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Expanding business network, giving feedback

A small group of AmCham members, representing various industries were invited to the next Member Focus Lunch on August 30 to discuss their businesses and to provide feedback on AmCham activities. Improving business ethics, increased cost of labor affecting country's competitiveness, agile entrepreneurship, and shifting focus on long-term goals were identified as topics that should be explored further by AmCham.

 
 
Coffee from bean to cup

Our member Rocket Bean Roastery hosted Business After Hours at their Rocket Bean Coffee House located at Dzirnavu 39. This was a great networking evening in the company of new and old friends with delicious coffee tasting, food, wine and the Latvian National Coffee as a charity raffle prize.

 
 
Setting the future course

The Board and Staff met to discuss the Chamber's current strategy and future priorities: maintaining transatlantic relationship, addressing issues related to the future of labor force and ensuring safe business and investment climate 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

 
 
ERDA, Inc Blue, Pfizer and Spire Baltic join membership

ERDA Group, Inc Blue, Pfizer Luxembourg SARL Latvia Branch and Spire Baltic have recently joined the Chamber. Read further to find out more about their businesses. We welcome them to the AmCham community!

 
 
Wonder how we celebrated the U.S. Independence Day? Watch the video.

Watch the video how AmCham celebrated the U.S. Independence Day on June 30. Around 1000 guests participated in our annual picnic celebration. Festivities included a wide variety of food and beverages, charity raffle, games and contests, American car exhibit and activities for children. In addition to various activities, 1000 EUR were raised in benefit of the Latvian Foster Family Association, RMHC Latvija Care Mobile and SOS Children's Villages Latvia.

 
 
Here's to food, shelter and better futures for children

Through a new global partnership with SOS Children's Villages, the Radisson Hotel Group aims to establish meaningful local relationships with SOS Children's Villages worldwide. All six Radisson Group Hotels in Latvia organized a barbeque event for children from SOS children villages in Latvia as a closure of the conference day within Responsible Business Action Month in June.

 
 
Are you ready for digital transformation?

PricewaterhouseCoopers invites you to fill in the following questionnaire assessing your company's existing and desired digital maturity.

 
 
Apply for 8 week CSR program!

Responsible Business Ambassadors is an eight-week program designed to cover all topics pertaining to CSR. It is a space where participants are welcome to share their experiences and learn from experts on how to create and improve business models. Application deadline: February 14!

 
 
     
 

August 2018

 
     
 

Welcome to our August newsletter. This summer we hosted a lot of activities: from the highest attended U.S. Independence Day picnic so far to the Board retreat, and Member Focus Lunch where our members had the chance to share their feedback. We are grateful to Rocket Bean Coffee House for hosting a fun networking event this week. Now we are getting ready for a busy season, and look forward to seeing you at our next events.

 
     
     
 

Upcoming events

 
     

Sep 11, 2018

Superpower of networking

from 18:00 till 21:00

 
     

Sep 20, 2018

Setting stage for Saeima election

from 18:00 till 21:00

 
     

Nov 02, 2018

The wisdom of teams

from 09:30 till 17:00

 
     

Nov 07, 2018

Members discuss growing need for qualified labor

from 14:00 till 16:00

 
     
 

Special Offers

 
     
 

The Self Managing Leadership® program: 9-11 October

 
     
 
 
 
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