Danish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce

Newsletter (week 44)November 3, 2010
In This Issue
Order Xmas beer
Invite: visit a member
Event calendar
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.
November - preparations for winter will start

It's almost time to start thinking about the Christmas already, start planning the menu and setting some dates. Pay attention that the Danish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce's Christmas celebration will take place on Friday, December 10th at 5pm. The other chambers' christmas events are listed in the end of our newsletter. Pay attention that you wouldn't double-book yourself.

Yet, before Christmas we shall have the opportunity to congratulate the Danish Cultural Institute for its 20th anniversary in Estonia, meet with the Estonian Ambassador in Copenhagen and and visit Estonian Expo Center and find out about how to get business leads via them, and meet some new contacts amongst local Dutch, Norwegians and Spanish people.

See you at the upcoming events!
Merli Lindberg
* NB! Before your calendar is fully booked for Christmas, please book the Danish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce's Christmas party for December 10th at 17:00.

Order now: Juleøl - Danish Christmas Beer

"J-day" as always the first Friday of November is this week, on November 5th. It is an annual day of celebration all over Denmark as the the special Christmas beer shall be released for sale.

You have now a very special possibility to order the beer to Estonia. Minimum quantity is one case of beer i.e 24 cans. Place your orders for Danish beer and Italian wine (see pricelist below) with Marco Iovino miovino.redbaron@hotmail.com 

NB The final deadline for placing the order for Danish Christmas beer is November 9th at 12:00.
Visit our member - Branding Estonia OÜ
 Date / Place: Nov 17th at 17:15-19:30, Tallinn Airport at terminal gate no 3
What do you mean "branding estonia"? What is behind it and who is behind the idea? On this very special after business hours meeting, we shall meet with a Danish businessman, a long-time entrepreneur Mr Jan Vistisen who has kindly promised to tell about himself - his past experience in different countries including Estonia, and about his current project "Estonian Expo Center".


Our host shall treat us with drinks and snacks, live music and plenty of time to mingle - to meet people, and establish new contacts.


The Danish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce has kindly invited members of the Holland Business Club,  the Norwegian-Estonian Chamber of Commerce and the Spanish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce to join us at this event.


* Event is free of Go to homepagecharge for everyone. Please bring your ID along since we need to pass the customs. Please register by clicking here latest November 15th at noon.

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 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.

* Follow the news on Danish Culture events in Estonia at Facebook - click here. 
Events calendar including events from other organizations

November 7th
The British-Estonian Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the annual Guy Fawkes Night at restaurant-lounge Pärl, Pirita beach, Merivälja tee 5. The event starts at 4pm. Registration needed.

November 5th
Congratulations! Danish Cultural Insitute celebrates its' 20th anniversary  with a book presentation at the National Library. "Kilde Taani suhetest Eestiga / Danish-Estonian Relations" is a book published in Estonian and for Estonian readers, compiled by Silvi Teesalu and published by the Danish Cultural Institute. The book presentation and a venue for the anniversary will take place at National Library on November 5th at 15:00. Registration needed at juubel20@dankultur.ee More information www.dankultur.ee


November 11th

The Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is organizing a morning-coffee event with the Estonian Ambassador at Copenhagen, H.E. Meelike Palli on Thursday, November 11th from 9:00-10:30 at their premises (Toom-Kooli 17). Topics are related to cooperation between Estonia and Denmark, about the embassy's possibilities to assist Estonian companies, communication and cultural differences in Denmark. Event is in Estonian. Cost 150 EEK. Registration open till November 9th.  Please register here.

November 17th
The Nordic Council of Ministers' Office in Tallinn is inviting to a seminar "Green Marketing - Sustainable Asset" in partnership with the Danish Embassy, Nordic Ecolabelling, and an Estonian non-profit organization Ökomeedia. It is about the success stories and features of green marketing. The keynote speaker is John Grant from the UK. The event will take place at Rotermanni Quarter's Brown House's ground floor. Cost: 420 EEK. Registration open till November 10th. Please read more about the event and register here.
November 17th
DECC's visit-seminar to Estonian Expo Center at Tallinn Airport,  17:15-19:30.
November 19-20
Business mission to Kaliningrad on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Kaliningrad's Chamber of Commerce. More information from click here and info@erpp.ee

November 25th
The American Chamber of Commerce in Estonia is celebrating its annual Thanksgiving Dinner at Radisson Blu hotel with fun performance, special program for kids, raffles. 500 EEK /prs.

Christmas parties
Nov 26 - the Finnish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce's 'pikkujoulu'
Dec 5 - the Dutch Business Club in Estonia celebrates the day of St Nicolaas.
Dec 7 - the American Chamber of Commerce in Estonia is celebrating the annual Christmas party.
Dec 9 - the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Estonia is celebrating the annual Christmas party at Meriton Grand hotel's Piano Bar (Paldiski mnt 4).
Dec 10 - the Danish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the annual Christmas party starting at 5pm. More info coming up.
Dec 15 - the Spanish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce celebrates its annual Christmas party at Kohtu 2a, Toompea.

* Follow the news on Danish Culture events in Estonia at Facebook - click 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 offeredby 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 Yearbook 2010-2011 - a hardcover handbook pubslihed since 1998, published in English, distributed in countries that have economic and diplomatic ties with Estonia, presenting a full review on Estonia's recent developments, as well as studies and articles of outstanding people of the society. If you would like to have your company profile, advertisement, or product information included in the next issue please contact euroinfo@neti.ee. Deadline for turning your information is November 16th. Read more on the issue and take a look at the earlier issues at www.estonianyearbook.ee

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