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February 11, 2020 Mentorship Program Meetup III

18.30 – 21.00

International Business Culture and Networking Skills

We will discuss “The Culture Map” by Erin Meyer decoding how people think, lead and get things done across cultures and exchange experiences with the group and external guests.

For more information about the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Young Professionals Mentorship Program visit our event page:
https://swedishchamber.nl/event-series/mentorship-program/

The Mentorship Program is made possible by the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Mercuri Urval sponsored by
Inter IKEA Systems and Handelsbanken.

Photo by Melker Dahlstrand / Imagebank.sweden.se

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February 4, 2020 New Members Luncheon

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce was very pleased to welcome new members to our first New Members Luncheon.

 

Venue:

Swedish Residence in the Hague.

 

By personal invitation only.

For more information please contact events@swedishchamber.nl

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February 3, 2020 Nordic Circular Economy Summit 2020

From waste to resource

With the Nordic Circular Economy Summit 2020,  From Waste to Resource, The Nordic Embassies together with the Nordic Chambers of Commerce in the Netherlands and the Representation in the Netherlands of the European Commission are very pleased to follow-up the successful CE Summit 2019.

In this Summit, we aim to bring Nordic corporates, researchers, governments and other stakeholders together with Dutch counterparts.  The Nordic countries and The Netherlands are all in the forefront when it comes to technical solutions and innovations towards circularity. To promote our respective high and ambitious national targets for green, circular solutions we need to work together and share our innovation and solutions as well as listening to the experts and companies with experience of working circular.

 

Objectives

This conference has several objectives:

To build new and strong relations towards circularity on all levels

To create business opportunities between Nordic and Dutch companies in the field of circular solutions and green technology

Transfer of knowledge and experience in Europe and between the Nordic countries and the Netherlands

Create stronger research and policy cooperation in Europe and between the Nordic countries and the Netherlands

 

Target groups

Our target group is representatives from the business sector as well as representatives from the national, regional and European level and other main Dutch authorities, universities and research institutes.

 

The Nordic Circular Economy Summit is organized by:
Embassy of Denmark in The Netherlands
Embassy of Finland in The Netherlands

Embassy of Norway in The Netherlands

Embassy of Sweden in The Netherlands

Representation in the Netherlands of the European Commission

The Danish Dutch Chamber of  Commerce

The Finnish Dutch chamber of Commerce

The Norwegian Dutch Chamber of Commerce

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce

MissionC

 

The Nordic Circular Economy Summit 2020 is generously supported by:

 

For more information please visit #Nordictalks website:

www.nordictalks.org

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January 21, 2020 New Years Reception 2020

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce is very pleased to invite our members with their partners to the traditional Swedish Chamber New Year’s Reception hosted by Chairman Ehsan Turabaz and Honorary Chairman H.E. Ambassador of Sweden Mrs. Annika Markovic.

 

By personal invitation only.

 

Venue

Swedish Residence, Lange Voorhout 28,

The Hague.

 

RSVP Before January 13 to events@swedishchamber.nl or call 020 320 32 26

 

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce cordially thank our sponsors for the Swedish Chamber of Commerce New Year’s Reception 2020:

       

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December 13, 2019 – Annual Christmas Dinner & Dance

18.30 – 00.00

Following the high poularity of earlier years, the Swedish Chamber of Commerce is looking forward to welcoming you to the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Christmas Dinner & Dance 2019! Make sure to book your company table, as it will once again  mark the highlight of the season.

 

The Chamber’s Christmas Dinner & Dance has a long history dating back to the 1960s. Today, it brings together business people from the Dutch-Swedish community and offers fantastic network opportunities.

Traditionally the Swedish Chamber Christmans Dinner features a amazing traditional Swedish “Julbord”, a first-class Lucia procession, this year from Lund’s university, entertainment, great company, a fantastic Christmas Raffle and an filled Christmas Gifts Goodie Bag! It will, without a doubt, be an evening to remember!

 

Program

18.30 Reception
Swedish Glögg and Pepparkakor

19.30 Seating

Welcome
by  Swedish Chamber of Commerce Chairman Mr. Ehsan Turabaz

Guest Speaker
H.E. Ambassador of Sweden Mrs. Annika Markovic

Swedish Chamber of Commerce Business Award Ceremony 2019

St. Lucia Performance
Lund’s Academic Choir

Swedish Christmas Julbord
La Cuisine Scandinave

Entertainment

Helena van Heel – Mezzo-soprano
Party music: Anne-Lie Person – Stockholm Tivoli

Exclusive Christmas Gift Raffle

Master of Ceremony
Björn Atterstam  dish Christmas Julbord

Dancing 

 

Venue:
NH COLLECTION BARBIZON PALACE
Prins Hendrikkade 59-72
1012 AD Amsterdam

 

We are looking forward to welcoming the following companies for the Swedish Chamber Christmas Dinner 2019:

 

     

 

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce cordially thank the following companies for their generous contribution to the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Christmas Gift Raffle and for the benefit or War Child and the Swedish Chambers Goodie Bag.

