Upcoming events

31 Aug – 1 Sep Study Trip to Stockholm – World Trade Day by Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and Stockholm dynamic Start up Scene

Welcome to join The Swedish Chamber of Commerce’s Study Trip

to learn more about Stockholm’s start up and innovation scene and

to participate at the World Trade Day 2017 by Stockholm Chamber of Commerce

“Cities as Engines of Trade”


The Swedish Chamber of Commerce invites you to sign up for our annual 2-day Study Trip. We will visit Stockholm – the heart f Scandinavia to learn more about its dynamic start up scene and how the city’s entrepreneurial culture has nourished numerous successful global companies.

Day one we will start at the Royal Dutch Embassy for two very interesting presentations about Innovation and Start up Stockholm.  After lunch we will continue to Konsert Huset for the World Trade Day 2017 where prominent speakers will be highlighting the role global citities play in enchansing and supporting international commerce, and sharing their insights. The information technology and transportation revolutions, the rapid rise of emerging markets, finance globalization and the brisk use of global value chains have intensified international trade. Internationalization is becoming ever-more significant, so cities are playing an increasingly prominent role in the global economy. With its inflow and outflow of people, ideas, capital and trade, a truly global city is an entity that boosts job creation, innovation and growth. Despite the positive impact of global cities, there is an anti-trade rhetoric reaction and a looming threat of protectionism. The World Trade Day is organized in collaboration by Stockholm Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with ICC Sweden and Trade Partners Sweden/Agenturföretagen.

Our second day in Stockholm will consist of a number of inspiring study visits to some of the most promising up-and-coming Swedish start-ups envirionments starting in the moring at SUP46. The other companies will be reveald soon on this site.

The program starts at 10.00 on August 31, 2017 and end at 17.00 on September 1, 2017. Welcome to see the full Program and other details below.

Photo: Bjön Ohlin/Image Bank Sweden


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September 2, 2017 Annual Swedish Crayfish Party

Welcome to celebrate the greatest annual Swedish Crayfish Party in Amsterdam!

We would like to kick off the “after the summer” season by welcoming you all to our Annual Crayfish Party on September 2.  Join the Swedish Chamber of Commerce, the Young Professionals, Svenska Klubben and SWEA for an evening of traditional Swedish festivities.


The crayfish season is one of the most popular cultural celebrations in Sweden. On September 2, we are welcoming you to Rowing Club Amstel at de Hobbemakade in Amsterdam to welcome you back from the summer holiday and to celebrate with us.

We will start off with a welcome drink on the beautiful terrace overlooking the Amstel River. A three-course crayfish menu will be served starting with a quiche served with green salad followed by unlimited crayfish, knäckebröd and Swedish cheese. For dessert we are serving coffee and Swedish Dajm tårta! Welcome drink and 2 consumption’s is also included in the price. Swedish snaps and more wine or other consumption’s for sale at the bar. Of course, you cannot drink without singing Swedish “snapsvisor” and therefore to lead us we have our fantastic toastmaster. When the hats and bibs are off, the tables and chairs are swept away the party will continue with dancing to the music of DJ Percy and the bar is open. As if this is not enough, we are doing a raffle during the dinner, so some lucky ones will get to take home some nice prizes!


Details are as follows:

Date: 2 September 2017

Time: 19.00 – 24.00

For any early questions or enquirers, please contact Events events@swedishchamber.nl 




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8 September, 2017 Chamber Luncheon Magnus Hall President and CEO Vattenfall

“Vattenfall in the new energy world”


The Swedish Chamber of Commerce is proud to welcome you to an inspiring Chamber Luncheon in the presence of H.E. Ambassador of Sweden Mr. Per Holmström. We are pleased to welcome Magnus Hall, President & CEO Vattenfall as our keynote speaker and honorary guest. This is an exclusive opportunity to meet one of Sweden’s top executives and to learn more about Vattenfall, one of the biggest and most influential companies in the industry.

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Vattenfall are especially looking forward to welcoming the  members of the Young Professionals of the Swedish Chamber, and are therefore very pleased to offer a special price exclusively for YP Members.


