CHICAGO, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The inaugural Spotlight Latvia business conference has confirmed participation of several of the most influential Latvian companies for its Oct. 26, 2017 program at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago. U.S. businesses interested in learning about unique products, services and opportunities offered by Latvian industries, including Latvia's contracting needs for a massive rail infrastructure project, are encouraged to visit www.spotlightlatvia.com. A comprehensive agenda, registration information and additional details can be found on the website.
Organized in cooperation with the Foreign Ministry of Latvia, the Latvian Investment and Development Agency and the American Latvian Association, the Spotlight Latvia conference will enable U.S. companies to hear from key trade officials about the advantages of conducting business with Latvia.
"Latvia presents U.S. companies with great economic growth potential while also serving as a gateway to Scandinavia, Russia and Asia," said Roberts Blumbergs, Honorary Consul of Latvia for the State of Illinois and Chairman of the Spotlight Latvia conference. "Our conference has received commitments from many of the largest and most innovative companies in Latvia, all of whom are interested in working with or expanding partnerships with U.S. businesses."
Among the Latvian companies presenting at the event are influential businesses in industries such as food and dairy, IT, manufacturing and transportation and logistics, including:
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In addition to the general session, conference participants will have the ability to attend industry specific breakout sessions in order to learn about opportunities to do business with Latvia. Attendees will also vote on the Latvian company with the best potential for success—awarding it the "Spotlight LV" award.
"U.S. companies will receive an in-depth education in Latvian business and make quality connections with senior leaders across several industries," said Andris Teikmanis, Ambassador of Latvia to the United States. "The Atlantic Ocean may separate the U.S. and Latvia, but the Spotlight Latvia conference will allow for further opportunities to do business."
At the conference, Latvia's Economic Minister/Deputy Prime Minister Arvils Aseradens will highlight the benefits of working in and with Latvia. Other presentations include U.S. business leaders who have found success in Northern Europe and Latvian companies that operate successfully in the U.S.
Spotlight Latvia will take place on Thursday, October 26 at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago. More information about the conference can be found at www.spotlightlatvia.com. Additional questions can be submitted via email to [email protected].