Swedish Chamber Business Awards

  

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the Netherlands, in co-operation with Business Sweden and the Embassy of Sweden, is very proud to present the Swedish Chamber Business Awards 2021.

– Swedish Chamber Achievement Award 2021

– Swedish Chamber Entrepreneurship Award 2021

– Swedish Chamber Tech for Good Award 2021

The Annual Swedish Business Awards was launched in 2010 in collaboration with the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the Netherlands, The Swedish Embassy, and Business Sweden under the name The Swedish Chamber Export Prize. Swedish companies successfully established on the Dutch market are able to apply for the Business Awards. Companies that have received the Awards during the years are among others Handelsbanken, Budbee, Scania, Vattenfall, Oatly, SWECO, and SKF to mention a few. 

The Grand Award Ceremony is part of a full-day Swedish Chamber of Commerce 60th Anniversary celebrations with a Swedish-Dutch Innovation and Sustainability Summit followed by a Gala Dinner in the evening.  The exclusive program offers excellent opportunities for the Award-winning companies to present themselves and to meet the Swedish – Dutch extensive business network in the Netherlands. 

The Swedish Chamber Business Awards aims to strengthen the Swedish-Dutch business relations and are awarded to Swedish companies in the Netherlands.

Criteria to apply for the Swedish Chamber Achievement Award 2021: 
1. Have a Swedish mother company
2. Meet high standards of Innovation and Sustainability in their operations
3. Be able to show a successful achievement related to growing or driving export from Sweden
4. Have a solid financial base and positive performance on the Dutch market
5. Not have been rewarded with the Swedish Chamber Business Awards for the past 5 years

How to Apply:
Welcome to nominate your own company or another company you would like to recommend, by filling in the application form.
Application form available at info@swedishchamber.nl

Members of the Jury:
H.E. Ambassador of Sweden Mr. Johannes Oljelund
Mrs. Ruth de Jager, Country Manager Storytel
Mr. Tomas Korseman, Business Sweden Benelux


Criteria to apply for the Swedish Chamber Entrepreneurship Award 2021:
1. Have a Swedish mother company
2. Meet high standards of Innovation and Sustainability in their operations
3. Be able to show a successful development or establishment within entrepreneurship in the Netherlands during the past three years
4.  Have a solid financial base and positive performance on the Dutch market
5. Not have been rewarded with the Swedish Chamber Business Awards in the NL

How to Apply:
Welcome to nominate your own company or another company you would like to recommend, by filling in the application form.
Application form available at info@swedishchamber.nl

Members of the Jury:
H.E. Ambassador of Sweden Mr. Johannes Oljelund
Mrs. Ruth de Jager, Country Manager Storytel
Mr. Tomas Korseman, Business Sweden Benelux

Criteria to apply for the Swedish Chamber Tech for Good Award 2021:
1. Have a Swedish mother company
2. Meet high standards of Innovation and Sustainability in their operations
3. Not have been rewarded with a Swedish Chamber Business Award for the past 5 years

This award honours organisations and companies using technology to improve the lives of others and the world around us. It recognizes corporate social responsibility implemented using pioneering techniques. Entries will be judged on their effectiveness, innovation and overall commitment to creating a better society.

How to Apply:
Welcome to nominate your own company or another company you would like to recommend, by filling in the application form.
Application form available at info@swedishchamber.nl

Members of the Jury:
H.E. Ambassador of Sweden
Mrs. Ruth de Jager, Country Manager Storytel
Mr. Tomas Korseman, Business Sweden Benelux


Award Ceremony
The Exclusive Award Ceremonies will take place at the Swedish Chamber of Commerce 60th Anniversary Gala Dinner on November 18, 2021, at Hotel van Oranje, Noordwijk.

For more information:
Kerstin Gerlagh, Swedish Chamber of Commerce          Tomas Korseman, Business Sweden
info@swedishchamber.nl                                                    netherlands@business-sweden.se

The Swedish Chamber Business Awards Recipients 2010-2019

2019 Swedish Chamber Achievement Award – Vattenfall
2019 Swedish Chamber Entrepreneurship Award – Budbee
2018 Swedish Chamber Achievement Award – Sweco
2018 Swedish Chamber Entrepreneurship Award – Oatly
2017 Swedish Chamber Export Prize – Klarna
2017 Swedish Chamber Newcomer Export Prize – Daloc
2016 Swedish Chamber Export Prize – Volvo Car Nederland
2015 Swedish Chamber Export Prize – Elekta
2014 Swedish Chamber Export Prize – SKF
2013 Swedish Chamber Export Prize – Scania
2012 Swedish Chamber Export Prize – Handelsbanken
2010 Swedish Chamber Export Prize – Holmen/Iggesund
2010 Swedish Chamber Lifetime Achievement Award – Mr. Ingvar Kamprad, CEO and Founder IKEA

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