AmCham General Assembly and Board Elections

AmCham General Assembly and Board Elections

will be held

9am-12pm on Thursday, December 12, 2019

at the

Budapest Marriott Hotel
(Address: 1052 Budapest, Apáczai Csere János u. 4.)

sponsored by:

The AmCham General Assembly (AGA) taking place between 9am-12pm on December 12 (Thursday), 2019 at the Budapest Marriott Hotel will elect the new Board of Directors and also AmCham executives will give you a report on the annual activities and achievements of the chamber.

Important documents related to the Assembly:

Please find here some important rules on the General Assembly as per the AmCham By-Laws.

Quorum: 

According to the By-Laws of AmCham, Article III. paragraph 3.1.8. “A General Assembly shall have a quorum if 20 % of the Members who are entitled to vote at General Assemblies are present. If the General Assembly does not have a quorum, another General Assembly can be called by the President no earlier than 30 minutes and no later than 30 days after the original General Assembly with the same agenda as the original General Assembly, …”
Therefore, if there is no quorum at 9am, another General Assembly will be called for at 9:30 am on the same day (December 12th) with the same Agenda.

Voting:

Please note that according to the By-Laws, Article III. Paragraph 3.1.14. “Each Member has the right to vote at the General Assembly except for Honorary Members and Members who have not paid their dues in full.” 

Absentee voting:

Please note that according to the By-Laws there will be no absentee voting, all votes must be cast in the room where the AGA takes place.

As per the By-laws (2.4.2.): “…Members who are entitled to vote at a General Assembly and are not able attend a General Assembly may exercise their voting rights at the General Assembly by proxy. However, they cannot exercise their voting rights by submitting votes using absentee voting ballots.” 

If you wish to exercise your voting right by proxy please use the Registration Form and Power of Attorney.

Voting Ballots:

As per the By-laws (3.1.6.): …” "voting ballots" for the elections to the Board will be available for Members with voting rights up to the beginning of the elections procedure, that is, the moment at which the chairman of the meeting at which the elections are held declares that the meeting has reached the agenda item under which the elections are held. Members who wish to obtain a voting ballot at the General Assembly must therefore arrive at the place of the General Assembly prior to the beginning of the election procedure.”

 

Candidates:

Please click here to read about the candidates running for Board positions. A printed Elections Brochure will also be distributed at the Assembly containing the same information on all candidates. 

Online registration for this event is not possible. To attend the event please fill out the Registration Form (available here).  

Please register for the event latest by December 9.

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Any person or organization not affiliated with AmCham is forbidden from using, copying, editing, modifying AmCham photographs, graphics, videography or other recordings without the advance written permission of AmCham.

For people under 18, parental consent is required for attendance and the use of images in advance.

In addition, the event venue may or may not be under video surveillance. By entering the premises, you consent to being recorded by a third party, usually the landlord of the premise or a security company designated by the landlord. AmCham Hungary does not own the footage and has no access to it. Please consult event attendants if you wish to receive more information.

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The data controller is The American Chamber of Commerce in Hungary with address at H-1051 Budapest, Szent István tér 11 (phone: +36 1 266 9880, fax: +36 1 266 9888, info@amcham.hu).

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Event information

Thursday, 12 December, 2019
Registration: 08:00 - 09:00
Time: 09:00 - 12:00

Budapest Marriott Hotel
1052 Budapest, Apáczai Csere János u. 4.

The event is only open for members. There is no participation fee for Members.

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