one of the world’s meeting places, the city that creates its own Central European culture based on being at the center of Europe’s and the world’s commercial and artistic paths. It could be a city that constantly creates exciting corporate and entrepreneurial opportunities, and offers its citizens a kaleidoscope of interesting ways to spend their leisure time.

Whether we achieve these goals depends on us. Click on the title to see more about project & Photo contest.

April 03, 2014

Visit Europe guide_April - May 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.

April 02, 2014

AmCham announces opening of its 2014 grant competition One World, Many Voices for projects beneficial for communities

AmCham announces opening of its 2014 grant competition for projects beneficial for communities engaging children in the public life of their local community. One World, Many Voices tries to apply the business sector's many resources to create a more open and constructive community of doers. It has a far-reaching impact, as teaching children how to become active citizens is not only the foundation of democratic society, it is also the guarantor of a fair and prosperous market economy. In 2014 AmCham will allocate CZK 273 362 in total. For downloading the application form please visit:

Call for Projects 2014

Project form 2014

 

March 26, 2014

Czech Republic Overview Survey

The American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic is conducting a unique survey about its informative brochure ´Czech Republic Overview 2013/2014´ in order to improve future issues providing better information for AmCham members and their clients. Please take 5 minutes of your time to fill in the survey. Click here to take survey. We would appreciate if you could send us your opinions by 18 April 2014. If you take part in our survey, you might have a chance to win an amazing one-night stay in Hotel Bellevue Karlov in Benešov, offered by courtesy of Asten Hotels.

March 20, 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.

March 20, 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, Social media/Digital World, Financing innovations, Innovation Manufacturing, Office space/Design, Effective Data Management. Click on the title to see more. 

March 19, 2014

Launch of the LinkedIn group: Czech – U.S. Trade and Investment Network

A new LinkedIn group was launched by the U.S. Commercial Service Prague and Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT). This group focuses on bilateral trade and investment between the Czech Republic and the United States.  LinkedIn group should serve as a resource for those Czech firms doing business or expanding their business to the U.S., and conversely, those U.S. firms that are conducting business or starting to conduct business in the Czech Republic. This serves as a network of members that can provide advice, best practices, and market knowledge to other firms seeking to bridge our two countries through trade (and investment), with content in both Czech and English.

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. 

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