redefine the next normal with us.
Future & growth
SHIFT is always about people and ideas, future and growth. This year the stage program focuses on three main program tracks: Circular Economy, AI & Digital Trust and Food Tech. These three topics are at the centre of redefining the next normal, determining how to conduct business in the future.
According to the Guinness World Records, the World’s Largest Business Speed Dating event took place at JCI Limburg event with 1,068 people in 2014. Together with sTARTUp Day, we’re bringing together at least 1,074 visitors, startups, investors & executives for an epic speed dating record attempt on August 25–27. All 1:1 interactions last 4 minutes and will take place on a virtual platform where you can choose your interests to ensure you meet the right people.
Business Speed Dating on 25-27 August
Additions to be expected during summer
COVID-19 & safety
The health and safety of you and other attendees is our priority. To ensure that the event is safe for everyone, we kindly ask everyone to follow the instructions by the operational team. We thank you for your cooperation.
At the venue, we take the official safety measures required by the Finnish Institute of Health and Welfare and Regional State Administrative Agency. You’ll find signs and stickers showing the safe distance when queuing and taking part in the program. You’ll also find hand sanitizer and disposable tissues throughout the venue.
The staff will be wearing masks for the duration of the event and we ask you to do the same thing. When coughing or sneezing, please cover your nose and mouth with a tissue, and throw the tissue away immediately. If you don’t have a tissue, please use the upper parts of your shirt or sleeve, not your hands.
If you have even the slightest symptoms of respiratory infection, we kindly ask you to attend the virtual parts of the festival only.Please follow the instructions given, so we can ensure a safe and comfortable experience for all.