Global Business Forum in Liepaja

Discover Business Opportunities in Port City Liepaja
November 12-14, 2014, Liepaja, Latvia

Would you be interested in getting 80% tax credit on your business profit and real estate tax? And how about a business location in a beach city with one of the largest ice-free international ports in Latvia, connecting you by well developed rail and road infrastructure to Eastern and Northern Europe, Asia and beyond?

Then consider joining the Global Business Forum from November 12-14, 2014, showcasing port city Liepaja – one of the prime locations for establishing a business in Latvia. With a special economic zone offering superb tax breaks and a motto "A City that Works", Liepaja exerts the best Latvia has to offer. The city is well known for company friendly and secure business environment and tax legislation, a highly productive and skilled labour force and established industry sectors.

The Global Business Forum program will include: Agenda at a glance
  • Overview of the business environment and opportunities for investment and export to port city Liepaja and to Latvia more broadly
  • Panel discussion and a Q&A time with Liepaja's City Mayor
  • Discussions on specific sectors, including manufacturing, transport, communication, services, textile and tourism
  • Information about the Special Economic Zone, including tax benefits for companies
  • Opportunities for site visits to foreign companies operating in Liepaja, representing a variety of industry sectors
  • Networking with foreign and Latvian business communities in individual B2B meetings
  • Sightseeing and special programs (upon request)
  • Ground transportation provided from Riga (Latvia) and Palanga (Lithuania) airports to Liepaja on Wednesday, November 12, and from Liepaja back to the airports on Friday, November 14.

Wednesday 12th November
7.00 pm - Grand opening dinner and cultural program

Thursday 13th November
10.00 am - Opening addresses & presentations
11.15 am - Panel discussion & B2B meetings
1.00 pm - Networking lunch
2.00 pm - Panel discussions & B2B meetings
5.30 pm - Cocktail reception

Friday 14th November
Site visits to companies

The Global Business Forum is organized by the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia and Liepaja City Council.

Registration closed.

Upon registration you will receive a promotional code for hotel reservations, which ensures special low rates at local hotels. To view the special rates for hotels, click here.

Business Forum Programme

For additional information about Liepaja, success stories of foreign and local companies and business proposals, click here.

Contact person:

Gundega Ose, Senior Investment Advisor
Investment Promotion Division
Investment Project Department
Phone: +371 67039403
Fax: +371 67039401