Beijing 9.1. – 13.1.2017
Jokerit Helsinki will play their first official KHL game in China on 12th of January against Kunlun Redstar. In conjunction with this game, Finpro's Cleantech Finland growth program is organizing various activities in Beijing for Finnish companies in collaboration with Jokerit HC and Helsinki Business Hub.
School sports seminar on 10th of January
The seminar co-organized together with Beijing Municipal Education Commission will focus on school sports and facilities. The target audience consists of Head Masters from Beijing schools as well as other stakeholders responsible for schools and education.
The Finnish Government representative opening the seminar is Vice-Minister Jari Gustafsson. The agenda consists of an overview of school sports in Beijing and organizing Winter Sports as part of the curriculum, focusing on both the facilities and coaching. During the
matchmaking session, Finnish companies have the chance to pitch their solutions and knowhow directly to school Head Masters and other relevant decision-makers. Due to limited space, this event is by invitation only.
High-level winter sports seminar on 11th of January
Co-organized with Beijing Sport University (BSU), the full day seminar concentrates on the business opportunities in Winter Sports in China In addition to BSU local partners for the seminar include China Construction Group (CCG), Zhangjiakou City and Beijing Ice Hockey Association. The Finnish Government representative opening the seminar is Vice-Minister Jari Gustafsson.
The seminar focuses on the preparations for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics as well as Winter Sports for the masses, the national goal of introducing 300 million Chinese to Winter Sports. In addition to local organizations,a delegation from the State General
Sports Administration will participate to the seminar.
Matchmaking will concentrate on two focus areas via simultaneous sessions. In Winter Sports Construction Finnish companies can pitch their solutions and knowhow directly to China Construction Group, which is the world’s biggest construction company and has a significant role in China’s Winter Sports venue construction. In addition to CCG the session audience consists of other Chinese construction and developer companies as well as relevant decision-makers. Another matchmaking session will focus on recreational sports and sport coaching. The target audience consists of local sport clubs, skiing centers, service providers as
well as distributors.
Delegation visit and matchmaking meeting at Beijing Sports University on 12th of January
As a continuum to Wednesday's Winter Sports Seminar, there will be a delegation visit to Beijing Sports University. With the delegation led by Vice-Minister Jari Gustafsson Finnish sports construction and coaching companies have a chance for
matchmaking meetings with the University leaders and relevant stakeholders. The exact timing of the visit will be confirmed closer to the date.
Jokerit Helsinki will play their first official KHL game in China against Kunlun RedStar 12th of January
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