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…

Pictures from SACC-GA’s & WAC YL’s Young Professionals Happy Hour May 13, 2016!

Pictures from SACC-Georgia’s & The World Affairs Council of Atlanta Young Leaders Joint Social for Young Professionals under 40! We would like to thanks our co-hosts: the French American Chamber of Commerce – Atlanta (FACC-Atlanta), the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern US, the Netherlands American Chamber of Commerce SouthEastern United States, the Belgian American Chamber of…

Meet Ulrika, Sweden Day 2016 Performer!

Meet Ulrika Lindstrom, a multitalented, creative genius and brilliant Atlanta-based, up-and-coming popstar who will be performing live at Sweden Day 2016! We met with Ulrika and her team, Nick Chahwala and Charles Malone, to get to know her and their production company a bit better. Bravo Ocean Studios is a versatile Grammy-nominated production and songwriting team who…

Pictures from SACC-Georgia’s Annual Golf Tournament 2016!

We would like to thank all participating teams, players and companies for attending SACC-Georgia’s Annual Golf Tournament 2016! We hope you enjoyed the day at St Ives Club! It would not have been possible without our brilliant Golf Committee, consisting of Jonas Jarvholm, Mats-Ola Bydell and Jan Meijer. Special thanks to our Hole Sponsors: Arnall Golden Gregory & Autoglo, and…