October 15, 2020
AmCham Ukraine has been announced WINNER of the 2020 AmChams in Europe (ACE) Creative Network Award. The announcement was made at the annual meeting of AmChams in Europe on October 14.
The Leadership in Times of Crisis project has been recognized as the best creative network project among AmChams in 43 countries.
AmCham Ukraine launched the Leadership in Times of Crisis project in April 2020 to give members a platform to communicate the new realities of work, how to lead during uncertainty, inform how businesses have been impacted, and share experience on how companies help local communities during COVID-19 pandemic.
The AmChams in Europe Creative Network Award was established in 2014 with the aim of incentivizing AmChams to share creative initiatives and projects for the benefit of AmChams throughout the ACE network.
43 directors of AmChams, when selecting a winner, were looking for projects that are creative and innovative in nature, that have had a meaningful impact on the AmCham and members, with a clear potential to benefit other AmChams within the ACE network.
The six shortlisted 2020 European Creative Network Award finalists were AmCham EU (Covid-19 Portal), AmCham Germany (Female Founders Award), AmCham Israel (Outsight - Imagine the Future of Work), AmCham Kosovo (Virtual Forums), AmCham Slovenia (YOUng Platform), and AmCham Ukraine with Leadership in Times of Crisis.
“I’m proud of our team who took on this project and have led AmCham Ukraine to win this wonderful award. I would like to thank our members and all AmChams across Europe for this recognition”, commented Andy Hunder, AmCham Ukraine President.
“Leadership in Times of Crisis is a product of passion, inspiration, and great teamwork. We are happy and humbled to see this vital initiative recognized among 43 European countries”, commented Yuliana Chyzhova, Senior Communications Officer, the owner of the Leadership in Times of Crisis endeavor, who presented the project to a panel of 43 directors of European AmChams.
Boris Kuleshov, Senior Marketing Coordinator, created the eye-catching design and format.
AmChams in Europe serves as the umbrella organization for American Chambers of Commerce (AmChams) from 43 countries throughout Europe and Eurasia. American Chambers of Commerce are non-profit, non-governmental business organizations – all accredited as representatives of U.S businesses in their respective country by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington DC.
Ukraine hosts the largest of all AmChams in Europe with a dedicated team of more than 40 professionals based in Kyiv, actively promoting Ukraine as an investment destination, focused on advocacy, networking, and business information. AmCham has been serving members in Ukraine since 1992.