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News 2015

News 2015


EUMA Sweden Autumn Seminar 2015
"Your Core Genius"

Each year in the autumn EUMA Sweden arranges autumn seminars in three of our four regions, Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö. The program and the lecturer are the same at all three locations. This year’s theme was “Your Core Genius " and approximately 165 persons participated in total. This event is a cooperation with Nordic Choice that sponsor EUMA with not only a venue but also something light to eat at all locations.

Read more about the seminars (in English).

Welcome Compro Möten & Events!

Compro Möten&Event is the latest corporate member we welcome to our network.

Compro Möten & Event is a total supplier in the meeting industry. They offer booking help with both conferences and entertainment. But they also work with marketing of conferencevenues and hotels. 

Read more about them on their homepage www.compromotenevent.se or on our Corporate Members page.

Today we welcome yet a new Corporate Member

Our network is growing and so are our network of corporate members. Today we welcome Sheraton Stockholm Hotel to EUMA.

Sheraton Stockholm is located just around the corner from Stockholm Central station and has 465 guestrooms. Read more about their conference rooms and location on their homepage  www.sheratonstockholm.se or on our Corporate Members page.

Two new Corporate Members

We would like to welcome two new members to our network.

Påhlmans Handelsinstitut was founded 1881 and has run courses for commercial and industrial business needs for more than 100 years.

Ticketbiz is a Travel Management Company that delivers comprehensive solutions for business travel and meetings.

Read more on www.phi.se and www.ticketbiz.se or on our Corporate Members page.

New Corporate Member

Welcome to our new Corporate Member - INHOUSE

INHOUSE link the most talented staff with companies in Sweden in the fields of advertising, marketing, communication and information, as well as finance and business support. They also offer recruitment and various types of interim solutions.

INHOUSE offer all EUMA members a free meeting to try the tool DISC that Malin Dohlwitz-Strindlund showed on our autumn seminars. Please note this is a limited offer for 2015.

Read more on www.inhouse.se or on our Corporate Members page.

New Corporate Member

Welcome to our new Corporate Member - Stockholm Meeting Selection

Stockholm Meeting Selection(SMS) has eight hotels and conference and event facilities in the Stockholm area. Many of them close to Arlanda and Bromma airports. Several of them are old palaces or facilities nicely situated by the sea.

Read more on www.meetingselection.se or on our Corporate Members page.

Check out the results of our latest surveys!

On the EUMA Sweden members pages, you can find useful background information for our profession and also on how our managers see upon our role and our future.

EUMA Sweden Member Survey
The member survey conducted in 2014 by Lyyti is summarized in a presentation but you can also go directly into the results via links and make your own analysis in both from a EUMA Sweden perspective and for your own region.

Managers Survey
Every two years, a survey for our managers in cooperation with Företagsuniversitetet carried out. You can find the presentation of the 2015 survey on the members pages.

New Corporate Member

Welcome to our new Corporate Member - Best Western Hotels

Best Western Hotels was founded 1946 in USA and has always been a chain of privately owned hotels. Scandinavia got the first hotels in 1986. Today Best Western Hotels are one of the worlds largest hotel familes with more than 4000 hotels in more than 100 countries. Their uniqueness is found in each hotel's charm and local appeal. Best Western have over 80 independently owned hotels from the north to the south of Sweden.

Read more on http://www.bestwestern.se/ or on our Corporate Members page.

Deadline to register for this years annual EUMA conference is September 4th. A great line-up of speakers awaits the participants. Deputy European Chariman Chantal Sneijkers welcomes you all to Limassol 25 & 26 September.   For more info visit the conference site here.

Rewarding co-operation between EUMA and Corporate Member

“We only see advantages of being a Corporate member of EUMA Sweden” says Anneli Rydén at conference  booking company Svenska Möten, one of EUMA Sweden’s Corporate Members.

“We feel that EUMA is the right target group for us, giving us increased insight in and understanding for your role and by that better knowing how to act. One example is the workshop that we arranged in all four regions last year, which we felt was rewarding and fun.”

Read more on our Corporate Members page

”How does the Executive Assistant do it?” celebrates 1 year!

May 19, one year ago, some of our Swedish EUMA members started sharing their experiences and best tips. We also got a glimpse of their everyday workdays in the blog ”How does the Executive Assistant do it?" This is a blog in co-operation with Företagsuniversitetet.

