News from Myanmar

myaIn a recent article, Andreas Mach, Chairman of Alphazirkel International, gives us an insight into the latest developments in Myanmar and asks the questions if it is new tiger state in Asia.

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Family owned businesses in US & Western Europe are the most trusted

edelmanEdelman presented its 2014 Trust Barometer at the World Economic Forum in Davos yesterday. Family-owned and small- & medium-sized business outperformed big business in all regions. Here are some more insights into the report

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Alphazirkel 2014 Dates Announced

imageWe are proud to announce our events for 2014! Once again we have put together an interesting line-up of topics with interesting speakers for the coming year. We hope to see you at one of our many events soon.

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Alphazirkel International Honors Christian Dierig

Last night, our Chairman Andreas E. Mach honored Christian Dierig for his outstanding achievements as an entrepreneur and his ability to accept and conduct change with a very traditional family enterprise background. We are very honored to have him as our acting Country President for Germany.

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3rd Turkish German Family Entrepreneur Summit in Istanbul, 5 June 2014

alphaThe German-Turkish Family Entrepreneur Summit will take place for the third time in 2014 in the historical residence of the German ambassador on the shores of the Bosporus, in collaboration with the Turkish industrialist association TÜSIAD and the General Consulate of Germany in Istanbul. In this historical setting, German, Austrian and Swiss entrepreneurs will be discussing  with leading Turkish family entrepreneurs the topic:

“Owner´s Governance in Family Enterprises ” 

moderated by Andreas E. Mach, entrepreneur and founder of the Alphazirkel.

We will provide more information on how to register soon. Please save the date!

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Impressions from our last event in Berlin 2013


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IFEN and ALPHAZIRKEL have  been successful as the leading German speaking platform for family entrepreneurs since 2005. For many years now,  we have been reaching out together with German, Swiss and Austrian family entrepreneurs to selected countries like Turkey, India, Brazil, China and the Middle East.

On our website you will find information about us, our country presidents and all of our upcoming events.

We look forward to meeting you soon!

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