Past events

January 16, New Year’s Reception

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce together with the Ambassador or Sweden Mr. Per Holmström request the pleasure of the company of the Members of the Swedish Chamber Commerce on Tuesday, January 16 from 18.00 – 20.00 hours.


By personal invitation only.


The Swedish Chamber of Commerce cordially thanks the sponsors for the Annual New Years Reception 2018:


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December 13, 2017 YP Lucia Celebration

Thank you for an amazing YP Lucia Celebration!


On December 13 YP was invited to celebrate Lucia at Radisson Blu in Amsterdam. It was a cosy after work with glögg and gingerbread cookies in a true Swedish Christmas spirit. The YP Lucia Pop Up Choir sang the Swedish Christmas carols and after the performance, it was time for mingling.

Thanks to everyone that joined the celebration and to Inter IKEA Systems who made the event possible.

Photos from the event below.


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December 13, The New Coalition Agreement and its Impact on Business

On 13 December, The Netherlands British Chamber of Commerce organized a joint event together with 10 international Chambers of Commerce and organizations in the Netherlands, including the Swedish Chamber of Commerce, to discuss the new coalition agreement and its impact on business.


Alongside a summary of the strategy of the new Dutch Government – Rutte III – experts highlighted the impact of the government agreement. During a three-hour seminar, views from both the public and private sector was shared by experts from VNO-NCW, KPMG Meijburg & Co, Allen & Overy and ING Bank


  • Jeroen Lammers, VNO-NCW
  • Robert van der Jagt, KPMG Meijburg & Co
  • Tim Stevens, Allen & Overy
  • Bert Colijn, ING Bank


The Swedis Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all the participants for joining this inspiring event and NBCC & Meijburg & Co for the fantastic hosting and organization.

Event photos by NBCC available below.


This program is made possible by:
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December 7, Mentorship Program Meet Up II, Personal Development

Welcome to the second session of the Mentorship program 2017/2018!

During this workshop, we will increase our insight on the impact we have, or not have, in our way of behaving in our professional environment. We will work with the core quadrant methodology and use your core competencies and strengths from The Strenght Finder to make the exercise practical and personalized.

Time: 18.30 – 21.00

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November 30, 2017 YP Pub Quiz!

Thank you to everyone that participated in the Young Professionals Pub Quiz on November 30!

The Pub Quiz was the perfect November activity and after work together with the Young Professionals of the Swedish Chamber, friends and colleagues. Accommodated in the hip and luxurious Hoxton, the Pub Quiz started after a welcome drink that was generously offered by Undutchables Recruitment Agency. The winning team “Biertjes, Bitches and Bro’s” went home with the first prize and so did the second place winners “Spirit Fingers”. Congratulations!


This event was offered free of charge for members of the Young Professionals but open for bringing friends or colleagues for a fee of 5 euros per person.

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November 16, 2017 Business Woman Program 2017

My Business Network – Team up with my peers

The theme for this seminar is My Business Network – Team up with my peers. Having a fruitful and rewarding network is key in today’s business environment. We need to develop our skills when it comes to building our network and learn how to use our network and optimize it. Questions will be raised about creating mastermind groups within our network, in order to reach our goals more efficiently and with more joy.

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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November 9, Breakfast Meeting Update Dutch Politics

On Thursday, November 9, the Swedish Chamber, in collaboration with the Swedish Embassy in the Hague and Public Matters, invited our members to listen to an update on the Dutch politics. It was a great opportunity to ask questions and gather insight from the expert, Cees Westera, Public Matters.


Thank you to Cees Westera, Public Matters for the very interesting update on the current political situation! And thank you to the Swedish Embassy for inviting us to the Hague and for a great collaboration!




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October 31, Mentorship Program Meet Up I, Kick-Off 2017/2018

Welcome to the Kick-off of the Mentorship program 2017/2018!

During the first meeting, you will meet your Mentor/Mentee and be introduced to the Mentorship Program. The program material will be supplied, including a Mentorship agreement. As a Mentee, you will receive the book The Strenght Finder with a personal code to conduct your own personal strength finder test, which will be used throughout the program to better define your goals and set up your plan. During the Kick-off, there will also be a speed-dating session in order to get to know each other better and to make it possible to start to build your business network from day 1!

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