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Swiss Pre-Christmas Event

On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, the Swiss Canadian Chamber of Commerce held a “Pre-Christmas Reception & Fundraiser Event” downtown.  

Vince Sciamanna is setting up the official event panel.

The event included a panel discussion with Swiss-NHL stars from the Vancouver Canucks and the Nashville Predators.  

Vince, the President of the Swiss Chamber invited the guests to join him.

Vince Sciamanna introduces the panel

Joey Kenward – the Canucks host on Sportsnet 650 – hosted the panel discussion and the audience was then encouraged to ask questions.

The stars included Sven Baertschi from the Vancouver Canucks, as well as Roman Josi, Kevin Fiala and Yannick Weber from the Nashville Predators.

The General Consul of Switzerland, Pascal Bornoz, says a few words…

The Swiss Canadian Chamber of Commerce Member Markus Bill, Board Member Fabian Lemann and Joey Kenward, but most of all Marco Urfer, helped to organize the NHL event.

The organizers, Marco Urfer, Markus Bill & Fabian Lemann are standing in the back row.

Sponsors included the KPMG who provided the venue, and many other sponsors and bidders who made the Silent Auction a success.

Consul General of Switzerland in Vancouver, Pascal Bornoz and his wife Elena, as well as Vince Sciamanna were all in attendance.  

From the Left: Beatrice Schreiber, Consul General Pascal Bornoz, Elana Bornoz,
Elisabeth Wagorn, Emmanuel Jordan, Sebastian Jordan

Also 5 members of the German Canadian Business Association accepted the invitation to attend, including Beatrice Schreiber, the President, Claudia Liebrecht, one of the membership directors, and Elke Porter, the secretary.

Beatrice, Oliver (Whitecaps), Claudia, Heiko, Elke
Beatrice Schreiber, Sven Baertschi, Emmanuel & Sebastien Jordan

About the Swiss Chamber

The vision of the SCCC is it to build business and networking opportunities between Switzerland and Western Canada. We facilitate businesses and individuals to discover unique and innovative business opportunities, establish valuable business connections and to host networking events. https://www.swisscanadianchamber.com

Roman Josi with Marco Urfer from the Swiss Canadian Chamber of Commerce

About the German Canadian Business Association

We promote cultural, business & professional interests in the German-speaking Community.

The objectives of our Association are to establish, maintain and conduct a business and professional association for the accommodation, recreation and convenience of the members of the Association and to promote their cultural, business and professional interests. We also want to further good relations amongst the German-speaking population of Canada and between it and the public at large. Finally, we establish and support or aid in the establishment and support of association, institutions, funds and conveniences calculated to benefit residents of British Columbia. www.germancanadianbusiness.com

Sven Baertschi (Canucks) with Elke (GCBA)
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