Various stakeholders in the United States are interested in autonomous shipping and other smart maritime solutions. Join the visit organized by Team Finland and the Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK) to Washington, D.C. on May 6−9, 2019, and discover new business opportunities or explore new possibilities in shipbuilding.
The visit will also include meetings with decision-makers from the U.S. public sector located in Washington D.C. and attendance at the The Navy League’s Global Maritime Exposition Sea-Air-Space. The Exposition displays the most current information and technology relevant to maritime.
The focus of the visit is to meet the decision-makers and “hands-on” persons of maritime industries in both public and private sectors. Private sector meetings are mainly arranged with big system integrators.
If you are a maritime company that a) is already selling products and services to American shipping market, and/or b) is seeking new business opportunities in the United States, we kindly invite you to join the visit.
The visit will include meetings with the decision-makers of relevant maritime actors both in public and private sectors and a visit to the Sea-Air-Space Exposition. There is a possibility for prearranged 1-to-1 meetings with representatives of private sector actors. The program will strongly be built on the grounds of delegates’ priorities.
To cover the expenses of arranging the visit program in Washington D.C., Business Finland will charge a participation fee as follows:
- Micro Businesses and SMEs: 1200 EUR + 24% VAT per person
- Major Companies: 1400 EUR + 24% VAT per person
Business Finland will invoice the participation fee after the visit based on the actual costs. The invoiced fee will not exceed the amounts mentioned above. If a person stationed in the U.S. represents the company, a 25 percent discount will be granted.