Finnish Business Council Singapore: Newsletter

Dear FBC Members and friends,

Here comes FBC's latest news and the event information.
  FBC events May 29: FBC Corporate member BD Asia Consulting will give an insight into "Communicating Across Cultural Boundaries - Business Culture Difference and Negotiation in Asia". Ms Gao Bo will share insights how to interpret Chinese-speaking business culture and comparison with Nordic culture, from respect for traditions, relationships, communication codes, etiquette – what are the best practices and rules when interacting with your counterpart of Asian as clients, suppliers, peers and team management. Two experienced leaders will discuss with Ms Gao after her keynote and share their knowledge on how to be a European leader in Asia. Join us by registering here.
June 6: Company visit at Cargill. FBC members only, the tour for max. 25 participants. More information and registration here.

Save the Date
August 28: Are you below 35 years of age? Then you do not want to miss the European Young Professional networking event organised by the Finnish Business Council (FBC) and the Norwegian Business Association (Singapore) (NBAS). The event is supported by European National Business Groups. Registration is open here,

FBC Blog
FBC board member Niina Tippin blogs about the importance of health insurance in Asia when locating here from Europe.
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 LinkedIN page
Follow us on the new LinkedIN page. FBC moved to a new LinkedIN page, come and follow us, we will share our news and yours there.

FBC member Actxa invites you to join the new programme
Actxa invites you to participate in a 6-week Community Engagement Program, you’ll get to contribute valuable insights into the planning and refinement of their latest breakthrough innovation of Actxa Glo. The Actxa Glo is a heart rate tracker featuring Pre-M™Diabetes, a non-invasive blood glucose monitoring technology that predicts your blood glucose levels based on your heartbeat data. To get started, please complete the questionnaire by 15 May 2019. Actxa will inform you if you are selected for the programme. Every participant will receive a free fitness tracker.  Please, should you have questions, contact Actxa.EuroCham events May 28: "Using CPTPP as Non-member". The Asia Business Trade Association (ABTA) will be hosting a CPTPP briefing on 28 May to address these two above questions.  This briefing will be the first inter-chamber event between the ABTA and British Chamber of Commerce, European Chamber of Commerce and Latin American Chamber of Commerce! The event will bring together members of these four trade groups to talk about how to use CPTPP as a non-member. More information and registration.
May 30: EuroCham welcomes you to our second European Networking Night of 2019! Compared to previous events, there is a different style on networking nights. So, come, join us for a great time over lovely European food and drinks. Please, register here.
June 13: Visit EuroCham's new work space and find out more about their committees and upcoming events. EuroCham staff will also be available to answer any queries relating to joining  EuroCham as a member. Connect withthe chamber at this special occasion over drinks and light refreshments. Please, register here.
Not an FBC 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 more about  EuroCham events, check the EuroCham Events page.

Have a great weekend ahead!

Best regards,
Minna Hyväri
General Manager
+65 9006 5276