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virtual event 27.-30.4.

Recruitment service and Indian GIDS-recruitment expo

9.00 - 17.00

If your company would like to participate, register by 25th April, and we'll get back to you shortly.

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Santeri Ojala, Project Manager

Business Finland, Talent Boost India

santeri.ojala (at)

Great International Developer Summit (GIDS) has established itself as the gold standard conference and expo for India's thriving software practitioner ecosystem. GIDS presents an excellent opportunity for international recruitment. We offer free participation service in GIDS 2021 to the first 30 Finnish companies to register for the event. The service includes recruitment support from our partner Shortlist.

Recruitment opportunities for Finnish companies

More than 15,000 software developers, engineers, programmers, architects, technical influencers, analysts, IT managers, entrepreneurs and community leaders in the software ecosystem are expected to participate in GIDS 2021. Most participants are mid to senior-level IT professionals.

GIDS 2021 also includes the two-day Job Marketplace event, which attracts 3000 pre-registered tech job seekers from India (70%) and South-East Asia (30%). The online Job Marketplace is an excellent opportunity to recruit the best tech talent. Roles found in the GIDS Job marketplace include UI/UX Designers, product managers, mobile developers, full-stack developers, DevOps Engineers, tech leads, scrum masters, digital marketers, web & app analytics. 

We offer a free package to GIDS 2021 for 30 companies

We offer free participation in GIDS 2021 to the first 30 Finnish companies to register for the event.
Enjoy these benefits:

1. Opportunity to get to know IT talents from India at GIDS event

  • Pre-booked 1-1 video conversations with IT talents
  • Pre-event access to profiles and contact info of all the registered candidates
  • Opportunity to showcase your company at the #Finlandworks booth

2. Recruitment service at GIDS and for externally sourcing and pre-screening digital talents (Sourcing: maximum 4 jobs per company / Pre-screening maximum 2 jobs per company)

  • Shortlist’s service and support to source and pre-screen the best digital talents from India (To finalize the recruitment companies have opportunity to buy services from other private service providers, see e.g. list here)

Shortlist helps to match companies with the best candidates

Business Finland is partnering with recruitment service company Shortlist to ensure that every Finnish company at GIDS 2021 will find high-quality candidates. Shortlist offers the companies free access to its industry-leading recruitment platform. Its AI-enabled applicant tracking system also includes brand-building features such as multimedia job posts and career pages, enabling a stronger presence across prominent Indian job boards. Shortlist also offers customised candidate screening with digital screening solutions, including chatbots and assessments, to select the best candidates. Shortlist's global team also ensures that the companies will receive only high-quality applications. Please send us a message to receive more information about cooperating with Shortlist.