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American Southeast Europe Chamber of Commerce Newsletter

May, 2013

In This Issue
AmSECC Events showcase
Regional News
Quick Links
May AMSECC Events

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Upcoming Partner Events
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
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Friday, June 21, 2013
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
2nd Annual PPP in Turkey Forum, Istanbul, Turkey

We at AmSECC have had a number of successful events in 2013 and we have welcomed new members. We are very excited about our partnership with The Chicago Council of Global Affairs. In this newsletter we highlight our past and upcoming events, as well as new members. 

This Thursday afternoon, May 23, AmSECC is partnering with the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce to present “Understanding the European Market(s) – Mega Trends to Follow” held at Mesirow Financial offices, 4th floor, 353 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60601. We encourage you to attend, make new acquaintances and enjoy the outstanding presentations.

Other upcoming events not to miss -June 12, 2013, “3rd Southeast Europe PPP Infrastructure Forum” in Zagreb, Croatia, and on June 21, 2013 the “3rd Turkey Private Equity & Venture Capital Summit” in Istanbul, Turkey.

Finally, please be aware that AmSECC wants to partner with you, your company, and your community.  Please contact us to learn more about how we can work together to make new connections, increase business exposure, and promote Southeast European business and cultural events.



Igor Jokanovic
Board President and Founding Member, AmSECC
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AmSECC Event Showcase

AmSECC was honored to participate with The Chicago Council On Global Affairs as co-sponsor in welcoming Martin Donnely, Permanent Secretary, United Kingdom Department for Business, Innovation and Skills in Chicago, on April 12, 2013. More infohere.

Barcito Networking Event

On May 1, 2013 AmSECC had a great spring kick-off and networking event in partnership with Barcito.         

More info here.  

Regional News

Austrian Airlines Resumes Service to Chicago O’Hare Airport

Chicago Business Journal — 05/17/13 

A lot has happened in the past five years. That includes enough good things to prompt Austrian Airlines to resume nonstop service five days a week [Read more…]     


U.S. software producer Oracle will invest approximately EUR 100 million in Romania — 05/14/13

U.S. software producer Oracle invests approximately EUR 100 million in Romania, said Dan Sova, delegate minister for infrastructure projects of national interest and foreign investments. [ Read more…


Starting from Scratch: Supporting Small and Medium Enterprises from the Ground Up in Bosnia and Herzegovina 

World Bank — 03/08/13

Altijana Dzombic owns a small bakery in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BH). This bakery, which started as an idea in 2004, has grown into a thriving small business which now employs 26 people.  [Read more…

Construction of the first green energy efficient school in Eastern Europe to begin this summer in Nis, Serbia — 05/20/13

MIFIMI Energy Ltd., with the official support of The City of Nis, has conceived original solutions for what will be the first green energy efficient school in Eastern Europe and among the first schools of this kind in the world.