Back to | Eskporto Klubas: Canada

Back to | Eskporto Klubas: Canada

June 21, 2022

🇫🇷 🤝 🇱🇹 🔗 🇨🇦 | 𝙇𝙖𝙪𝙣𝙘𝙝 𝙤𝙛 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙚𝙭𝙥𝙤𝙧𝙩 𝙘𝙡𝙪𝙗 𝙤𝙛 𝙩𝙝𝙚 French Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce

🗓 This 20th of June 2022 marked a new step in the life of our Chamber of Commerce with the launch of the “Eskporto Klubas by CCFL”.


🌱 For the launch of this club we were glad presenting opportunities, informations and tweeks about #Canada. We are thankful to the 🇨🇦 embassy for sponsoring this event, as well as for the companies involved making it a success. 


Nothing would have been possible without the implication of Egle Jurkeviciene and Tyler Wordsworth. Tyler made a very clear presentation about Canada, its market size, the different Free Trade Agreemeents in place and all opportunities for investing and setting up a business in one of the province. Canada has no more secret in regard to all its positive aspects to us!


Anthony Poullain from Cargo Stream had the chance to present a summary its life experience from a Lithuanian who went to live in Canada as well as a slice its my own experience. 


Our 🇨🇦 member, MRC de Montmagny represented by Lola Vidal did a nice presentation about the opportunties and possibilities to settle in Québec. 

Our 🇱🇹 member, OBI-Consulting, registered in #Vilnius, represented by Stephan Chevalier, and specializing in Economic Intelligence shared a detailed presentation of Canada and of its risks overview.


🙏Thanks to all the the speakers and all the people who attended.

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Back to | Marketing Strategy: How to develop your business with social networks

Back to | Marketing Strategy: How to develop your business with social networks

May 20, 2022

On Thursday 19 May 2022, the French-Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce had the pleasure of receiving an international expert on social networks, Miguel Delecourt.

Miguel in a few figures:

📊 +30 000 professionnels trained
📊 +1 000 conferences

Miguel animated a conference on the use of social networks, mainly Linkedin, to develop your presence and your online reputation. He shared his passion with practical cases and quick wins.

We can’t say any more, you missed the opportunity to have those precious insights but don’t worry, he will come back… stay tuned!

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Back to | Vyno Dienos 2022

Back to | Vyno Dienos 2022

May 13, 2022

On 6 and 7 May, the largest wine exhibition was held at Litexpo in Vilnius.

The 16th edition of the Vyno Dienos wine and beverage exhibition was held at the Litexpo exhibition and congress centre on 6 and 7 May. The country’s leading wine distributors and producers, foreign wineries, producers of kombucha, cider, beer, cider, tequila, whisky and other drinks presented their products at the exhibition. Northern Europe’s largest beverage exhibition saw both amateurs and professionals attending seminars, tastings, conferences and forums.

 

Many Members of the French-Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce were attending but also presenting their products on creative stands such as our patron members Vyno Klubas and Iki!

 

Many French wines and champagnes were on display and many people were able to experience their taste.

CCFL President Anthony Poullain, CCFL Vice-Presidents Rasa Starkuvienė and Franck de Bruyn, and CCFL Director Guillaume Douville in front of the Vyno Klubas stand.

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| Vyno Dienos

The wine exhibition “Vyno dienos” – is the biggest wine and spirits event in the Baltic States, where professionals meet professionals and final consumers. Wine and spirits producers, international importers, gourmet representatives, companies that make glass and wine accessories for two days may enjoy a company and attention of more than 4000 visitors that are closely related and are interested in the presented products.

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Back to | CCFL AGM22

Back to | CCFL AGM22

May 9, 2022

A new board of directors to lead the French-Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce (CCFL) and further strengthen Franco-Lithuanian relations.

The French-Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce held its Annual General Meeting on 4 May 2022 at its patron member, Hotel PACAI in Didžioji g. 7, Vilnius, Lithuania. This occasion was the election of the new board of the association.

| French-Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors 2022-2024

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Back to | Growing social innovators: practice and experience in Sweden, France, and Cyprus

Back to | Growing social innovators: practice and experience in Sweden, France, and Cyprus

April 28, 2022

On April 27th, at 13:00 (EET) international representatives discussed social innovation and the development of social leaders. Experts in the field from France, and Cyprus shared their experience regarding the necessary competencies for social innovators and the eco-system leading to the successful development of social innovation as well as how to create it.

 

Speakers:  

🇫🇷 Cafui JULIEN, Ph.D in Management Science, Université de Poitiers, area of expertise – social business models.

