14:15-14:45 Exhibitor registration
14:45-15:00 Visitor registration
15:00 Kick off – hosting Trent Pancy (Mervi Aho)
15:10 “Our first international recruitment – case study IT Fox” Anssi Ruuhikorpi, ITFox O
15:30 “International talent, why and how should you hire them?” Pekka Lehtinen from HappyOrNot will be talking about the international professionals and how HappyOrNot has benefitted from recruiting them. He will also give some tips for organizations on how to attract and keep that talent.
16:00 “Succeeding in recruiting international top talent” Juha Latvala, Intopalo Oy
16:20 Elevator Pitches – Cloubi Oy, Magic Cloud Oy, Rightware Oy, Eficode Oy
15:00-17:00 CV Gallery, matchmaking, Company interviews, talents visiting stands.

Download recruitment program (pdf)

Recruiting companies

Join one of the country’s most interesting technical recruitment show to showcase your company to local international professionals. Mindtrek recruitment show is the unique opportunity to meet and greet Finland’s international professionals of technical and business background.

Mindtrek 2018 recruitment show is organized by Talent Tampere, which is an international Talent program coordinated by Business Tampere.

Mindtrek 2018 Technology recruitment show is aimed at:

i. Finnish technology sector companies looking to recruit internationally talented professionals

  • Introduce your organization to international professionals with background in technology
  • Network with international professionals to support your organization to succeed internationally
  • Participate in recruitment activities
  • Hear real life stories on how to recruit international professionals successfully
  • Change experiences with other international organisations

The Mindtrek 2018 Recruitment Show is free for companies attending the main conference as exhibitors! A fee of 195€ plus VAT will apply for those companies wishing to have a stand only at the Recruitment Show on Wed 10th from 15.00 – 17:00.

Want to recruit international talents?

Apply for a stand by 26 September 2018 HERE or register as a company representative!

Further information:
Mervi Alho
+358 40 6653221 or

ii. Technology professionals looking for new opportunities

  • Introduce your CV to companies attending the international Mindtrek 2018 Conference and the recruitment show
  • Two hours to network with Finnish and international companies and professionals
  • Participate in recruitment activities
  • Hear real life stories on how to companies have recruited international talents
  • Change experiences with other international professionals

The Recruitment Show is free of charge for all talents and job seekers.

Are you a Talent / Jobseeker?

Register to the Recruitment Show HERE!

Free of Charge


Mindtrek is an international technology conference organized annually in the beautiful city of Tampere, Finland. It’s all about networking and exchanging ideas with people who come from different backgrounds and who have a large scale of different areas of expertise. Mindtrek consists of around 70 interesting professional sessions of themes such as Open Source, Smart City, Immersive Tech, IoT, Blockchain, EdTech, eHealth and AI.


Tampere Region is a wanted, admired and valued centre of international know-how. Business Tampere helps companies with growth, internationalization, talents, investments, export, premises, networking, digitalization and innovation. Business Tampere provides guidance and support, we open doors and helps companies in their way to success.

Talent Tampere Network is coordinated by Business Tampere. It promotes links between employers and international talents to create better international business opportunities for companies in the area. Equally important goal is to promote better opportunities for international talents professionally. Integration of international talents into the innovation platforms and with that to local business community is also supported. Talent Tampere has got the area’s largest professional Talent pool and a community of international ambassadors.

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