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Welcome 2 new members

NFC Team and Overbrook International have joined the Chamber this month. Welcome to the AmCham community!

 
 
US Senate approves Trade Promotion Authority

The US Senate passed legislation granting Trade Promotion Authority ("fast-track") to the US President. Many business organizations, including the US Chamber and AmChams in Europe believe the legislation is critical to the success of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreements.

 
 
Ways to succeed in the US market

AmCham held a luncheon with the US business delegation from Cleveland, Ohio. The event was an excellent opportunity for members to network and connect with various American companies from industries including manufacturing, healthcare, food and transportation. The panel, made up of both young and established companies, shared their views about entering and succeeding in the US market as well as some challenges encountered.

 
 
Kicking off summer season

On June 11 AmCham members were invited to spend a great networking evening at the Indian Raja restaurant terrace.

 
 
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.

 
 
AmChams from Europe visit Silicon Valley and Washington DC

This June AmChams in Europe held its annual Transatlantic Conference in California and Washington DC.

 
 
AmChams in Europe launch The Case for Investing in Europe 2015

The Case for Investing in Europe shows that the transatlantic partnership is critical to the long-term health of the global economy and that Europe remains the most profitable region in the world for U.S. companies.

 
 
DEAC launches Desktop Service across Europe and Russia

DEAC has launched a cloud-based Desktop as a Service across data centers in London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Riga and Moscow to enhance work process with improved continuity and security.

 
 
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.

 
 
Latest FICIL news on labor, sustainable economic development, tax and construction

AmCham as an Associate member of Foreign Investors Council in Latvia, including a number of our members, is actively involved in its working groups aiming at proposing constructive recommendations to the government on a wide variety of issues.

 
 
DEAC Announces New Version of Data Backup Solution

Dedicated Servers, Collocated Servers and Cloud Servers now have more options with New and Improved Version of DEAC’s BaaS (Backup as a Service).

 
 
Community
 
Ways to succeed in the US market

AmCham held a luncheon with the US business delegation from Cleveland, Ohio. The event was an excellent opportunity for members to network and connect with various American companies from industries including manufacturing, healthcare, food and transportation. The panel, made up of both young and established companies, shared their views about entering and succeeding in the US market as well as some challenges encountered.

 
 
Kicking off summer season

On June 11 AmCham members were invited to spend a great networking evening at the Indian Raja restaurant terrace.

 
 
One for all and all for one

There is no better way to bring together people, than by doing something good. This year AON Baltic decided to support SOS Children’s Villages by hosting a special day for the children of Islice.

 
 
Transparency
 
Ways to succeed in the US market

AmCham held a luncheon with the US business delegation from Cleveland, Ohio. The event was an excellent opportunity for members to network and connect with various American companies from industries including manufacturing, healthcare, food and transportation. The panel, made up of both young and established companies, shared their views about entering and succeeding in the US market as well as some challenges encountered.

 
 
Kicking off summer season

On June 11 AmCham members were invited to spend a great networking evening at the Indian Raja restaurant terrace.

 
 
Modest level of trust in NGOs, research finds

As a result of Corporate-NGO partnership seminar held in December 2014, the research on Corporate Social Responsibility and civil society in Latvia was conducted by Roger A. Ritvo, Ph.D. and Anna Feldmane from Riga Business School. The research shows that Corporate-NGO partnerships are continuing to develop, however, the majority of respondents have a modest level of trust in NGOs.

 
 
People
 
Ways to succeed in the US market

AmCham held a luncheon with the US business delegation from Cleveland, Ohio. The event was an excellent opportunity for members to network and connect with various American companies from industries including manufacturing, healthcare, food and transportation. The panel, made up of both young and established companies, shared their views about entering and succeeding in the US market as well as some challenges encountered.

 
 
Kicking off summer season

On June 11 AmCham members were invited to spend a great networking evening at the Indian Raja restaurant terrace.

 
 
Who is the most family friendly company?

Cemex, Nordea Bank and SEB bank were named among the most family-friendly companies in Latvia by the Ministry of Welfare.

 
 
     
 

June 2015

 
     
 

This month members met with the US business delegation from Cleveland, Ohio. AmChams in Europe had a chance to visit a number of companies based in Silicon Valley and the Bay Area, and launch The Case for Investing in Europe during its annual conference. Also, our members spent a great networking evening at the Indian Raja restaurant terrace and enjoyed spicy Indian food.

 
     
     
 

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Jul 09, 2015 - Jul 10, 2015

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Aug 26, 2015

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Sep 02, 2015

Charting the future course

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Sep 10, 2015

Staying tuned on recent economic trends

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