Norway- Asia Business Summit 2018
The Norway-Asia Business Summit held in Singapore, entered its seventh edition in 2018. The attendance of Norwegian Minister of Fisheries Per Sandberg and Singapore’s Senior Minister of State, Dr Koh Poh Koon, reflects the importance of the multilateral relationship between Norway and Asia and Singapore in particular.
Digitalisation and Innovation played a major role in the programme this year with focus on effects in the maritime and marine sectors. In addition the Asian environment for Norwegian related start-ups was covered through several inspiring talks and panel discussions. The summit attracted over 200 participants.
1. NBAS President Leo Stornes welcoming delegates to the summit. 2. Norwegian Minister of Fisheries, Per Sandberg chatting with Summit moderator Teymoor Nabili. 3. Telenor’s Håkon Bruaset Kjøl on stage with Singapore’s Senior Minister of State, Dr Koh Poh Koon. 4. Antler’s Magnus Grimeland and Venturra Capital’s Stefan Jung sharing their success stories with the audience. 5. Fisheries Minister Per Sandberg with Norway’s Ambassador to Singapore, Anita Nergaard and Britt Dalsbotten from the Ministry. 7/9. The summit featured many rewarding keynote addresses and panel discussions. 8. Clifford Pier at the Fullerton Bay Hotel formed a perfect frame around the main dinner event at the summit. 10. Norwegian Seafood Council’s Jon Erik Steenslid dishing up Norwegian salmon treats to guests at the Lantern. 11. Team Norway in Singapore ready to meet potential investors. 12. Silje Kalsaas and Irmelin Røhn Amundsen deserve accolades for their role as the heart of the summit organising team.