Finnish-Hungarian Business Seminar 26.11.2018
Helsinki 26.11.2018

Finnish-Hungarian Business Seminar 26.11.2018

Place: Team Finland House, Porkkalankatu 1, Ruoholahti, Helsinki, Finland

Time: November 26, 2018, 12:30 - 16:30 hrs

Register now via this link

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.


Join us in a Finnish-Hungarian Business Seminar and learn more how to do business in Hungary and what business opportunities Hungary can offer Finnish businesses.  The seminar will focus on cooperation on the following sectors: Clean technologies, Smart city solutions, Healthcare and wellbeing, ICT, Nuclear Industry, Agriculture and Food industry, Construction and Engineering.

The business seminar will include presentations and B2B-meetings with Hungarian companies.

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

 Let’s get down to business!

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 Let us get down to business - How to do Business in Hungary
Ms. Erzsébet Nagy, General Manager,  MNKH Promotion Ltd.

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, Certified Service Partner of Business Finland

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