September 29, 2017
Jyväskylä, Finland

Home

HEALTH, WELL-BEING
AND BUSINESS

Sauna from Finland is organizing for the very first time World Sauna Forum in Jyväskylä, Finland,
29 September 2017. World Sauna Forum is a new international seminar: health, well-being and business
from sauna. In the seminar we will hear inspiring speakers on the sauna experience and sauna’s health
and well-being benefits. The seminar gathers together all the Finnish sauna companies and offers a unique
chance for networking with potential business partners such as hotels, spas and travel companies.

Speakers

Meik Wiking

CEO
The Happiness Research Institute

Tapio Pajuharju

Group CEO
at Harvia Oy

Tiina Parviainen

Director, Centre for Interdisciplinary Brain Research at University of Jyväskylä

Jari Laukkanen

Cardiologist,
MD, PhD


Peter Jung

Concept and Development Director SOK Travel and
Hospitality Industry Chain Management, Servant

Host

JUHA HIETANEN

TV Presenter, Producer at Northern Hit Lit Ltd.

Programme

11.00  | Welcoming lunch

12.00  | City of Jyväskylä: Welcoming words and video

12.10 | Jari Laukkanen: Sauna and Cardiovascular Health

12.30 | Tiina Parviainen: Body, Mind and Brain – Neuroscientists view on Sauna

13.00 | Tapio Pajuharju: Sauna – Health and Wellbeing

13.30 | Peter Jung: Authentic finnish sauna experience as a competitive advantage

14.00 | Meik Wiking: How we can measure happiness

15.00 | Networking and exploring Sauna Exhibition

16.00 | Panel discussion – Sauna as a wellness trend

17.00 | Networking and other programme

21.00| Event closes

Panel Discussion: Sauna as a wellness trend


Meik Wiking : CEO of The Happiness Research Institute

Anna-Cari Gund: Managing Director, Raison d’Etre

Jack Tsonis: International Journal of Sauna Studies, President of Australian Sweat Bathing Association

Tiina Vainio: Head of wellness, Allas Sea Pool

Sauna Exhibition

The networking event takes place in a unique sauna exhibition area where you can explore novelties of sauna industry such as saunas, stoves, hot tubs, textiles, cosmetics and sauna innovations. The focus of the event is in the new sauna trends and international networking.

EXHIBITORS

Tickets

Partners

About

Contact

Hanna Kiilamaa
Marketing Coordinator
hanna@saunafromfinland.fi
Tel. +358 50 430 3829

Nina Maarit Partanen
Sales Director
maarit.partanen@elisanet.fi
Tel. +358 50 313 7986

World Sauna Forum
JYVÄSKYLÄ CONGRESS CENTRE
Lutakonaukio 12
40101 Jyväskylä, Finland

Sauna From Finland

Sauna from Finland association is a network of companies
working for the authentic Finnish sauna experience.

Read more >

Tailored travel packages

For international guests

Book your all-inclusive travel package to World Sauna Forum by
Arctic Travel Boutique

Order here >