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AmCham Sweden is the voice of American business in Sweden. We are champions of US - Swedish trade and investment and US commercial interests in Sweden and give members a networking platform, critical business information, and an amplified voice.

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Följ med Prime & United Minds på valresa för beslutsfattare till USA den 3-8 november
to Nov 8

Följ med Prime & United Minds på valresa för beslutsfattare till USA den 3-8 november

Interested in a close-up view of campaign activities and analysis prior to and during the U.S. midterm elections? Join Prime and United Minds from November 3 - 8 to meet with local political experts, study and compare campaign methods, and attend rallies. The trip will begin in Miami, Florida, and after election day on November 6, will continue to Washington D.C. for more meetings and discussions about the voting results.

The program includes meetings with representatives of different political parties, giving a broad picture from both sides of the aisle, as well as expert analysis of election results and their consequences. For more information, please contact Fredrik Julihn,

Get more details regarding costs and travel itineraries here (in Swedish


Den 6 november är det mellanval i USA. Då har det gått två år sedan Donald Trump valdes till president och halva tiden återstår av mandatperioden. Mycket står på spel – bl a samtliga platser i representanthuset, en tredjedel av platserna i senaten och hela 36 guvernörsposter. Aktuella opinionsmätningar visar att Demokraterna har goda chanser att vinna tillbaka representanthuset, medan det verkar mindre sannolikt att Demokraterna får egen majoritet i senaten.


Arvodet för Primes arbete med planering, förberedelser och framtagande av program, besöksplanering, dokumentation och medverkande:
25 000 SEK exkl. moms per deltagare.
Kostnader för resor och logi ingår inte i priset. Deltagarna ansvarar själva förtecknande av visum, rese- och sjukförsäkring i samband med resan.

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2:00 PM14:00

Sailing Afternoon

  • TMF Group tent, Grand Hotel Saltsjöbaden, (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In cooperation with TMF Group, British-Swedish Chamber of Commerce, French-Swedish Chamber of Commerce, and Norwegian-Swedish Chamber of Commerce, AmCham Sweden is delighted to invite you, your family and friends to an afternoon of sailing activities.  


TMF Group is partnering with KSSS (Royal Swedish Yacht Club), and you can join the event at the KSSS Indian Heat by TMF Group Regatta.

A light buffet will be served and hot dogs for the kids.
The race will finish at 15.00 and the prize ceremony will begin at 16.00.

Click here for more information about KSSS Indian Heat by TMF Group Regatta.


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Intertrust 65th anniversary celebration
5:00 PM17:00

Intertrust 65th anniversary celebration

You are invited to celebrate our 65th anniversary with us during the Swedish Open ATP Tennis tournament in Båstad. We look forward to welcoming you and your partner or colleaugues to celebrate another year of our successful business collaboration.

The festivities will take place on the new roof terrace of the legendary Pepe's Bodega and as per tradition; our event is co-hosted by Moët hennesy and Moët Ice and the American Chamber of Commerce.

Please confirm your attendance by contacting Sofia Lindberg. Due to limited space and increasing popularity, we would appreciate to have your response by Friday 7 July latest.

Kind regards,
Intertrust Sweden

Dress code: Casual

Sofia Lindberg
T: +46 701 839 177

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3:00 PM15:00

Sailing Gotland Runt After Work

In cooperation with TMF Group, British Swedish Chamber of Commerce and the French Chamber of Commerce, we are delighted to invite you to: Sailing Gotland Runt After Work!

TMF Group is partnering with KSSS, Royal Swedish Yacht Club, and we have the great pleasure of welcoming you to an After Work at ÅF Offshore Regatta in Stockholm. Drinks and canapés will be served.

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to Apr 13

Disney Live in Concert, Pirates of the Caribbean: Den Svarta Pärlans Förbannelse.

I april i år kommer en väldigt speciell föreställning till Stockholm, när Stockholm Concert Orchestra sätter upp ”Pirates of the Carribean: Den svarta pärlans förbannelse” som en Disney Live in Concert på Waterfront Plaza. Du kan se en trailer här. 

