The first local stakeholder's group meeting took a place in the specially protected cultural monument - Turaida Museum Reserve on 20 October 2017 on the theme 'Intangible Cultural Heritage – added value for the tourism product”.

The representatives introduced local stakeholders about the project, priority themes, objectives and the role of Vidzeme Tourism Association and their stakeholders in the project implementation. 

During this meeting, they discussed on good practices coming from other project partners and how these practices can be used in Vidzeme region taking into account cultural assets in the region and how to deploy them for sustainable and responsible cultural tourism development in the region.

The meeting was concluded with informing about the next project activities and the next stakeholders meeting on industrial heritage.