Stockholms Handelskammare - Do Business: Opportunities in Portugal

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Evenemang / Do Business: Opportunities in Portugal

Do Business: Opportunities in Portugal

14 February
Brunnsgatan 2, Stockholm
International Trade
With investments from global leading companies, such as Google and Mercedes-Benz opening tech and digital hubs in Portugal, to unicorns like Farfetch and Outsystems, multiple government initiatives for start-ups, a highly qualified workforce and the confirmation of 10 more years of Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal shows its highest growth figures in over a decade.

PortugalÂŽs new outlook stands out because of its technological dimension. Having been the host of the worldÂŽs largest tech event, Web Summit, for three consecutive years, the growth of Lisbon has taken the city all the way into the 2017 Startup City Index, placing Lisbon the fourth best city in the world to start a business.

The 2017 Report from the Startup Europe Partnership states that the start-up ecosystem in Portugal is growing at a rate twice as fast as the European average, combined with a highly qualified workforce including many young university degrees in science and technology areas.

Why Portugal? Well-developed IT infrastructure, reasonable costs of facilities combined with high competence and proficient language skills, ease of doing business, a good quality of life and safety index and the geographical location – serving as a bridge from Europe to Africa and the Latin and South Americas. With currently over a hundred established Swedish companies in Portugal and a much higher number of Swedish companies doing business with Portugal - Sweden enjoys a strong reputation, associated with trust and stability.

Welcome to a breakfast seminar organised by The Stockholm Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Swedish-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce on the 14th of February focusing on this exciting market for Swedish companies. 

Confirmed speakers:

Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, Daniel Nutley, Head of Global Relationships

Business Sweden, Malin Backman, Project Manager

Swedish-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce, Elin Forzelius, Secretary General

AICEP Portugal Global, Carlos Moura, Trade & Investment Commissioner, Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland

SĂ©rvulo, Teresa Pala Schwalbach, Senior Associate

Bright Sunday, Niklas Engström, CEO

Millenium BCP, João Fezas Vital, Director Private Banking & João Branco, Director Corporate Banking

14 February
Brunnsgatan 2, Stockholm
Registration: 07:30

Price (excl VAT): , others: 600  Bli medlem nu
(Signing up is binding and a confirmation and a bill will be sent once you sign up. If you are unable to attend you can give your seat to someone else.)

Contact: Daniel Nutley

Sign up no later than: 8 February
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