Managing a high profile media launch event to support Sonos' entry into the Baltic market

The Brief

As part of the global expansion, Sonos appointed AM+A to organise and host a high profile experiential media event to generate press coverage and brand awareness in the Baltic region.

On the 20th of September a Sonos brand presentation with an exquisite afternoon lunch experience by Mārtiņš Sirmais was held in a centric and urban apartment right in the heart of Riga

Our Solution

Exclusive ‘taste and sound’ press event - planning and hosting an exclusive media lunch featuring a bespoke menu created by Latvian chef Mārtiņš Sirmais showcasing how sound can enhance taste

Organising a bespoke experience - the event was hosted in an apartment in the heart of Riga. This allowed us to showcase Sonos’ audio quality and multi-room speaker technology

Hosting leading Baltic media - reaching out to prominent Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian media and influencers to gain publicity for Sonos across a range of sectors including tech, lifestyle, design and business

What They Said

"Thank you (and your team) for the trip, event and all the care! Everything went amazingly well. You guys managed even to order the perfect weather"
Domas Rutkauskas, Lithuania “Lietuvos Rytas”

The Results

+ 25 Baltics media attendees - including national news journalists from from Estonia and Lithuania 

+ 24 published Instagram stories from the event

+ First media articles starting from the 22nd September

+ Positive sentiment media reviews from the event attendees

+ Excellent feedback from 

+ New trade connections with retail stockists 

+ High brand awareness

Coverage

Delfi Estonia
Kas Jauns (Latvia)
L'Officiel Baltic (Latvia)

Skills & Services Delivered

Creative idea - a brand launch with a presentation and product demonstrations with an added unique 5 course lunch menu specifically designed by Mārtiņš Sirmais based on research of how different sounds affect taste

Invited media - we invited the most prominent Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian media in order to educate, share a unique lunch experience and gain publicity for Sonos in the Baltics region. The media consisted of a mix of tech, lifestyle, design and business media, including influencers

Event design - in order for the event to be completely on brand, team AM+A did an extensive research, found the right apartment to have a homely and cosy vibe, did the menu designs and outsourced the talented decorator Baiba Prindule-Rence 

Branding - throughout the interior of the apartment different posters, pictures and specially designed menus were placed

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