how was September at BritCham? Let's look back together at the events of the past month and look forward to upcoming activities.
- On September 27, the Annual General Meeting of BritCham took place. How did the election of the new Board of Directors go?
- Change of BritCham´s registered office
- BritCham British Breakfast, the first and unique
- Golftrophy 2022 in the Sedín Golf Resort
- September Speed Business Meeting at the Lindner Hotel
- Welcome Adecco Slovakia, our new member
- Seminars organized by the British government on the subject of mandatory labelling for the UK market (UKCA)
- Calendar of upcoming events
|A new BritCham Board of Directors was elected at the Annual General Meeting|
The Annual General Meeting of the British Chamber of Commerce in the Slovak Republic ("BCC SR") took place on September 27, 2022, at the LOFT Hotel, Štefánikova 4, Bratislava, with the participation of His Majesty’s Ambassador to Slovakia & Honorary President of the British Chamber of Commerce in the Slovak Republic, Mr Nigel Baker.
The Annual General Meeting, which was attended by 33 BritCham members in person or via an online stream, by a majority of votes approved the Annual Report for 2021, the Budget for 2022 and the Financial Report for 2021. The Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of BCC SR, Miroslava Remenárová, presented the activities and intentions of the Chamber and informed the attendees of activities carried out in 2021. The Ambassador of the United Kingdom, Nigel Baker spoke about the important position of the Chamber, its stable position and its good name within the Slovak business environment. He assured those present of the support and ongoing cooperation from the British Embassy.
The BritCham members present elected seven members of the new Board of Directors out of eight candidates.
- Miroslava Remenárová, the Chairwoman of the Board of Directors, Jaguar Land Rover
- Tatiana Hargašová, the Vice-Chairwoman of the Board of Directors, KPMG
- Martina Slabejová, the Vice-Chairwoman of the Board of Directors, HB Reavis
- Veronika Bush, a member of the Board of Directors, Tesco Slovakia
- Karen Eastwood, a member of the Board of Directors, British International School of Bratislava
- Lucia Raimanová, a member of the Board of Directors, Allen & Overy
- Eduard Sattler, a member of the Board of Directors, Vojčík & Partners
We congratulate the newly elected members of the Board of Directors; we wish them a lot of creative energy and look forward to working together.
We also thank you, our members, for your participation, whether in person or online. You have created a pleasant and stimulating atmosphere. We appreciate your support and look forward to our future cooperation.
Special thanks to Matúš Franko
and Nina Gašparíková
from the Bratislava branch of Squire Patton Boggs
for their legal advice and support during voting and the election process.
|We have a new postal address, it's official|
We will be happy to welcome you in person at the HubHub coworking, which became our new workplace some time ago.
Our new correspondence address & registered office is:
British Chamber of Commerce in the Slovak Republic
HubHub Coworking, Twin City C
Mlynské Nivy 7816/16
821 09 Bratislava
We are very grateful to Maroš Ožvald
from the law firm BRICHTA & PARTNERS
for his professional support and bottomless patience.
|The first BritCham British Breakfast|
- Žaneta Kúdelová, the Executive Director of BritCham thanks the sponsors of the event, on the left: Patrik Muhár, General Manager at G4S, on the right: Ľubomír Belica, CEO at Getbid.
- Miroslava Remenárová, the Chairwoman of the BritCham Board of Directors and Nigel Baker, HM Ambassador to Slovakia & Honorary President of BritCham
We are delighted to have been able to organize our first British Breakfast thanks to the kind sponsorship of our patron members, G4S and Getbid. Thanks also to our Honorary President, HM Ambassador to Slovakia & Honorary President of BritCham, Nigel Baker, for his opening speech.
Miroslava Remenárová, the president of BOK SR, emphasized in her speech how important it is to meet in person and create new, inspiring connections between people and companies.
The event took place in an informal club atmosphere with delicious food, which was enhanced by the premises of the Loft
Hotel. We are very grateful to all participants for their positive attitude, and we look forward to other similarly pleasant meetings.
If we have just inspired you and you are interested in becoming a sponsor of a similar event, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
The weather was kind to this year's Golftrophy 2022 tournament. Beautiful sunny weather guaranteed enjoyment of the game. The traditional event was organized by ChamCham, the informal association of chambers of commerce operating in Slovakia, in the Sedín golf resort on September 23, 2022.
The popular networking event organized by ChamCham took place on September 28, 2022, at the Lindner Hotel. For those of you who are looking for new contacts and business opportunities, this event is the ideal platform. We will inform you about the next Speed Business Meeting in good time.
Export forum - a unique opportunity to discuss the needs of Slovak exporters with top representatives of the state.
The Export Forum is a platform of economic diplomacy to discuss the setting, priorities and tools of Slovakia's export policy. It offers entrepreneurs direct contact with economic diplomats and other actors of the state administration. It is a place of presentation and provision of pro-export services.
Miroslava Remenárová, the Chairwoman of the BritCham Board of Directors and Corporate Affairs Manager at Jaguar Land Rover Slovakia, also spoke in the panel discussion on the topic of New trends and challenges of the automotive industry.
At the end of the event, successful Slovak exporting companies were awarded for their extraordinary contribution in promoting the interests of the Slovak Republic and cooperation in the field of economic diplomacy.
|We are still growing! Welcome Adecco Slovakia in our BritCham family.|
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|Calendar of upcoming events|
|Slovak Industry VISION Day|
|What are the Visions of Slovak Industry 5.0?|
|Nov 24, 2022|
(9:00 AM - 6:00 PM) (GMT+1)
|X-bionic ® sphere Šamorín|
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The next newsletter will be published in mid-November 2022.
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