Upcoming events

MAY 24, 2022
12.00-14.15
Amstel Room, Hilton Amsterdam

 

“We no longer live in a time of change but in a change of time”
– Adjiedj Bakas, Trendwatcher, Visionary, Speaker and Author

 

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce invites you to the Chamber Luncheon on May 24, 2022. At this Chamber Luncheon, the very inspirational Adjiedj Bakas, Trendwatcher, Visionary, Speaker and Author, will share his knowledge in a light-hearted, yet serious way, addressing serious topics as the current geopolitical landscape and the impact of the war in Ukraine, climate change and green recovery as well as the digital revolution and the global economy post pandemic.

 

We are looking forward to welcoming Mr. Bakas and inviting all our members to our Chamber Luncheon May 24, 2022, to take part in the discussions on these global topics with our inspiring Keynote Speaker.

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

 

ADJIEDJ BAKAS
TRENDWATCHER | VISIONARY | SPEAKER | AUTHOR

Adjiedj Bakas (1963) is a highly acclaimed trendwatcher, author and speaker with roots in India, Latin-America and Europe. He researches financial, social, cultural, economic, technological and spiritual trends and interprets these for an array of clients. Bakas is a much sought-after speaker for conferences, strategy sessions and other business gatherings. He lives in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area in the Netherlands and is a frequently booked speaker at conferences worldwide. His books sold 1 million copies.

 

 

 

ABOUT THE SWEDISH CHAMBER LUNCHEONS

The Swedish Chamber Luncheons have a long history dating back over more than six decades. Traditionally, the Swedish Chamber Luncheons gather business people from across the Swedish-Dutch community together, offering excellent networking opportunities and meeting up with business leaders, entrepreneurs, politicians, and academics from both Sweden and the Netherlands sharing their experiences and insights.

 

This Chamber Luncheon is open exclusively for Members of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce.

 

VENUE:
HILTON AMSTERDAM
Apollolaan 138, 1077 BG Amsterdam

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JUNE 7, 2022
14.00 – 23.30
Hotel Okura Amsterdam

 

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce’s
60th Anniversary
June 7, 2022
in the presence of
HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden

 

Photo: Elisabeth Toll, ©The Royal Court of Sweden

 

We are welcoming you to a full day celebrating the prosperous relationship between Sweden and the Netherlands. The day begins at Hotel Okura with a Swedish-Dutch Innovation & Sustainability Summit bringing together outstanding senior business leaders, entrepreneurs, and politicians from both Sweden and the Netherlands addressing the greater trends facing us.

Following the Summit, we welcome you to the Royal Gala Dinner celebrating the Swedish Chamber’s 60th Anniversary with entertainment, Business Award Ceremony and inspiring Dinner Speakers in the presence of HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden.

This full day event brings together nearly 300 business leaders, entrepreneurs, politicians, thought-leaders and academics from both the Netherlands and Sweden.

Book your tickets to the Summit and Royal Gala Dinner today to experience a full day celebrating the prosperous relationship between Sweden and the Netherlands, in the presence of HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden.

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JUNE 9, 2022
16:30 – 20:00
Venue: Swedish Chamber of Commerce, Edge Olympic, Amsterdam

Welcome to the 2nd Swedish Chamber of Commerce Women Business Leadership Program 2022. In this session, we will talk about how to achieve a more structured work environment and make room for health and wellbeing to make smarter decisions and setting aside time for rest and recharge.

 

ABOUT THE SWEDISH CHAMBER WOMEN BUSINESS LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

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.

 

PROGRAM

Welcome by Kerstin Gerlagh, Swedish Chamber of Commerce
Introduction by Malin Hedlund, MH Leadership
Inspirational Speakers Laura Faber & Sanne Terlouw, Bureau de werkvloer,
It is time to empower the position of women in the workforce
Seminar/Workshop:
– Learn how to create a structured and energised work environment
– Understand how to become more resourceful
Break – networking
Discussions and exercises
Q & A
Summary

Drinks and light meal will be served.

 

COACH:
Malin Hedlund, Founder of Flow & Flourish Method

Leadership and personal development are something that should not be underestimated in a high-demanding business society. Leadership coach, Malin Hedlund, MH Leadership, empowers leaders to face the challenges of today and helps them step into their greatness.

Malin Hedlund has

“My expertise takes a holistic approach, driving success in others through a combination of individual coaching and team coaching while promoting a healthy, active lifestyle. I have multiple years of international experience, I’m also a certified Personal Fitness Trainer,” Malin says.

