20-21 September 2022 - Messukeskus Helsinki, Finland

Nordic Business Forum 2022

Future-Focused Leadership

Over the course of 2 days, our world-class business conference gathers 7,000+ business leaders from over 50 countries. Join us to step up your leadership game, to network with other C-level professionals, and to experience an event that you will remember!

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Future - Focus - Leadership

What got you here, won’t get you there. Do you understand what is required from leaders to thrive in the future?

We have selected world’s top experts to share their insights on how to build, develop, and lead a future-proof organization. Join the event to learn about future-focused leadership in the context of organizational culture, future of work, and brand strategy.

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All the speakers will be physically on stage. So, if you are in the audience in Helsinki, you will get to see them live!

We Proudly Present

Yuval Noah Harari

Historian, Philosopher, and Bestselling Author

Yuval Noah Harari

Historian, Philosopher, and Bestselling Author

The Most Important Skills for the Future of Work

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Amy Edmondson

Professor at Harvard Business School

Creating a Fearless Organization

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Rutger Bregman

Historian and Author of the Bestsellers Humankind and Utopia for Realists

The ROI of an Optimistic View on People

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Erin Meyer

Co-author of the NYT Bestseller No Rules Rules and Professor at INSEAD

Lead, Negotiate, and Get things Done Across the World

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Joseph Stiglitz

Nobel Prize-Winning Economist and Former Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank

What’s ahead of us, and how to deal with it

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Jitske Kramer

Corporate Anthropologist, Keynote Speaker and Entrepreneur

Building a Future-Proof Corporate Tribe

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Martin Lindstrom

Branding Expert and Bestselling Author

Building a Brand for 2030s

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Zoe Chance

Professor of Marketing at the Yale School of Management and Bestselling author of Influence Is Your Superpower

What Behavioral Economics Can Teach About Influence

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Petter Stordalen

Investor, Hotel Owner, Property Developer, and Environmentalist

How I Lead My Brands Through Crisis

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Duncan Wardle

2022 Speaker Contest Winner, Former Head of Innovation and Creativity at Disney

Embedding a Culture of Innovation into Everybody's DNA

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Kristel Kruustük

Co-Founder and Board Director, Testlio

A Discussion About the Future of Work

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Miki Kuusi

Head of International of DoorDash & CEO of Wolt

A Discussion About the Future of Work

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Day 1 – 20 September 2022 

08:45 Doors Open

10:00 VIP Session

11:00 Welcome Lunch

11:15 Live stream begins

12:00 – 19:00 General Program

19:00 – 22:00 VIP Evening (Only for VIP and First Class Guests)

19:00 – 21:00 Afterwork for all attendees

19:40 Live Stream Ends

Day 2 – 21 September 2022 

07:45 Doors Open

08:30 VIP Session

9:30 Live Stream begins

09:30 – 16:00 General Program

16:00: End of the main stage program

16:30 Live Stream ends

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Experience NBF in Helsinki with access to all the main sessions and networking opportunities.
1290 + VAT
  • Two-day conference pass to the event in Helsinki
  • All-inclusive catering
  • Matchmaking and networking with the other event attendees
  • 90-day access to the presentations after the event has ended
  • Simultaneous Interpretation in Finnish, Estonian, and Russian

VIP Ticket

Get access to two extra sessions to deepen your learnings. Enjoy the VIP evening to relax with your peers.
1990 + VAT
  • All included in "Ticket" plus...
  • VIP seating
  • Access to VIP evening
  • VIP session with Rutger Bregman
  • VIP session with Zoe Chance

First Class

The ultimate NBF experience. Tailor your learnings during the Q&A sessions and enjoy the exclusive lounge.
3290 + VAT
  • All included in "VIP" plus...
  • First Class catering
  • Seating in the first three rows
  • Access to the Exclusive First Class Lounge
  • Q&A session with Joseph Stiglitz
  • Q&A session with Yuval Noah Harari
  • Q&A session with Rutger Bregman
  • Q&A session with Martin Lindstrom
  • Book signing session with Amy Edmondson
  • Meet & Greet and Photo Opportunity with Petter Stordalen

