Over 300 participants met with possible future business partners during the 21st edition of Entrepreneurial Days

September 26, 2011

Swedish American Chambers of Commerce would like to thank everyone involved in the 2011 annual Entrepreneurial Days conference, the 21st so far, for making it an interesting and rewarding success. The conference was held in the Swedish towns of Växjö and Karlskrona on September 14-16 and welcomed over 450 participants from all over the world to discuss transatlantic trade, sustainability and Telecom/IT.

Therese Lindé, President of the Swedish American Chambers of Commerce in theU.S., considers this year’s Entrepreneurial Days a great success.

“Being new at the SACC-USA since the New Year I have been one of the few who never been attending an Entrepreneurial Days conference before. I am truly delighted to learn in reality what a great transatlantic platform this is for so many; great speakers sharing their experiences in combination with the many matchmaking meetings and networking mingles going on before, under and after the conference program. Entrepreneurial Days really offer excellent opportunities for business expansion!”

As the Swedish American Chambers of Commerce aim to facilitate further trade and business between the countries we are very happy to announce that over 300 one-on-one business matchmaking sessions took place between the participants during the three days of conference. CEO of Swedish Environmental organization Cominvision, Linn Bekkevik, looking to expand and find partners in theU.S., visited E-days for the first time and was impressed by the Business Matchmaking sessions.

“The Business Matchmaking forum during Entrepreneurial Days, to be able to sit down and present, debate and discuss on partnering opportunities during an entire 30 min, is both unique and extremely rewarding. During my earlier conferences, I have never seen such an exclusive opportunity to meet and network.”

Find out more in upcoming articles about the conference highlights such as speaker Carl Bennet’s story about Getinge, Patricia Nelson’s insights on the political situation in the U.S.and the story of Qliktech, a Swedish IT tiger, headquartered in Radner,Pennsylvania. Also read about the winner of the Incubator Export Challenge, Xbrane Bioscience, and their prize, a trade mission in the United States.

We very much enjoyed meeting and networking with you and hope to see you at the next Entrepreneurial Days Conference.



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