January 26–27th 2022 | Free Virtual Event

Viexpo Virtual Export Event is coming again!

On January 26–27th 2022 we will bring together experts from different markets, inspiring speakers, interesting company cases, and most importantly, companies that plan to export or are already exporting. Join for a free top event, get ideas and help developing your company’s exports

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Program

The language of the event is mainly Finnish. The sessions that are arranged in Swedish or English are marked in the program.

Wed, January 26

9.00

LIVESTREAM: Opening speach of the event

9.30

LIVESTREAM: E-Commerce – Online store as an enabler of growth and internationalization, Matias Toukonen Axla Logistics, O’Wow as a case company

Georgiana Grudinschi, Owow

Tomi Wahlroos, Owow

12.00

LIVESTREAM: Future Marketing Models – Sebastian Östman, Genero

13.00

LIVESTREAM: Sweden as a target market for a subcontracting company – case example: a joint project of four Ostrobothnian companies to Sweden, in cooperation with Nordic Export Partners, Business Finland and Viexpo

Marko Jyllilä, Relicomp Oy

Kim Karlsson, Nordic Export Partners

Antti Vuori, Nordic Export Partners

14.00

LIVESTREAM: Opportunities of the Australian market – Tech Export Finland Oy, Nicholas Lowe, Hopoti Oy as a case company

Ville Salonen, Hopoti

Eero Toivainen, Business Finland

Katherine Lowe, Melbourne, Australia

15.00

LIVESTREAM: Aurora Botnia (Wasaline’s new ship) – Logistical possibilities

The presentation is in English.

Thurs, January 27

9.00

LIVESTREAM: NordicHub –

Clusters in the Nordics – accelerating growth and competitiveness.

Participating in the panel discussion led by Katja Jankens are

Christian Rangen (Partner/Co-founder, Engage//Innovate)

Michael Lindholm (Network Manager, Turku Science Park Ltd.)

Ásta Kristín Sigurjónsdóttir (Managing Director, Icelandic Tourism Cluster)

The language of the panel is English

10.00

LIVESTREAM: Experiences and insights on the export of consumer products in the online store channel – Suvi Markko, CEO, Dermoshop Oy, interviewed by Viexpo

12.00

LIVESTREAM: Rune Westergård, founder of Citec Oy, speaks about the company’s growth story

The interview is in Swedish.

13.00

LIVESTREAM: Combining a wonderful workplace with the digital future – a discussion with Tim Wallin, Gambit

The discussion is in Swedish.

14.00

LIVESTREAM: Market opportunities for food companies

  • Digital technologies to boost climate-smart food export – Ernesto Hartikainen, CEO, Biocode Oy
  • Trends in online food stores – Arhi Kivilahti, Ada Insights Oy

Lecturers

Let us present the interesting experts of our program

The invited speakers all have versatile experience of their own field. 

Matias Toukonen, Axla Logistics

Matias has long experience of developing e-commerce. Together with his colleague he has been setting up several e-commerce and helping companies to digitalize their businesses.
26.1.2022

Georgiana Grudinschi, Owow

The visionary and soul behind Owow –the media famous home salon beauty brand launched in 2019. Georgiana purposefully operates and manages the digital native beauty brand with the mission to make expensive salon treatments accessible to everyone by bringing to market effective at-home alternatives for the most popular salon treatments and services.
26.1.2022

Tomi Wahlroos, Owow

The branding and design wizard with over 15+ year cross-industry experience and the reason why Owow looked so Owow from the get go.
26.1.2022

Sebastian Östman, Genero

COO & Co-founder at Genero
26.1.2022

Marko Jyllilä, Relicomp Oy

Managing Director
26.1.2022

Antti Vuori, Nordic Export Partners

Partner
26.1.2022

Kim Karlsson, Nordic Export Partners

Partner
26.1.2022

Nicholas Lowe, Tech Export Finland Oy

Managing Director with 20+ years of sales experience in leading IT-companies
26.1.2022

Eero Toivainen, Business Finland

Senior Advisor, Business Finland Australia
26.1.2022

Peter Ståhlberg, Wasaline

Managing Director
26.1.2022

Katja Jankens, Viexpo

NordicHub Manager, Senior Advisor, who is responsible e.g. of developing NordicHub.
27.1.2022

Christian Rangen, Partner/Co-founder, Engage//Innovate

Christian Rangen, Engage//Innovate, has worked in different parts of the world with companies, clusters, and government decision-makers. His help has achieved good results in starting and developing clusters in the initial stage, cluster leadership training, ecosystem development, cluster strategies, development of national cluster guidelines and the development of innovation clusters.
27.1.2022

Michael Lindholm, Network Manager, Turku Science Park Ltd.

Michael is currently working with ICT related matters related to the South West Region of Finland. This means all organisations from startups to larger co-operations, universities, and the public sector. Michael is currently working with forming a larger European ICT cluster as well as forming the ICT strategy for the region. Former ICT entrepreneur for over 25 years.
27.1.2022

Ásta Kristín Sigurjónsdóttir, Managing Director, Icelandic Tourism Cluster

Ásta Kristín Sigurjónsdóttir is also a member in TCI Network, Board of Directors
27.1.2022

Suvi Markko, Dermoshop Oy

Suvi Markko has been the CEO of Dermoshop Oy, an e-commerce pioneer, since 2018. She has strong expertise in digital marketing and the sale of consumer products already from her previous positions. E-commerce has been present in various forms during Suvi's career, but the work at Dermoshop is definitely the deepest dive into the e-commerce industry.
27.1.2022

Rune Westergård, Citec Oy

Founder of Citec Oy
27.1.2022

Tim Wallin, Gambit

CEO and founding partner at Gambit. Tim has worked with project management, business development and the web since 2006.
27.1.2022

Ernesto Hartikainen, Biocode Oy

CEO
27.1.2022

Gallery

Feel the mood of the event from 2020

At Viexpo Virtual Export Event 2020 experts from different fields came together to discuss and share their knowledge. 

News

Food Companies to Swedish Market

At the 2020 VVE event, the program included a presentation to food companies on how a food company can enter the Swedish market. The expert was Anders Holm (Borkan Business Partner AB), who has twenty years of experience in exporting mainly from the food industry.

To the Nordic markets and on to the world

Via Ostrobothnia to the Nordic market and on to the world! This is clear in Viexpo’s mind when planning and implementing actions. At the Viexpo Virtual Export Event 2022 this hasn’t been forgotten either.   Sweden’s potential for food companies in particular, the potential of