Date: September 22, 2022
Time: 16.00 – 20.00
1076 CK Amsterdam
The Nordic Chambers and Embassies in the Netherlands are very pleased to invite you to the #NordicTalks 2022 – Food for Good Summit and EXPO.
The food system is incredibly complex as it spans through different resources and across the globe. We need a complete overhaul of the system to be able to feed 10 billion people with nutritious food by 2050. In #NordicTalks on September 22, 2022, we will meet up live at The Amsterdamse Proeflokaal to follow up on the insights and takeaways from #NordicTalks digital Food for Good event in February 2022.
At #NordicTalk Food for Good on September 22, 2022, we bring together business leaders, entrepreneurs, politicians, and academics from the Nordic countries and from the Netherlands to address how we can contribute to the sustainable and healthy transformation of our global food systems. This will include insights on changes in nutrition sources, urban ecosystems, and local farming to shorten the supply chains and technology – all to ensure food security and resilience in times of climate change, economic decline, and war conflict in Europe.
We are happy to announce that we are offering you the opportunity to join us, learn, taste, and network free of charge. For more information, visit the #NordicTalks website.
Walk-in from 15:30
Food For Good Summit 16:00-18:00
During the Food For Good Summit we will hear from leading voices – from theoretical research and visionary innovations, through practical application, latest technology and possibilities to scale the solutions. After insightful Keynote speech, there will be two panel discussions:
1) Research and latest market insights
2) Best practices and application in business
Food For Good EXPO 18:00-20:00
After the insights, we will be happy to welcome you for Food For Good Expo where you can further learn from people leading the way in an interactive way and explore the taste of Nordics. Bites will be provided by Heidi Bjerkan, owner of the Michelin-starred restaurant Credo.
This event is offered free of charge, registration, however, is compulsory.
#NordicTalks2022 is a collaboration between the Embassies of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden and the Chamber of Commerce of Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden powered by the Nordic Council.
PARKING AND PUBLIC TRANSPORT
From Amsterdam, it is easy to reach Het Amsterdamse Proeflokaal by bike or by Tram 24 and Bus 62. They both stops in front of the venue.
Are you coming by train from other locations in the Netherlands? Station Amsterdam Zuid is the nearest Train station. From Station Amsterdam Zuid it is only one stop with Metro 50 to Amstelveenseweg and a short walk to Het Amsterdamse Proeflokaal.
You are welcome to use the Parking garage Parkeergarage Stadionplein situated in the same building as the Event. A day card available at the venue cost Euro 15,00 for the full day (normal costs Euro 35,00).
Golden tips for consumers from #NordicTalk Food for Good February 2022:
- Be your own gardener – see what you can grow on your own to realize what is the effort behind the whole process and also the value of the food once you put your energy into it
- Sniff, Look and Taste before you throw away food just because based on the label it is expired
- Support your local producers
- Educate yourself of what are you eating, read what are the ingredients and nutritions of your choices. Choose smart! And explore new foods from time to time, keeping your mind open
- ENJOY – on your own, with family and friends – because food is such a big part of a culture and a way to express emotions
16:30 – 20:00
Swedish Chamber of Commerce
Fred. Roeskestraat 115
1076 EE Amsterdam
MASTER CLASS 1: NEGOTIATIONS – CONFIDENCE AND SELF-EMPLOYMENT
How to present your ideas and get your team to listen? What about negotiating your salary or growing within your company? Negotiation skills are tricky and ask for confidence and self-empowerment. In this event you will learn how to present your ideas, acknowledge your value and negotiate your salary with confidence. Engagement, drive, and determination are vital elements and there will be many tips and exercises to help you to reach your goals.
Malin Hedlund, MH Leadership
“Reaching your dreams and goals doesn’t just happen- you must be willing to develop, change and challenge yourself!
If you are- Make sure to sign up for this three-part Masterclass – The road to successful Leadership!
Process Improvement Professional at ASML
Upon completion of the entire training, participants will receive an official certificate of attendance.
JOIN THE SWEDISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MASTERCLASSES BUSINESS WOMAN LEADERSHIP THIS FALL!
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce Women Business Leadership Program is tailormade to personal needs and will help you identify the obstacles to your success, as well as guide you towards becoming the best version of yourself – both as a leader and in your private life. Despite being successful in their roles and producing positive results, many business leaders and professionals experience a lack of confidence, low energy levels, stress, and fatigue. They often feel as though they are not being heard and are unsure of themselves and where they are heading. Many leaders feel both physically and mentally drained because they do not take care of their bodies and mind.
