***This event is postponed until further notice due to increased Covid-19 restrictions***
The British & Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce in Finland (B3CF) will organise a launch event in Imatra and South Karelia for the B3CF International Business Development Programme.
The aim of the launch event is to introduce regional businesses and stakeholders to business opportunities in the UK and the Commonwealth. B3CF will assist businesses in the region to enter into new industries, sectors or geographic markets. B3CF does this through leveraging its business network in the Commonwealth to identify, research, target, engage and introduce relevant and appropriate prospective market, sector and business investors, prospects and partners.
Participants can choose 'In Person' or 'Virtual' attendance.
9.00 Part I
9.00 Coffee, Networking
9.45 Welcome remarks - Kaisa Heino, Deputy Mayor, City of Imatra and Garry Parker, Chairman, B3CF
10.00 ”The Commonwealth in plain Finnish” - Gary Klaukka, Special Advisor, B3CF
10.30 Commonwealth Business Forum 2021 - Lord Marland, Chairman, Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC)
11.00 B3CF Presentation - Vladislav Dobrokhotov, Executive Director, B3CF
11.30 B3CF International Business Development Programme - Panel discussion
13.00 Part II - Workshops
13.00 Business Case Presentation - “Everywhere” Project
13.30 India. Business Opportunities for Finnish Companies - Krushna Mishra, Special Advisor for India, B3CF
14.00 Africa. Business Opportunities for Finnish Companies - Jussi Alaputto, Special Advisor for Eastern Africa, B3CF
14.30 Q&A and next events