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Profile of registrant

Federation of the Finnish Media Industry / Viestinnän Keskusliitto

Identification number in the register: 93183361646-63
Registration date: 06/05/09 12:22:59

The information on this organisation was last modified on 09/04/14 08:16:24
The date of the last annual update was 09/04/14 08:16:24

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Federation of the Finnish Media Industry / Viestinnän Keskusliitto
Acronym: Finnmedia / VKL
Legal status: Association
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Other similar organisations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Valtteri Niiranen
Position: Managing Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Satu Kangas
Position: lakiasiainjohtaja

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 11 A Lönnrotinkatu 
P.O. box: 291
Helsinki 00121
Telephone number: (+358) 922877200
Fax number: (+358) 9603527
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Federation of the Finnish Media Industry is an umbrella organisation for the media sector and printing industry. Its task is to promote freedom of expression and the conditions essential for the effective operation of the sector with the aim of ensuring a diverse range of mass media services for the Finns.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Taking part in consultations.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Education
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Taxation


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

The Federation represents about 800 companies with some 24,000 employees. The companies represented have an approximately 80% share of the mass media market in Finland. The Federation’s members are the Finnish Periodical Publishers' Association, the Federation of the Printing Industry in Finland, the Finnish Newspapers Association and the Finnish Book Publishers’ Association.

The Federation is a member of the Confederation of Finnish Industries.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 1,500 €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

The main focus of the association is in representation of interests in Finnish national politics.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.