With the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Women Business Leadership Program 2022, we offer 3 Masterclasses this fall with 3 different topics to find your leadership identity, empower yourself to be fit to lead, and learn to use your network. Sign up for all 3 Masterclasses and receive a 25% reduction on the total participation fee or sign up individually for the event that you are interested in attending. You will be working towards your personal goals and developing your leadership skills and you can get a better idea of what changes you need to make to live your best life. All programs include coaching by Malin Hedlund who will give you the theoretical background information you need, provide practical exercises, facilitate teamwork and individual tasks, and exercises to practice in your environment until the next session. At each session, you will also meet an inspirational speaker or role model with a close connection to the topic.
Possibility to book 2 personal coaching sessions with Malin for an additional cost of € 250 incl. BTW (Normal price € 700 excl. btw) Please indicate in your registration if you are interested to add this extra service.
WHY SHOULD YOU SIGN UP FOR THE SWEDISH CHAMBER WOMEN BUSINESS LEADERSHIP MASTER CLASSES:
“Participating in the Women Business Leadership program, provided by Malin via the Swedish Chamber, has been a great help in my daily life, both private and business-wise! It has provided me with tips & tricks to be better aware of why I do things the way you do them, and if needed how I might be able to change/improve. The term “ant-steps” is one that often comes to my mind. I really recommend you to join a session!
If you are not able to do all three, one is more than not at all! But I’m sure if you go for one you will most likely want to join all sessions. I always leave these sessions with such a positive boosted feeling.”
Pernilla Guitink-Svensson, Process Improvement Professional at ASML
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce Women Business Leadership Program is powered by:
September 8, 2022
18.00 – 20.00
Swedish Chamber of Commerce
Fred. Roeskestraat 115
On September 8, the Swedish Chamber of Commerce hosted Women in Tech -Empowerment Leadership, which was the second event in our Tech Table series for this year. In this very interesting and inspiring session great leaders within our network shared their stories about Empowerment Leadership, how to become an empowering leader at any stage of your career.
“Real leadership is about your people and creating the conditions for them to fully realize their own capacity and power. To do this, you must develop stores of trust.”
– Dr. Cara Antoine, Managing Director Digital Transformation at IG&H
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce would like to extend a warm thank you to our fantastic speakers Dr. Cara Antoine, Managing Director at IG&H., Lotta Gunnarsson, Director Software Development at Booking.com., Dick Bisschop, Managing Director at Anticmex Nederland and Tuva Palm, Digitalization Expert, Utopia Music AG. Also, a warm thank you to the Ambassador of Sweden H.E. Mr. Johannes Oljelund for his introduction remarks and to our Moderator Johan F. Langelaar, Lawyer, Senior International Council at TeekensKarstens advocaten notarissen.
“To all the leaders here today, I ask you: what are YOU doing to support, encourage, equip, amplify, and empower high-potential women? When is the last time you empowered someone else and told them that you believe in them?”
– Dr. Cara Antoine, Managing Director Digital Transformation at IG&H
We would also like to thank our partners TK Tech, The Swedish Embassy in the Netherlands, The Dutch Innovation House and the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Sweden and everyone who joined us this evening live or online and made this event to a great success.
The Ambassador of Sweden H.E. Mr. Johannes Oljelund – Introductory remarks
Dr. Cara Antoine, Managing Director at IG&H.
Tuva Palm, Digitalization Expert, Utopia Music AG
Dick Bisschop, Managing Director at Anticimex Nederland
Lotta Gunnarsson, Director Software Development at Booking.com
Moderator: Johan F. Langelaar, Lawyer, Senior International Council at TeekensKarstens advocaten notarissen
ABOUT SWEDISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TECH TABLES
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce’s Tech Tables invites Swedish Chamber Members and leading experts, exciting entrepreneurs, and challengers alongside passionate change makers from Sweden and the Netherlands to participate in the exciting discussions about the latest tech trends. How will technologies shape the future and what can we learn from each other?
THE TECH TABLES 2022 THEMES
Cyber Security | March 17
Women in Tech | Sept 8
Tech for Good | Yet to be confirmed
Tech Finance/VC Investment | November 29
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce Tech Table 2022 is organized in collaboration with:
Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Sweden invites to Annual Dinner Malmö on September 2, 2022, including an inspiring Day Program
Lilla Varvsgatan 14, 211 15 Malmö, Sverige
We are very pleased to share the kind invitation by the Dutch Chamber of Commerce with our Members. Welcome to connect with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Sweden and to learn more about the business region around Malmö.
PLEASE FIND THE INVITATION TO THE ANNUAL DINNER BY THE DUTCH CHAMBER AND HOW TO REGISTER HERE:
We welcome you to celebrate our 20 years as a network with a second Anniversary Dinner 2 September, on the top floor of ‘Turning Torso’ residential tower in Malmö. This evening will be a great opportunity to wine and dine with members and the network of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce.
