Invitation to CanCham Talks - “Canada-Latvia Trade – what you need to know”

Dear CanCham Members and Friends,

The CanCham has launched a new and informative initiative – CanCham Talks – Connecting people and ideas
We are pleased to invite you to CanCham’s Trade Facilitation & Export group’s CanCham Talks evening titled “Canada-Latvia Trade – what you need to know” on May 12th, 2021 at 18:30 (Riga time) using ZOOM tele-conferencing. To attend, please register here.

Participation is for free, but registration is mandatory. Please note that attendance is limited.
We thank the Canadian Embassy in Latvia for their sponsorship in this event.
In this event you will learn, how CanCham can help you with trade and export, unexplored benefits of the CETA agreement for SME’s, and supporting tools available from LIAA, the Embassies and the CanCham towards the success of international trade.

Please consider inviting your business partners or clients that might be interested in these topics. If you want to submit your questions related to any of these topics mentioned above, please use this form 

The event will be moderated by Evija Baula, Export and Marketing Advisor in Canada, “LATVIA-CAN”
Wednesday, May 12th, 2021
18.30 - 21.00
Place: ZOOM Teleconferencing
 18:30  The role of the CanCham in Trade Facilitation initiatives
 Ilze Dçrupa, the Head of Trade Facilitation & Export group 
 Ed Kalvins, the President of Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Latvia
 18:40 CETA benefits for SME's 
 Julie Allen, Executive Director of Netherlands-Canada Chamber of Commerce
 Q&A (5 - 10 min)
 19:10 Commercial Relations between Baltics from Canadađ perspective
 Jude Pecora, Head of Commercial Relations-Senior Trade Commissioner
 Irena Cîrule, Commercial Officer, the Embassy of Canada 
 Q&A (5 - 10 min)
 19:40 An update on LIAA support
 Kaspars Roţkalns, Director of the Latvia Investment and Development Agency
 Q&A (5 - 10 min)
 20:10 The Latvian Embassy's business support in Canada
 Inga Skrűzmane, the Counsellor at the Latvian Embassy
 20:30 How can CanCham help you here and there? DMC system
 20:40 Discussion
Registration:Please register here
No charge
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Please note that the next CanCham Talks event will take place on Wednesday, May 26th, 2021 involving the Health, Leisure & Education group on the subject of
“'How to raise your immune system and mental wellbeing during the pandemic”.

Yours Sincerely,
Ed Kalvins, Chairman