The winners of the BDO sympathy award are revealed

30 August 2019

On November 21 The Red Jackets movement event Export Excellence Forum has occurred. Within the event, the event organizers and officials named the most promising exporters of Latvia's. BDO Latvia gave BDO Sympathy Award to the two Latvian export rising stars - Alina and green chemical producer Polylabs.

The Export Excellence Forum was opened by the president of Latvia -Egils Levits and Foreign Ministry Parliamentary Secretary Zanda Kalnina-Lukashevica, who welcomed with inspirational speeches the most promising exporting starts of the year. Afterward, the founder of The Red Jackets, Inese Andersone, took to the stage presenting the research made on most promising Latvian exporting enterprises.

From all The Red Jackets and Rising Stars nominees, the jury has carefully selected 20 Latvia's leading export stars. The Red Jackets award nominees are Catchbox, Crosschem, Dores Factory, Erica Synths, GameChanger Audio, Kote Labs, Kronus, Pranamat Eco, and Volburg.

Besides, the Rising Stars title was given to Alina, Azeron, Babbit and Friends, Felici, Polylabs, Riga Jurmala Music Festival Management, Smartfoody, Solfeg.io, Solid Coffee, and Tom Adam.

This year's ceremony took place within the framework of the World Latvian Economy and Innovation Forum (PLEIF), where the event aim is to promote economic growth and innovation of Latvia by strengthening collaboration between professionals of different business sectors in Latvia and worldwide. The main topic of the forum this year was Latvia's strategic communication and the potential of creative talent.