Best Marketing • 21 August 2019

Balticbest 2019: Bolt, Rataskaevu 16, Velvet, La Muu

Balticbest 2019 will take place on August 30, 2019 and this time we will visit cool Estonian companies. During the day, three different tours take place, and below you will find information about the first tour.

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Tour #1: Bolt, Rataskaevu 16, Velvet, La Muu

10.15 - 11.45 Bolt (former Taxify)


The most famous Estonian company in the world

Bolt is the leading European transportation platform providing ride-hailing and scooter sharing services. The company’s mission is to make urban travel easier, quicker and more reliable. It was founded by Markus Villig and launched in 2013. It is one of the fastest-growing transportation platforms in the world that has more than 25 million users in over 30 countries globally. Read HERE about the rebranding of Bolt.

12.00 - 12.30 Rataskaevu 16

Rataskaevu 16  

Number one restaurant in Tallinn according to Tripadvisor

What makes one restaurant worth coming back to? Is it the quality of the service or cosy atmosphere? Is it their fresh, imaginative cuisine or home-made delicious artisan bread? How to make a restaurant experience that memorable that the customers feel the need to share their emotions with others? And can this formula of success be repeated? The owner Rain Tunger will share his views on creating the best customer experience.

13.45 - 15.15 Velvet

Velvet  Photo credit: Photographer: Oleg Hartsenko

The coolest agency in Tallinn

Velvet is an independent strategic agency with 35 employees. They say they are the first empathy-first design agency in the world. Come see what that statement means and how to become the most awarded design agency in Estonia. Their clients include Estonian National Museum, SEB Bank, Sportland, Ericsson, NATO, Danske Bank, Estonian Defence Industry, NOW! Innovations, Viru Keskus, Tallinn University of Technology, Government Office of Estonia, Elering, Sportland, Starman, Novira Capital, Teleport, Enterprise Estonia, Skype, Bank of Estonia, Vital Fields and many others. Read HERE an interview with Janno Siimar, who is Design Lead & Partner at Velvet.


15.30 - 17.00 La Muu

La Muu  

La Muu ice cream company – the coolest Estonian non-tech startup

La Muu is the leading Estonian organic ice cream brand. Since starting in 2012, La Muu has gained a 22% market share in the 0.5l ice cream tub segment in Estonia, while being pricier than most of the competitors. La Muu products are made of 100% organic produce which makes them ridiculously tasty! Besides delicious ice creams, it is the skilful communication that paved the way to their success. No matter if it is the packaging, Facebook posts or print ads – it is always spot-on. La Muu is cool, authentic and liked by everyone. What is their secret recipe for success? Read HERE an interview with Rasmus Rask, who ise the CEO of La Muu.

19.00 - 01.00 Awards ceremony & party in Telliskivi Creative City

The awards gala will be held at the theater center named Vaba Lava (meaning Free Stage). The evening starts with John Gordillo stand-up show and continues with the award ceremony. John Gordillo is a British stand up comedian that likes to joke about the weird and wonderful marketing. The awards ceremony will be followed by a party at the Kitchen & Bar Kärbes, where you can expect cozy amosphere, good food, drinks and company. This is the time to relax, laugh, make some new connections and celebrate with the winners. Liisi Voolaid, a very talented Estonian DJ, sets the mood for the night.

Best management practices and marketing tips, company visits and new friends – check out the program and register for Balticbest 2019 creativity festival.

See you at Balticbest!

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