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August 30 – 31, 2018 Swedish Chamber Study Trip to Stockholm

Welcome to join the Swedish Chamber of Commerce’s study trip to Stockholm –  A 48-hour program to get to know more about the dynamic Startup echo system and how the city’s entrepreneurial culture has nourished numerous successful global companies.

 

We are very pleased to present a fully packed program including presentations, company visits, networking, participation at World Trade Day by Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, Meetup with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Stockholm and much more. More information regarding the program will be published within short on this site.

Start Study Visit to Stockholm:

10.00 o’clock in Stockholm August 30

Finish:

16.00 o’clock in Stockholm August 31

Program

Thursday August 30

 

10.00-11.30 Visit to the Royal Dutch Embassy in Stockholm

Welcome by H.E. Ambassador of the Netherlands Ines Coppoolse

 

 

 

 

Presentation by Wilco Schuttelaar, Officer of Innovation Technology & Science Holland Innovation Network and Startup

 

 

 

Presentation by Ariane Bucquet Pousette, Project Manager Start-ups, Invest Stockholm.

 

 

 

 

12.00 – 14.00 Lunch Gondolen

 

 

14.30-16.45 World Trade Day by Stockholm Chamber of Commerce “Boosting Sweden’s competitive edge on the global market”
This inspiring event is presenting international keynote speakes as Juvencio Maeztu, CFO and Deputy CEO of the IKEA Group, former CEO of Ikea India,
Maria Rankka, CEO Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and Dr. Andreas Hatzigeorgiuo Chief Economist Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and many more.

https://www.chamber.se/evenemang/boosting-sweden-s-competitive-edge-on.htm

 

 

 

17.15-20.30 Company Presentation hosted by Magnus Myrenberg, partner Pinq Mango Capital Partners, the Behavioural Investment Bank followed by BTW drinks and mingle together with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce

 

 

 

Program
17:15
Magnus Myrenberg, partner at Pinq Mango, will welcome everyone at their premises.
17:45 Presentation by Magnus Myrenberg, time for discussion afterwards.
18:30 The mingle will follow right after the seminar at Clarion Sign Hotel which is just around the corner.
                                                20:30 End

 


Friday 31 August

Visit to Norrsken, an ecosystem consisting of Norrsken House, a coworking space for impact entrepreneurs, and seed fund Norrsken Founders Fund which invests in companies with potential to radically improve the world.

 

 

 

Company visit to Klarna, one of Sweden’s leading innovative and exciting companies in the Stockholm region.

 

12.00-13.30 Lunch Fotografiska

 

13.30 – 16.00 Presentation at Fotografiska museum, an international meeting place where everything evolves around photography.

 

 

 

Hotel recommendation:

We are very happy to collaborate with Hobo.se for this unique trip and that Hobo.se offers a special rate from August 29-31, 2018.  The price is SEK 1295 including breakfast.

To book go to www.hobo.se and use the following code SWENL . The code is valid until 29 July and after that upon availability only. We therefore recommend to book your hotel room as soon as possible.

More than just another hotel, Hobo is our idea of community

 

Follow our everyday life:
facebook.com/hobosthlm
instagram.com/hobosthlm

hobo.se
Brunkebergstorg 4
111 51 Stockholm

 

        

 

Photo Credits cover photo: Simon Paulin/imagebank.sweden.se

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September 4, 2018 Business Women Program 2018 Leadership Communication

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce exclusive Business Woman Program 2018 presents four seminars for the empowering and support of woman business leaders. The seminars are designed to increase and sharpen your leadership skills and to help yourself to a higher level of efficiency, awareness, and success. Moderator is Malin Hedlund, MH Leadership. We welcome the women from the Swedish Chamber, Young Professionals of the Swedish Chamber with a focus to expand leadership communication and strengthen the skills to communicate with others. You can follow any number of seminars you prefer. If you attend all four, the Swedish Chamber will offer you the last one for free!

Date: September 4, 2018 – How to lead an inspiring meeting and get the results you want

Time:
18.30 – 21.00

Are you maximizing your time in meetings? Or do you tend to run meetings simply by routine, without taking the time to really prepare or think about the best outcome? In this session, participants will get tips and tools for how to lead inspiring meetings that make others feel excited about taking action when the meeting is over.

 

 

Swedish Fika (Cinnamon buns, Fruit, Coffee and Tea) will be served at all Seminars!

 

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September 15, Crayfish Party!

Join us for the traditional Crayfish Party on September 15!

Just in between the last sun of summer and the first yellow leaves of the autumn, we meet up at the lovely terrace of the Amstel Roeivereniging for a drink, followed by a starter and unlimited amounts of the delicious crayfish! Of course you will have the opportunity to buy Swedish nubbe (shots), to accompany the traditional songs. To top off the evening, our favorite DJ Percy plays the latest sounds and biggest hits.

 

Time: 19.00 – 24.00

Venue: 
Roei- en Zeilvereniging De Amstel
Hobbemakade 122
1071 XW Amsterdam

Dresscode
Smart Summer Casual

Ceremony Master
Aron Vrieler

Toastmaster
TBC

DJ
DJ Percy

Program

19.00
Registration and Welcome drinks on the terrace

19.50
Guests are invited to take their seats

20.00
Starter to be served
Welcome by the Ceremony Master and Toastmaster

20.30
Crayfish all you can eat!

21.00-21.15
Entertainment TBC

22.00
Coffee will be served at the bar with cake

22.30
DJ Percy kick off the party at the dancefloor!

00.00
End of party

Sponsored by:

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October 11, #NordicTalks – Diversity

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce,  Finnish Dutch Chamber of Commerce, Norwegian Dutch Chamber of Commerce, and Danish Dutch Business Club would like to welcome you to this year’s #NordicTalks Diversity Summit on October 11!

