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Helsinki 26.11.2018

Finnish-Hungarian Business Seminar 26.11.2018

Place: Team Finland House

Time: November 26, 2018

For more information, please contact:


Ms. Leena Sipilä,

Senior Business Events Specialist, Business Finland,



Ms. Anne Hatanpää,

Liaison Manager, Finland Chamber of Commerce,



Dr. Péter Palóczi,

Foreign Trade Attaché, Embassy of Hungary,




The business event is organized by Business Finland, Finland - Central Eastern European Countries Business Association and the Embassy of Hungary in Helsinki.


Thank you for participating in the Finnish-Hungarian Business Seminar!


Interview of the Ambassador of Hungary in Helsinki, Dr. György Urkuti.

Seminar program:

12:30 - 13:00 Registration and Coffee

13:00 - 13:05 Opening Remarks Ms. Kirsi-Maarit Poljatschenko, Senior Director, Global Network Europe Central & East, Business Finland

13:05 - 13:20 Welcoming Words  Mr.Markku Keinänen, Under Secretary of State for External Economic Relations, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

13:20 - 13:35 Overview to Hungary’s Economy / Welcoming words   
Ms. Petra Ponevács-Pana, Deputy State Secretary for Investments, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary

13:35 - 13:50 Export Development and Promotion of Hungary
Ms. Erzsébet Nagy, Senior Advisor to CEO, HEPA Hungarian Export Promotion Agency

13:50 - 14:00 Q & A Session

14:00 - 14:15 Business cooperation opportunities in the nuclear industry sector in Hungary Mr János Süli,Hungarian Minister responsible for the Paks II Power Plant Expansion

14:15 - 14:30 Experiences of Nokia in Hungary  Mr. Béla Zagyva, Country Director, Nokia

14:30 - 14:45 A consultant's views on Finnish business activities in Hungary
Mr. Attila Debreczeni, Partner, Nord-Dec Consulting Ltd

14:45 - 15:00 Closing Remarks  Mr.Juha Ylitalo, Finha Trading Oy, Member of the Board of the Finland-Central Eastern European Countries Business Association
H.E. Mr. György Urkuti, Ambassador of Hungary in Helsinki

15:00 - 16:30 Networking and B2B Meetings