New ALBC member - House of Baltic Linen
House of Baltic Linen has simple philosophy: to create beautiful linen things for home that people will love, that are timeless and will be passed from generation to generation. All linen fabrics comes from Lithuania, famous for its finest quality organic linen. Linen is the world's oldest and healthiest textile and is the best choice for the entire family. It is anti-microbial, resistant to fungi, helps to calm skin break outs, perfect for people with asthma, suffering from allergic skin disorders like rash or eczema. In cool weather linen sheets will retain body heat keeping you warm and cosy, while during hot summer nights it will absorb excess heat, feels dry, fresh and cool against your skin.
All House of Baltic Linen products are designed in-house and made with loving care exclusively in Lithuania and Australia. Pure, simple, refined and so elegant, vintage inspired designs pay tribute to everything there is to love about linen.
Business and events facilities for ALBC members in Melbourne
Australian Lithuanian Business Council's members now have access to business and events facilities at the International Chamber House in Melbourne's Central Business District. The use of facilities is free of charge during business hours and includes:
- flexible work spaces;
- meeting rooms with video-conferencing;
- function space for international business events;
- business development partnership opportunities.
The International Chamber House (ICH) is located on level 5, 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne and is a hub for Australia's extensive network of bilateral international chambers and business associations, their members and visiting local and overseas business delegates.
ICH is managed by the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources and supported by the Victorian State Government.
Get in touch with us if you would like to discuss access to The International Chamber House facilities ans well as other benefits of being an ALBC member!
The Natural Amber joins ALBC as Corporate Member
Australian Lithuanian Business Council is excited to welcome the first Corporate Member from Lithuania - company The Natural Amber.
The Natural Amber is one of the biggest manufacturers and wholesalers of amber jewelry in Lithuania, offering a wide range of products made only from natural and genuine Baltic amber: adult amber jewelry; amber teething necklaces and bracelets for babies; amber collars for pets and raw Baltic amber beads. The Natural Amber works with business partners globally and also exports its Baltic amber products to Australia. The company offers reliable business partnering with the following advantages:
- Large supply of ready-to-ship stock and fast delivery;
- Competitive prices and quantity-based discounts;
- Possibility of custom designs;
- Flexible return and exchange policy;
- Guarantee that products are made from genuine natural Baltic Amber, certificates of quality and safety.
Franklin Templeton Investments joins ALBC as a Sponsor Member
Australian Lithuanian Business Council is delighted to announce that the Australian division of Franklin Templeton Investments became Council's new Sponsor Member.
Franklin Resources, Inc. [NYSE:BEN] is a global investment management organisation operating as Franklin Templeton Investments. Franklin Templeton Investments provides global and domestic investment management to retail, institutional and sovereign wealth clients in over 150 countries. Through specialised teams, the company has expertise across all asset classes—including equity, fixed income, alternative and custom solutions. The company’s more than 600 investment professionals are supported by its integrated, worldwide team of risk management professionals and global trading desk network. With offices in 35 countries, the California–based company has more than 65 years of investment experience and over A$1,100 billion in assets under management as of April 30, 2015.
Baltic Investors Forum took place in Vilnius on the 4-5th of June, 2015
The biannual Baltic Investors Forum brings together more than 500 stakeholders and provides a unique platform for leaders from the government, political parties, business, academia and civil society to discuss and explore cooperation possibilities and growth initiatives in the Baltic area.
Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs visits Australia
Mr Linas Linkevičius, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, visited Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney during his trip to Australia in March 2015. The Minister was accompanied by Mr Simonas Šatūnas, Director of External Economic Relations Department, Ms Ina Marčiulionytė, Director of the Department for Asia and Pacific, Latin America and Africa, and Mr Egidijus Meilūnas, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania.
The Minister and the accompanying delegation met with the Australian Lithuanian Business Council to discuss further co-operation in promoting bilateral trade and investment. The delegation and ALBC representatives also attended a business networking event sponsored by Franklin Templeton Investments and presented Lithuanian economic overview and business opportunities for Australian companies.
Mr Šatūnas tweeted after the Ministerial delegation's meeting with the Australian Lithuanian Business Council: