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Mrs Gunilla Daintry and Mr Jan B Djerf leave their respective roles as Executive Director and President of SBAS.

The Swedish Business Association of Singapore’s (SBAS) completed Annual General Meeting 2017 brought forward quite dramatic changes. Three big news are hereby announced.

 When SBAS on 22 March SBAS held its 35th Annual General Meeting, which was well attended by its corporate members, one of the main items on the agenda was a proposal to transfer the association into a chamber, Swedish Chamber of Commerce Singapore (SwedCham). The members accepted the proposed change of name as well as the proposed draft Rules. Read the rest of this entry »

ScandBizBar invite pic 2017

Dear members of NBAS, SBAS, DABS and FBC,

We would like to welcome you to ScandBizBar Thursday 6 April at 6pm onwards. Join us for an informal evening with the Scandinavian community at conveniently located &Sons in China Square.

This networking event is open to all so please feel free to bring your colleagues and friends. There will be free finger food, happy hour all evening and a great atmosphere. We look forward to seeing you!

-Bring yourself & friends, or make some new ones –

The Swedish Business Association Singapore, SBAS, is a General Manager for a part time services assignment.

 SBAS’ main task is to support its member companies and in various ways promote their and Sweden’s relationship with Singapore.  SBAS also has the task to be the common voice for member companies, in discussions with Singapore authorities and organizations.  Many activities will be managed in close collaboration with the Swedish Embassy and Business Sweden. Read the rest of this entry »

Dear SBAS Members and Friends,

Following the Annual General Meeting on 22 March 2017, we are pleased to invite you to a dinner to meet Messrs Tan Kai Liang and Ramesh Selvaraj, Partners of Allen & Gledhill. They will cover the following topics during their presentation:

Contract Law – Dos and Don’ts & Employment Law – Updates/Cases

Allen & Gledhill is a full-service commercial law firm which provides legal services to a wide range of clients. It is currently one of the largest law firms in Singapore with over 300 lawyers. Read the rest of this entry »

Having spent two years in Singapore working for Golden Stena Weco with marketing and corporate events. Would like to take on new challenges. Currently looking into project management roles, event management, sales and marketing.




Due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to cancel the breakfast meeting on 9 March 2017. Please accept our apologies.

SBAS is proud to be a supporting partner of the Singapore Business Review´s International Business Award 2017.

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Nominate your company’s best project and be recognized at the 4th SBR International Business Awards.  

Nomination is open until 14 April 2017

Date of the event: Thu, 1 June 2017.

Venue: Conrad Centennial, Singapore.

Awards Overview:

In order to be eligible for nomination, a company has to have an office in Singapore but should not be headquartered in the Republic.

Projects will be eligible for nomination as long as these initiatives have significantly enhanced the company’s business in Singapore and Southeast Asia. A nominated project must have been completed within the last 24 months in order to be eligible for the award. Initiatives which have not been launched within the last 24 months can still be eligible as long as there are recent innovations or improvements in the project.

For inquiries, contact Julie Anne Nunez at and +65 3158 1386 ext 221

More information is available here

To submit a nomination, click here


Welcome to the world’s largest furniture retailer, IKEA.

What are the home-furnishing needs of the Southeast Asian consumers and how does IKEA connect with this fascinating market? What are the challenges and opportunities and how different are they from its domestic Swedish market? Mr. Malcolm Pruys – Sales Manager for IKEA Southeast Asia – has years of retail & sales experience in Taiwan, China and Australia. He will provide concrete insights on the expansion plans for IKEA in the emerging markets of SEA.

What does “övertag” means or how far does the Swedish efficiency drives the Logistics at IKEA into competitive advantages? Mr. Kurt Hanssen – Head of Retail Logistics, IKEA Southeast Asia – will share why IKEA remains an innovator and trendsetter in Supply Chain thanks to the typical IKEA-spirit of simplicity and efficiency. Furthermore, he will invite us for an exclusive tour at the IKEA in-store logistics.

Please join us for a joint breakfast meeting together with the Belgium Luxembourg Business Group for a visit “Behind the Scene @ IKEA Alexandra

Time: 07.45 – 10.00
Fee: S$45
including breakfast, refreshments and tour

This event is for SBAS members only

Register at by 7th February  If you pay by cheque, please make it payable to SBAS and present it at the breakfast.

You may also pay by internet banking to:
DBS Bank
8 Shenton Way, Singapore 068809
Account No: 001-016410-4
Bank Code 7171
Branch Code 001
Swift address: DBSSSGSG
Kindly note that cancellation is only possible until closing date and no-shows will be billed.

ScandBizBar 2017


We are looking forward to once again hook up with members from our three Nordic sister-organizations, including friends and guests, at the famous Italian Ristorante OSO, one of the best Italian gourmet restaurants in Singapore run by Stephane and his dedicated crew. As usual the first drink is free and should you like another drink there will be the usual happy hour prices for beer and wine.

Members are welcome to bring friends and business-partners for the event. So come and enjoy another cozy networking event, the last before the Christmas rush is setting in.

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