Global Business Forum in Rezekne

Discover Business Opportunities in Latvia
October 28-30, 2015, Rezekne, Latvia

Director of the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia – Andris Ozols
presentation at Global Business Forum in Rezekne: Discover Latvia!

Would you be interested in getting 80% tax credit on your business profit and real estate tax? And how about a business location connecting you by well-developed rail and road infrastructure to Eastern and Northern Europe, Asia and beyond? Are you interested in hearing the latest trends in manufacturing and services industries and to network within European business community?

Then consider joining the Global Business Forum from October 28-30, 2015, showcasing Rezekne – one of the prime locations for establishing a business in Latvia. The city is known for company-friendly and secure business environment and tax legislation. In addition to a special economic zone offering superb tax breaks for companies, Rezekne has 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 Rezekne and to Latvia more broadly
  • Discussions on specific sectors, including woodworking, metalworking, transport & logistics and communication, electronics, mechanical engineering and food processing
  • Information about the Special Economic Zone, including tax benefits for companies
  • Opportunities for site visits to foreign companies operating in Rezekne, representing a variety of industry sectors
  • Networking with foreign and Latvian business’ representatives
  • Meetings with foreign representatives of the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia from over 20 countries
  • Sightseeing and special programs (upon request)
  • Ground transportation Riga-Rezekne-Riga provided (additional details available in the online registration form)

Wednesday 28th October
7.00 pm - Grand opening dinner and cultural program

Thursday 29th October
11.00 am - Opening addresses & presentations
12.15 pm - Keynote speech & B2B meetings
1.00 pm - Networking lunch
2.00 pm - Panel discussions & B2B meetings
5.45 pm - Cocktail reception

Friday 30th October
Site visits to companies


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

Hotel Information
Global Business Forum participants will receive special rates at local hotels. To view the special rates for hotels, click here.

Cultural attractions
Rezekne offers a variety of concerts, museums and sightseeing opportunities.
For list of tourist and cultural attractions, click here.
For information about the organ music festival ORGANisms on October 27 click here.

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

Contact person:

Liga Plaveniece, Investment Project Manager
Investment Promotion Division
Investment Project Department
Phone: +371 67039473
Fax: +371 67039401