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Dear members and friends,

I am pleased to share with you information on the Chamber's activities targeted at our members and supporters to help you reach out for new business connections, and stay in touch with your business counterparts.  More over, in cooperation with our partners, we have prepared several events for business professionals to improve soft skills, share best practices and inspiring ideas that will be addressed by  top entrepreneurs from across the World  - the events you can now register for.

On top of that, let me introduce you our new Chamber coordinator, Ms Alena Pálinská who joined our team lately, and will coordinate all the activities related to your membership.

Alena completed her studies in international relations and European studies at the Central European University in Budapest with a focus on international economic relations, investment and trade in the Central European region. She has gained work experience in communication, account and event management in Slovakia as well as abroad.

Prior to joining the British Chamber of Commerce, Alena worked as a coordinator of the Network of Independent Fiscal Institutions operating in the EU (EUIFIs), she was responsible for ensuring effective communication with and between members as well as for external communication and event management. She also worked for the Slovak Business Agency, national agency for development of small and medium sized enterprises.

We all wish her success in her new role with the British Chamber of Commerce.

Yours faithfully,

Denisa Brighton
Executive Director
British Chamber of Commerce in the Slovak Republic

UPCOMING EVENTS
 
SAVE THE DATE:
Košice Business Get-Together
March 30th, 2017
You are cordially invited to join
our Spring Business Get-Together in Košice.
Venue: Hotel Yasmin, Košice
from 18.00- 21:00


Registration

We are happy to announce that
H.M. Ambassador Mr Andrew Garth
has confirmed his participation at the event.


Please note the date has been changed
from March 8th to March 30th.



            

 
EVENT Partnership Opportunity
This event offers you a unique opportunity to stand out from the crowd and promote your brand & company towards business community. If you wish to hear about sponsorship opportunities and a marketing package we offer with this event partnership, please contact us as soon as possible.
 
 
INVITATION:
Roaring Thursday Event
March 2nd, 2017
The Austro British, Swedish Chambers of Commerce and Hilton Plaza hotel are inviting you to the Roaring Thursday Event 

Have a drink & network with The Austro British Chamber of Commerce in Austria! The members of the Finnish-Austrian Economic Forum, French Chamber of Commerce, American Chamber of Commerce and The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) are also going to be there!

Venue: the Hilton Plaza on Schottenring, Vienna
Date: March 2nd, 2017, from 18.00


       
 
INVITATION
Focus on employer´s obligations
March 14th, 2017

We warmly invite you to join a business breakfast where we will discuss obligations prescribed by selected countries in the posting of workers as failure to comply with them may be associated with high penalties. 


Venue: Hotel Falkensteiner, Palárikova 5, Bratislava
Date: March 14th, 2017 (Tuesday) at 9:00AM;

registration from 8:30AM

Registration deadline: March 10th, 2017 (Friday)

Register now
 

            
 
British Business Tuesdays:
Module 2: Unlock My and Team Potential
March 21st, 2017
 
We bring you a fantastic opportunity to improve your management skills in collaboration with the Inspired Business Club and Inspired College from the UK.
 
In the second module to be held in March, you will be given a great interactive training on how you can grow into a better leader, and how to have happy and efficient teams with ability to achieve great results. We will look at ways how to make better connection with customers and know what they need.
British Business Coach of the Year Sukhi Wahiwala will teach you how to utilize a personal profile tool DISC which can be used to improve work productivity, teamwork and business communication. It will help you understand both your own and identify other people's behavioural differences.

Register now
Please see the full training modules overview
.
 
The Business Blueprint Training I Module One
 
INVITATION:
NEWMATEC Automotive Conference
March 28-29th, 2017

 

You are invited to attend the largest automotive event in Slovakia organised by the Automotive Industry Association in the Slovak Republic.
You will get inspired by experts from: Volkswagen Slovakia ǀ PSA Groupe ǀ Joint Research Centre ǀ Faurecia ǀ Trexima and many others!


2017 Headline:
Actual and Future Trends in Automotive Industry
Venue: Hotel Partizan - Tale, Slovakia
Date: March 28th - 29th, 2017



Registration

Upcoming EVENTS Summary
Roaring Thursday
March 2nd, 2017

On behalf of the Austro British Chamber of Commerce in Vienna, we warmly invite you to join a networking event for business professionals in Vienna.
 

Innovative Concept in Cost Control
March 14th, 2017 

A  special event targeted at entrepreneurs interested in the effective cost management of their businesses.
By invitation only

 

Business Breakfast: Focus on Employers' Obligations
March 14th, 2017 

The business breakfast event  will create a platform to discuss obligations prescribed by selected countries in the posting of workers. 
More information


Festival of English Speaking Theatre
March 16-17th, 2017 


Time for culture! You are more than welcome to visit the second year of the International Festival of English Speaking Theatre taking place at V Club in Bratislava!  
More information

 
Business Breakfast Tuesdays
Module 2: Unlock My and Team Potential (DISC)

March 21st, 2017 



The British Chamber of Commerce brings you a fantastic opportunity to improve your management skills in collaboration with the Inspired Business Club and Inspired College from the UK.
More information 

 
Newmatec Automotive Conference
March 28-29th, 2017



On behalf of the Automotive Association in the Slovak republic, you are invited to attend the largest Automotive Conference - Newmatec 2017, taking place in Slovakia. This year´s programme will focus on Actual and future trends in automotive industry presentations. 10% discount for our members applies, please contact us to obtain a special code.
More information
 
SAVE THE DATE
Spring Business Get-Together

March 30th, 2017 in Košice


In collaboration with the British Embassy in the Slovak Republic and selected local stakeholders, we are looking forward to seeing you at our upcoming wider business community event- Spring Business Get-together which will take place in hotel Yasmin in Košice on 30th March.
Our honoured guest: HM Ambassador Mr Andrew Garth
More information

 
SAVE THE DATE
World of Tomorrow

April 20th, 2017 in Bratislava



The Business Forum "World of Tomorrow" is offering something brand new -
technologies and the world in the next two decades, future of communication, strategies for success and leadership of the future.

Thoughts and ideas previously addressed only in Brussels, New York, Helsinki, Berlin, London, Cape Town or Singapore will be shared with entrepreneurs in Bratislava for the first time. Moreover, two keynote speakers from Great Britain will be heard at this Business Forum too!
More information
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY
The BCCSR Spring Business Get-Together 
Business Networking Event
March 30th, 2017
Hotel Yasmin, Košice



Interested in sponsorship
TRADE SUPPORT

UK Trade support visits

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Our Trade Team continues to strengthen links with Slovak companies to help British businesses in their export activities. They promote Slovakia and CEE as a great business region for UK entrepreneurs interested in exporting.
For advice and guidance on doing business in Slovakia, please contact our Trade Team on tradeteam@bsbc.sk.


Recent testimonials

"Our British client, manufacturer of infrared heaters, was very happy with the service that you provided and are currently in talks with two companies in country. Much appreciated."
Marion Doherty MIEx, | International Trade Adviser | Black Country 

"The Chamber has provided an excellent service and delivered within budget and timeframe what was agreed from the outset. I would have no hesitation using the service again and in fact I have already recommended the service to several of my partner companies."
Alan Talbot | Director, Eesti Consulting

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British Slovak Business Centre
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