Patron Member AKD hosts Swedish Chamber seccond Board Meeting 2019
On May 23, 2019 The Swedish Chamber of Commerce seccond Board Meeting 2019 was hosted by The Swedish Chamber of Commerce Patron Member AKD located at The Edge in Amsterdam. This innovative building is ranged as world’s most sustainable office building. The sophisticated design, combined with smart and advanced technology, has resulted in a 98.36% sustainability score for the building and sheds new light on future real estate by generating more energy than they consume. The Swedish Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors were very honored to be welcomed by Barend de Roy van Zuidewijn, Partner AKD who shared a short introduction of AKD before starting the meeting. The Swedish Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Bert Heikens and Barend de Roy van Zuidewijn for their generous hosting of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting and for the opportunity to visiting their amazing office at The Edge Amsterdam.
Newsletter No. 09 | May 2019 Out now!
Newsletter No.08 out now, read about AIMS Internationals experience with the Swedish Chamber Mentorship program, save the dates for all of our inspiring upcoming events and see what is offered for the Epicenter Community!
Internship: Media & Communication Autumn 2019.
LOOKING FOR INTERN, AUTUMN 2019! Meet Oliver Karlsson, Communication & Young Professionals Trainee, Spring 2019. “I am happy for the knowledge that I have received during my time at the Swedish Chamber, it has been a wonderful opportunity for me to grow as an individual and to develop my communicational attributes.” Are you the perfect candidate for our autumn internships? Do not forget to apply, last application date May 22, 2019. Please note that this internship can only be applied for by Swedish nationals which is why the information is only provided in Swedish.
SWEA 40 Years
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce is very pleased to congratulate SWEA, Swedish Women’s Educational Association with their 40’s Anniversary. The anniversary will be celebrated at all local SWEA associations around the world on May 11, 2019 at 18.30. In the Netherlands the celebrations take place at Grand Hotel Amrâth Kurhaus Scheveningen. SWEA welcomes all Swedish or Swedish speaking women to join the gala dinner. For more information and tickets welcome to contact Anna Franzén at .
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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