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3M Slovensko s.r.o.

3M captures the spark of new ideas and transforms them into thousands of ingenious products. Our culture of creative collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better. 3M is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $30 billion in sales, 3M employs about 88,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 70 countries. 3M’s diversifie ...

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ABB, s.r.o.

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels. With a history of excellence stretching back more than 130 ...

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Abbvie s.r.o.

AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan ...

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ACCA

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the world’s leading body for professional accountants, with over 115 years of experience, innovation and excellence. We champion opportunity within accountancy, demonstrate excellence through our qualifications, and act as a driving force within the accounting profession to constantly improve working practices. ACCA supports over 20 ...

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Accenture

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 699,000 pe ...

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ADECCO Slovakia, s.r.o.

The Adecco Group is the world's leading provider of HR solutions. With more than 34,000 FTE employees and around 5,100 branches, in over 60 countries and territories around the world, we offer a wide variety of services, connecting more than 7000,000 associates. ADECCO Slovakia s. r. o. has been present in the Slovak market since 2002 as a co-founder of the Association of the HR services pro ...

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Adient Slovakia s.r.o.

Adient is the global leader in automotive seating. With 75,000 employees operating in 208 manufacturing/assembly plants in 33 countries worldwide, we produce and deliver automotive seating for all vehicle classes and all major OEMs. Slovakia with around 2770 employees and 5 locations plays a key role in our operations – beside the production, the business center in Bratislava supports the comp ...

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AGEL SK a.s.

The company AGEL SK a.s. continues in Slovakia with its long-term goal, namely the provision of effective health care in economically stable medical facilities that it operates. The effort is to ensure their further development, which will be reflected in the growth of the quality of health services for the residents of the respective region. AGEL SK focuses on the development of hospitals not ...

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AGS Bratislava International Movers s.r.o.

Pioneer in the mobility industry, AGS Worldwide Movers, is now one of its global leaders, as a result of the innovative vision of its board for the last forty years. Always keeping in mind the evolution of our customers’ needs, we provide tailor-made services in removals and secure storage worldwide.

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Aj Ty v IT

Aj Ty v IT is a well-recognized NGO to ensure equal access to IT education for all girls and women and help them enter the tech job market. In numbers, our goal is to reach at least 30% of the girls in the IT faculties and at least 40% of women working in IT positions in Slovakia. We implement activities for three main target groups. These are girls from 8 to 14 years old, 15 to 19 years, and ...

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Akčné ženy, o.z.

We are independent and professional women magazine. Our vision is to detach from tabloid & mainstream magazines, focus on regular woman willing to progress and achieve their goals in areas of entrepreneurship, carrier, philanthropy, health and society. Our goal is to empower and provide “voice” to those, which wouldn’t be heard and noticed via news, podcasts, videos and interviews. We go ...

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Aldertree legal s.r.o.

Aldertree legal, an independent law firm cooperating in Slovakia with White & Case through an exclusive alliance, is uniquely positioned to help our clients to achieve their ambitions in today's global economy. Our cross-border experience and diverse team of lawyers consistently delivers results. Our lawyers are integral, long-standing members of the community who provide clients with ins ...

Sep 05
2023

"Connection" magazine: 4/2023 issue

Deadline for submitting all materials for "Pillars of Good Society" issue of Connection magazine.

Jun 03
2023

"Connection" magazine: 3/2023 issue

Deadline for submitting all materials for "Regional Development" issue of Connection magazine.

Mar 08
2023

Empower Women: Women in the Public Sphere

Politics and Healthcare as Pillars for Better Society 

Mar 03
2023

"Connection" magazine: 2/2023 issue

Deadline for submitting all materials for "Innovations in the Digital Age" issue of Connection magazine.

Feb 17
2023
Feb 08
2023

Tax Seminar: Changes in Tax Legislation

Mixed Chambers of Commerce in Slovakia in cooperation with Grant Thornton Slovakia and VGD SLOVAKIA s.r.o.

Jan 31
2023

New Year's Speed Business Meeting

Cham-Cham networking event

Jan 23
2023

Risks of online investing

webinar organized by JA Slovensko

Feb 01
2023

Martina Slabejová has become the new Executive Director

Martina Slabejová, Executive Director of AmCham Slovakia"I am very honored to take the position of the executive director of AmCham. At the same time, it is a huge commitment to take over after the Ronald Blasko leadership. Ronald ambitions was to be more than Chamber of Commerce, to became Chamber of Values and Ideas and he together with the team very successfully fulfilled this mission. AmCh ...

