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Meet Our Partners at NBForum 2019

In October 2019, Nordic Business Forum 2019 will open its doors to explore everything related to growth. We’re thrilled to be able to come back for our 10th year in a row and we will be joined by a host of fantastic partners, many of which have been with us for several years. We are very grateful to all our partners for their support and help in making our events an unforgettable experience each year.

Our partners work in a variety of ways to create immersive experiences for our attendees. One of the most interesting ways that our partners make use of their time with our audience is by hosting experience areas in which attendees can interact with a company’s products and/or services and speak to company representatives. The companies that are hosting experience areas this year are marked with an asterisk below. Partners can also organize other activities and events outside of our event days and locations.

Here’s a full list of all our partners for Nordic Business Forum 2019.

Main Partners


Happy people result in increased productivity. Framery is a pioneer and leading company in manufacturing and developing soundproof private spaces that enable and reinforce happiness in workplaces. Framery was founded in 2010, and it’s products solve noise and privacy issues in dozens of the world’s leading brands’ offices, including Microsoft, SAP, and Deloitte.


The Brightline™ Initiative is a coalition led by the Project Management Institute together with leading global organizations dedicated to helping executives bridge the expensive and unproductive gap between strategy design and delivery. The Brightline Initiative provides organizations with three key benefits that will improve their ability to deliver on strategic intent: Thought and Practice Leadership, Networking, and Capability Building.


ŠKODA AUTO is one of the world’s oldest car makers. Its origins go back to 1895 when Václav Laurin and Václav Klement set up a firm paving the way for more than a century of Czech car production. The extensive ŠKODA collection offers excellent options for the demanding Finnish taste. This is supported by several number one positions in tests and the fact that Finns trust its quality, spaciousness, fuel-effectiveness, accessories and unparalleled price-quality ratio. These properties together with a comprehensive service network have been the cornerstones of Škoda’s success for many years.


Staples knows about space. As the leading provider of integrated solutions to businesses in Europe, we’re committed to creating spaces that meet the diverse demands of today’s and tomorrow’s workplace. With a vast range of technology, branding, breakroom, safety and facilities solutions, both products and services, our purposely specialized experts are dedicated to helping you get more out of the space where ever you work – because when your space works, everything works.


Mandatum Life is one of Finland’s most respected and solvent financial services providers and part of the successful Sampo Group. Mandatum Life brings its customers financial security by combining innovative wealth management and life insurance. Mandatum Life’s vision is to be the most respected manager of customer assets and the provider of protection from financial risks in Finland.


Radisson Blu Hotels*

Radisson Blu Hotels encompass an upscale international chain of full-service hotels and resorts. To celebrate the unique gathering of energy and enthusiasm at NBForum 2019, Radisson Blu Hotels are offering exclusive rates for the event attendees. Book now while space lasts and enjoy 15% off our flexible rates!


PwC offers experienced and comprehensive help for a wide range of business needs. No matter how big you are, public or private, and in what industries or sectors you do business, we can help you work smarter and reach your goals. In PwC we have over 1100 professionals at your service, and with our global network, we can serve you in 158 countries. Have a look at and let’s talk!


Springvest Oy is a modern investment house, regulated by the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority. We serve the most promising growth companies looking for an effective, trustworthy, and easy way to raise capital. Primarily, we focus on A rounds. We provide opportunities to invest in promising unlisted growth companies. In 2018, Springfest’s business expanded into asset management.

Business Jyväskylä*

Jyväskylä is a progressive, fast-growing business hub that takes entrepreneurship to the next level. We are proud of our thriving enterprises and innovations. Companies such as Valmet, Landis+Gyr, Paytrail, Nordic Business Forum, KasvuOpen, and Firstbeat are all innovative Jyväskylä-based success stories – and we want more of them! Jump right in – it’s the right move.

