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Monthly Newsletter- February

We are excited to announce the addition of Adrian Millen, Vice-chairman & Vice President Sr. Business Development Officer International Banking Group, Bank of the West, and Klas Berghede, Director of Production and Innovation, The Boldt Company, to the Board of Directors. With their knowledge, experience, and energy, we know that they will greatly contribute to our organization. February…


SACC Welcomes New Board Members

As of January 16th, we have two new members on the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors. We are pleased to introduce Adrian Millén and Klas Berghede. Adrian Millén is now Vice-Chairman on our Board of Directors. He is also Vice President and Senior Business Development Officer at Bank of the West where he…


Armstrong Film helps startups start up

It has been proven over and over again that video is the most effective medium to influence consumers. It has the ability to bring life to a product, to create emotions, to clarify complexity, and to form a connection to the customer. This is something our Small Business Partner, Armstrong Film, is well aware of….


Meet Linnea, Axel and Isabelle

Three talented young professionals have just arrived from Sweden to join our team at the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in San Francisco & Silicon Valley. We are grateful for the opportunity to learn from them, and at the same give them the chance to kick start their careers. They have introduced themselves below, hopefully, you will…


iDefendo helps users prove what is true

Are you struggling with protecting your intellectual property rights without stifling creativity? The Swedish American Chamber of Commerce’s new partner iDefendo provides a service that helps intellectual property-intensive businesses to prove the ownership of their content. Through their services iDefendo Vault and iDefendo Transfer, you can store and send files securely and with extensive logging. “Our…


Happy Holidays & A Happy New Year!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and behalf of the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, we want to thank you for a successful and fun 2018! This year, we have hosted 25 events and a number of business delegations, within everything from culture and sports to law and business. Without you, none of them would have been possible! We…


Successful Christmas Luncheon 2018!

Over a hundred guests enjoyed beautiful songs from Zaida Singers, Glögg and wine from Sjoeblom Winery, Good Idea drinks, Christmas buffet by Chef Pelle, The Swedish church Lucia Choir and amazing prizes from the Christmas Tree Raffle and Silent Auction. See some of the pictures below. Thanks to our amazing photographer Camilla Ekenheim!


SACC-SF/SV celebrates 70 years

The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in San Francisco/Silicon Valley was founded in 1948 so we are celebrating our 70-year-anniversary this year. However, the history of trade and business relations between Sweden and the United States dates much further back than that. Sweden was, in fact, the first neutral country in the world to recognize the United…


BTR helps businesses succeed in Sweden

Being one of the fastest growing companies in Sweden this year, BTR Accounting and Payroll Services is now expanding its services to San Francisco & Silicon Valley. The company offers Bay Area-based companies a smooth process to enter the Swedish market. “If you choose BTR you get a proactive, personal and professional partner who delivers…


SACC-SF/SV goes to South Bay!

Dear Members and Partners, You have asked and we have listened. One of the most common questions we get is whether we can arrange more events south of San Francisco. Yes we can! All our upcoming events before Christmas will be in the South Bay. Don’t miss the Swedish Heritage Night in San Jose, the Networking After Work in Los Gatos…