Team Finland China is organizing a business delegation visit to Changzhou and Wuxi on April 21-22, 2021. The visit is led by Ms. Elina Rimppi, Deputy Consul General of Finland in Shanghai.
Located in the coastal province of Jiangsu, Changzhou and Wuxi cities rank in the top five of the province in terms of GDP and GPD. This means that both cities have a strong economic capability for advanced technologies and solutions. Changzhou and Wuxi have made many efforts in promoting ice & snow infrastructure and activities and there are new business opportunities in the following areas: winter sports training and education, athlete coaching, venue design and ski gear.
Education is highly valued by the government and society. Both cities have established an education system covering all aspects of education from early childhood to higher education and vocational training. The interest in and commitment to high quality education offers different opportunities for Finnish companies.
The delegation program will consist of:
Changzhou: Meetings with the Education Bureau, the Sports Bureau and school visit
Wuxi: Meetings with the Education Bureau, the Sports Bureau and a visit to the Wuxi Sunac Snow World.
This visit is aimed for Finnish companies that are already present in China and identify themselves with winter sports or education. Due to the current travel restrictions, the on site visit is offered only to company representatives who are already located China.
Kindly note, that if the participating company is not a Finnish company, participation requires that the Finnish company whose interests the Chinese company is representing as well as the relationship between the two companies, is specified in the registration form.
To cover the expenses of arranging this visit, Business Finland will charge a participation fee. The participation fee will be charged after the visit based on the actual costs. The estimated participation fee is 100 RMB/person. The price is subject to surcharges.
Kindly not that the participation fee does not include flights or accommodation of the participant nor meals outside the business delegation program.