Online Ticket

Enjoy the event from anywhere you want. Watch the keynotes live and/or on-demand for 90 days.
399 + VAT
  • Online only access to all sessions
  • Matchmaking and networking with the other online attendees
  • 90-day access to the presentations after the event has ended
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Group License

1990 + VAT
  • Rights to organize a public screening of Nordic Business Forum 2022*
  • Live Stream from Nordic Business Forum 2022 (20-21 September 2022)*​
  • 90-day access to event recordings
  • Simultaneous Interpretation in Estonian, Finnish, and Russian
  • 30-day cancellation policy

Remote Group License

5990 + VAT
  • Nordic Business Forum 2022 Live Stream directly on your company’s internal website (e.g. sharepoint)
  • Live Stream from Nordic Business Forum 2022 (20-21 September 2022)
  • 90-day access to event recordings
  • No limit to number of simultaneous viewers
  • Simultaneous Interpretation in Estonian, Finnish, and Russian
  • 30-day cancellation policy
  • Requires a password-protected website for your organization to be able to embed the player. Read more about the Remote Group License and how you can test it.

We Offer Stress-Free Solutions for the Registration:

  • You don’t need to pre-assign the tickets yet. This means that you can buy as many tickets as you want now and decide later on who will use them.
  • Several payment methods (invoicing and credit card) are accepted.
  • If the event would need to be rescheduled, your tickets will be valid for the next event.
  • 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 are just what you’re looking for!

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

Nordic Business Forum’s type of physical events are always taxed with the local VAT of the country where the event is organized (no matter whether the customer is a consumer or a company and from any country).

Need simultaneous interpreting?

Professional interpreters from Delingua Language Services offer translations of the main stage presentations into Finnish, Estonian, and Russian.

Event guests can access the simultaneous interpretation service for free with the “Interprefy” app. You can download it from Google Play store or Apple App store. At the event, we will provide you with a toke code that gives you access to the interpretation.

What People Say About Our Event

"Biggest workshop ever, 7600 people working together. Excellent, @AlexOsterwalder #NBForum2019 #facilitation"
"Thanks @NBForumHQ for delivering super valuable insights, food for thought and connecting people! #NBForum2019 #growth #courage #vulnerability #innovation"
"So honored to speak at the Nordic Business Forum 2019 with 8000 leaders in the room from 40 countries #nbforum2019 #intentionalleadership #expecttowin"
"Thank you #NBForum2019 for bringing so many amazing women speakers on stage ❤️ "
"The #NBForum2019 was such a tremendous source of inspiration! So happy and grateful for having attended it!"
Thx #nbforum2019, we had a blast! So many great speakers, wisdoms, ideas to implement and to remember 👏👏 @NBforumHQ"

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Ideas are the most valuable thing you can get from an event. That is why we have wanted to store a compilation of the great ideas and quotes our speakers have shared over the years.

Our Event Summaries take you through Nordic Business Forum conferences. See who we have had speaking and what have been the hottest topics. And most of all, keep an eye on the ideas that help you reach the next level.

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Main Partners

Oma SP
Builder AI


HS Visio
Enterprise Estonia
Village Works
City of Jyväskylä
University of Jyväskylä

Interested in partnering with us? Visit our partnership page and get in touch for more information!

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the event held?

Nordic Business Forum will be held at the Messukeskus Helsinki (Expo & Convention Center), which is located close to the center of Helsinki with excellent transport connections.

For our online audience, the event live stream will be available on our event platform called Brella.

When is the event held?

The event will be held on the 20th and 21st of September 2022.

The up-to-date agenda for the event can be found on our event agenda page. Both our in-person attendees and our online audience can enjoy the same program. The only exceptions are the VIP sessions, which will not be live-streamed and will only be accessible with the VIP and First Class tickets.

Can I attend the event online?

