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CANSEE & Canada Days in Pirot

Last days of August H.E. Philip Pinington and CANSEE delegation headed by Mr. Aleksandar Obrenović, CANSEE board member and Ms. Mirjana Dončić-Beaton spent in city of Pirot. The aim of the visit was to explore the potentials of Pirot region in order to raise economic cooperation between Serbia and Canada to a higher level. Connections with the local government and local business community were established, and significant companies Tigar Tyres and Tigar Ltd. were visited. Upon the arrival,...
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Halifax: constant drive for ever better service - Another successful ISO audit

Halifax Consulting and Halifax Translation successfully completed another audit for standardisation in the fields of management and translation. Procedures under ISO 9001 and EN15038 have been in full implementation in both departments since the summer of 2012. Halifax Director Sonja Babić-Lythgoe says it has really helped Halifax to continue to focus on raising the quality of its services. “Relentlessly improving internal quality control while maintaining the human aspect of working with clients...
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Construction of new Magna production facility going according to plan – 500 more employees by the end of 2016

The Odzaci-based Magna Seating currently employs 940 workers, but it has decided to expand. Magna has more than doubled its initial capacity of 400 workers in four years in Odzaci and the number of employments won't end there. The construction of the new production facility is going according to plan, says Miro Vidosevic, the factory's director. – We will employ 500 new workers here by the end of the year – he adds. In addition to workers for tailoring and sewing clothes, Magna will also need...
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CANSEE is hiring! Come and join our Team!

CANSEE is hiring! Come and join our Team! CANSEE (Canadian Serbian Business Association) is an organization that supports bi-lateral trade, business development and investment activities between two countries, Canada and Serbia. It affords Canadian and Serbian businesses the opportunity to network and grow each other through collaboration and act as ambassador to further cross-nation brands of all companies represented. To support our further development, we are looking for Marketing &...
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PharmaSwiss Crowned with Beogradski pobednik Award

Last night PharmaSwiss Company, a CANSEE member, was awarded Beogradski pobednik Award for its outstanding contribution to the local economy.  We wish to congratulate PharmaSwiss, our prominent member in every aspect, on this significant recognition! Yesterday evening Assembly of the City of Belgrade hosted conferment of Beogradski pobednik Annual Award. This year six companies received the award. The first awarded company was the pharmaceutical PharmaSwiss for its outstanding contribution...
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GLOBE&MAIL: Richard Ivey Instructor Cynthia Innes about LEADER Project 2016 in Serbia

Cynthia Innes is a member of the 2016 MBA class at the University of Western Ontario’s Ivey Business School in London, Ont., where she has focused on strategy, marketing and entrepreneurship. She graduated last week. Previously, Cynthia was a manager with the Edelman public relations firm. She has lived and worked in Malawi, South Korea and Canada, and calls Toronto home. The red roofs of Belgrade fade behind me as the train picks up speed at the city’s outskirts. A bag of hard candy appears...
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Big Finale of the LEADER project Serbia 2016

Canadian educational program, “LEADER Project Serbia” from the Ivey School of Business from Western Ontario, one of the top-ranked business schools in the world was officially completed on Friday, May 20, 2016. At the very end of the two-week program, the participants, forming the selected thirty best entrepreneurs from Serbia, simulated the discussion with the investment banks and funds, by presenting their business plans to a seven-member jury.  Following the consultation of the jury,...
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Canadian LEADER Programme for Entrepreneurs Visits Schneider Electric in Novi Sad

The participants of the educational programme LEADER Project Serbia visited Schneider Electric’s business premises in Novi Sad yesterday on May 11 2016. This company, which is a CANSEE member, was visited within the educational programme from Richard Ivey Business School offered for free and organized by CANSEE, Canadian-Serbian Business Association in cooperation with the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Embassy in Belgrade in the period from May 9-20 2016.  Schneider Electric...
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Support to Entrepreneurs through Canadian Educational Programme LEADER Project Serbia

The LEADER Project Serbia, a Canadian educational programme from Richard Ivey Business School officially started in Belgrade today on 9 of May 2016. This programme is offered by one of the top-ranked business schools in the world. It is implemented for the first time in Serbia from May 9 -20 2016 by CANSEE, the Canadian-Serbian Business Association, in cooperation with the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Embassy in Belgrade. Mirjana Dončić-Beaton, Executive Director of CANSEE, stressed...
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Opening Ceremony for LEADER Project in Serbia Scheduled for May 9 2016

For the first time in Serbia, and in cooperation with the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Embassy in Belgrade, CANSEE is organizing LEADER Project, an educational programme from Ivey Business School, which ranks as one of top Canadian business schools. The event is scheduled for May 9 – 20 2016.  The Canadian LEADER Project is an international educational programme, continuously implemented since 1991 and it is currently taking place in eight countries: Russia, Moldova, Ethiopia,...
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CANSEE and “Canada Day in Kraljevo” Business Meetings

