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On June 7, 2022 the Swedish Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 60th Anniversary in the presence of HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden. In the morning HRH Crown Princess together with State Secretary Stina Billinger visited Edge Technologies, where the Swedish Chamber of Commerce has its offices. Coen van Oostrom, CEO of EDGE Technologies, welcomed HRH Crown Princess Victoria and explained how sustainable office buildings increase productivity and health while Dutch Special Envoy HRH Prince Constantijn Van Oranje-Nassau gave a presentation about Techleapnl.


The Swedish Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 60th Anniversary in the Netherlands with an Innovation & Sustainability Summit in the afternoon moderated by Patrick Mesterton, CEO Epicenter Stockholm, at Hotel Okura Amsterdam. HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden gave the opening keynote. Among the speakers was HRH Prince Constantijn van Oranje, Special Envoy at Techleap.nl, Micky Adriaansens, Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, Stina Billinger, State Secretary at the Swedish Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation, Jan Peter Balkenende, Chairman of Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition, Dr. Cara Antoine Women in Tech Netherlands, Martijn Hagens, CEO Vattenfall Netherlands and Funda Sezgi, Norrsken.



The summit was followed by a Royal Gala Dinner welcoming +300 guests to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce. HRH Crown Princess handed out the Swedish Chamber Business Awards to Lynk & Co, Entrepreneur’s Award, to Inter IKEA Systems, the Achievement Award to Inter IKEA Systems and the Tech for Good Award to Ericsson. The Swedish-based Dutch singer Kim-Lian van der Meij hosted the evening and gave a fantastic musical show.


The Swedish Chamber of Commerce would like to thank our Executive, Corporate and Goodiebag sponsors for making this event possible and to a great success. A special thanks to the Swedish Embassy for the great collaboration in support and to Edge Technology for hosting the morning program.


Photo credits: Hanne Hansen Photography


More photos from the Swedish Chamber Innovation & Sustainability Summit and Royal Gala Dinner are available here.