Yes you can. We always offer the opportunity for individuals and groups alike to attend our events online. For individual accesses, check the ticket info above. For groups accesses, check our live stream options for groups.

Can press representatives attend the event?

Yes. We have a limited amount of seats reserved for media representatives and press representatives can apply for accreditation through our accreditation form. We will go through all accreditation requests case by case, and inform the status of your accreditation before the event.

If you can't attend online but would like to follow the event online, you can ask for a free via media@nbforum.com

Will the speakers be in Helsinki in person?

Yes! Every speaker in our 12-expert lineup will be physically in Helsinki. The HS Visio Live Studio interviews are also held at the venue.

Where can I find my event tickets?

In-person attendees:

Our ticketing partner, Kongressi, has an “Attendee Dashboard” on which all the attendee information is stored. You will have received a link to this dashboard by email when you purchased your ticket(s). To access it, simply click the link in the email (or copy the URL into your browser).

Check your spam filter to see if you have missed our emails. If you still can't find the email, contact our customer care.

If you are attending the event as part of a group and did not buy the ticket yourself, the ticket purchaser is responsible for adding your information to our database. Please contact your ticket purchaser if you have not received any emails from us.

Online attendees:

Online attendees should have received a link from nopreply@brella.io to join the event platform, through which you can watch the event. If you can't find this unique invitation, please check your spam folder. If you still can't find the email, contact our customer care.

Where can I collect my event badge?

If you did not give your address details and receive the badge via post, you can collect your badge from the Pre-Check-In at Klaus K Hotel in Helsinki on Monday 19th September between 10:00 – 20:00.

Alternatively, you can collect your badge from the check-in at the event venue on the event days. Be prepared to go through a security check when you arrive.

Can two people use one ticket?

Yes they can! You can split the ticket so that one person can attend the event on the first day and the other on the second day. This service costs 150€ +vat 24% and you can split tickets at the venue on the event days at all check-in and info desks as long as the second-day attendee has not checked in yet.

Where do I sit in the seminar hall and can I reserve a seat?

There are designated seats for VIP and First Class guests, and regular ticket holders can sit wherever in the seminar hall on seats that have not been reserved. You can reserve seats at the venue from the Networking Hall Info desk until the last break of the 2nd event day. This service costs 150€ +vat 24%.

What can I do in the event app Brella?

There are so many things you can do on Brella! When logged in, you can create a profile and start networking with other event guests. You can also organize 15-minute meetings with other guests during the networking breaks. The live stream is accessed through the event platform on Brella, and you can follow the drawing of live sketchnotes by Linda Saukko-Rauta. You can also find the up-to-date event agenda on Brella.

I’m not able to attend the event. Can I transfer my ticket to someone else?

Yes, you can! You can update the attendee information of your ticket through the ticket portal (Kongressi). You can find the link for the portal in your email. If you can't find the email or need assistance, contact our customer care.

What is your cancellation policy?

Nordic Business Forum events have a 30-day cancellation policy from the date when the order is placed. However, cancellations will not be accepted if the order is made less than 30 days before the course begins. Once the 30 days are up, no changes can be made to the tickets and there will be no refunds.

What are the payment options you offer?

We offer three payment methods: invoice, online bank, and credit card. The credit card and online bank options are provided by STRIPE and Paytrail. If you want an invoice, you can choose between an email or a printed invoice. E-invoices are available when issued by Nordic Business Forum Oy for Finnish companies.

What happens to the ticket(s) if Nordic Business Forum Helsinki 2022 event can't take place?

If the Nordic Business Forum Helsinki 2022 is rescheduled tickets and live stream accesses are valid for 2023 event.

In addition, if you have purchased your tickets before 7 September 2021, you can get a full refund if the event is rescheduled with over 6 months (read terms and conditions).

If you have purchased your tickets after 7 September 2021, you can get a full refund if the event is rescheduled with over 13 months (read terms and conditions).

Don't have tickets yet? Fortunately, there are still a few left.