Agenda for Nordic Business Forum 2024 Livestream

The event agenda is the same for both in-person attendees and online participants. The only exception is that the VIP sessions will not be live-streamed. During lunches and networking breaks, online attendees will have the opportunity to watch live studio interviews. The interviews will be added to the agenda closer to the event.

Nordic Business Forum 2024 will take place on 25-26 September 2024 in Helsinki’s Expo & Convention Centre (Messukeskus).

Timezone: EEST – Eastern European Summer Time, UTC +03:00 (Link to a timezone converter)

Day 1
Wednesday, 25 September 2024

10:00

Learning points:

  • Discover why vertical leadership is not sufficient in today’s world
  • Learn how leading across boundaries produce breakthrough innovations
  • Gain practical tips to improve your horizontal leadership skills

Please note that the session is only for First Class and VIP attendees at the venue. If you want to upgrade your ticket, please contact our customer care.

11:00

Enjoy food and drinks on us at the networking area

12:00

Learning points:

  • How to navigate change with confidence and agility.
  • Cultivate a culture of innovation and continuous growth.
  • Transform challenges into opportunities for unparalleled success.

13:15

Learning points:

  • Learn the five Multiplier disciplines
  • Identify how you can ensure your team consists of multiplier leaders
  • How to fully utilize a team’s intelligence

14:00

Book meetings with Brella and enjoy Live Studio interviews

14:50

Sanna Suvanto-Harsaae has been honored as Finland’s most influential woman in business for six consecutive years and named Chairwoman of the Year in Denmark.

Currently, Sanna Suvanto-Harsaae chairs the boards of Finnair, Orthex, Posti Group, BoConcept, and TCM Group, guiding these organizations towards sustained success and innovation.

Her expertise in CEO and Executive Team effectiveness makes her a sought-after speaker, inspiring leaders worldwide with her insights and leadership journey. Sanna Suvanto-Harsaae is a driving force behind corporate excellence and an inspiration to future leaders.

15:35

Learning points:

  • Discover the five ways to be a disciplined leader (and why it takes courage)
  • Hear why you need not just great talent but also great discipline to succeed
  • Learn practical tips to use discipline to better focus, innovate, and collaborate (and fix ineffective meetings, too).

16:30

Enjoy the catering and conversations, or just relax

17:15

Learning points:

  • Learn how you can play an active role in your customers’ lives.
  • Understand why having a great product is not enough.
  • What will be the guiding principles for the successful business of the next decade?

18:00

Learning points:

  • How Eleven Madison Park became the best restaurant in the world.
  • Why you need an unreasonable approach to the pursuit of human connection
  • The unlimited potential of the “one size fits one” strategy”

19:00

Continue networking with other event guests after the main program.

19:00

Enjoy food and drinks with other VIP and First class guests until 22:00. 

Please note that the session is only for First Class and VIP attendees at the venue. If you want to upgrade your ticket, please get in touch with our customer care. 

Day 2
Thursday, 26 September 2024

08:30

Liz Wiseman is a researcher and executive advisor who teaches leadership to executives around the world. She is the author of New York Times bestseller Multipliers and Wall Street Journal bestseller Impact Players.

She is the CEO of the Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. Some of her recent clients include: Apple, AT&T, Coca-Cola, Disney, Google, Meta, Microsoft, Netflix, Nike, Salesforce, Tesla and X.

Liz has received the top achievement award for leadership from Thinkers50 and has been consistently named one of the world’s top 50 management thinkers.

Please note that the session is only for First Class and VIP attendees at the venue. If you want to upgrade your ticket, please contact our customer care. 

09:30

Learning points:

  • Understand what the economic horizon looks like.
  • How the current economy is shaping competitiveness.
  • Examine how European businesses can position themselves ahead of US and Chinese competitors.

11:05

Enjoy food and drinks on us at the networking area

12:30

Learning points:

  • Discover the secrets to creating a brand identity that resonates and endures.
  • Understand the power of authenticity.
  • Learn strategies for engaging customers passionately.

13:15

Learning points

  • Learn effective communication techniques at the workplace.
  • Dive into communication skills that transcend cultural boundaries.
  • Get insights into human nature.

14:10

Meet others, discover partners, or check out Live Studio interviews

15:00

Learning points:

  • How to solicit feedback
  • How to give praise & criticism in a constructive way
  • How to gauge how your feedback is landing

15:40

Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston, where she holds the Huffington Foundation Endowed Chair at the Graduate College of Social Work.

Brené has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy. She is the author of six #1 New York Times best sellers and is the host of two award-winning podcasts, Unlocking Us and Dare to Lead.

Brené’s books have been translated into more than 30 languages. Her TED talk on the Power of Vulnerability is one of the top five most-viewed TED talks in the world, with over 60 million views.

16:30

Continue networking with other event guests after the main program. The networking ends at 17:30.

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE SCHEDULE MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

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