JCI Latvia is organizing National Project „Finnish business days in Kurzeme 2018” to strengthen the bonds between Latvia and Finland by activating entrepreneurial relationships.

Main aim of this project is to gather 15 Finnish entrepreneurs and business owners who are seeking for business opportunities and facilities to expand or relocate their business abroad and present them unique business opportunities in the most perspective region of Latvia – Kurzeme (cities of Ventspils, Liepaja, Kuldiga).During the visits participants will have the opportunity to find out advantages of lowering overall costs by receiving Tax Breaks and Incentives and/or increase cash flow, find pool of employees, consider local living conditions/quality of life. Each of the city will be presenting main advantages and business opportunities for entrepreneurs, as well as give an insight of the daily routine and entertainment possibilities that is also crucial.

(Informative presentations about cities - Ventspils, Liepaja and Kuldiga, can be found here:


Visits are planned from 24th May to 26th May, 2018.

Program for delegates will consist of individually targeted company visits and meetings (according to information in registration form filled by delegates), meetings with city councils and partners, leisure and sightseeing program and closing event.


1st day - Company visits in Kuldīga and Ventspils; meeting city council.

2nd day - Company visits in Ventspils and Liepāja; Closing event in Rīga and afterparty.

3rd day - Leisure and entertainment program in Rīga and goodbyes


- Travel plan for delegates from Tampere - departure from Tampere Airport on May 24th, 2018, at 5:25 AM, Airbaltic. Landind in Riga 6:35 AM.

Delegates will be met in Riga Airport.

- We will help with advise and travel plan for other delegates who will travel from other cities in Finland.


- Travel plan from Riga to Tampere - on May 26th, 2018, at 23:30, Airbaltic. Delegates will be delivered to the Riga Airport by car.

- We will help with advise and travel plan for other delegates who will travel from Riga to other cities in Finland.

Project is free of charge for approved Finnish delegates (includes traveling in Latvia, meals and leisure).

Accommodation fee in Ventspils is 25 eur/per person per night, incl.breakfast, for twinroom, and 45 eur/per person per night, incl.breakfast, for single room.

REGISTRATION until 9th April 2018: https://goo.gl/forms/plZmfZZHzEWxtqB53

Contact persons:


Igors Djacenko

2018 JCI Latvia Vice President of Development

2017 Local President of MB Riga chapter

Email: igors@sdi.lv

Phone: +371 29468696


Ilkka Sasi

2018 Project Manager (twinning & multi-twinning)

JCI Tampere

Email: tnkk.sasi@gmail.com

Phone: +358 50 412 3703

Timo Falck

JCI Kotka

Email: timo.falck@gmail.com