Ca­reer net­work­ing event: Boost your fu­ture 2.0

The event is aimed for arts and cultural professionals who want to expand their networks, get support for working life skills and hear interesting panel discussions about working life in the field of arts and culture.

Welcome to the Boost your Future career networking event organized by the University of the Arts Helsinki and Globe Art Point. Join us to discuss and learn about networking, working life skills, entrepreneurship in the arts sector and much more! 

The aim of the event is to boost career competencies and encourage professional collaboration of international and national students, artists and cultural workers who want to make Finland their home. The programme includes spaces for dialogue through panels and meet&greets with cultural actors, career workshops and networking opportunities for all participants, free of charge. The language of the event is English. 


Pre-event workshops:

• Strategic Networking for Artists, Creatives and Cultural entrepreneurs (workshop 1)
• Verbalize your creative skills and learn to pitch your ideas (workshop 1)

• Verbalize your creative skills and learn to pitch your ideas (workshop 2) 
• Strategic Networking for Artists, Creatives and Cultural entrepreneurs (workshop 2)

Main stage:

13.00-13.10 Opening words, Jaana Erkkilä-Hill (Uniarts Helsinki’s Vice Rector)
13.15-14.00 Panel discussion: Your future in Finland (Panelists: Vera Boitcova, Sergio Castrillón, Anu Lampela and Nana Salin)
14.00-14.30 Networking break
14.30-15.15 Panel discussion: Landing a job (Panelists: Feven Abegaz, Priyanka Banerjee, Marouf Majidi, Lora Milutinovic and Paola Nieto)
15.15.-15.45 Networking break
15.45-16.30 Panel discussion: Navigating the Finnish art scene (Panelists: Luis Bellido, Tina Jeranko, Suzanne Mooney and Salla Vallius)
16.30-17.00 Introduction to Uniarts Hub pre-incubator programme
17.00-18.00 Freestyle – Networking event

Workshops during the event:

13.00-13.30 Basics of the Finnish art funding system (info set)
13.15-14.15 Introduction to Taxation for Artists
13.15-17.00 CV Clinic (15-minute slots)
13.45-14.45 Boost your grant application (workshop 1)
15.00-16.00 Boost your grant application (workshop 2)

Please register for the event as a whole and your desired workshops. Be aware that the programme on the main stage and the workshops happen simultaneously, so check the times carefully. 


Associations and unions
Arts promotion centre Finland
Globe Art Point
The Musicians’ Union
Trade Union for Art and Culture Professionals TAKU
Trade Union for Theatre and Media Finland, Teme

Institutions and organizations 
Aalto University Executive Education Ltd
Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
Uniarts Hub pre-incubator programme 
Uniarts Working life studies
Uniarts Open Uni­ver­sity stud­ies

List of exhibitors will be updated. The event organizer reserves the right to make changes in the program.


Uniarts Talent Boost. Talent Boost is a national programme to attract international talent and promote their immigration to and integration in Finland. The programme is coordinated by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment and the Ministry of Education and Culture. 

Study and service module for continuous learning (Open campus) funded by Service Centre for Continuous Learning and Employment. The Service Centre promotes the competence development of working-age people and the availability of skilled labour. Its operations are steered by the Ministry of Education and Culture and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment in Finland.


15.11.2023 at 10:00 – 12:00
15.11.2023 at 13:00 – 18:00



Haapaniemenkatu 6

00530 Helsinki

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This event is free of charge. Registration is required.

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