In Abragciems Workshop you'll have ability to work and validate your business ideas in close collaboration with architects, manufacturers, nature tourism activity providers, developers, economists and client representatives to further explore the feasibility of your camping territory, activity and housing development ideas from the target users perspective.
Aim of the workshop is to create a cross-disciplinary development proposal for Abragciems camping territory. Including new activities, accomodation, points of interest and overall growth strategy with emphasis on design oriented and data based approaches (tracking estimated expenses, modeling income etc.) with in-person feedback from camping owners.
Sunday, 15th of October
Warm-up and getting to know Abragciems
14:00 Organizer bus arrivals & setup Networking, exploring Abragciems and meeting early arriving mentors.
15:00 Outdoor product/partner demonstrations if weather permits*
16:00 Site and nature product photography workshop with LNTA and AM Foto
19:00 Stone baked pizza, sauna & grill
23:00 Optional camping in Abragciems guest houses (sleeping bags needed)
* Planned outdoor activities can be affected by weather
Monday 16th October
Updating proposals and presentations
10:00 Breakfast at Abragciems Morning introductions Individual timed mentoring sessions
13:00 Lunch at Abragciems and transfer to the venue “Saieta Nams” Developing and finishing proposals
17:00 Dinner at “Saieta Nams”
18:00 3-5 min. pitch presentations (results will be included in a brochure)
20:00 Finish and bus back to Riga
Nature Tourism Sector - Offers for activities that extend the active season in the spring and summer. Proposals for group events, training camps, seminars, and infrastructure that would help to support them.
Landscaping and Architecture - Suggestions for overall territory development plan. How to merge different activities with the possibility of staying at camping houses. Activity zone planning and opportunities for future expansion.
Modular House group - Developing and Manufacturing. Detail-oriented product group focuses on modular housing and activities that can be implemented in the territory development. Ensures the compartments are efficient, economical, and sustainable.
Finance and Sales - How to make Abragciems camping profitable? What development directions to prioritize? Short and long-term risk/benefit analysis. Data and calculation-based offers. Budget modeling.
Innovation Group - New product offers, merging existing services, activities, and assets in new original experiences to attract local and foreign nature tourists
Latvijas Finieris - Validation for the overall development direction. Consultations with the site owner - Latvijas Finieris. Vision, goals, and practical experience.