We welcome new member, Pinq Mango Capital Partners!
We are excited to announce Pinq Mango Capital Partners as a member of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Business Network. We look forward to welcoming you to our upcoming events! Pinq Mango Capital Partners is a boutique investment bank that puts people first. By combining behavioral science-based strategic advice with bespoke financial solutions, they offer their clients unique advantages in realizing their clients business growth ambitions. Contact person: Richard Stoop, Managing Partner. Website: www.pinqmango.com
Networking afternoon in The Hague together with Swedish Leadership and Mentor organization Ruter Dam
On Friday, September 28th, the Swedish Chamber of Commerce was very pleased to meet up with the Swedish Leadership and Mentor organization, Ruter Dam, at the Swedish Ambassador's Residence in The Hague for an afternoon filled with motivating speeches and roundtable discussions about Diversity and Equality in Society and Business. After a warm welcome and introductory remarks by H.E. the Ambassador of Sweden, Mrs. Annika Markovic, short presentations followed by Sara Keusen, the Embassy of Sweden, Ruter Dam Alumni Annika Hult, Stena Line, Wilma Buis, Mercuri Urval, Ina Brouwer, former Dutch politician as well as by our own General Manager, Kerstin Gerlagh. The Swedish Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all participants for making this afternoon to a great success and a special thanks to H.E. the Ambassador of Sweden for the generous and welcoming hosting of the event. View the photos from the afternoon in the slideshow below!
Welcome Reception for the new Ambassador of Sweden
It was the genuine pleasure of Inter IKEA Systems B.V. and the Swedish Chamber of Commerce to host a welcome reception in Delft for the new Ambassador of Sweden, H.E. Mrs. Annika Markovic, on Thursday, September 27. Invited were the members of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce, Svenska Klubben, SWEA, Svensk-Nederländska Föreningen, Svenska Skolföreningen, Svenska Kyrkan Rotterdam, Svenska Golfklubben and Cornelis Vreeswijk Genootschap as well as Business Sweden, Visit Sweden and the Swedish Consuls. During the evening introductory remarks were made by Ehsan Turabaz, Manager International Sales Inter IKEA Systems B.V. and Chairman of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce, and Jon Abrahamsson, Managing Director Inter IKEA Systems B.V. The Swedish Chamber of Commerce also took this opportunity to appoint H.E. Ambassador of Sweden, Mrs. Annika Markovic as Honorary Chairwoman of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce. On behalf of Inter IKEA Systems B.V. and the Swedish Chamber, we wish to welcome the new Ambassador and to thank everyone that joined us in Delft. View the photos in the slideshow below!
Handelsbanken Executive Dinner
The Chairman of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce, Ehsan Turabaz, and the Swedish Chamber’s General Manager, Kerstin Gerlagh, were delighted to attend Handelsbanken's Executive Dinner with the Board of Handelsbanken on Tuesday September 25th, at the Koninklijke Industrieele Groote Club in Amsterdam and to meet with Pär Boman, Chairman of the Board of Handelsbanken. On behalf of the Board of the Swedish Chamber, they wish to thank Handelsbanken for a very inspiring evening. From left to right: Kerstin Gerlagh, Pär Boman and Ehsan Turabaz.
Erna Versteegden confirmed as keynote speaker at #NordicTalks
We are proud to announce Erna Versteegden, The Changery, as our keynote speaker during NordicTalks! Erna has over 25 years of international experience gained in marketing, sales, and operations of financial services and business solutions across EMEIA and the US. Erna joins the comprised and well-reputed list of participants, including Lena Herder, IKEA Gieta Veersma, Sanoma Group Wenche Fredriksen, Accenture Lotta Gunnarsson, Booking.com Caroline van Nieuwkerk, ISS Erna Versteegden, The Changery Register for #NordicTalks before October 2!
NH Collection Barbizon Palace 30-year Anniversary
On Friday, September 21st we visited Swedish Chamber Member, NH Collection Barbizon Palace, for their30-year anniversary celebration. NH Collection Barbizon Palace Sales Executive, Fleur Harman, gave Rasmus and Jessica a tour of the impressive Hotel, which included the 15th-century chapel, St. Olof. Today, the chapel serves as a conference center for the Hotel. We are excited to return to NH Collection Barbizon Palace on December 14 for the Swedish Chamber’s annual Christmas Dinner and Dance!
The Swedish Chamber’s Board welcomes new patron Stena Line
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce's Board Meeting took place yesterday in the beautiful decor of the Koninklijke Industrielle Groote Club's Board Room. On behalf of the Board, we are excited to announce new patron Stena Line together with contact person Annika Hult, Trade Director North Sea at Stena Line. We look forward to great collaborations in the future.
From left to right: Roland van Pooij, Kathy Dolk, Bert Heikens, Ehsan Turabaz, Annika Hult, Jan Sundelin, Wilma Buis, Maria Karlström, Kerstin Gerlagh and Everth Flores.
New patron Annika Hult, Stena Line, together with the Chamber Board Chairman, Ehsan Turabaz.
#NordicTalks preparations with moderator Stefan Wijers
Kerstin Gerlagh and Jessica Almqvist, Swedish Chamber and Lise Heide, Danish Dutch Business Club were very pleased to meet Stefan Wijers, moderator, to plan the upcoming. We welcome you to join us in learning what it takes to work actively with diversity and inclusion strategies and why these strategies matter. We will also learn how some of our leading Nordic companies such as IKEA, Sanoma, ISS, and Accenture work with their Diversity Strategies and what can we learn from each other. Registration open until October 8, 2018