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THE RIGHT SIZE AND LOCATION

COMPARISON WITH THE REGION

As an easily accessible meeting point in Northern Europe, Riga offers a full range of conference facilities, high-quality hotels and venues for a variety of events. Riga can also host international trade fairs with ease. More than 50 different business exhibitions take place in the Latvian capital every year, gathering around 7,000 exhibitors and close to a million attendants. Riga has been the destination for numerous notable international events including a NATO Summit and the World Ice Hockey Championship. Above all else, Riga is affordable, reliable and safe.

Baltic-For-Events Forum

MTLG INDEX / 2020 EDITION

DESTINATION CAPACITY

  • The number of 4* and 5* category hotel rooms: 5,256
  • The number of 4* and 5* category hotels: 75
  • Banquet hall maximum capacity: 1,500
  • The largest hall in the city (in m2): 9200 m2
  • Destination population: 627,487
  • Maximum hall capacity in theatre style: 5,100
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DESTINATION INDICATORS 2020

ICCA Index – worldwide ranking – numbers of meetings3,62
ACI Airport Connectivity Index3,71
Numbeo Quality of Life Index2,87
Numbeo Safety Index3,40
Index Banquet/Theatre340,00
Index Hotel Rooms/Theatre97,03

MTLG CATEGORY

L MEETING DESTINATION

Destinations that can host up to 2000 attendees.

OVERALL PERFORMANCE

RIGA INDIVIDUAL GRADES 2020 
Natural and cultural factors:4.69
General and transport infrastructure:4.67
Tourist infrastructure:4.77
Meeting infrastructure:4.79
Subjective grade:4.78
Marketing Buzz:4.74
ICCA index:3.62
Numbeo quality of life Index:2.87
Numbeo Safety Index:3.40
ACI Airport Connectivity Index3.71
DESTINATION MARK:4.20
SOURCEKONGRES MAGAZINE
A long-time meetings industry addict, Gorazd is the Founder and owner of marketing and event agency Toleranca Marketing. He has many years of experience in planning, preparing and carrying out large international meetings and exhibitions. As the founder of the "Power to the Meetings" methodology, he still firmly believes in the power of live events and human to human communication. He is also the author of numerous articles and editor-in-chief of the meetings industry magazine Kongres Magazine.