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2015.09.08 13:45

The female entrepreneur and exporters of the year have been selected

DELFI.lt 2015.09.08 13:45

 On 20 February 2014, the Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius congratulated the Female Entrepreneur of the Year as well as the winners of the Lithuanian export prize, reported www.delfi.lt.

 On 20 February 2014, the Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius congratulated the Female Entrepreneur of the Year as well as the winners of the Lithuanian export prize, reported www.delfi.lt.

“I hope that the organizers and participants of this outstanding event will maintain this tradition of celebrating achievements will provide a lot of innovative solutions and will seek to show the consumer that the solutions can be much more diverse and interesting than we imagined. Let your work and ideas contribute to the economic development of Lithuania,” the Prime Minister was quoted in the message released by the Government press service.

The ‘Female Entrepreneur/Leader of the Year’ prize was awarded to a co-owner of a group of firms ‘Alvo Group’ Nijolė Variakojienė.  The ‘Lithuanian Export Prize 2013’ went to scientific production firm ‘Light Conversion’, as well as to the companies ‘Lux’, ‘Orion Global Pet’, ‘Kalnapilis–Tauras group’ and ‘Diab’.

For creating favourable conditions for the development of export, the national ‘Export Prize’ was also given to the Lithuanian Permanent Representation in the European Union.

The annual awards were organised by the Lithuanian Association of Commerce, Industry and Crafts. The Lithuanian export prize was established to develop Lithuanian companies’ products and services that are exported, as well as evaluate and publicize this process’ trends.

To promote women’s entrepreneurship, Lithuanian Association of Commerce, Industry and Crafts also hosts the annual competition ‘Lithuanian Female Entrepreneur / Leader of the Year’.