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The cloud is here to stay

The next seminar in the Competitiveness Dialogue Series presented the long-term perspective on cloud computing from a wide range of international and local businesses.

 
 
Welcome 2 new members

Callidus Capital and Career Evolution Coaching have joined the Chamber this month. Welcome to the AmCham community!

 
 
Latvia - a safe place to invest

Our first luncheon of 2015 with U.S. investor Tim Collins of Ripplewood Advisors LLC gathered more than 80 members and guests. The representative of the new investors of Citadele Bank addressed AmCham members on how to make safe investments during periods of economic and geopolitical uncertainty, and elaborated on his investment model.

 
 
Playing catch-up

According to the recent EY's attractiveness report, Latvia increased its attractiveness for investment, and secured its place in TOP 10 as one of the most attractive CEE countries.

 
 
New General Manager for Radisson

Michael Jacobi has become the new General Manager for Radisson Blu Hotels in Baltics as of January, 2015. Congratulations to Michael and a warm welcome!

 
 
LAWIN moves to new premises

As of February 2, 2015 the office of LAWIN Riga moves to their new premises at K. Valdemara 62.

 
 
Top ranked by World Trademark Review

World Trademark Review, has named Raidla Lejins & Norcous as one of the premier legal service providers in the Baltic region and Ingrida Karina-Berzina, Partner and Head of the IP and Technologies Practice Group, as a top practitioner. Ingrida also serves as a Vice President of AmCham and Head of FICIL's IPR Working Group. Congratulations!

 
 
Executive Leadership Series

Our top-tier members met with Dr. Charles Barry, Independent National Security consultant to discuss regional security issues.

 
 
First data center company with PCI DSS Compliance

In December 2014, the European data center operator DEAC was first to accomplish the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) audit.

 
 
Setting priorities for the New Year

The AmCham Board held its semi-annual retreat to discuss the strategy for this year and the future priorities of the Chamber.

 
 
Call for nominations for Human Development Award

We are looking for nominations for the 3rd Annual Humand Development Award in the following categories: Social Responsibility, Education, Health & Well-Being and The Future of Latvia. The deadline for submission is February 11. The purpose of the award is to promote human development, prosperity and well-being of Latvia’s people. With the award we want to recognize the individuals, companies and organizations who have significantly contributed to human development and continue to make a difference in their communities. The Patron of the progam is State President Vejonis. More information: www.humandevelopment.lv

 
 
Skrivanek traines Latvian Civil Servants

Latvian Civil Servants have been trained in the English Language by Skrivanek Baltic and are now fully prepared to work in the Presidency of the Council of the EU.

 
 
Community
 
The cloud is here to stay

The next seminar in the Competitiveness Dialogue Series presented the long-term perspective on cloud computing from a wide range of international and local businesses.

 
 
Latvia - a safe place to invest

Our first luncheon of 2015 with U.S. investor Tim Collins of Ripplewood Advisors LLC gathered more than 80 members and guests. The representative of the new investors of Citadele Bank addressed AmCham members on how to make safe investments during periods of economic and geopolitical uncertainty, and elaborated on his investment model.

 
 
Many ways to help SOS community

SOS Childrens' Villages in Latvia have completed several projects and activities with the generous support of AmCham members. Children had a chance to play sports and games with Microsoft and AON teams. CBRE established sandplay therapy room for SOS children in Islice. With the support of SEB bank the campaign "Because he/she has YOU" was held this spring and summer, encouraging regular contributions to SOS families.

 
 
Executive Leadership Series

Our top-tier members met with Dr. Charles Barry, Independent National Security consultant to discuss regional security issues.

 
 
Setting priorities for the New Year

The AmCham Board held its semi-annual retreat to discuss the strategy for this year and the future priorities of the Chamber.

 
 
     
 

January 2015

 
     
 

Welcome! The year has kicked off with various activities. This month we met with the new investor of Citadele Banka, Tim Collins, discussed security matters with independent expert Dr. Charles Barry and together with Riga Business School hosted a seminar on cloud computing for managers. The AmCham Board approved the strategy for the coming year with the following priorities: enhancing transatlantic trade, responding to demographic change and improving the business and investment climate in the country. Throughout the year we will be addressing these in our programs and advocacy efforts.

 
     
     
 

Upcoming events

 
     

Feb 19, 2015

Executive Leadership Series

from 09:00 till 10:30

 
     

Feb 20, 2015

A night at the Opera

from 18:00 till 21:00

 
     

Feb 25, 2015

Members speak out

from 13:00 till 14:30

 
     

Feb 26, 2015

We will be as great as our will

from 11:30 till 14:00

 
     

Mar 12, 2015

AmCham selects new Board and President

from 19:00 till 21:00

 
     

Apr 16, 2015

The people are who really matters

from 18:30 till 21:00

 
     
 

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