Disney Live in Concert innebär att en film visas på en bioduk samtidigt som en symfoniorkester spelar soundtracket live tillsammans med en fullstor professionell kör. Det ger en helt ny dimension av filmen och är verkligen en fantastisk upplevelse för hela familjen. Tidigare har filmer som Frozen och Fantasia visats som Disney Live Concert med stor framgång i andra länder, men detta är första gången vi i Sverige kan uppleva konceptet. 

Om du eller dina kollegor vill se föreställningen finns rabatt på biljetten via denna länk. Använd den här länken så kommer du till en särskild bokningssida för vänner till Disney.

Vidarebefordra gärna meddelandet till kollegor eller publicera på ett eventuellt intranät.

Hälsningar, vännerna på The Walt Disney Company Nordic

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American Franchise Day at the U.S. Embassy, Stockholm
9:00 AM09:00

American Franchise Day at the U.S. Embassy, Stockholm

The U.S. Commercial Service Office at the American Embassy in Sweden is very pleased to announce it sponsorship of the American Franchise Day program, being held on March 23, 2017 at the U.S. Embassy facilities in Stockholm. This program will include a presentation of the participating U.S. franchise brands (listed below), followed by private business meetings for investor attendees with representatives from Edwards Global Services (EGS) to discuss the individual brand details. 
EGS will be presenting the following U.S. franchise opportunities for the Nordic market during the American Franchise Day (AFD) program:
International Dairy Queen – IDQ is a 75 year old concept with 6800 units in 29 countries. The DQ Grill and Chill® menu includes delectable burgers, chicken strips, and an array of salads, sandwiches & wraps, as well as the famous DQ soft serve ice cream products, including the world famous Blizzard®.

The Boiling Crab® – The Boiling Crab® is a casual dining restaurant modeled after a traditional Louisiana seafood boil, featuring seafood and fish entrees prepared Cajun-style served with sauces from mild to highly spicy.  Customer demographic is from infants to seniors with a strong millennial following.
Grimaldi’s® – Grimaldi’s® Coal Brick Oven Pizzeria has been the New York City standard for over 100 years. Coal-burning ovens create a unique flavor and a crisp crust.  All pizzas are hand tossed and stretched, and the amazing pizza is combined with world class salads, house made desserts and other delectable menu items.
Freedome® – Freedome® created the world’s first all-walled indoor trampoline park in 2004, and in 2015 it served over 14 million customers via its 140 franchises in multiple countries. Freedome® offers a range of fun, fitness and low-impact activities for birthdays, parties, fitness classes and corporate events. 
For more information or to register for the AFD program please contact:
Aaron Cruise at or +46-72-322-2120

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Thesis Projects: Opportunity to Work with a KTH Student.
to Feb 28

Thesis Projects: Opportunity to Work with a KTH Student.

Would you like to have an entrepreneurship and innovation student at KTH Royal Institute of Technology working for you part-time? The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management master’s program at KTH is looking for companies to collaborate with on student thesis (degree) projects.

The program has enterprising students from around the world, and they can work with a company when doing their thesis in such a way that it is a “win-win” for the company and student: The company gets help on important projects, and the students advance their learning through research, while developing their networks. 

This degree project involves a 15-point thesis (half the length and credits of a traditional two-year master’s thesis program). As such, The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management Program (TEILM) is a one-year master's program.

Timing: The program begins in March and ends in June. In the past, students have completed successful thesis projects with companies including Ericsson, Telia, Microsoft, and other large enterprises, as well as startups. To learn more, please email AmCham Sweden member Gregg Vanourek at KTH:

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to Nov 9

Touchdown USA

Official program Touchdown USA
Washington, D.C., November 4-9, 2016

Friday, November 4
• Arrival to Washington, D.C.

Saturday, November 5
• Tour of The White House:
Go behind the scenes and tour one of the world’s most famous buildings. The visit is preliminary booked and will be confirmed in September.

