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From left to right: Petr Vítek, Pavlína Louženská, Blake Wittman, Alexandra Georgescu, Pavel Iványi, Irena Zatloukalová, Simona Bagarová, Jana Valušová, Martin Holečko, Peter Olah, and Ann Hofvander with her dog, Calvin. Members of the jury not in the picture: Soňa Klepek Jonášová, Gesina Roters, Hynek Bartík, David Řezníček, Radek Váňa, Petr Zelenka

An abundance of creative innovation
in the Czech Republic

Our Creative Heroes Award Czech Republic 2021 programme is in full preparation for its kick-off event on 14 October 2021. From the initial 80 nominees, 25 nominees were shortlisted by the jury during their last meeting on 14 September.

The Creative Heroes Award ceremony and gala dinner will take place at the ŠKODA AUTO Museum in Mladá Boleslav on 14 October 2021. We expect more than 200 people for an evening of unforgettable creative inspiration, energising innovation and meaningful networking. Do not miss your chance to select the Creative Superhero Czech Republic at the event!

You can still get your tickets here, purchase a table or become a partner of this unique programme.
The Creative Heroes Award Czech Republic programme is supported by its Platinum Partners ŠKODA AUTOImpact Hub, and ING Czech Republic, and by its Gold Partners NN, Albert and Future Port Prague. Media Partner is Dialog Media and Design Partner is Vitra.

 
The Creative Heroes Award is one of three main programmes to connect people to create a sustainable positive impact on well-being and prosperity. On the Road to Smart Industry and our Young Professionals Charter are the other two. Stay tuned in the second half of 2021 for more events and activities.
 
Let’s gather around the creative innovators of this country and help them lead the way into our sustainable future!

Bastiaan Brouns
Director NCCC Traders by Nature


 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Procrastination, Productivity & New Habits

Tuesday 5 October 2021, from 9:00-10:30 

Online via Zoom

We all have 24-hours in a day, but how to get the most of them? Procrastination is our biggest thief of time that can make us frustrated or even lose jobs.

Get ready to upskill yourself at another Peer Learning Workshop that we are bringing you in cooperation with our member Hackerly.

This module teaches proven techniques on how to plan & organize yourself, maximize your energy and productivity. You'll discover how to stop procrastinating & learn top methods of creating life-changing habits.

Creative Heroes Award Czech Republic 2021

Thursday 14 October 2021, from 17:30-23:30 

ŠKODA Museum Conference Premises, tř. Václava Klementa 294, Mladá Boleslav
 

Let us celebrate the power of creative thinking


Creativity is the key to a positive sustainable impact on people, society, and the environment.

In 2021, on Thursday 14 October, we will organise the most impactful event the Czech Republic will see: The Creative Heroes Award event. This prestigious international event will be the start of a programme that will also include an Accelerator Programme by Impact Hub and a Creative Heroes Pavilion during the Future Port Prague Event & Exhibition.

Join us on our journey towards sustainable positive impact on people, society, and the environment. You can still buy a single ticket, or even better, a table, or increase your association and visibility by becoming a Creative Heroes Award Partner.

Economic Lunch Briefing NCCC & CAMIC

Tuesday 19 October 2021, from 11:45-14:00 

Hotel NH Collection Prague Carlo IV - Opera Ballroom,
Senovážné náměstí 13/991, Praha 1


Three renowned economists will again come together to provide our members, and members of the CAMIC (Italian-Czech Chamber of Commerce and Industry) with a Macro Economic Update, the Impact of recent Monetary Decisions and the Outlook Expectations of the Czech Economy, embedded
in a European perspective.

Speakers:
Marek Mora, Vice-Governor, Czech National Bank
Jakub Seidler, Chief Economist, Czech Banking Association
TBC
, Representative of the Czech Credit Bureau

The Future of Us event - with the NCCC Young Professionals

Wednesday 10 November 2021, from 17:30 
Online | Live from Impact Hub Praha 

At the Future of Us event, we will celebrate our latest programme, the NCCC Young Professionals Charter.

The NCCC Young Professionals Charter is proudly supported by CTP.

Our mission connects generations: the current generation in power has to reposition the beacons; the upcoming generations have to lead the way into our sustainable future. Together we create sustainable positive impact on well-being and prosperity.

With Jan Henneman & Pieter Goedhart – Jan Henneman is former Ambassador of The Netherlands in the Czech Republic, and together with Pieter Goedhart, co-writer of the book Spolu 'alejí Evropy'. In a series of images, they will provide a bird's eye overview of the rich historical ties between the Czech Republic and The Netherlands.

Live interview with Peter Olah, Head of Interior Design at ŠKODA AUTO.

We will launch the NCCC Young Professionals Charter by interviewing a selection of our Young ProfessionaAmbassadors.

Experience the launch of the NCCC Young Professionals Charter in cooperation with European Youth Parliament Czech RepublicSoutěž & PodnikejISIC and College Life.

