Pictures from SACC Summit 2014 – October 2nd & 3rd

SACC Summit 2014 SACC-USA held its annual SACC Summit 2014 on October 2nd-3rd. Participants had the opportunity to meet other Regional Chambers to discuss and outline the future of the SACC-network. With a program including speakers such as the Ambassador of Sweden, H.E. Björn Lyrvall, Minister for Trade Ewa Björling, and Keynote speaker Peter Carlsson, VP…

The Swedish Excellence Award

The Swedish Excellence Award SACC-GA is calling for nominations for its first annual Swedish Excellence Award!  This award will be given to a person or company with Swedish connections that has bettered our community.  Do you know someone that has done something outstanding in Atlanta or Georgia?  They could be making our planet greener, our children healthier or our economy…

TTIP Conference & Member Exclusive Lunch Seminar

On Wednesday September 10th, SACC-Georgia co organized a conference on the topic TTIP together with Metro Atlanta Chamber, the German American Chamber of Commerce, the Transatlantic Business Council and Emory University School of Law. The breakfast conference was held in Emory University’s facilities in Atlanta with around 170 guests registered to the event. Speakers and…

Jobs and Economic Growth for Atlanta, September 10th

Jobs and Economic Growth for Atlanta: How the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will help. Increase your knowledge and understanding of the importance of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and how it can enhance economic growth in Atlanta. The conference will begin with a networking breakfast and keynote address, followed by two…

Member Exclusive Lunch Seminar, September 10th

  SACC-Georgia invites its members to a post TTIP-conference Lunch Seminar at City Club of Buckhead. Meet Andreas von Uexkull, Minister Counselor of Trade and Economic Affairs at the Embassy of Sweden in Washington, D.C. Take this unique opportunity to firsthand learn more about the direct impacts of TTIP for Sweden – US. The event is free of charge, includes catered lunch,…

SACC-Georgia seeks new Business Development Trainee

Business Development Trainee to SACC-Georgia   Are you interested in International Business and Trade?  What about Business Administration in an international environment?  If so, apply for an Internship at the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in Georgia! The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, Georgia offers a position as a Business Development Trainee. This is a position filled…

Riksdagsvalet 2014 – General election to the Swedish Parliament 2014

A little less than a month from now, on September 14th, it’s time for the next general election to the Parliament in Sweden. Everyone, 18 and older, has the right to vote, and are encouraged to do so. Swedes living abroad can vote too! Some places in the US have a given location where you can vote,…

What is TTIP?

The last couple of months, there have been a lot of buzz around TTIP (the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership). SACC-Georgia is highlighting the important topic by having two TTIP related events in the upcoming month of September. Reason being, TTIP aims to remove trade barriers in a wide range of economic sectors to make it…