CANSEE Canadian-Serbian Business Association representatives and His Excellency Philip Pinnington, the Ambassador of Canada to Serbia, visited the city of Kraljevo on March 29, 2106, on which they discussed with the businessmen from Kraljevo region about the improvement of business cooperation between...
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CANSEE visited the world's largest mining and exploration conference PDAC in Toronto

Managing Director of CANSEE, Ms. Mirjana Dončić Beaton, along with four CANSEE Board of Directors: Justin van der Toorn, Director, Avala Resources, Christopher MacIntyre, Vice President Corporate Development, Reservoir Minerals Inc., Teo Dechev, CEO and President of Mundoro Capital Inc., Mike Maric, Director and Owner Tulcos Tech & Die., and the representative of the Canadian Embassy in Belgrade, Mrs. Đurđa Ćeramilac, Trade Commissioner at the Embassy of Canada in Belgrade, attended the...
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CANSEE Cocktail in Toronto - Successful Networking

CANSEE organized CANSEE Networking Cocktail at the Consulate General of the Republic of Serbia in Toronto on March 10, with the aim of gathering Canadian-Serbian business diaspora to contacts and network expansion in Canada, and to encourage business cooperation between our two friendly countries with...
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CANSEE visit to “Sobotec” manufacturing factory in Hamilton, Canada

CANSEE organized a visit to our PLATINUM Member “SOBOTEC” that has operations in Hamilton, Canada, as well as in Belgrade, Serbia. Sobotec Ltd. is a leader in the design, fabrication and installation of architectural wall systems, specializing in Metal Composite, Aluminium Plate and Phenolic Composite panel systems, founded in 1988, with the vision to produce a modern wall panel system like no other. Company owner, Mr. Vlad Sobot, organized detailed tour of their manufacturing premises...
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CANSEE Founder Reservoir Minerals granted the Thayer Lindsley Award for a mineral discovery

Reservoir Minerals, one of the CANSEE Canadian-Serbian Business Association’s founding companies, was granted the Thayer Lindsley Award on March 7, 2016, during the PDAC2016 Awards Evening in Toronto, Canada, for Cukaru Peki Discover in Serbia. This award recognizes an individual or a team of explorers credited with a recent significant mineral discovery anywhere in the world which may prompt explorers to look for a new class of mineral deposit. The PDAC’s annual awards recognize and honour...
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CANSEE announces an open call for participation in the LEADER Project Serbia 2016

Open call for the LEADER project Serbia runs from March 4 to April 4 2016 CANSEE is pleased to announce an open call for participants for the LEADER Project Serbia 2016. The available space in this free-of-charge business course is limited to 25 participants. The Richard Ivey Business School from Canada has been organizing international LEADER Projects since 1991 and this course is currently held in seven countries around the world. Each course is a ten day MBA-styled workshop that is designed...
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Cooperation Agreement on LEADER project signed between CANSEE and Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia

CANSEE Canadian Serbian Business Association and Serbian Chamber of Commerce signed an Agreement on Cooperation in the educational program "LEADER project," of the Canadian school Richard Ivey Business School, one of the top ranked business schools in Canada, which will be held from 9 to 20 May, 2016., in Belgrade.    „It is a ten-day intensive business training based on examples from the international practice, and the aim of CANSEE association, along with the partnership with Chamber...
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CANSEE General Assembly Held

January 28, 2016. – The Regular annual General Assembly of CANSEE members was held at the Embassy of Canada in Serbia, with more than 75% of members attending.  At the GA, CANSEE presented the financial report for 2015, the highlights of 2015 events, and the list of tentative activities for 2016.   The event was officially opened by the Canadian Ambassador to Serbia, H.E. Philip Pinnington, emphasizing his pleasure at the fact that the Embassy was in the position to support...
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VIDEO 1ST CANADIAN-SERBIAN BUSINESS FORUM 2016 Great potential for improving economic cooperation in the fields of mining, information technology, of agriculture and food industry, pharmacy, energy, hydro and infrasatukture - agreed the participants of the First Canadian-Serbian business forum, organized by the CANSEE Canadian-Serbian business association, in cooperation with Embassy of Canada to Serbia and the Serbian chamber of Commerce. - In order to develop investment and trade between...
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CANSEE Christmas Cocktail, December 15, 2016

CANSEE had a Christmas Cocktail at the Canadian Residence on December 15, 2015. The Event was a true success, with over 130 guests, among them the guest of honor Ms. Christa McInnis, Deputy Director in Eastern Europe and Eurasia Relations, Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada. Great news arrived just in time for the Christmas Cocktail party – CANSEE was proud to announce that it will be the main carrier of the LEADER project’s program for Serbia for 2016 – with many thanks to the...
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Big success: First Canadian-SERBIAN BUSINESS FORUM, held on 4th of November 2015 in Belgrade

Great potential for improving economic cooperation in the fields of mining, information technology, of agriculture and food industry, pharmacy, energy, hydro and infrastrukture - agreed the participants of the First Canadian-Serbian business forum, organized by the CANSEE Canadian-Serbian business association, in cooperation with Embassy of Canada to Serbia and the Serbian chamber of Commerce. - In order to develop investment and trade between Canada and Serbia, CANSEE brought together...