Dear Members, Partners, and Friends,
After the quietness of Khmer New Year holidays, our calendar has become hectic once again, first with a highly attended networking event on 29 April and with much more to come before Summer.
On 29 May, we will also host a very special EU-ASEAN networking night organized to welcome a delegation of European companies visiting Cambodia at the invitation of our partner, the EU-ASEAN Business Council. As we are celebrating Europe Day on 5th of May, it will be the perfect occasion to bring together the European, Cambodian and ASEAN business communities based in Cambodia. Please join and use this very special event to expand your network!
Finally, the EuroCham team joins me in presenting our humble wishes to His Majesty the King, whose auspicious birthday will be celebrated by the Cambodian people on the 14th of May.
On 26 April 2019 at Le Bouchon Wine Bar, we hosted an exclusive networking event with fellow EuroCham members, partners, and friends. Participants enjoyed a wide variety of drinks and canapes while discussing and expanding their network and there was a special lottery prize for the occasion! We would like to thank all participants and our Gold Sponsors: J Trust Bank and Alila Villas Cambodia. View Photos!
On 11 April 2019 at Himawari Hotel, EuroCham in association with the Southeast Asia IPR SME Helpdesk hosted an insightful breakfast talk on "Intellectual Property Protection and Commercialization"; featuring guest speaker Dr. PHIN Sovath, Practice Leader of Intellectual Property and co-Leader for Corporate, M&A, Litigation and Dispute Resolution at Bun & Associates, and External Expert for the Southeast Asia IPR SME Helpdesk. The talk was well received and interactive as participants gained an overview of the legal framework for intellectual property in Cambodia, as well as the recent developments in the areas of copyright, trademark etc. View photos!
On the 2 May 2019, our members Socfin, Grandis Timber and Coca-Cola joined our latest Career Talk at the Royal University of Agriculture, a student and industry meet-up co-organized with our partner AUF. During a two hours interactive session, the speakers shared their work experience, current trends and professional opportunities within the sector while students had the opportunity to engage them and discuss career paths during a Q&A session.
Many thanks to our partner AUF for co-organizing the event, to our sponsor Coca-Cola, the participating Members, and to the Royal University of Agriculture for hosting this meaningful event!
Take a look at the EuroCham Year in Review 2018 report that we’ve put together for you! This magazine-style report gives you insights into EuroCham's activities in 2018 and our plans for 2019. We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we did preparing it for you!
EuroCham Cambodia is proud to present to you the 4th edition of our landmark Real Estate and Construction Forum 2019 on 31 May 2019 at Raffles Hotel Le Royal.
The Forum will bring you a full day industry-specific discussions, informative debates and expert insights. Panel discussions will bring together the most experienced professionals from the private sector and high-level officials from the Royal Government to discuss topics vital to the industry. Each panel will be followed by a Q&A session allowing the audience to directly engage with all speakers.
Join us for our landmark Real Estate and Construction Forum 2019 and gain a competitive edge above others in this sector. Register Today!
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This month on 29 May 2019, EuroCham Cambodia is holding a major networking event to welcome a delegation of European companies brought to Cambodia by our partner the EU-ASEAN Business Council. This networking event will not only provide you the opportunity to meet with EuroCham's 340+ members, but also to connect with representatives of visiting European companies as well as with business executives from Cambodia and ASEAN countries, and expand your business with potential clients. On that day, create new business connections with some of the most influential people and leading local employers, and meet new counterparts from Europe and ASEAN. There will also be refreshing drinks and a free flow of canapés.
We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting the second edition of our Siem Reap Tax Forum this year on 7 June 2019 at Sokha Angkor Resort. Among EuroCham Cambodia's most insightful event, this forum will this time again be presided over by H.E Mr. Kong Vibol, Delegate of the Royal Government in charge as Director-General of the General Department of Taxation. This time again, we will bring together the leading tax professionals in the country as well as high level officials from the General Department of Taxation (GDT) to discuss Cambodia’s tax regulations and compliance issues, paying special attention to Siem Reap taxpayers. Save the date and register now to attend EuroCham's most popular forum of the year! Register Today!
