Past events

Why invest in Latvia?
Feb 10 from 08:00 till 10:00

AmCham members were eager to meet the new LIAA Director who shared his priorities: ways to increase import and export from and to the U.S., active marketing of Latvia's strengths. Priority sectors for investment attraction to Latvia include: GBS, Smart Materials, Life Sciences, Smart City development. LIAA will also work on producing a relocation guide to help attract foreign and remigrant talent.

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Communication is key in the new financial landscape
Feb 07 from 11:30 till 14:00

On February 7, Santa Purgaile, Head of FCMC addressed AmCham members on recent developments in the financial sector. Substantial work has been done to restore the reputation of the Latvian financial sector, however, much remains to be done to support the sector, including developing capital markets and introducing new technologies. Among key FCMC tasks is communication, both international and local, to minimize negative impact on investors willing to do business in Latvia.

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Healthcare work group meeting
Feb 06 from 12:00 till 13:30

Healthcare work group members gathered for the first meeting of the year to continue work to improve the healthcare system. The Working group discussed its projects: workshop on the Oncology data registry, data-driven healthcare conference and a proposal of value-based healthcare developed by professor Liliana Civjāne from the University of Latvia.

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From brain drain to brain gain
Jan 28 from 18:00 till 20:30

Around 50 members of the American and Norwegian Chambers of Commerce and the Association of Business Service Leaders (ABSL) engaged in a timely discussion with business leaders and experts from Tieto EVRY, Your Move and Printify about main challenges and practical solutions regarding employer branding, internal mobility, remigrant and immigrant employee attraction. The discussion was moderated by Irina Kostina, Associate Partner of Ellex Klavins.

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What enhanced due diligence means for banks and their customers?
Jan 22 from 10:00 till 12:00

On January 22, members were invited to a roundtable discussion with banking sector professionals to hear their insight on cooperation between banks and corporate customers in light of more stringent KYC policies.

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I'm delighted to be part of business community which strives to improve the business environment.

Roberts Melbardis, Country Manager, Encompass Digital Media Latvia