Stockholm Chamber of Commerce - World Trade Day 2015

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World Trade Day 2015

How can Stockholm advance to one of Europe’s top financial centres and become one of the leading financial hubs? The World Trade Day aims at identifying challenges and opportunities to this end.

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel will be guests of honour.

Programme 14.00-17.00
Moderator: Ms Anna Felländer, Chief Economist, Swedbank

Ms. Maria Rankka, CEO Stockholm Chamber of Commerce

The policy framework for improving Sweden’s position in finance 
Mr. Per Bolund,  Minister for Financial Markets 

Let’s make Stockholm a top financial centre! 
Mr. Jan Olsson, CEO, Deutsche Bank Nordic Region 
Mr. Magnus Billing, Senior Vice President, Nasdaq OMX
Mr. Eirik Winter, Chairman, Nordic countries Citigroup Global Markets
Mr. Lars Strannegård, President, Stockholm School of Economics 
Ms. Elisabeth Thand Ringqvist, Chairman, Swedish Private Equity & Venture Capital Association

The Export Hermes Price Award Ceremony by H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria

15.30 Coffee

The company perspective: What impact would a financially strong capital of Sweden have? 
Ms. Elin Frendberg, CEO, Swedish Fashion Council, Mr. Christopher Engman, CEO, Vendemore, Ms. Sofie Lundström, CEO, Toborrow 

Concluding remarks: How can the financial sector expand, support job creation and spur economic growth in Sweden? 
Ms. Maria Rankka, CEO, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce 

17.00 Drinks and networking reception

Throughout history, a well-functioning financial sector has contributed to cities’ and countries’ success in international trade. The sector provides the business community with capital and contributes to innovation and growth. Stockholm is ranked as the leading Nordic financial centre with strengths in the areas of entrepreneurship, innovation, technology and venture capital. The city is characterized by a strong headquartered economy surrounded by a well-developed ecosystem of qualified business service.

The World Trade Day is organized by the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, the International Chamber of Commerce and the Swedish Association of Agents.