Date: 20/10/2016

Fifteen Years of Leading Change in Serbia

American Chamber of Commerce, a leading independent business association in Serbia with around 200 members, including the most successful American, international and local companies, has celebrated fifteen years of engagement in improving the business environment in Serbia.

On the occasion of celebrating the fifteenth anniversary at the Crowne Plaza hotel, a gala dinner was organized for member companies and Government representatives, the diplomatic corps, the media and partners who support the continuing work of AmCham in promoting competition, transparency and free enterprise as key business values.

I am proud of the fact that the American Chamber of Commerce has been a leader in change for fifteen years, and with continuous cooperation with Government of the Republic of Serbia influencing the creation of strategies, laws and policies that improve he regulatory framework and encourage better results in the business market and create more jobs,” said Zoran Petrović President of the Board of Governors of AmCham. ”We will continue to be leaders of change, create more good ideas, give constant support to companies and contribute to improving the business climate in Serbia,“ he emphasized.

AmCham has once again unequivocally confirmed its commitment to improving the educational system as one of the most important preconditions for further development of Serbian society and the economy. Marking the fifteenth anniversary of its establishment, AmCham Board decided to donate a symbolic sum of $15,000 to the Mathematical Grammar School to enable the most talented students and future leaders to travel to the most prestigious world competitions.

The ceremony was attended by American Ambassador to Serbia Kyle Scott, Minister of Public Administration and Local Self-Government Ana Brnabić, Minister of Mining and Energy Aleksandar Antić, state secretaries, partner organizations and the media.