Business Kuopio


Shanghai-China Market Info


Time: Friday, September 27, at 8.30–11.30
Venue: Technopolis Kuopio, conference room GIGA (Microkatu 1, 70120 Kuopio)

Are you planning to expand or start your business in China or just explore the opportunities there? Are you interested in a systematic and cost-efficient market entry process in a group of other export-oriented companies?

In our market info you will hear about market opportunities in China by several market experts and a case company. New export training program, Fast Track Shanghai as a target market 2020, including a tailor-made contact trip to Shanghai in September 2020, will be introduced during the info.


Event moderator: Mr Antti Hynninen, Business Consultant, Talentree Oy

  • 8.30 Morning coffee and networking
  • 9.00 Greetings from the City of Kuopio, Kuopio-Shanghai Pudong cooperation
  • 9.10 Company case: Taiga Concept in China
    Ms Maarit Sinikangas, CEO, Taiga Concept
  • 9.30 Business opportunities in Yangzi Delta region, China
    Ms. Grace Wang, Trade Comissioner, Business Finland
  • 9.50 New retail, E-commerce opportunity and marketing tools in Shanghai
    Mr. Chenjie Hao, CEO, IDUN WORKS, Chief Representative at Savonia UAS
  • 10.10 Short break and networking
  • 10.30 Finnish success stories from Shanghai
    Ms. Joan Zhang, General Manager, FinChi Innovation Center
  • 10.50 Connecting with the Asian growth market – how to get there?
    Ms. Kirsti Lindberg-Repo, CEO, Founder Brand Audit Group (BAG), Design Finland 100
  • 11.10 Why to choose Fast Track export training program
    Satu Mering, Director Laboratory Animal Research Experimentica Ltd.
    Minna Tarvainen, Project Manager, Savonia University of Applied Sciences
    Mari Polvinen, Service Advisor, Kuopio Region Chamber of Commerce
  • 11.30 End of the event

We have online connection to this event, instructions will be sent to participants by email.
Organizers are available for more detailed discussions during the event.
This event is mainly in English.

Event organizers: Kuopio Region Chamber of Commerce, Savonia University of Applied Sciences, Fast Track project, Team Finland and BusinessKuopio.

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