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|Commonwealth Business Mixer||Thu 13 Oct 2016|
|Canadian Thanksgiving Dinner||Fri 21 Oct 2016|
The Canadian Chamber in the Czech Republic
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic is here to help its members expand their businesses in the Czech Republic, through its numerous business and social events and multiple networking opportunities.
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We would like to invite you to the IoT EnvironHackathon Conference. This first event of its kind organized in the Czech Republic will take place in Ostrava on September 25 and will be focused on Internet of Things technologies and their potential for environmental protection and sustainable urban development. More information is available here.
Business opportunities for Czech exporters on the Canadian market
The Chamber worked together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic in organizing a seminar on the opportunities available to Czech exporters on the Canadian market. The 2 March event was opened by Martin Tlapa, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs; detailed presentations were offered by Josef Dvořáček, Commercial Counsellor of the Czech Embassy in Ottawa, and Jerry Jelinek, Director of the CzechTrade Office in Calgary. Alexandra Brabcová introduced the Chamber and Administrative Board Member Marek Hencl was one of the panelists representing the business community.
Electronic Travel Authorization
Leniency period for Canada's new Electronic Travel Authorization extended until November 9.
Next Business Mission to Canada
The Czech Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic organises a Business Mission to Canada focusing primarily on health care, medical technologies and environment sectors from 10 to 14 October 2016. The mission accompanies a visit to Canada by Miloslav Stašek, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, and includes business-related events in Toronto and Waterloo/Kitchener. The participation fee of 1.588,- EUR or 42.900,- Kč covers a Prague-Toronto return ticket, three-star hotel accommodation including breakfast and a share of the costs of the organisation.
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Economy and investment news
On September 5, 2016, the Czech Republic’s government approved the statutory definition of the upper limit of the retirement age at 65 years. The change will concern everyone born after 1965, said Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (ČSSD). The bill makes it possible to introduce later changes in this limit so that people spend one fourth of their life in retirement pension. Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Michaela Marksová (ČSSD) said even this limit was too high for certain professions. A draft law reflecting the difficulty of selected professions is under preparation now, she added...
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Welcome to our website!
Dear Members and Friends of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic,
The Board of Directors and Chamber staff are committed to organising events which will provide our membership with an effective platform for business and social networking and entertainment.
I am prepared to help our members introduce their business actvivites and, further, to connect them with potentional business partners within our Chamber. As well I am open to discussing ideas and suggestions which can increase the attractivness of the Chamber to its members.