Caption: Andris Ozols is Director of LIAA
, Latvia's Investment and Development Agency.
The forum, organised by LIAA
, gave an opportunity for lo cal enterprises in this industry to present themselves on an international arena, and to engage with experts and buyers from abroad --who discovered and were introduced to a number of high quality brands and lingerie-producing opportunities in the biggest lingerie-producing cluster in Europe, which has been built up in Latvia.
Director Andris Ozols emphasizes that Latvia still remains an attractive FDI destination with adequately developed business infrastructure, a qualified and motivated labor force and numerous value-added investment opportunities.
Agencies are assigned a numerical value for awards received at these specific shows: British Design & Art Direction, Clio Interactive, Cyber Lions, LIAA, and OneShow Interactive.
At this year's highly regarded LIAA competition, 16 R/GA projects made it to the Finalist stage, including work for CatChow.
This is good news for Latvia as I believe we can take advantage of this and LIAA
is working on developing this.
The annual LIAA Awards are one of the most sought-after and prestigious awards for creative excellence in advertising and design.
It's an honor to be recognized by the LIAA judges," commented Circle Executive Creative Director, Dave Batista.
The LIAA competition is probably the most demanding in the industry.
received 725 entries from around the world for its Interactive Media competition in 26 Categories.
Based in Irving, Texas, the agency's award-winning efforts include an LIAA
for Qwest Communications work, a DMA ECHO award for GTE Interactive, and Southwest region ADDY awards for programs on behalf of Family Gateway and Balmoral.
The representatives of the Freeport of Riga and the company Systems Terminal participated in the work of Latvian-Novosibirsk Contact Exchange, that was conducted by the LIAA
and partners from Novosibirsk province.