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Archive of the Events 2009

November 18 - 20, 2009 / Medica Düsseldorf trade fair visit

Representative of the US Commercial Service Prague will be present at the show. If you are interested in Czech Republic country briefing or meeting, please contact Veronika.Novakova@trade.gov

November 17 - 18, 2009 / Visit of Ray LaHood, U.S. Secretary of Transportation

November 12, 2009 / GKS for Pure Colors - www.purecolorsinc.com

US company is looking for a Czech partner.

November 3, 2009 / SCP for Luminetx in the Residence of US Ambassador - www.luminetx.com

Luminetx Vice President Chris Schnee and Hospimed (www.hospimed.cz) Business Director Jakub Major introduced Vein Viewer Imaging System, which Time Magazine recognized as “one of the most amazing medical inventions” of the year. The medical device uses a combination of near-infrared light and other patented technologies to image vascular structures, allowing healthcare professionals to clearly see blood vessels on the surface of the skin without exposing the patient to heat and radiation.

October 31, 2009 / IPS for B & H Labeling Systems - www.bhlabeling.com

US company is looking for a Czech partner.

October 26, 2009 / IPS for American Science & Engineering - www.as-e.com

US company is looking for a Czech partner.

October 22 - 23, 2009 / Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Trade Mission to the Czech Republic and Italy

Mission participants include following show organizers: Consumer Electronics Association - CES Trade Show, Digital Signage Expo, Handley Wood Corporation - World of Concrete Trade Show, World Market Center

October 21, 2009 / Webinar on Plastics Market in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Turkey

The Webinar is targeted at the U.S. companies interested in the Czech plastics market. Flyer for the event is available here16. For more information visit or contact Hana.Obrusnikova@trade.gov

October 20, 2009 / American Franchise Day

The FRamCHISE DAY19 is a one-day business event to support expansion of American franchise concepts into the Czech Republic, Slovakia and other countries of Central Europe through selling single unit, master franchise and/or area development licenses. For more information contact Jana.Ruckerova@trade.gov

October 18 - 20, 2009 / American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) Conference visit in Dubrovnik, Croatia

Representative of the US Commercial Service Prague will be present at the show. If you are interested in Czech Republic country briefing or meeting, please contact Hana.Obrusnikova@trade.gov

October 13, 2009 / SCP for CISCO in the Residence of US Ambassador - www.cisco.com

October 8, 2009 / American Franchise Day Press Conference

October 5 - 6, 2009 / Seminar on reorganization in insolvency with insolvency trustees, judges and practitioners

September 21, 2009 / SCP for Century 21 Grand Launch at the Residence of US Ambassador - www.century21.cz

September 20, 2009 / IPS for Nivisys Industries - www.nivisys.com

US company is looking for a Czech partner.

September 17, 2009 / Panel Discussion "Environmental Remediation and Brownfield Development Projects and Possible Applications for the Czech Republic"

The seminar featured the following speakers and topics: Robert Spacil, Ministry of Transport - General comparison of the Czech Republic and the U.S. approaches to brownfields; Ivana Vávrová, Ministry of Environment - Differences in legislative approaches to contaminated brownfields; Jan Naxera, Regional Development Agency of Pilsen Region - Examples of brownfield projects in the US; Martin Nawrath, Foundation Prostory - Revitalization and public spaces.

September 13 - 15, 2009 / Participation at IAEA General Conference in Vienna

Commercial Counselor Greg O'Connor takes part in U.S. Civil Nuclear Industry Program at the IAEA General Conference in Vienna, Austria.

September 4, 2009 / IPS for DimcoGray Corporation - www.dimcogray.com

US company is looking for a Czech partner.

August 3, 2009 / IPS for Graham Engineering

US company is looking for a Czech partner.

July 2, 2009 / 4th July Celebration at Ambassador's Residence

June 30, 2009 / Nuclear Power Plant Temelin Official Visit

June 18, 2009 / Presentation on CleanTech in Europe at North Bay EAC

CS Novakova presented on CleanTech in Europe.

June 17 - 19, 2009 / ASCDI European Conference in Prague

The Association of Service and Computer Dealers International (ASCDI) organizes its European conference in Prague.

June 15 - 21, 2009 / Paris Air show trade fair visit

Representative of the US Commercial Service Prague will be present at the show. If you are interested in Czech Republic country briefing or meeting, please contact Hana.Obrusnikova@trade.gov

June 15 - 18, 2009 / GKS for M.K.Morse - www.mkmorse.com

US company is looking for a Czech partner.

June 14 - 18, 2009 / AWWA trade fair visit

Representative of the US Commercial Service Prague will be present at the show. If you are interested in Czech Republic country briefing or meeting, please contact Veronika.Novakova@trade.gov

June 12, 2009 / GKS Capewell Components - www.capewell.com

US company is looking for a Czech partner.

June 9 - 10, 2009 / IPS for Applebee's - www.applebees.com

US company is looking for a Czech partner.

June 8 - 10, 2009 / Waste Expo trade fair visit

Representative of the US Commercial Service Prague will be present at the show. If you are interested in Czech Republic country briefing or meeting, please contact Veronika.Novakova@trade.gov

June 7 - 11, 2009 / UITP World Congress and Mobility & City Transport Fair visit

Representative of the US Commercial Service Prague will be present at the show. If you are interested in Czech Republic country briefing or meeting, please contact hana.obrusnikova@trade.gov

June 1, 2009 / Working breakfast for participants of the International Visitor Program focused on brownfieds & remediation

May 21, 2009 / IPS for Cirrus Healthcare - www.cirrushealthcare.com

US company is looking for a Czech partner.

