Building Leaders Who Change the World

Nordic Business Forum aims to provide you with all the tools and networks needed to be a part of the change. Our 2021 speaker line-up is packed with brilliant minds to help you disrupt your business and forecast the future of work. With 5,600+ estimated guests around you, networking plays a big role at the event and will give you the chance to meet the right people to develop your business in the right direction.

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Meet and learn from the leading minds on 29-30 September 2021 in Helsinki, Finland.

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Learn From the Greatest Business Minds on the 29th and 30th of September 2021

Nordic Business Forum 2021 will take place at the Helsinki Expo and Convention Center.

Timezone: EEST – Eastern European Summer Time, Europe/Helsinki – UTC +02:00

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

Day 1

29 September 2021

10:00

First Class and VIP Session

Ryan Holiday

The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Opportunities to Grow and Improve

12:00

General Program

Yuval Noah Harari

The Most Important Skills for the Future of Work

13:15

General Program

Zoë Chance

Influence Strategies for Positive Impact

14:55

General Program

Chatri Sityodtong

Lessons on from an Extraordinary Asian Unicorn

15:40

General Program

Ryan Holiday

Hacking for growth

17:15

General Program

TBA

Speaker and topic to be announced soon.

18:00

General Program

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The Antifragile Mindset: Dealing with uncertainty in an interconnected world

19:00

General Program

End of the General Program

19:00

First Class and VIP

VIP Evening and Buffet Dinner

Day 2

30 September 2021

08:40

First Class and VIP Session

Kjell A. Nordström

Analysis on Where the World is Heading on September 30th, 2021

10:00

General Program

Niall Ferguson

What Lies Ahead for the Global Financial System?

10:35

General Program

Björn Wahlroos

What Lies Ahead for the Global Financial System?

10:50

General Program

Björn Wahlroos & Niall Ferguson

Future priorities for companies and market outlook for the new decade.

13:45

General Program

Jitske Kramer

Future priorities for companies and market outlook for the new decade

14:25

General Program

Erin Meyer

Developing a Culture of innovation, speed and agility

16:00

General Program

Francesca Gino

Why it pays to break the rules at work?

16:40

General Program

Petter Stordalen

How to Find Opportunities for Future Growth in a Crisis

17:45

General Program

End of the Event

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Your All-access Pass to Join Us on the 29th and 30th of September 2021

Your accountant will love us. We accept several payment methods (invoicing and credit card), and you choose to be invoiced either within 14 days or 30 days.

Risk-free booking: Tickets bought on or after the 15th of June 2021 have a cancellation period until 30th August 2021.

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TICKET

1290
990 + VAT
  • Two-day conference pass
  • All-inclusive catering
  • Matchmaking and networking with the other attendees
  • Access for the presentations for 30 days after the event has ended
  • Simultaneous Interpretation in Estonian, Finnish, and Russian
  • Cancellation policy valid until August 30th
EARLY BIRD

VIP TICKET

1990
1690 + VAT
  • All included in "Ticket" plus...
  • VIP seating
  • Access to VIP evening
  • VIP session by Ryan Holiday
  • VIP session with Kjell A. Nordström
EARLY BIRD

FIRST CLASS TICKET

3290
3190 + VAT
  • All included in VIP plus...
  • First Class catering
  • Seating in the first four rows
  • Access to First Class Lounge
  • Q&A session with Yuval Noah Harari
  • Q&A session with Chatri Sityodtong
  • Q&A session with Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • Q&A session with Kjell Nordström
  • Meet & Greet and Photo Opportunity with Petter Stordalen
ONLY 40 LEFT

We offer discounts on group orders. You will automatically get a 5 % discount for orders with 10+ tickets and a 10 % discount for orders with 20+ tickets. If you are planning to attend with a larger group, our corporate packages might be just what you’re looking for!

Accepted payment methods: credit cards, Finnish online banks, and invoicing (E-invoice, PDF-invoice, paper invoice, or Russian invoice).

*On-demand does not include the recordings of the VIP Sessions nor Chatri Sityodtong’s keynote.

Watch the Events Through our Live Stream

With the Live Stream Pass, you gain access to high-quality live broadcasts from all Nordic Business Forum and Oslo Business Forum events during the calendar year. Full replays become available on-demand after their original live broadcasts and can be viewed for 30 days.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where the Event is held?

The event is held in Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre.

Is the Nordic Business Forum Helsinki event going to be organized?

We are hopeful that the EU goals of the COVID-19 vaccination schedule are reached and we get to run the event on 29-30 September in Helsinki as planned.

The plan from the Finnish government for lifting the restrictions imposed due to COVID-19 (published April 21st) gives a good prospect for the event to be held normally in September. However, we are naturally closely following the situation, and are ready to make any adjustments if necessary.

What happens if the event is rescheduled or canceled?

If the event is rescheduled within 6 months of the original event dates, we will directly transfer your ticket to the new dates. This is also stated in our terms and conditions. In case the event is rescheduled for more than 6 months, your ticket is transferred to the new dates, but you can also get a full refund for your tickets if you wish. In case the event is canceled, you will get a full refund for your purchases.

What if I travel from outside Finland?

We are following the official guidelines from the local authorities. Based on our terms and conditions, we are not liable for any restrictions of travel set by the authorities.

If you are not able to travel due to COVID-19 restrictions, you will also be given the option to change your NBF2021 ticket to a ticket for NBF2022. You are also allowed to sell your NBF2021 to anyone willing/able to attend physically.

Do I need a COVID-19 vaccination certificate in order to attend the event?

The Finnish government has not yet decided on whether vaccination certificates or negative test results will be needed to attend indoor events for any period of time in the future. We are following the official guidelines closely and will inform our attendees of the latests decision of the authorities.

I have another question. Where can I get help?

You can find other frequently asked question here. You can also contact us by chat, email, or phone.