Czech delegation at the SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington

On June 20 – 22, 2018, U.S. Commercial Service Prague and the Central Bohemia Government jointly led a delegation to fifth SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington, D.C. This was the first delegation of Czech companies to attend the Summit.  During the event, delegates had the opportunity to learn about the U.S. investment climate and to ...
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Johnson & Johnson New Offices Inauguration in Prague

On June 12, 2018, U.S. Ambassador Steven B. King delivered congratulatory remarks at the official opening of the new Johnson & Johnson office in Jinonice.  Ms. Erin Champlin, Vice President, Johnson & Johnson Global Services, was the featured speaker at the opening ceremony which attracted Czech and international officials, community representatives as well as Johnson ...
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Seminar: Role of Beta-Glucan in Human and Animal Health

Commercial Counselor Helen L. Peterson opened a seminar “Role of Beta-glucan in human and animal health”. The presentation was delivered by Dr. Vaclav Vetvicka, Ph.D. Mr. Vetvicka is a professor at the University of Louisville, Kentucky; a president of International Society for Glucan Research (ISGR); and co-author of more than 150 original papers, several review ...
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Keller Williams, a New U.S. Real Estate Company Enters the Czech Market

U.S. Ambassador Steve King participated in the launch of Keller Williams Czech Republic , a new U.S. real estate company entering the Czech market. Keller Williams Czech Republic is a master franchisor of Keller Williams International. Around 150 real estate professionals and other guests participated in the launch event that was held at the residence of the U.S. Ambassador ...
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Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary David de Falco Visits Prague

On May 10–11, U.S. Department of Commerce Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary David de Falco visited Prague to take part in the 4th round of the U.S.-Czech Economic and Commercial Dialogue that was originally launched in 2010. The topics focused on business development and trade promotion – mainly in the areas of energy, aerospace, digital economy ...
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Commercial Service To Introduce American Publishers at Book World Prague 2018

Commercial Service Prague will introduce American publishers to the Czech market at Book World Prague 2018 on May 10—13. The U.S. companies are seeking Czech partners interested in publishing the American books in the Czech language. Representatives from CS Prague will be available at the Fair’s Business Center for business discussions. List of participating American ...
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Whitford Corporation Introduces Fluoropolymer Coatings to the Czech Market

On April 10, U.S. Ambassador Steve King opened a seminar organized by Whitford Corporation to introduce the company’s fluoropolymer coatings to the Czech market. The Ambassador also welcomed the company’s new collaborative venture with the University of West Bohemia. Whitford Corporation’s Stephen Butler, Global Business Director, and Petr Kavalíř, Vice Director, University of West Bohemia ...
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Commercial Service to Introduce U.S. Pet Products at FOR PETS Fair in Prague

U.S. Embassy Commercial Service Prague Specialist Veronika Novakova will introduce new trends in the U.S. pet products market at the FOR PETS fair at Prague Letnany. The presentation is targeted at Czech importers and distributors. U.S. companies seeking partners for the Czech market will also be introduced during the presentation. To register for the presentation please send ...
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U.S. Commercial Service brings business mission of U.S. “Smart Cities” companies

From March 14 – 16, 2018, U.S. Commercial Service Prague worked with the Business Council  for International Understanding (BCIU) to bring to Prague a unique business mission of  U.S. companies active in Smart Cities arena. Five U.S. companies – Mastercard, Microsoft, Viasat, Visa, Winncom Technologies – participated in the mission. Mission participants had an opportunity ...
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U.S. Commercial Service to Introduce U.S. Toys & Games at FOR TOYS Fair

U.S. Embassy Prague Commercial Service Specialist Veronika Novakova will introduce on October 19 new trends in the U.S. toys & games products market at the FOR TOYS fair at Prague Letnany. The presentation will be of interest to Czech importers and distributors. U.S. companies seeking partners for the Czech market will also be introduced during ...
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U.S. Commercial Service to Introduce U.S. HORECA Trends

U.S. Embassy Commercial Service Prague Specialist Veronika Novakova will introduce new trends in the U.S. HORECA products market at the FOR GASTRO & HOTEL fair at Prague Letnany. The presentation will be of interest to Czech importers and distributors. U.S. companies seeking partners for the Czech market will also be introduced during the presentation. U.S. ...
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Visit U.S. Commercial Service booth at World of Beauty and Spa Prague

