Registration for the Silicon Valley Experince 2024 is now open

Registration for the Silicon Valley Experince 2024 is now open

We have exciting news, as The Silicon Valley Experience will be organized again in 2024! The trip provides a unique opportunity to visit startups and major technology companies as well as to meet entrepreneurs, investors, and leaders in Silicon Valley.

Last year participants visited, among others, Google.

The trip to Silicon Valley is scheduled for September 8-13, 2024. Additionally, this year, participants have the opportunity to explore market opportunities in Los Angeles on September 5-6, 2024.

It is possible to participate only in the Silicon Valley trip or add the Los Angeles Experience.

On our previous trips, we have visited, for example, AirBnB, Berkley, BetterDoctor, Cisco, Digitalist, Facebook/Meta, Google, NASDAQ Entrepreneurial Center, Nordic Innovation House, Idean, PwC, Salesforce, SAP, SRI International, and Stanford University.

Explore last year’s trip through the travel diary here.

Silicon Valley Experince Program 8.–13.9.2024

The trip is open to representatives from larger companies and listed companies (Executive Track) and growth entrepreneurs (Growth Track). Executive Track offers a more extensive program than the Growth Track.

The program is designed based on the needs and preferences of the participants and will include:

  • Welcome to the valley intro – what’s hot and what’s not!
  • Company visits to Finnish companies in Silicon Valley, local growth companies, and global brand companies.
  • Themed roundtable discussions.
  • Visits to universities and research organizations.
  • Joint seminars, events, and gatherings with local entrepreneurs, leaders, organizations, and other stakeholders.
  • Unique meetings, contacts, and networking and learning opportunities.

Executive Track includes as well, for example:

  • Conversations vs. Action workshop: “Navigating the Frontier of Silicon Valley’s Innovation Projects”.
  • Conversations vs. Action smaller group dinners: From Boardroom to Reality – Unveiling Strategic Company Narratives.


Los Angeles Experince Program 5.–6.9.2024

The Los Angeles program will take place on September 5-6, 2024, after which participants have a free weekend. In San Francisco, the program starts on Sunday, September 8, 2024.

The program is designed based on the needs and preferences of the participants and will include:

  • Company visits to Finnish companies in Los Angeles, local growth companies, and global brand companies.
  • Meetings and dinners with local business representatives and entrepreneurs.

Both the Silicon Valley and Los Angeles Experince include company visits.

Los Angeles portion will be conducted if at least 8 people participate in it.

Participation Fee

The participation fee for the Silicon Valley Experience trip via the Executive Track is 5 000 € (+ VAT), and via Growth Track is 3 500 € (+ VAT). If participant wants combine the trip with a visit to Los Angeles, an additional fee of 800 € (+ VAT) will be added to the participation fee.

The fee includes visits and programs in Silicon Valley, some dinners, lunches during the week, event tickets, and local transportation.

Early registration discount: Register by March 31, 2024, and receive a 500 € discount on the participation fee!

Cancellation policy: Registration can be cancelled free of charge by April 30, 2024. After this date, cancellations will incur a reservation fee of 500 €.

Travel and Accommodation Services

Each participant is responsible for their own travel and accommodation arrangements, but suitable flights and hotels are recommended by Boardman for the registered participants.

Participants can also make their own travel and accommodation reservations and only join part of the program, but in this case, they are also responsible for their own local transportation to join the group’s program.

Register soon, as there are a limited number of spots available for the trip!


For more information about the trip, contact Taina Brandstack at or +358 44 019 9553.