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IV International East Baltic Business Forum 

 2 - 3 June, 2016 in Daugavpils, Latvia

In search of events that present the opportunities less explored? On June 2nd you have a chance to travel to Latvia's second largest city Daugavpils and take part in the IV International East Baltic Business Forum. The annual forum aims to introduce both foreign and local companies to new business opportunities in Daugavpils area and showcase the advantages of establishing business in the Latgale Special Economic Zone. The two day programme includes plenary and business matchmaking events in sectors ranging from metalworking and woodworking to textile industry. The Eastern part of Latvia is well connected by road, railway and air so join the foreign companies like AXON Cable (Fr), Ziegler GmbH (Ger), Nexis Fibers (Ch) who have already established in Daugavpils.

To apply or find out more information please get in touch with LIAA UK office uk@liaa.gov.lv

In search of events that present the opportunities less explored? On June 2nd you have a chance to travel to Latvia's second largest city Daugavpils and take part in the IV International East Baltic Business Forum. The annual forum aims to introduce both foreign and local companies to new business opportunities in Daugavpils area and showcase the advantages of establishing business in the Latgale Special Economic Zone. The two day programme includes plenary and business matchmaking events in sectors ranging from metalworking and woodworking to textile industry. The Eastern part of Latvia is well connected by road, railway and air so join the foreign companies like AXON Cable (Fr), Ziegler GmbH (Ger), Nexis Fibers (Ch) who have already established in Daugavpils. 

To apply or find out more information please get in touch with LIAA UK office uk@liaa.gov.lv 

Did you know Daugavpils is home to Mark Rothko Art Center's, which is dedicated to the most famous postwar American painter with roots in Latvia? Learn more about the history and sites to visit during your stay in Daugavpils here.

See you this summer!

Programme

Thursday, June 2

Place: Center of Latvian Culture, Rīgas Street 22A, Daugavpils

Working languages: Latvian, English and Russian

11:00 – 12:00 Registration, Coffee

12:00 – 12:45 Forum Opening

Jānis Lāčplēsis, Chairperson of Daugavpils City Council

Representatives of responsible ministries and organizations: Investment and Development Agency of Latvia, Ministry of Economics of Latvia, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia.

13:00 – 13:20 Economic aspects of Latgale region

13:20 – 13:40 Development perspectives of Latgale region

Latgale Special Economic Zone - Daugavpils business offer

13:40 – 14:00 Investment environment in Latvia, EU programs for entrepreneurship, state programs, business incubator

14:00 – 14:30 Creating opportunities wherever you are

Nigel Risner, Business Coach CEO Speaker of the Year, Great Britain

14:45 – 15:45 coffee

16:00 – 16:30 trending business topic

16:30 – 16:50 Business support activities in the regional dimension

Representative of the Latgale Planning Region

16:50 – 17:10 Revitalization of Daugavpils industrial zones

Daugavpils City Council

17:10 – 18:00 Representative offices abroad of the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia

Discussion, questions, bilateral meetings B2B

Business Contact Market - B2B - bilateral meetings

15:00 – 18:00, Hall of Latvian Cultural Centre

The Forum participants are welcome to enjoy “Art night” in Daugavpils Fortress independently.

Friday, June 3

10:00 – 12:00 Study visits at Daugavpils production companies

Metalworking, woodworking industry and textile industry

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