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Who will be the next president?

The American, Danish, Irish, Norwegian and Swedish Chambers of Commerce along with public participation initiative MansPrezidents.lv/ MyPresident gathered to discuss the election process of the President of Latvia.

 
 
A look inside the ISP Optics factory

ISP Optics Latvia kindly hosted a great event at their production facility. More than 30 members and guests had a chance to learn more about their products and do some networking.

 
 
Members speak out

A small group of Corporate Contributing, Corporate and Small Business members met to discuss their businesses and to provide feedback on AmCham activities.

 
 
Invest in health

On May 7 the representatives of the Healthcare Working Group of AmCham EU visited Riga to discuss issues regarding investment in healthcare in Europe and Latvia. They met with representatives of AmCham Latvia and FICIL.

 
 
Because He Has You

At the end of April SOS Children's Villages started the campaign "Because He Has You". During the campaign anyone can donate to their cause and become a regular supporter of SOS Foster care.

 
 
Business is the main source of income for 59% of new entrepreneurs

59% of surveyed Nordea Business School graduates named their own business as the main source of income. This year 20 out of 60 boldest entrepreneurial ideas were presented to potential investors during the 5th training season "From Investor to Idea" of the Nordea Business School.

 
 
Planting trees and helping kids

KPMG Baltics continues its charity work at the Rauda Boarding School for children with special needs and plants 9000 pine trees in Amata district.

 
 
News
 
Who will be the next president?

The American, Danish, Irish, Norwegian and Swedish Chambers of Commerce along with public participation initiative MansPrezidents.lv/ MyPresident gathered to discuss the election process of the President of Latvia.

 
 
A look inside the ISP Optics factory

ISP Optics Latvia kindly hosted a great event at their production facility. More than 30 members and guests had a chance to learn more about their products and do some networking.

 
 
Members speak out

A small group of Corporate Contributing, Corporate and Small Business members met to discuss their businesses and to provide feedback on AmCham activities.

 
 
Invest in health

On May 7 the representatives of the Healthcare Working Group of AmCham EU visited Riga to discuss issues regarding investment in healthcare in Europe and Latvia. They met with representatives of AmCham Latvia and FICIL.

 
 
Latvia's shadow economy is not declining

According to the study conducted by the Center of Sustainable Business at SSE Riga in cooperation with SEB Latvia's shadow economy practically has remained unchanged compared with the previous year.

 
 
AmChams in Europe joint letter on TPA

Recently AmChams in Europe sent a joint letter to all 535 members of the U.S. Congress in support of the renewal of Trade Promotion Authority.

 
 
Become Premium Partner of the Year

Join our Premium Partnership program to highlight your company throughout the year with wide range of marketing opportunities: everything from corporate partnership event sponsorship to one-time visibility in the Annual Membership Directory.

 
 
Integrated alliance of established law offices

Raidla Lejins & Norcous law offices in Latvia and Lithuania have joined with LAWIN in Estonia to continue operating as COBALT.

 
 
LAWIN becomes Klavins Ellex

Welcome the new circle of pre-eminent law firms - Ellex! Ellex brings together the region's most highly ranked firms from each State, including Latvia: Klavins Ellex (previously LAWIN Riga).

 
 
Grand Palace Hotel upgraded to Five Star Superior

Within the celebration of 15th Anniversary Grand Palace Hotel announces that its official rating has been upgraded from Five Star to Five Star Superior by the Latvian Hotel and Restaurant Association.

 
 
Riga Toastmasters elects new officers

Recently Riga Toastmaster Club elected new officers for the 2015-2016 term. The eight newly elected officers will commence their duties on July 1, 2015.

 
 
Ensuring high quality standards

The Latvian American Eye Center has received a management system certificate LVS EN ISO 9001:2008 to assure the best results and cooperation for every department in the clinic.

 
 
What Happened at the VārdZinis 2015?

AmCham supported the world-famous English language contest for secondary school students VardZinis 2015, elsewhere known as Spelling Bee. First place went to Maija Olšteina. The event was organized by our member Skrivanek Baltic.

 
 
Comprehensive and ambitious TTIP will benefit business, employment and society

AmCham Latvia sent a letter to Artis Pabriks, Member of the European Parliament for Latvia and Member of the International Trade (INTA) Committee in advance of the vote in the INTA Committee on the TTIP report scheduled for May 28, 2015. Specific recommendations were highlighted in response to the INTA report.

 
 
Annual Membership Directory is out

We have just published our annual Membership Directory for 2015-2016. Let us know if you would like additional printed copies.

 
 
     
 

May 2015

 
     
 

This month members provided their feedback on AmCham activities. We held a lively debate on the election process of the President of Latvia and discussed issues regarding investment in healthcare in Europe and Latvia. Also, we had a chance to tour around ISP Optics factory and enjoy networking in a good company.

 
     
     
 

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Jun 11, 2015

Kicking off summer season

from 18:30 till 21:00

 
     

Jun 19, 2015

Ways to succeed in the US market

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Jul 09, 2015 - Jul 10, 2015

Expat professionals ready to foster Latvia’s economy

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Aug 26, 2015

Think security first

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