Feb 01
2023

AmCham Policy Update - February 2023

Business Service Center ForumMembers of the BSCF community have once again put together a great line up of topics, speakers and training units as part of the AmCham flagship development program for teachers, career counselors and directors – Train the Trainer. We opened-up already the 13th season of the program for 25 registered lectures and life-long learning specialists from Bratislava and T ...

Feb 01
2023

AmCham in the Media - February 2023

On January 2, online portal of Dennik N published the article Lessons from 2022 written by AmCham Director Ronald Blaško, about the things he learned based on his meetings, readings and own experience and obesrvations. On January 2, online portal spectator.sme.sk published the article Volvo investment proves potential of eastern Slovakia where our Regional Manager, Katarina Miňová, shared he ...

Jan 23
2023

Slovakia in Figures 2023 - Order your copies now!

“Slovakia in Figures” will convince readers that Slovakia is a great country for investment and Slovak companies are good potential partners for cooperation. It helps us with one of our main objectives – to make Slovakia a better and more attractive place for doing business.

Jan 16
2023

Train the Trainer: We invite high school teachers to our soft skills training program!

If you know a high school teacher from Bratislava or Trnava region share the news about the open registration! Train the Trainer: Started in 2011 and trained 1000+ graduatesSeven trainings on soft skills (in-person & online)Now: For high-school teachers from BA & TT regionStarting on January 31, apply ASAP Registration and syllabus: https://www.trainthetrainer.sk/

Jan 12
2023

Letter to Members by Ronald Blasko

I believe that it won’t be considered presumptuous if we presume that none of our AmCham community members considers our current world as “the best of all possible ones”. Hence, we all can be considered optimists even if some of us do not want to admit it and sometimes struggle to remain positive. Henceforth it seems highly appropriate to remind ourselves of some reasons for optimism in 2023. ...

Jan 12
2023

Komerční banka has announced the appointment of Jakub Ondruška as its new COO

Jakub Ondruška graduated from the University of Economics in Prague, majoring in Economic Analysis. He joined Komerční banka in 2009 where he started as a financial analyst in Group Financial Management department with specialization in valuation and data analytics. Between 2013 and 2019 Jakub held several positions in Corporate Banking focusing on sales promotion activities. Before being name ...

Jan 10
2023

Rule of law: Selection committee recommended two candidates for the Council of the office for public procurement

The Government Office has again invited experts from the non-governmental sector, including the Rule of Law Initiative representative, to the selection committee. We thank Matej Stuška from O2 Slovakia for his dedication to representing the Rule of Law Initiative on the selection committee. You can check out the candidates' CVs, the recording of the public hearing, and the minutes here: https: ...

Jan 10
2023

CMS team advises buyer Karl Eugen Fischer on due diligence, contract negotiations and transfer of shares in cross-border transac

The CMS team handled the legal due diligence, the negotiation of the share purchase agreement, the settlement with the banks involved and the subsequent transfer of the shares on behalf of the buyer. Oliver Werner, Managing Partner at CMS Slovakia and lead partner in the transaction, is delighted with the successful conclusion of the contract negotiations: “As a global market leader, our clie ...

Jan 09
2023

AmCham Policy Update - January 2023

Digital CommitteeOn December 13, AmCham Slovakia brought together all relevant stakeholders from the public sphere, business environment, NGOs and research in the area of digitalization in Slovakia. We identified the major barriers preventing a successful digital transformation of Slovakia: lack of trust between public authorities and other stakeholders, fragmented communication about strategi ...

Jan 05
2023

AmCham in the Media - January 2023

On December 2 and 5, several news outlets (e.g. the printed daily Hospodarske noviny, weekly Trend, Radio Express, online outlets: hnonline.sk, trend.sk, TASR, rtvs.sk, etc.) shared articles based on our joint press conference with biggest employers‘ associations criticizing the most disturbing proposals debated in the Parliament, including the Draft Act on Special Levy on Regulated Sectors. G ...

