Welcome

It is our great honor and pleasure to invite you to participate in the first Framery World Conference, to be held from September 7th to 8th, 2017 in Tampere, Finland.

We are offering our esteemed guests an opportunity to get to know us and our factory — “where the magic happens” — whilst enjoying the beautiful city of Tampere in a picturesque country of thousands of lakes. The Framery World Conference provides a unique atmosphere, coupled with interesting keynote speakers and surprise entertainment programs.

We will provide you with accommodation thru 6th-8th of September at attractive local hotels during the conference, transportation from Helsinki to Tampere on Thursday the 7th, and from Tampere back to Helsinki Central Station or Airport on Friday the 8th.

All you need to do is is buy flight ticket and board the plane. Once you’re here, we will warmly welcome you and host you during the Conference! We hope you will arrive on Wednesday, September 6th, so that you can make it for the opening cocktail event by the airport at: Clarion Hotel at 18:00.

Finland is a popular tourist destination and design capital. So we highly recommend that after the Framery World Conference ends, you consider extending your stay a day or two more over the weekend to explore and discover the sites and views for yourself! We are more than happy to provide you a quidebook for your weekends stay, so you can enjoy yourself to the fullest during your stay in Finland.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Speakers

Caroline Quick

Vice President at T3 Advisors

Caroline enables technology companies to successfully select,
manage and operate their real estate portfolios globally. Prior to joining
T3 Advisors, Caroline was Senior Manager of Global Planning,
Design and Construction at Twitter.

Overseeing Twitter’s construction, planning and design of 2+ million
square feet of office space around the world, including its SF
Headquarters, London, Tokyo, Dublin, New York, and more, expanding
offices to 18 countries, was squarely on Caroline’s shoulders. She also
managed the growth of San Fransisco HQ from 30,000 to 500,000+ sq
ft in less than 4 years. Twitter was Framery’s first client in the USA and
enabled our outstanding start to success in a whole
new continent of business.

Doug Wittnebel

Design Director in Gensler’s Oakland office, Principal

As a Design Director in Gensler’s Oakland office,
Doug leads the project vision for his team to deliver world-class
workplace design for technology, energy and financial firm clients with
more than 30 years of experience in multiple countries. His time
overseas fine-tuned his abilities to quickly develop new ways of
expressing and communicating design to his clients.

Doug’s award-winning projects have been published in the
San Francisco Business Times and Forbes, among other notable media
sources. He is an active member of SPUR and Habitat for Humanity.
Doug holds a Master in Architecture from Tulane University.

Mirkku Kullberg

Creative Director at Hotel St. George

Ms. Mirkku Kullberg is known as a visionary leader and design
executive with a strong track record in branding and turnaround
management. Kullberg inspires audiences around the world by
speaking about the future of retail and changing
consumer lifestyles.

Kullberg interprets interestingly the blurring lines between
home, work and office. She served as the Head of Vitra Home
at Vitra International AG from 2014 to December 2015 in
Birsfelden, Switzerland. Prior to Vitra, Kullberg was the CEO of
Finnish design icon Artek.

Mikko Kuitunen

Founder, a Passionate Mascot and VP of
Development at Vincit- Best Workplace in
Europe 2016

Mikko, 37 years, is a digital age entrepreneur and angel investor changing the
way companies are led. Mikko is the founder of Vincit where he works as
a Passionate Mascot and VP of Development. Vincit is a successful Finnish IT
company that is well-known by exceptional leading methods like ‘Leadership as a Service’.

Vincit was found in 2007 and since grown to nearly 400 people, with a
turnover of €32 m in 2016, targeting fast growth in 2017. Vincit is the only
company in its industry providing 100% money back satisfaction guarantee.

Samu Hällfors

Founder and COO at Framery

Samu founded the company in 2010 with Vesa-Matti Marjamäki, but nowadays,
Samu leads Framery’s success together with our CEO Ossi Paija. Framery leaders
Samu and Ossi managed to grow the business explosively from €100k to €500k
revenue in 2012. Then €1,2m in 2014 and €5,0m in 2015. Last year it reached €18m!

Samu designed the first five Framery product generations himself, and still works
closely with Framery’s fantastic R&D department. Samu’s passion has always been
product development and he augments his dedication to that, with his leadership
and management skills. He strongly believes that transforming offices from passive
assets to active leadership tools is the key to creating happy productive workplaces.

Timetable

Day 1 Wed / September 6th, 2017
6 PM - 10 PM
Cocktail hour at Clarion Helsinki Airport
Day 2 Thu / September 7th, 2017
8:30 AM
Departure to Tampere
11:15 AM - 14:15 PM
Lunch, factory tour and showroom tour
2:15 PM - 5 PM
Keynote Speakers: Caroline Quick, Mirkku Kullberg and Mikko Kuitunen
5 PM - 6:45 PM
Stop by at the hotels
7 PM
Dinner
10 PM
Club Framery Grand Opening
Day 3 Fri / September 8th, 2017
9:45 AM
Departure to Brunch
10 AM - 2 PM
Brunch
Keynote Speakers: Doug Wittnebel and Samu Hällfors
12:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Buses back to Helsinki Central Station or Airport

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