Feb 1, 2023
9:00 - 14:00
Over 10 speakers
8 countries

Emerging opportunities in civil-military

In continuation of the Nordic Baltic Business Forum series, join us on February 1, for an engaging discussion with key decision-makers, public institutions and businesses and industry representatives in Latvia and the Nordic countries, engaged in the regional defence, security, and crisis preparedness.

The main aims of the forum are:

- To promote a cross-border dialogue in the Nordic – Baltic region on total defence and engage the private sector in strengthening regional security and crisis preparedness;

- To promote a knowledge transfer, experience exchange, networking and closer cooperation between different industries and institutions in the Nordic-Baltic region.

Paradigm Shift in the NATO Defence Outlook, Security Cooperation, and Civil Preparedness

Hasit Thankey
Hasit Thankey
NATO’s Civil Preparedness Unit

Strengthening Cooperation on Security of Supply and Crisis Preparedness: Learning from the Nordics

Mikael Wigell
Mikael Wigell
Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Resilience of the Financial Sector and Nordic and Baltic Economies in Face of Geopolitical Turbulence: Economic Outlook

Dainis Gašpuitis
Dainis Gašpuitis
SEB Bank Latvia
Nordic Baltic Business Forum is a great place to learn about Nordic approach. Charismatic speakers, valuable information and good networking. Recommend.”

Agenda 2023

Main topics to be addressed: 

- What is the current state of affairs in the area of defence, security cooperation, and civil preparedness in the Nordic and Baltic region?

- What impact Russia’s war in Ukraine has had on the Nordic and Baltic economies and their financial outlook?

- What are the emerging opportunities in civil-military cooperation? And how to strengthen our resilience and crisis preparedness?

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Nordic-Baltic Business Forum?

The Nordic-Baltic Business forum is event series organised by Nordic Chambers of Commerce in Latvia with the support of the Nordic Council of Ministers' Office (NORDEN) and the Nordic Embassies in Latvia.

The event series were started in 2014 addressing topics highly relevant to the Nordic Baltic business community, including regional cooperation, innovation, trade, green transition, and sustainability.

Accommodation & Parking

If you need a place to stay during the event, Radisson BLU Daugava (event venue) provides a special price offer for their luxurious rooms with a view to the Daugava River.

The hotel has on-site secured parking, conditions apply. For NBBF participants a special rate is available on February 1, 2023 - EUR 5.00 per car/ per event.

What is the participation cost?

Participation fee applies to participating parties: 50 EUR for members of the organising chambers of commerce; 75 EUR for others (to cover organisational expenses).

Can I showcase any products or services at the event?

If your company is interested in showcasing any of your products or services at the event, please contact the event organisers at: info@nbbf.lv!

What is the cancellation policy?

All invoices become financially binding on January 27, 2023. If you have registered as a participant, but need to cancelreistration please contact the organisers prior to the deadline listedabove: info@nbbf.lv!

What is the working language at the Forum?

English is the working language of the Nordic BalticBusiness Forum. There will be no simultaneous translation provided during the event.

Norwegian Chamber of Commerce in Latvia

NCCL is an association representing 100 companies with Norwegian-Latvian share capital, management or cooperation.


Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Latvia

SCC strengthens business, social and cultural cooperation between Sweden and Latvia.


Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Latvia

FCCL represents almost 50 companies with Finnish-Latvian share capital. We offer networking possibilities for Finnish and Latvian companies.


Nordic Council of Ministers' Office in Latvia

The Nordic Council of Ministers' Office in Latvia is a representation of the Nordic cooperation and has been facilitating in Latvia since 1991.