Scandinavian business events you do not want to miss this month
Female Founders Panel Event
On World Entrepreneurs’ Day, the Women’s Founder Series will bring together a panel of female business founders to discuss the highs and lows of setting up their own business, how they stay motivated in challenging times, finding a work/life balance, and other tips for aspiring entrepreneurs. Among the speakers are Miabella Ristorp, a Danish entrepreneur and celebrity hair and make-up artist, and the founder of SMUK, an ethical hair salon.
Date: 21 August 2019, 7-9pm
Venue: SMUK London, 20-21 Eccleston Yards, London SW1W 9NF, UK
The Nordic Drinks return to London after the summer holiday, taking place at Ole & Steen in Victoria. The event is a monthly occasion to expand your professional network and develop business relations across the UK-Nordic business sphere. Bakery, drinks and canapés are included for early birds.
Date: 29 August 2019, 6-8pm.
Venue: Ole & Steen, Nova South, 1 Sir Simon Milton Square, London SW1E 5DJ, UK
Business breakfast: Jonathan Finney, Openreach
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK will host a roundtable discussion featuring Jonathan Finney. Finney is the head of public affairs at Openreach, a company that connects homes and businesses in the UK to the national broadband and telephone network. He will discuss the country’s progress with full-fibre broadband, why it matters, challenges around policy and regulation, as well as differences between the UK and Scandinavia’s broadband advancement.
Date: 11 September 2019, 8-10am
Venue: Handelsbanken Wealth Management, 1 Kingsway, London WC2B 6AA, UK
Workshop: Work and live in Sweden
Thanks to successful start-ups such as Spotify, Skype and King, Stockholm has become a global hub for technology and entrepreneurship. This series of one-on-one workshops over Skype, organised by EnglishJobs.se, are for those who wish to live and work in Sweden. Recruitment experts will help you find job openings at multinationals and some of the most exciting start-ups in Sweden, as well as creating a CV customised for Swedish employers.
Date: Until 31 October 2019
TEXT: SANNE WASS | PHOTO © PEXELS