Stefan Haglund, their CEO sends a big thank you to all bloggers in our Facebook group and a special recognition to Elena Aylott for coming up with the idea in the first place and to Ulrika Forsman for maintaining it today.

Read more about how it all started on Företagsuniversitets homepage.

Elena Aylott – en rockstjärna bland chefsassistenter

Företagsuniversitetet har publicerat en intressant och läsvärd artikel som handlar om Elena Aylotts resa från Executive Assistant till hennes nya roll som Director CEO Office and Internal Communications . Elena delar med sig av sina drivkrafter och bästa råd. Läs hela artikeln på företagsuniversitets hemsida.

Changing tracks

Life can really turn 180 degrees in one minute! That is what Cecilia Borghoff experienced when she got a phone call late one Friday night.

After having worked as an assistant for 22 years and having been happy with her career she felt she needed a change - and that is exactly what happened.

Read her story (in English),

Mia på Lundbergs - always one step ahead

Mia Frost, winner of Office Professional Award 2015, was portayed in "Norrköping växer" May 22. Read the article where she, among other things, describes her workdays and sparetime.

What is the Office Professional Award 2015? Read more about winners, jury and how to nominate here.

EUMA Seminar and AGM in Malmö May 8.

Ulrika Forsman at Ledarna has been kind to provide us with her personal view of the Annual Seminar in Malmö. Read her summary.

Image gallery, presentations, selfie slideshow and of course a Bollywood video can now be found on our members page. Please take some time to log in. It is really worth it.

New members of the EUMA Sweden National Board

From January 2015 Maria Cirillo replaces Elena Aylott as Deputy National Chairman of EUMA Sweden. At the same time Sofie Koark takes over as Convener of EUMA East, replacing Cecilia Borghoff.

We would like to thank Elena and Cecilia for their contributions to EUMA and wish Maria and Sofie welcome to the EUMA Sweden National Board.

Read more in the press release:
English version
Swedish version

Congratulations Mia and Pernilla!

On February 17 the Office Professional Award 2015 was handed out. Winner was Mia Frost, Lundbergs. Nominated were also Irene Bengtsson, COWI and Marie-Louise Strömberg, Orkla Food Sverige AB

In connection with this, the Upcoming Office Professional Award was also handed out to Pernilla Zirath, Skandia

Congratulations to all of you!

Read more.

Professional Development Groups

EUMA has been involved in the development of another education at Företagsuniversitetet – Professional Development Groups – where EUMA members are invited to participate at a very favourable price.

The training is based on development in groups, together with a top name within Swedish business

Corporate Member VIA Egencia awarded

VIA Egencia®, Travel Management Company that is part of Expedia Inc., had been elected the Best Travel Management Company in Sweden. The prize was handed out during the Business Travel Awards gala in Stockholm on February 10. Every year the Swedish Business Travel Association (SBTA) and Resegeometri hand out Business Travel Awards – Customers' Choice.

The award is handed out in ten different categories to the suppliers who get the highest score from customer companies and travellers in the survey Business Brands.

Read more (in Swedish)

Inspired by colleagues

EUMA European Chairman Else-Britt Lundgren gets inspired by colleagues who have the courage to find new ways to solve problems and are open to new ideas. She also reads a lot of articles on leadership, communication and IT to keep herself up to date as much as possible.

Read and get inspired yourself by the interview with Else-Britt on Executive Secretary magazine's homepage.

New Corporate Member

Welcome to our new Corporate Member - Radisson Blu Scandinavia!

Radisson Blu Scandinavia is situated in the heart of Gothenburg, opposite the Central Railway Station, close to entertainment and world-class restaurants. The airports are only 20 minutes away. This international hotel meets all demands – from small groups to big events.

Read more on http://www.radissonblu.se/hotell-goteborg or on our Corporate Members page.

How does the Executive Assistant do it?

EUMA has, in co-operation with Företagsuniversitetet, started the blog “How does the Executive Assistant do it?” Every week a EUMA member will be blogging, sharing practical tips and tricks and thoughts about the role as Executive Assistant.

Would you like to be a blogger for a week?
Take it as a challenge and a possibility to think about your role and you working day. You are the best at your job and it is worth to let the world know about it.
Blogging is great fun. And you can do it!
If you are interested - contact Ulrika Forsman.