With New Strengths into the Turbulent Autumn
New president. New members of the Board of Governors. New events. New committee. New members. New co-workers in AmCham Team.
AmCham Slovenia is entering the of challenges plentiful autumn with new strengths. The new Members of the Board of Governors are fully active. The President is, besides providing numerous ideas for the chamber, also pledging himself along his career road to new responsibilities. Our Executive Team has become invigorated with two new co-workers. We are glad for having more and more new members, especially because we are proudly approaching the number of 200. Are we worried about the current situation of economy in Slovenia, Europe and throughout the world? We certainly are, nevertheless we wish to be active and try to change things for the better, even though within a micro environment. Presumably you are familiar with the butterfly wings theory.
The successful first season of the AmCham Young Professionals Programme, proceeding also this year with a new generation, has stimulated the establishment of already eighth committee functioning within the American Chamber of Commerce; namely, the Commission for Leadership and Talents Development, led by Robert Trnovec and Enzo Smrekar.
The AmCham Committees are being prosperous because of you, members, experts working within them and devoting your knowledge and time to them. If you wish or have will to either share your experiences you meet at work, discuss about the challenges or search for solutions and you might find it interesting to join your colleagues working in the following spheres of activities: taxes, labor law, intellectual property, public procurement, environment and space, social responsibility, leadership and development of talents and committee in charge of our membership. For detailed information please contact:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accordingly there is lot of new ahead, however unchanged remains the fact that AmCham Slovenia is and will always be at its members´ disposal. Looking forward to meeting you sincerely.
Vida DOLENC POGAČNIK, Office Manager and Project Manager
AMCHAM BUSINESS BREAKFAST on Friday, 16 September 2011, at 8.00 a.m., at the Hotel Slon
The Future of Global Trade and Industry – What Next for the World and Slovenia?
Thank you for the great interest in our upcoming Business Breakfast this Friday. We would like to inform you that it is still time to confirm your participation latest by Thursday 15, September 2011, till 12 o'clock.
USA Alumni Club
Did you study or do research in the USA? If so, you are welcome to join us!
Save your dates: Professional Update: Business Continuity Plan
October 6th at 1.00 p.m.- 3.00 p.m.
Matej Potokar, President of AmCham Slovenia
was appointed as the new General Manager for Services in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)
AmCham Slovenia partner organization of Management Congress
You are kindly invited to Portorož on 29th and 30th of September 2011. Special rates for AmCham members!
AmCham Slovenia is Official Partner of the Each One Teach One movement
Executive AmCham Team is welcoming two new colleagues
EUROPEAN DAY OF MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION – Friday, 2 September 2011
»After Hour Business Cocktail«
AmCham Slovenia hosted Business Cocktail together with Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Slovenia and Slovene Asociation of Mediators at the Club Nebotičnik on the occasion of the European Day of Mediation and Arbitration. Audience was addressed by Ajša Vodnik, Executive Director and Aleš Zalar, Minister of Justice of the Republic of Slovenia.
AmCham Slovenia under an initiative of the AmCham Committee for Social Responsibility has become an official supporting partner of the Slovenian awards for social responsibility HORUS 2011
Under the the tender of Slovenian award for social responsibility HORUS 2011 organizers organized second seminar where featured presentations by eminent Slovenian experts in the field of social responsibility and Horus previous winners from the years 2009 and 2010.
The seminar was organized by IRDO - Institute for Development of Social Responsibility and PRSS - Slovenian Association for Public Relations with the support of the American Chamber of Commerce and other supporting partners. At the seminar, the participants noted, inter alia, details of an effective approach to socially responsible activities in the enterprise or institution in various areas (employment, environment, suppliers and customers, community, leadership). Past winners reported that Horus is the reward to help strengthen the reputation and greater employee motivation and social responsibility that they have learned from participating in the competition helped to improve the internal strategy of corporate social responsibility and reporting in accordance with the GRI indicators.
Are you a socially responsible company, institution or know of such an individual?
Sign up for Award HORUS 2011, SLOVENIAN PRIZE FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY!
Present your own example of good practice and strengthen your reputation with the public.
Sign up to 20.9.2011 www.horus.si
AmCham Slovenia is Official Partner with the Project Simbioz@
The Ypsilon Institute initiated project Simbioz@ - Simbiosys e-literate Slovenia, supported by AmCham Slovenia.
We are welcoming new member
1st AmCham Young Professionals Meeting
How to be a good leader and how to manage successful teams with Mr Matej Potokar and Mr Enzo Smrekar
Patroni & partnerji AmCham Young Professionals