  • Diverse and inclusive companies have better competitive edge.
  • Diversity often mean higher financial performance.
  • Diversity and inclusion bridge the talent gap.
  • Diverse and inclusive organizations have increased adaptability.
  • Diversity and inclusion promote creativity and innovation.

 

What does it take to work actively with diversity & inclusion strategies and why does it matter? How does some of our leading Nordic companies work with their Diversity Strategies and what can we learn from each other?

 

Program

Time: 16.00-19.45

  • The Nordic Ambassadors will open with introductory remarks.
  • Inspiring key note speakers
  • Discussions: Diversity and inclusion on the work-floor
  • Network reception

More information to be confirmed.

Venue

De Ruijterkade 5
Amsterdam

 

#NordicTalks is designed for sharing experiences, knowledge and inspiration from others to get new insights on how to move forward and reach important policy goals in your own environment.

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October 23, 2018 Mentorship Program 2018-2019

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Young Professionals Mentorship Program is a 6-month program consisting of 4 mandatory Seminars and workshops, including a final evaluating and closing meeting. The Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Young Professionals Mentorship Program was launched in October 2012. It strives to provide participants with the opportunity to grow in their careers and to enrich their personal developments by exchanging experiences, views, and knowledge. By utilizing the Chamber’s extensive network of international business leaders, the program offers Young Professionals a unique Mentor experience.

The Program
The highly successful program includes one-to-one sessions, seminars, and workshops. It is designed for Young Professionals between 25 and 36 years old with high ambitions to develop and grow. The ideal Mentee has a few years of work experience and knowledge of managing and executing projects.

One-on-one Meetings
One-on-one meetings are encouraged to take place once every six weeks, offering opportunities for in-depth discussions while creating strong personal bonds. There will also be a possibility for personal meetings one-on-one at the seminars and workshops.

Seminars and Workshops
4 mandatory seminars and workshops are scheduled throughout the year to guide you through the Mentorship Program, and to help you reach your goal for personal growth and development, as well as to share experiences and insights with others and building on your business network.

Who?
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Young Professionals Mentorship Program is open to all members and encourages both mentors and mentees to register.

With this program, MercuriUrval and the Swedish Chamber of Commerce, in co-operation, is supporting the next generation’s leaders by connecting Mentees from the Young Professionals with mentors from the Chamber’s extensive network of international leaders.

Why?
What makes the difference between a career that thrives and one that stalls? For many in the business world, it’s a mentor. In addition to helping you define your professional development path, a mentor an help you deal with the everyday concerns in the daily job life. While one should never blindly follow in the footsteps of others, the lessons learned from others’ experiences and missteps, can prove invaluable.

How?
The Mentor/Mentee couples will be selected carefully according to the application forms by the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in close co-operations with the Program Leader. After mentors are paired up with mentees both Mentors and Mentees are participating at the four scheduled Workshops and Seminars throughout the year both as individuals and as couple. At these Seminars and Workshops time has also been included for one-to-one meetings between the Mentor and the Mentee.

When?
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Young Professionals Mentorship Program is a 6-month program consisting of 4 mandatory Seminars and Workshops including a final evaluating and closing meeting. In between the mandatory meetings the participants are encouraged to plan one-to-one meetings in person or via skype.

What?
During the whole year you will learn about the benefits of having a Mentor or being the Mentor to a Mentee and how to get the most out of a Mentorship relation. You will also build on your (business) network within the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and get to know and share ideas with other members both from the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and YP Young Professionals.

Costs?
The Participation Fee for Mentors and Mentees for the Mentorship Program 2018-2019 including  4 Seminars/Workshops, Workshop Material and final dinner Euro 30.00 p.p. to be transfered to the Swedish Chamber of Commerce before the start of the Mentorship Program October 23, 2018.

 


F
ind our brochure including application form by clicking on Programme below!

 

Application will be open from 6th of August 2018.

This Program is made possible by the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Mercuri Urval sponsored by
Inter IKEA Systems.

 

 

 

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1 November, 2018 Circular Economy Summit

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November 15, 2018 Business Women Program Leadership Communication

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce exclusive Business Woman Program 2018 presents four seminars for the empowering and support of woman business leaders. The seminars are designed to increase and sharpen your leadership skills and to help yourself to a higher level of efficiency, awareness, and success. Moderator is Malin Hedlund, MH Leadership. We welcome the women from the Swedish Chamber, Young Professionals of the Swedish Chamber with a focus to expand leadership communication and strengthen the skills to communicate with others. You can follow any number of seminars you prefer. If you attend all four, the Swedish Chamber will offer you the last one for free!

 

Date: November 15, 2018 How to promote yourself and sell your products

Time: 18.30 – 21.00

 

We want to be able to sell our ideas or products, but how do you get others interested and involved in what you’re creating? In this session we focus on the personal brand and image you convey, and how it affects
other people’s perception of, and their confidence in you. Time:

Swedish Fika will be served at all Seminars!

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27 November Mind the Gap Summit

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