Winner of the COBCOE Chamber of the Year 2015 and 2016 Award | Best small Chamber Award 2014

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BAE Systems is a global defence, aerospace and security company employing around 93,500 people worldwide. Our wide-ranging products and services cover air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology, and support services.

Our culture focuses not on what we do, but on how we do it. If we focus on the how, the future that we wish to attain will follow.
We have a culture of Total Performance; a commitment to the highest standards in every aspect of the way we do business. This is guided through four embodying elements: Customer Focus, Financial Performance, Programme Execution and Responsible Behaviour.
OUR VISION " To be the premier global defence, aerospace and security company."
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Eurovea Central 1
Pribinova 4,
811 09, Bratislava
Tel: 00421 (0)2 5441 8453

British International School BratislavaBritish International School Bratislava
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In twenty years, The British International School Bratislava has transformed itself from the smallest and newest international school in Bratislava in 1997 to the city\'s largest and, arguably, the most successful school, with a waiting list.
It is part of an international group of schools Nord Anglia Education, which gives it many advantages - not least the continued investment in the school site as well as technology and other school resources. It also invests heavily in its staff seeking to attract and retain the very best individuals by ensuring continued training and career progression. For its students it means a Virtual Learning Environment Global Campus - a unique online facility which links students and staff all over the world in educational activities, discussions and debate.
The British International School Bratislava aims for academic excellence alongside positive social development. The school offers a modern, inspirational educational environment in which children, aged from 2 to 18 years, can learn and thrive. The British International School Bratislava provides premium education based on an enhanced English National Curriculum, IGCSE – International General Certificate of Secondary Education and The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programe. It aims for all its students to become internationally-minded leaders of tomorrow.

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J.Valašťana Dolinského 1
841 02, Bratislava
Tel: T: +421 2 6930 7081, M: +421 905 773 632

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We are a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative medicines and brands. Our products are used by millions of people around the world, helping them to do more, feel better and live longer.

We have three primary areas of business in pharmaceuticals, vaccines and consumer healthcare. Our commercial success depends on creating innovative new products and making these accessible to as many people who need them as possible. By achieving this, we will be able to grow our business and provide benefits to patients, consumers, society, our employees and our shareholders.

With our headquarters in the UK, we have a wide geographical reach. We have offices in more than 115 countries, major research centres in the UK, USA, Spain, Belgium and China and an extensive manufacturing network with around 70 sites globally.

Research is vitally important to the success of our business, and we spent just under £4 billion in 2011 in our search to develop new medicines, vaccines and innovating consumer products.  We are one of the few healthcare companies researching medicines and vaccines for the World Health Organisation\\'s three priority diseases - HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

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Galvaniho 7/A
821 04, Bratislava
Tel: 02/ 4826 1111
Fax: 2/ 4826 1110

KPMG SlovenskoKPMG Slovensko
Accounting & Auditing
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With a worldwide presence, KPMG International continues to build on its member firms successes thanks to clear vision, rigorously maintained values and, above all, its people. The following pages describe who we are, what we do and how we do it.
KPMG is a global network of professional services firms\' providing audit, tax and advisory services. KPMG member firms have 140,000 outstanding professionals working together to deliver value in 146 countries worldwide.
KPMG established its office in Bratislava in 1991. Since then KPMG in Slovakia has enjoyed dynamic growth, a trend that we expect to continue.

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Dvorakovo nabrezie 10
P. O. Box 7
811 02, Bratislava
Tel: +421 2 59984 111
Fax: +421 2 59984 222

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KÚPELE PIEŠŤANY / Health Spa Piešťany - Paradise for body and soul

Natural healing sources – thermal mineral water and unique sulphuric mud - are the cornerstones of the Piešťany spa which has become worldfamous thanks to its modern methods of treating rheumatism and other disorders of motion. Spa Piešťany is located on the beautiful Spa Island which has a luxurious park, rich cultural and social life and numerous possibilities for active relaxation.
Spa Piešťany
The healing powers of Health Spa Piešťany
The Slovak Health Spa Piešťany belongs for more then 100 years to the leading European spas for its treatment of rheumatism, rehabilitation of locomotive apparatus and nervous system. The curative sulphur mud in connection with thermal mineral water is absolutely unique. 
The inflammations of joints are being reduced and the mobility restored through specialised therapies. The immune system is being reinforced, damaged cartilages are becoming regenerated and the process of degenerative deterioration of joints slows down. Specialised and experienced doctors configure programme of treatments for each guest individually.
The Spa Island is an oasis of peace and relaxation but also of an active sport recovery. Each of the internationally recognized 2-5-star spa hotels offers its own rehabilitation center. The Social Centre, 9-hole course and outdoor thermal swimming pool "Eva" with tennis courts and beach volleyball courts supplement the offer. The beautiful park is ideal for walks and many cafés and restaurants offer local and world specialties.
Individual reservations for bookings in hotels Balnea Esplanade Palace, Balnea Grand Splendid,
Pro Patria, Villa Berlin, Jalta
Tel.:             +421 33 775 7733      
Fax: +421 33 775 2528
Reservations for travel agencies and group bookings
Tel.:             +421 33 775 7760      
Fax: +421 33 775 2528
Individual reservations for hotel Thermia Palace
Tel.:             +421 33 775 6677      
Fax: +421 33 775 7739

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Winterova 29
921 29, Pieštany

STRABAG Pozemné a inžinierske staviteľstvo s.r.o.STRABAG Pozemné a inžinierske staviteľstvo s.r.o.
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STRABAG Pozemné a inžinierske staviteľstvo s.r.o. is leading construction company in Slovakia with over 50 years of tradition in the construction industry.

