The world has changed, hence adjusting to this change means being more diverse, open and agile. These principles are at the core DNA of JCI United, as well as the new initiative – TalentBoost. Through a series of events and actions, TalentBoost program aims to transform Finland into the attractive destination for international talents, which will ultimately support the economic growth, foster professional networks and overall internationalization. Jointly with other partners and organizations, JCI United took an active role in planning the TalentBoost – Spouse Event that took place on March 22nd at Kampusareena. From JCI United crew: Antti Ivanoff and Majid gave their valuable inputs at the early stage of event planning, wherein Yuliya Nesterenko took over with event hosting and marketing support.

TalentBoost event was all about celebrating life, Spring and togetherness; it was about seeing the bigger picture on talent attraction, the raw potential of hidden gems and the importance of opportunities for families of those who come to Finland. Through the keynote speakers, panel discussion and the hands-on workshop, the audience had a chance to look at the matter from various perspectives. Among the speakers and panelists, there were stories from company representatives, policy-makers, educators, families and entrepreneurs:

  • Riku Rantala & Tuomas Milonoff | Madventures
  • Laura Lindeman | Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment
  • Daniel Cosby | M-files
  • Humeyra Caglayan & Hasan Yasin Öztürk | Family case
  • Melanie Dower | Supercell
  • Panel discussion: “Hidden potential, concrete measures for promoting employment among the spouses” moderated by Mark Curcher.

Followed by the keynotes and panel discussion, event participants dove into the tangible ideation brainstorming on the matters of professional networks, social life, spouse engagement and Hidden Gems project. It is essential to note, that initiators and visionaries behind TalentBoost and HiddenGems projects are determined to take these ideas forward. And JCI United will be a part of this journey!