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We welcome GoAhead Tours as an Affiliate member.

At Go Ahead Tours, creating incredible travel experiences is what we do best. As part of EF Education First, we draw on over 50 years of expertise to continue to grow our portfolio of more than 180 tours to all 7 continents. We’re excited to become an affiliate member of SCCC and look forward making your private and professional travel dreams come true.

Why Go Ahead Tours?

We’re a company of passionate adventurers dedicated to creating the best journey for every traveller.

 

  • Global expertise: Thanks to the global EF network, we have offices all over the world—your clients can count on expert support everywhere they go.

 

  • Flexible travel experiences: Our carefully crafted itineraries offer a balance of sightseeing tours led by local experts and free time for travellers to explore on their own.

 

  • A commitment to quality: Our team considers the details of every itinerary and reads every review we receive to ensure that we’re offering the best possible travel experience.

 

  • An exceptional value: We’re committed to offering amazing experiences at an excellent value. At www.goaheadtours.ca you’ll always find pricing in Canadian dollars.

 

  • Small groups, big connections: Our tour groups are always capped at between 14 to 35 travellers—well below the industry average. A small group of 14 on safari in Botswana and Zimbabwe means better access to remote settings, while up to 28 is the ideal group size for discovering local flavours on a European Food & Wine Tour.

 

To find out more how we can support your personal and private travel please visit www.goaheadtours.ca or contact Christopher Gentile, Business Development Manager, Go Ahead Tours Canada, at 416.738.4671 or christopher.gentile@ef.com or our Vice President, Johan Astrom at johan.astrom@ef.com

 

Happy Travels!

Luncheon with Oscar Stenström: Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 12.30 P.M.

New! We are pleased to announce that the Ambassador for the European Union in Canada, Ms. Marie-Anne Coninsx, will join us and provide short closing remarks at the luncheon on Tuesday, April 4.

We hope to see you there!

We are pleased to announce that the Ambassador for the European Union in Canada, Ms. Marie-Anne Coninsx, will join us and provide short closing remarks at the luncheon on Tuesday, April 4. We hope to see you there!

Register now!

Luncheon with Oskar Stenström





2017 Nordic Consular Cup Golf Tournament at beautiful Caledon Woods Golf Club! Register Now!

Take a golf break outside the city!
New location · new date · new experience!

The Finnish, Swedish, and Danish Chambers of Commerce, together with Iceland and Norway, invite you to join us on Thursday, June 1st, 2017, at the beautiful Caledon Woods Golf Club for our 8th Annual Nordic Consular Cup Golf Tournament.

This year the Danish Chamber is celebrating its 25th Anniversary!

You and your guests are invited to participate in some friendly rivalry between nations! Come enjoy a BBQ Lunch “On the Tee”, play 18 holes (with cart), then dine with us at the Championship Buffet complete with wine, beer, and award ceremony). There are great prizes to be won in the golf contests and the raffle!

PROGRAM:
12:30 P.M. Registration
1:00 P.M. Lunch on the Tee
1:30 P.M. Tee-off (modified shotgun start)
7:00 P.M. Dinner and awards ceremony

$190 +HST/single, $720 +HST/foursome ($65 +HST dinner only)
Individual and team awards

Registration and Payment Deadline: May 17, 2017
Sponsorship spots are available (see below).

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Register now!

Player Registrations NCCGT June 1 2017

Sponsorship Options

Country Sponsorship:    $ 1,500
(Three available, one for each organizing country)

Signage with your logo at the registration table of the sponsored country.
Exclusive sponsorship on a hole of your choice
Sponsorship recognized at dinner and prize presentations
Speaking opportunity at the award ceremony
Full page in program
Company logo on all signage

BBQ Lunch Sponsor:     $ 1,000

Company signage and display on all tables
Exclusive sponsorship of one hole
Half page in program

Cart Sponsor:    $ 1,000

Company logo on signage in all the golf carts
Exclusive sponsorship of one hole
Half page in the program

Dinner and Ceremony Award Sponsor:    $ 1,000

Company logo on all tables
Exclusive sponsorship of one hole
Half page in the program

Hole sponsorships:

Signage on Hole and opportunity to have your own special promotion and handouts
Putting green Contest (Pot of Gold)    $ 500
Closest to the line                                                  $ 350
Closest to the pin                       $ 350
Closest to the pin second shoot    $ 350
The longest drive                                                    $ 300
Hole in One    $ 350
Hole Sponsor    $ 250

NCCGT Sponsorship’s, June 1 2017



Partner Event (CFCC): Deep Lead Leadership Development

Dear SCCC member!

You are invited to come and learn about a proven method in leadership development. In this workshop, Mr. Lauri Asikainen, President of the Canada-Finland Chamber of Commerce, will introduce you to a professional tool that some leading organizations use to help their managers at all levels to reach their potential, both in their professional and personal life.

Anybody who is interested in learning about professional and personal development will find this workshop fascinating. Register today as there is limited number of spaces available.
 

Reserve your spot or find out more at:

http://canadafinlandchamberofcommerce.wildapricot.org/event-2493099

Event details:

Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Time: 4-6 p.m.

Place: The Office of Miller Thomson, 40 King St. West, Suite 5800, Toronto

Fee: $25 for members, $35 for non-members

RSVP deadline: Tuesday, March 21

2017 Annual General Meeting

All SCCC members are invited to participate in this years Annual General Meeting, March 30th, 2017 at 5 P.M. to 6.00 P.M.

EF and Go Ahead Tours Offices

80 Bloor Street West  16th floor.
Toronto
ON M5S 2V1

Please R.S.V.P. via email, info @ sccc.ca or call: 416 925 8661 no later than Friday, March 24th 2017.

