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Business opportunities in Italy and Southern Europe

We believe that better understanding creates better business. And that's why we are organizing a business trip to Italy. We actually do not organize only a trip, but instead, with our local Italian expert we have created a package, which literally takes you to Italian market. This package helps you to understand your possibilities in Southern Europe and identify your first potential customers and/or partners from there!

This opportunity is meant for everyone who is interested in Italian and Southern European markets.

Doing Business in Italy 

Italy is home to approximately 59 million people and has a diverse industrial economy.

Understanding some of the cultural characteristics of the Italian society helps businesses to interact more effectively and successfully with their Italian counterparts and helps to overcome some of the obstacles that foreign companies may face when conducting business in Italy.

Good business instinct, feasible business plan and understanding the market are vital key-factors when entering to the Italian market. Our local expert in Italy, Andrea Risa, will lead you there!


  • Starting meeting with our local Italian expert Andrea Risa - 30min -> will be organised before trip (every participating company has their own meeting). In the meeting you will go through your potential customers and partners in Italian market, so that they can be contacted for possible meeting in Milan.

  • Market survey for Italian and South European markets

  • 2-3 night business trip to Italy (Milan) with other entrepreneurs and corporate decision-makers

  • Meeting potential customers and partners in Italy (according to preferred sectors)

  • Possibility to meet investors

  • Andrea Risa (Venture Development Finland) organizing contacts in Italy


November 2018, dates will be confirmed (option 1 / option 2)

Option 1: Departure: Monday 26.11.18 at 11.05 (Helsinki – Milan) Arrival: Wednesday 28.11.18 at 20.00 (Milan – Helsinki) 

Option 2: Departure: Sunday 25.11.18 at 16.05 (Helsinki – Milan) Arrival: Tuesday 27.11.18 at 23.00 (Milan – Helsinki)  Program:

Program will be structured later, wishes of participating companies will be taken into account.


Most interesting parts of the program will be chosen (for the participating companies):

  • Welcome to Italy, Representative of Finnish Consulate in Italy

  • Italian Financial Markets: Meet a Major Bank and a VC.

  • Italian Operations: Meet a Consultancy I.e. McKinsey, BCG. Success Cases

  • Italian HR: Meet an Executive Search company and a recruitment company

  • Italian Legal Overview: Meet a legal office (Bird&Bird or similar)

  • Italian Accounting Services: E&Y or similar

  • Visit Co-Working Spaces

+ Dinner & get-together


  • 2 or 3 company visits according to preferred sectors.

  • Possibility to meet local investors

For who?

For companies who are interested to do business in Italy and/or Southern Europe or wish to find out is there business opportunities for them!


1690€ /person

Price includes:

  • Direct flights (Helsinki – Milan – Helsinki)

  • Taxes and passenger fees

  • 1 x hand luggage and 1 x hold baggage (max 23 kg)

  • Accommodation in double room, breakfast included

  • Airport Shuttle

  • Personal starting meeting for every participating company - will be organized before trip

  • Market survey for Italian and South European markets

  • Meeting potential customers and partners in Milan

  • Other mentioned parts of the program

Contact us for more information, personal wishes and booking:

Fia Husu Sales & Marketing assistant Tel. +35840 842 2506

Jukka Lassila CEO Tel. +35850 1810

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