May 16, 2019 Mr. Jyrki Katainen The Future of Europe
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce is very pleased to share an invitation from the Finnish Dutch Chamber of Commerce to a Dinner and Networking evening with Keynote Speaker Mr. Jyrki Katainen, Vice President European Commission for jobs, growth, investment and competitiveness. Agenda: 18:00 Start of the event 18:30 Presentation by Mr. Katainen -Buffet dinner and Networking 21:00 End of Programme Venue: Finse Huis 64 ‘s-Gravendijkwal 3014 EG Rotterdam Participation fee: Members: 25€ Members Swedish Chamber of Commerce 25€ Non-members: 35€ Registration for this event is required. Please register via sending an email to
EDGE Olympic received WELL Platinum
EDGE Olympic is the first building in the Netherlands to achieve WELL Platinum certification for enhancing health and wellbeing EDGE Olympic, the signature building in Amsterdam's financial district, operated by Epicenter and home to the EDGE Technologies headquarters, has received WELL™ Core & Shell Platinum Certification for its positive impacts on human health and wellbeing. The building is the first in the Netherlands to achieve the highest WELL™ Certification. Ever since its inception, has been heralded as the prime example of a new generation of energy efficient and smart buildings. Upon completion in 2018, the building attained Energy Label A and received a score of 79,11% for its sustainability performance. EDGE Olympic also boasts one of the highest circularity scores on the Madaster Platform. Nine months after opening its doors, the building has now attained the ™ Core & Shell Certification at Platinum level. This makes EDGE Olympic the first in the Netherlands - and sixth in the world - to achieve this exceptional score. Read more:
Newsletter No. 08 | May 2019 out now!
Newsletter No.08 out now, save the dates for all of our inspiring upcoming events! Read the latest Swedish Chamber Newsletter
April 11, 2019 Annual General Meeting
On Thursday April 11, 2019 The Annual General Meeting 2018 took place at the Swedish Chamber of Commerce premises at Epicenter Amsterdam. In the presence of Honorary Chairman H.E. Mrs. Annika Markovic three new Board Members were elected to join the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for the coming years. Mr. Everth Flores, VP/GM Country Manager The Netherlands, Ericsson, Mr. Wilko Klaassen, VP Commercial Belgium / Netherlands (GM BNL) at Klarna, Mr. Johan Uhlin, Managing Director Scania Production Nederland B.V, Zwolle.The Chairman, Mr. Ehsan Turabaz welcomed the new Board Members and thanked the leaving Board Members Mrs. Maria Karlström, Scania and Mr. Kees van Oosten, TeekensKarstens for their commitment and great contribution to the development of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce during their period in the Swedish Chamber Board. The activity reports of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce 2018 were presented in the Annual Review 2018. The Swedish Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all members contributing to the production of the Annual Review and member company Nordholm Design & Communication for design & production. After the Annual General Meeting the Swedish Chamber of Commerce was very pleased to introduce some of the interesting and exciting fellow tenants at Epicenter Amsterdam and to take a tour at our new office guided by Douwe Dirks, Sales Manager Epicenter
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Welcome New Board Members
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce is very proud to give a warm welcome to three new Board Members elected at the Annual General Meeting April 11, 2019.
Mr. Everth Flores, VP/GM Country Manager The Netherlands, Ericsson Mr. Wilko Klaassen, VP Commercial Belgium / Netherlands (GM BNL) at Klarna Mr. Johan Uhlin, Managing Director Scania Production Nederland B.V, ZwolleFor more information about the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting 2018 and for event photos by Hanne Hansen
Newsletter No. 07 | April 2019 out now!
Read about our new members, job offers, how Edge Olympic is the best building in the Netherlands and much much more.
Business Women Program 2019, April 16
The second out of four Swedish Chamber of Commerce Business Women Program with MH Leadership took place April 16, 2019. The theme for this Leadership Training was “Overcome perfectionism – when is it good enough? Put a limit to your perfection and learn how to delegate.” A total of 17 business women from various companies related to the Swedish Chamber of Commerce participated and shared experiences and views of perfectionism and how to deal with this topic both in your professional and personal life. We would like to thank Malin Hedlund MH Leadership and all participants for making this Leadership Training to a great success.
April 25, 2019 Mentorship Program Final Dinner
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce Mentorship Program 2018-2019 Final Dinner takes place on April 16, 2019 at the brand new Olympic Hotel Amsterdam. At the final dinner coach Wilma Buis, GM Mercuri Urval will evaluate the program and the participants individual results and take aways for their future planning and carreers. The Swedish Chamber of Commerce Mentorship Program 2018-2019 is generously sponsored by Mercuri Urval and Inter IKEA Systems. The final dinner is sponsored by Handelsbanken and Ericsson. The next Swedish Chamber of Commerce Mentorship Program 2019-2020 will start in October 2019. More information to be announced.