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Dear Subscriber, good news!

In three weeks, on May 31, our Annual General Meeting will take place at Soho House, followed by a summer mingle buffet. Time to nominate:
  • new board members, since there will be a few vacancies on the board
  • an outstanding company or person for the SwedCham awards
Read more and register through the links below!

In the upcoming two weeks, you don't want to miss the following timely webinars:
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - Management. May 11th, 6:00-7:00 PM.
  • Let's Meet: Traceability & Transparency. May 12th, 4:00-5:00 PM.
  • Brand Wars: China Steps Up Against Trademark Squatters. May 24th, 3:00-4:00 PM.

Last but not least! This years midsummer celebration at PMQ will be organized by Team Sweden, on June 10. If you want to host a family friendly activity, contact Joseph Fridner.

//The SwedCham HK Team
It's that time of the year again – the time for SwedCham's Annual General Meeting!

We invite you to be part of the AGM and the election of three new Directors of the Board. This is your chance to exercise your influence right as a part of the Chamber – you decide the outcome!

Please join us at 4 PM sharp (doors open 3.30) at Soho House to participate in the 2022 AGM and the election of a new board, as well as finding out the winner of SwedCham Annual Award 2021. The AGM will be followed by a Summer Mingle and reception with a light buffet open for all. Please see separate invite here for more details.

Read more and sign up here: Link
Sun, heat, good vibes – summer is here! Join us for a memorable evening at Soho House together with other SwedCham members and friends filled with food, drinks, lucky-draws and a little bit of Swedish summer.

A light buffet with Taiwanese Chicken, Impossible Meat Sliders, Wild Mushroom Dumplings, Smoked Salmon Rillette with dill and watermelon radish, Mini Banoffee Pies and Raspberry and Chocolate Eclairs. Drinks can be purchased at Soho House.

Read more and sign up here: Link
Let's Meet: Traceability & Transparency - Avoiding greenwashing and building trust
Let's Meet: Traceability & Transparency - Avoiding greenwashing and building trust


May 12, 2022
(4 PM - 5 PM) (GMT+8)


Online Webinar
DE&I: A management fad or a source of sustainable competitive advantage?
Brand Wars: China Steps Up Against Trademark Squatters
Celebrate Midsummer @PMQ [SAVE THE DATE]
Annual General Meeting - Board Seat Nominations
There will be a few vacancies on the Board of Directors of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. The nominees will be voted on at the Annual General Meeting on May 31, 2022.

Do you know of that special someone who can further the interests of the Swedish business community in Hong Kong and help build the Chamber for the future? Maybe it’s you? Please nominate your candidate (or yourself!) in writing after confirming with the nominee that they are interested in running for a position on the board.

Who and how: To be eligible for election as a director, a person must be nominated by an Ordinary Member. The candidate shall be an employee of the Member company and only one nomination per Member is allowed.

When and how: Please note that the written nominations must be received by the Chamber Office between May 10 and May 27 (not less than three and not more than twenty-one days prior to the AGM) together with the acceptance in writing by the person nominated.

Note: A Director retiring at the General Meeting, and eligible for re-election, may be elected without nomination notice in advance.

Contact: Send your nomination to chamber@swedcham.com.hk. If you have further questions on how to nominate someone please don’t hesitate to reach out Gabriella Augustsson, General Manager, at gabriella.augustsson@swedcham.com.hk.
SwedCham Annual Award 2022
It's time to nominate an outstanding company or person for their unique contributions to business between Hong Kong and Sweden!
"To promote, study, extend, advance and protect business relations, investments and interests of Swedish and other organizations in Hong Kong."
Who should get the SwedCham HK Annual Award in 2022? You can nominate a person or a company. You decide! Some ideas to start your thinking include:

  • Who has succeeded over time, built up a company and given job opportunities to many in HK?
  • Who has made a significant mark on relations between Hong Kong and Sweden?
  • Who has put an outstanding stamp on CSR issues?
  • Who has made a positive contribution to business between China, Hong Kong and Sweden?
  • Who has made a significant contribution to the awareness of environmental issues in Hong Kong
  • Who has …?

Here are some examples of past winners:

2021 – IKEA / Dairy Farm
2020 – Bamboo Business Communications
2019 – Frantzéns Kitchen
2018 – Daniel Wellington
2017 – Dr.Ming Wai Lau
2016 – Sverige Shoppen
2015 – Scandinavian Airlines
2014 – Boris Design Studio
Please let us have your nomination and a short explanation as to why this person/company should get the SwedCham Annual Award 2022 by email to chamber@swedcham.com.hk or gabriella.augustsson@swedcham.com.hk, no later than Wednesday, 18th of May.
SwedCham is proud to be a Supporting Organisation of @rethinkhk to be hosted on 5-6 October 2022 at HKCEC!

Stepping into its 3rd edition, ReThink HK is the city’s most ambitious business event for sustainable development, a large-scale, cross-sector platform that champions ESG transformation and showcases game-changing innovation.

This year, ReThink HK will gather 300+ expert speakers over 7 themed Theatres/Stages. Join us and hear insights on 6 key themes: #circulareconomy, #cities & #mobility, #decarbonisation, #food & the #naturalworld, #people & #purpose as well as #redefiningvalue.

You can view the full programme here: https://rethink-event.com/conference/

Register for your delegate pass at https://bit.ly/RT22-Book with Promo Code SCCP22 to enjoy Super Early-bird rates by 4th Sep!

Stay tuned with the event updates at www.rethink-event.com
We look forward to meeting you at ReThink HK 2022 on 05 & 06 October!

@swedchamhk #AccelerateTheChange #ReThinkHK2022 #rethink_hk #rethinkhongkong #sustainabilityhk #sustainabledevelopmenthk 


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