The Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA), in partnership with the Latvian American Chamber of Commerce (LACC) and the Latvian Exporters Association “The Red Jackets", is excited to invite you to the third edition of the "Mini Spotlight" webinar series. This time will introduce you to company benefits of being on the ground in America from Riga Wood North America and insights of collaboration with US Army from Exonicus.

DATE: Wednesday, November 1 at 18.00 EET / 12pm ET / 9pm PT.

The "Mini Spotlight" series offers attendees an exclusive opportunity to gain insights into the success stories of Latvian companies operating in the American marketplace. This event will feature presentations and discussions with industry leaders who have made significant strides in expanding their businesses and exporting Latvian products to the United States.

Lauris Lambergs, the Co-President of the Latvian American Chamber of Commerce, will open the third seminar with a comprehensive recap of the recently concluded Spotlight Latvia business conference.  He shares: “The Spotlight Latvia business conference is a unique opportunity for US-based companies and entrepreneurs to learn about the advantages of conducting business in Latvia.  With over 225 attendees, Spotlight Boston 2023 was the most successful event in LACC history, highlighted by the presence of Latvian President Edgars Rinkēvičs and numerous other governmental, academic, and business dignitaries.  In the upcoming Mini-Spotlight webinar I will highlight key speakers, panels and critical take-aways of the event and how you can benefit from the knowledge shared.”

After that, the “Mini Spotlight” participants will have the opportunity to hear the captivating journey of the global leader in performance-oriented birch plywood-based product solutions.  “We will share our vision and experience of the wood industry transformation from classic wood processing to the bio-based product manufacturing mindset.” says Edgars Kerijs, the President of Riga Wood North America.

Lastly, the webinar will share how to secure the US Army as a client with valuable insights from Sandis Kondrāts, the CEO of Exonicus. Exonicus provides a suite of trauma and CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear) training solutions that can help you train leveraging the power of medical simulation while only using a fraction of the resources. Exonicus help you provide a world-class simulation experience without requiring expensive equipment or dedicated simulation staff. Sandis shares: “A decade ago, we embarked on our journey in the US market, with a vision to establish a global presence right from the start. Fostering a strong connection with Latvia, we founded an R&D center as a sandbox for our diverse, multinational transatlantic team. This strong foundation has driven our growth across the domains of Education, Medical, and Defence within NATO, cementing our position globally. In the upcoming webinar, I will elaborate on the critical initiatives that led to the gaining the US Army as one our key customers”, shares Sandis Kondrāts, the CEO of Exonicus.

The "Mini Spotlight" series aims to promote Latvia's image and exports by highlighting specific success stories of Latvian businesses currently thriving in the United States. By providing information on the latest economic developments in Latvia and the European Union, these webinars serve as a powerful tool for building and expanding the country's presence on the global stage. “We encourage all business professionals, entrepreneurs, and individuals interested in international trade to join us for this enlightening event. Learn from industry experts and network with like-minded individuals to explore new business opportunities and strengthen Latvia's position in the global market”, invites event moderator and Latvian Exporter Associations Managing Director Līva Stūrmane.

The second Mini Spotlight webinar will be available on our Youtube channel. Sign up for the Mini Spotlight here.