Annual Report 2012 - Page 3

American Chamber of Commerce in Macedonia 2012 Annual Report: AmCham Macedonia’s Twelfth Year This Annual report summarizes AmCham Macedonia’s 2012 membership, events and activities, our advocacy efforts, administration and year-end financials. Membership AmCham Macedonia is a membership organization that includes many of the most successful, progressive and impressive organizations working in Macedonia today. In terms of organization size, AmCham Macedonia maintained 98 members across 5 membership categories: patron, corporate, business, entrepreneur and NGO’s. The following table summarizes our 2012 membership: MEMBERSHIP CATEGORY PATRON CATEGORY DEFINITION Top tier members who embody AmCham values and are strategic partners of the organization throughout the year. The annual worldwide turnover of the member company is >$5 million or is fully or partly owned by a parent company that has a global annual turnover >$5 million. The annual worldwide turnover of the member company is <$5 million or is fully or partly owned by a parent company that has a global annual turnover <$5 million. Micro or small companies with an annual turnover of <$250.000 Non-profit organizations registered in Macedonia or the United States. NUMBER OF MEMBERS 8 CORPORATE 49 BUSINESS 33 ENTREPRENEUR NGO 4 4 AmCham Macedonia is always looking to strategically grow membership to encompass more of the high caliber organizations working in Macedonia. The process of obtaining new members consists of a company completing an application (available on our web site), Board review and recommendation and, finally, confirmation of new members by general membership at our Annual General Assembly meeting. AmCham Macedonia received a total of 6 applications for 3