Past events

Kicking off the holiday season
Dec 06 from 18:30 till 21:00

AmCham kicked off the holiday season with its annual Christmas Charity reception raising EUR 1710 for our principal charities. In total our members have donated over EUR 2700 to RMHC Latvija, SOS Children Villages and Latvian Foster Families this year. More than 80 adults and 30 children joined the Christmas event and were greeted by AmCham President and Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Embassy. Various activities for children were offered, including Christmas crafts, making gingerbread cookies, roasting of marshmallows and a special kids raffle. A new Member of the Year Award was introduced naming the most invested members thanks to whom AmCham continues to grow stronger and better connected.

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Post-election scenarios explored
Nov 29 from 18:30 till 21:00

Amidst tough government formation talks, AmCham members had the chance to join a discussion on post-election scenarios for Latvia and how they may affect the business and investment environment. The event was co-hosted by Sorainen and VA Government.

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What we learned from LEGO® Serious Play® workshop?
Nov 28 from 16:00 till 17:30

Our top-tier members had an exclusive opportunity to join the team building workshop with LEGO® Serious Play®. Coach Dirk Denoyelle is one of only 17 LEGO® certified professionals in the world who engaged us in an interactive hands-on session helping enhance teamwork, innovation and business performance.

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Truth, lies and the media
Nov 08 from 15:00 till 17:00

AmCham hosted a discussion in Thought Leaders series with Ed Kemmick, an experienced U.S. media representative who shared highlights from his long and successful career in printed publications to starting and managing online-only newspaper "Last Best News". During an open discussion the impact of the U.S. Midterm Elections was also addressed.

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Members discuss growing need for qualified labor
Nov 07 from 14:00 till 16:00

Members of the Labor Force Working Group came together for the 5th meeting to discuss next steps addressing the growing need for qualified labor. Among possible solutions liberalizing immigration, supporting remigration and increasing good corporate culture between employers and employees were proposed. It was decided to explore conducting a survey among members on these important topics.

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AmCham represents the interests of its members, making membership a valuable asset.

Matiss Kukainis, Partner at Spigulis & Kukainis