May 20, 2009 / Commercial Counselor O'Connor Interview with Jaroslav Tamchyna, Managing Partner of Czech Franchise Institute (CFI)

Tamchyna returned from Washington, D.C.’s Franchise Expo Fair with good news: American companies are very interested in expanding to the Czech Republic. Tamchyna noted, "Franchising is not only a fast food phenomenon but has spread to a lot of fields, especially service industries such as real estate, cleaning, automotive, postal and health care. Franchising originated in the United States approximately 150 years ago… In the Czech Republic franchising is still developing."

May 9 - May 29, 2009 / Mr.David Sventek, Director of the Office of the Moravian-Silesian Regional Council, attends International Visitor Program (IVP)

CS Prague nominated Mr. Sventek to take part in IVP39 to get acquainted with policies and decision making processes at national, regional, local and municipal government levels, methods for coordinating both technical assistance and funding administration and public sector support for local businesses in the United States.

May 7, 2009 / Harley-Davidson Opens New Showroom in Prague

Famous Milwaukee, Wisconsin - based motorbike producer Harley-Davidson opened a new state-of-the-art showroom in Prague 5 – Salamounka on May 7. Besides new Harley-Davidson and Buell bikes, the center features a service shop capable of fixing both modern and vintage models, and customizing new bikes. The showroom adds 320sq meters to already existing 2500 sq meters. The store sold about 200 Harley-Davidson bikes last year.

May 5 - 7, 2009 / IDET Brno defense show

Commercial Specialist Hana Obrusnikova will be present at the show. You can visit US Embassy booth at hall V/047. For more information contact Hana.Obrusnikova@trade.gov

April 29, 2009 / SCP for Bradley Corp. in the Residence of US Ambassador - www.bradleycorp.com

April 22, 2009 / GKS for Ward Manufacturing - www.wardmfg.com

US company is looking for a Czech partner.

April 21 - 22, 2009 / Mr. Mark Sanford, governor of South Carolina, visits Prague

April 20 - 22, 2009 / Trade Winds Europe Conference Warsaw visit

CS Prague Commercial Counselor Greg O'Connor takes part in Trade Winds Europe conference and meetings in Warsaw.

April 16 - 17, 2009 / GKS for Industrial Metals Int. - www.industrialmetals.com

US company is looking for a Czech partner.

April 16, 2009 / GKS for TORQ - www.torq.com

US company is looking for a Czech partner.

April 8, 2009 / IPS/GKS for Dazor Manufacturing Corp. - www.dazor.com

US company is looking for a Czech partner.

April 7, 2009 / Official visit at Aero Vodochody

Commercial Counselor O'Connor and Commercial Specialist Obrusnikova will accompany Charge d'Affaires Mary Thompson-Jones to a ceremony ceremony held at the ocassion of the 250th S-76 helicopter airframe rolling off the production line in Aero Vodochody. Top managers of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., will also participate in the event.

April 4 - 5, 2009 / President Obama's Visit to Prague

March 26, 2009 / V. International Energy Regulation Forum attendance

March 20 - 22, 2009 / International Franchise Expo (IFE) trade fair visit

Representative of the US Commercial Service Prague will be present at the show. If you are interested in Czech Republic country briefing or meeting, please contact Jana.Ruckerova@trade.gov

March 13, 2009 / IPS for Blackboard - www.blackboard.com

US company is looking for a Czech partner.

March 11 - 12, 2009 / GKS for David's Bridal - www.davidsbridal.com

US company is looking for a Czech partner.

March 9, 2009 / SCP for The Association of Suppliers for Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies (NPES) - www.npes.org

March 3, 2009 / SCP for Transition Networks, Inc. at the Residence of US Ambassador - www.transition.com

February 20, 2009 / IPS for Luminetx Corp. - www.luminetx.com

US company is looking for a Czech partner.

February 18 - 20, 2009 / Visit of David De Falco and Silvia Savich, Department of Commerce Market Access and Compliance representatives

February 12, 2009 / Webinar: Selling Dental Equipment in Europe

Webinar targeted to US manufacturers provides basic information on dental markets in following countries Germany, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, and Czech Republic.

February 5 - 6, 2009 / IPS for Carl's Jr. - www.ckr.com

US company is looking for a Czech partner.

February 3 - 5, 2009 / ISE Amsterdam trade fair visit

Representative of the US Commercial Service Prague will be present at the show. If you are interested in Czech Republic country briefing or meeting, please contact Luda.Taylor@trade.gov

January 29, 2009 / Dinner in honor of Natural Gas Vehicle Association at the Residence of US Ambassador

January 26 -28, 2009 / GKS for Global Parts and Machinery - www.gpmpanama.com

US company is looking for a Czech partner.

January 15, 2009/ American Chamber of Commerce Reception

Traditional quarterly reception organized by American Chamber of Commerce in the Residence of US Ambassador.

January 8 – 11, 2009 / CES Las Vegas trade fair visit

Representative of the US Commercial Service Prague will be present at the show. If you are interested in Czech Republic country briefing or meeting, please contact Zdenek.Svoboda@trade.gov

Please note that this is not comprehensive list of all CS Prague events. The list does not include internal events, meetings and services (e.g. ICP, Contact lists etc.).