Tag: Swedish Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong

Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong invites to a virtual Christmas party

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong invites members to join the virtual event: CHRISTMAS @ THE CHAMBER on FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2020 (07:00 – 21:00) First 20 minutes is especially directed to families with children but enjoyable for everyone. First broadcast: 07.00 – 11.00 am Second broadcast: 12.00 – 4.00 pm Third broadcast:…

Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong re-launches a monthly get together event

On 24 October 2020 The Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong announced a relaunch of the monthly get together event that said: Meet the Swedish community in Hong Kong! Every last Wednesday of the month. Same bar, same time – no registration needed. Just come by and mingle. Where? IFC Rooftop garden: The Glasshouse.…

SwedCham Hong Kong offers scholarships to final year students in Sweden

On 21 October 2020 The Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Stipendiefonden för svensk Utlandsungdom are proud to announce a scholarship for a final year student in Sweden. This includes a 10 month (starting at the end of January 2021) financed internship at the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong where you will work on…

Eva Karlberg reflects on: her many years in Hong Kong, the SwedCham GM role

The handover to China of the former British colony, and this last year of protests and a new coronavirus, are among the milestones when Swedish Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong General Manager Eva Karlberg reflects on her life there. September was here last month in the job, having clocked an impressive 22+ years with the…

SwedCham Hong Kong held Crayfish Party 2018

On Friday 14 September the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong held its Annual Crayfish Party. The mandatory delicious crayfish were served, this year generously sponsored by IKEA, along with a range of different traditional Swedish pies and salads, and of course an open bar. Swedish snaps also came along with the crayfish consumed,…

Development on fighting the plastic waste

No one could have failed to notice the alarming situation regarding, in particular, plastic litter in the oceans and that many initiatives are now being announced and legislation strengthened. This is paired with an increasing flow of alarming stories how wildlife connected to seas are suffering. As stated by the European Commission (EC), across the…

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…