Tag: Sweden-Southeast Asia Business Summit

Niclas Kvarnström: Debuts as Ambassador in Singapore

There are changes at the Embassy of Sweden in Singapore. A new ambassador has arrived and the embassy relocated to a new address in November. On 27 September HE Mr Niclas Kvarnström presented his credentials as the new Head of the Swedish Mission in Singapore to President Halimah Yacob. Niclas Kvarnström arrived to Singapore along…

Sweden-Southeast Asia Business Summit 2018 announced

Team Sweden in Malaysia has announced the second Sweden-Southeast Asia Business Summit to take place in Kuala Lumpur on 6-7 February 2018. The inaugural, successful summit was held in Singapore in September 2016. The second Sweden-SEA Business Summit aims to attract business leaders and decision makers from Sweden and the ASEAN-region by providing a platform…

A true, global business angel: Dusan Stojanovic

During the first ever Sweden-Southeast Asia Business Summit held in Singapore (2016), when it was time to talk start-ups, Mr Dusan Stojanovic showed up in the panel of speakers on stage. Dusan represents the hard-to-get venture capital (VC) category of financing for growth businesses. Probably not too many in the audience knew who he was…

Art project: Singapore–Sweden 50 years of relations

In connection to holding the first ever Sweden-Southeast Asia Business Summit in Singapore in September, the Embassy of Sweden, Singapore presented the art exhibition ‘A fusion of Sweden and Singapore’ – in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the diplomatic relationship between Singapore and Sweden. Twelve pieces of art (double-mounted Plexiglas frames with a photo…

Minister highlights Sweden’s Smart industry strategy

Coinciding with the inaugural Sweden-Southeast Asia Business Summit, held during 21-22 September 2016 in Singapore, the Swedish Government’s highly relevant new industrialisation strategy was also highlighted by no other than Sweden’s Minister of Enterprise & Innovation Mikael Damberg, who was in attendance. This strategy is described as crucial for Sweden’s competitiveness and international trade/export going…

Marcus Wallenberg: We can do more in Southeast Asia

The first ever Sweden-Southeast Asia Business Summit contained a number of prominent business representatives, not least Mr Marcus Wallenberg, Chairman of the Board, SEB, SAAB Group & Foundation Asset Management, and who has personal long experience of visiting and doing business in Southeast Asia. Mr Wallenberg is also a Board Member of Temasek Holdings in…

Swedish-SEA business summit: Ambassador announces continuation

  Day 2 of the Sweden-Southeast Asia Business Summit continued with a highly insightful session on CSR, followed by more ‘Success stories – perspectives from the ground’, where the Swedish companies Axis Communications, Spotify and Volvo Trucks South East Asia shared their experience of doing business in the region. And as the summit came to…

Minister Damberg: Singapore summit a starting point for increased presence

After the inaugural Sweden-Southeast Asia Business Summit’s first day of sessions, Mrs Ylva Berg, CEO of Business Sweden and Mr Mikael Damberg, Sweden’s Minister of Enterprise & Innovation hosted the event’s Gala Dinner, where also Mr Fredrik Härén inspired the participants with his very spot-on analysis of Swedes and creativity. The dinner, held on 21…

Sweden, Singapore ministers open inaugural Sweden-SEA business summit

As Mr Mikael Damberg, Sweden’s Minister of Enterprise & Innovation, and Mr Lim Hng Kiang, Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry held their insightful opening speeches the very first Sweden-Southeast Asia Business Summit opened on 21 September 2016 in Singapore. Held at Parkroyal by Pickering hotel in the downtown CBD area the summit was clearly…

Sweden-SEA trade in focus for Mikael Damberg in Singapore

On 20 – 22 September Sweden’s Business and Innovation Minister Mikael Damberg visits Singapore. Mikael Damberg participates in the inaugural Sweden-Southeast Asia Business Summit where corporate executives and decision makers from Sweden and Southeast Asia gathers. The minister will also meet with Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Singapore’s Industry and Trade and visit an eco…