Finnish Business Council Singapore: Newsletter

Dear FBC Members and friends,

Here comes FBC's latest news and the event information.
  FBC Blog
FBC Secretary Waltter Kulvik blogs about changing the work as an expat, read the post here.
Read the post about Icelandic Carbon Recycling International wins Wärtsilä.s Sparkup Challenge.

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.
Upcoming FBC events February 28: How Personalised Health Data Supports the Work Well-being? FirstBeat representative, FBC corporate member Actxa will share with us how to prevent stress and keep work & private life in balance. These insights will be delivered via a keynote by Lim Chun Hong, CEO of Actxa. After the keynote, the audience will be treated to a discussion between expert panellists as they explore the subject topic in greater detail. Following up, a second discussion on balancing stress, recovery and exercise will be helmed by Joel Chin, CEO of Activate Interactive Pte Ltd, Aki Ranin, Founder of Healthzilla, and Vismai Schonfelder, Chiropractor.
After the panels there will a Lucky Draw. (Applicable only for the participants present). Come and  win FirstBeat Lifestyle Assessment! The complimentary event is sponsored by Actxa. Please, register here.

March 4: AI Monday goes Singapore evening event. AI Monday is the leading AI related networking event in Finland. The aim is to share AI-knowledge and encourage organisations to initiate their change journeys. The 9 minutes speeches each – samples can be found here (In English): ) are streamed live and published in Tekniikka & Talous, leading IT&Business Paper in Finland with around 150000 unique daily visitors). Save the date! The invitations will be sent out soon.

FBC AGM 2019: March 18
March 18: Finnish Business Council's Annual General Meeting  All FBC corporate members are eligible to vote. The invitations will be sent out to the FBC main contacts informed at the latest 14 days before the AGM. Please, ensure that FBC has correct contact information. Mark the date and reserve time to vote for the new FBC board.

FBC member Innovation House Finland in Singapore launch March 8: Innovation House Finland in Singapore organizes its business opening in the evening. All FBC members are welcome to the launch! Please, register and more information by email. Read more on Innovation House Finland in Singapore.
 Upcoming Nordic event
March 7: ScandBizBar networking night. SwedCham together with the sponsor of the evening, EGN, welcome all Nordic Chamber members to the second ScandBizBar gathering of 2019, Thursday 7th of March. To embrace the goodness of Scandinavia, we invite you to Mikkeller Bar, serving a broad selection of Danish micro brewed beer. This networking event is open to all, so please bring your colleagues and friends. The 60 first members of SwedCham/DABS/FBC/NBAS will enjoy 2 free beers/glasses of wine.
  EuroCham event February 27: EuroCham upply Chain Committee Breakfast event: Blockchain meets Supply Chain. During this breakfast event we will explore how blockchain can support supply chain requirements and hear live experiences of 2 leading companies in FMCG and Pharma. We will then facilitate an interactive discussion among participants to understand common themes and areas of interest. More information and registration.
 FBC Membership 2019
We had the eventful year 2018 and we will definitely continue on the same path in the year 2019. The renewals have been sent if you haven't got yours, please inform FBC.
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.
Furthermore, don’t forget to check out the FBC website. For more information about what is going on with our Nordic 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
General Manager
+65 9006 5276