From 27 to 29 November 2019, Riga hosted one of the most important 5G technology events in the world—Baltic Sea Region 2nd 5G Ecosystem Forum “5G Techritory”. The forum was managed by the Latvian State company Electronic Communications Office of Latvia and gathered around 850 participants representing more than 40 countries, including over 90 prominent speakers from the Nordic Council of Ministers, DG Connect, International Telecommunication Union and other institutions, and managers of multinational companies. This event was also attended by Latvian and foreign officials: Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia, Sweden Minister for Energy and Digital Development, Minister of Digitalisation in Norway, Minister of Economics, Minister of Transport, Minister of Environment Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia, and others.

Topicalities in the global commercialisation of 5G technology, the related innovative business models and possible cross-border projects were covered in high-level business- and policy-related discussions. The forum also hosted a 5G technology fair and the first-ever 5G policymakers’ hackathon which produced a comprehensive summary of principles adopted internationally for developing and introducing 5G technologies.

Forum was organised by several companies who split their responsibilities, and we were in charge of the marketing team, including coordination of media relations, communication on social networks, design, and website maintenance.

We also communicated on marketing-related issues with forum partners and sponsors in Latvia and abroad and prepared individual sponsor reports.

Our activities in securing the Baltic Sea Region 5G Ecosystem Forum “5G Techritory” and MR-Digital meeting were also appreciated by the Minister of Environment Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia, who stressed the importance of strengthening the international cooperation of the Baltic Sea Region in developing 5G technologies.

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