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AmCham supports fight against corruption in Latvia

AmCham has prioritized fighting corruption in our strategy for 2018 and joined the initiative of Association for Transparency - Delna to establish the Alliance Against Corruption in Latvia.

 
 
WeWork office open for Latvian start-ups in Silicon Valley

AmCham Latvia is extremely excited to welcome the newly launched WeWork office in Silicon Valley and congratulate Toms Zvidrins, Head of the Representative Office in the USA with this success.

 
 
Prime Minister addresses international community - 11 Chambers of Commerce

Prime Minister Kučinskis discussed government’s achievements and plans for the future with the international business community - more than 200 foreign investors, diplomats and members of foreign chambers.

 
 
Smart design for innovation that cultivate creativity

Our member interior design gallery Trentini hosted Business After Hours with a sense of touch, tour around and innovative presentation by Jennifer Celesia from Haworth.

 
 
Ingrīda Kariņa-Bērziņa elected to the FICIL Executive Board

FICIL elected new Executive Board on February 20. Congratulations to the newly-elected members, including Ingrīda Kariņa-Bērziņa, Vice President of AmCham Latvia.

 
 
Preparing for the new accounting law

FICIL calls to participate members interested in contributing to the new Accounting Law on February 12. If you would like to join the meeting discussing the draft law, please sign up: here

 
 
Welcome 3 new members: LACC, The PGF Group and VA Government

Latvian American Chamber of Commerce, VA Government and The PGF Group LLC have joined the Chamber this month. Welcome to the AmCham community!

 
 
New Chairman of the Board for FIMA

Olita Augustovska, former Development Director of FIMA, has been appointed as the Chairman of the Board. Congratulations and welcome to the AmCham community!

 
 
Evija Miezīte admitted to KPMG partnership

Evija Miezīte has become a partner at the international audit, tax and business advisory firm KPMG Baltics. Congratulations to Evija on her new post and a warm welcome!

 
 
Microsoft will invest $ 500 mln in Microsoft for Startups

Microsoft has launched a new support program Microsoft for Startups and will invest $ 500 million, giving new businesses access to technology, access to marketing channels and consulting support.

 
 
Meet Pepper – a new supporter in business

Diatom Enterprises decided to buy the robot Pepper for commercial purposes in 2016 - first, to explore software development in a new way and later to provide programming services.

 
 
Rocky Road: The Investment Chronicle of US & Latvia

Rasa Gulbe, 3rd Year Graduate at SSE Riga, currently working on a Bachelor Thesis about Factors impacting investment behaviour and income inequality, has written an article in a series "Rocky road" - The Investment Chronicle of US & Latvia.

 
 
     
 

February 2018

 
     
 

Welcome to our latest newsletter! Over 200 people attended the joint chamber dinner with the Prime Minister. AmCham Labor Force Work Group met for the 2nd meeting. February Business After Hours were hosted by Trentini, one of the conceptually most outstanding design galleries in Riga. AmCham will hold its 25th Annual General Meeting on March 7th at Hotel Bergs. The presence of each member is very important, and we encourage you to sign up!

 
     
     
 

Upcoming events

 
     

Mar 05, 2018

The Keys to Success to Enter the U.S. Market

from 09:30 till 14:00

 
     

Mar 07, 2018

AmCham selects new board and officials

from 19:00 till 21:00

 
     

Mar 09, 2018

Redefining Leadership in the 4th Industrial Revolution

from 08:30 till 10:30

 
     

Mar 21, 2018

AGER Presentation: What drives the entrepreneurial spirit?

from 11:00 till 12:30

 
     

Apr 03, 2018

U.S.-Baltic Business Summit encourages greater trade and investment

from 14:00 till 18:00

 
     

Apr 04, 2018

Are you ready for GDPR?

from 18:30 till 21:00

 
     

Apr 21, 2018

Quarter century for AmCham

from 18:30 till 23:00

 
     

May 24, 2018

Great networking and playful humor of Don Pasquale

from 17:30 till 21:00

 
     

Jun 30, 2018

U.S. Independence picnic gathers 1000 visitors

from 13:00 till 16:00

 
     
 
 
 
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