Practical Information

Oslo Business Forum 2021: Rethinking Business

  • Time: September 29, 08:00-22:00
    • 08:00: Doors opens
    • 08:30-09:30: VIP Session Alex Osterwalder
    • 09:30-16:30 Main Program
    • 16:30-18:00 Aftertalk
    • 18:00-22:00 VIP Dinner

Where to find my ticket?

In your inbox, search “Checkin” and find the confirmation. You will also receive it on SMS the day before the event. Contact if any questions.


Covid-19 Safety Measures

UPDATE: As Norway now have reopened the society, we will not demand a Covid-19 certificate at the event. 

However, we will still ensure a responsible and safe event for everyone involved. There will still be possible to experience the conference with social distancing. In addition, we encourage everyone who is not fully vaccinated to test yourself before the event, but this is not mandatory.

If you have any questions, please reach out to us at

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Doors open at Norges Varemesse
Inngang Vest (Entrance West)

VIP Session

08:30 - 09:30
How Leaders Can Supercharge Their Innovation Culture

Fireside Stage - Powered by Santander

09:35 - 09:50
Rethinking Employer Branding
Steve Franklin & Espen Steinrud

Main Stage | Part 1

10:00 - 10:10
Opening Show
10:10 - 10:40
The New Competitiveness Landscape After The Pandemic
10:40 - 11:30
The Three Pillars of Business Model Innovation

Networking Lunch & Fireside Stage

11:35 - 11:50
Rethinking Leadership
Kristin Skogen Lund & Leif Arne Jensen
11:50 - 12:00
Rethinking Entrepreneurship
Christopher Parmo & Ida Marie Christensen
12:00 - 12:15
Rethinking Strategy
Thomas Christian Magnus & Marianne Hagen
12:15 - 12:30
Rethinking Digital Transformation
Staale Risa & Tor Kramvik Sivertsen

Main Stage | Part 2

12:40 - 13:10
Working Cultures after Corona
13:10 - 14:00
No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention
14:00 - 14:10
Launch of Oslo Business Forum 2022

Networking, Servings & Fireside Stage

14:15 - 14:30
Rethinking Work
Bjørnar Løwe Skas & Emily Northway
14:30 - 14:40
Rethinking Organizations
Grethe Bergly & Christina Kjær Seime
14:40 - 14:55
Rethinking Innovation
Svein Skovly & Sandra Hovland

Main Stage | Part 3

15:00 - 16:00
Rethinking Trust
16:00 - 16:30
Rethinking People & Values in a Changing World


16:35 - 16:55
Aftertalk - powered by EY
Magnus Kuchler & Jitske Kramer
16:35 - 16:55
Aftertalk - powered by SAS Institute
Alex Osterwalder, Arild Spandow and Pernille Hertel
16:55 - 18:00
Music Entertainment & Drinks
Networking Area

VIP Dinner

18:00 - 22:00
VIP Dinner with Speakers
Main Stage
Expand your network

Join our afterwork

It is finally time to network and meet other C-level and executives at our ‘Afterwork’.

At 16:30-18:00, in between the main stage session and the VIP Dinner, we host an afterwork at the venue with drinks, music and good vibes. There will also be two aftertalks available.

A great way to end Oslo Business Forum 2021!

How to get there

We recommend everyone to travel by public transportation. The venue is easily accessible, especially by train, only 10 minutes from Oslo S and 10 minutes from Oslo Airport Gardermoen.


By train

The venue is a 5 minutes walk from ‘Lillestrøm stasjon’. Our hosts will greet you outside the Train station and direct you to the venue. Show route on Google maps


By Bus

We recommend taking the bus to “Lillestrøm bussterminal”.


By Car

For car commuters, the address is Messeveien 8, 2004 Lillestrøm. Remember to pay for parking tickets.


By Flight

Oslo Airport Gardermoen, is the recommended airport to travel to. The venue is only 10 minutes by train from the airport.


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