Pan-Baltic Business Mission to Skåne Region in Sweden

Pan-Baltic Business Mission to Skåne Region in Sweden

Pan-Baltic Business Mission to Skåne Region in Sweden

The Swedish Chambers in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia are organizing a PAN -BALTIC BUSINESS MISSION to the SOUTH OF SWEDEN, Skåne Region on 3-4 October 2017. This is the last call for companies to register and send in the application latest by Friday, 8 September noon. The business mission will be represented by 13 organizations from the Baltic countries.

The aim of the business mission is to get acquainted with the Skåne region and its business environment, meet the local business companies and participate in B2B matchmaking with the local businesses.

Programme highlights:

  • Meeting with Region Skåne - one of Sweden’s biggest employers, responsible for healthcare, public transport, business development, infrastructure and its Acting Head of Unit of the Business and Labor Market . Welcoming in Ystad City Hall
  • Meeting with Invest in Skane – official regional business promotion agency connecting international companies with business opportunities in Southern Sweden and its Managing Director
  • Network-dinner with representatives of business association “Tillväxtsyd” in Ystad
  • B2B matchmaking sessions with local business companies based at Krinova and Ideon Incubators
  • Information about Business development opportunities in Sweden by the Lithuanian Commerce Attaché in Stockholm and practical business cases by Consulte AB

Programme is co-hosted by Region Skåne and Invest in Skåne, Port of Ystad, business association Tillväxtsyd in Ystad, in close cooperation with Honorary Consuls, Incubators Ideon and Krinova.

Tuesday, 3 October

08.00     Meeting at Kastrup airport, arrival hall

Meeting with SCC office (detailed meeting point will be announced later) 

*08.46             Departure to Ystad Hamn Logistik AB (Port of Ystad)

Departure by local train, tickets purchased individually at Kastrup Airport.Exact train departure times will be indicated later

10.00              Arrival Ystad train station

10.20              Arrival at Ystad City Hall

10.30             Programme starts

10.45-11.15      Welcoming by Björn Boström, CEO of Port of Ystad at Old City Hall

Quick presentation: LT, LV, EST Commerce Attachés (TBC), Honorary Consuls, SCC offices in LT, LV and EST, the business delegation. Representatives of the business association “Tillväxtsyd” are present for network during the day

11.30               Departure to Port of Ystad

11.45-12.45        Lunch hosted by Port of Ystad on the ferry in the harbour

12.45               Departure to Ystad City Hall

13.00-13.45      An overview of business climate in Skåne Region with Henrik Berven, Acting Head of Unit, Business and Labor Market, Department of Regional Development at Region Skåne

13.45-14.15      Brief overview of business opportunities and B2B marketing in Skåne Region by Stefan Johansson, Managing Director of Invest in Skåne (official regional business promotion agency for Southern Sweden)

14.15-14.45      Coffee break

14.45-15.45      “Business development in Sweden” with Lithuanian Commerce Attaché in Sweden, Justinas Pagirys

15.45-16.00      Break        

16.00-17.00      Swedish market regulations and collective agreements, consultant Vaida Meidute-Strazdauskiene

18.00               Network-dinner with representatives of local business associations in Ystad. Place to be confirmed

20.00     Departure to Kristianstad by bus

21.30              Arrival to Kristianstad, check in at hotel


Wednesday, 4 October


08.15     Meeting at the hotel lobby

08.30     Departure to Krinova Science Park

            By rented bus

09.00-09.30      Presentation of Krinova Science Park

09.30-11.30        Matchmaking with Swedish companies based at Krinova

11.45-12.45        Joint lunch at Kristianstad University (TBC)

13.00              Departure to Incubator and Science park Ideon in Lund

            By rented bus

14.30-15.00      Presentation of Ideon and coffee break

15.00-17.00      Matchmaking with companies based at Ideon

17.15     Closure of the programme

17.30     Departure to Lund Central train station

*17.45   Departure to Kastrup Airport

            By train from Lund central station, tickets purchased individually at the train station

            Exact train departure times will be indicated later

Flight departure earliest from 20.00


Preliminary prices       

SCC LT, LV, EST Member: 505 EUR/person

Non-member: 595 EUR/person

*The price includes:

1 hotel night (incl. breakfast)

1 dinner

1 lunch

Transportation by rented bus

Following expenses are not included in the price: flight costs (special Business Mission's group offer by airBaltic, please contact the SCCL office for details), local train costs, other additional costs connected to the mission. 


Registration by very latest 8 September, by filling out the registration form. PLEASE CONTACT THE SCC in Latvia office 

Registration fee of 150 EUR/participant to be transferred to the SCC bank account by latest 10 September. The remaining sum of the fee to be paid by 15th of September.


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