NBAS AGM and Breakfast Talk 31 March with Magnus Grimeland, Co-Founder of Zalora

NBAS invites members to the NBAS Annual General Meeting 2017, followed by a Breakfast Talk by the successful Norwegian entrepreneur Mr. Magnus Grimeland, Group Chief Operating Officer of Global Fashion Group and Co-Founder of ZALORA.

Digitalization is a disruptive factor that all companies need to be aware of in order to succeed and stay competitive in a fast moving market. Mr. Grimeland will talk about Digitalization in South East Asia – a highly relevant and important topic across industries.

Sign up for this talk to listen to Mr. Grimelands fascinating and informative story about building ZALORA into South East Asia’s (SEA) largest fashion e-commerce company. He will also share with us the key pillars of building a successful digital business in SEA. In this context, he will share his reflections on the fast growing SEA economy and where the opportunities and challenges will be.

As Co-Founder and Regional Managing Director of ZALORA, Mr. Grimeland was responsible for building and overall coordination of the ZALORA Group in SEA. After the ZALORA acquisition by Global Fashion Group (GFG), Mr. Grimeland is now the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of GFG and responsible for Group activities across all core markets in 27 countries in Asia, the Americas, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Oceania.

Mr. Grimeland is educated at Harvard University. Prior to ZALORA, Mr. Grimeland was with McKinsey & Company for 6 years leaving as Junior Partner, working across North America, Europe and Asia in the global Telco, Media and High-Tech industries.

Before this Mr. Grimeland served within the Royal Norwegian Navy Special Operations (Navy Seals). Mr. Grimeland completed his High School at the United World College of the Atlantic in Wales.

The programme will be as follows:

  • 08:30 Registration starts
  • 08:40 AGM
  • 09:00 Guest speaker Mr. Magnus Grimeland, Group Chief Operating Officer of Global Fashion Group

When: Friday 31 March 2017

Where: The Fullerton Hotel, Ballroom 3, Lower Lobby, One Fullerton Square

Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Fee: NBAS Members: SGD 40 / Non-members: SGD 60

For registration please click here

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Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce AGM

Meet the Board of Governors, voice your view on the activities of the chamber, select a new board and meet other member as you enjoy a great dinner event.

Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce invites their member to join them for their Annual General Meeting on Thursday 30 March 2017.

The event takes place at Sheraton Grand Sukhumvit and registration starts at 18:15.

RSVP to email before 24 March.


DWN: Sankt Hans Party at Danish Embassy in Bangkok

Danish Women’s Network – DWN – and Danish Worldwide is happy to announce the its popular joint Sankt Hans campfire party to be held this year on Saturday 10 June starting at 17.00.

The party will this year take place at the Royal Danish Embassy in Bangkok in the Residence Garden of Ambassador Mr. Uffe Wolffhechel and Mrs. Susie A. Ruff.

According to Marianne Edelmann Krüger of the Danish Worldwide, details of payment will be available as we get closer to the event. Interested people are welcome to contact her at

Swiss Club Open House

Swiss Club Open House is back!

First time this year, the Club will be opening our doors to the public and showcase what we have to offer at the Club!

One of the most tranquil Clubs in Singapore, offering wide range of succulent spread from our restaurants, or even chill and relax by the pool with a cup of freshly squeezed juice – just the perfect getaway everyone deserves.

Come to our Open House, the Swiss Club family will be awaiting for your arrival and show you around the Club.

Admission is FREE! Free parking and shuttle bus service available too! (please click here for shuttle bus service information)

INVITATION: akyra Beach Club Phuket | Grand Opening Party | from 5 PM, March 18, 2017

Join us!

A night to remember, full of celebration
Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 7 to 11 PM

Savor the lavish selection of Akyra Signature cocktails and canapés.
Enjoy exclusive entertainments including fashion show, mask fire performance,
live saxophonist, vocal by Malika Kazakova, Tony percussion drum show and
international guest DJ Jerome Biales joining the stage with resident DJ Wii.

Shine bright in your best WHITE outfit.

Limited VIP tables are available.
Pre-booking by Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

For more information and reservation, please e-mail to 
or call +66 (0)7 659 2500, +66 (0)6 2245 2448.

SBAS Annual General meeting 2017

On 22 March 2017 the Swedish Business Association of Singapore, SBAS, will hold their annual genereal meeting. The location will be at Tanglin Club, Raffles Room and will be kicked of at 18:00 and end around 21:00.

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Cookery Magic on Pulau Ubin with Sjømannskirken

On Tuesday 21 March 2017 the Norwegian Church in Singapore, Sjømannskirken, is having a cookery course at Pulau Ubin in collaboration with Cookery Magic, who offers cooking classes in popular Asian and Singaporean Cuisine. 

The day will starts at Changi Point Ferry at 08:45, and will end again, back on the mainland around 14:00.

The island Pulau Ubin is located northeast of Singapore and is like a timetravel back to how the country was in the sixties. With good counselling and guiding, Sjømannskirken will take you into the jungle to harvest the herbs for the lunch.

Price is 150 SGD, which includes everything; breakfast, transportation, instructions, ingredients, beverages and of course food.

Registation necessary.

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NorCham Annual General Meeting 2017

Mark your calendars! On Tuesday 21 March 2017 the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce will host their Annual General Meeting at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit at 18:00 – 21:00.

Price: Free for members and spouse/companion.

RSVP: 17 March 2017 at

DTCC Annual General Meeting 2017

Save the date! On 23 March 2017, the Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce will host their Annual General Meeting at 16:30-20:30.

More details to follow.

SWEA dinner at Zaks Dining & Lounge

On Thursday 23 March 2017 at 19:00, Swedish Women’s Educational Association, SWEA, hosts a dinner in a nice and relaxed environment at Zaks Dining & Lounge on Sukhumvit soi 11.

RSVP: Wednesday 22 March 2017.

More about the venue here.