March 6th:TTIP Evening Reception with EU Trade Commissioner

Commissioner Karel De Gucht heads the European Union’s Trade Agency and as the EU’s Chief Negotiator is leading negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership with the US Government. He is visiting Atlanta to promote the TTIP and raise awareness of its possible benefi ts to the Georgia and Southern US economy. Commissioner De Gucht was previously…

March 5th: Happy Hour together with DACC

The tradition continues.. Come and join us for an informal Happy Hour together with our Nordic neighbor, Danish-American Chamber of Commerce. Food and drinks are at your own expense but special arrangement with Fado’s allows us to purchase selected appetizers for $4 before 8pm. We hope to see you there!

March 10: Keys to Georgia’s Employment Future

New jobs stimulate economic growth, but in an uncertain economy, where will they come from?  And how does Georgia stack up with other states? Join us for an exciting discussion on job creation in Georgia, featuring perspectives from both ends of the spectrum: entrepreneurship and corporate recruitment/retention. Meet representatives from Georgia Tech Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and Georgia Power Economic Development to hear how…

December 14th: SACC-Georgia Annual Lucia Gala 2013

Renowned singer Emily Samson Tepe (aka IVA) performed at The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce – Georgia’s 28th Annual Lucia Gala The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, Georgia held its 28th annual Lucia Gala on Saturday, December 14, at the Biltmore Ballroom in Midtown Atlanta. The signature event for the Swedish community, the gala celebrates the ancient tradition of Saint Lucia. The custom originates from Syracuse, Italy, where Saint Lucia was martyred in 304 A.D….

September 27th: SACC-Georgia & SWEA Women’s Networking Speaker Series

On the morning of September 27th, SACC-Georgia held their very first Women’s Networking event together with SWEA Atlanta at the office of Elekta, Inc. located by the Perimeter. The event started with a breakfast buffet along with some time to mingle and network. This was then followed by everyone taking their seats to listen to Swedish-American speaker Linda Schultz. Linda gave an inspiring seminar…

August 22nd: Global Connect III

On August 22nd Global Connect had their award winning, international business networking event at 200 Peachtree in downtown Atlanta. The goal of the event was to focus on how Atlanta can grow both locally and on an International level. Atlanta is fast becoming a Global hub with many companies opening regional offices here and also growing…

September 14th: SACC-Georgia Crawfish Party

On Saturday, September 14th, SACC-Georgia hosted a traditional Swedish Crawfish party in Mason Mill Park, Decatur. The evening consisted of soothing weather, a crawfish buffet, snaps singing and a joyful atmosphere! Later during the evening, guests were entertained with activities such as Kubb and Cornhole. We would first like to thank all of our guests for their attendance and…

June 9th: SACC-Georgia’s Midsummer Celebration

On Sunday the 9th of June SACC-Georgia organized a traditional Swedish Midsummer celebration at Heritage, Sandy Springs. We would like to give our warmest thank you to the almost 60 guests attending the event. We would also like to thank our sponsors IKEA, Kopparberg Cider, Nordisk Import, Heritage Sandy Springs, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Elekta and PartnerTech,…

February 20th: SACC-Georgia thanks Jacob Wallenberg for a successful Speaker Series event

On February 20th SACC-Georgia and the Metro Atlanta Chamber hosted a Speaker Series event together with Jacob Wallenberg. He spoke about a very relevant topic: “Sweden and the US in the global economy, challenges and opportunities in the light of the euro crisis”.  Jacob Wallenberg is the Chairman of the Board of Investor AB and Vice-Chairman of SEB,…