Danish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce

Newsletter (week 38)September 23, 2010
In This Issue
Editorial
27/9 Business seminar
30/9 Seminar at Embassy
08/10 NORDIC OPEN 2010
News from others
Miscellaneous
Offers for Members
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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.
 
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Meet new members:
 
Ingrid Thomsen
September is getting nicer and more active 
 
Congratulations! The football match between the Danish and Swedish chambers of commerce on September 18th was once again victorious for us. Thanks to all players and the captain of our team! You were just super, guys! The game ended 5-2 and we were the one bringing home the trophee. Photos of the event are available on our website www.decc.ee
 
New events coming up already next Monday. Read more below.
 
Sincerely
Merli Lindberg
Visit MAQS Law Firm and get to know the inevitable changes
MaqsDate/Place: September 27, 17:00-19:00, Rotermanni 8 
 
The amendments that all legal entities have to undergo with the change of the currency, will be summoned up and presented by MAQS Law Firm. A guest speaker, Mr Siim Raie from the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry will give a presentation on just pricing agreement campaign. Mr Andrus Soodla from Sampo Pank will give an overview on the changes between the customers and banks - loan agreements, bank fees, etc. In addition to everyone having the possibility to get to know the law firm and take a tour in the office, the seminar is also followed by a possibility for networking.
 
Registration still open at info@decc.ee. Event is free of charge, no-show-up fee 100.-. 
 
See you all on Monday at MAQS Law Firm!
 
* The event is co-organized with the Spanish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce. Read more about the Spanish in Estonia from www.secc.ee 
"The Future of Estonia - Just a Periphery of Scandinavia?" 
Date/Place: September 30th, 11:30-13:30, Danish Embassy, Tallinn
 
 
Dr Erik Terk
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A business seminar opened by H.E. Uffe A. Balslev, the Danish Ambassador, with a special guest speaker - Dr Erik Terk, a Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Estonian Development Fund, Director and one of the founders of the Estonian Institute of Future Studies.
 
Dr Erik Terk's presentation is about the future perspectives of Estonia's development in 10-15 years ahead, and more specifically the positioning of Estonia in relation to the Scandinavian countries. He will give the reseachers' opinion on Estonia's achievements compared to Scandinavia and what is expecting us in the near future. Q&A and a discussion in the end of the presentation.
 
Please register for the seminar latest September 28th at info@decc.ee . Event fee 225 EEK for DECC members / 300 EEK for non-members including light lunch. Limited number of seats.
Nordic Open 2010 conference
Date/Place: Friday, October 8, Tallink Spa & Conference hotel 
 

nordic open

A Nordic-Baltic business seminar and a networking event jointly organized by the Danish, Swedish and the Estonian-Swedish Chambers of Commerce. The seminar and networking session is open for all entrepreneurs with an interest or/and involvement with Nordic-Baltic businesses. The objective of the conference is to expand economic cooperation between Nordic and Baltic entrepreneurs. Cultural differences in everyday business life, inspiration for new exports, and looking on how enterprises can profit by developing and implementing innovative and environmentally friendly technologies will all be in the conference's agenda.
 
Keynote speakers include Joakim Helenius, Chairman of Trigon Capital, and Juhan Bernardt, Founder of the Estonian Export Academy. Amongst all - Helle Fuglevig, the EU appointed ambassador for female entrepreneurship 2009 is coming from Denmark.
 
Panel presentations will cover areas like business traditions, environmentally friendly production, innovation technologies, and creative branch cluster cooperation.
 
Registration till September 15th 400 EEK including evening venue, later 500 EEK until Oct 1st. Later registrations not accepted. Register already today at www.nordicopen.org for a Friday business-conference from early morning hours till late networking venue.
 
More information and registration at official website www.nordicopen.org
 
 
NB Companies interested to have a promotion stand at the conference, please contact Merli Lindberg info@decc.ee the soonest possible time. 50% discounts for chamber members!
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.
 
The Royal Danish Embassy in Tallinn announces that the commercial department in the embassy has been closed due to reorganization. The closest commercial counsellor will reside in Finland. Therefor the embassy in Tallinn will no longer be able to assist Danish companies with traditional services offered so far. Though the embassy refers to local trustworthy companies. Any company wishing to be listed at the Danish Embassy for offering their services, please contact the embassy.
 
The Danish Cultural Institute announces that the Danish language courses for beginners as well as for advanced speakers have started from the beginning of September. Already two groups have been compiled. In case someone still wants to join, they are most welcome. More information from www.dankultur.ee or call to Anneli Prlin +372 646 6373.
 
The Nordic Council of Ministers' Office in Tallinn reminds that several funding programs will soon have deadlines. More information from www.norden.ee
 
September 28th
Danish Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania is inviting to take part of a seminar "Insurance - luxury or necessity?" at Radisson Blu Hotel in Vilnius, on Tuesday, September 28th. Price 110 Litas. Registration at chairman@dcc.lt
 
September 30th
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Estonia is inviting to a business after hours event at Viking Motors to take a look and get introduced to the new Saab 9-5. FOC event. Registration needed at kristiina@swedishchamber.ee
Miscellaneous  
  • Next DECC council meeting will take place on October 5th. In case anyone would like to suggest a topic or make a proposal to be discussed, please feel free to contact info@decc.ee and inform us about it.
Offers for DECC members 
 
  • Arigato Sports Club has made a fantastic offer to keep both our body and mind fit. Special offer for DECC members. Read more from our website under "Offers for Members".
  • Good, quality Italian wines offered by Marco Iovino (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€/bottle. Download pricelist from www.decc.ee More information available from Marco Iovino, e-mail marcoiovino@hotmail.com
  • news2biz - a market intelligence newsletter has a special offer for DECC members: 2-months subscription FREE OF CHARGE! Read more about the offer from our website.
  • Estonian Expo Center at the Tallinn Airport offers 50% discount from two first months contract. Contact raiko@estonianexpocenter.com Expo Center is a permanent exhibition center at the airport with promotion agents who invite about 100 business people every day to visit the exhibition.
 
You want to advertise yourself or your company and its services, here's the place to do so. Free of charge for members. Contact us at info@decc.ee!

Contact Info
Manager of the Chamber, Merli Lindberg, info@decc.ee Tel: +372 502 4006 Skype: merli.lindberg