Networking Forum: Into the Sky - Connecting Norway and Ukraine

  • Kyiv, Ukraine
  • 11.09.2019
  • 16:00 - 21:00

The return of direct air connection between Ukraine and Norway marks the beginning of a new stage in Ukrainian-Norwegian cooperation. This and many other positive changes in Ukraine open the door for many companies and entrepreneurs, which will inevitably strengthen business relations between our two countries.

Norwegian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with Federation of Employers of Ukraine and the Norwegian Embassy in Ukraine will hold a Networking Forum in Kyiv, Ukraine on September 11th, where our members, partners, and special guests will be able to look into as well as discuss new opportunities, changes in legislation, as well as find out about the needs and possibilities in both markets.

Date: September 11
Plenary session and networking: 16:00 – 19:00
Location: Radisson Blu Hotel, Kyiv
Reception: 19:00 – 21:00
Format: Invitation-only. Places are reserved for NUCC members and partners only.

More information and details will come shortly.


16:00 – 16:30 Registration
16:30 – 16:35 Opening remarks – Mr. Ketil Bøe, Partner at Wikborg Rein International Law Firm and Chairman of the Board at NUCC
16.35 – 16:40 Welcoming remarks – Mr. Oleg Boyaryn, Chairman of the Federation of Employers of the automobile industry
16:40 – 16:50 Taking Norwegian-Ukrainian collaboration Into the Sky - Mr. Martin Langaas, Director Traffic Development & Cargo at Avinor
16:50 – 17:00 What are Norwegian companies looking for in a Ukrainian business partner – Mr. Olaf Thommessen, President at SMB Norway
17:00 – 17:10 Public tender processes in Norway – Mrs. Oleksandra Shelestina, Project Engineer at Brødrene Dahl
17:10 – 17:20 Possibilities for production and reprocessing in Ukraine – Mr. Oleg Kyryievsky, Partner at First Chair Legal.
17:20 – 18:00 Panel discussion:

Moderator: Anastasia Antonyk, NUCC

  • Tetiana Izovit, FEU
  • Olaf Thommesen, SMB Norge
  • Lars Eivind Johansen, Sales Manager at Aclima
  • Oleg Kyryievsky, First Chair Legal
18:00 – 19:00 Sectoral B2B networking and mingling at hotel
19:30 – 21:00 Norwegian Ambassador Ole T. Horpestad invites Forum participants to the Embassy Reception (invitations only)

General Partners

Federation of the Employers of Ukraine

Founded in 2002, FEU now is the most influential association of Ukrainian business, which acts as the voice of Ukrainian employers – both at European level and around the world. As Ukraine’s central employer association, FEU organizes the social and economic interests of the greater part of the Ukrainian business community.

Norwegian Embassy in Ukraine

The Norwegian Diplomatic Mission in Kyiv was opened in 1992. The Embassy facilitates and contribute to developing the political relations between Ukraine and Norway, as well as the people to people contacts, business development, cultural exchanges and civil society contacts.

SMB Norge

SMB Norge is an interest organization that works  for the small and medium-sized enterprises in Norway.