Nor­way- Asia Busi­ness Sum­mit 2018

Norway-Asia Business Review - - Snapshots -

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.

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