Meet us at the “Start a Business” fair

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Welcome to the biggest fair for entrepreneurs in the Nordic region – “Start a Business” or “Eget företag” in Älvsjö, Stockholm, November 8-10. Come and visit the booth and take the chance to ask us, a group of government agencies, any questions you may have about starting and running a business. You may also want to take the opportunity to attend a few of our free seminars!

New in Sweden and want to start a business?

On Friday the 9th of November, there will be a special focus on you who have recently moved to Sweden, been granted a residence permit and would like to start a business.

During all three days of the fair, you will be able to get guidance about things including how to:

  • Start a business in Sweden, based on your current situation.
  • Find free support and advice near you.
  • Choose your business form and register your company.
  • Manage taxes and VAT.
  • Do business with other countries – for example, importing goods to Sweden.
  • Use the digital services on

Click here to see our full seminar program and find out more about the fair

Register now for free entrance

It is free entrance to the fair if you register for a ticket. If you not register on beforehand, the entrance fee will be 200 SEK.

Register here and get your free ticket

The agencies that you can meet in the booth

The agencies that will be at the fair are: Arbetsförmedlingen (the Public Employment Service), Bolagsverket (the Companies Registration Office), Datainspektionen (the Swedish Data Protection Authority), Försäkringskassan (the Social Insurance Agency), Jordbruksverket (the Board of Agriculture), Kommerskollegium (the National Board of Trade), Livsmedelsverket (the Swedish National Food Agency), Myndigheten för samhällsskydd och beredskap (Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency), Patent- och registreringsverket (the Patent and Registration Office), Pensionsmyndigheten (the Pensions Agency), Skatteverket (the Tax Agency), Tillväxtverket (the Agency for Economic and Regional Growth) and Tullverket (Swedish Customs).

Responsible: Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth

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