News

ICG-Jantz

Setting Up Shop on the U.S. Market

  In New York real estate, every detail has a price tag. Be it the jungle of jurisdictional, state and federal rules and regulations governing how to install electricity, to how many people are allowed in your establishment, or just finding trusted professionals to design your...

Read More
03 May
flag3

The U.S. Elections – What’s in It for You?

As the race to the parties’ national conventions in the United States intensifies, the election is everywhere. It’s entertaining, for sure. But is there also a professional reason a business person in Europe should take time to understand an election happening 5,000 miles away?   For us, it...

Read More
29 April
get-nordified

Globally Savvy? Now Get Nordified!

This week it’s been exceptionally easy to see where the world is going. Every company I’ve spoken with is busy nordifying itself. Let me give you three examples. I’ll buy you a bottle of sparkly if you guess the companies’ names right. A centuries-old family-owned...

Read More
25 April
colored-pencils-1053282_1280

Is Diverse Also Better? (Or Just More Fun) Part 2

The Amcham team represents six nationalities: American, British, Canadian, Estonian, Finnish and Greek. (Over the years, we’ve had fourteen of them. And six religions. And seven mother tongues.)   According to research, organizations with more diversity in their workforce grow and outperform those with less.   Let’s hear what...

Read More
11 April
Jukka Kola1

Vision for Finland: Widening Our Scope

It’s the year 2016.   A resilient nation, full of potential, approaches its 100th birthday. There is a good number of things we’ve achieved in just 100 years. At this time of reflection, we also set our sights on the future.   No matter how you interpret today’s realities,...

Read More
04 April
295/365 The Night of the Arts

5 Ways to Make Helsinki a Hub for HQs

How do you measure the economic importance of a city? One widely-accepted metric is a city’s ability to attract global and regional headquarters. Compared to other Nordic countries, Finland is trailing behind, but not for lack of potential. Here are five ways the Amcham community...

Read More
30 March
board2016

New Board – Terrific Competencies

The ten-year-old Amcham Finland community can once more boast a new exciting cadre of leaders.   Nine individuals representing nine member companies will take charge of Amcham’s strategic stewardship and give their expertise to the benefit of the community for the next two years.   We are very proud...

Read More
18 March
globes

Is Diverse Also Better? (Or Just More Fun) Part 1

The Amcham team represents six nationalities: American, British, Canadian, Estonian, Finnish and Greek. (Over the years, we’ve had fourteen of them. And six religions. And seven mother tongues.)   According to research, organizations with more diversity in their workforce grow and outperform those with less.   Let’s hear what...

Read More
10 March
_MG_5955

The Blocks Are There. Now Build.

Get a ride, find a place to sleep, listen to some music. Trivial? Definitely. And often a basis for a successful, ground-breaking business plan.   The key is to spot and develop a mundane need into a scalable business. It’s now easier than ever.   The cloud is full...

Read More
07 March
20160219_141145

Share Your Vision

We believe in openness, so let’s let air in.   Things could be better.   Not too long ago, the air was filled with optimism. The drive for internationalization in Finland and the greater Nordics was palpable. Was that just a phase? Are we allowing ourselves to get...

Read More
19 February
did-infographic-thumb

Finland: Defence in Extreme Conditions

Finland’s unique geography has shaped the way Finnish defence has and continues to develop. Here are some key facts that help illustrate how the country is so well-positioned.   Be a part of the Defence Industry Dialogue to secure your place in the conversation. For more...

Read More
09 February
MannePyykkö2

More sales. Less stress.

With B2B sales becoming more fiercely competitive, businesses are forced to look for ways to improve their sales teams’ proficiency and efficiency. By any means necessary? Sales seminars and week-long training sessions have gone the way of the door-to-door salesman. With the ushering in of the...

Read More
16 December