On January 6, 2017, CRE:HUB project partner from Latvia organised a seminar with culture and creative industry representatives in Latvia.

Among participants of the seminar at the EU House in Riga were representatives from the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia, Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA), LIAA Business Incubator of Creative Industries, Vidzeme planning region, the University of Economics and Culture, Demola Latvia, IdeAllies; Creativity Week radi! and other interested persons. 

During the meeting the main idea of CRE:HUB project was presented, including its aims, activities, expected results and the role of stakeholders. One of the key emphasis of the meeting was the advisory role of the University of Latvia for the development of the projects research methodology as well as the coordination of preparation of joint report among all project partners. Both methodologies - state of arts analysis and Barriers&Solutions Matrix as well as preliminary research results were introduced and discussed.

Participants of the event had also an opportunity to participate in the workshop where they discussed the main challenges and possible solutions related to the development of SME in the culture and creative industries in Latvia.

CRE:HUB seminar was finalised with the conclusions on all discussions, and participants expressed their willingness to participate in further project activities.