Danish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce

Newsletter (week 47)November 25, 2010
In This Issue
Xmas coming
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.
Time to make Christmas plans

Big News! The Danish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce has opened the registration for the Danish Christmas party. Please use the web based registration form here to sign up for it. Please keep in mind that signing up already in November is more economical for you.

The Danish Christmas party is organized together with the Danish Cultural Institute and includes therefore more typical Danish virtues this year than ever before. All members, families, friends and wanna-be-friends are invited and warmly welcomed.

Actual offers at this time of the year:
- Christmas venues from Unique Hotels that have 2 cosy hotels in Tallinn with excellent possibilities for Christmas celebrations;
- Christmas-related IT design works - webbanners, electronic Christmas cards, etc from the chamber's website designer Siim Vinter.
Keep an eye on the offers for members at our website!

Last week, on November 17th we were hosted by Estonian Expo Center at the Tallinn Airport. Curious about the event? Take a look at the photo gallery at our website www.decc.ee/gallery Do you have a proposal on what companies we should visit next year? Let us know and we'll try to fix it.

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.
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.

Where to find partners for increased export? Look through the new up to date Estonian Export Directory 2010. It includes contact details of more than 1.000 Estonian exporting companies, overview of economic situation in Estonia, and the Estonian companies competitiveness ranking 2009. All information available in English, French and German.

The Export Academy is organizing study visits to companies in Finland and Sweden next year.

Electronic, free of charge database e-Certis including all information regarding documentation needed for international tenders has been launched by the European Commission. E-Certis database can be found at http://ec.europe.eu/markt/ecertis/login/do A useful link on tenders in the EU, check this out http://ec.europe.eu/internal_market/publicprocurement/index_en.htm

The winner of the Tallinn City award for the Responsible Company 2010 is Coca-Cola HBC AS.

The biggest North-European Agricultural exhibition AgroMek will take place in Herning, Denmark from Nov 30-Dec 3. Along with that they organize a match-making event AgroMatch. Taking part of it is free of charge. More information www.bioenergy-match.eu

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

November 26-28
An exhibition in Tartu "Quality of Life 2010" main subjects this year are green economy and green living. The Nordic Council of Ministers will introduce the Nordic Ecolable's principles at the ecofair. Read more about it here.

November 28
International Women's Club is inviting to its annual Christmas Charity Bazaar at Radisson Blu Lobby Bar and Lounge 24 from 11:00-16:00. All support goes to Keila SOS Children's Village.

November 29, 30
"Line is Money" a drama on Eduard Vilde's life and work in Copenhagen in 1912-1913 by theatre Varius. Play taking place at Vilde's museum (Roheline aas 3, Tallinn). Tickets 120 EEK. More info from www.varius.ee

December 2nd
The British-Estonian Chamber of Commerce is organizing a workshop on "How to manage your boss (board)?" by a professional coach from London, Mrs Reet Wiseman. Participation 550 EEK inc fork buffet at 14:00-16:00, Tallink Spa & Conference hotel.

December 4
The Danish Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania is inviting to take part of their Christmas event with X-mas dress-code :) Event wil take place at Radisson Blu starting at 18:00, whereas Danish dishes and drinks shall be offered. Everything at special prices and no receipts! Participation 140 Litas. RSVP till Nov 29th by e-mail vita.grigaliunaite@lt.dsv.com

Christmas parties
Nov 26 - the Finnish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce's 'pikkujoulu'.
Nov 28 - Eesti Kodu, the Estonian society in Denmark will celebrate its Christmas at 15:00, on Stenosgade 4, Copenhagen V. Register latest Nov 21 at info@eestikodu.dk .
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 8 - the British-Estonian Chamber of Commerce's Christmas reception.
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) starting at 18:00.
Dec 10 - the Danish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the annual Christmas party starting at 17:00, at Metro Plaza. Check out the invite here.
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 January 11th. 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 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 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 30th. 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