The forum aims to share best practice and facilitate future cooperation. Speakers at the forum will include Dana Reizniece-Ozola, Minister of Economics of Latvia, Hans Brask, Ambassador of Denmark to Latvia and former Director of the Baltic Development Forum, Louise Fredbo-Nielsen, Trend researcher at Future Navigator, Svante Liljevall, Chief Operating Officer at Evolution Gaming, Jekaterina Rojaka, Chief Economist at DNB Markets, Olli Vuola, Executive Director at Aalto University Entrepreneurship Program, Oskars Priede, Managing Director at Green Industry Innovation Centre and Anita Krohn Traaseth, Author and Managing Director at Innovation Norway well as other business experts.
“Our experience from last year shows that the Forum is an excellent platform for participants to be inspired by best practice as well as to establish new business contacts in new markets. The Forum gives Latvian entrepreneurs a chance to learn from the Nordic experience in building sustainable businesses, and as a Norwegian bank in Latvia DNB highly appreciates the Forum and is gratified with the possibility to support it,” states Lauris Macijevskis, Vicepresident and Management Board member of DNB banka.
The focus of this year will be moving forward: innovation driven competitiveness and growth. The participants will share experiences on such topics as future consumers and market trends, innovation strategies, sustainable business development and change management.
Furthermore, the Forum will also touch upon such topics as Latvian business relations to the Nordic countries, future development prospects, as well as best practices in Nordic-Baltic cooperation. The Business Forum will be moderated by internationally renowned business expert Baiba Rubesa.