SEKES – Association of Finnish Development Companies

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SEKES – the Association of Finnish Development Companies is comprised of the development companies owned by various cities and municipalities all over Finland. It has 45 member companies which employ a total of 800 people, encompassing about 90% of the country’s regional development companies. In 2016, SEKES member organisations worked in-depth with about 32,000 enterprises and had more than 100,000 contacts.

SEKES’s basic tasks include:

  • Influencing issues that are significant for development companies
  • Increasing the visibility of development companies
  • Building partnerships with other operators
  • Internal and external communication and participation in discourses concerning the sector
  • Developing the activities of its members
  • Promoting peer learning and spreading new ideas
  • Coordinating joint activities
  • Boosting know-how and resources within the network
  • Developing international activities 

The SEKES mission

To bolster enterprises’ competitiveness. Boosting companies’ competitiveness creates a strong foundation for the growth of regional vitality, which accumulates into well-being at a wider, national level.

What is SEKES?

SEKES – the Association of Finnish Development Companies is comprised of the development companies owned by various cities and municipalities all over Finland.

The SEKES network plays a vital role in strengthening the competitiveness of enterprises and regional vitality.

SEKES

Suomen Elinkeino- ja Kehitysyhtiöt SEKES ry
Porkkalankatu 1
00180 Helsinki
phone
0800 123 456 7890

Contact

Executive Director
Jaakko Helenius
0500 498 020
jaakko.helenius@sekes.fi

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