Past events

Labor Force work group meeting
Jul 23 from 13:30 till 14:30

The aim of the Labor force working group meeting was to reflect on the latest activities and set out plans for the new season, namely an Outlook discussion on AmCham recommendations on talent attraction.

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Over 1100 people celebrate U.S. Independence Day
Jul 06 from 13:00 till 16:00

This Saturday more than 1100 guests attended a picnic to celebrate the 243rd Anniversary of U.S. Independence. The festive event was fulfilled with American traditions, food, music and various activities and was organized by AmCham for the fourth consecutive year.

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Breakfast with Jekabs Straume, Head of KNAB
Jul 02 from 08:00 till 09:30

On July 2, AmCham members met with Jekabs Straume, the Chief of Anti-Corruption Agency (KNAB) of Latvia. Mr. Straume presented the current priorities of KNAB and discussed how the private sector can assist tackling corruption. Presentation is available here!

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Trust and international standards: key for medical tourism development
Jun 27 from 10:00 till 12:00

Over 20 representatives of 5 foreign chambers had an opportunity to join a discussion about health tourism and learn about related activities of LIAA and Latvian Health Tourism Cluster. Ensuring trust and obtaining high quality international standards were mentioned as the next essential steps to succeed in promoting Latvia as a prominent healthcare and medical tourism destination.

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Is Latvia a place for talent to flourish?
Jun 21 from 08:30 till 10:30

AmCham launched its position on talent attraction outlining recommendations on attraction and retention of talent in order to tackle labor shortage. Our position is structured in two priorities: promoting Latvia as an international career destination and developing skills to reduce labor market mismatch. We believe companies in Latvia can benefit from hiring international talent, well-fit to explore foreign markets thanks to their language skills, business knowledge and intercultural abilities.

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Daiga Auzina-Melalksne, Chair of NASDAQ Riga