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Johannesburg, South Africa 11.-12.4.2024

Business Finland’s Breakfast Meetings in Johannesburg

Dates: Thursday 11 April 2024 and Friday 12 April 2024


Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Venue: Business Finland, Finland Trade Center, Embassy of Finland 9th Floor, Atrium on 5th Building 5th Street, Sandton 2196, Johannesburg, South Africa.


This event is free of charge but requires registration via the link below.

Register by 10 April

Further Information

Ms. Maryama Hussein

Junior Advisor, Business Finland

maryama.hussein (at)

Business Finland office in South Africa is pleased to invite you to our exclusive breakfast meetings for Finnish companies either on 11 April or 12 April 2024.

Join us to learn more about Business Finland’s activities and find out how we can further support your operations in South Africa. We look forward to hearing your views and needs as well as discussing possible cooperation opportunities. Anticipate captivating presentations and valuable networking opportunities, allowing you to engage with like-minded professionals.

Agenda for Morning Meetings

  • 9:00-9:30 Registration, Coffee & Breakfast

  • 9:30-10:00
    The Business Finland Africa Network and our support for Finnish companies”, Esa Rantanen, Director Africa (Region Head)

  • 10:00-10:30
    IBI's (International Business Innovations) Offerings for Prospective Finnish Companies in South Africa”, Tagara Hove, Senior Advisor

    “IBI enables select Finnish companies in South Africa to seize opportunities both locally and across Africa, guiding them through a holistic approach to engage in sustainable megaprojects and collaborative innovations. By using South Africa as a base, we help businesses of different sizes grow internationally."

  • 10:30-11:00
    Business Finland & Finnvera Facilitating Global EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) Opportunities”, Camilo Ramada, Senior Advisor

    “Through the EPC program, Business Finland facilitates entry of Finnish company in the supplier base of large global EPC companies. These EPCs are looking for Finnish suppliers to secure finance from Finnish Export Credit Agencies such as Finnvera."

  • 11:00-12:00 Q&A