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Hunting for global talent – the case for Stockholm

21 februari 2024

Norra Latin, Drottninggatan 71B, 111 36 Stockholm

Accelerating growth by attracting global competence.

About the event

It’s a global issue, and it’s a cross-sector issue. The post-pandemic world led to a relentless churn in labour markets, and talent changing career paths, leaving empty seats to be filled across the globe. Businesses were faced with both growing and developing domestic talent, as well as importing from overseas. This created huge challenges for business leaders, driving towards a global hunt for much sought-after talent, skills and competence. Get it right and both employees and employers reap heady rewards. Get it wrong and you’re left behind.

As part of this global hunt for talent (and its many rewards), the attraction of the city has never played a greater role than right now. Talent can go wherever they want. But, what is the attraction of Stockholm, and how do we make the best case for the city?

Join us, as we discuss:

This event is a collaboration between the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and the Stockholm International School.


18.00–19.00 Seminar and discussion
19.00–20.30 Drinks and refreshments, the opportunity to tour Norra Latin school


Anna Kinberg Batra, Governor, Stockholm County Administrative Board
Gustav Hemming, Klimat-, infrastruktur- och skärgårdsregionråd (C), Region Stockholm
María Isabel León, Director, Stockholm International School
Judith Gough, British Ambassador to Sweden
Gulfem Toygar, Country Manager, Amazon Sweden
Staffan Ingvarsson, CEO, Stockholm Business Region

The seminar will be held in English and moderated by Peter Sandberg, Chief Growth Officer at the Stockholm Chamber of Commerse.

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