DECC newsletter

Week 50 December 7, 2009
In This Issue
11/12 Christmas event
28/01 Sampo bank
Holiday Season News
Membership Benefits
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Danish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce
is a non-profit organization est in 2007. The purpose of the organization is to support economic relations between Denmark and Estonia, facilitate networking and  keep the members up to date with relevant news.


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Today is the last day for the registration for our very special Christmas event this year. Don't forget to sign up.
Looking forward to see you all at the Christmas event!!
Yours Truly, Merli Lindberg
santa clausA Very Special Christmas party!
Date/ Place: Dec 11, 18:00-21:00, Hobuveski, Lai 47, Tallinn
This year's chamber's Christmas event will take place in an ancient location of Hobuveski, old town of Tallinn, with traditional Scandinavian holiday food, Christmas carrolls, Italian wine-tasting, a friendly nanny and a real Santa Claus looking after the younger guests and giving them little gifts.
Download invite here for more details and register directly, since the number of participants is limited.
Sign up at Registration deadline Dec 7th, 2009. DECC member participation fee 300.- per adult, children under the age of 10 free of charge. Non-member participation 400.- More information on the event from or from our chamber manager Merli Lindberg, call to 50 24 006.
NB For families with small children, there's a possibility to visit Nukuteater just before the event. Nukuteater performs a doll-play "Tere!" in Kisme torn, at Laboratooriumi street at 17:00. The play lasts for 40 minutes and leaves you plenty of time to walk to Hobuveski. When buying the ticket before Dec 1st, please mention DECC since we have a number of tickets booked.
Visit Sampo Bank, January 28th
Date/ Place:
Jan 28th, 18:00-19:30, Narva mnt 11, Tallinn
Mr Aivar ReheCEO of Sampo Bank in Estonia, welcomes to a seminar on "Is the Economy Ascendant and How Far is the €uro?".
There are signs that the economy is picking up speed again. What are the signs to be recognized? Did we ever hit the bottom? What can we expect from 2010? Estonia is trying to do everything in these turbulent financial times to prepare for the possible enlargement of the € zone in 2011. There are several doubts and discussions on these topics. Is it only to elimininate the currency risk? What opinion does a person have who is managing one of the leading banks in Scandinavia?
Guest speaker, Mrs Irja Rae, board member of Fontes Palgakonsultatsioonid O to present the latest salary survey done in Estonia, including detailed information on payment schemes and levels used for more than 30.000 positions. Along with this there is also information on salary increase forecast. The presentation will include the most recent information collected and studied in 2009!
Sign up at Registration deadline Jan 26th.
Event is free of charge for DECC members, 150.- for non-members.
Holiday season in town!
Read on what to do, where to go, how to find the most authentic little Christmas presents to suprise your beloved. If any of the readers find that we have missed to announce some interesting event during holiday season or you would like to invite the chamber members to an event organised by you, please do contact us at .
  • Christmas Jazz - bring joy and positive emotions to your closest ones. Read the program and get tickets from ticket dealers in shopping malls or via web at 
  • This year's Christmas market on town halls's square was opened on November 29th and is open every day from 9:00-19:00 till January 7th. Photo and poem contest, Santa Claus and music program, this and much more. Read here.
  • The Open Air Museum in Haabersti, has a special Christmas village set up on Dec 19-20. Read more.
  • Next DECC council meeting will take place on January 19th, at 5pm. In case anyone would like to suggest a topic or make a proposal to be discussed, please feel free to contact and inform us about it.
    "Fredags' bar" has moved its location from Molly Malone's to Hell Hunt. Everyone's welcome to join!
  • FICE website is up and running. Go and take a minute to check it out  FICE - Foreign Investors' Council in Estonia FICE was launched in August 2008 as a lobby group acting through contacts with the Estonian Government and Estonia's Governmental bodies. Several work groups have been started up that are expecting your participation. That's a place where our voice really matters.
Membership benefits 
  • Arigato Sports Club has made a fantastic offer to keep both our body and mind fit. Special offer for DECC members. Read more.
  • Good, quality Italian wines offered specially for Christmas by Livonian Wood O . Wines come from family-owned wineries from the area of Verona in the north of Italy and Sicily. Prices starting from 5€ per bottle. Tasting will be available at DECC Christmas event on Dec 11th. More information on wines from Marco Iovino, tel 539.11919 or e-mail: 
  • Harnn & Thann shop chain, offering exclusive, high quality skin care products from Asia has made a very special offer for DECC members to purchase the products with discounted price for your beloved, friends, or colleagues. Read more from here.

Contact Info
Manager of the Chamber, Merli Lindberg, Tel: +372 5024006 Skype: merli.lindberg