Finnish Business Council Singapore: Newsletter

Dear FBC Members and colleagues,

Here comes this week’s issue of the FBC News Flash.

The FBC Blog
FBC Member, Head of Slush Singapore Anna Ratala blogs about “What Singapore has that Silicon Valley does not”. Read the post here.
Kindly note, all FBC members have an opportunity to post their news, success stories etc. on the FBC Blog.

Upcoming FBC events
October 25: Open Innovation in Singapore with Wärtsilä Acceleration Centre visit. More and more companies have shifted from so-called closed innovation towards a more open way of innovating, including customers, partners, start-ups and academia into their development. In this Finnish Business Council event, you will hear more about Open Innovation in Singapore and specifically how companies like Exove Design, KONE and Wärtsilä are developing new products and services.The session will be organized in Wärtsilä’s brand new Acceleration Centre – the facilities for co-creation – so you will also have a chance to have a tour there. Register here.

Finnish Film Festival 2018
October 11-14 and 19-21: Finnish Film Festival. Finnish Film Festival is back! Come and join us at The Projector. There will be 14 Finnish films to be shown (6 Aki Kaurismäki and 8 contemporary films). Check out the program and the festival trailer! Remember also We Love Finland Party! as a part of the festival on Friday 19th. DJ Timo Santala brings us to live decades of Finland via Finnish music. You can get a free ticket to the party by sending an email.

SSO presents Hannu Lintu and Olli Mustonen, 20% discount
Finnish Maestro Hannu Lintu returns to Singapore with his compatriot, pianist Olli Mustonen, together tackling the diabolical enigma of Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2. There’s no let-up on either end of the programme, with the tumultuous drama of Tchaikovsky’s Francesca da Rimini, as well as the sweeping Nordic melancholy of Sibelius’ First Symphony. SSO offers -20% discount for FBC members and friends. Book your tickets, code: FBCSG20.  ScandBizBar 2018 Thank you for participating on ScandBiz Bar netwokring night yesterday! Next ScandBizBar event is held on Thursday, the 1st of November 2018. And the last ScandBizBar 2018 event will be exceptionally on Tuesday, the 11th of December.

Become an FBC member. -50% discount the rest of the year 2018
Come to get to know FBC community! FBC offers many events and benefits for both their corporate and individual members. Come to get to know us in the autumn season and get -50% discount of the membership fee 2018. Please click or email to Minna Hyväri.
Furthermore, don’t forget to check out the FBC website. For more information about what is going on with our Scandinavian sister associations, please check out the Event pages for Norwegian Business AssociationSwedish Chamber of Commerce and Danish Business Association in Singapore. If you would like to know about  EuroCham events, check the EuroCham Events page.

Have a great weekend ahead!

Best regards,
Minna Hyväri
Finnish Business Council Singapore
FBC Coordinator
+65 9006 5276