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Celebrate AmCham’s 25th Anniversary with us!

Next month we will celebrate our biggest event of the year – AmCham’s 25th Anniversary Gala Dinner on April 21 at the Culture palace “Ziemelblazma”. Sign up for the Gala Dinner in our calendar below!

 
 
AmCham selects new board and officials

At the Annual General Meeting, the membership selected a new board. Liene Dubava of Nasdaq, George Miu of Radisson Blu Elizabete and Ridzene, Renate Strazdina of Microsoft Latvia were elected for their first term. Re-elected for her second term was Ingrida Karina-Berzina of COBALT. Liene Dubava, Arnis Kakulis, Zinta Jansons and Janis Meija were elected as Vice Presidents.

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

Our 5th seminar on business opportunities between Latvia & the U.S. focused on the legal and cultural landmines, along with practical advice for a successful market entry.

 
 
Redefining Leadership in the 4th Industrial Revolution

At the beginning of March AmCham held the first AmCham Thought Leaders Club breakfast with a special guest from the United Kingdom Graham J. Bird, Leadership Consultant and Executive Coach of Oxford Leadership.

 
 
AGER Presentation: What drives the entrepreneurial spirit?

Our member Amway presented the latest results of Amway Global Entrepreneurship Report and reasons what prevent aspiring entrepreneurs from starting a business in 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

AGroup, All Media Baltics and Encompass Digital Media Latvia have joined the Chamber this month. Welcome to the AmCham community!

 
 
Promoting Investment: Institutional Improvements to Create a Sense of Security

Rasa Gulbe, 3rd Year Graduate at SSE Riga, currently working on a Bachelor Thesis about Factors impacting investment behaviour and income inequality, has written the second article in a series "Rocky road" - Promoting Investment: Institutional Improvements to Create a Sense of Security.

 
 
Ellex named Baltic Law Firm of the Year at The Lawyer European Awards 2018

Ellex was awarded Baltic Law Firm of the Year at The Lawyer European Awards 2018. The awards, now in their ninth year, were the first of their kind to reward and celebrate excellence across the European legal market.

 
 
Andzelika Berga becomes Head of People and Culture at Luminor

Andzelika Berga has joined Luminor management team as Luminor Head of People and Culture. Congratulations and welcome to the AmCham community!

 
 
Economic insights Latvia: spring 2018

According to Luminor Economic insights Latvia, economic growth in 2017 more than doubled its pace to 4.5 %. Latvia has a chance to grow slightly faster than Estonia and Lithuania in 2018 and 2019.

 
 
     
 

March 2018

 
     
 

Welcome to our latest newsletter! This month we elected new Board, held our 5th seminar on business opportunities between Latvia & USA, our top-tier members met Leadership Consultant and Executive Coach, Graham J. Bird and Amway presented the new Global Entrepreneurship Report 2018. We look forward to celebrating our 25th Anniversary. Don`t forget to sign up for the Gala Dinner here!

 
     
     
 

Upcoming events

 
     

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 19, 2018

Doing the most good

from 12:00 till 14:00

 
     

Apr 21, 2018

Quarter century for AmCham

from 18:30 till 23:00

 
     

May 24, 2018

A country of old men?

from 14:00 till 16:00

 
     

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

 
     
 

Special Offers

 
     
 

8th Annual Conference on Shadow Economy at SSE Riga

 
     
 

GDPR Riga Forum 2018

 
     
 

Executive MBA Info Session at SSE Riga

 
     
 
 
 
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