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webinar 18.2.2022

Wood from Finland – AFMT India Webinar

This webinar is free of charge but needs registration latest on 17th February 2022 through the link below.



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Henri Nyberg
Project Coordinator
henri.nyberg (at)
+358 50 5768 243

Business Finland is organizing a webinar in cooperation with AFMT – Association of Furniture Manufacturers and Traders (India).

The webinar will cover topics both from the Indian and Finnish perspectives of wooden furniture manufacturing and design. The events speakers will be giving presentations on topics ranging from furniture trends in India to presentations given by professional Nordic furniture and interior designers. You can register for the event from the link below. Below you can read the detailed agenda of the event. The webinar will be held on the 18th of February at 13:30-14:45 Finnish time (17:00-18:15 Indian time).


Opening Words: Mr. Kari Hiltunen – Project Manager, Wood from Finland
Furniture Industry in India: Mr. Adurthi S. Rao – President, Association of Furniture Manufacturers & Traders (India)
Presentation: Mr. Saifee Shahpurwala, Member, AFMT.
Solid Wood furniture industry and its scope in the Indian context: Mr. Ganessh Ekbote – Owner of Ekbote's Furniture
Made of Wood on a human scale: Mr. Ville Kokkonen – Designer, Ville Kokkonen Office for Industrial Design GmbH
Inspirational Wood in Finnish Design: Ms. Merita Soini – Interior Architect, Senior Lecturer at Metropolia UAS
Q&A and closing remarks