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ILCC Newsletter March 2013

  1. 1. Newsletter: March 20138th March 20139th INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS NETWORKING EVENT –INTERNATIONAL WOMEN`S ECONOMIC FORUMVenue: SC Citadele banka Conference Hall,Republikas laukums 2a, Riga, LatviaWill the usual order of things remain in the future world?The increasing role of a woman in today`s society - has itany limit? The influence of the Arab spring in economy andwomen rights issues in the Arab world. India – how dowomen, business and politics coexist in the 21st century?Those and many more questions were discussed during theForum where more than 200 Latvian and foreign businessdelegates from different sectors participated. March 2013 St Patrick’s Day is celebrated on March 17th, the Saint’s religious feast day and anniversary of his death in the fifth century. Irish communities around the world have observed this day as a religious holiday for over 1,000 years.St. Patrick Day`s Celebration - receptionVenue: Albert Hotel, 33 Dzirnavu Street, RigaThe Irish Ambassador to Latvia, His Excellency, Mr. AidanKirwan welcomed more than 100 guests – diplomats andLatvian entrepreneurs - to celebrate this day with Irishtraditional food and whiskey and music performed byLatvian band ‘’Duan Alta’’ who specialise in Irish music.
  2. 2. 20th March 2013AFTERNOON NETWORKING AND REFRESHMENT BREAKwithVenue: Birojnica, 82 Dzirnavu Street, k-2 Berga BazarsILCC introduced a new networking event to its calendar‘’AN&RB’’ “Afternoon Networking and Refreshment Break”22 Latvian and International business people and foreignembassy representatives shared experiences of thechallenges faced in the Latvian business environment anddiscussed ideas of how to overcome one of the majorissues: lack of up-to-date information flow.LURSOFT IT presented the easiest and most cost-effectiveways of obtaining all the necessary information for a fullbackground check of an industrial, physical or legal personand follow up on any related changes.Up and Coming Events for your diary:April 11  14.00 – 16.00 Business Luncheon How to implement sustainable Rule of Law in Latvia will be presented by Mr. Jānis Bordāns, the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Latvia Venue: Restaurant ‘’Spicy Affair’’, Antonijas Street 12, RigaApril 24  16.00 – 18.30 Afternoon Networking and Refreshment Break with Venue: Library at Neiburgs Hotel, Jauniela 25/27, RigaApril 25  full day Regional Trip to Tukums (detailed program 14  18.00 – 22.00 Business Dinner – panel discussion with the Riga mayor candidates (detailed information after the 11th April) Venue: Radisson Blu DaugavaMay 22  13.00 – 15.00 Business Luncheon Venue and speaker to be agreedMay 29  16.00 – 18.30 Afternoon Networking and Refreshment Break at IT DEMO centre
  3. 3. October 18 10th INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS NETWORKING EVENT – RIGA GREAT ECONOMIC FORUM Venue: SC Citadele banka Conference Hall, Republikas laukums 2a, Riga, Latvia Topic to be discussed: ‘’Innovations and challenging export markets’’ For details contact: DUBLIN MARATHONOctober 28 & BUSINESS NETWORKING TRIP For all those budding sports men and women out there, ILCC is planning a Business and Sporting delegation trip to Ireland’s Capital City –So start training for the run, or watch from the sidelines and cheer the runners on as they progress along the gruelling 42.2km course past the city’s famous landmarks. More than 10,000 runners from around the world are expected to participate. SPECIAL OFFERS  ‘’ERGO Insurance SE Latvia affiliate’’ grants the possibility of special prices for insurance for ILCC members and friends. For details contact or  April and May – special discounts for membership fees for those who wish to join ILCC as we celebrate our 1 year`s anniversary. Please to contact for detailsWe hope that you have found the above useful and interesting.Companies are invited to submit their news and to use this newsletter as a platform forexpressing their views and disseminating information to others within the ILCC network.Your Contributions would be most welcomeILCC Team118 Aleksandra Čaka Street, LV 1012Riga, LatviaPhone: +371 67292153