Seven U.S. cosmetics brands are seeking Czech importers/distributors for their products during World of Beauty and Spa Letňany on September 8 – 9, 2017. Come to booth B66 to see what these U.S. companies have to offer: BROCK BEAUTY Company representatives from Brock Beauty a www.hairfinity.com  will be at the show to discuss opportunities with potential Czech partners. ...
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Commercial Counselor Visits Technology Center Pisek

On Monday, June 26, U.S. Embassy Prague Commercial Counselor Helen Peterson, Commercial Specialist (CS) Luda Taylor and CzechInvest representative Eva Bartonova visited Technology Center Pisek (TCP) to learn about the city of Pisek Smart Cities platform that includes Cloud Services and the Internet of Things (IOT) technologies. TCP, an leading-edge Czech advanced technology center, supports ...
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Chargé Adams-Smith at Rockwell Automation’s New Office Grand Opening

Charge d’Affaires Kelly Adams-Smith participated on May 10 in the grand opening of the new Rockwell Automation Headquarters & Customer Training and Research & Development Center in Prague. The ceremony was opened by Rockwell President and CEO Blake Moret and Thomas Donato, President of EMEA. In her remarks, Ms. Adams-Smith noted: “Congratulations, Rockwell Automation’s success ...
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Commercial Service To Introduce American Publishers at Book World Prague 2017

Commercial Service Prague will introduce American publishers to the Czech market at Book World Prague 2017  on May 11-14. The U.S. companies are seeking Czech partners interested in publishing the American books in the Czech language. Representatives from CS Prague will be available at the Fair’s Business Center for business discussions. List of participating American publishers (additional publishers will ...
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U.S. Commercial Service To Introduce American Companies at Hannover Messe

The U.S. Embassy Prague Commercial Service will be at Hannover Messe to introduce American companies to Czech partners. Hannover Messe offers a unique opportunity to establish contacts with American partners across a range of industries. U.S. companies will be looking for distributors and agents as well as research and technology (R&T) partners for the Czech ...
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Embassy Co-Organizes Seminar about Doing Business in Texas

The “Doing Business in the USA:  Focus State: Texas” seminar, for Czech businesses, was held on March 27, 2017.  The seminar included presentations on business methods and trends in the Czech Republic and the U.S.  Investing in the U.S. was a featured topic and highlighted the high-profile SelectUSA Investment Summit that will be held from June 18-20, 2017 ...
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Commercial Service to Present U.S. Pet Products at FOR PETS Fair in Prague

U.S. Embassy Commercial Service Prague Specialist Veronika Novakova will introduce new trends in the U.S. pet products market at the FOR PETS fair at Prague Letnany . The presentation is targeted at Czech importers and distributors. U.S. companies seeking partners for the Czech market will also be introduced during the presentation. Date/Location: April 7, 2017, from 11am in Room n.1 at Entrance Hall ...
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NYS Collection New York Eyewear Opens A New Kiosk in Prague

On March 3, 2017, U.S. Commercial Service representative Veronika Novakova attended the opening of the new NYS Collection New York Eyewear kiosk at OC Novy Smichov in Prague. NYS Collection offers the latest in today’s fashion eyewear. The company was founded in 1986 by two young entrepreneurs. Today NYS Collection sunglasses are sold in more ...
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Eiikon LLC Presentation on Healthcare Savings

On February 15, 2017, Joey Lawrence, Eiikon LLC CEO, conducted a seminar on identifying and implementing healthcare savings through international direct purchasing. Partner company Regulatory Compliance Associates representative Eric Januszewski complemented the Eiikon presentation with information on regulatory issues and certification in the U.S. market. Commercial Counselor Helen Peterson delivered opening remarks. Eiikon, LLC, is ...
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PlayWisely CEO Presents Unique Early Age Development Method in Prague

