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04 Fri

Get acquainted with Georgia, information seminar on May 4, 2018

  • Begins: 04.05.2018

Dear Company Representatives/Georgia enthusiasts!

Are you interested in doing business in Georgia, but would like to know a bit more about it before taking the time to study the local legislation or spending money for market studies? Or are you planning to visit Georgia?

Come and join us for an informative day of getting to know Georgia. Presenters both from Georgia and Finland give their expertise and insight at your disposal.

Time: 4th May, 2018 from 09:30 to 14:15
Venue: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department for Communications, Kanavakatu 3 C, ground floor, Helsinki, Map
Organized by: Finnish-Georgia Trade Association
In cooperation with: Office of the Roving Ambassador of Finland to South Caucasia, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

There is limited space, so please confirm your participation as soon as possible, but latest on 24th April, 2018, by email to


09.30-09.35 Words of welcome:
- H.E. Ms. Arja Makkonen, Ambassador of Finland to South Caucasia

09.35-09.50 Words of welcome and general information about Georgia
- tbc

09.50-10.20 "What benefits and possibilities does the EU-Georgia Association Agreement give to companies?" and the role of "Business Finland" -organization (Mr. Markku Keinänen, Under Secretary of State, Ministry for Foreign Affairs)
– questions

10.20-10.40 Georgia as business partner and target country for importing goods (Mr. Nika Mamukelashvili, Acting Head of Export Promotion Department, Enterprise Georgia)
- questions

10.40-11.00 Coffee Break

11.00-11.25 Target sectors for Finnish business in Georgia:
tourism (Mr. Saba Kiknadze, Georgia Hospitality Group/Caucasus Travel)
- comment (Ms. Maarit Haavisto-Koskinen, Lähialuematkat)
- questions

11.25-11.45 Target sectors for Finnish business in Georgia:
food industry and agriculture (Mr. Matti Lampi/Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia)
- questions

11.45-12.05 Experience of working in Georgia (Mr. Petter Svaetichin, Château Mukhrani Winery)
– questions

12.05-12.20 Experience of working in Georgia (tbc)
- questions

12.20-12.35 Business Finland (tbc)
– questions

12.35-12.50 Cultural cooperation between Finland and Georgia (Mr. Hannu Hyttinen)

12.50 -14.20 Light lunch, interaction between participants – lecturers, companies, representatives of media