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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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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

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2016 Annual Lucia Luncheon

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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



Toronto’s Festival Of Beer: Press release.

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For Immediate Release

An ölfestival Is Coming To Bandshell Park, Exhibition Place!

A chance to Sample Sweden at Toronto’s Festival of Beer, July 22-24

Toronto, ON. (July 5, 2016) — Toronto’s Festival of Beer, presented by The Beer Store, is giving Toronto a chance to Sample Sweden! On July 22 to 24, the festival will work alongside the Swedish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce to feature six Swedish breweries, 28 different brands of beer and two renowned Swedish Chefs, inside a 10,000 square-foot zone, at Bandshell Park in Exhibition Place. Bier Markt is the exclusive restaurant partner of the Swedish Pavilion. Sample Sweden is proudly funded by the Government of Ontario and generously supported by IKEA Canada and Volvo Car Canada LTD.

“Discovery is a major part of Toronto’s Festival of Beer and beer culture in Sweden is growing so fast that making Sweden our feature country this year, was an easy choice,” said Les Murray, President of Toronto’s Festival of Beer. “It’s an opportunity for beer lovers in Toronto and beyond to sample great beer from a region of the world that produces great products.”

Sample Sweden will feature some of the country’s most adored breweries. Combined, each of these breweries will bring 28 different beers for attendees to sample with the majority of them not available for purchase in Canada. These breweries include:

Two of Sweden’s most renowned Chefs will also be in attendance at Toronto’s Festival of Beer. Chefs Peter J Skogstrom and Roland Persson are both former winners of Sweden’s Chef of The Year award, the country’s most prestigious competition for professional Chefs. They will be constructing some of their tasty creations for attendees to feast on in both our Club House La Grille Grilling Tent and in our Sample Sweden pavilion.

“This is a monumental occasion!” said Len Kleine, Chairman of The Swedish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce. “The spotlight is now on the very best of Sweden. Our beer, our Chefs and our culture will be front and centre at Toronto’s Festival of Beer.”

Toronto beer enthusiasts will have their first taste of Sample Sweden, available at all Bier Markt locations within the GTA, in advance of Toronto’s Festival of Beer. The restaurant will feature Leon by Omnipollo, a Belgian Pale Ale that is assertively hopped and fermented dry using champagne yeast, on tap from July 11 to July 24.

Bier Markt will also hold a promotion on food as well! The offer includes one ticket to Toronto’s Festival of Beer on the sold out date of Saturday, July 23, with the purchase of both a $15 Swedish dish and a Leon. The bundled offer is $50 + HST and is available until supplies last.

On Friday, July 22, media are invited to attend the official unveiling ceremony of Sample Sweden at Toronto’s Festival of Beer in Exhibition Place. This event will take place prior to public access to the festival and is opened by RSVP only. Photo and media opportunities with the feature Chefs and The Swedish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce will be available on site, and in advance of the festival by request only.

For more information or to purchase tickets please visit: www.beerfestival.ca

Twitter: TOBeerFestival
Instagram: TOBeerFestival
Facebook: Toronto’s Festival of Beer

About Toronto’s Festival of Beer:
Toronto’s Festival of Beer is a celebration of Canada’s rich brewing history, showcasing experts of the brewing craft from around the world. This year, the festival features over 333 different beers to sample, incredible food purveyors and live entertainment that includes House of Pain, Big Sugar Reggae Style and The Temperance Movement. Toronto’s Festival of Beer is Canada’s premier celebration of the golden beverage. Toronto’s Festival of Beer’s summer festival will take place July 22-24 at Bandshell Park in Exhibition Place, presented by The Beer Store.

About Peter J Skogström:
Peter J Skogström is the best known for winning Chef of the Year in 2006 and is an Olympic champion in cooking. Prior to starting his own business, Skogström worked as a Chef at Kronovall Castle and the historic Petri Pumpa. Since 2009, Skogström has run the company Smarta Kök (Smart Kitchens) with his partner Patrik Alemo, delivering well-prepared local lunch food at various restaurants in Malmö and Lund. Skogström received his sommelier diploma in December 2014 and is currently a contestant on the Swedish television program Chefs Battle on TV4.

About Roland Persson:
Roland Persson is known internationally for his experience in luxury food. He is the 1990 winner of Chef of The Year and currently runs the Metropol Palace in Stockholm, Sweden. Persson has managed the famous French Restaurant in the Grand Hotel and has worked at other popular restaurants in Sweden like Operakällaren, KB Restaurant, Passage, and Carl Michael. The philosophy behind his cooking involves a classic contemporary cuisine combining Swedish and French influences. Persson currently lives in Stockholm a place where he was maintained his residency since his childhood.