🇨🇾 Sotiris THEMISTOKLEOUS, Ph.D., Director of Strategic Development Center for Social Innovation (CSI).

 

Discussion moderator:

Mindaugas Danys, an expert in social innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Back To | Business Breakfast : Overall Business Financing Alternatives

Back To | Business Breakfast : Overall Business Financing Alternatives

March 22, 2022

On March 18th, the French-Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with Šeimos Kredito Unija organized a Business Breakfast on Overall Business Financing Alternatives.

 

Taurimas Valys, international banker, Vilnius city councilman, and associate professor at Vilnius University Business School, led an interactive session on the different financing opportunities at any stage of a company’s maturity, from start-up to large company.

 

  • The first part of the presentation focused on the different means of financing for each stage of a company’s life, going from financial engineering instruments (backed by governments) to business angels through venture capitalists, crowdfunding, private equity fund,s or loans…
  • In a second part, Taurimas illustrated these different alternatives through his company Šeimos Kredito Unija.
 
The presentation was followed by a networking session among the participants and the teaser of the next event with Taurimas about the Public-Private Partnership. More info to come…

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Back To | Conference : “Money laundering : situation, evolution and cyberspace”

Back To | Conference : “Money laundering : situation, evolution and cyberspace”

February 28, 2022

On Friday 25 February, the French-Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce held its conference “Money Laundering Situation, Evolution and Cyberspace” in partnership with ISM.

  • The first part of the conference was a keynote speech by Eric Vernier, the dean of ISCID CO International Business School in France and a world-renowned expert in anti-money laundering techniques. Mr. Vernier presented a state of the art and latest statistics about money laundering.
  • After the presentation, Mr. Vernier has been joined by several experts for a round table discussion:
    • Alexandre Pinot, Head of Global Expansion at Arival Bank
    • Aurelija Balčiūnė, Managing Associate in the Banking and Finance Practice Group at Cobalt
    • Eglė Andzevičiūtė, Head of AML/CFT & Complicity – MLRO at Paydoo

The panel discussion was moderated by Anthony Poullain, Vice-President of the French-Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce and President of Cargo Stream France.

Replay of the event:

Keynote speech by Eric Vernier (in FRENCH)

Keynote speech by Eric Vernier (in ENGLISH) and Panel of discussion


COMING SOON

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Back To | Celebration of the Day of Restoration of the State of Lithuania

Back To | Celebration of the Day of Restoration of the State of Lithuania

February 24, 2022

On Tuesday 22nd February, the French-Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce organized an event to celebrate the Day of Restoration of the State of Lithuania. A convivial moment shared by the members of the CCFL and our business community!

 A pleasant evening with the programme :

  • Lithuanian wine from all over the world, and appetizers to accompany it.
  • It was an opportunity to appreciate and see artworks by the world-famous Lithuanian photographer Antanas Sutkus, that has won more than 80 awards in his career.
  • A speech by Arūnas Starkus on behalf of the President of the Chamber Rasa Starkus, and a speech by the Vice President Anthony Poullain, followed by a tasting of wines and networking .
 

The French-Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce had the pleasure to have the presence of the Ambassador of France to the Republic of Lithuania, H. E. Alix Everard.

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Back to | Meet and greet with BPI France

Back to | Meet and greet with BPI France

January 24, 2022

BPI France to support companies' development

On Friday 21 January at the French Embassy, some members of the CCFL as well as representatives of the French Foreign Trade Advisors (CCEF) were able to attend a presentation of BPI France’s activities by Virginie Poncet, Senior Advisor of the International and European Affairs Department.

 

Ms. Poncet presented the support mechanisms for French companies wishing to expand abroad and the assistance provided to companies developing their R&D in France.

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| BPI France

Banque publique d’investissement is a French public investment bank.

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Back to | Christmas event with the French-Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce

Back to | Christmas event with the French-Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce

December 21, 2021

On Wednesday 15th December, we hosted our Christmas event to gather its members in a cozy atmosphere and to highlight our community with our annual Business Awards. The Chamber’s business awards are a celebration of our members and to promote and showcase the great work, dedication, involvement of our members to Lithuania and to France.

 

2021 Business Awards and winners:

  • “Coup de Coeur” Award 2021: Palink (Iki)
  • Best France-Lithuanian Business Relation Awards 2021: Glotera
  • Innovation Awards 2021: Integre Trans
  • Special Jury Award 2021: Cargo Stream
  • Entrepreneur Award 2021: Bridge Media

 

The prize for the Awards was offered by our Member Mykolė, a lithuanian artist and printed by Luxart.Club, a big thank you to them for their support.

 

Our event was covered by the Lithuanian Tribune and you can find the whole article below.

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