Jan 04
2023

AmCham in media: Let's not wait for leaders, democracy must raise them

Enjoy the article here: https://bit.ly/3WHQxyp

Jan 13
2023

Work and life connections

How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted your professional and personal life? (JD) I always believed that we are more flexible and adaptable than we think, but it still surprised me how disciplined people were and how quickly we adjusted to the “Covid way of living.” It was an intense learning period from all aspects. In work we discovered that we could manage most of our discussions and decisi ...

Jan 10
2023

New legislation for businesses

Changes in the HR and payroll areaMEAL ALLOWANCE Due to high inflation, as of January 2023, there will be another increase in the meal allowance, which is derived from the amount of the domestic travel rates which will be as follows: € 6.80 – time zone 5 to 12 hours,€ 10.10 – time zone 12 to 18 hours,€ 15.30 – over 18 hours.Based on that, following amounts will apply : maximum value of the mea ...

Jan 10
2023

Slovak Immigration Law: Current status and challenges for 2023

Legislative changes – introduced in connection with the COVID-19 and the Ukraine situation COVID-19 situation – Law No. 73/2020 Coll. (effective from 9 April 2020) The government declared an extraordinary situation in connection with the pandemic in March 2020, which is still in place. It had a significant impact on the procedures and deadlines that fall under the scope of the Immigration Law. ...

Jan 10
2023

Affirmative action in the Slovak labor market

In order to balance the proven inequalities, the national and European legislation introduced a concept of the so called affirmative actions. Affirmative action is based on the idea that not everyone has the same opportunities to get an education or a job, not due to their own fault, but because of belonging to a certain long-term disadvantaged group. Affirmative action is about creating equa ...

Jan 10
2023

Labor code: Employee protection

The amendment to the Labor Code transposes into the Slovak legal order two directives of the European Parliament and the Council (EU) on transparent and predictable working conditions in the European Union and on the balance between the work and private life of parents and persons with caring responsibilities. Transition to another form of employment One of the changes related to the above-me ...

Jan 10
2023

ESG changes to the labor code

The amendment to the Labor Code transposed into Slovak law the Directive on Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions in the European Union and the Directive on Work-Life Balance for Parents and Persons with Caring Responsibilities. As part of their ESG programs, besides risk governance, compliance and ethics, employers are increasingly also addressing issues such as transparency, fair ...

Jan 10
2023

Data-based HR key in uncertain times

Today it is essential for HR leaders to collect, evaluate and act on the basis of data. The turbulent period creates a market without precedents, so it is not possible to rely on the right decisions based on experience or feelings. On the contrary, a set of data measured through KPI’s or data provided from the market could be used for predicting market and global trends or for creating various ...

Jan 10
2023

HR in the post-pandemic era

Has the “new normal” already settled in, or is it still something that is only taking shape? (ZH) Dell has been a leader in the implementation of Connected Workplace and Remote working policies. The pandemic situation speeded up the implementation of remote working for teams which were supposed to work from the office from a technical perspective (internal sales) and also for those team membe ...

Jan 10
2023

Slovak economy: goals for the next decade

WHAT SHOULD BE THE GOALS FOR THE SLOVAK ECONOMY IN THE NEXT TEN YEARS? ĽUBICA GUBOVÁ - Country Lead VISA pre SlovenskoEconomic recovery after the pandemic can be accelerated if governments actively consider digitization at all levels. From our point of view specifically, digital payments can play a key role in areas such as disbursements, data, tourism, urban mobility, and public administrati ...

Jan 10
2023

My lessons from 2022

Literature as Ariadne’s thread for the contemporary world Although our contemporary politicians hardly realize it, true statesmanship can hardly be successfully practiced without a certain level of literary overview and knowledge. As the American diplomat and author Charles Hill states in his book ‘Grand Strategies’, decisions in diplomacy and politics have to be made before all the facts are ...

Jan 10
2023

Leading with empathy

Leader of the minorities’ right movement delivered a radical speech at yesterday’s demonstration. Leader of one of the world’s largest technological companies has donated half of her wealth to the poor people of Africa. But what makes a person a leader? A leader is the person in charge, the one who makes decisions which make a difference. It is the guy or the girl who runs the show, mostly th ...

Jan 10
2023

The unique recipe of each company

Why is company culture important? You can imagine corporate culture as the “unique recipe with its own ingredients” of each company. Culture creates the spirit of the company or, in other words, it is the DNA of every company, thanks to which the company functions on the interpersonal level, not only internally, but also towards its customers. It is the way employees perceive the work they do. ...