By privatization in April 1994 it became an owner of a part of the state–owned company “Závody inžinierskej a priemyslovej prefabrikácie” (Manufacturing enterprise for engineering and industrial precast constructions). The activities of the company STRABAG Pozemné a inžinierske staviteľstvo s.r.o. are focused mainly on:

turnkey construction, civil engineering, production and assembly of prefabricated structures usefully supplemented by monolithic or steel structures,reconstructions of historical and listed buildings.

The company performs optimal solutions and offers comprehensive services typical in this field. High quality, high performance, strict compliance with delivery dates and strongly dimensioned technical and production capacities have made STRABAG one of the strongest construction and production companies on the domestic market. It exports its products also to the markets in Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic.

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Mlynské nivy 61/A
820 15, Bratislava
Tel: +421 3262 1111

Squire Patton BoggsSquire Patton Boggs
Law & Legal Services
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Our Bratislava office forms part of a strong and long-established Central European practice, which includes offices in Budapest, Kyiv, Prague and Warsaw. Our offices regularly work together on cross-border, multijurisdictional transactions for multinational corporations and financial institutions.

We combine local knowledge with international expertise on complex national and international transactions, regulatory matters and disputes, and work closely on matters involving EU law with our Brussels and other Western European offices – in Berlin, Birmingham, Frankfurt, Leeds, London, Madrid, Manchester and Paris.

As an adviser to established and emerging Slovak Republic-based and global companies, our office is one of eminent all-around legal practices in Bratislava.

Established in 1991, as the first US-based practice in Slovakia, our Bratislava team has built a reputation for exceptional service and practical results, highlighted by the awards and recognition received from well-respected legal publications and peers alike. We are regularly recognized as a leader in our respective fields by bodies including The Legal 500 EMEA, Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and IFLR1000 for banking and finance, corporate/M&A and real estate advice. The team in Bratislava is made up of highly qualified professionals and has established relationships with a network of local law firms of Squire Patton Boggs throughout Central and Eastern Europe.

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Zochova 5
811 03, Bratislava
Tel: +421 2 5930 3411
Fax: +421 2 5930 3415

Food & Drink
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Tesco entered Slovakia in 1996 through the acquisition of K-Mart Department Stores, which we still operate under the MY brand name. Today we operate more than 130 multi format stores, including our unique department stores. About 2.2. million customers visits us every week.

We are the 2nd largest private employer in Slovakia, employing almost 10, 000 people directly. One third of our jobs are in regions with high unemployment. On average we create more than 500 new jobs every year and we support thousands of jobs in the supply chain and service sector.

We have a strong record of supporting Slovakian enterprise and source a significant number of products locally, including developing a unique range of traditional Slovak foods in store. In September 2011, we launched Supplier Academy to support and educate our suppliers and develop new partnerships.

Slovakia is also home to our Tesco International Clothing Business which buys non-food stock from around the world and sells it on to our Central and Eastern European businesses. Two distribution centres (one for hardline and the other for softline) serve this region.

Every year we organize Tesco ‘Run For Life\\' events to help people to live healthier life styles and generate money for the local community. In winter 2011, we organised a ‘Skate for Life\\' event for the first time, which proved very popular. We have also taken practical steps to reduce our carbon emissions by 50% by 2020. In 2009 we opened the first low energy store in Slovakia in Rajec.

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Centrálna kancelária
Cesta na Senec 2
821 04, Bratislava
Tel: +421 249 496 777, +421 249 496 394, +421 244 464 005

VÚB BankaVÚB Banka
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VUB is the second-largest bank in Slovakia with nearly 1.8 million clients and a market share of approximately 18%. It has an extensive branch network across Slovakia with approximately 230 branches.

The bank was established in 1990, then in 2001 Banca Intesa (now Intesa Sanpaolo) acquired a 94.47% stake in VUB bank’s capital. Today Intesa Sanpaolo holds 97.02% of VUB’s registered share capital.

VUB is a modern, dynamic and customer-driven bank with many years of experience in corporate banking. The strengths of VUB’s corporate business are its team of professionals, network coverage and rapid credit decisions.

The bank offers a variety of banking products and services that respond to the needs and requirements of corporate customers, making it a preferred partner for small and medium-sized companies, as well as for large national and international companies active in the Czech and Slovak markets.

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Mlynské nivy 1
829 90, Bratislava