For more information on media opportunities available at Toronto’s Festival of Beer, or to RSVP for the unveiling of Sample Sweden please contact:

Jon Sinden
VP of Marketing
jon@intelivents.com
416-635-9889 x 26

Davide De Laurentiis
Marketing Coordinator
dav@intelivents.com
416-635-9889 x 27

Join the Swedish pavilion at this years Beerlicious. This is a big deal!

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2016 Toronto Festival of Beer Feature Country: Sweden

Sweden is the featured country for the immensely popular and almost sold out 2016 Toronto Festival of Beer, taking place July 22-24.

The Swedish Canadian Chamber of Commerce has made an agreement with the organizers to manage the Swedish pavilion, a 10,000 Sq. Ft space dedicated to all things Swedish.

We have already great engagement from companies like IKEA, Volvo, Alfa Laval etc – but we still have room for YOUR Swedish content.

SCCC is offering this fantastic opportunity to display your company/products to 35,000 festival visitors.  Our pavilion will host 10 Swedish craft beers on tap and Swedish food partners – with special award-winning chefs. It is sure to be a must-see!

           We are currently offering the following options:

  • Display participation. Have your company and products on display in our ”Sample Sweden” pavilion.  pull-up banner and small product/literature stand. Cost $250 for members. Non-members $ 395 ( same price as a 1- year Silver membership )

  • Booth exhibit. 10 x 10 ft booth area. 4 tickets for the weekend. Cost $995 for members. Non-members pay $ 1,390 (includes a 1- year Silver membership)

  • Customer VIP event. Booth exhibit 10 x 10 ft area, 8 VIP and Lounge tickets for the weekend. Cost $2,495 for members. Non-members pay $ 2,790  ( includes a 1 – year Silver membership)

DO NOT miss out on this great opportunity to reach new customers! If you have any questions or want us to customize your participation, please contact Marie Larsson at info@sccc.ca or 416.925.8661

For more information about the event  http://beerfestival.ca

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 Beerlicious has become one of the largest drinking festivals in Canada and is continuing it’s reign of fun and drinking this year, celebrating it’s 22nd anniversary. We are very excited to be a part of such a massive and successful event. Each year over 35,000 people go through the grounds to celebrate, shop, and sample over 300 brands of beer. THIS IS A BIG DEAL!

This is in part thanks to their extensive media and social media campaigns

Tickets for Saturday July 23rd are already sold out!

(Scroll down to the end for details and demographics.)

Another factor in the success of the Festival (I mean, other than: hello! beer!) is the entertainment line up. This year’s headliners include: House of Pain, Big Sugar, and The Temperance Movement.

Join your fellow Chamber members in promoting the Swedish brand!

IKEA, Alfa Laval and Volvo are already on-board and planning their showcase areas.

Our Sample Sweden pavilion will include:

  • A 10,000 Sq. Ft. outdoor pavilion dedicated to Swedish Culture, with decor and furnishings that creates the look and feel of Sweden

  • 10 Swedish Craft Beers on tap (most are unavailable in Ontario) and Swedish Food Partners

  • Secondary Stage featuring up and coming Swedish acts

Get on board now! Targeted marketing campaigns start in early June (just days away) so get the maximum mileage out of your promotion by getting on board now!

Opportunities Include:

  • Inclusion in Sample Sweden Announcement

  • Major Media Partnerships

  • Digital Media Program & Contesting

  • Data Capture Opportunities

  • On-Site Signage Strategy

 

 For more info or to book space contact Marie Larsson at info@sccc.ca or 416.925.8661
Let's Say Cheers To:

Let’s Say Cheers To:

Sampling New Tastes

Sampling New Tastes

View from the stage

View From The Stage

 

 

 

 

 

Best kind of crowded

Best Kind Of Crowded

Making New Friends

Making New Friends

And Having Fun

And Having Fun!

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Toronto Festival of Beer Background Info

Each year, Toronto’s Festival of Beer creates a world of beer pavilion that features imported product from a different country. The 2015 festival featured Ireland and “The Irish are Coming”. The 2016 feature is Sweden.Headline entertainers in previous years have included Naughty by Nature, Salt n Pepa, De la Soul, The Trews, Matthew Good, and 54-40

Our extensive marketing program features media partnerships, digital campaigns, online contesting, print and radio.