 

Photos by Hanne Hansen Photography

 

 

This years Christmas Raffle is for the benefit or WarChild.

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December 3, 2019 Mentorship Program Meetup II

Personal Development

18.30 – 21.00
Swedish Fika will be served.

 

During this workshop we will increase our insight in the impact we have (or not have) with our way of behaiving in our professional environment. We will work with the core quadrant methodology and use our competences and strenghts from The Strenght Finder to make the exercice practical and personalized.

 

For more information about the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Young Professionals Mentorship Program 2019-2020 please visit our even page:  https://swedishchamber.nl/event-series/mentorship-program/

 

The Mentorship Program is made possible by the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Mercuri Urval sponsored by
Inter IKEA Systems and Handelsbanken.

  

 

 

Photo by Melker Dahlstrand/Imagebank.sweden.se

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November 26, 2019 Swedish Chamber Business Women Program

Leadership and Communication

Four Seminars moderated by Malin Hedlund, MH Leadership

 

November 26
Ask for the money

 

Time:

18.30 – 21.00

Venue:

Swedish Chamber of Commerce
Fred. Roeskestraat 115
1076 EE Amsterdam

 

 

 

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November 25, 2019 – TechBridge Sweden – The Netherlands Women in Tech

Launch: TechBridge Sweden – The Netherlands

Women in Tech

 

Date: 25th of November

 

Time: 15.30-19.00

 

Location: Epicenter Amsterdam

 

TechBridge Sweden/The Netherlands is a concept initiated by the Swedish Embassy in The Netherlands, Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Epicenter Amsterdam with the ambition to increase the knowledge about Sweden and The Netherlands as two world-leading nations when it comes to technological innovation. The objective is to build strategic partnerships between the parties in a dynamic forum where the message about our innovative countries is conveyed through shared experiences and best practices.

This first edition of TechBridge Sweden/The Netherlands is highlighting the potentials of “Women in Tech”. This edition of TechBridge has been designed to inspire, celebrate and connect Women in Tech. We will deep dive into what the challenges are for Women in Tech, what we can learn from each other, how we can encourage more girls to choose technology studies and how we change the patterns of investors.

PROGRAM

15:30 Registration
16:00 Launch Tech Bridge – Introduction by Moderators Patrick Mesterton CEO Epicenter and Myrthe Hooijman, TechLeap

16.10 – 16.45  The Women in Tech landscape in the Netherlands and Sweden – What are the challenges?

Panel 1: H.E Ambassador of Sweden Annika Markovic, Yvette van Eechoud, Dir European and International Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Climate, John Dekker, Innovation Attaché, Dutch embassy in Stockholm and Marloes Pomp, Chair Dutch Blockchain Coalition.

16.45 – 17.15  How can we encourage more girls to choose technology studies?

Panel 2: Anne Hakansson, KTH Sweden, Nicole Henning, School of Applied Tech, SALT, Anna Gandal, SAAB.

17.15 – 17.50  The experience of Women in Tech and How can we change the patterns of investors? 

Panel 3: Tamara Obrodov, Tamblomonto, Marloes Pomp, Chair Dutch Blockchain Coalition and Myrthe Hooijman, Techleap.nl

17.50 Questions and Answers with all the speakers on stage
18.00 Drinks and Networking
19.00 End of Program

 

 

More information about Tech Bridge:

TechBridge Sweden – The Netherlands is a concept initiated by the Swedish Embassy in The Netherlands, Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Epicenter Amsterdam with the ambition to increase the knowledge about Sweden and The Netherlands as two world-leading nations when it comes to technological innovation. The objective is to build strategic partnerships between the parties in a dynamic forum where the message about our innovative countries is conveyed through shared experiences and best practices.  The target group is prominent Dutch and Swedish investors, decision-makers, academia, and media.

 

This first edition of TechBridge Sweden – The Netherlands is highlighting the potentials of “Women in Tech” and will be a pre-event to the European Women Technology Conference in Amsterdam taking place on November 26-27th, 2019. This edition of TechBridge has been designed to inspire, celebrate and connect Women in Tech. We will deep dive into what the challenges are for Women in Tech, what we can learn from each other, how we can encourage more girls to choose technology studies and how we change the patterns of investors.

 

Sweden and the Netherlands have traditionally very strong trade relations and in recent years the tech industry has impacted the bilateral bond even more and the traffic is high. Both Amsterdam and Stockholm are widely described as the tech start-up capitals and rank high in most internationally recognized lists of competitiveness and innovation capacity.

 

                      

 

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