Invest in Valmiera

In year 2016 Business Union of Latvia together with Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development created an index “Most attractive municipality for investors” (“Investoriem draudzīgākā pašvaldība”). Among municipalities of a national importance, Valmiera city was recognized to be the second most attractive. This recognition assures that the municipality has invested an impressive effort in improving the business environment in the city.

Business environment in Valmiera is greatly influenced by municipality s support for entrepreneurs like discount for real estate tax, infrastructure provided for businesses, marketing support, consultation and other support mechanisms.

Significant role in the development of business environment in Valmiera belongs to Valmiera business incubator (http://www.vbii.lv/), Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences and Valmiera Vocational Secondary School that serves as centres of knowledge, research and innovation for the city.


There is no doubt that business environment is strenghtened by effective cooperation network in regional, national and international context. There is a strong cooperation with the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry as well as Investment and Development Agency and other state, municipal and private partners.

Invest in Valmiera

Valmiera - European city of the future (brochure) (2.16 MB)

Valmiera - Европейский город будущего (буклет) (2.26 MB)

To find out more on Business Environment and Investment Opportunities in Valmiera, please contact International Relations Coordinator in Valmiera Municipality Mrs. Elīna Rubule by e-mail: elina.rubule@valmiera.lv or through phone: +371 26 636 568.