Danish Delegation to #FinEst Bay Area on April 26-28, 2017
Denmark is a close market area located in a favourable way in Northern Europe. A Danish delegation of interesting companies visits Finland and Estonia during the last week of April in the framework of #FinEst Bay Area program. The program is for entrepreneurs who intend to enlarge or envision their business growth within the Baltic Sea region. The delegation is not sector-based and includes company representatives from different business fields – agriculture, IT, design, food production, etc. This seminar on Business Opportunities in Denmark and following B2B matchmaking offers an excellent opportunity to meet with Danish company representatives and learn more about the Danish business environment generally.

Danes in #FinEst Bay Area
April 26 – 28, 2017


Wednesday, April 26

06:15 delegation meets at Copenhagen Airport
CPH-HEL, arrival to Vantaa Airport (flight duration 1:35h by SAS)
11:20-12:00 NewCo Helsinki, Toivo Utso, CEO (Ensi linja 1, 00530 Helsinki)
12:15-13:00 Lunch at Palmia Kuntakallio
13:30-16:30 Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce (Kalevankatu 12, 00100 Helsinki)

13:30-14:00 Registration and Coffee
14:00-14:10 Welcoming greetings
H.E. Mrs Jette Nordam, Ambassador of Denmark in Finland
Pia Pakarinen. Director of Helsinki Chamber of Commerce
14:10-14:30 Finnish economic overview. Mr. Pasi Kuoppamäki, Chief Economist at Danske Bank (Finland)
14:30-14:50 Business opportunities in Denmark, Susanne Kruse Sørensen, Director of Vordingborg Business and Rasmus Holst-Sørensen Director of Business Naestved
14:50-15:10 Cultural differences while doing business with Danes and Finns, Mr Jonas Rosenberg, Embassy of Denmark in Finland
15:10-15:30 Introduction of the Danish companies
15:30-16:30 Networking and B2B match-making
Moderator of the event: Valdar Liive, Board Member of the Finnish-Estonian Trade Association (SEKY)

16:40-18:30 Company visit – Port of Helsinki, Jussi Malm, Development Manager, and Ellika Willgren, Project Manager
19:30 Tallink ferry to Tallinn
20:15 Dinner on the ferry
21:30 Arrival to Tallinn harbor
22:15 Check-in to Solo by Sokos Hotel Estoria (Viru väljak 4, 10111 TALLINN)

Thursday, April 27

08:15-08:45 Transfer from hotel to seminar in Ülemiste City
09:00-10:45 Business session-1 at Nortal (Lõõtsa 6, 11415 TALLINN)

09:00-09:05 Welcoming words from Danish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise Estonia
09:05-09:15 Introduction of the location, Ülemiste City, Margus Nõlvak, CEO
09:15-09:30 “Economic overview of Estonia”, Rünno Lumiste, Tallinn University of Technology, Associate Professor
09:30-09:45 “Taxation comparison – Denmark, Finland, Estonia” AK Law Firm, Aidi Kallavus
09:45-10:00 “Declaration free entrepreneurship”, Estonian Tax and Customs Board, Evelyn Liivamägi

10:00-10:30 Company visit 1 – Nortal , Andre Krull Member of the Board (Lõõtsa 6, 11415 TALLINN)
10:45-11:30 Company visit 2 – E-Profiil, Kristjan Kõrgesaar, Kadi Pettai (Valu-Koja 7/2, 11415 TALLINN)
11:45-12:30 e-showroom, e-Estonia, e-residence, Anna Piperal, Managing Director (Lõõtsa 2a, 11415 TALLINN)
12:45-13:45 Lunch at restaurant Dvigatel (Lõõtsa 6, 11415 TALLINN)
14:00-14:50 Business session-2 with Enterprise Estonia

Welcoming greetings – Alo Ivask, CEO of Enterprise Estonia
Customer journey introduction – Lermo Pohlak, Head of Client Management Centre
Investment Agency – Allan Selirand, Head of Estonian Investment Agency
Creative industry and start-up community – Anu Puusaag, Sectoral Manager

14:50-15:05 Business session-3

14:50-15:05 Logistics perspectives, GreenCarrier, Julia Rahula, Managing Director
15:05-15:20 Why do we need marketing translations, Kaspar Kaup, NEON Translations and Localization, Member of the Board
15:20-15:35 Who are Estonians? Peter Thomsen, PiltTrading OÜ, CEO

