We announce a competition. "The funniest story what has happened with You at any Young Movers Conference". If You have a story which You find funny, would like to share and win the prize - lottery tickets for Free Early Bird Registration to YMC 2018, send Your story to with a caption - Competition story. We will announce 1st, 2nd and 3rd place at the Newsletter which will be released - 22.03.2017. 1st place will be awarded with 5 lottery tickets, 2nd place with 3 tickets and 3rd - with 1.  If You have a ticket already, You will get extra ones. Please note: in this competition can participate only the ones who are registered for YMC 2017 Riga. Do not hesitate - Fill the Form! 
More competitions to come...
Latvian Railway History Museum
Gala Dinner – the YMC closing event. Where everyone is gathered together for the final dinner evening. Usually Gala Dinner is taking place in very beautiful, locally famous places, that’s why this year we wanted to makes this event even more special. This year Gala Dinner will take place at the Latvian Railway History Museum. A beautiful place with deeper thought. Some thoughts how started our business, how it would all turn out if the machines wouldn’t develop, but we still would hold on to trains. How could it affect our business? The museum is locally famous place as well, where usually television events, concerts, award ceremony takes places. We are preparing a program to make the best time in Riga. 78 days till YMC! Yoohoo!
The newest way to send your freight from China to Europe involves spending 15 days on a train
On 3 January in Yiwu in eastern China, a bright orange locomotive pulling 44 containers laden with suitcases, clothes and an assortment of household goods set off on a 7,500-mile (12,000km) journey to western Europe. More...
The YMC 2017 Riga Organizing Committee expresses a million thanks to sponsors for their great support. The Sponsor list has been updated! We are honored to announce that discussions are opened and soon we will be able to update this list even more.
Silver Sponsor
Bronze Sponsor
If Your company is interested in taking advantages and boost Your company at YMC 2017 Riga, visit Sponsorship Opportunities.

The simple steel box that transformed global trade and our industry

Sixty years ago, then, shipping goods internationally was costly, chancy, and immensely time-consuming. Perhaps the biggest enabler of globalization has not been a free trade agreement, but a simple invention: the shipping container. It is just a corrugated steel box, 8ft (2.4m) wide, 8ft 6in (2.6m) high, and 40ft (12m) long but its impact has been huge. But inventing the box was the easy bit - the shipping container had already been tried in various forms for decades. The real challenge was overcoming the social obstacles. To begin with, the trucking companies, shipping companies, and ports could not agree on a standard size. Some wanted large containers while others wanted smaller versions; perhaps because they specialized in heavy goods or trucked on narrow mountain roads. And look how it all ended up today...
Attention: Limited places to AIRSOFT activity
As the places are filling fast, if You are still thinking about taking a participation at YMC 2017 Riga and You would like to feel the adrenaline, game tactics and choose AIRSOFT as Your outdoor activity, do not hesitate, because there are limited places for AIRSOFT activity. Fill the Registration Form, put down Airsoft as Your activity and see You in the woods. More information about this activity HERE...
Registration Form
About YMC 2017 Riga
Young Movers Conference will be held in Riga, Latvia. The official dates for the conference are from Thursday, 11th of May, until Saturday midnight, 13th of May.  YMC 2017 is preparing for participants an entertaining program – conferences, meetings, discussions and professional training activities mixed with outdoor activities, party and lot of fun.
And what is habitual in Your country?
That's what we are already used to while living in Latvia. You will all experience it at the YMC 2017 Riga. What's interesting in Your country? What doesn't surprise You anymore?
YMC 2018 - who? where?
The Young Movers started in 1991 to organize their own European Conference. The Young Movers Conference (YMC) developed to become a yearly event being held somewhere in Europe with participants from all over the world. Each year the young movers of one of the European countries take over the responsibility to organize the next Young Movers Conference. Even gossips are all around, until the very last moment the place for next YMC is kept in secret. This is a very special moment when finally, it is announced.
Next YMC could be in your country and in your town. You should be located in Europe, you should be united with your decision to gather this event with other companies in your country, get the formal support from your National Association (if you have one) that is a member of FEDEMAC and you are almost a winner. Don't wait until the very last moment, otherwise, you might wait for your chance for some years, send your proposal for and information about the place of YMC 2018 to
This is a public newsletter and, by Your own wish, You can share it with Your friends, colleagues and everyone who could be interested in attending Young Movers Conference. 
This is 8th Newsletter. The previous edition You can find here - YMC 2017 Riga Newsletter Nr.7
Young Movers Conference 2017 Riga
Organizing committee
 Direct affiliate of FEDEMAC
FF International Movers
Riga, Latvia

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