• Visit to PR Collaborative:
Leading public relations and strategic communications firm in Washington that specializes in public policy and film. In partnership with think tanks, foundations, and advocacy organizations, PR Collaborative advance issues and causes through media coverage, social media engagement, digital strategy, and partnerships. For more info see.

Sunday, November 6
• Lecture with Alan Rosenblatt, Ph.D:
Mr Rosenblatt is a digital communications and social media strategist, professor & thought leader with over 25 years’ experience at the digital intersection of politics, advocacy, media, and education. In 1995, he taught the world’s first university course on digital politics at George Mason University and he’s been teaching it ever since. He is also Senior Vice President of Digital Strategy at turner4D, providing world-renowned training and strategic counsel to organizations seeking to use social and digital media more effectively. For full bio see.

• Exclusive get together with Ambassador Jimmy Kolker and his family:
Ambassador Kolker is Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). In this role, he is the Department’s chief health diplomat, representing the United States at World Health Organization meetings and as alternate Board Member of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Amb. Kolker had a 30 year diplomatic career with the U.S. Department of State where he served as the U.S. Ambassador to Uganda (2002-2005) and to Burkina Faso (1999- 2002). For full bio see.

Monday, November 7
• Visit to DSPolitical:
The first and best American voter targeted digital ad network. Working exclusively for Democratic campaigns and progressive causes having delivered more than half a billion voter targeted digital ads online and millions more to mobile phones and tablets. For more info see.

• Tour of the U.S. Capitol:
A journey through Americas struggle to establish the world’s first truly representative democracy and an introduction to the magnificent building that houses the Congress.

• Lecture with journalist and U.S. Correspondent Karin Henriksson:
Settled in Washington, Henriksson is U.S. Correspondent for Swedish news paper Svenska Dagbladet and columnist in six regional newspapers. She is also contributor to the blog and author of several books on American politics. For full bio see (Swedish page).

Tuesday, November 8
• Briefing on the American Presidential Election by Ambassor of Sweden to the United States:
Exclusive briefing on the American Presidential Election by Ambassor Björn Lyrvall. From 2007 until taking up his current position in September 2013, Ambassador Björn Lyrvall was Director General for Political Affairs at Sweden’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Stockholm. For full bio see.

• Exclusive Election night party at House of Sweden:
Exclusive event hosted by the Swedish Embassy in the United States with only specially invited guests. Buffet dinner, refreshments and entertainment.

Wednesday, November 9
• Departure

Price: 35 000 SEK / per person

Please note that the price does not include travel expenses or accommodation, however we can offer favorable rates through Hotel Georgetown Inn and Tranås Travel Agency. There are a limited number of spots for the trip therefore, we recommend that you register as early as possible through Ann-Sofie Olsson at 0763-16 40 94. You can also email us at

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11:00 AM11:00

Doing Business in Iceland

Host: Robert Barber, U.S. Ambassador, Embassy of the United States Reykjavik, Iceland

Date, time, time zone: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 11:00 a.m.EDT (3:00 p.m. local)

Brief Description of Call: The U.S. Embassy in Reykjavik presents an opportunity for U.S. businesses of all sizes to learn about business and investment opportunities in Iceland. U.S. Ambassador Robert Barber and his economic & commercial team will be joined by U.S. investors, a local expert on investment opportunities in Iceland, and an Icelandic business that imports and markets U.S. products into Iceland. Presenters will discuss the opportunities, advantages and challenges of entering the Icelandic market.

Questions about the webinar or the Direct Line Program can be directed to:

Christopher Canellakis, Economic and Commercial Officer
Office of Commercial and Business Affairs
U.S. Department of State

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Nordic Privacy Arena
9:30 AM09:30

Nordic Privacy Arena

In May 2018, the new EU regulation on general data protection will enter into force. This regulation entails a complete reformation of all European data protection and opens for signi cant fees for those who do not adhere to it. Globally, we are also facing large challenges, such as the approval of Privacy Shield.

