Danish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce

Newsletter (week 16)April 23, 2010
In This Issue
22/05 Football Tournament
Job Offers
News from others
Membership Benefits
Danish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce
a non-profit organization established 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.
Exactly 1 month till "Sampo's Cup 2010"
May 22nd, the international chambers' football tournament "Sampo's Cup 2010" will take place. This Saturday the Danes and Spaniards will have a friendly match. Everybody's welcome to take part and cheer.  
The football tournament in May will bring together 8 major international chambers of commerce to compete in football at Sportland Arena in Lilleküla. It will be time once again to hold the flags high up and cheer for the best team to win.
Merli Lindberg
Pan-chambers Football Tournament 2010 
Date/ Place: May 22nd, 12:00-18:00, A le Coq Stadium, Tallinn
football8 major international chambers of commerce have decided to join forces in organizing a grand sport event to compare the fitness level of the chamber members. Last autumn, we had a friendly football match with the Swedes that we won! This time we will face 7 other teams - Americans, Brits, Finns, Germans, Spaniards, Swedes and a team from the Int Junior Chamber of Commerce. It shall not be an easy road to heaven, but we'll try to make it anyway.
The captain for our team is Tommy Jensen, who will be responsible for registrations of team members. Tommy has been in Estonia exactly for one year responsible for Strait Air Tallinn and has played football in Denmark at a descent level (!). Please take in touch with Tommy at or give him a call at 520 0922. He'll be giving extra information about the whole tournament, set up the team, organize friendly matches prior to the big day.
More information on the BIG DAY will follow.
Job offers
Customer Service Representative needed for Arvato Services Estonia OÜ
A Danish and English speaking person is needed for the position of customer service representative who's tasks are to communicate with incoming phonecalls, e-mails, collection and maintenance of customer data, clarification of customer requests by phone. Read more about the job offer and conditions from DECC website. For further information please contact Mrs Nele Laas, tel: +372 610 0323 or e-mail
News from members and other organizations
MAQS Law Firm informs that there have been changes made in the Danish Company Law. Read about the specific changes from here.
April 27, Tallinn
Danish Embassy together with the Tallinn University invite to a public lecture by Danish Minister of Culture Dr. Per Stig Møller on "A Stronger Europe on the Global Stage". Dr. Møller will talk about the political, economic and demographic challenges facing the world today and touch upon the need of the 27 EU Member States to lay out a common vision for Europe as a global actor in the 21st century. More info from here.
April 27, Tallinn
Connect Estonia invites to a seminar on "Recruiting a Team as an International Experience" at Von Stackelberg Hotel. Speakers include our chamber member Terje Henriksen and Justin Fidler. Followed by a panel discussion led by John Ross. More information and registration here.
April 29, Tallinn
Chamber of Commerce invites to a business seminar on "Expatriate Tax Planning", which will take place in the Estonian languge. More information here. 
April 29, Tallinn
Gastropub "Clayhills" has its opening evening on April 29th at 19:30 in the old town of Tallinn, Pikk 13. Official opening by the British Ambassador Mr Peter Carter. Drinks and snacks served, followed by live music. RSVP April 27th at
May 5, Tallinn
Sampo's Leaders Forum 2010 "To the Fresh Waters" at Estonia Concerct Hall. Download invite.
May 5, Tallinn
American Chamber of Commerce invites to a luncheon with the new ambassador of the US to Estonia, Mr Michael C. Polt who presented his credentials to the Estonian president Mr Toomas H Ilves on December 10, 2009. Event program includes official award ceremony of Melissa Wells Corporate Citizenship Award 2009. More information and registrations here.  
May 5-6, Szczecin, Poland
Copenhagen Institute of Technology invites to the International ICT-conference organized by Copenhagen Wireless and Mobile Consortia, NordICT Network, and Szczecin Univerisity. Read more from here. For additional information contact Iwona Windekilde from Copenhagen Institute of Technology (University of Aalborg) at or call her to +45 9940 2520.
  • Next DECC council meeting will take place on April 26th. 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 takes place in Hell Hunt. Everyone's welcome to join!
  • Foreign Investors' Council in Estonia (FICE) will soon have meetings with the Prime Minister of Estonia Mr Andrus Ansip, and with the Minister of Education and Research, Mr Tõnis Lukas. In case any of the members has a topic that should be brought up with the ministers, please inform us about it. We are here to lobby for you!
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 by Marco Iovino (Livonian Wood OÜ). Wines come from family-owned wineries from the area of Verona in the north of Italy and Sicily. Prices starting from 5€/bottle. Download pricelist from here. More information available from Marco Iovino tel 5391 1919 or e-mail
  • Special offer from Kalvi Mõis Hotel who is celebrating their anniversary on April 8th. Read more here.

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