On Tuesday 13th of November a relaxed business event took place in Mikkeli's Mikaeli. Savolainen pärjää missä vain! -event was about growth of enterprises and internationalization. The event was for entrepreneurs and enterprises. The name "Savolainen pärjää missä vain!" means that a person from Savo (area of Eastern Finland) survives anywhere. People from Savo are famous of their perseverance. The event was organized in cooperation with South-Savo's Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment, South Savo Chamber of Commerce, South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences Small Business Center, Finnvera, Miksei Oy, OP Suur-Savo and Team Finland.
There were several interesting speakers in the event. For example Markus Heiskanen, the founder and entrepreneur of Hotel & Spa Resort Järvisydän, shared their business story and future's plans with the audience. The audience heard also the business story of GoSleep that has rised to the international markets from small town called Pieksämäki. Jussi Junikka from Fulmore Oy told many interesting thing about automatization and the benefits of it. You can see all the speakers from the video below.
Savolainen pärjää missä vain! -event was hosted by magician&mentalist Jose Ahonen. The whole event culminated to Jose's entertaining show. A magician&mentalist as a event host made the event atmosphere really relaxed and pleasant.
See video form the event:
Event organizers also had stands in the event. Here is the stand of Xamk Small Business Center.
Jussi Junikka, Fulmore Oy
Juha Markkanen, Team Finland
Markus Heikkinen, Hotel&Spa Resort Järvisydän
Cristian Kundt, GoSleep Oy
The audience also had a chance to participate in magician&mentalist Jose's show