2017 – 2018 Nominees :

Chairman:

Lars Ruuth, Marketing Manager at SKF Canada Ltd.   https://www.linkedin.com/in/lars-ruuth-b80131/

Directors:

Alexander Ivovich, Managing Director of Volvo Car of Canada Ltd. https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexander-lvovich-a939693/

Peter Eriksson, General Manager at Hilton Mississauga Meadowvale.   https://www.linkedin.com/in/peter-eriksson-a85b111/

Franz Dambo, Director  Radiological Protection Services Nuvia Canada Inc   https://www.linkedin.com/in/frazze/ 

Johan Nilsson, Technical Manager at Tetra Pak Canada Inc https://www.linkedin.com/in/johan-nilsson-21301013/

 

The list of Nominees can be subject to change.

Sitting Board 2017 – 2018

Treasurer:

Klaus Koeppen, Investment Advisor at CIBC World Markets   https://www.linkedin.com/in/klaus-koeppen-aa5b4469/

Secretary :

Ann Marie MacDougall President, LeaderBoom Inc  https://www.linkedin.com/in/ann-marie-macdougall-mba-emba-90676a15/

Directors:

Patricia McLean, Head of Experiences & Events, Team West Ericsson   https://www.linkedin.com/in/patricia-maclean-74861a8/

Axel Kindbom Partner at Dickinson Wright LLP https://www.linkedin.com/in/axelkindbom/

 

Refreshments and mingling to follow.

We look forward to seeing you there!

2016 Lucia Slide Show

Click to view pictures from the Annual Lucia Luncheon at the Fairmont Royal York.

Thank you to our 2016 Lucia Sponsors

The Swedish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce
would like to gratefully acknowledge
our sponsors and partners for their generous support:

2016 Lucia Sponsors

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News Release, from IKEA Burlington.

ikea-logoOctober 17, 2016

News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

IKEA Canada Commemorates 40 Years of Iconic Design in Canada with
IKEA Then & Now Exhibit
Burlington, ON – IKEA Canada is opening an exhibit in downtown Toronto to celebrate its 40th anniversary in Canada. Hosted at the Design Exchange, Canada’s Design Museum, IKEA Then & Now will take visitors on a journey through the decades to demonstrate how IKEA has helped shape life at home in Canada. The exhibit is free to the public and will run from October 21st to 30th.

IKEA Then & Now tells the story of IKEA in Canada, featuring rooms displaying iconic IKEA furniture from the 1970’s to today, with a glimpse into the future. Inspired by the IKEA Museum in Älmhult, Sweden, the exhibit also pays homage to the ancestry of IKEA home furnishings and its unique democratic design philosophy of creating products that help create a better everyday life through their form, function, quality, sustainability and affordable price.
“Canadians have welcomed IKEA into their homes for the past 40 years and we are delighted to have reached this anniversary together,” said Dave McCabe, Acting President, IKEA Canada. “The IKEA Then & Now exhibit offers visitors a chance to take a trip down memory lane, remembering how our homes have evolved over the last four decades. The exhibit also offers a behind the scenes look at the IKEA brand and business, which we are confident will continue to grow in Canada for the next 40 years and beyond.”
There will be many more things to experience at the exhibit, including a ball pit for both the young and young at heart. Visitors will also have the opportunity to be featured on the front cover of this year’s IKEA Catalogue. And, just for dropping by, visitors will have a chance to win a week-long dream trip for two to the design capital of the world, Stockholm, Sweden.

IKEA Then & Now runs from October 21st to 30th at the Design Exchange, 234 Bay St., Toronto.  Admission is free to the public. The hours of operation are as follows: Monday – Friday: 9am – 7pm   Saturday & Sunday: 10am – 6pm

About IKEA CANADA

IKEA is a leading home furnishing retailer with 375 stores in more than 50 countries worldwide, which are visited by 884 million people every year. IKEA Canada has 12 stores, an eCommerce virtual store, 6 Pick-up and order points in Quebec City and southern Ontario and two Collection Points in Halifax and Saskatoon. The company also recently announced plans to open stores in Halifax and Quebec City. Last year, IKEA Canada welcomed 25 million visitors to its stores and 75 million visitors to the IKEA.ca website. Founded in 1943, IKEA’s business philosophy is to offer a wide range of products of good design and function at prices so low, the majority of people can afford them. For more information on IKEA, please visit: www.IKEA.ca.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Alicia Carroll

Commercial Public Relations Manager

(416) 646-8182 ext. 2338

alicia.carroll@IKEA.com

2016 Annual Lucia Luncheon

invitation

Enjoy a traditional Swedish Christmas buffet, accompanied by the obligatory singing of Schnapps songs.
This is the perfect event to invite your business acquaintances,
friends, and family to join in the atmospheric afternoon filled with
good food, fun raffles, and time away from the daily routine.
Experience this one of its kind event in Toronto and
enjoy a unique taste of Sweden.

This Lucia luncheon will take place in the presence of
His Excellency Per Sjögren, Ambassador of Sweden to Canada.
(Other special guests and dignitaries to be confirmed)

Don’t forget to bring your money for Raffle Tickets!
This year’s Grand Prize: 2 tickets on Iceland Air to anywhere Iceland Air flies,
plus a luxury weekend at the Hilton Hotel in Stockholm (Slussen).

Fairmont Royal York Concert Hall • 100 Front Street • Toronto, ON
Early Bird pricing until October 31, 2013
Individual tickets and tables of 10 -12 can be bought online via Pay Pal or by cheque prior to the event.

(No tickets will be available at the door, and no cancellations after November 25, 2016.)
SCCC Members: $170.00 plus tax • Non-members: $190.00 plus tax

Reserve your spot now!
To book online, visit http://sccc.ca/lucia
or contact us at: info@sccc.ca or call 416-925-8661


Lucia December 2nd 2016



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