Speakers at this conference include Max Schrems, an Austrian privacy activist. Max Schrems has become known for his case in the CJEU, where he successfully challenged the rules on Safe Harbor, leading to large practical challenges for companies and authorities in connection with transfer of personal data to the US. Now, he is also challenging the rules on standard contractual clauses for transfer of personal data to countries outside the EU/EES. We will also hear from Peter Schaar, former German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, and lots of other thought leaders in the privacy sphere. 

Data protection and matters of privacy
are often handled as separate matters, but constitute a core question in innovation and digitalization.Whatever your industry eld, digitalization continues to revolutionize and data protection today is crucial for every form of operational and organizational development, and to ensure a competitive edge and growth.

During the past years, data protection has been highly debated in the EU. In the Nordic region, this debate has been less visible. 

Therefore, Forum för Dataskydd is launching the conference Nordic Privacy Arena to create a Nordic arena for data protection matters and wants to invite you to participate.

At this conference, we gather experts in the data protection eld, representatives from public authorities and leading international experts, to discuss the effect of the European data protection regulation on the operations of companies and public authorities.We are making Nordic data protection known! 

View the full program here



Register by lling out and sending the form on our website no later than Tuesday October 18. Registration is binding, but a participant can send someone else in his/her stead


Any questions can be directed to Sophia Geschwind or Berit Gustafsson by e-mail at or by phone at +46 (0)8 522 532 00. 

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TMF Sweden’s 10th anniversary celebration
6:00 PM18:00

TMF Sweden’s 10th anniversary celebration

Join TMF Group as they celebrate their 10th anniversary in Sweden at the elegant Strandvägen 7 building for what will be a fantastic night.

Renowned Swedish chef Christian Hellberg has created special menu, and will be our gastronomical tour guide through rich tastes from all continents where TMF Group operates.

Along with our global reach we have extensive local knowledge, and fittingly, microbrewery Fjäderholmarnas Bryggeri will be on hand to serve up local beers for all guests.

 RSVP by Friday, 7 October

If you have any questions, please get in touch with Natalia Aliabyeva.

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9:00 AM09:00

Maktens språk 2016 – Att skapa engagemang

Effektiv kommunikation handlar om att få människor att agera. Skickliga kommunikatörer inom näringslivet, politiken och organisationer har en sak gemensamt. Deras ambition sträcker sig längre än att få människor att förstå vad de vill säga.  De lyckas få oss att ändra vårt beteende.

Maktens Språk äger rum den 20 september i Stockholm och är en konferens där du får chansen att inspireras och lära av de bästa. Under konferensen 2015 hade vi bland annat Barack Obamas tidigare talskrivare Jon Favreau och Adam Price på scenen.

Under årets upplaga av Maktens Språk samlas inflytelserika kommunikatörer från både USA och Sverige. Vi kan lova en engagerande dag där du inte bara kommer att få lyssna utan också delta.


  • Roger Fisk – Barack Obamas kampanjstrateg som 2008 och 2012 mobiliserade miljontals frivilliga för att få USA:s första svarta president vald.
  • Jen Higgins – amerikansk HBTQ-aktivist som framgångsrikt kämpat för att vända den amerikanska opinion kring samkönat äktenskap. 
  • Alex Conant  kommunikationschefen till Marco Rubio – det republikanske hoppet som brast i möte med Trumps kampanjemaskineri
  • Fanna Ndow Norrby – författare till boken Svart Kvinna, aktuell som pristagare till Stora Kommunikatörspriset i kategorin Årets unga talang.
  • Lars-Johan Jarnheimer – marknads- och koncernchefen som tog Comviq och Tele2 från en liten utmanare till en dominerande spelare genom att förstå sina kunder. Idag styrelseordörande för IKEAs moderbolag Ingka Holding.
  • Tomas Carlsson – vd och koncernchef på Sweco, konsultföretaget som planerar och utformar framtidens samhällen och städer. Han vet hur man skapar engagemang när ett företag växer och i tider av förändring.

Evenemanget sker i samarbete med Hill+Knowlton och Washingtonseminariet.


