Huone Singapore hosted a group from Aalto EE that had participants visiting Singapore all the way from Finland!
Luckily the group of Finns had the chance to relieve homesickness at HUONE Singapore by taking a stroll in the Finnish Forest (Metsä) while visiting the Cottage (Mökki), not to forget the snowy views from our Igloo Room! We hope you enjoyed the Finnish atmosphere and felt right at home while staying with us!
We stole a few moments of the precious time of the organizers to tell about their event and why they chose us as their go-to venue.
Q1: What kind of event is this?
Aalto Executive Education Academy (Aalto EE) is part of Aalto University in Finland and we provide customized solutions, degree programs, and open executive programs and networks in 15 locations globally. We are among the top 50 executive education providers worldwide according to the latest Financial Times ranking. This week, we are hosting 15 experienced Finnish managers and professionals from various industries such as Healthcare, Education, Supply Chain, etc. for a five-day study tour in Singapore, one of Aalto EE’s business management executive programs.
This study tour allows the Finnish participants to learn best practices and gain insights into Singapore’s development strategies. Through seminars, panel discussions, site visits and dialogue sessions, the program explores these key themes: The Future of Healthcare, The Future of Cities, The Future of Education, The Future of Logistics & Supply Chain and The Future of Work & Leadership. Our broad portfolio of programs covers all business areas and disciplines. The portfolio offers options for specific industries and all organizational levels. In addition to study tours to Singapore and other countries in Asia, we also organize study tours for executives and companies from Asia Pacific to Finland.
Q2: Why did you choose HUONE?
We chose HUONE because we don’t want a boring seminar room with concrete walls. It’s always just classroom sitting in hotel rooms and we don’t want that.
So for this group, because they are from Finland, we wanted to bring them here to give them a piece of Finland. Because you know everyone likes a piece of home, that familiarity. Also the Finnish people like sunlight a lot because they don’t get a lot of sunlight in Finland, so we really like the rooms here with natural daylight and they could go to the balcony for breaks and such.
We hope that your day was successful at Huone Singapore and we hope to see you again soon!