Foreign companies established in the Stockholm region are important to the growth and sustainable development. This event at the City Hall is an outstanding opportunity for exchange of ideas between the Mayor of Stockholm, the neighbouring municipalities and the international companies in the region. This event is initiated by City of Stockholm through Invest Stockholm Business Region, in cooperation with eight foreign Chambers of Commerce and the Canadian Embassy to Sweden.
Mayor of Stockholm Karin Wanngård
Welcome to the City Hall of Stockholm to participate in this year´s Stockholm International Business Meeting where we would like to meet international companies and express how valuable you are keeping Stockholm attractive and growing. This will be an exciting and hopefully a fruitful meeting. Most welcome!
US Ambassador to Sweden Azita Raji
The US Ambassador to Sweden Azita Raji was unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate as U.S. Ambassador to Sweden on February 12, 2016. Born in Iran, she has lived, studied, and worked in the Middle East, Europe, and the Far East and is fluent in several languages. Ambassador Raji earned a B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University in 1983, and M.B.A. from Columbia Business School in 1991
17:00 - 17:30
Registration and welcome drink
17:30 - 17:40
Welcome speech by the Mayor of Stockholm, Karin Wanngård
17:40 - 18:10
Keynote speaker, The US Ambassador to Sweden, Azita Raji
18:10 - 18:45
18:45 - 20:00
Stockholm Business Region