Lietuvos Respublikos Prezidento Gitano Nausėdos oficialus portretas.

Global Lithuanian Awards is a platform for Lithuanians from all over the world and those not indifferent to Lithuania, who can and wish to join their efforts to enhance the country's international presence and expand its influence across global economic, scientific and cultural dimensions. Only together can we create a solid foundation for Lithuania's long-term prosperity and the well-being of its people!

Gitanas Nausėda

President of the Republic of Lithuania
Patron of Global Lithuanian Awards


Global Lithuanian Awards 2023

Global Lithuanian Awards are the only national awards in Lithuania acknowledging and rewarding the remarkable achievements of Lithuanian diaspora professionals and their contribution to the economy, science and culture of Lithuania as well as its global standing. Since 2012, the awards have been organised by non-governmental organisation Global Lithuanian Leaders.

This year, the Laureates will be announced on December 28th during the Global Lithuanian Awards ceremony in Vilnius and broadcast live via LRT PLIUS.

Schedule of the event:

16:30 - 17:45 | Welcome drinks and chats
17:45 - 19:45 | The Ceremony of Awards
19:45 - 20:30 | Celebration with the Laureates
20:30 - 24:00 | X-mas Drinks Networking Night

The hosts of the awards ceremony will be journalist Rytis Zemkauskas and journalist, documentary filmmaker working at Al Jazeera in New York, Viktorija Mickute. The music of the ceremony: Vilnius JJAZZ Ensemble.

The Values of the Award's Ceremony:

✓ meeting with Lithuanian business, political, and diaspora leaders;
✓ a chance to raise a glass with award winners, nominees, and other honored guests;
✓ inspiring talks by the event hosts, Rytis Zemkauskas and Viktorija Mickutė, and live musical performances by the jazz band.

Hosts web

The Jury 2023

Elijus Čivilis

General Manager at Invest Lithuania
Co-founder of GovTech Lab Lithuania

Mindaugas Jackevičius

Editor in Chief at

Dr. Dalius Misiūnas

President of ISM University of Management and Economics

Eleonora J. Romuva

Co-founder of the Lithuanian American Business Association in Los Angeles (LABA.LA), Film producer, Activist

Viktorija Trimbel

Board Member at Global Lithuanian Leaders, Managing Director at Coinvest Capital, Board Member at Lithuanian Business Angel Network

Arvydas Urbonavičius

Chair of the Board at Lithuanian - American Community

Vilija Viešūnaitė

TRINITI JUREX Managing Partner in Lithuania
Head of Intellectual Property Practice Group

Lina Žukauskaitė

Head of the Global Lithuania Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania


Become a Partner


  • 2 complimentary tickets
    Awards and Networking
  • 1 reserved VIP seat
    Awards ceremony
  • Logo placement
    Photo backdrop, invitations and website, second-tier


  • 5 complimentary tickets
    Awards and Networking
  • 2 reserved VIP seats
    Awards ceremony
  • Logo placement
    Photo backdrop, invitations and website, priority-tier
  • Additional recognition
    Announcement during the ceremony

Strategic Partner

  • 8 complimentary tickets
    Awards and Networking
  • 5 reserved VIP seats
    Awards ceremony
  • Logo placement
    Photo backdrop, invitations and website, priority-tier + LRT channels
  • Other integrations
    Announcement during the event
  • Additional recognition
    Opportunity to become a partner of an Awards category and present the Laureate