Festival Fast Facts:

  • 60% of our attendees are between the ages of 26 and 35

  • 50% male, 50% female

  • Top 3 spending habits include: Alcohol, Clothing/Accessories, Dining Out

  • Email Database: 8,500 loyal fans

  • Social following: 26,600 across TW, FB & IG

On the off chance you are not yet convinced of the fun and magnitude of this festival, please, click on this link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzuQgE6bUi

For more info or to book space
contact Marie Larsson at info@sccc.ca or 416.925.8661

 

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CBBN The Bulgarian Chamber in collaboration with SCCC cordially invites you to an exclusive leadership workshop.

Bulgarian event

 

 

FIND THE LEADER IN YOURSELF

Being a leader is not just about managing people at the office. Find out how
you can become a leader and excel in your personal and professional life
FOR THE BENEFIT OF OUR MEMBERS AND GUESTS ATTENDING THIS EVENT,
CBBN WAS ABLE TO ENGAGE A VERY PROMINENT GUEST SPEAKER:
SUNJAY NATH
A world-recognized keynote speaker on leadership, providing framework
that helps individuals and teams improve their performance.
http://www.sunjaynath.com/
May 26, 2016, 6:00 – 8:30pm
(Registration at 5:30pm; Event starts at 6:00pm sharp!)
4141 Yonge Street, Catherine Swift Conference Centre, 1st Floor

$20 for guests
$15 for members of the Swedish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce and other chambers
Free Admission for members of the Bulgarian Chamber
(become a CBBN member and attend for free! Sign up online)
Pay at the door (cash or cheque only please)
Light Food & Cash Wine Bar
RSVP at:
Web: http://www.canadabulgaria.com/upcoming-event/
Email: info@canadabulgaria.com

The 7th Annual Nordic Consular Cup Golf Tournament is now open for registrations.

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The Finnish, Swedish, and Danish Chambers of Commerce, together with Iceland and Norway, invite you to join us on Thursday, September 8th, 2016, at the beautiful Royal Woodbine Golf Club for our 7th Annual Nordic Consular Cup Golf Tournament. (195 Galaxy Blvd, Etobicoke, ON M9W 6R7)

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:
11:30 A.M.  Registration
12:00 P.M.  Lunch on the Terrace
1:00 P.M.  Tee-off (Shotgun start)
6:30 P.M.  Dinner and Awards Ceremony

$190/single, $720/foursome ($85 dinner only)
Individual and team awards.

Registration and Payment Deadline: August 25, 2016
Sponsorship spots are available (click here to download Sponsorship PDF).

NCCGT Sponsorship’s, September 8 2016


REGISTRATION:

Individual golfers are welcome. When you register as an individual golfer we will place you in a foursome.

Name: ______________________________________________________________________

Company: ______________________________________________________________________

Telephone:___________________ E-mail:____________________________________

Golfer 1: ____________________________________

Golfer 2: ____________________________________

Golfer 3: ____________________________________

Golfer 4: ____________________________________

Individual Tickets: _______@ $190 (+HST)

Foursome: ________ @ $720 (+HST)

Foursome + Hole Sponsorship: _______@ $970 (+HST)

Dinner guest only option: ________ @ $85 (+HST)

I would like to sponsor (please specify): ______________________________________________________________________
Total: _______________________________

Method of Payment:
[ ] Request an invoice to pay with Credit Card via Pay Pal
[ ] Mail in a Cheque with your registration payable to SCCC, 2 Bloor Street Suite 2109, Toronto, ON M4W 3E2
[ ] Other_______________________________________________

For more details contact events@sccc.ca 416-925-8661


Player Registrations NCCGT Sep 8 2016



Annual General Meeting: Thursday, April 21, 2016

board tableWe cordially invite all members of the Swedish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the Board to attend our Annual General Meeting on Thursday, April 21, 2016.

Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location:
Alfa Laval H.O. Canada
101 Milner Ave
Scarborough, ON
M1S 4S6

Agenda:
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm:    Board Meeting
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm:    Annual General Meeting
6:30 pm – 7:15 pm:    Special presentation: Economic Forecast for 2016, by Klaus W. Koeppen, MBA Investment Advisor CIBC Wood Gundy.

Refreshments will be served.
Members can bring guests. Please RSVP by April 14, 2016.

Please note: We have one vacancy on the Board for which we are accepting nominations. Nominees must be current members of the Chamber in good standing. Nominations are open until April 8, 2016.

To put someone forward for the position, simply email the person’s name and a short paragraph stating why you believe this person would be a good addition to the Board, to: nominations@sccc.ca

(That email address will be deactivated after April 21, 2016.)

We look forward to seeing you on April 21!

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