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PROMINENT SUMMIT SPEAKERS AT THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY – DR. CARA ANTOINE, EVERTH FLORES & SAM MIRSON
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce is proud to welcome Dr. Cara Antoine, Managing Director at IG&H, and President of Women in Tech Netherlands, Everth Flores, Managing director Ericsson NL, and Sam Mirson, Country Manager of Quinyx as prominent summit speakers, at the upcoming Swedish Chamber´s 60th Innovation and Sustainability Summit on June 7, 2022, at Hotel Okura, Amsterdam, in the presence of HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden. Cara Antoine has seasoned Executive experience in digitally transforming businesses and cultures across global industries from Polaroid to Compaq, Hewlett-Packard, Royal Dutch Shell, Microsoft, and IG&H. Her inclusive mindset and approach to diversity enable organizations and the individuals who work within them, to achieve more. Everth Flores, Head of Ericsson Netherlands, is responsible for Ericsson’s sales and operations and bringing a leading portfolio to customers. Everth is a veteran of the Service Provider Segment with more than 25 years of experience in working with Service Providers in the telecom sector. Sam Mirson, Country Manager of the leading workforce management software Quinyx, provides technology that simplifies scheduling, time reporting, communication, task management, budgeting, and forecasting. Through advanced and flexible features, Quinyx helps more than 850 companies around the world remain compliant, improve efficiency, reduce costs of labor, and engage employees The Innovation & Sustainability Summit will be followed by a Royal Gala Dinner. For more information,
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THE SWEDISH CHAMBER WELCOMES THEIR MEMBERS TO THE 62ND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING ON JUNE 21, 2022
On June 21, 2022, we welcome the Members of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the Netherlands to the 62nd Annual General Meeting at the residence of the Swedish Ambassador, the Hague. The Swedish Chamber AGM will be followed by a Scholarship ceremony and an address by the Ambassador of Sweden, H.E. Mr. Johannes Oljelund. After the AGM the Business Climate Survey 2022 will be present. The AGM is open for Members of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the Netherlands, free of charge. For more information and to register,
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BJÖRN SKALA´S WARM WORDS ABOUT THE SWEDISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE´S 60TH ANNIVERSARY.
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Björn Skala, former Ambassador to the Netherlands, for his warm words of congratulations and greetings for the Swedish Chamber's 60th Anniversary. On June 7, 2022, we are welcoming our members, stakeholders, and relations to a full day celebrating the prosperous relationship between Sweden and the Netherlands. The day begins at Hotel Okura with a Swedish-Dutch Innovation & Sustainability Summit bringing together outstanding senior business leaders, entrepreneurs, and politicians from both Sweden and the Netherlands to address the greater trends facing us. Following the Summit, we welcome you to the Royal Gala Dinner celebrating the Swedish Chamber’s 60th Anniversary with entertainment, a Business Award Ceremony, and inspiring Dinner Speakers in the presence of HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden. Book your tickets today to experience a full day celebrating the prosperous relationship between Sweden and the Netherlands, in the presence of HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden. for more information about the 60th Anniversary!
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THE SWEDISH CHAMBER OF COMMER PROUDLY PRESENTS ONE OF OUR EXCLUSIVE ANNIVERSARY SPONSORS – HANDELSBANKEN
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce proudly presents Handelsbanken as one of our Exclusive Anniversary Sponsors for the Swedish Chamber 60th Anniversary on June 7, 2022, celebrating the prosperous relationship between Sweden and the Netherlands in the presence of HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden. Handelsbanken is a personal relationship bank for individuals, entrepreneurs, and companies. Customization, high quality of service, and a personal approach characterize its services. Handelsbanken in the Netherlands is part of the Handelsbanken Group. The bank’s home markets are Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands. Sustainability is an integral part of Handelsbanken’s daily work. They strive to make a responsible contribution to the community and aim to make a positive difference for their customers, their employees, and society. The Swedish Chamber of Commerce cordially thanks Handelsbanken for their generous support and we are looking forward to celebrating this wonderful Anniversary together. , to read more on our 60th Anniversary webpage.
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’Jeroen Krabbé’ boat returned to Amsterdam Canals
The sun is shining and the tourist visiting the Netherlands are onboarding Swedish Chamber Member Stromma's sightseeing boats with increasing numbers.  After a month-long refit, the ‘Jeroen Krabbé’ boat returned to the Amsterdam canals with electric propulsion. To celebrate this, a festive ceremony was organized by Stromma on Monday 2 May for stakeholders, collaborating partners, and other relations in the presence of actor, painter, and director Jeroen Krabbé. Stromma focuses its strategy on sustainable tourism and is Northern Europe´s leading sustainable producer and provider of tours and activities.   For more information and to plan a trip click here:
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PRLAB FEATURED IN THE NL INNOVATION NETWORK SWEDEN’S SERIES ON SCALE UP STORIES
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce is pleased to share the first episode of the Netherlands Innovation Network Sweden's series on "Scale up stories" by Clarissa Sander, Junior Innovation Advisor In this first episode, the Swedish Chamber Member PRLab was featured, where Matías Rodsevich, Founder and CEO of PRLab, described PRLab's market entry to the Nordics. The Netherlands Innovation Network Sweden reports on the journey of Dutch companies that have or currently are scaling up their business to Sweden, because Sweden is the perfect place for Dutch companies to scale up their business to. Also, because it can be challenging to connect with the right people, the right resources and find the best path for you and your business. Starting a new company is always a risky move as 90 percent of all startups are doomed to fail. Navigating towards success means making good choices – Including the choice of the market to scale up your business to. For many, Sweden is that choice. Scale-ups in Sweden are thriving. In fact, there is no other country in Europe that is founder to as many startup companies that are now valued at USD 1 billion or more than Sweden. In the last 5 years, Sweden has produced 26 such “unicorn” companies giving entrepreneurs in Sweden real life examples of what is possible. To read the full article of PRLab's market entry to the Nordics, click . Follow s to gain insights and knowledge on Dutch companies Scale up stories .  
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WELCOME NEW MEMBER LA CASAMIA BEAUTY
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce is very pleased to give a warm welcome to La CasaMia Beauty. La CasaMia Beauty has been the specialist in skin care and skin advice, treatments and the sale of quality products in the field of skin care and makeup since 2000. They consciously choose organic and naturally pure products from the Swedish skin care brand MARIA ÅKERBERG Deepskin Organics, with love for people, animals and nature. They are also the Dutch representative of the organic skin care brand MARIA ÅKERBERG. We are looking forward to bringing together La CasaMia Beauty with our business network and to a fruitful and exciting collaboration. For more information,
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A WEEK TO PEAK IN SWEDEN – JUNE 18 HOUTEN
EURES Sweden Arbetsförmedlingen and the Swedish staffing company and EURES member, One Partner Group, are looking for talents from the Netherlands interested in working in Sweden. We offer you an opportunity to demonstrate your skills on site at Swedish companies in need of recruitment. The concept is simple. You come to Sweden for a week and are initially employed, paid and insured by One Partner Group according to national Swedish regulations. After this week, you evaluate the experience. If everything works out according to plan you can be offered a permanent position. The geographical area in focus at this point is the region of Jönköping, in Småland. Interested? Follow the link for more information about A Week To Peak and how to register here: This is an event with a limited number of participants, ongoing admission and a personal invitation is required to participate in Houten.
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