The Swedish Chamber of Commerce would like to once again thank you for attending the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Meeting - Scaling across borders with PR, featuring Matias Rodsevich, Founder and CEO PRLab, on April 7, 2022. We are happy to share our amazing video from the Breakfast Meeting Event. to watch the video!    
This year The Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Sweden is celebrating 20 years of networking. The Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the Netherlands congratulates the Dutch Chamber, and we are very pleased to share their invitation to a Business Update Stockholm and their Anniversary Program on May 13, 2022. Take this opportunity for a full-day program with a company visit to Furhat Robotics followed by lunch, presentation, and discussions on Innovation and Trade at the Dutch Embassy. The day program will be followed by The Dutch Chamber Anniversary Dinner at the prestigious Riddarhuset in Stockholm with mingling, entertainment, a guided tour, and a delicious seasonal three-course dinner. The Dutch Chamber of Commerce very generously offers the members of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce to participate in the Dutch Chamber’s Anniversary program for their Member price. For more information and to sign up, .
Please fill in the Business Climate Survey 2022 before April 15
Team Sweden is conducting the Business Climate Survey 2022 amongst the Swedish companies in the Netherlands identifying the opportunities and challenges Swedish companies face when doing business in the Netherlands. If you are one of the 100 companies in the NL who have received the BCS, we kindly ask for your collaboration to fill it in and return to us before closing date on April 15, 2022. The Business Climate Report 2022 will be presented at the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting on June 21, 2022 at the residence of the Swedish Ambassador. All recipients filling in the Survey will receive a personal invitation. Together we make the trade relations between Sweden and the Netherlands even better! Thank you in advance for your time and collaboration! Read more about the Swedish Chamber Annual General Meeting Read the last year's edition of the Business Climate Survey .  
On April 13, His Majesty the King will open the international horticulture exhibition Floriade Expo 2022 on the afternoon in Almere, Amsterdam. With its theme - "Growing Green Cities", Floriade focuses on making cities more fun, liveable and sustainable. The Dutch horticulture sector, in conjunction with 400 (inter)national participants, including 33 countries, will introduce its innovative ideas and solutions. From April 14, 2022, until October 9, 2022, Almere (NL) will be the stage for the International Horticultural Exhibition Floriade Expo 2022. The theme of “Growing Green Cities” is central on the 60-hectare site. This edition in Almere is the 7th Floriade and was organised in cooperation with the Nederlandse Tuinbouwraad (NTR), the national government, the Provincial Government of Flevoland and the Municipality of Almere. The exhibition grounds are a short travel distance from Amsterdam and directly alongside the A6 with a view of the Almere skyline. After Floriade Expo 2022 is over, the site will be turned into a green, low-car-traffic, urban district. For more information, click .
Swe-Cham member Undutchables Expert Talk Webinar
On April 8, 2022, Undutchables will hold their online webinar Expert Talk 11: “Post Covid Dutch & European Employment; Legal Trends and Necessities”. The webinar is held via zoom 10.00-11.00 and is presented by Alain Camonier, founder and joint owner, Pallas Attorneys-at-Law, and Michelle Maaijen, senior attorney-at-law, Pallas Attorneys-at-Law. The following topics will be discussed:
  1. Hiring and retention of staff, while also maintaining flexibility;
  2. EU Directive on transparent and predictable working conditions in the EU;
  3. Remote working in another country with a Dutch employer;
  4. Experiences with the EU Posting of Workers Directive.
For more information and to sign up, click .
David Pauwels, New General Manager Atlas Copco Compressors Nederland
As per February 1, David Pauwels is the successor of  Bob van Wijnen as General Manager, Atlas Copco Compressors Nederland. The Swedish Chamber of Commerce would like to express our warm thanks to Bob van Wijnen for the pleasant and prosperous collaboration and we are very pleased to welcome David Pauwels to the Swedish Chamber business network as part of the Patron Community.
The Business Climate Survey 2022
We are pleased to announce the second edition of the Business Climate Survey, an initiative by the Embassy of Sweden, the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Business Sweden – Team Sweden in the Netherlands. The Business Climate Survey is an appreciated tool used by Team Sweden in the Netherlands to map the opportunities and challenges Swedish companies face when doing business in the Netherlands. The survey will be sent out on March 30 to selected Swedish companies who are active in the Dutch market. The selected respondents who choose to fill in the survey, will be invited to an event on June 21 where the results of the survey will be presented at the Swedish Ambassador’s Residence in the Hague.
ABBA awarded Government’s Music Export Prize by Anna Hallberg, Minister of Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs
On March 23, 2022, the winner of the Government's Music Export Prize was announced during a ceremony in the Blue Drawing Room at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Government's Music Export Prize for extraordinary services to Swedish music exports inn 2021 is received by ABBA. Each Year, the prize is awarded to Swedish music creators who have contributed to export success and to spreading a modern and positive image of Sweden abroad. "For 40 years, ABBA have symbolised globally successful Swedish music, and they have played a huge part in establishing Sweden internationally. Being able to return to the stage after 40 years is an extraordinary and immense feat," says Ms. Hallberg.   Read more