  • The Trump Show, a Hit for Now, Faces a Test in the Fall – Om inte du tillhandahåller innehåll, kommer dina kritiker eller motståndare att göra det. Det har Donald Trump förstått, säger Alex Conant i artikeln "The Trump Show, a Hit for Now, Faces a Test in the Fall" publicerad på The New York Times webbplats. Alex Conant är en av talarna under "Maktens språk".
  • Stories that affect change – En bra historia, oavsett om den berättas i ett samtal eller via media, kommer att bidra till att någon går från att bara hålla med, till att faktiskt agera. Det säger Jen Higgins, en av talarna under "Maktens språk".
  • Kommunikationsbranschen måste börja spegla samhället – Det är hög tid för kommunikatörer att ta på sig de antirasistiska glasögonen och börja se kritiskt på sin organisation och dess kommunikation. Sveriges Kommunikatörer träffade Fanna Ndow Norrby, grundaren bakom SvartKvinna och aktuell med boken med samma namn.



Full price: 6900 SEK
AmCham Member Price: 5900

Group discounts:

  • 2 personer - 10 000 kr
  • 3, 4 eller 5 personer - 12 000/16 000/20 000 kr
  • 10 personer - 35 000 kr
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to Sep 13

American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) Conference

Registration is Now Open

The Role of Airports in the European Union and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Conference will be held Septemeber 11-13, 2016, at the Hilton Sofia Hotel in beautiful Sofia, Bulgaria. This conference is being organized by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), the International Association of Airport Executives (IAAE), and the U.S. Embassy–Sofia in collaboration with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and the Civil Aviation Administration and Ministry of Transport of Bulgaria.

Airport and aviation executives from Europe, the United States, the Middle East/North Africa and Asia will discuss important topics affecting international aviation in the United States and Europe in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the EU and the U.S. Conference attendees will have the opportunity to hear how others are handling current challenges and to discover new technical and funding solutions for safety, security, commercial air service, and infrastructure development.

Representatives from FAA, ICAO, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), and other aviation organizations will provide short presentations and lead interactive discussions. Participation is highly encouraged, as the intent of these sessions is to initiate greater collaboration in safety between all stakeholders going forward. Session topics will include passenger and cargo development, infrastructure planning and funding, commercial air service development, new concession trends, and security.

For more information and to register, click here.


Hotel Information
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Sofia Hotel, 1 Bulgaria Boulevard, Sofia, 1421, Bulgaria. Tel: +359-2-933-5000, Fax: +359-2-933-5111. All attendees will receive the special rate of €120.80 / 235 Bulgarian LEV/ $135 USD single or €140.80 / 275 Bulgarian LEV/ $160 USD double. Rate includes daily breakfast and taxes. Be sure to identify yourself as part of the AAAE conference to receive the conference rate. Please send all reservation requests to

The last day to receive this discounted rate is Thursday, August 25, 2016. Rooms may sell out before this date, so make your reservations early. Reservations made after this date only can be honored on a space-and-rate-available basis. Cancellations received within 48 hours of arrival date will be charged two nights’ stay.

Contact Information

Program Information
Greg Mamary 

Sponsorship Information
Spencer Dickerson 

Registration & Hotel Information
Natalie Fleet 

Press & Media Inquiries
Adam Snider 

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3:00 PM15:00

Innovation in health care – Lessons from the venturesome economy

More information and registration

The relentless development of new ideas, products, practices and services has transformed everyday life to a degree we scarcely could have imagined a decade ago. This transformation spans entirely new artifacts (such as scarily smart mobile phones), how we perform old tasks (such as checking into airplanes, paying tolls and taxes), and even the revival of defunct practices (such as pedaling around cities on rented bicycles).

Professor Amar Bhidé credits multiplayer venturesomeness for this dynamism: Innovation has become highly democratized and decentralized. And we take for granted that things will continue getting better, faster, and cheaper.

However, medical innovation may be lagging. Some advances have been dramatic, for instance with regards to HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C and minimally invasive surgery. But overall advances in health care have not had the same transformative impact on the common person’s life as, for example, information technology.

