Network and see beautiful Finland!


For IRPC EurAsia, we have partnered with Stromma Tours to provide sightseeing options for our attendees.


Receive an additional 10% off any tour by using code STROMMA10!


To maximize your time in Helsinki and increase your networking opportunities with IRPC EurAsia, we suggest the following itinerary:


3 June:

Arrive in Helsinki. We suggest getting the Helsinki Card—the city card that gives you the complete sightseeing experience and guides you to all the famous attractions and museums in Helsinki. The Helsinki Card includes public transportation and entrance to the top attractions and museums in Helsinki, Helsinki Panorama Sightseeing, Hop on Hop off bus and the Beautiful Canal Route, Helsinki Card Guidebook with maps, tips and tourist information and much more!  Prices start at €48. 


To purchase a Helsinki Card, please use the link below. Use the discount code STROMMA10 to receive an additional 10% off.



4 June:

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Lunch (as part of the NAPCON workshop)

1:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Workshop and cocktail hour hosted by Neste and NAPCON (no charge to attend, but must select during the registration process)


For those not attending the workshop, we suggest that you familiarize yourself with Helsinki by taking advantage of the free public transportation, the Hop on Hop Off Bus and the Beautiful Canal boat cruise that is included with the Helsinki card. The Canal boat cruise departs at 2:30 pm from Market Square. On the cruise, you will see the most beautiful shorelines in Helsinki and many fabulous sights, including the historic Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress, Helsinki Zoo on Korkeasaari Island, the impressive fleet of icebreakers and Degerö Canal. The bus sightseeing tour takes you to the top sights of Helsinki. You can hop on and off the bus as often as you like while your ticket is valid.


If you will not be purchasing the Helsinki Card, you may purchase individual tickets using the links below. Use the discount code STROMMA10 to get an extra 10% off.


City Sightseeing Hop On Hop Off:


Beautiful Canal Cruise:


6:00 pm: Mix and mingle with other IRPC EurAsia attendees before dinner in the Scandic Grand Marina Hotel bar. Invite a new connection to have dinner with you!


5 June:

7:00 am – 9:00 am: Registration open

9:00 am – 5:00 pm: Attend IRPC sessions

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Free time

7:30 pm – 10:00 pm: Join us for the Optional Networking Archipelago Dinner Cruise. Additional cost: $150.00. Tickets may be purchased during registration and are limited to 60 persons. Your ticket includes a buffet dinner and two drink tickets.


6 June:

7:00 am – 9:00 am: Registration open

9:00 am – 5:00 pm: Attend IRPC sessions

5:00 pm – onward: Free time. We suggest connecting with other attendees over dinner or drinks to furthur your networking time.




7 June:

8:30 am – 3:00 pm: Tour of Neste’s Kilpilahti refinery, the largest refinery in Scandinavia. Before the tour, Marko Pekkola, Vice President, Production, will provide background information on the Kilpilahti refinery, and Petri Lehmus, Vice President, Research and Development, will introduce Neste’s waste plastics utilization project in more detail. Salla Roni-Poranen, Managing Director, Locations Leader and Polyolefins Operations Manager, Borealis Polymers OY will also speak. 


Spots are limited, so secure your place now to find out more about the Kilpilahti plant's energy-efficient, sustainable production.


There is no charge to attend the tour; however you must select the tour option during registration.


3:00 pm – departure: Stay in Helsinki for another night or two, or head home. If you elect to stay in Helsinki, you might want to visit the old wooden town of Porvoo nearby, or take a tour of Finnish lakes and forests. Receive an additional 10% off either tour by using code STROMMA10 at checkout.


Finnish lakes and forests:





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