Company Tour at Elanders

On Thursday October 20, 2016, The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce Georgia organized a company tour our corporate member, Swedish company Elanders, in Acworth. Stefan Danielsson, Director of Finance, Quality & Administration at Elanders USA, showed us through two of their impressive printing plants and warehouse facilities. The morning ended with a breakfast during which we enjoyed a…

Stockholm’s Bridge to Atlanta and the USA

SACC-Georgia visits Stockholm-based Corporate Member Kilpatrick Townsend Stockholm, October 5, 2016 Board Member Martin Koepenick, founder of Innova International, who also is Chairman of SACC-Georgia’s Marketing Committee, visited our Stockholm-based corporate member Kilpatrick Townsend, and was welcomed by associate Glenn Nyström and trainee Emilia Strömberg. Emilia just returned to Stockholm after spending 1 year in Atlanta, during which she completed a…

Time to register for SACC-Georgia’s 31st Annual Lucia Gala!

SACC-Georgia’s 31st Annual Lucia Gala The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce Georgia welcome you to register for our 31st Annual Lucia Gala in Atlanta on December 17, 2016! Read more about the event and RSVP now! Take the opportunity to sponsor one of the biggest cultural celebrations within the Swedish-American community in the Southeast! Contact our Business Development Coordinator Carl…

SACC-GA is looking for new interns! Are you up for the challenge?

Interested in International Business and Trade?  What about Business Administration in an international and dynamic environment? As an intern at The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce-Georgia you will get the opportunity to develop both professionally and personally. We are now looking for driven and hardworking individuals with a can-do mindset. You will need to be able to work independently…

Swedish Excellence Award

Swedish Excellence Award Do you know someone that has done something outstanding in Georgia?  They could be making our planet greener, our children healthier or our economy stronger! This award will be given to a person or company with Swedish connections that has made a tremendous impact within the Swedish-American Community and contributed to bettering our community! The award…

Serenbe Sustainability Event

On Thursday September 8, 2016, The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce Georgia organized a guided tour and lunch at fully sustainable, nature-based community development Serenbe, just outside of Atlanta, in Chattahoochee Hill Country. The founder, Steve Nygren, is of Swedish descent and was inspired by Scandinavian architecture and lifestyle when creating this unique eco-society. SWEA Atlanta were co-hosts….

Swedish Mobile Passport Station

The Swedish Mobile Passport Station is Coming To Atlanta! Date: Wednesday October 26 – Thursday October 27, 2016 Location: Elekta, 400 Perimeter Center Terrace, Atlanta, GA 30346   The Embassy of Sweden offers a special consular service by using a Mobile Passport Station that enables Swedish citizens to apply for regular passports at a number…

Thank you for attending Sweden Day 2016!

SACC-Georgia, The Consulate of Sweden in Atlanta and SWEA Atlanta would like to Thank You for your attendance at Sweden Day 2016! With roughly 160 attendees in the beautiful and historical Magnolia Hall in Piedmont Park, it turned out to be a sensational Swedish summer celebration in style, gathering a diverse group including members and friends of…

Interview with Sweden Day 2016 Honorary Guest: Björn Lyrvall, Ambassador of Sweden to the United States

Björn Lyrvall is Ambassador of Sweden to the United States. His previous diplomatic stations include Leningrad, Moscow and London. Prior to this current role, he served as Director General for Political Affairs at Sweden’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Stockholm. He has also been posted at Sweden’s Permanent Representation to the European Union in Brussels and worked alongside Sweden’s…