Scandinavian business events you do not want to miss this month
Business Breakfast: Facebook in the Nordics
Facebook’s expansion in the Nordic region is picking up pace. Leading the project is Martin Ingemansson, managing director for the Nordics at Facebook, who will speak at this breakfast briefing organised by the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK and hosted by DNB Bank. Ingemansson is Facebook’s first employee in the Nordics and has been the driving force behind the mounting use of the platform among the region’s biggest brands.
Date: 25 April 2019, 8-10am
Venue: DNB Bank, The Walbrook Building, 25 Walbrook, London EC4N 8AF, UK
Investing and Fintech
Financial technology – or simply ‘fintech’ – is changing the way financial services are offered today, and the disruption only looks set to continue over the coming years. Organised by the Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce and Danske Bank, this event will give you all the latest concerning fintech and investing. A panel, which will include investors as well as fintech entrepreneurs, will discuss everything from raising capital to investor expectations and networking opportunities.
Date: 2 May 2019, 6.30-9pm
Venue: Womble Bond Dickinson, 4 More London Riverside, London SE1 2A, UK
Discussion with Johan Lundgren, CEO of easyJet
This evening event will give you a unique chance to meet Johan Lundgren, the CEO of easyJet. With more than 30 years of experience in the travel industry, Lundgren joined easyJet in December 2017, and has since implemented a series of initiatives to grow the airline’s customer base and revenue, including the investment in new technology such as AI. The discussion will be chaired by Nik Gowing, director of Think Unthink and former news anchor for BBC World News.
Date: 7 May, 6.30-9pm
Venue: Aquavit, 1 Carlton St, St. James’s, London SW1Y 4QQ, UK
DKUK Charity Golf Day
The Danish-UK Association is hosting its first ever Charity Golf Day, taking place at the Burhill Golf Club in Surrey. Whether you are a seasoned or wannabe golfer, the event will offer a high-level networking opportunity for UK, Danish and Nordic business professionals. The programme includes golf followed by a dinner and charity auction supporting cancer research.
Date: 9 May 2019, 11.30am-9.30pm
Venue: Burhill Golf Club Burwood Road, Walton on Thames, Surrey, KT12 4BX, UK
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