The American-Hungarian Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit Mutual Benefit
Corporation as defined in Section 501 (c) (6) of the Internal Revenue Code.
The mission of the Chamber is to serve as the premier vehicle for business networking and information exchange within the American-Hungarian business community.
The Chamber's current main objectives are:
1. Promoting Hungarian early stage companies in the USA
2. Channeling foreign direct investment to Hungary
Statement from the Press Secretary on the Visit of His Excellency Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Hungary
President Donald J. Trump will welcome Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary to the White House on May 13, 2019. Recognizing the longstanding ties between the United States and Hungary, the President and the Prime Minister will discuss ways to deepen cooperation on a range of issues, including trade, energy, and cyber security. As the leaders of NATO Allies, they will also explore opportunities to meet the many national security responsibilities of their two countries and will celebrate Hungary’s 20th anniversary as a NATO member.
A NEW GLOBAL FINANCIAL SERVICE CENTRE HAS BEEN OPENED IN BUDAPEST - VIDEO REPORT
Hungarian minister ‘convinced’ pro-family outcomes are linked to policy
Politicians across the world and across the ideological spectrum like to invoke “family values” when talking about education, the welfare system, taxes and pretty much anything else.
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The Hungarian people find this very positive
Americans will need to register to visit Europe starting in 2021
In two years, Americans will need to apply for something called ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorization System) in order to visit the majority countries in the European Union. The European Commission says the new system will be enforced as an effort to upgrade international security, effective Jan. 1, 2021.
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Hungarian short film “Sing” wins a 2017 Oscar!
Last night in Los Angeles, Hungarian film "Sing" ("Mindenki" in Hungarian) won the 2017 Academy Award for "Best Live Action Short Film". Set in the early ’90s in Budapest, the 25-minute-long movie – inspired by true events – follows an award-winning school choir, their charming teacher, and the new girl in class whose arrival starts a series of events that might expose the dark truth behind their fame. The movie by Hungarian filmmaker Kristóf Deák is the second Magyar-made film to earn an Oscar in the past two years, after last year’s triumph of "Son of Saul" as the Best Foreign Language Film.
Our Chamber's President, Livia J Klimovitsky Szabo attended the International Trade association Board meeting this morning in Carlsbad, California. She gave a presentation about Hungary's economic development, as well as the foreign direct investments of the United States in Hungary. The US Small Business Administration's representative talked about how the US is helping small and medium sized businesses to enter to foreign markets; resources, funds, etc. Mrs Klimovitsky got many new business inquires from US partners to search European partnerships. Mrs Klimovitsky stated that the American-Hungarian Chamber of Commerce can play an important role to strenghten the "bridge" between the continents.
Hungarian inventions and achievements you didn't know were Hungarian!
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President of the American-Hungarian Chamber of Commerce, Livia J. Klimovitsky Szabo met with Antonio Ortiz-Mena, Senior Advisor at Albright Stonebridge Group to talk about the Trans-Pacific Partnership lessons that NAFTA holds for the implementation of TPP. The experience about US-Mexico and US-Canada trade relationships gave a lot of ideas and learnings to consider for Hungarians to enter to the US market, and also American companies to enter Hungary. Governments, businesses and civil societies needs to work together.
Son of Saul has won best foreign language motion picture award in Golden Globes. The Chamber is very proud for this exceptional achievement by the Hungarian team!
The New Innovation Center of Murrieta, CA - Mayor Rick Gibbs, City Manager Rick Dudley, Economic Development Head Bruce Coleman hosted an event for the General Consul of Hungary, Mr. Laszlo Kalman, Mr. Tamas Kovacs foreign trade attache and Livia J. Klimovitsky Szabo President of the Hungarian-American Chamber of Commerce to introduce Murrieta’s offerings for Hungarian entrepreneurs and business.
After the three hours discussion and a guided tour around the city’s investments and prospects lands, they closed the event with a round table lunch. “The City of Murrieta had been selected as a lowest cost to do business in California, and because it is next to a famous South California wine region, Mrs. Klimovitsky highlighted these are one of the most likable location for companies immigrating to California. The city is located same distance to Los Angeles and San Diego, and also manages a private airport, and approximately 3O minutes drive from the costs. Big american companies also selected Murrieta as their headquarter- such as CarMax - because of their central location of South California.
Chamber President Livia J Klimovitsky Szabó and Zsanett Olah-Ducsai, Chief Executive Officer of the Hungarian National Trading House had a joint press conference about their joint efforts to support the Hungarian small and medium sized businesses to enter to the United States. Mrs Klimovitsky talked about the recent partnership agreements made by the Chamber, and Mrs Ducsai-Olah introduced to Export-Express program.
Gyula Kangiszer participated in a meeting between San Diego City Planning and Mr. Sandor Finta Chief Architect of Budapest and Mr. Tamás Kovács Trade Commissioner for Hungary.
Gyula Kangiszer participated at the Hunnovators conference in San Francisco and expressed the Chamber's support establishing a platform to guide innovators in early stage decision making.
Lívia Klimovitsky met with Dr. János Áder, President of Hungary and Dr. Ferenc Kumin, Consul General of Hungary in New York and discussed promoting investment opportunities in Hungary and uniting the Hungarian business community in the USA.
FDI 2014: Budapest is the most attractive destination for investment in Eastern Europe
In the latest ranking of fDi Magazine, a publication of the Financial Times Group, Budapest appears as the most attractive city for capital investment in Eastern Europe in 2014-2015. In addition to its regional gold medal, Budapest – the only Eastern European city on the list – ranked 9 in the “TOP 10 Major European Cities Overall”, a comprehensive assessment combining all categories, just ahead of Moscow. Read more...
Hear from leading companies their reasons to invest in Hungary
Hungary's brand image film wins an award in Cannes!
The Hungarian Tourist board and the State Opera House were among the winners at the Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards 2014. Go to Hungary
We are joining our efforts with the American-Hungarian Executive Circle to promote business networking and cooperation opportunities. Please explore their website and support their featured project Puli Space. The Hungarian Puli Space initiative is an official contestant of the Google Lunar X Prize.
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