FINNISH BUSINESS DELEGATION TO THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES WITH DEPUTY MINISTER PETRI PELTONEN
SAKY Chairman of the board Tytti Sirola, board members Jouni Maaranto and Seppo Keränen, and secretary Jenni Isola attended a Team Finland trip to the UAE on October 20 – 23, 2019, led by Deputy Minister Mr. Petri Peltonen from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.
Eleven company representatives from water, energy, and cleantech industries participated in the trip, as well as ten other delegates from Business Finland, Chambers, and the Finnish Embassy in UAE.
The trip included participation in the Nordic Smart Sustainable Cities conference organized in cooperation with Business Finland, Business Sweden, the Royal Danish Consulate General in Dubai, and Innovation Norway, as well as participation in WETEX, the region’s largest sustainability and renewable technology conference.
Other meetings for the delegation included: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA), Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC), and Masdar Clean Energy.
The delegation also attended a reception organized by Finnish Business Council UAE and Finnish-Arabic Business Association, as well as a Nordic Networking Reception at the Danish Consulate in Dubai.
On top of this the delegates were encouraged to have their own meetings throughout the trip. The SAKY board was able to establish great relationships with the Finnish Embassy in the UAE, including H.R. Ambassador Marianne Nissilä, with the Finnish Business Council UAE Board as well as members, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce, all of the above-mentioned organizations, and many more, both in Dubai and in Abu Dhabi.
If you are looking for contact details please ask the secretary Jenni Isola to give you more information.
FINNISH BUSINESS COUNCIL UAE
We develop new practices to help the Finnish business and professional community in the UAE to thrive.
In addition to our traditional activities, including an array of Nordic, inter-council and DCCI events, we organize business seminars and leisure activities to our members. We communicate to our stakeholders via FBC website, LinkedIn group as well as our monthly newsletter.
The Finnish Business Council in UAE maintains no physical office space. Kindly contact us via the form below or by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BUSINESS FINLAND UNITED ARAB EMIRATES TRADE CENTER DUBAI
Finland Trade Centre
Standard Chartered Tower, Level 5, Room 521
Emaar Square Downtown Burj Khalifa
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
tel. +971 56 563 2563
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
victoria.ivanova (at) businessfinland.fi
tel. +971 50 105 0337
BUSINESS FINLAND SAUDI ARABIA TRADE CENTER RIYADH
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Tel.+966 50 2129779
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