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Tampere Ambassadors

Tampere Ambassadors are a group of internationally oriented professionals from various fields, who share a love for Tampere. Ambassador is an honorary title. It is a token of the Ambassadors’ close relations to a city that is important to them and of their will to be part of its story. Via the Ambassadors, Tampere creates opportunities to become increasingly international and to enhance people’s awareness of Tampere. We wish to tell the story of Tampere to the entire world.

The Ambassadors is a group of internationally renowned researchers, pioneers in the business sector, influential players in culture and sports, as well as international experts. They are professionals working in Tampere, or experts who come from Tampere and work abroad. The Ambassador network provides a large range of opportunities for various kinds of professionals. What matters the most is the Ambassadors’ will to be part of Tampere’s growth story and their enthusiasm in providing information, in their networks, on the numerous opportunities that Tampere has to offer.

Concept of the programme

The Ambassadors are influential players – inspiring and enthusiastic professionals who are active in their own networks. They have a strong relation to Tampere and a will to advocate Tampere. The Ambassador activities open up an opportunity to join the network of professionals from various fields and to participate in events meant for the network.

The Ambassador activities are divided into various subareas. The Ambassadors represent the following fields of expertise: culture, sports, the business sector, international congresses, international talents and students.

Professionals from various fields are annually invited to the Ambassador network. Moreover, Talent Ambassador subprogram carries out an open application round annually. The very first open application round runs from August 14th until September 7th 2020:

You will find a more detailed presentation of the programmes by clicking the tabs on this page.

Further information:

Pekka Pernu Tel. +358 41 730 2598