COMING SOON
Digital Office with xITee

Tax and Accounting Changes in 2022 with EK Partners


Please follow our website for further details
RECENT EVENTS

Prinsjesdag 2021

Tuesday 21 September 2021
SmetanaQ, Praha 1

It was a big pleasure for us to be able to meet our members and friends of the NCCC Traders by Nature again. This year's Prinsjesdag proved to be an event where you can get inspired by personal stories and establish meaningful connections.

The mission of the NCCC Traders by Nature is to create sustainable positive impact on well-being and prosperity. Therefore, we were pleased and honoured to have Soňa Klepek Jonášová, Founder of INCIEN, Institute for Circular Economy in the Czech Republic, and Petr Vítek, Co-founder of Impact Hub Czech Republic and Tilia Impact Ventures as the keynote speakers at this year's Prinsjesdag. They shared their views and ideas during their speech 'Fit for 55: What could be its dynamics in the Czech Republic?'.

Moreover, guests of the Prinsjesdag had an opportunity to meet the new Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Prague, H.E. Mr. Daan Huisinga. Last but not least, Lt. Col. Frank Gjeruldsen, representing The Salvation Army, charity partner of our Prinjesdag event, encouraged everyone to support the most vulnerable homeless people via their Harbour Homes project. After the programme, guests enjoyed the tasty Indonesian rijsttafel which is an essential part of this event by the NCCC Traders by Nature.

The Prinsjesdag 2021 was supported by its gold partner Shell Czech Republic, as well as other partners Albert, Heineken and Zátiší Catering Group.

View the pictures to experience the great atmosphere at SmetanaQ, with its unique art exhibition!

NEW MEMBERS
Bottomline CZ
We are happy to welcome our new corporate member: Bottomline CZ. Bottomline is the only company in the Oil & Gas market that is not only selling their own developed software, for the optimization of bulk transport with trucks with compartments, but also using this software on a daily basis to replenish fuel stations in a safe, efficient and timely way. 

Discover Bottomline CZ

We are proud to welcome 2 new Young Professionals among the NCCC Traders by Nature!

Quang Long
Matěj Pokorný

MEMBERS' NEWS

Have you ever wondered how people experiencing homelessness end up? What might they experience when advanced age or serious illness is added to their time on the streets? Discover 'Harbour Homes'

Our member, Simona Bagarová, published her book Hořím (I Burn) on 23 September 2021. It is a book of interviews with the best caregivers she has ever met in her work. I Burn for this!

KOGAA Studio introduces its latest project: FUTURUM Brno
The latest project of KOGAA is now open to the public. FUTURUM retail center in Brno features a coloured graphical facade created in collaboration with the local artist Václav Kočí. Discover FUTURUM Brno

ING invites you to join the community of goodwill and help disadvantaged children while doing something good for yourself, too. Explore Teribear Run 2021 that takes place online this year again.

Speakers from all around the world? Hundreds of schools involved? Thousands of students inspired? One event connecting everyone? All of this will come true on 11 November 2021. Discover Future Port Youth

Andrea Vogliazzo became the new CEO of HEINEKEN Czech Republic from September 2021. Andrea Vogliazzo succeeded Nikolay Mladenov, who will now lead HEINEKEN in Egypt.
Meet Andrea Vogliazzo

DATACRUIT Applicant Tracking System is expanding
Companies are abandoning the use of Excel spreadsheets as a way of managing recruitment and are instead implementing the ATS - Applicant Tracking System. Find out what's in it for your company! 

KLM flies to Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto and Montreal several times a week. KLM also operates an even larger network in Canada in collaboration with its partner Westjet. Read more

This provider of step changing technical solutions has been awared a series of contracts for the delivery of Heavy Lift Cranes for the installation of offshore wind turbines. What is Huisman’s most recent award?

Albert Foundation organised traditional charitable run for Albert employees from Prague and Olomouc. This year it attracted over 350 colleagues who ran 1,942 kilometres for good cause and collected 194,200 CZK. Read more

According to an independent analysis, the high value of the valuation is based on the fact that HAVEL & PARTNERS is the largest independent law firm in Central Europe. Learn more

Beauty is a pervasive element of today’s society, as confirmed by the international study Project Beauty. It originated in the Netherlands and has been conducted in 7 countries over the world until now. And how does the Czech Republic look at beauty? Find out more

LEGAL NEWS

Although it is a regulatory obligation, the introduction of a whistleblowing system can be beneficial to an organisation if handled correctly, according to Robert Nešpůrek of HAVEL & PARTNERS. Read the full article to take a closer look at what you can gain by implementing a functional whistleblowing hotline.

If parties have a dispute and cannot resolve it together, the chosen path is often the way to the court. However, the court proceedings require a court fee to be paid and the outcome of the proceedings is uncertain. In the Netherlands, mediation appears to be a good alternative. Learn more from Brigitte Vaňatová of VEEM Legal

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