We will start the evening with cocktails on the 54th floor, served from 18:00h. After mingling and entertainment with a unique Malmö harbor view, a three-course dinner will be served while we enjoy the sunset over Øresund Bridge. We close the evening where we started for some coffee and a sweet overviewing the evening lights of Malmö. We are looking forward to seeing you there!
Further details about the evening will be sent by email one week before the event.
TO REGISTER FOR THE EVENT, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
If you are a member of the Swedish Chamber in the Netherlands you will very generously receive the same participation conditions as members of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce. Welcome to sign up for the Annual Dinner at the website of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce and use the code ‘sweguest2022’ to get the member price. Registration is open until August 18, 2022.
18:00 Doors open
19:00 Start dinner
23:00 End of the evening
Dress code: Cocktail (Tuxedo/Smoking for the men, cocktail dress for the ladies).
08:30 – 9:30 Welcome and presentation with coffee and tea at Invest in Skåne, Dockplatsen
26, 211 74, Malmö
09:30 – 10:00 Travel by coach to Eleda Stadium of Malmö FF
10:00 – 11:30 Presentations at Malmö FF
11:30 – 12:30 Light lunch
Afternoon – Travel to Lund
Presentations of the ESS / Max4 research facilities (time yet to be confirmed)
15:00 – 15:30 Travel back to Malmö by coach to get ready for dinner
Ticketing: Please add each person who wants to participate in the day program upon registration.
The Park Inn by Radisson is located at a mere 500 metres from the Torso and is offering our members a great deal for rooms should you wish to stay the night and walk back to your room after dinner.
The historic Elite Hotel Savoy is a 4-star hotel located in the city centre, a 7 minute taxi-ride away from the Turning Torso.
Upon registration for the dinner you can let us know if you wish to book a hotel room and we will get back to you with Dutch Chamber discount codes to make your own booking at either of these hotels.
Global Business Climate Survey 2022
Join Stockholm Chamber of Commerce on the 31st of August for the launch of the Global Business Climate Survey 2022 presented jointly by Business Sweden and Swedish Chambers International (SCI) and hosted at the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.
The annual survey captures the perspectives of Swedish companies operating worldwide and reflects their views on economic developments, success factors, local conditions, and sustainability challenges. Based on data collected from more than 1,500 employees at Swedish companies in 23 markets, the report is a valuable source of knowledge on how to succeed abroad.
If you can’t attend in person, you can join the live stream.
Speakers and panelists at the hybrid event:
Anna Hallberg, Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs
Jan Larsson, CEO, Business Sweden
Andreas Hatzigeorgiou, President of Swedish Chambers International (SCI)
Barbara Nel, Country President: African Cluster (SA, SSA & FSA), AstraZeneca
Christofer Laurell, Senior Vice President, Research and Public Affairs, Einride
Johanna Landberg, Head of Impact Banking, Doconomy
Paul Palmstedt, Head of External Corporate Communications & Affairs, Electrolux
Kamshat Galiyeva, General Manager, Epiroc, Brazil
Signhild Arnegård Hansen, CEO, SnackCo, US.
The Global Business Climate Survey 2022
A considerable majority of Swedish companies operating overseas are profitable and more than half have their sights set on new investments. These are just two findings in the Global Business Climate Survey for this year, which captures the inside perspectives of Swedish decision-makers in 22 markets.
More than 1,600 Swedish companies took part in this year’s survey and shared first-hand insights into the success factors and challenges they face when doing business abroad.
Overall, the consensus was clear: the business climate overseas is improving. 60 per cent of companies believe that amplifying their Swedish identity benefits their performance abroad, and 40 per cent of companies say that customers consider environmental sustainability to a “high or very high degree” – up four points from last year.
Download the report to explore the full results.
ABOUT THE SURVEY
The Global Business Climate Survey is jointly produced by Business Sweden, the Swedish Chambers of Commerce (SCI), and Sweden’s embassies and consulates and covers 22 markets in Western Europe, APAC, MEA+, and the Americas.
The survey was first carried out in 2020 and captures the viewpoints, experiences and insights of Swedish business leaders overseas. In total, more than 1,600 C-level representatives of Swedish companies abroad responded to the survey and answered 18 standard questions on the business climate in their main markets. The responses from the various regions are weighted in the survey results.
CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION:
Choose your form of participation in the registration found here.
