Practical Information

Where does TechChill 2019 take place?

TechChill 2019 is organized at VEF Culture Palace.
Address: Ropažu iela 2, Vidzemes priekšpilsēta, Rīga, LV-1039, Latvia

Where is VEF Culture Palace located?

VEF Culture Palace is located just a few kilometers from Riga city center  – you’ll be able to arrive to the venue from around the city centre within 20 min. 

Are there any hotel discounts for TechChill 2019 attendees?

There are two offers available for your stay during TechChill. One from Days Hotel Riga VEF and another from Mogotel hotel group. More information is provided below. 

Days Hotel Riga VEF

Days Hotel Riga VEF have a set price for bookings made for February 21 and 22. You can book by following this link and using a promo code: 9983705004. 

Mogotel hotel group

Mogotel hotel group (Rija, Rixwell and Wellton hotels) are providing TechChill 2019 attendees with a 15% discount by using the promo code: TECHCHILL19. It can be used for bookings for the 18.02.2019 – 24.02.2019 period.

The discount is applicable for the following hotels: WELLTON Centrum Hotel & SPA, WELLTON Rīga Hotel & SPA, WELLTON Riverside SPA Hotel, RIXWELL Centra Hotel, RIXWELL Old Riga Palace Hotel, RIXWELL Terrace Design Hotel, RIXWELL Ģertrūde Hotel, RIJA Domus Hotel, RIXWELL Hotel Konventa sēta, RIJA Irina Hotel.

Lux Express Bus

Our official carrier Lux Express is providing TechChill attendees with a special discount, using the code “TECHCHILL.” Take advantage of their frequent schedule and international routes and book your tickets here.

Public Transport

There are trams, trolleybuses and busses available throughout Riga. You can plan your journey here or by using Google Maps.


Download Taxify app from Google Play or App Store for convenient rides around Riga. Official promo code for first time Taxify users is techchill19 and it is valid February 18-28.

Taking a taxi from the airport

Beware of airport taxi scams! Instead of risking paying exuberantly high fees we recommend you downloading Taxify app and paying via the app. Official promo code for first time Taxify users is techchill19 and it is valid February 18-28.

Car Parking

There are several paid parking options available around the venue. You can find the locations and rates by following this link and inputting “VEF” into the search. 

Water Stands

There will be water refilling points available throughout the venue. Remember to bring your own water bottle along for your own convenience!

Coffee Stands

Look out for coffee stands around the venue & for something a little more extra make sure to stop by the Pop-up Café by Swedbank (at the Business Expo on the 2nd floor)

Street Food

When hunger hits, make sure to check out the Street Food just outside the venue for delicious foods ranging from mexican cuisine to local soups.

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