On 9 May 2019 at Raffles Hotel Le Royal, EuroCham is hosting a Breakfast Talk on "Tax Audit" where the primarily focus will be on the updates of Prakas 270 “On Tax Audits” that was issued by the Ministry of Economy and Finance on the 13th March 2019. This Prakas's intention was to simplify the tax audit process and clearly outline the rights and obligations of both taxpayers and the tax administration.
In this Breakfast Talk, we will have a panel of experts comprising of some of the leading tax professionals in Cambodia who will cover the following topics: the different types of Tax Audit and what they cover, changes to the statute of limitations for tax audit, updates on changes to penalties and interest and Updates on the tax audit process. Register Today!
EuroCham Cambodia is hosting its brand new Professional Training Courses in "Sales and Management" on 9 and 10 May 2019 (choose one date), where our expert trainer, Mr. Laurent Notin, will train and mentor you to excel at your sales game.
This will be a single full-day course where Laurent will conduct an interactive training course for participants so that you can be a master in your sales field. Some of the topics you will be addressing in this training course are how to generate more revenue, how to make your offer meet the real customers’ demand, how do you sell the right product/service or are you selling for the sake of selling, how to tap all sales opportunities, and how to be more confident in yourself/product/service to improve your ability to sell.
EuroCham is delighted to present the first edition of the CSR Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony at Sofitel Phnom Penh on 13 June 2019.
This exclusive night will highlight the Corporate Social Responsibility achievements of the 17 nominees and present 5 awards to the winners of the first edition of the EuroCham CSR Contest at glamorous gala dinner gathering distinguished guests from the government, business community and foreign diplomacy. Be the first to book and secure seats or a table for your company at our early bird discount price.
For more information about the CSR Contest and to see the nominees, check our website Here!
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Requesting all members to fill out the Business Confidence Survey
EuroCham is currently in the process of working on our 2019 Business Confidence Survey and we would like to request our members for their support in filling out the survey. The Survey results will be reported on a 100% anonymous basis, and we invite you to kindly participate in this survey. The survey should take no more than 10 minutes to complete. Responses from each business unit are welcomed and encouraged. The results of the Survey will be made available to members and the public. Click here to take the survey. Find the results of the previous survey here.
- April 03 - EuroCham Annual General Meeting
- April 03 - Real Estate and Construction Executive Committee meeting
- April 04 - ICT Committee meeting
- April 04 - EuroCham joins the National Commercial Arbitration Center board meeting
- April 04 - EuroCham welcomes the Ministry of Environment and UNDP Cambodia to talk about energy and climate change
- April 04 - EuroCham welcomes the Dutch Embassy Regional Advisor
- April 05 - Healthcare Committee meeting
- April 08 - Tax Committee meeting
- April 10 - EuroCham meets Calmette Hospital about the Real Estate and Construction Forum
- April 10 - EuroCham meets the Ministry of Land Management Urban Planning and Construction about the Cambodia Property Awards 2019
- April 11 - EuroCham Breakfast Talk on Intellectual Property Rights
- April 18 - EuroCham meets the Meta House (the German Cambodian Cultural Center)
- April 19 - Green Biz Committee executives welcomes the Global Environment Strategies to talk about Plastic Waste Issues and Solutions in Cambodia
- April 23 - Tax Committee meeting
- April 25 - EuroCham welcomes the International Trademark Association (INTA)
- April 25 - EuroCham attends a workshop on Request Process for Advance Ruling at the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce
- April 26 - EuroCham meets the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) and the Asian Development Bank on Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Forum preparation
- April 26 - EuroCham networking event at Le Bouchon
- April 29 - EuroCham joins in a consultation meeting and presentation of World Bank report about Resurgent East Asia: Navigating a Changing World at the Ministry of Economy and Finance
- April 30 - EuroCham meets the Secretary of State of the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction about Real Estate and Construction Forum