Ambassador of the Year & Mayor's luncheon

Tampere  Ambassador Network consists of internationally and professionally minded individuals with both Finnish and foreign backgrounds. They share the love for Tampere as the best living, working, studying and business environment in the world and share it to their international networks abroad. 

The city of Tampere and Business Tampere reward each year the Ambassador of the year in recognition of the initiative and effort of promoting Tampere. The ambassador of the year is usually an active citizen of Tampere Region who has an energetic and international mind-set.

The ambassador of the year 2017 is Natalia Gromova. She has actively promoted Tampere internationally through her photography work. She has for example captured the Suomi100 -theme, the community spirit, extraordinary events and beautiful landscape of Tampere enhancing the international attractiveness of Tampere. In addition she has shown exceptional international mind-set reaching the Russian market through her professional activities.

Business Tampere and the Tampere Ambassador Network warmly congratulates Natalia!

Ambassador of the Year Natalia Gromova (Photo: Laura Vanzo)

Mayor's luncheon 10.11.2017

Every year the city of Tampere has invited the active members of Tampere Ambassador Network for a luncheon to the Old City Hall. This year's luncheon was hosted by the Deputy Mayor of Tampere, Anna-Kaisa Heinämäki. 

At the beginning of the occasion the Deputy Mayor gave a speech to thank the active Ambassadors for their effort of promoting Tampere.

We want to let you know that your effort and initiatives for the promotion of Tampere is being recognized and valued. As a Tampere Ambassador you had contributed to build more international and attractive Tampere and we are very thankful for that. Together we create more vibrant and international Tampere! -Anna-Kaisa Heinämäki

After the opening toast and the speech Tampere Ambassadors, the representatives of Business Tampere and the Deputy Mayor had a delicious lunch. Then the quests had an opportunity to network and experience the beautiful setting of the Old City Hall.

Photo:Laura Vanzo

Tampere Ambassador Network thank the city of Tampere and Anna Kaisa Heinämäki for hosting the luncheon!