The highly anticipated Spring Summit of 2023, held in Helsinki, successfully brought together more than 40 participants from various parts of the world.
The Summit began on the first day with a warm and gracious welcome from HRS Advisors, our exceptional host member, setting the stage for an extraordinary gathering. Attendees engaged in discussions about market updates, exchanging invaluable insights about their local coverage, areas of specialization, and exceptional performance in different sectors. Two remarkable success stories were shared, one emphasizing the importance of nurturing long-term client relationships, and the other highlighting the adoption of a multi-country approach to meet unique client needs, which provided a deep understanding of our collective expertise.
Santeri Suoranta, CEO of Marinetek, delivered a special keynote address, offering profound insights into the successful turnaround of the global organization. The afternoon session was filled with engaging activities, challenging members to showcase our network’s capabilities to global clients. To conclude the day on a high note, attendees enjoyed a memorable tour and official dinner at the Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, a UNESCO heritage site.
The second day of the Summit started with an update on the network’s performance, followed by an interactive discussion on the elusive topic of engagement. Members demonstrated their creativity by presenting entertaining video pitches that combined lightheartedness with seriousness when addressing important subjects.
Fabio Sola, Director, expressed his views on the Summit, stating, “The event provided an excellent opportunity to test our global capabilities and adapt to future demands. Collaborating and sharing best practices left us feeling well-prepared to tackle the upcoming challenges.”