12.30-13.00   Registration

13.00-13.20   Opening of the Forum

13.20-13.40   Entrepreneurial Award ceremony 2018

13.40-16.00     Challenges and Opportunites in business

 Key note speaker 

Mr. Arvils Ašeradens, Economical Minister Latvian economic growth priorities

Mārtiņš Āboliņš, Citadele Bank economist  "Developments in the business environment in LV and in the world"

Gatis Krūmiņš, Vidzemes Univercity Rector  "The interests of the state and businessmen in matters of national reputation, migration process and labor force"

Experts panel discussion: 

Arnis Kaktiņš, SKDS director

Vilnis Rantiņš,   MASOC CEO

Aigars Rostovskis,  LCCI Chairman of the Board

Andris Bite, Sia Karavela director

16.00-16.20    Coffee Break

16.20-17.20  Support to expand for new markets

Hele Lohmus, EBCL Delbi 2 project manager "Cooperation opportunites to Estonian and Latvian entrepreneurs"

Sanda Serafinoviča, VAA Chairman of the Board,  „Export Express”

Estonia and Latvia initiative to support and expand business in foreign markets

Ilze Eglāja, VAA valdes priekšsēdētāja, Inovāciju atbalsta programma „Valmiera rada”  Presentation of the innovation support program "Valmiera rada"

17.20  Closing of the event 

 

Moderator:  Haralds Burkovskis


Place: Koncertzāle „Valmiera” address: L.Paegles iela 10, Valmiera