On May 19, Deputy Chief of Mission Steve Kashkett opened a seminar which featured PlayWisely’s early age child development system. Patty Hannan, PlayWisely founder and CEO, discussed the science behind the system with an audience of over fifty Czech pediatricians, teachers, patient groups’ representatives, and speech therapists. PlayWisely was introduced to the Czech market in ...
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Regulatory Compliance Associates Advises Czech Healthcare Companies

On April 13, 2016, Deputy Chief of Mission Steve Kashkett opened a seminar on regulatory and compliance procedures for Czech manufacturers presented by Regulatory Compliance Associates (RCA), and their partner company Eiikon LLC. Czech healthcare companies gained insights on how to navigate requirements for regulatory and FDA pathways and funding from EU initiatives as well ...
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American Universities Fair 2016 Will Present Sixteen Universities in Prague

The U.S. Department of Commerce will be leading the education trade mission to Prague, April 18, 2016. The mission will explore opportunities for international student recruitment and partnerships with higher education institutions in the Czech Republic. Almost 800 students from the Czech Republic currently attend U.S. colleges and universities. “I’m excited to introduce representatives from a diverse selection of ...
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Ambassador’s Wife Visits Honeywell CZ Laboratories in Brno

Tamar Newberger, wife of U.S. Ambassador Andrew Schapiro, visited Honeywell CZ laboratories in Brno (HTS) on March 7. As a software expert, scientist, and promoter of science and technology among young women, Ms. Newberger spoke about her career as a software engineer. She shared her experience of working with large corporations as well as with ...
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New SpaRitual Showroom Opens in Prague

On February 11, 2016, SpaRitual held the opening ceremony for their new showroom at the hotel Smaragd in Prague 5. U.S. Commercial Service representatives participated in the opening in support of the American company. “Slow Beauty for a Fast World” is the SpaRitual company philosophy behind their luxury range of multi-purpose vegan spa products and ...
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Try U.S. Cosmetics at the World of Beauty and Spa Fair in Prague!

U.S. Commercial Service Prague inaugurated the U.S. Beauty Brands Club in the Czech Republic at the Fall 2015 World of Beauty and Spa Fair. Information and short videos highlighting participating cosmetics brands can be found on U.S.Commercial Service Prague website . Are you interested in trying new and established U.S. beauty products? Visit the World of Beauty and Spa Prague Fair, at Letnany Fair Ground from March 11 – ...
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The United States Is the Partner Country at Hannover Messe 2016

The United States is the Official Partner Country at Hannover Messe 2016 , the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology. Due to the importance of this show, U.S. President Barack Obama will participate in the Opening Ceremonies with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. On this exceptional occasion, U.S. Embassy Prague’s Commercial Service will offer special business facilitation assistance to Czech businesses visiting ...
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UPS Cargo Flights Shows Potential Benefits of Mutual Czech-U.S. Trade

U.S. Ambassador Andrew Schapiro attended United Parcel Services’ (UPS) inauguration ceremony at Vaclav Havel Airport Prague on January 12, 2016, to mark the global logistics, freight, and supply chain services provider’s now daily cargo flights from Prague to its hub in Cologne, Germany. The Ambassador noted that “UPS is the first U.S. airline that operates ...
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Pfizer’s Financial Center in Prague Celebrates First Anniversary

American company Pfizer celebrated the first anniversary of the opening of its Global Financial Solution Centre in Prague. The company invested more than CZK 180 million in the center, where it currently employs 45 financial and accounting experts who provide services for five countries, namely the Czech Republic, Russia, Hungary, Poland and Greece. Pfizer has only ...
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Ambassador Schapiro Visits Johnson & Johnson Global Business Solutions Center

On October 27, 2015, Ambassador Andrew Schapiro visited Johnson & Johnson GBS Center in Prague. The Center supports finance, IT, HR and procurement functions for the EMEA region and it is one of only five Johnson & Johnson centers worldwide. It was founded in 2006 and employs almost 400 people, more than half of total ...
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Ambassador Schapiro Visits Procter & Gamble Rakona in Rakovnik

On November 20, 2015, Ambassador Andrew Schapiro visited Procter & Gamble Rakona in Rakovnik. The Ambassador was briefed on Procter & Gamble’s operations in the Czech Republic and had an opportunity to tour the factory. Procter & Gamble was one of the first U.S. companies to invest in the Czech Republic in 1991. With 550 ...
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USA Pavilions Present U.S. Food Products at Anuga Show 2015

