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In Amsterdam’s ‘Practical tips for newcomers’ Seminar
IN Amsterdam’s upcoming seminar ‘Practical tips for newcomers’  is designed to get internationals up to speed on aspects of daily life including raising expat kids, dental care, renting a property and more. Date & time: Tuesday 20 November, 18:45 – 21:00 Location: De Nieuwe Poort Topics include: • Supporting expat kids • An introduction to dental care in the Netherlands • Your rights as a tenant: What internationals need to know Register online:
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5% discount on the Amsterdam Light Festival cruises of Canal Tours Amsterdam, part of Stromma!
This winter, the seventh edition of Amsterdam Light Festival puts our capital in the spotlight once more. National and international artists have created 30 unique artworks, which can be admired from November 29th up to and including 20th January along the Amsterdam canals. The best way to experience the festival is from the water. Enjoy a cruise along the artworks and delight in a first-class experience with Canal Tours Amsterdam, part of Stromma Netherlands (an Amsterdam based touristic company with Swedish roots: the company is part of Stromma Group - Strömma Turism & Sjöfart). Join us on one of our Amsterdam Light Festival canal cruises and get 5% discount!
  • Book your Amsterdam Light Festival Cruise tickets on www.stromma.nl
  • Use promotion code ALF18SWE during booking
  • Receive 5% discount p.p. on the regular price
  • Valid on & &
Would you like to experience Amsterdam Light Festival with a group from 20 persons or more? We offer several private cruises along the artworks. Please to see our Amsterdam Light Festival group packages. Book your group package via or 020-2070 500, mention the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and get 5% discount on your quotation.
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Delicious saffron products from Mahbir
Today we received a delivery from Mahbir containing delicious premium saffron infused products, such as chocolate and marmalade. We wish to extend our warmest thank you to Mahbir for so kindly sending us these delicacies! We are looking forward to learning more about Mahbir and to introduce them to the Swedish Chamber business network.
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Swedish Chamber invites interns from the #NordicTalks event to Amsterdam
On October 24  we were excited to welcome the interns from the Royal Danish Embassy, the Finnish Dutch Chamber of Commerce, the Norwegian Dutch Chamber of Commerce as well as the Embassy of Sweden that helped out during this year's #NordicTalks Diversity Summit, to Amsterdam! The day was filled with fun activities including roundtable discussions, a boat tour in the Amsterdam canals where we got to see some of Amsterdam's most iconic landmarks such as the Anne Frank House, the Eye Film Museum, the Skinny Bridge and the narrowest house in Amsterdam to mention a few. We also visited the top of the A'Dam LookOut Tower where we saw Amsterdam from above! View the photos in the image slider below. On behalf of all the attendees, we wish to thank Stromma Netherlands for generously sponsoring this day!
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We welcome new members, Camilla Degerth and Reiyd Real Estate IT Consulting!
We are excited to announce Camilla Degerth and Reiyd Real Estate IT Consulting as new members of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Business Network. We look forward to welcoming you to our upcoming events! Camilla Degerth Contact person: Camilla Degerth Website: Reiyd Real Estate IT Consulting Contact person: Ed Reichman Website:  
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Next Entrepreneurs Café: Blockchain on Nov. 20
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce and the Young Professionals of the Swedish Chamber organizes several Entrepreneurs Cafés each year. Each Entrepreneurs Café includes a keynote speaker and group discussions in a relaxed setting, in order to learn as much as possible and to share experiences and expertise. This time we will learn more about Blockchain: what, why and how. The blockchain technology created the backbone of a new type of internet by allowing digital information to be distributed but not copied. Originally devised for the digital currency, Bitcoin, the tech community is now finding other potential uses for the technology. Blockchain technology present opportunities for disruptive innovation, it enables global business transactions with less friction and more trust. How does it work? Are you ready to begin your Blockchain? Join us in the discussions after keynote presentations by Lara Plandsoen, IBM and Marcel Damen, Horizon Internet Technologies. More speakers TBA! Read more about the event details and register !
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The Swedish Chamber is very proud to introduce a 12-month scholarship program for 2019 funded by The Foundation for Swedish Youth Abroad.
The Swedish Chamber is very proud to introduce a 12-month scholarship program for 2019 funded by The Foundation for Swedish Youth Abroad. The amount of the scholarship is SEK 190,000 and is funded by The Foundation for Swedish Youth Abroad (Stipendiefonden för Svensk Utlandsungdom) with the purpose to educate young and creative people in international trade and industry. The scholar starts in February 2019 for twelve months of service at the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Amsterdam. The Swedish Chamber will move to its new location, Epicenter Amsterdam, by the end of 2018. Epicenter is a digital house of innovation currently situated in Oslo, Stockholm, and Amsterdam. At Epicenter, local and international companies, as well as entrepreneurs, meet to collaborate, exchange experiences, learn and develop their businesses. The scholar will work on developing cooperation between the Swedish Chamber and Epicenter Amsterdam for the benefit of the members of the Swedish Chamber. The application is now open. For more information please visit .
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Pictures from #NordicTalks Diversity Summit!
On Thursday, October 11, the annual #NordicTalks event was arranged together with the Nordic Chambers at Epicenter in Amsterdam. This year's theme was Diversity. The invited speakers were Lena Herder (IKEA), Wenche Fredriksen (Accenture), Caroline van Nieuwkerk (ISS) and Lotta Gunnarsson (Booking.com). Keynote speaker was Erna Versteegden (The Changery).   Photo credit: Hanne Hansen. View all of the photos on the !
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