Suomen Nuorkauppakamarit ry
The Junior Chamber Finland is looking for the new Productive Idea of the year 2017. Competition is all about finding new, innovative and productive business ideas in three different categories. During year 2017 Mr Tommi Tervanen, CEO of the Kotipizza Group Plc will be the patron of the competition. Registration to the competition is open until 30th April.
The aim of the Productive Idea competition is to promote the entrepreneurship, to create new business ideas to the society and to boost publicity of the new success stories. By creating new innovations, new businesses will be born and therefore more people will be employed.
The patron of the competition, Mr Tommi Tervanen is leading team of franchisees in innovative, brave and heartful way. Kotipizza Group is known as an innovative and responsible company, for example Kotipizza was the first pizza chain in the World to be licensed to use MSC ecolabel. Kotipizza’s mission is to make the World better place, one pizza at the time. As patron of the competition, Mr Tervanen aims to increase the respect of entrepreneurship and to emphasize the meaning of the innovative ideas in business.
The competition is all about founding new productive ideas which have been in use maximum three years. There are three categories in competition: enterprise, municipal and start-up categories. A productive idea may be a product, service, production method, operations model, concept or business idea which improves business environment either in public or private sector. The proposals will be evaluated based on their innovative aspect and novelty, productivity and economical importance, sustainable development, possibilities of success and international possibilities. There will be four regional winners and one national winner in all three categories.
The winner of the 2017 competition will have its logo visible on Times Square in New York. The winner also rings the opening bell of Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange during Suomi Areena in July. The registration for the competition has started and ends on 30th April.
For more information, please contact:
Mr Ville Hanski
National Project Leader
040 451 8490
Finland’s future is all about innovation
Junior Chamber International Finland organizes the Productive Idea competition for the 40th time this year. The project has an honourable history with long traditions: it started from Turku Junior Chamber of Commerce that organised the competition for the first time as a local competition in 1977. Productive Idea is one of JCI Finland’s most remarkable project each year.
Proposals for the competition
A Productive Idea may be a product, service, production method, operations model, concept or business idea which improves business environment either in public or private sector. The idea, in other words the competition proposal, must be in productive use and it may be up to three years old. The proposals will be evaluated based on their innovative aspect and novelty, productivity and economical importance, sustainable development, possibilities for success, and impact on the community. An idea that has been rewarded either on national or international level cannot participate in the competition.
How to apply for Productive Idea?
The next competition will start on April 1st 2017 and the competition closes on April 30th 2017, and all applications must be submitted by that date. Submitting an application to the competition must be done on a specified form which can be found and downloaded from this website.
Announcing the winners
The winning ideas will be announced and awarded in a glamorous occasion. The Productive Idea competition is highly respected and traditionally the winners have garnered plenty of publicity in medias. In best cases, the positive publicity gained by winning the competition has been incredibly valuable to the winner and carried on bringing success for many years.