Past events

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October 9, 2019 Kick off Mentorship Program 2019-2020

Are you a young professional looking to accelerate your career en grow your professional network? Apply to the Swe-Cham Mentorship Program!

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Young Professionals Mentorship Program is a 8-month program consisting of 5 mandatory Seminars and workshops, including a Final Dinner with a valuating and closing meeting. The Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Young Professionals Mentorship Program was launched in October 2012. It strives to provide participants with the opportunity to grow in their careers and to enrich their personal developments by exchanging experiences, views, and knowledge. By utilizing the Chamber’s extensive network of international business leaders, the program offers Young Professionals a unique Mentor experience.


Introduction and speed dating

Time: 18.30 – 21.00
Swedish Fika will be served.


During the first meeting of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Young Professionals of the Swedish Chamber’s Mentorship Program 2019-2020 you will meet your Mentor/Mentee and you will get introduced to the Mentorship Program. The Program material will be supplied including a Mentorship agreement. At this first meeting you will as Mentee receive the book “The Strenght Finder” with a personal code to conduct your own personal strenghts finders test, which will be used throughout the program to better define your goals and set up your plan. At the Kick-off we will also have our Kick-off Speed Dating session to get to know each other better and to make it possible to start to build your business network from Day 1.


For more information about the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Young Professional Mentorship Program 2019-2020:


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/

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October 7, 2019 #NordicTalks2019


October 7, 2019, 15.30 – 19.00

Epicenter Amsterdam


Tickets for this event available at


On 7 October 2019 the Nordic Embassies and Chamber of Commerce’s in the Netherlands are inviting you to an interactive cross-boarder Artificial Intelligence Forum to explore the future if the AI landscape and to present a live exhibition with some of the latest technologies.

Artificial intelligence is transforming every aspect of our lives. It influences how we work and play. It promises to help solve global challenges like climate change and access to quality medical care. Yet AI also brings real challenges for governments and citizens alike.

At the #NordicTalks2019 we bring together Governments, Ministries, start-ups, SME’s, large corporations and investors to discuss and explore the applications of AI, AR/VR and other technologies, and what makes them successful



Karine Perset OECD

An update of the OECD AI Principles – the first international standards agreed by governments for the responsible stewardship of trustworthy AI.

Everth Flores, VP/GM Country Manager Ericsson The Netherlands

How 5G will serve consumers, enterprises and take the internet of things to the next level.


More speakers from the Nordic countries’ tbc.

#NordicTalks2019 is organized prior to the World Summit AI taking place at Taets Park in Amsterdam October 9-10, 2019.

For more information


#NordicTalks2019 cordially thank our sponsors:

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October 3, 2019 Lunch Talk Founder Story/The media agency of the future by Captains

Founder Story /  The media agency of the future by Captains, Digital Media & Creative Production Agency

How can brand values be translated to a story that everybody would like to hear?


The Swedish Chamber of Commerce, Epicenter Amsterdam and Captains are very pleased to welcome the members of the Swedish Chamber and the Epicenter Community members to an inspirational Lunch talk about how brand values can be translated to a story that everybody would like to hear. The combination between journalism and marketing resulted in a cooperation between two young entrepreneurs sharing the same vision only 4 years ago. An adventure with loads of struggles, hard work and lucky moments. Now, located in the beautiful old train station of Delft, 30 content professionals work every day for amazing clients.


11.30 – 12.00 Registration and light lunch
12.00 – 12.45 Founders talk and an insight of The media agency of the future by Remy Steijger
12.45 -13.00 Q&A
13.00 End of Lunch talk



Digital Media & Creative Production Agency
Swedish Chamber of Commerce Patron Member Captains is a contemporary translation of a digital media & creative production agency. With production and distribution under one roof; makers and marketeers at the drawing table of each project. A full focus on storytelling, because ordinary commercials and random Facebook-posts can be created by any other agency.


Would you like to host a Founder Story/Company presentation?

A Founder Story together with Epicenter is a format where Entrepreneurs well known to the Swedish Chamber of Commerce are invited to give an inspiring presentation for the members of the Swedish Chamber and the Epicenter community by telling about their entrepreneurial journey. You are invited to share thoughts and real-life examples of what it means to start and (try) to build a company. We would like you to discuss with the audience about success and failure and everything in between. But we also would like to add a presentation of your company today and how you used the experience to grow a successful business. Welcome to contact the Swedish Chamber of Commerce if you would like to receive more information about how you and your company can be invited to give a Breakfast, Lunch or Afternoon presentation. Email






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September 23, 2019 What’s New?

“The legal aspects of the interaction between blockchain and privacy law”

Breakfast presentation

Time: 08.30 – 10.00


The Swedish Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with Epicenter Amsterdam and TeekensKarstens advocaten notarissen welcome you to a Breakfast Presentation about the legal aspects of the interaction between blockchain and the General Data Protection Directive (GDPR).

We will discuss characteristics of the different blockchains as well as the scope of protection of the GDPR. We will point out some relevant issues and we will address solutions how to comply with the GDPR and still be able to benefit from the advantages of the blockchain.

Swedish Breakfast fika will be served.


To read the latest article by TK Teck, click on the Programme below:

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September 17, 2019 Swedish Chamber Business Women Program

Leadership and Communication

Four Seminars moderated by Malin Hedlund, MH Leadership


September 17
How to handle different personalities

November 26
Ask for the money



18.30 – 21.00


Swedish Chamber of Commerce
Fred. Roeskestraat 115
1076 EE Amsterdam



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September 7, 2019 Crayfish Party!

The Annual Swedish Crayfish Party promises traditional Swedish festivities with great food, drinking songs, “snapsvisor” entertainment and surprises. This event is the perfect way to entertain clients, colleagues and friends and to enjoy a typically Swedish celebration.

During this festive evening, you will enjoy a starter followed by crayfish, coffee with a nice piece of cake together with beer and wine, singing and networking. And of course, we sell snaps to go with the singing!


When: September 7, 2019

Time: 19.00 – 00.00

Where: Roeivereninging De Amstel, Hobbemakade 122, Amsterdam

Ceremony Master: Björn Atterstam

19.00 Welcome drink and canapés at the beautiful terrace

20.00 Starter – Homemade pie with salad and bread
Crayfish – Knäckebröd, bread and Swedish cheese
Swedish Dajmtårta and coffee

Snapps songs, entertainment and fun surprises

22.30  Dancing to DJ Percy

00.00 End of Party

Welcome drink and 2 drinks from the bar is included in the price. More drinks and snapps for sale at own costs.


This event is the perfect way to entertain clients, colleagues and friends and to enjoy a typically Swedish celebration.









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June 15, 2019 – Midsummer with Young Professionals

Thank you all who participated in Young Professionals early Midsummer Celebration on June 15, 2019. We are happy that you had a great time and managed to meet a lot of new friends. Since this was the last event before the summer break, Young Professionals of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce wants to wish you all a pleasant summer with lots of sun and lots of fun. We will be back on September 7 for the Crayfish Party followed by a lot of other exiting events. We are looking forward to see you all again in the next season.

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June 6, 2019 – After Work with Young Professionals

Young Professionals Celebration of the Swedish National Day at Het Paardje in the Pijp.


On June 6, 2019, 18 Young Professionals gathered at Het Paardje in De Pijp in Amsterdam to celebrate the Swedish National Day together. The sun was shining (if only for a little while) and the atmosphere was great. The Young Professionals were mingling and had a great time together this afternoon. We are truly very happy to have all of you amazing persons in our network.




This event is proudly sponsored by:

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