 

Malin firmly believes that well-being is one of the most important ingredients in being a sustainable leader, and also physical strength. The way of the world today revolves around quick fixes and shortcuts into achieving goals or missions whereas Malin would claim that endurance and persistence pay off, and building a solid foundation is key.

 

Inspirational Speakers:

Laura Faber and Sanne Terlouw from Bureau

It is time to empower the position of women in the workforce in The Netherlands because everywhere we are underrepresented.

Did you know that:

  • 75% of the women work parttime contrary to 25% of the men.
  • Only 13% of the art in musea is created by women (although almost all the nudes are female).
  • There are more CEO’s called Peter than there are female CEO’s in the Netherlands.

 

We are looking forward to welcoming our members to the Women Business Leadership Program – “Mindful Leadership” on June 9, 2022 to take part in the discussions with our Coach and Inspirational Speakers.

 

TESTIMONIES: WHY SIGN UP FOR THE SWEDISH CHAMBER WOMEN BUSINESS LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

“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 four, 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 this session with such a positive boosted feeling.”

Pernilla Guitink-Svensson, Process Improvement Professional at ASML

 

 

“The reason I attended the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Women Business Leadership Program was that after nearly a year with Corona/Lockdowns I wanted to make sure to keep my energy level high and hoped that attending the program would help me (to give some tips/guidance). Your program encouraged me to make some changes through small steps that had a positive impact on my energy level and overall wellbeing.”
                                                                                                             Marieke Bakker, Tax expert, Loyens & Loeff

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABOUT THE SWEDISH CHAMBER BUSINESS WOMAN LEADERSHIP PROGRAM:

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 4 events spread over the year with 4 different topics to find your leadership identity, empower yourself to be fit to lead, and learn to use your network. You are welcome to sign up for all 4 events or 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.

 

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JUNE 14, 2022
18.30-21.00
Venue: Swedish Chamber of Commerce, Edge Olympic, Amsterdam

The last session of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Mentorship Program of course have the usual ingredients as a Mentor/Mentee presentation and an expert thought session by a guest speaker. But since it is the final session of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Mentorship Program 2021-2022 it will of course also include room for evaluation and reflection.

 

Inspirational Speaker: Mindfulness and recovery by Kristina Zumpolle, Founder Zumflow

ABOUT KRISTINA ZUMPOLLE

– Founder

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.

 

Membership fee

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:

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JUNE 21, 2022
10.00-14.00
The Residence of the Swedish Ambassador, the Hague

 

On June 21, 2022, we welcome the Members of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the Netherlands to join the 62nd Annual General Meeting. The meeting will take place at the residence of the Swedish Ambassador, the Hague and will be 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.

You will find the following documents by clicking on programme below:

  • AGM Agenda
  • Proposals and Decisions 2022
  • Minutes of Meeting June 3, 2021

 

REGISTRATION

The AGM is open for Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the Netherlands Members only, free of charge.

N.B. Young professional membership of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the Netherlands is an  associate membership of the SCC, and as such these members are unable to attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting.

 

VENUE

The Residence of the Swedish Ambassador,
the Hague

 

More information to be announced.

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SEPTEMBER 20
16:30 – 20:00

This event is part of the Swedish Chamber Women Business Leadership Program 2022.

Coach: Malin Hedlund, MH Leadership

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.

 

 

INSPIRATIONAL SPEAKER:

Marieke Bakker, Tax expert and member of Loyens & Loeff’s International Tax Services practice group. She specializes in cross-border tax issues.

Marieke mainly advises multinationals and trading companies on International tax issues. She headed the Zurich office for four years and worked for six months at an Australian law firm in Sydney. She was a member of Loyens & Loeff’s Executive Board from April 2016 until October 2018, the last six months as managing partner.

Marieke used to teach at the LL.M. tax programs of the Universities in Zurich and Lausanne, and at the Dutch Association for Tax Advisers, teaching on mergers and split-offs. She also worked as a research associate at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

 

 

“The reason I attended the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Women Business Leadership Program was that after nearly a year with Corona/Lockdowns I wanted to make sure to keep my energy level high and hoped that attending the program would help me (to give some tips/guidance). Your program encouraged me to make some changes through small steps that had a positive impact on my energy level and overall wellbeing.”
Marieke Bakker, Tax expert, Loyens & Loeff

 

 

ABOUT THE SWEDISH CHAMBER BUSINESS WOMAN LEADERSHIP PROGRAM:

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 4 events spread over the year with 4 different topics to find your leadership identity, empower yourself to be fit to lead, and learn to use your network. You are welcome to sign up for all 4 events or 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.

 

 

TESTIMONY:

“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 four, 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

 

 

SPECIAL OFFER
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.

 

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