JUNE 28, 2022
Venue: Swedish Chamber of Commerce, Edge Olympic, Amsterdam
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all the participants in the last session of the Mentorship Program with Kristina Zumpolle. We would also like to extend a big thank you to Kristina Zumpolle for her inspiring presentation and interactive discussions. Kristina held a very interactive session on mindfulness and recovery where all the participants were involved and shared their own experiences.
The Mentorship Program for 2021-2022 is now finalized and we would like to thank you all for your engagement.
It is very important for us to develop the Mentorship Program to make it interesting to both mentors and mentees. Therefore, we highly appreciate if you take your time to fill in the survey that will be sent out to you in short.
Inspirational Speaker: Mindfulness and recovery by Kristina Zumpolle, Founder Zumflow
ABOUT KRISTINA ZUMPOLLE
There’s no-nonsense with this no-nonsense coach, Kristina. Workshop leader and facilitator, Kristina has worked successfully with Executives and teams across a variety of industries and countries. Her broad cultural and professional experiences have shaped her expansive and innovative coaching style. She views each client as a burgeoning success. And makes it her work to help them see their own potential.
Kristina is vibrant, positive, and a glass-half-full kind of coach. Never one to shy away from a challenge, she works constantly to better herself so she can support your personal growth and those around her.
Whether our leadership affects millions, hundreds, or a handful, we can no longer afford to be on autopilot in our lives, with our families, or in our organizations.
Practice Mindfulness & Cultivate Presence
Build Emotional Intelligence
Develop Availability, Flexibility, Resilience
Focus on Integrity and Ethics
Embrace Radical Responsibility
Lead from Radical Possibility
Live the Spirit of Mastery
ABOUT THE SWEDISH CHAMBER MENTORSHIP PROGRAM
With the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Mentorship Program, the Swedish Chamber of Commerce is supporting the next generation’s leaders by connecting young and ambitious talents with experienced international business professionals from across all fields and sectors within the Swedish Chamber of Commerce. The program offers a unique opportunity for young professionals to benefit from an exclusive eight-month program of group workshops and individual mentoring and sharing experience of successful senior industry professionals and guests’ speakers.
Read more here
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce Mentorship Program 2020-2021 is supported by:
The Young Professional membership
Are you under the age of 36 and want to be part of a Swedish-Dutch network? If so, welcome to take the opportunity of becoming a young professional member of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the Netherlands. The YP of the Swedish Chamber helps future business leaders to accelerate personal and professional growth, as well as to extend their networks across the Swedish- Dutch business community.
As a member you get
Access to some 20 young professional events annually
Access to full Swedish Chamber events calendar* over the course of the year
Access to the YP Academy Program free of charge
Access to the Swedish Chamber and YP Mentorship Program
Professional development courses often with reduced prices
A free subscription of the Swedish Chamber digital Newsletter
* The young professionals’ membership is a private membership of the Swedish Chamber
with limited access to some services and events.
Please visit the booking page of the event for more information.
Euro 28,10 excl VAT per year
Sign up to become a member here
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce Mentorship Program 2020-2021 is supported by:
JUNE 21, 2022
The Residence of the Swedish Ambassador, the Hague
On June 21, 2022, the Swedish Chamber of Commerce 62nd Annual General Meeting was held at the Swedish Ambassador’s residence in the Hague. The meeting was followed by a Scholarship ceremony, an address by the Ambassador of Sweden, H.E. Mr. Johannes Oljelund, a presentation of the Business Climate Survey 2022, and a Chamber Luncheon.
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce would especially like to thank the Ambassador H.E. Mr. Johannes Oljelund for hosting the AGM and for the delicious lunch Buffet, and to everyone that participated in this meeting.
Photo Credits: Larysa Rusina
JUNE 17, 2022
On 17 June, the SCC, the Swedish Chambers International and Miltton Public Affairs hosted a webinar discussing Sweden and Finland’s journey to NATO, asking “what now”?
The webinar featured H.E. Mikaela Kumlin Granit, Swedish Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Stefan Wallin, former Minister of Defense of Finland, Niklas Nordström, former Mayor of Luleå and Chairman of Business Sweden, H.E. Maimo Henriksson, Finnish Ambassador to Sweden and Johan Wiktorin, Executive Intelligence Advisor and Co-founder of Intil.
Watch the webinar here.
ABOUT THE SWEDISH CHAMBER INTERNATIONAL (SCI)
The Swedish Chambers International (SCI) is the umbrella organisation for Swedish Chambers of Commerce globally. Today, it represents Swedish Chambers across a large number of key trading locations with strong Swedish business ties. The SCI works with public bodies and other organisations and stakeholders – with the joint goal to expand the bilateral trade and economic exchange, and see it as essential for prosperity and development.