The owner of the conference is Ovddos
Ovddos wants to create arenas for Sami business development and in the long term contribute to strengthening the ability to innovate and create a robust business community in Sápmi
To achieve this, we have chosen two perspectives
1. Create an arena for young entrepreneurs for an entrepreneurship "bootcamp" called "Sápmi Business Hackathon" where one through Design The thinking method will develop new business ideas under the theme: "Develop a sustainable business idea with starting point of Sami values and resources "
Arranged in March 2022 - 21.-22.3.2022 in Kautokeino
2. Arrange a Sápmi Business Conference that inspires Sami companies and entrepreneurs to grow and develop new and better products and services, sales methods, processes and organizations. We wish to Create a magical arena in the heart of Sápmi, in the middle of the Arctic the tundra, but a unique combination of people, knowledge and experiences that are embraced by security and openness.
Arranged in March 2022 - 22.-24.3.2022 in Kautokeino
To these events we will invite leaders, decision makers entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs to a joint charity event for Sápmi. Through global experience, we will create local Sami sustainable development from a indigenous perspective.
By creating an arena to meet, identify and develop innovative business opportunities, new business relationships will emerge and the network will be expanded.
The global Covid-19 crisis hit the whole business. During 2020 learned we us to think new and through digitization, we learned how to meet virtually . In 2022, we hope that the world looks different and that we can finally create a physical meeting place where people and opportunities meet in a community.
A Sami competence company
Ovddos is a competence company that works with restructuring programs in Kautokeino municipality. Ovddos supports and initiates measures with the aim of strengthening and increasing the interaction between business and society. Ovddos' main goals are to develop and secure jobs, increase the resilience of the business community and increase the ability to innovate and develop in society.
Kautokeino municipality has initiated a restructuring program in 2019 that lasts 2025. During the transition period, Kautokeino they solve the societal challenges that society stands in by creating more new ones sustainable jobs, ensure existing jobs, increase robustness in business and increase
the ability to innovate and develop in society. The restructuring organization Ovddos leads the restructuring work through helping to support and initiate projects. The program must also contribute to a robust business and a society that is more adaptable, attractive and sustainable. A robust business community characterized by a high degree of interaction, proper competence and high innovation ability. Trust is
a cornerstone for good interaction and arenas where one meets are tools to create trust. In the restructuring project, we will create synergies from the good work we do has begun in the heart of Sápmi. In the feasibility study, there was agreement about that Kautokeino will be a pilot area for interaction for the all-Sami business development, by establishing an interaction arena for Sami business and social development. The project is anchored through the feasibility study as the restructuring organization
Ovddos As launched in June 2020. The aim of the feasibility study was to investigate whether there is a need to establish a business conference for the Sami community in March 2022 in Kautokeino, as well as a pilot event in the autumn of 2021. It became clear that they are a need for an interaction arena for Sami business and social development. Sami business actors, decision-makers and R&D environments do not have natural cross-border arenas for collaboration.