In his lecture, Professor Bhidé will contrast his earlier work on the venturesome economy with findings from his ongoing research on groundbreaking medical innovation. This contrast provides lessons on how to make life science and health care more innovative and venturesome.


Amar Bhidé... 
... is the Thomas Schmidheiny Professor of International Business at the Fletcher School, Tufts University. He has had previous positions at Columbia University and Harvard Business School. Professor Bhidé has been studying innovation and entrepreneurship for more than 25 years. He is a founding member of the Center for Capitalism and Society at Columbia University and edits the journal ”Capitalism and Society” together with nobel laurate Professor Edmund Phelps. Amar Bhidé is the author of ”A Call for Judgment: Sensible Finance for a Dynamic Economy” (Oxford University Press, 2010) and ”The Venturesome Economy: How Innovation Sustains Prosperity in a More Connected World” (Princeton University Press, 2008).

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6:00 PM18:00

TMF Sweden's summer reception

We had a great time at our reception at the Fotografiska back in January, and look forward to welcoming you again – this time in the beautiful Spegel Baren of Berns hotel.

Enjoy drinks and canapés while networking with TMF Sweden’s newest regional and local representatives as well as your industry peers.

We hope to see you on Thursday 9 June ahead of the much-anticipated summer break, and kindly request you RSVP by Friday 3 June.

If you have any questions, please get in touch with Natalia Aliabyeva.

Best regards,  
Michael Seligman
Managing Director / VD
TMF Sweden

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to Jun 8



Get ready to get rid of your ”svengelska” and undergo a total media makeover at our two day full- immersion course in presentation and media training in English. The Local and Crimson Clarke have teamed up to give you the tools you need to wow an international audience and tell your corporate story to even the most skeptical journalists in the US and the UK.

This unique course is designed for senior Swedish-speaking communications managers and corporate leaders who regularly interact with international media and other stakeholders and thus need to be confident in their English-language storytelling and messaging abilities.

This intensive and interactive bootcamp is being held at the beautiful country estate of Thoresta Herrgård outside Stockholm. During two full days, we will help you shed your nervousness when speaking English on camera, master the art of pitching to the global media, and better navigate the media landscape outside Sweden.


This year's Total Media Makeover Bootcamp is being led by three native English speaking instructors, all of whom are fully fluent in Swedish as well.

James Savage is co-founder and Managing Editor of the Local, where he leads the company’s Europe- wide team of journalists. A UK-trained journalist and graduate of the London School of Economics, James has appeared on media including the BBC, CNN, Sky News, and CBC as a commentator on Swedish and European affairs.

David Landes is Head of Commercial Content at The Local where he advises clients on how to create and frame messages for an international audience. A US-trained journalist, David served previously as editor of The Local Sweden and has made broadcast appearances on the BBC, al-Jazeera, NPR, CBS, France24, and Sky News.

Elizabeth Walentin is CEO of the Stockholm-based PR firm Crimson Clarke. As a presentation and media trainer, she has led courses and workshops for top management at many of Sweden’s largest companies. A native of the US, she appears frequently on SVT and SR as an expert on American politics.


DATE: June 7th from 9AM through June 8th at 4PM
COST: 19 600 SEK plus VAT, including the two day interactive bootcamp, luxurious accommtions and gourmet meals at a peaceful countryside retreat.
LOCATION: Thoresta Herrgård, just 30 minutes from Stockholm in Bro.
RSVP: Contact Elizabeth Walentin at Crimson Clarke (

Last day to register is April 22, 2016

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8:00 AM08:00





TID: KL. 08.30-09.30 - FRUKOST SERVERAS FRÅN 08.00

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to May 31

Offer Extended to May 31: United Airlines: Complimentary United Club Lounge Passes

Book direct flights from Stockholm to New York/Newark on United Airlines before May 31, 2016 for travel between May 6 – September 7, 2016, and receive complimentary one-time access to the United Club lounge for the first 100 customers.

After your reservation is made, please send your e-ticket number(s) to and you will receive your one-time pass.

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