We are very pleased to be part of AmCham and are looking forward to driving innovation forward in Latvia.
Mikko Fernström, General Manager, Biogen Latvia
Delna invites you to join an online conference "Corruption – a Threat to National and Global Security" on 8 December 2023, at 9:30 at Hotel Rīdzene. Latvia's results in Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index fall significantly short of what was expected in Latvia's National Development Plan (to reach 64 points in 2024). Over the last six years, Latvia's indicator has improved only by 1 point, reaching 59 points.Read all >
On November 29, the AmCham Labor Force work group met to discuss the recent conference on Human Capital, STEM education support activities, and the group’s priorities for 2024. The group also had an opportunity to learn more about Forte, a potential pilot project promoting digital skills as part of life-long learning.Read all >
As Christmas is the season of giving, we invite all members to consider giving back to the community. You may support one of AmCham's principal charities that are promoting the health and well-being of Latvia’s children and women: Children's Hospital Foundation, Latvian Foster Family Association, Pink Train Foundation, Ronald McDonald House Charities Latvija, and SOS Children’s Villages. By helping them, you will make a positive impact on the lives of local families. Donate directly or during our Christmas charity raffle!Read all >
Baltijas Elektro Sabiedrība (Baltik Elektro), one of the leading wholesalers of electrical products in Latvia, has joined the Chamber as a Corporate Contributing member. The company stands as a key player in Latvia's electrical wholesale sector, boasting three decades of industry expertise. For the past 25 years, it has proudly been a part of the esteemed Würth Group. A warm welcome to AmCham!Read all >
We invite you to take a survey to assess our programs and activities in the past year and to collect ideas for the future. Your feedback and suggestions are important not only for us to improve and maintain our activities, but, more importantly, to bring more value to you and your membership. Please fill it out by December 4, 2023: HERERead all >
On November 24, AmCham Healthcare work group met Boriss Knigins, Deputy Secretary of State at the Ministry of Health, and Inga Milasevica, Deputy Director of NHS to discuss the current issues in the healthcare sector, including healthcare financing, value-based procurements, and the first VBHC pilot project, secondary health data, precision medicine and implementation of the digital health strategy. The group meets with the Ministry of Health every quarter to discuss the progress on issues that have been prioritized by the AmCham Healthcare Work Group.Read all >
On November 24, members discussed the importance of raising awareness of STEM education in Latvia and were introduced to the Leadership Development Program developed by Iespējamā Misija and Futurimo Riga of Riga Technical University. The group will spread the word about the Leadership Development Program to the AmCham community.Read all >
This year, the Children's Hospital Foundation received a donation of one million euros from IT company MikroTik. The company has been supporting the Children's Hospital since 2015, donating more than four million euros. This time, the donation is intended for the improvement of medical services of the Children's Clinical University Hospital, further education of employees, as well as attracting specialists from abroad.Read all >
Hotel & Restaurant Neiburgs has been included in the revered Michelin Guide as a suggested restaurant in Latvia. Congratulations on this monumental achievement! The inaugural MICHELIN Guide Latvia 2024 was launched on November 21st featuring 26 restaurants spread across the country – 19 situated within Riga and 7 located outside of the capital – and includes one restaurant honored with One MICHELIN Star, three restaurants awarded a MICHELIN Bib Gourmand, and one restaurant highlighted with a MICHELIN Green Star for sustainability.Read all >
Membership is an attestation that we belong to the modern Latvian business community.
Dace Silava-Tomsone, Managing Partner, COBALT