AmCham works hard to accomplish its goals and is a voice in the business community that is heard.
Filips Klavins, Managing Partner at Ellex Klavins
A group of members, representing various industries joined the AmCham board and staff for a Member Focus Lunch on October 30 to discuss their businesses and provide feedback on AmCham’s activities. We are grateful to Roche Latvija and AmCham Board member Rauls Velins for hosting and providing a delicious lunch!Read all >
On October 26, Kukainu team, represented by Janis Kukainis and Amy Hellkamp made their Kukaiņu Chili a winner at the 17th Annual AmCham Chili Cook-Off at Hilton Garden Inn Old Town Riga. The people’s choice award went to the Riga Graduate School of Law team for their Legally Chilly. Huge thanks to event supporters: AC Hotel by Marriott Riga, El Gringo, Indian Raja, Reaton Food and delicatessen department, Santa Maria and Ziedu Ekspresis.Read all >
On October 18, AmCham held its second American Music Night featuring the music of ELVIS "The King" and members of the "Million Dollar Quarter" at Paddy Whelan's bar. It was a truly unique opportunity to experience American culture and live music played by Marko Ojala and SugarSugar band in the company of friends and fellow AmCham members.Read all >
On October 17, AmCham held its second workshop dedicated to Value-Based Procurement with an aim to raise awareness of value-based procurement in Latvian hospitals. The event was devoted to recently localized RESAH guidelines in Latvia. RESAH is a public Central Purchasing Body specialized in both healthcare and medical-social sectors in France. The event featured lectures by Hans Bax, Partner of the European Alliance for Value in Health, Hugo Senichault, Strategic Pricing and Data Analytics Manager of Abbott France, and experts from several hospitals.Read all >
On October 11, the U.S. Embassy and Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga invited members to a joint Business After Hours at Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga with a high-level U.S. government official Arun Venkataraman, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets, Director General of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service at the U.S. Department of Commerce. In his remarks, the Assistant Secretary emphasized the power of American business.Read all >
I would highly recommend membership to other professionals looking to expand their business connections.
Gundars Ziemanis, Latvia branch Country Manager, Siemens Healthineers