January 21, 2021 Digital New Years Reception

Thursday 21 January 2021
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On January 21, 2021 the Swedish Chamber of Commerce was very pleased to organize our first digital New Year’s Reception in collaboration with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Sweden and to welcome more than 55 participants. We would like to  thank our Honorary Guests, Ambassador of Sweden Annika Markovic and Ambassador of the Netherlands Bengt van Loosdrecht for sharing their thoughts and plans for the coming year and for their open invitations to all companies to contact their Embassies for assistance if needed. Areas mentioned for collaboration between the two countries was AI & Innovation and renewable Energy, especially district heating. The Dutch Embassy was very pleased to introduce their Innovation House which will open up for many new possibilities and company services from now on. Thank you also to excellent Moderator Ruben Brunsveld Enact.

The Swedish and Dutch Chambers are looking forward to plan for more events and business matchmaking opportunities together for our members in the year to come.



Welcome by Kerstin Gerlagh, Swedish Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands

Introduction by Ruben Brunsveld

Fireside talk with H.E. Ambassador of Sweden Mrs. Annika Markovic and H.E. Ambassador of the Netherlands Mr. Bengt van Loosdrecht by Ruben Brunsveld


Conclusion and Toast by Ehsan Turabaz, Chairman of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands

Thanks, by Els Berkers, Chairman Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Sweden

Musical interruption

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