Fondue Night + Silent Auction 2024 Recap

Fondue Night + Silent Auction 2024 Recap

    Amidst the twinkling lights and festive atmosphere, the Swiss Canadian Chamber of Commerce welcomed around 60 members and friends to a memorable evening at the Swiss Canadian Mountain Range Association. The Fondue Night + Silent Auction is our first combined event that sets the stage for an exciting […]

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Welcome to swissFineLine, our new business member. Portrait of Céline Bieri, in the family business for over 11 years.

Welcome to swissFineLine, our new business member. Portrait of Céline Bieri, in the family business for over 11 years.

“Transparency in its most beautiful form.” Frameless premium sliding windows from swissFineLine enable visionary architectural design. Seamless transitions between indoor and outdoor areas create a sense of infinite space that is light, airy and atmospheric.We interviewed Céline Bieri, the Marketing Manager of swissFineLine, our new business member. Can you please present […]

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Fondue Night 2023

Fondue Night 2023

The Swiss and cheese is a love story that does not end when you move abroad. So it’s no surprise that the annual Fondue Night hosted by the Swiss Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the Swiss Canadian Mountain Range Association was a huge success. More than 80 people came together to share their love of one of the most popular Swiss dishes – the fondue.  The tastefully decorated chalet created a cozy atmosphere and made each and every Swiss expat feel as if they were at home in the Swiss Alps.

VIP Meet & Greet with the Swiss Athletes – FIS Nordic Junior / U 23 World Ski Championship

VIP Meet & Greet with the Swiss Athletes – FIS Nordic Junior / U 23 World Ski Championship

From January 27 to February 5, 2023, the FIS Nordic Junior/U23 World Ski Championships took place at Whistler Olympic Park. More than 530 athletes from 38 countries competed for the World Champion titles in Cross-Country Skiing, Ski Jumping, and Nordic Combined. Switzerland was also represented in Whistler and the Consulate General of Switzerland in Vancouver and the SCCC decided to use this great opportunity to organize a VIP Meet & Greet with the Swiss athletes on Saturday, January 28, 2023, in the VIP area hosted by Nordiq Canada.

Christmas Reception & Silent Auction 2022

Christmas Reception & Silent Auction 2022

To end the year on a festive note, the Swiss Canadian Chamber of Commerce (SCCC) was pleased to once again host the annual Christmas reception with the closing of the online silent auction. Despite the snowstorm, about 70 SCCC members, friends and donors made their way to downtown Vancouver for a lovely evening of delicious appetizers, good conversations, networking and lots of bidding on one of the great silent auction items.

The Congress of the Swiss Abroad in the spirit of democracy

The Congress of the Swiss Abroad in the spirit of democracy

Interesting speeches, networking, sharing experiences about life abroad and exploring beautiful and sunny Lugano. That’s how the Congress of the Swiss Abroad from 19 to 21 August 2022 can be summed up in a few words. The two SCCC board members Johann Roduit and Thomas Arn attended the congress in Lugano and share their experiences and insights with us.

Quality Coffee Systems opens new JURA Hospitality Centre in Burnaby

Quality Coffee Systems opens new JURA Hospitality Centre in Burnaby

Our business member Quality Coffee Systems (QCS) has officially opened the latest JURA Canada Hospitality centre. It is the 37th Hospitality Centre for the Swiss company JURA. This important milestone was celebrated with a grand opening event on 29 August 2022, where the guests were able to visit the new Hospitality Centre and get first-hand insights into JURA’s latest product innovations. 

#OneLessWorry with our new business member Innovation Networks

#OneLessWorry with our new business member Innovation Networks

Convenient, worry-free, and customized for your demands. This is our new business member Innovation Networks explained in a few keywords. Put simply, they empower your business by managing your technology. Since 1996, they service a wide range of businesses in British Columbia and throughout Canada. Their client list includes construction and manufacturing companies, government agencies, school board offices, accounting firms and many more.

Dive into the NFT universe with our new business member Nifty Royale

Dive into the NFT universe with our new business member Nifty Royale

NFTs have been all the rage in the art community and beyond and are becoming one of the next big thing in the digital world. They are allowing artists to make money the way they would with physical media. Our new business member Nifty Royale is a gamified NFT platform where you can collect artwork and participate in an on-chain NFT battle royale to win one-of-one NFTs from amazing artists! It is a global network with members from all around the world.

Whitecaps FC vs Chicago Fire FC networking event

Whitecaps FC vs Chicago Fire FC networking event

With one of Switzerland’s top soccer players coming to town for a game with his club Chicago Fire FC, the Swiss Canadian Chamber of Commerce couldn’t miss this fantastic opportunity to organize a special networking event for its members and friends. In partnership with Whitecaps FC, the SCCC organized a networking event on Saturday, July 23, 2022, featuring a pre-game Q&A session with Axel Schuster, CEO & Sporting Director, Whitecaps FC and Georg Heitz, Sporting Director, Chicago Fire FC. And yes, this one time it was allowed to cheer on the other team! Hopp, Xherdan!

Save the environment and costs one kitchen cabinet at a time with our business member Cabinet Painting Vancouver

Save the environment and costs one kitchen cabinet at a time with our business member Cabinet Painting Vancouver

Can you bring your kitchen into 2022 without any demolition, emptying a single cabinet, or waiting 2 months for your new kitchen? YES, this is possible – thanks to our new business member Cabinet Painting Vancouver. From start to finish, Cabinet Painting Vancouver has you (and your fabulous new kitchen) covered. 

Summer Night Reception 2022

Summer Night Reception 2022

On June 15, 2022, the Swiss Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the Consul General of Switzerland, Andreas Rufer, welcomed the members of the Swiss Canadian Chamber of Commerce and guests to the annual and much anticipated Summer Night Reception at the beautiful Residence of the Swiss Confederation in West Vancouver. It was great seeing many old and new faces of the SCCC coming together and having a great time.

Building Smart Digital Enterprises – Our new business member LMtec makes it possible

Building Smart Digital Enterprises – Our new business member LMtec makes it possible

Digital technology is transforming businesses large and small alike. Disruptive innovations are shifting the way companies work, market, and create products and services. Therefore, it is very important for businesses to take advantage of digital technology and to stay ahead of the competition. However, sometimes it is difficult as a company to take the next step. Where should you even start?  Our new business member LMtec can help and support your business every step of the way.