The Foreign Agricultural Service representative at the U.S. Embassy in Prague participated in the world’s biggest food and beverage show “Anuga” in Cologne, Germany from October 10-13, 2015. Over 165 U.S. companies participated in seven USA Pavilions. USA Pavilions at Anuga featured a wide range of food products from across the United States, including nuts, dried beans and lentils, ...
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T-TIP

In June 2013, President Obama, European Council President Van Rompuy and European Commission President Barroso announced  that the United States and the European Union (EU) would launch negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) agreement. The T-TIP is intended to be an ambitious and comprehensive trade agreement that significantly expands trade and investment between the United States and the EU, increases economic growth, jobs, and international competitiveness, and addresses ...
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The Embassy Organizes “Taste of America” Promotion of U.S. High Value Products

The Agricultural Office of the U.S. Embassy held along with Makro Cash and Carry the “Taste of America”, a promotion of U.S. high value products (beef, scallops, barbecue sauces, wine, bourbon, and dried fruit and nuts) “ at a newly opened MAKRO Academy in Prague 5 – Stodulky on September 21, 2015. The U.S. Ambassador Andrew Schapiro opened the ...
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U.S. Products Attract Strong Interest at World of Beauty and Spa Prague

On September 4—5,  the U.S. Commercial Service organized its fourth catalog fair at the World of Beauty and Spa (WOBS) Prague. Six U.S. companies, representing ten brands, were seeking Czech distributors/partners.  Commercial Service Prague shared pavilion space with U.S. company Sybaritic that exhibited with their new Czech partner Rovite and introduced their products to the Czech market. ...
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U.S. Commercial Service Supports Central and Eastern European Healthcare Conference on e-Health

On June 8, Commercial Counselor Helen Peterson opened the Central and Eastern European Conference on e-health “Better Care, Connected Care!” in Prague. The conference was organized by U.S. company InterSystems. Key speakers from the United States included Paul Grabscheid, Intersystems Vice President for Strategic Planning; John P. Hoyt, HIMSS Analytics Vice President; and Harold Wolf ...
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Ambassador Schapiro Visits Rockwell Automation in Prague

On May 28, Ambassador Andrew Schapiro visited the Prague headquarters of Rockwell Automation including the Rockwell Research & Development (R&D) Center.  The Prague headquarters is responsible for the company’s business in the “Czech Cluster” (Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary) and “South East Europe” (Romania, Croatia, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Macedonia and Serbia). During his visit, the Ambassador ...
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MSD Opens 1.5 Billion CZK Innovation Center in Prague

U.S. Ambassador Andrew Schapiro participated in the grand opening of the MSD IT Global Innovation Center building in Prague on May 20. The Center, which intends to bring digital innovation to health care, will ultimately have several hundred highly qualified IT specialists, economists, biologists and doctors of medicine working there. The total amount invested in ...
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U.S. Commercial Service Supports Pet Nutrition Seminar with Rob Downey, President of Annamaet Petfoods

Rob Downey, President of U.S. company Annamaet Petfoods and author of numerous articles on improving the nutritional health and well-being of dog and cat companions, was the featured speaker at the Samohyl seminar on Pet Nutrition on May 13 in Prague. In his presentation, Mr. Downey presented information on the latest trends in pet food ...
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CS Prague Featured U.S. Cosmetics Market at World of Beauty and Spa fair in Prague

CS Prague presented to an audience of almost forty Czech importers and distributors at the World of Beauty and Spa Prague on March 13, 2015. The presentation provided an update on current trends in the U.S. cosmetics and beauty market, information on the U.S. Commercial Service services and on U.S. trade fairs in the sector. ...
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Californian Wineries Present Wide Range of Wines in Prague

The Embassy’s Agriculture Section and the Wine Institute of California brought together 34 American companies presenting 500 wine labels of Californian wine at a unique wine tasting event held on March 18 at the U.S. Ambassador’s residence. “You are standing in the middle of the largest collection of Californian wine in Europe right now,” said ...
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