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Work From Anywhere Day for the 7th time in Latvia

May 28, 2018

This year Microsoft Latvia, along with partners invited everyone to join pop-up city event "Work From Anywhere!" day for the 7th time on on May 25. Particiapants were enrouged to find an alternative work space: a coffee shop, park, garden etc. or attend the festival, held at Jaunā Teika, the squre next to the co-working and event space "Teikums".

The focus of the event is to cultivate interaction between flexible work, open urban environment, technology and creativity.

The festival hosted discussions about technologies for creative and flexible working, virtual reality demonstrations, an exhibition of digital moving pictures, programming workshops for kids, "brain training", good music, and more. 

In numbers:

  • 500 event participants!
  • 12 partners, 40+ informative friends and supporters
  • Work from Anywhere 2018 Microsoft Latvia Facebook post reach: 7337, engagement 60+
  • Work from Anywhere 2018 Facebook event reach: 40 000, event responses: 800+
  • 60+ Work from Anywhere mentions on social media using hashtag #stradajebkur
  • Experts discussed a place for technology in creative industries asking big questions like- can use of technology overwhelm creativity? Are technologies used smartly enough in fields of art and culture?
  • 10+ online media publications about the event, 2 print publications, 2 TV broadcasts

Partners: Gemius Latvia, Lattelecom, Association of Latvian Commercial Banks, Microsoft Latvia, RigaBrain, Squalio, Swedbank Latvia, TechHub Riga, Teikums, Telia Latvija, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development

Friends and supporters: Ministry of Culture, H2E, Be-with, Tilde, TVG Latvija, RIX Technologies, Tieto, Wunder Latvia, WWWOLF, WELLStar, Wolt, MadCity Riga, KISC, Valsts Arhīvs, Baltic Events un Nike Riga Run, Accenture Latvia, RISEBA.lv, Skanstes Virsotnes, Aqua Salsa Bar, MRS grupa, GoBeyond, AmCham Latvia, Vividly, Riga TechGirls, Malvine.lv, Bite Latvija, Kursors.lv, LPVA, LMT, Iespējamā misija, (LIKTA), TechChill, DFF, Draugiem Group, Kurp.es, APN Promise S.A., Lielvārds, Draugiem Group, Luminor, E-twinning, Valsts Kanceleja, TestDevLab, EHR Media Group, ShowHeroes.

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