Finnish Business Council Singapore Newsletter

Dear FBC Members and colleagues,

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

Welcoming new FBC members
The new Corporate B members are Codemate, Coco & Chouli and Nordic Lights APAC. The Individual members are Mr Petri Riikonen and Ms Niina Tippin. Warmly welcome to FBC!

The latest on FBC Blog
Read FBC Secretary Waltter Kulvik shares a few of thoughts to consider when clicking on social media. You can follow the FBC Blog here.
All FBC members and friends have an opportunity to share their business stories and news on the FBC Blog. More information, please contact FBC.

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.

Past events
Thank you for participating in Nodic Start-up Day Breakfast on Thursday the 13th of September! Thank you for Nordea hosting the event! The photos of the event will be published soon on the FBC Blog.

Upcoming FBC events
September 21: SiSu and FBC season opening. Welcome to celebrate the autumn season! All SiSu and FBC members can participate in the BBQ buffet at Grand Hyatt Oasis restaurant. Member fee free flow 88++ SGD and non-alcoholic 68++ SGD. Registration by September 16, 2018, to SiSu chairman. Registration is binding.

Upcoming FBC members' events
September 25: FBC member Exove Design together with Shirute organizes an event Customer Experience: Creating Better Business with Design Thinking. More information and registration here.
FBC members can share their own events on FBC Events Calendar. Please, contact Minna Hyväri.

Upcoming Nordic events
September 17: How does the Norwegian Health industry make a true difference for health care, and how do they reach the global market? NBAS and Innovation Norway are pleased to invite you to a presentation by Ms Kathrine Myhre, CEO of Norway Health Tech. Lunch event. Please, more information and register.

Save the date
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). Please, a gentle reminder that your company as a great opportunity to arrange a private screening for your community during the Film Festival. Contact FBC for further information.

October 25: Wärtsilä Digital Acceleration Centre introduces themselves. More information soon. The evening event.

ScandBizBar 2018 Next ScandBizBar event is held on Thursday, the 4th of October, 2018.

World Clean Up Day in Singapore
The goal of World Clean Up Day is to make one of the boldest civic cleanup action ever, which is to engage 5% of the world population to clean up our earth together on 15 September 2018. PCS is organizing World Cleanup Day, a major cleanup activity together with other environmental NGOs towards this global movement, endorsed by United Nations. It is never just about cleaning up on one day, but PCS hopes to raise awareness so that people can make a conscious effort to reduce waste in their daily lives. Join us, let's clean together!

EuroCham Manpower Survey 2018
Over the years, the Ministry of Manpower has calibrated its manpower policies to ensure that the Singapore workforce remains competitive and prepared for the future economy, to raise productivity and encourage lifelong learning. Survey for HR representatives, business leaders and business owners of European companies based in Singapore. Please, fill out the survey.

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 

Anne Hatanpää