Åre Business Forum

Welcome to Åre Business Forum 2018


For the 9th year in a row, Are Business Forum (11th – 13th of April 2018) will be held at the world winning design hotel Copperhill Mountain Lodge in Åre Sweden. Attracting some of the best across sectors in the Nordic Region – innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, capitalists, market analysts, trend makers, corporate top management, top politicians, among others. The arena has become the Nordic Regions counterpart to the World Economic Forum in Davos.

– A unique arena that combines winter sports with business and investments.

The program is preliminary and will be updated continuously.
All activities will be located at Copperhill Mountain Lodge or the area nearby the hotel. 

The main part of the program will be held in Swedish. We’ve highlighted all the parts here below, that will be presented in English. If you would like to see a more detailed version of the schedule, it can be found under the tab ’’Program’’.

Wednesday 11 April
Connecting Forum – powered by Nordea, Skistar and Diös.

13.00 – 16.00 Skiing with Skistar (pre-book)
13.00 – 16.30 Audi testdrive (pre-book)
13.00 – 14.30 Helicopter tour with Jämtlandsflyg from Copperhill (pre-book)
16.00 – 18.00 ”Hang out with House Be”

Almi Pitch Event with Value Creation Forum.
Creative entrepreneurs compete for 100 000 Swedish kronor from Almi.

Deloittes kvinnliga nätverk
16.30 – 19:00 For the seventh year in a row Deloittes network for females is organized directly connected to the opening of Åre Business Forum. Females are invited to listen to inspirational lecturer, discuss and exchange experiences. Theme for the network meeting is ”Next Generation of Leadership” Moderators will be Anna Ekelund and Günther Mårder.

This gathering will be arranged in cooperation with Företagarna, Lindahl, Nasdaq, Nordea, Dagens industri and Åre Business Forum.

Skistar Business Opening Dinner
Dresscode: Business casual

Thursday 12 April 
7.30 Registration opens to the event.
8.00 The program starts with inspiring lecturer and panel discussions. Opening and closing of trading on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange live from Åre Business Forum.

09.05 – 09.30 ”Innovation from the trenches: Why moving fast and breaking things will only get you so far”
Zélia Sahki, Head of Design – Creative director, Mobiento Deloitte Digital
This speech will be held in English.

12.55 – 13.20 ”Towards a sustainable and electrifying future”
Ansgar Neudecker, Senior Manager Electrification/Home Charging and co-founder Audi Innovation Team
This speech will be held in English.

19.30 Diös dinner and entertainment.
Dresscode: Business Formal

Friday 13 April
8.00 The program starts with inspiring lecturer and panel discussions, opening of trading on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange live from Åre Business Forum, Gasellsprånget and the event ends with a economy political debate. The program for the day will end around 13:00.

10.50 – 11.15 ”Data protection – have we already missed out on the positive sides?”
Caroline Olstedt Carlström, Partner Advokatfirman Lindahl
Wesam Alkawka, Compliance Nasdaq

This panel discussion will be held in English.

Please note, main part of the event program is in Swedish, se the whole program here.

Inspiring and exciting lecturer will be combined with spontaneous meetings och networking during this days. 


You can read about the lecturer and inspirer who will be at the event here.
 You can se our Partners here.

For more information and registration, call +46 63 12 14 00 or email info@congressoab.se