About Helsinki Centre
Helsinki Centre, established in 2008, is the representative office of Helsinki, Tampere, Kotka and Lahti. The centre facilitates promotion of economic and business potential of the Finnish cities in Russia, introduces business opportunities of the Finnish regions to Russian companies and entrepreneurs; maintains and promotes friendly relations and cooperation among the cities and Saint Petersburg.
what we do?
Our main goals are to provide assistance to entrepreneurs who are planning to invest in Finland, develop and deepen long-term relations between our cities and Saint Petersburg, as well as conducting Mass Media and PR.
building cooperation network
Representing our partner cities in Saint Petersburg, promoting the dialogue and exchange of practices between Russian and Finnish companies and professionals, by developing cooperation between the cities and Russian authorities, and interacting with Finnish companies and organizations based in Saint Petersburg.
helping entrepreneurs / business development services
Opening Finnish markets for Russian companies, providing assistance in establishing business contacts, providing information on business support tools and access to key business events in Finland, organizing expert consultations.
increasing the visibility of our partner cities / mass media & pr
Providing up-to-date information on cities’ business and cultural life, increasing the visibility of the Finnish cities, and organizing press conferences and media trips to Finland.