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International business session on U.S. market
For companies in Southwest Finland doing international business and companies starting international business.
You will have information about business potential presented by the U.S. market, how to enter successfully to the market and how to be best prepared. Companies will also tell about their experiences. You will have an opportunity to network with U.S. delegation members and Finnish participants of the event.
Time: Tuesday 9th of April from 8.15 to 11.00 am
Venue: Visitor and Innovation Centre Joki, the Cave theater, address: Lemminkäisenkatu 12 B, Turku (on the map)
Working language is English.
8:15 Registration, coffee and networking
Coffee will be available during the whole event.
Moderator of the event: Ms. Heidi Saario, Development Manager of International Business Cooperation, Turku Science Park Ltd
Mr. Niko Kyynäräinen, CEO, Turku Science Park Ltd
8:30−8:40 Opening remarks: Finland – U.S. trade relations
U.S. Embassy in Finland
Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
8:40−9:00 How to be prepared to enter the United States’ markets
Mr. Tomi Rauste, Senior Director, Customer Experience, Business Finland
9:00−9:20 Partner in the United States, Expand Globally
Mr. Aaron Held, Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Helsinki
9:20−9:40 Visas and work permits for business purposes
Mr. Matthew D. Winslow, Vice Consul, U.S. Embassy
9:40−9:55 Judicial preparations
Mr. Tuomo Kauttu, Aliant Asianajotoimisto Oy
9:55−10:25 Keys for success in the United States – company panel discussion
Companies with experience from the U.S market will share their lessons learned and tell what to take into consideration when planning market entry:
– Vincit Oyj, Passionate Director Matti Rauhala
– Wallas-Marin Oy, CEO Jussi Oksanen/Key Account Manager Heikki Hihnala
– Renssi Finland Oy, CEO Jouni Savonen
Moderator of the panel discussion: Ambassador, Mr. Juha Markkanen
10:25−10:30 Concluding words by Ms. Heidi Saario, Development Manager of International Business Cooperation, Turku Science Park Ltd
10:30−11:00 Networking and discussion
An opportunity to network with participants and specialists of the event. There will be meeting points with:
– U.S. Embassy
– Team Finland representatives Mr. Tomi Rauste and Mr. Juha Markkanen
– Aliant Asianajotoimisto Oy: Mr. Tuomo Kauttu and Ms. Krista Mettälä
– Turku Science Park Ltd: International business services and networks
– ELY-Center, Turku: Finance
U.S. Road Show 2019 takes a tour around Finland. The starting point is the City of Turku.
The Road Show will celebrate the centenary of the formal relations between Finland and the United States in 2019.
For more information, please, contact Ms. Heidi Saario, firstname.lastname@example.org, +358 50 559 0642