Tag: Swedish Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong

Sweden’s National Day and Midsummer celebrated jointly in HK

The Swedes in Hong Kong this year decided to combine the celebration of two of the most important public holidays. On Friday 8 June a combined Swedish Midsummer and National Day Celebration took place at PMQ in Hong Kong. It delivered a “real Swedish midsummer experience with unpredictable weather!” according to the organiser. Midsummer is…

Seminar in Hong Kong – How China’s tech firms are outsmarting the West

Press release: Johan Nylander is an award-winning author and freelancing China and Asia correspondent. He’s frequently published by CNN, Forbes and Sweden’s leading business daily Dagens Industri. His latest book on Chinese startups and innovation, “Shenzhen Superstars – How China’s smartest city is challenging Silicon Valley”, became an Amazon bestseller. At the seminar, Nylander will share his findings…

Swedish design and education: Prince Carl Philip in Hong Kong

On the 5-7 December, HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden visited Hong Kong together with two business delegations. The purpose of the visit was to promote Swedish business and raise Swedish interests in design and education. Sweden has a well-developed cooperation with Hong Kong when it comes to design and creativity, and the aim of…

Swedcham Hong Kong’s challenge: Say No to Plastic Waste

‘Say No to Plastic Waste’ is the 2018 New Year´s Resolution from the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong! “The world produces more than 300 million tons of plastic every year, including billions of plastic bottles and five billion plastic bags. In Hong Kong alone, we throw away approximately 200 tons of plastic bottles…

Indonesian Market business seminar in Hong Kong

‘Indonesia – Think Big, Grow Smart. How to Win in the Indonesian market’ is the title for a seminar by the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong on Tuesday 14 November. Anders Wickberg, Trade Commissioner to Indonesia at Business Sweden, will present key opportunities for Swedish companies in Indonesia and also discuss the perceived challenges…

E-Commerce seminar held in Hong Kong

On the 19 October, the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong together with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce hosted an E-Commerce seminar about doing E-Commerce in China. With speakers such as Swedcham HK member John Skalin (Sino E-tail), Arno Nieuuwland (e-Commerce Hong Kong), Boudewijn Feith (Esprit) and Nathan Jansen (1421 Consulting) the very broad…

Hong Kong: Swedish Model at the Shared Value Forum

On 21 September the Sustainability Committee of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong hosted a breakout session at the Shared Value Forum 2017 to speak about the Swedish Model – how sustainability is a natural element incorporated in the business model. Shared Value is a strategy in which companies find business opportunities in solving…

Digitalization benefits Swedcham Hong Kong seminar

On 25 October 2017 the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong hosts the breakfast seminar ‘Reaping the strategic benefits of digitalization’. Digitalization has already entered boardroom discussions and is seen as a priority among many business leaders worldwide. But, what is the current status of digitalization? What are the trends in terms of managerial…

Apply for Hong Kong Swedish Foreign Trade Scholarship!

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong has proudly announced the first Swedish Foreign Trade Scholarship (Svenska Utrikeshandelsstipendiet) available for students from universities in Sweden! The scholarship by the Swedish Foreign Trade Association will allow a young professional to work at the office of SwedCham Hong Kong for 10 months during 2018 (starting at…

Swedish Hong Kong CSR Centre reception

On 22 September Acting Consul General Joakim Ladeborn attended a reception on sustainable development which was organized by the Consulate General of Sweden in Hong Kong, the CSR Centre of the Embassy of Sweden in Beijing and the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. The reception provided an opportunity for Swedish companies and the…