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Los Angeles, the United States 21.-23.5.2024

Low Carbon Built Environment trade mission to Los Angeles

Register for this visit no later than 2 April 2024!


Further information

Mr. Bart Kotlarek
Senior Advisor, Business Finland USA
+1 646 384 0091

Mr. Kari Laine
Head of Low carbon built environment Program, Business Finland
+358 50 444 9151

Ms. Päivi Mähönen
Manager, Delegations, Business Finland
+358 40 343 3468

Business Finland's RRF Low Carbon Built Environment Export Campaign is organizing a trade mission to Los Angeles on 21-23 May, 2024.

In Los Angeles, buildings account for 43% of carbon emissions – more than any other sector. The city of LA has ambitious targets to decarbonize its built environment. Goals include reducing energy use per square foot 22 % for all building types by 2035. All new buildings will be net zero carbon by 2030; and 100% of buildings will be net zero carbon by 2050.

In 2023, Business Finland conducted two low carbon-built environment trade missions to the USA: one in Los Angeles, and the other in New York City. Both delegations resulted in several commercial success stories for Finnish companies. Now we are returning to Los Angeles, where Business Finland has a strong partnerships with leading American companies and organizations in the architecture, engineering, construction, and real estate industries. The low carbon-built environment solutions of Finland, are in demand.

On this trade mission Finnish companies will pitch to potential end customers, gain insights into the green building landscape in LA, learn about market entry/expansion in California, and on top of it all: exhibit at the Business Finland pavilion at the 2024 California Green Building Conference.

Read more on the low carbon built environment rising opportunities in Los Angeles

Who should attend?

The visit is aimed at Finnish companies that have export solutions for the low carbon built environment and want to pursue business in Los Angeles. The participating companies should have products/solutions/services for:

  • energy efficiency and the optimization of energy use,
  • low-carbon building materials,
  • digital design, construction, and operation processes,
  • data and tools for managing both the built environment lifecycle and smooth everyday life.

Kindly note that participation is limited to 10 companies on a first come - first served basis.

Preliminary agenda

Participation fee

To cover the expenses of arranging the business delegation program, the organizers will charge a participation fee.

  • Major Companies: 870 EUR + 24% VAT per person
  • Micro Businesses and SMEs: 740 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. Kindly note that the participation fee does not include flights or accommodation of the delegate nor meals outside the delegation program.