University of Jyväskylä Executive MBA*

Internationally accredited University of Jyväskylä Executive MBA is an inspiring journey to learning that provides the participants with higher-level leadership skills. We educate executives who are able to change the world. Our goal is to enhance success on an individual and organizational level. Invest in your success and join the life-changing experience with energizing network!


Finavia, Finnish airport operator, connects Finland to the world through its national airport network. Finavia is known for its exceptional service and smooth operations.

Scrum Alliance*

Founded in 2001, Scrum Alliance® is the largest, most established and influential professional membership and certification organization in the Agile community. Scrum Alliance is a nonprofit association that has certified more than 750,000 practitioners worldwide. Its vision is to help “Transform the World of Work” with a mission to guide and inspire individuals, leaders, and organizations with practices, principles, and values that create workplaces that are joyful, prosperous, and sustainable.


Roschier is a leading Nordic law firm with an international reach. We are continuously involved in the region’s most demanding matters and known for adding value through an innovative and strategic approach. Passion, close client relationships and commitment to quality ensure that our advice goes beyond the obvious and achieves the best possible outcome. When it matters: Roschier.


I’m the natural mineral water that is worth the wait. I’m a unique natural mineral water and the only Finnish natural mineral water from the last Ice Age, 10.000 years ago. I’m completely pure and unique in taste, containing absolutely no environmental pollution. Many people think my name is a combination of Wellness and Amor. It’s a good guess, but my name actually originates in Finnish mythology as Vellamo, the goddess spirit of water.


CGI is one of the largest IT services companies in the world. Locally we have 3700 employees making an impact through our work in all industries and presence in 18 locations all over Finland. Through our Run, Transform, Grow model, we help companies optimize their operations, transform their business to the demands of the digital, and achieve growth with the help of new technologies.


Sitomo is a modern management & consulting company on a mission to save companies in Finland. We help our customers to design strong and resilient organizations by developing brave leadership and courageous culture that is fit for growth. We have reshaped world-famous organizations and unleashed the full potential of their employees to build competitive advantage. Starting from September 2019 Sitomo will also be certified Dare to Lead facilitator and will launch a Brave Leadership training program in Finland. The program is based on Brené Brown’s extensive research and will give practical tools for successful leadership.

Village Works

Village Works will get companies up and running fast by enabling them to fully focus on what matters: their core business. Our aim is to offer flexible and care-free office solutions and help our clients to grow their business. Village Works offers private offices, coworking & virtual offices in 8 locations in Finland. In addition, we provide meeting facilities of all sizes from small meeting rooms to auditoriums. Join us for a day and experience the Village Works community! Read more at

LGFG Fashion House*

LGFG Fashion House is the worldwide famous bespoke suit brand known across 26 countries and 5 continents. With 12 LGFG suits featured in Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s Blockbuster, “Skyscraper,” LGFG suits are renowned for their handmade, Saville Row construction, and their Executive Tailors, who come right to your office to fit you, saving you valuable time. Suits designed in England with pattern making team sitting in Leeds, UK, you can watch your LGFG suit being made live, on


Equinix Inc. connects the world’s leading businesses to their customers, employees, and partners inside the most-interconnected data centers. On this global platform for digital business, companies come together across more than 50 markets on five continents to reach everywhere, interconnect everyone and integrate everything they need to create their digital futures. Learn more at

Sitra and Business Finland

Business Finland and The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra combine forces for Nordic Business Forum 2019. Business Finland is the Finnish government organization for innovation funding and trade, travel, and investment promotion. Sitra is a future-oriented think-and-do-tank that builds a successful Finland of tomorrow. Together we will tell you how the circular economy can boost your business and save the planet.

Media Partner

Helsingin Sanomat

Helsingin Sanomat provides award-winning world-class journalism, reaching nearly 2 million Finns every week. Despite the tumultuous media landscape, HS has managed to grow in subscriptions for two consecutive years. This year, HS celebrates its 130th birthday as a tireless advocate of truth, equality and free speech.

To learn more about becoming a partner with future Nordic Business Forum events, check out our NBForum 2019 Partners page and contact today!

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