Finnish Business Council Singapore

Dear FBC Members and friends,

We wish you and your family a Prosperous Year 2019!

Thank you all for participating at FBC events year 2018 and supporting us! FBC organized, co-organized or supported 19 events in 2018 and there were almost 850 altogether of you making our events successful. We hope to see you also this year - we will continue to organize meaningful events for you.

Upcoming event January 29: The season-opening event on the "Challenges on market entry". Come to listen to the success stories, how Huone Events, Codemate, Smartly and Finnish Consulting Group tackled the challenges. We will hear Ms Joewin Tan (Huone), Mr Janne Salmi (Codemate), Mr Matti Junila (Smartly) and Ms Auli Keinänen (FCG). Invitations will be sent out soon. The event is open to all. What you would like hear from our speakers? Please, leave your question or share your experiences here.
FBC Blog
FBC year 2018 was eventful. Chairman Janne Lautanala summarizes our year in figures, check it out.
Kindly note that all FBC members have an opportunity to share the latest news, press releases, success stories on the FBC Blog. Please, contact Minna Hyväri.

New FBC Member FBC warmly welcomes our newest Individual member Mr Jukka Majanen to join us!

FBC Membership 2019
We had the eventful year 2018 and we will definitely continue on the same path in the year 2019. The renewals will be sent out shortly. The FBC Membership fees remain the same:
Corporate A, 5 or more employees in Singapore, 700 SGD
Corporate B, 1-4 employees in Singapore, 350 SGD
Individual membership 175 SGD
Not a member yet? Please, become a member.

Upcoming Nordic event
January 22: SwedCham organizes breakfast seminar "Thailand: Market Outlook Business Blueprint". First part is open for all and the second part for Nordic business associations' members. Part 2 is free of charge for members. More information and register.

Save the Date
February 28: Healthcare and Wellbeing at work. FirstBeat representative Actxa will share with us how to prevent stress and keep work & private life in balance. Joel Chin will tell how to empower personal health data using blockchain. Keynote by Actxa CEO Lim Chun Hong.

March 12: Blockchain event. What blockchain is and how to use it profitably in your own business?

March 19: Finnish Business Council's Annual General Meeting. All FBC members are eligible to vote. The invitations will be sent out to the FBC main contacts informed. Please, ensure that FBC has correct contact information.

EU- Singapore FTA
January 24: What opportunities will the EUSFTA create for your business?  The session aims to provide companies, with a better understanding on the specific benefits of the EUSFTA for trade in goods and services in key sectors, government procurement opportunities, as well as how to take advantage of them. Participants will also gain practical insights on business opportunities in 12 EU Member States. Also, Finland is one of the presenters, FBC Chairman Janne Lautanala gives an insight. More information and register.

Call for FBC partners for the year 2019
Would you like to be a partner for the next FBC year? Currently, we are negotiating with our members about partnership options. Please, contact Minna Hyväri whether you would be interested in any form of partnership. FBC partnership packages are Gold, Silver, Platinum and specific event support.
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.


Best regards,
Minna Hyväri
General Manager
+65 9006 5276