15:30-17:00 Match-making (1,5h)
17:15-17:30 Transfer to Solo by Sokos Hotel Estoria (Viru väljak 4, 10111 TALLINN)
17:30-18:30 Refreshing time (1h)
18:30-19:30 Guided walking tour in Tallinn Old Town (1h in Danish; starting from hotel entrance; your guide is Mrs Anneli Pärlin)
20:00-23:00 Dinner at restaurant Scheeli with invites only (Vana turg 2, 10140 TALLINN)

Friday, April 28

08:00-08:30 Check-out from hotel (please take luggage along with you)
08:30-08:50 Transfer bus from hotel to company visit
09:00-09:45 Company visit 1 – Radius Machining (Sära tee 8, 75312 PEETRI)
10:15-11:00 Company visit 2 – Widex Eesti (Saeveski 10a, 11214 TALLINN)
12:00-14:00 Warm welcome in the Danish Embassy in Tallinn (Wismari 5, 10136 TALLINN) The reception includes lunch; luggage can remain in the embassy till transfer to airport.
14:00-17:30 Free time (3,5h)

– 14:30-15:30 Visit the Estonian Parliament (Lossi plats 1a, 15161 TALLINN) in walking distance
– Walk in Tallinn old town

17:30-18:00 Bus departure from the Danish Embassy to Tallinn Airport
19:40-21:55 TLN-CPH (flight duration 3:15h by SAS)



Welcome to find new cooperation partners from Denmark on April 26-28, in Helsinki and Tallinn

It is our utmost pleasure to host a Danish business delegation of 30 people with representatives from different business fields and organizations on both sides of the Finnish Gulf – Estonia and Finland on April 26-28, 2017.

The delegation is arriving from South-Sjaelland which withholds big hopes within the new motorways and the Fehmarnbelt tunnel, Storström’s Bridge to complete – to become the central nerve center between Scandinavia and Europe. Reasonable taxes, easy access to Copenhagen, Berlin, Hamburg, Malmö open doors for cooperation. We focus on advantages and support the growth opportunities of businesses and welcome you to meet companies’ representatives that are here to find you – new cooperation partners, new business leads, inspiration and ideas. You are welcome to join the seminar and networking session on Thursday, April 27 at Ülemiste City, Lõõtsa 6, Tallinn at seminar halls Helsinki and Zapp.

Register for one-to-one company meetings HERE!


For registration in Vordingborg, please contact:

Dan Holck-Hansen
Marienbergvej 132
DK-4760 Vordingborg

Telefon +45 9125 6000
E-mail: dhh@vordingborgerhverv.dk
Website: www.vordingborgerhverv.dk


For registration in Näestved, please contact:

Peter Fjerring
Næstved Erhverv A/S
Teatergade 6
4700 Næstved

Telefon: +45 5588 52 18
E-mail: pfj@naestvederhverv.dk
Website: www.naestvederhverv.dk

Participation conditions

We welcome all Danish entrepreneurs and SME’s to enrol with the delegation to #FinEst Bay Area. The delegation is open for companies who are searching for enlargement of networks, partners, or initiating cooperation with companies from Finland and/or Estonia. In order to be included, please contact either Dan Holck-Hansen or Peter Fjerring, fill in an application on your company, return the application together with information on your website and your company logo. We will contact you shortly. NB We can only take maximum 20 companies this time.


Merli Lindberg
Danish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce
Tel +372 502 4006

Dan Holck-Hansen
Business Vordingborg
Tel +45 9125 6000

Kristiina Ratman

Danish Embassy in Estonia
Tel +372 5558 4210

Hanna-Leena Harma

Adviser, International Affairs
Finland Chamber of Commerce / WTC Helsinki
Tel +358 9 4242 6228

Ruth Vahtras
Enterprise Estonia
Tel + 372 502 0633

Peter Fjerring
Næstved Erhverv
Tel +45 5588 5251

Valdar Liive
Finnish-Estonian Trade Association
Tel +372 503 8009

Johanna Niemistö
Senior Advisor, International Affairs
Enterprise Europe Network
Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce
Tel. +358 9 2286 0238

Jonas Rosenberg
Senior Commercial Adviser
Danish Embassy in Finland
Tel +358 (0)9 684 105 22