Danish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce

Newsletter (week 40)October 7th, 2010
In This Issue
Oct 15, Iceroad Driving
Oct 24, Social Event
Oct 25, visit to Bonnier
News from others
Offers for Members
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.
Meet new member:
Business and pleasure in October
This Friday we shall have an excellent opportunity for networking, make new connections at the Nordic Open 2010 conference with approx 150 participants from different companies in different fields. You have not registered yet? I have saved some seats for late "awakers". Contact me and I'll try to sort something out for you.
But there is more in October... Read below and see you soon!
Merli Lindberg
Safe driving training
Date/Place: October 15, 16:30-19:30, Männiku 
winterdrivingAlready next week, the weather forecast expects sloppy weather. Why don't we all polish our skills with the expert trainers of slippery road driving, and take part of a competition for - "The Skilled Winter Driver".
Program involves theory and practical driving on Autosõit OÜ cars. Bring along driving license, warm clothes.
Participation: 500.- EEK includes cars, instructors, sandwiches, tea/coffee. Registration open till Monday, Oct 11th at info@decc.ee. No show-fee/cancellation after Oct 11th 500 EEK.
* The event is co-organized with the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Estonia. Read more about the Swedes in Estonia from www.swedishchamber.ee
"Mediterranean and Nordic Treats for Friends"
Date/Place: October 24th, 16:00-19:00, restaurant Olematu Rüütel (Toompea)
You enjoy hosting friends and drinking wine? This is something for you. We have agreed with Anton Rostovtsev, the chef of restaurant Olematu Rüütel that he will introduce us to easy, but extraordinary treats that can be made quickly and set elegantly for an evening after work when friends are coming over. This is a hands-on Sunday evening with good company, food and wine. Download the invite from here. 
Please register latest October 18th at
info@decc.ee. DECC members 400 EEK. Places very limited.
* The event is organized together with the Spanish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce. Read more about the Spaniards in Estonia from www.secc.ee
News on the Baltics in English - meet people behind Bonnier Business Press
Date/Place: October 25th, 17:30-19:30, Pärnu mnt 105, 4th floor 
How are the news on Baltics made? Who makes the news? How to get to the news? What is behind BBN? What is news2biz? Those questions and more will be answered on Monday, Oct 25th after business hours at our member company Bonnier Business Press. Our hosts will be Meelis Mandel (Äripäev), Priit Hõbemägi (BBN), and Kertu Ruus (news2biz). You are welcome to ask all your questions. In case you will not be able to participate yourself, please send in your questions and I will ask them for you.
Please register latest October 20th at info@decc.ee. Event is free for everyone. Limited number of seats, preferations given to DECC members.
News from members and other organizations
MAQS Law Firm news:
- that there have been changes made in the Danish Company Law. Read about the specific changes from here. 
- they've put up a broshure on how to start up business in Estonia. Download here. 
- infoletter on domain reform in Estonia. Download 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 Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has established an Academy of Export through which they organize seminars and discussions in the format of a club to coach entrepreneurs to compete on the global market. Next seminar already on Oct 11th by Magnus Westerberg. Many seminars are taking place in English. Read more about the program here.
October 21st
The Nordic Council of Ministers' Office in Tallinn invites to a conference "Inspired by Ingredients" dedicated to the use of local raw ingredients while making food. Welcoming notes by the Danish Ambassador, H.E. Uffe A. Balslev. More info and registrations from Norden.
October 29th
The American, German and Swedish Chambers of Commerce in Estonia are inviting to a joint half a day conference "Investors' Summit 2010" taking place at Radisson Blu Hotel, to discuss issues relevant to investors' operations in Estonia. Please read more from here.
  • Next DECC council meeting will take place on November 9th. 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 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 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