Events

Team working spirit + extensive networks in China + media contacts 

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Organising press conference with the presence of President of Finland Tarja Halonen and Minister of Environment Paula Lehtomäki on Finland Day at Expo Shanghai 2010

Events are usually hectic with many unexpected last minute changes, but also can be lots of fun! All you need is flexibility, the right attitude, a team working spirit, the understanding of how things work in China, extensive networks, and being able to perform under the pressure. Contact me!

I have organised many events for Finland at Expo 2010 project, which lasted for almost 7 years from the preparation to post Expo phase, to promote the image of Finland and to increase the brand awareness among Chinese people for Finnish companies and organisations. See some examples below:

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  • Receiving President of Finland Tarja Halonen on Finland Day at Expo Shanghai 2010
  • Arranging this is Finland’s promotional event at Chinese New Year’s celebration in Helsinki
  • Organising the opening ceremony of Finland Pavilion at Expo 2010 with the presence of Minister of Economy of Finland Mauri Pekkarinen
  • Organising a comprehensive tour for Santa Claus in China, including visiting the construction site of Expo, meeting with Shanghai governmental officials, visiting school and donating sponsored gifts in earthquake area in Sichuan, meeting Santa Claus at Finland Exhibition in a shopping mall, etc
  • Launching event of the architectural design of the Finland Pavilion in Helsinki
  • Organising “xx millionth visitor to the Finland Pavilion”, in cooperation with various Finnish companies, such as Finnair, Kone, Nokia, Greater Helsinki Promotion, etc
  • Organising signing ceremony of the Participation Agreement of Expo and opening of Finland Promotion Exhibition in Shanghai
  • Participating in the marketing event at EU-China Business & Technology Cooperation Fair with other Finnish organisations in Chengdu
  • Organising Finland promotion exhibition at Superbrand Mall in Shanghai