EVENT: Norwegian-Estonian Business Seminar 2020-08-25T08:03:44+00:00
Norwegian-Estonian Business Seminar

Norwegian-Estonian Business Seminar

Date: Wednesday, August 26th
Time: 14:00 – 16:00
Venue: Citybox Tallinn Hotel, Laeva 1, Porto Franco, Tallinn

13:30 Coffee and gathering

14:00 NORWEGIAN – ESTONIAN BUSINESS SEMINAR + Meet and greet the NEW people in Nor-Est trade

Short presentations, more time for questions. Mingle with locals and meet people from business delegation from Norway. The list of participants will be circulated among event attendees a day before the event.

The event is moderated by Argo Saul, who is the Vice Chairman of Norwegian-Estonian Chamber of Commerce and CEO and Founder of Nordic Houses.

Greetings by the NEW Norwegian Ambassador Mrs Else Berit Eikeland + NECC’S NEW Chairman

Else Berit Eikeland has served as the Norwegian ambassador to Canada from 2009 to 2012, polar affairs adviser and ambassador to the Arctic Council from 2013 to 2016, and ambassador to Ireland from 2016 to 2019.

Lucie Katrine Sunde-Eidem – State Secretary (Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries)

Mrs Sunde-Eidem has a broad background from various boards and HR positions in the private and public sector. Extensive experience within the fields of business development, recruitment, leadership and organizational development.

Klen Jäärats – Director of EU Affairs at Government Office of Estonia.

Mr Jäärats is a Director of European Union Affairs since 2014 and he is probably the best EU expert in Estonia. We will talk about trade and business within and with EU.

Olaf H. Thommessen – CEO of SMB NORGE 

Mr Thommessen is the Chief Executive Officer of SMB Norge, The Norwegian Association of Small & Medium Enterprises.

Merike Kaesveld – NEW Director of Business Development in Norway at Enterprise Estonia

Mrs Kaesveld is a Director of Business Development in Norway since June 2020. Merike has more than 20 years of business development experience. She has developed the PetCity concept in Estonia and worked as a Manager at Helly Hansen Flagship Store in Oslo, Norway.

Ryte Venckuviene – NEW Export Advisor in Norway at Enterprise Estonia

Ryte is an experienced purchasing manager with almost 20 years of procurement experience (technical procurement, construction/building industry). Mrs Venckuviene started her work as a Trade/Export Advisor for Enterprise Estonia in Marc

16:00 Networking

The event is free of charge for all guests but the registration is mandatory. Sign up already today as the number of seats is limited!

Registration deadline is on Monday, August 24th. First come first serve!

No-show fee is 25 EUR per person. If you can not attend, please let us know latest on Monday, August 24th.

NECC Nor-Est seminar list of attendees

Name Company
Aarne Toomsalu Estonian Inventors Association @ Connect Latvia
Aivar Usk Estonian Electronics Industries Association
Aleksandr Sepp Novarc AS
Alex Arhipov GetID OÜ
Anneli Vilu DECC
Annely Särglep NECC
Anu Adermann Bernhard Brekke AS
Anu Elmi Norwegian Embassy
Argo Saul Nordic Houses
Arnt Rune Flekstad Politician
Arpit Enerley OÜ
Dag Swanstrøm Gründerforeningen
Dagfinn Lohne Dugfinn OÜ
Denis Nikolajev ADB Gjensidige Eesti filiaal
Deniss Ojastu Helmes
Ene Aschjem NECC
Ivo Pukk Insta Globe Engineering
Jaanus Stern Advokaadibüroo Greinoman
Jørund Rytman SMB Norge
Kai Ødegårdstuen Alpakafarm OÜ
Katrin Aunpu SA Tallinna Lauluväljak / Song Festival Grounds
Kent Lindholm Muoviura Eesti Ou
Kolawole Okuboyejo Treetop Global Foods Limited
Kristi Pool Helmes AS
Kristiina Koel Orkla Accounting Centre
Ksenia Stanishevski Volver Studios AS
Leelo Lehtla PLMF Arts Management
Maret Mellikov (Maasalu) DNV GL Estonia OÜ
Mari-Ann Pulver DNV GL Estonia OÜ
Marius Fredriksen Postkasse 3.0 AS
Marje Vihula OY Ribiinia
Morten Reffhaug To-Be-More AS
Nikolay Inkin Blue Cargo eesti OÜ
Ole T. Hoelseth Journalist
Oliver Soon International Young Leaders Club
Oscar Andreas Aanensen Marine Aluminium Industries OÜ
Peter Treialt BLRT Grupp AS
Risto Kukk Fausto Capital
Russell Snyder Media
Ryte Venckuviene EAS
Sergei Sinjagin GetID OÜ
Siim Kabrits Chaga OÜ
Silja Elunurm NJORD Law Firm
Sven Aulik Enterprise Estonia
Thorbjörn Sirén Futurehead Oü
Toril Hilde To-Be-More AS
Ulf Leirstein Politician
Urmas Reinsberg Gjensidige
Viiu Astel Kitman Thulema AS

For more information please contact Annely Särglep: +372 510 1004


Are you interested in becoming a member of the vibrant Norwegian-Estonian business community? Are you looking for contacts, ideas and help for developing your company? What about learning from the best practices and experiences of our CEO and board members to take your organization to the next level? Ready to expand your network? Join NECC today and the power of membership will work for you.




Established in 2007, Norwegian-Estonian Chamber of Commerce (NECC, in Norwegian: Norsk-Estisk Handelskammer, in Estonian: Norra-Eesti Kaubanduskoda) is a non-profit membership based business association for companies with Norwegian-Estonian share capital, management or co-operation. We facilitate professional networking, seminars of interests, provide relevant information regarding both Estonia and Norway and promote Norwegian companies, competence and business values.


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