Tuesday 20 May - FCCJ Luncheon Meeting with Central Finland Chamber of Commerce
Ms. Ritva Nirkkonen, Managing Director of
Jyvaskyla Regional Development Company Jykes Ltd. "Human Tech Business Competence in Central Finland"
Mr. Timo Varhama, President, UPM-Kymmene Japan KK "Japan Business - Tips for Success"
Images from the event
Mingling before start of the meeting; Ambassador Julin takes care of the male members of the delegation...
...and Minister-Counsellor Anu Saarela of the female...
The chairman tries to bring the meeting to attention.
FCCJ Vice President Marko Saarelainen opens the meeting.
Ambasador Julin and Marko Saarelainen with the speakers, Ritva Nirkkonen and Timo Varhama.
Some enjoy the food, others the company.
A small world... Sirpa Rissa-Anttilainen found out that Isamu Maeda was working with her father at valemt some 30 years ago.
Uljas Valkeinen, Managing Director of the Central Finland Chamber of Commerce presents his delegation, in turn Sirpa Rissa-Anttilainen, Managing Director of World Trade Center Helsinki, who has been in charge of the delegation's program.
Masaoki Fujita, a new FCCJ board members introduces himself.
Marko Saarelainen introduces the first speaker.
Ritva Nirkkonen starts her presentation.
Timo Varhama and Uljas Valkeinen seem already to work on some new project...
Timo Varhama preparing hemself for his presentation.
Explaning about UPM activities in Japan.
The luncheon was atended by 35 persons, including the 9 member delegation from Finland.
Timo Varhama responds to a question from the audience.
Uljas Valkeinen explains about their chamber's table flag.
...which he then presents to Marko Saarelainen as a token of appreciation.