Finland Australia Chamber of
Commerce (FACC) -
Finland/Helsinki Chapter
Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013
FACC in Australia
• Founded in 2002
• Promote, encourage and facilitate trade,
commerce and investment between Finland and...
FACC Website
www.finland.com.au
(in the future also a Finnish address)
FACC Finland/Helsinki - What we do
• Help members generate business
opportunities through networking
• Provide information...
FACC Finland/Helsinki - Our Network
• Strong relationships with:
– FACC in Australia
– Finnish Government through the Mini...
FACC Finland/Helsinki - Planned
Activities
• 1- 3 events (seminars etc.) per year plus
informal networking drinks
• Virtua...
FACC Finland/Helsinki - Next Steps
• Registration (ry – registered association) and building the
organisation
– Board memb...
Welcome to join the FACC
Finland/Helsinki
Contact:
Riku Laanti
+358-41-544 4544
riku.laanti@rlcim.com
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Finland Australia Chamber of Commerce, Riku Laanti

  1. 1. Finland Australia Chamber of Commerce (FACC) - Finland/Helsinki Chapter Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013
  2. 2. FACC in Australia • Founded in 2002 • Promote, encourage and facilitate trade, commerce and investment between Finland and Australia • Active in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth • Most Finnish companies in Australia are members. Other members include senior managers working for MNEs in Australia and Australian companies interested in Finnish business relationships.
  3. 3. FACC Website www.finland.com.au (in the future also a Finnish address)
  4. 4. FACC Finland/Helsinki - What we do • Help members generate business opportunities through networking • Provide information and education to members on important business issues • Promote members’ interests through lobbying governments and policy makers • Connect members with business advisers • Active member of Team Finland
  5. 5. FACC Finland/Helsinki - Our Network • Strong relationships with: – FACC in Australia – Finnish Government through the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and Finpro – Australian Government through DFAT/Embassy of Australia to Finland and Austrade – Finnish businesses worldwide through FinnCham – League of Finnish-Australian Societies – European business community in Australia through the EABC
  6. 6. FACC Finland/Helsinki - Planned Activities • 1- 3 events (seminars etc.) per year plus informal networking drinks • Virtual networking: web-site (in cooperation with FACC Australia), LinkedIn, Twitter, etc. • Co-events with other chambers of commerce
  7. 7. FACC Finland/Helsinki - Next Steps • Registration (ry – registered association) and building the organisation – Board members already committed: • Pietro Karjalainen, Regional Sales Manager, Asia, Finpro • Kaija Keijola, Managing Director, S2 Consulting Oy • Riku Laanti, Managing Director, RLC International Management Oy • Karri Lehtonen, Director, Global BPO Solutions, Basware Oyj • Herkko Soininen, CFO, Rovio Entertainment Ltd • Paula Vasama, Executive Manager, League of Finnish-Australian Societies • Jussi Vihmo, Operations Manager (previously Metso Mining & Construction) • Lasse Vilminko, International Sales Manager, Tervakoski Oy/Delfortgroup AG • Petri Wanner, Regional Manager, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland – Already both corporate and individual member commitments
  8. 8. Welcome to join the FACC Finland/Helsinki Contact: Riku Laanti +358-41-544 4544 riku.laanti@rlcim.com

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