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Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) office
22 Adelaide St W #3400, Toronto

Welcome Reception for Finland’s Ambassador and Business Finland

Appointment of the new Ambassador of Finland to Canada, Mr. Roy Eriksson and the launch of Business Finland’s office in Toronto, Canada.

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Welcome Reception for Finland’s Ambassador and Business Finland

Appointment of the new Ambassador of Finland to Canada, Mr. Roy Eriksson and the launch of Business Finland’s office in Toronto, Canada.

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) office
22 Adelaide St W #3400, Toronto

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On Tuesday, November 12th, we’re marking two significant beginnings. The first is the appointment of the new Ambassador of Finland to Canada, Mr. Roy Eriksson. The second is the launch of Business Finland’s office in Toronto, Canada.

Join us for an informal reception in celebration of Ambassador Eriksson and Business Finland. Help make them feel welcome as they get to know members of the Finnish business community as well as friends of Finland! Members and non-members alike are welcome to attend. 

Enjoy a drink and hors d’oeuvres over casual networking and short remarks by H.E. Ambassador Eriksson and Business Finland’s Advisors, Seppo Tossavainen and Jonas Granqvist. Let’s mark the beginning of a strengthened Team Finland in Canada!

We look forward to seeing you! 

Many thanks to Borden Ladner Gervais for its generous sponsorship of the venue and catering

H.E. Ambassador Roy Eriksson

Mr. Roy Eriksson is the new Ambassador of Finland to Canada who started his four-year tenure in Ottawa in June. Prior being stationed here; Eriksson was serving in Mexico as the Ambassador of FinlandFrom Mexico, he was accredited as Ambassador to nine other countries in Central America and the Caribbean. 

Mr. Eriksson joined the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland in 1990 and have since then had many postings abroad. Mr. Eriksson is not in Canada for the first time. He served in Ottawa between 1995 and 1998 as the Deputy Head of Mission in the Embassy. He has also served in Berlin, Germany and in the Permanent Representation of Finland in the European Union in Brussels, Belgium. Mr. Eriksson has Master’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Helsinki.  

H.E. Ambassador Roy Eriksson

H.E. Ambassador Roy Eriksson

H.E. Ambassador Roy Eriksson

Mr. Roy Eriksson is the new Ambassador of Finland to Canada who started his four-year tenure in Ottawa in June. Prior being stationed here; Eriksson was serving in Mexico as the Ambassador of FinlandFrom Mexico, he was accredited as Ambassador to nine other countries in Central America and the Caribbean. 

Mr. Eriksson joined the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland in 1990 and have since then had many postings abroad. Mr. Eriksson is not in Canada for the first time. He served in Ottawa between 1995 and 1998 as the Deputy Head of Mission in the Embassy. He has also served in Berlin, Germany and in the Permanent Representation of Finland in the European Union in Brussels, Belgium. Mr. Eriksson has Master’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Helsinki.  

Mr. Seppo Tossavainen

Mr. Jonas Granqvist

Business Finland

Business Finland is an accelerator of global growth. We are the Finnish government organization for innovation funding and trade, travel and investment promotion with about 600 experts in 40 offices globally and in 16 regional offices around Finland. Business Finland is part of the Team Finland network. 

Seppo Tossavainen and Jonas Granqvist have been appointed as Senior Advisors in the new Business Finland office in Canada. Both Seppo and Jonas are responsible for export promotion towards the Canadian market and attracting investments from Canada to Finland. The industry focus in Canada will be mainly on ICT, Cleantech, Health, Bio-Economy and Consumer products.  

“We are excited to open up Business Finland’s office in Toronto and reestablishing the Finnish presence in the Canadian #1 business hub! Our Toronto office is located at 2 Bloor Street West.”

Tuesday, Nov 12th 6 pm

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Event Details:

Date: Tuesday, November 12
Time: 6:00 – 8:30pm 
Location: Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) office 
Addres: East Tower, Bay Adelaide Centre, 22 Adelaide St W #3400, Toronto
Ticket Fee: $25 members and their guests /  $35 non-members

Registration closes on Friday Nov 8th.

FAQ

Can I register at the door?

Building access requires all attendees to be registered beforehand so we cannot accept registrations at the door.

What is included in the $25/$35 fee?

All attendees will be provided with personalized name tags. Fee also includes welcome drink, finger food, and soft drinks.

When does the registration close?

Friday, Nov 8 at midnight.

How do I register to the event?
You can register to the event by clicking the ‘Register now’ button on this page.
What are the payment methods you accept?
Paypal, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, JCB, Diner’s Club and EnRoute. No cash payment by the door is accepted.
Who can I contact for more information?
You can send an email to: info@canadafinlandcc.com 

Event Organizer

The Canada Finland Chamber of Commerce

The Canada-Finland Chamber is the ultimate network within the Finnish-Canadian business community.

It is known for quality networking, business support, facilitating valuable business connections and for its educational events that are open to all.