Every year B3CF organises various events: Business Breakfasts and Ambassadors' Afternoon Tea, Conferences and Seminars, Training days, Parties and Dinners, Social gets together.
On this page we showcase some of our recent events.
On Friday, 4December 2020, B3CF celebrated the holiday season with a warm and festiveChristmas Lunch event with our friends and members at the beautiful Svenska Klubben. Guests enjoyed delicious food, warming drinks, and good company during the festive afternoon. We also had a surprise whisky tasting for the guests with the Glenrothes Speyside single malt whisky, courtesy of a B3CF Patron member, Edrington Finland.
In October 2020, the British & Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce in Finland (B3CF) team, in cooperation with EVLI Bank Plc, travelled to Tampere, Kuopio and Jyväskylä to give seminars on the effects of Brexit on Finnish businesses.
On Wednesday 26th August, The B3CF hosted its Annual Garden Party at the British Ambassador’s Residence in Helsinki. Each year, our members and partners gather for this wonderful occasion for an end of summer celebration in one of the most beautiful gardens in Helsinki.
The B3CF Experts group meets seven times per year at business breakfast events with Commonwealth resident and non-resident ambassadors to Finland. This month the event was kindly sponsored by and held at Hard Rock Cafe Helsinki.
Westerback exclusively opened its Keskuskatu doors for a charming and thoroughly enjoyable evening on Thursday 11th April 2019. Westerback in partnership with Edrington, Dayton and Hard Rock Cafe threw an elegant event, as guests enjoyed a range of cocktails and delicious canapés.
The Skilled Internationals Meet-Up March focused on how to make the most of networking opportunities, a key skill for the modern day job search. The event, held at Hard Rock Cafe Helsinki, was attended by a varied group from different professional fields, all looking to find work in Finland.
In charming B3CF-style, members, guests and speakers joined together to celebrate International Women’s Day on 8th March 2019, at an event kindly sponsored by HCP, Helsinki Capital Partners.
On Tuesday, 6th February 2018, the B3CF Members and invited guests enjoyed a fireside chat on Brexit, Education and Culture at the British Ambassador's Residence in Helsinki. The event, featuring Sir David Green and the British Ambassador Mr Tom Dodd, was organised by British Embassy Helsinki in collaboration with Finnish Institute in London and British & Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce in Finland.
At the invitation of the British & Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce in Finland, HRH Prince Michael of Kent visited Finland from 25 to 28.09.2017 along with the Genesis Initiative business delegation from the UK, COBCOE and The Royal Commonwealth Society.
The drinking of tea not only became a social event for the B3CF members, it is also an opportunity to meet the Commonwealth Resident Ambassadors to Finland to discuss various business opportunities in countries they represent. In May 2017, our traditional Ambassadors' Afternoon Tea took a place at the British Ambassador's Residence in Helsinki.
Every last Tuesday of the month members and friends of the B3CF gather together in a special venue somewhere in Helsinki for intelligent networking through a sophisticated social event. On 29th November we invited our members and friends to the Annual Dinner in the Hard Rock Cafe Helsinki for celebration of our success and achievements gained by the B3CF, its Executive Team, and the Board in 2016.
In October 2016 the B3CF team went to London to cement relations and discuss new plans with strategic partners and stakeholders including COBCOE, The Commonwealth Secretariat, The Royal Commonwealth Society, and The Genesis Initiative. The opportunities and plans discussed during our meetings are now being integrated in B3CF's development strategy for 2017.
The afternoon was full of activities, including the new Jaguar F-Pace presentation from our Business Partner, Inchcape Motors Finland (Jaguar Land Rover), Darts Competition, Prize Raffle, Indian Music and Food, and beautiful flowers and decoration from Ihana Kukkanen Kauniainen. Guests had the opportunity to test out the new cars to suit them, with the Prize of a F-Pace weekend experience won by John Klang!
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