We are very pleased to be part of AmCham and are looking forward to driving innovation forward in Latvia.
Mikko Fernström, General Manager, Biogen Latvia
On January 21, about 25 AmCham members gathered at Rigat TechHub premises to participate in the first Business After Hours of 2016 hosted by Riga Toastmasters.
Guests had a chance to learn about innovative tech startups and gain some significant tips to make presentations a breeze. Riga Toastmasters had prepared short, useful and fun workshops to help their guests to improve public speaking skills on a daily bases.
After learning how to craft a speech in only 10 minutes, how to use voice and body language and give an encouraging feedback, guests concluded the evening with refreshments, networking and traditional raffle.
We were happy to participate and hope this event marks a start of new collaboration.
Toastmasters International is a worldwide nonprofit educational organization that empowers individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. Headquartered in Rancho Santa Margarita, California, the organization's membership exceeds 332,000 in more than 15,400 clubs in 135 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators and leaders.
TechHub Riga is a co-working space for tech and IT startups, developers and graphic designers who can meet, work, learn and collaborate. It is a home for 30+ startups, becoming the centre for the startup community in Latvia - among the current and graduate members are such startups as infogr.am, Funderful, Fabula, Froont, Edurio and MaxTraffic. TechHub Riga is also a host for various tech and entrepreneurship-related events, including Monthly Meetups, TechHub Academies and the annual conference TechChill Baltics
We re-affirm our commitment to the values that AmCham stands for and that we share.
Kārlis Danēvičs, Board member, Head of Credits and Risk at SEB Banka