Upcoming events

November 15, 2018 Business Women Program Leadership Communication

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce exclusive Business Woman Program 2018 presents four seminars for the empowering and support of woman business leaders. The seminars are designed to increase and sharpen your leadership skills and to help yourself to a higher level of efficiency, awareness, and success. Moderator is Malin Hedlund, MH Leadership. We welcome the women from the Swedish Chamber, Young Professionals of the Swedish Chamber with a focus to expand leadership communication and strengthen the skills to communicate with others. You can follow any number of seminars you prefer. If you attend all four, the Swedish Chamber will offer you the last one for free!


Date: November 15, 2018 How to promote yourself and sell your products

Time: 18.30 – 21.00


We want to be able to sell our ideas or products, but how do you get others interested and involved in what you’re creating? In this session we focus on the personal brand and image you convey, and how it affects
other people’s perception of, and their confidence in you. Time:

Swedish Fika will be served at all Seminars!

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November 20, Entrepreneurs Café – Blockchain

The Swedish Chamber and Young Professionals Entrepreneurs Café

Blockchain: What? Why? and How?
November 20, 18.30 – 20.30

The Entrepreneurs Café is coming up on Nov. 20. This time we will learn more about Blockchain: what, why and how. The blockchain technology created the backbone of a new type of internet by allowing digital information to be distributed but not copied. Originally devised for the digital currency, Bitcoin, the tech community is now finding other potential uses for the technology. Blockchain technology present opportunities for disruptive innovation, it enables global business transactions with less friction and more trust. How does it work? Are you ready to begin your Blockchain? Join us in the discussions after keynote presentations by Lara Plandsoen, IBM and Marcel Damen, Horizon Internet Technologies.

About the Entrepreneurs Café

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce and the Young Professionals organizes several Entrepreneurs Cafés each year. Each Entrepreneurs Café includes a keynote speaker and group discussions in a relaxed setting, in order to learn as much as possible and to share experiences and expertise. You will go home not only inspired but also with a toolbox for how to further explore the topic of the Entrepreneurs Café in which you have participated.

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29 November – Lunch Talk with Susanne Birgersdotter

“Stop Playing Safe – We are stronger than you think”

Susanne Birgersdotter, a Swedish self-made entrepreneur and investor, has gone from designing her first app from her kitchen table to become a partner in the VC company, Milky Way Cap within 7 years. Susanne’s strong instincts and intuition have helped her grow her companies including designing a #1 ranked app and founding IGOTCHA, SthlmAppLab & SBDM.

She is an active mentor and member on several boards and a popular global speaker giving lectures and workshops on entrepreneurship and venture capital. Susanne is also a TEDx speaker. Susanne was nominated for Sweden’s most powerful female founder in 2017 and 2018.”

Susanne shares her personal journey into entrepreneurship while providing insights about the larger startup scene, reflecting on how women are thriving in tech. Her favorite subjects to talk about is, of course, entrepreneurship, women in tech and how to get more women in leading executive roles.

Time: 12.00-13.00
Venue: Epicenter Amsterdam, Cuddle Puddle

A light lunch will be served.

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December 4, 2018 Meet up Number II Mentorship Program

Time: 18.30 – 21.00

Personal development

During this workshop, we will increase our insight in the impact we have, or not have, with our way of behaving in our professional environment. We will work with the core quadrant methodology and use your core competences and strengths from The Strenght Finder to make the exercise practical and personalized.


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



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14 December – The Swedish Chamber Christmas Dinner & Dance

Santa is coming early this year! For you a great opportunity to book a table for the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Christmas Dinner & Dance.
Welcome to invite your colleagues and business relations to an unforgettable Swedish Christmas tradition with Swedish Julbord and Lucia performance.
During the evening the Swedish Chamber Export Prize 2018 will take place in the presence of H.E. the Ambassador of Sweden, Mrs. Annika Markovic. Swedish entertainment, fantastic Lucia Gift Raffle and Dancing to the late hours.


Friday the 14th December 18.30 – 00.00

St. Olofs Chapel
NH Collection Barbizon Palace
Prins Hendrikkade 59-72, 1012 AD Amsterdam


Dress Code: Black Tie



Welcome Reception with Swedish Glögg and gingerbread


Welcome by Master of Ceremony Ruben Brunsveld, Senior Advisor Enact


“Swedish Christmas Julbord”
Swedish “Smörgåsbord” by La Cuisine Scandinave, a fantastic buffet with original Swedish warm and cold culinary dishes traditionally prepared at the Swedish Christmas Dinner and exclusively prepared by our Swedish
Chef for the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Christmas Dinner.

St. Lucia Performance

Lund’s Academic Choir.

The annual candlelit Lucia procession is a major Swedish tradition with girls and boys in white full-length gowns singing songs together to celebrate Lucia; an ancient mythical figure that represents the bearer of the light in the dark Swedish winters.


Swedish Chamber Export Prize 2018 Award Ceremony
conducted by the H.E. the Ambassador of Sweden, Mrs. Annika Markovic.

Entertainment and Dance by Swedish artist

Anne-Lie Persson & Stockholm Tivoli.


Exclusive Christmas Gift Raffle
For the benefit of the Charity organization Make-A-Wish Nederland.


Hotel Accommodation

Special offer for Hotel accommodation by NH Collection Barbizon Palace for the night December 14 – December 15:

Euro 244.00 per room including breakfast for 2 persons excl. tourist tax.
Link to hotel reservation: https://www.nh-hotels.com/event/swedish-chamber-of-commerce




Sponsored by:


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February 7, 2019 Mentorship Program 2018-2019 Meetup Number III

Meetup Number III

Time: `18.30 – 21.00


Meet upInternational Business Culture and Networking Skills


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




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April 25, 2019 Mentorship Program Final Dinner

18.30 -21.00

Final dinner, your career and development: reflections, plans, actions.

We have the final dinner and the evaluation of the Program. We will reflect on what we have learned, what changes have taken place and the lessons we learned for the future. We will have a Q and A with the group on how to apply for new jobs, how to grow and do’s and don’ts in your professional life.

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September 14, 2019 Crayfish Party!


More information TBA. Save the date!

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