Time: 12.00 – 14.30



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September 13, 2017 Final Mentorship Program

Welcome to the Mentorship Program  6

Theme for this evening: 

Final Dinner, Evaluation and Reflection.

On this evening we will evaluate the program together with Wilma Buis to mark the end of your participation in our Mentorship Program and you will receive a “diploma” from the Swedish Chamber of Commerce.

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22 September, Young Professionals of the Swedish Chamber 10 Year Anniversary Celebration!

Innovation & Entrepreneurship
17.30 – 22.00
Time to Celebrate!

On September 22, 2017 it is time for Young Professionals 10 Year Celebration. Save the date in your agenda and make your pre-registration already to make sure not to miss out on this fantastic event with an inspirational setup in TED Talk format in combination with fun – food – fashion – networking and music! We are very pleased to welcome our co-operation partners Ericsson, Filippa K, MackMyra, Klarna, Innovation 360, StartupDelta, EQT, Handelsbanken and Undutchables!

We are excited to celebrate 10 years of Young Professionals with you in the presence of the H.E. Ambassador of Sweden Mr. Per Holmström.
Join us for the celebrations on September 22 and welcome to bring your colleagues and friends!


PS Thanks to our generous sponsors the celebration is offered to you free of charge! Registration however, is compulsory. Please find digital registration below or, send an email to events@swedishchamber.nl



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September 28, 2017 Business Woman Program

Fit to lead – Facing the challenges

The theme for this seminar is Fit to lead – Facing the challenges. Leadership can be tough on both body and mind, and to cope in the long run with good health and a high quality of life we might need to make changes in our daily life. In this part of the Business Woman Program, we will discuss tools for healthy leadership and raise questions about energy. What is energy? Where does energy come from and how can we produce and have more energy every day?


About the program

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce exclusive Business Woman Program 2017 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 and their relations with a focus to expand leadership intelligence and strengthen the inner power. 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!





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October 10, 2017 #NordicTalks2017

The UN Sustainable Development Goals


Date: 10 October, 2017
Time: 16.00 – 20.00

The world has set a very ambitious and necessary agenda for 2030: the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). All 193 Member States of the United Nations have committed themselves to solving the world’s biggest challenges: ending global poverty, protecting our planet and ensuring a life of dignity for all. Fulfilling these ambitions will take an unprecedented effort by all sectors in society – and business has to play a very important role in the process. Business has to invent, develop and launch countless new ideas and solutions within a very short time. But the SDGs not only identify where we have to be in 2030 to create a sustainable world, they also outline new markets and opportunities for companies all over the world – they change the role of business.

The UN Global Compact is committed to being a leading catalyst for that transformation and in turning the Global Goals into local business. The Swedish Chamber of Commerce, Danish Dutch Business Club, The Finnish Dutch Chamber of Commerce in co-operation with the Embassies of Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway welcomes you to #NordicTalks 2017 focused on how the Nordic countries and their global industries apply the Global Goals in to their Sustainability Development Strategies.

On October 10 we will discuss, network, learn and share information about how to advance the SDGs through business activities and partnerships.

Andre Veneman, Sustainability Director Akzo Nobel
Hannie Stappers Director Public Affairs Rockwool
Robert A. Taylor Director, Sustainability UPM Raflatac
Rob Wolters,  Country Manager Ericsson Netherlands
Annelien van Meer, Managing Director Enact Netherlands

Moderator and presentation Global Development Challenges with Gapminder:
Johanna Lund Rockliffe, Enact

We welcome all our members, global companies as well as SME and one person companies together with Young Professionals and your relations and business partners to a dynamic afternoon in the well know Tedtalk format to listen to inspiring keynote speakers from the Nordic countries and to take part in interactive discussions to share experiences and learn from each other.

Please find more information about Speakers and Program below.

See you on October 10, 2017!

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Save the Date 26 October, 2017 Economic Outlook

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce in co-operation with Handelsbanken cordially invite you to

“Economic Outlook” – Seminar



Ann Öberg
Chief Economist



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