business summit for food systems professionals

Food Business Summit 2018 - Responsibility as the competitive advantage



Food Business Summit is targeted to professionals working on food industry, food systems and agrobioeconomy. Our aim is to build an event around food business that gathers together companies, professionals and other stakeholders.  We offer you innovative insights to food systems, interesting discussions and hotspots and a networking platform among the participants.  The Food Business Summit program is held mostly in English. Please do also check out the Food Safety 2020 Conference that is organised in Seinäjoki concurrently with our Summit.


FBS matchmaking

At the FBS matchmaking event you can meet your potential business and technology partners face-to-face. Take part in pre-scheduled 25 minute meetings - high speed meetings are perfect for first impressions and new contacts! The organizers will take care of the scheduling of your meetings - you just need to inform us about those participants and organizations that you wish to meet.  

How does matchmaking work in practice?  Register to the matchmaking two week before the event Tell information about your organization and what kind of cooperation are you looking for.

The organizers will contact you for further information.  You will receive your personal meeting schedule by email before hand. The meetings take place June 12-13 at Seinäjoki.


Why participate? You have a chance to meet potential business and technology partners in face-to-face meetings, pre-scheduled for you! The organizers offer you support before, during and after the event. Participation at the matchmaking event is free of charge.  FBS Match is organized by Enterprise Europe Network, the largest business support organization in Europe, in cooperation with Food Business Summit organizers.

For further information on the FBS Match contact  EEN coordinator Satu Alapiha +358 50 383 0355 or Into Seinäjoki Project Manager Pauliina Hautamäki +358 400 754 878.



Spend an afternoon getting to know the business environment at the Seinäjoki region. The Innovation tour is an excellent combination for your Food Business Summit. Sign up for one of the innovation tours when registering to the Food Business Summit. The tours start at 2pm from the Frami F- building lobby and return to the same place at 5pm. The tour are targeted to Food Business Summit and Food Safety 2010 guests. More information about the tour will follow in January 2018.



The registration opens in January 2018. 




Food Business Summit partners offer special prices during the Summit. You may book the accomodation directly to the hotels using the code  'Food Summit'.
The fixed prices are per night and include breakfast and VAT.  The Food Summit quota is valid until May 14th 2018. 


Prices for the Sokos Hotels Lakeus: 

- single 113 € / room/ day 

- double 128 € / room / day

Some of the rooms are Superior class with an extra price of 20 euros/ room. 


Hotel information:

Original Sokos Hotel Lakeus
Address: Torikatu 2, 60100 Seinäjoki
+358 10 764 8000





Food Business Summit is held at the Frami F-building. The address of the venue is Kampusranta 11, 60320 Seinäjoki.
The venue is located close to the city centre with an approximately 15 minute walk from the Seinäjoki Central Station and the hotels.


For more information about the business opportunites, please check out Invest In Seinäjoki. 



For more information about Food Business Summit, please contact:
Sanna Kankaanpää, +358 40 074 3422,




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Food Business Summit promotes agrobioeconomy in South Ostrobothnia area in Finland. The summit is coordinated by Into Seinäjoki Ltd and produced together with Tampere University, Turku University, Helsinki University Rurarial Institute and Seinäjoki University of Applied Science. The summit also cooperates with RuokaProvinssi, New digital solution in food systems, AB Seinäjoki and Food Summit projects which  receive funding from European regional development fund (ERDF).

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