Chimney has been nominated for Sweden’s 2018 “Export Prize for Cultural and Creative Industries”, a prestigious award established by the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs to recognize exceptional cultural/creative companies in Sweden that have made an impact around the world.

The winner will be announced at a special ceremony by Sweden’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Anna Hallberg on October 2.

“We’re thrilled to have been nominated for an award that recognizes the best that Sweden has to offer,” Group CEO Henric Larsson said. “For over 20 years, Chimney has worked on positioning itself as a key player in the industry. Exporting the amazing talent we have here in Sweden has happened organically over the years.

Today, we have 13 offices around the world, from Los Angeles to Sydney, and our wide array of projects extend to dozens of markets. Throughout everything we do, we embody what we see as the Swedish values of humility, hard work and dedication.”

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