FBC Singapore: Newsletter

The latest on FBC Blog
Read FBC board member Dr John Fong telling about the event Talent Dialogue, which S P Jain School of Global Management was hosting last Tuesday. 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.

Past FBC event
Thank you for participating in the season-opening event Talent Dialogue on the Tuesday 4th of September! You all made our event a success. Please, contact FBC if you are FBC member and want to have a recorded video and keynote slides of the event.
We warmly thank S P Jain School of Global Management for hosting our event and all our sponsors: SP Jain School of Global Management, Yuen aw LLC, Delouis International and PengWine.

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.

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 Nordic events
September 13:  Nordic Start-Up Breakfast. The Nordic business organizations jointly present the Nordic Start-Up day. A concept for the Nordic entrepreneurial scene in Singapore. The first gathering features one inspirational talk and a panel discussion. The inspirational talk will be by Paulina Fogel VP Strategic Accounts at Trax, telling their company story. The panel discussion will aim at delivering practical advice on how to successfully establish a start-up in Singapore, navigating with and around the Singaporean Ministries and finding relevant business partners. Panellists include Mr Matti Junila Head of Southeast Asia at Smartly, Mikael Krogh, Managing Partner and Founder at Investigate and Nima Karimi, COO and Co-Founder at Lendela. FBC members by Member fee. Please, register here.

Slush Community Partnership

Finnish Business Council will be at Slush Singapore(@slushsingapore) on 14 September 2018. Join us there and take 20% off all Slush Singapore startup and conference passes with the discount code FBCxSLUSH. Slush Singapore will welcome 3000 tech-heads from over 70 countries, 300 startups, 200 investors and 100 media. Keep your ear peeled for fierce pitching, startup demo showcases and valuable insights from top-notch industry experts, founders and investors. 
This year, Slush Singapore is all about maximizing visibility for startups. Find out more and shop for your tickets here: http://singapore.slush.org/tickets/ 

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.

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.

ScandBizBar 2018

Thank you for participating in the ScandBizBar networking night yesterday on Thursday, September 6! Next ScandBizBar event is held on 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