Nils Elmark, managing director of Inception Ltd, left, with Front Seat editor and publisher Bui Tyril.The maiden issue of Front Seat Magazine has been printed and commissioned to distribution out of London with the electronic edition to follow shortly. As part of the launch of the publication, editor and publisher Bui Tyril and photo editor Maria Olsen met, amongst others, with members of the Nordic business community in London on the occasion of the Danish-UK Chamber of Commerce’s (DUCC) annual Summer Cocktail Reception on 3 July. Hosted by Denmark’s ambassador to the United Kingdom, Anne Hedensted Steffensen, the event gathered some 200 delegates from the Danish and wider Nordic communities in Britain and elsewhere.

“The DUCC’s Summer Reception provided an excellent opportunity to meet people, make new contacts and discuss various aspects of our new publication,” Mr. Tyril said.

Front Seat Magazine -- Volume 01 on display.Copies of Front Seat were made available in the registration area for the event, which took place at 55 Sloane Street in Kensington, the building that houses the Royal Danish Embassy, the DUCC, and the ambassador’s residence.

Aside from the DUCC event, the Front Seat team also met with professionals and executives active in public affairs, business support services and the media industry.

Front Seat Magazine — Volume 01 features a special report on the Port of Gothenburg with related stories from the logistics sector; analyses of Norway’s shipyard industry, the role that Nordic companies play in the development of Europe’s offshore wind farms, and the possibility that Nokia may soon be looking to quit the mobile handset market; an article on Ericsson’s vision of 5G and what they call “the networked society;an account of business magnate John Fredriksen’s Seadrill and its rise to the top in offshore drilling; an interview with DUCC managing director Gunnar P. Larsen; an early preview of next year’s Volvo Ocean Race, and more.

Click here to view sample pages from Front Seat Magazine — Volume 01 (PDF)