SCCC News Archive











August 2008 - Updates

SCCC Montreal - Strategic alignment of our Chambers
SCCC Montreal Website

July 2008 - Updates

President's Message - July 24, 2008
Click Here for the President's Message

June 2008 - Updates

SCCC Communication of June 25, 2008

Strategic business development initiative for Alberta, British Columbia and Switzerland initiated by the Swiss Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

SCCC Brief Communication of June 2, 2008

May 2008 - Updates

- Board of Directors for 2008~2009: Click Here
- Photos from our April 29, 2008 AGM: Click Here

April 2008 - Updates

March 2008 - Updates

Contains Information on DIN2, Globe 2008 Swiss Pavilion and Metro Restaurant Cocktail Reception.
- Event Summary, SCCC Communication

Vancouver 2010 Olympics
- Volunteer for the 2010 Olympic Games!

SOE 2008 - Swiss Olympic Evening
- We are pleased to announce that the Feb., 24, 2008, informative Swiss Olympic evening, organized in cooperation with other Swiss organizations, the Consulate General of Switzerland and VANOC had a turn out of 300 people!

January 8, 2008 - DIN1 2008

The SCCC DIN1 2008 Evening organized by SCCC Director, Erich Amgwerd was an excellent success, with 18 different industries represented.

- DIN1 2008 Summary (PDF)

November 2007 - New Treasurer

SCCC appoints new Treasurer
- Mr. Darren Downs of Ernst & Young

August 9, 2007 - RCMP

The RCMP presented to our Board of Directors, and our special guests in the Government, Financial and Legal Sectors, techniques in Money Laundering Prevention and Detection. It was a most captivating and eye opening presentation.

July 28, 2007 - SND 2007

The Swiss National Day Celebration hosted by the SCMRA (Swiss Canadian Mountain Range Association) in partnership with the Swiss Society and SCCC proved to be a fun & social evening for all ages. Special thanks to Elizabeth Staub, SCCC Member for coordinating the event from our side.

July 12, 2007 - SNR 2007

The Summer Night Reception at the residence of the Swiss Consul General was a great success, with weather on our side, and an excellent turn-out with generous sponsors & bidding.

Click HERE to view Photos & Sponsors

June 11, 2007 - New President's Message

Read what the future of the SCCC has in store for its Members!
President's Message

May 31, 2007 - SBC 2007

The SCCC wishes to thank Borden Ladner Gervais LLP for hosting the Swiss Business Cocktail 2007, and Sean Muggah, SCCC Director for organizing and coordinating the extremely successful Networking Event.

April 25, 2007 - CBE 2007

The SCCC wishes to thank the Executive Director, Erich Amgwerd for organizing the CBE 2007 (Career Boosting Event), as well as the Hosts and SCCC Directors who were involved in making this event a great success.

March 29, 2007 - AGM / New President Elected

The Swiss Canadian Chamber of Commerce (B.C.) Inc. is pleased to announce the election of Mr. Thomas Amgwerd, as President. Thomas already has served on the SCCC board of directors for over 10 years, 2 thereof as its President in 1995 and 1996.

Feb 8, 2007 - Swiss Banking Series

SCCC Mini Series - Swiss Banking System was a hit! The venue was completely sold out with Mr. Wolfgang Harder of UBS presenting on domestic banking and Mr. Thomas Amgwerd of Bank Vontobel AG covering international banking.

Feb 1, 2007 - New Executive Director

The Swiss Canadian Chamber of Commerce (B.C.) Inc. appoints a new Executive Director, Erich Amgwerd, who has relocated to Vancouver after having spent the last decade working in various locations in Europe, Asia and North America.

Jan 25, 2007 - Ambassador Luncheon

It was a pleasure welcoming His Excellency, Dr. Werner Baumann at the SCCC Swiss Ambassador Luncheon Event. Dr. Baumann is the Ambassador of Switzerland to Canada.

Swiss Canadian Chamber of Commerce (B.C.) Inc.
Vancouver & Calgary, Canada
Building business links between Switzerland, British Columbia and Alberta