Meet Brittany Chang, our new board member in Dallas

Could you tell us a bit about your background? I attended the University of California, Irvine to get my Bachelor’s degree in Education Sciences with a specialization in Children’s Learning and Development. While completing my undergraduate degree, I worked as an Applied Behavior Analyst and Board-Certified Autism Technician to provide […]

SACC USA Business Survey Results

Check out the results of the first ever SACC USA Business Survey to see how Swedes across the country felt about the US economy and the US general election in September 2020 SACC-USA-Business-Survey-no-1-2020 Summary: 57 percent of the responders thinks that Joe Biden will win the presidential election 2020 51 […]

Greetings from Hans Cederlund, President SACC Texas

Dear SACC Texas Friends! We are certainly living in turbulent times. Already on the other side of the election, we do know that this kind of political uncertainty is not ideal for business development. However, Sweden is well positioned, sins Swedish businesses have so much to offer the United States. […]

Welcome Charlotte Danielsson, new board member for SACC Dallas!

Charlotte Danielsson has many years of experience working as an Attorney in Silicon Valley working with tech companies from all over the US and the world. No doubt she will be a great asset to SACC Texas and the Dallas board.   Tell us a bit about yourself? I’ve been […]

Greetings from Patrik Melander, Chairman SACC Texas

Dear SACC friends,   I hope that this newsletter finds you all safe and in good health. I also hope that you have had a fantastic summer and stay- or vacation, despite the pandemic. As for me, I have had a wonderful summer in Sweden, with few friends and my […]

Welcome Johanna Evertson, new board member for SACC Dallas!

Coming out of Lidköping, Sweden, Johanna Evertson is a new board member for SACC Dallas. In her work for SACC Dallas, Johanna will focus on members and membership, making SACC Dallas a valuable partner for all members.   Who are you, and how come you ended up here in Dallas? […]

Greetings from Henrik Johansson, Chairman SACC Austin

Dear SACC friends,   I hope you and your loved one are staying safe and sound.  It’s only been a few months since Covid-19 changed our world forever, and already it’s starting to feel repetitive to talk about “unprecedented and challenging times”. It seems as TV commercials that used to […]

Welcome Elvira Makk Frid, new intern for SACC Texas!

Elvira Makk Frid just recently joined SACC Texas as a Event Marketing & Member Relations Intern. She is based in Houston and will help SACC Texas with member relations and event management. Could you tell us a bit about yourself? “I was born in Stockholm, Sweden, but moved to the […]

Greetings from Jonas Dahlstrom, Chairman SACC TX – Houston

Dear SACC Friends, I hope this newsletter finds you all safe and healthy. It is amazing how fast time is flying given the current circumstances, and we have already reached the midpoint of 2020. Initially, Texas was doing relatively well in terms of Covid-19 cases; however, due to the recent […]

Read the latest update on 2020 SACC membership dues

Dear SACC Texas member, Our inability to arrange in-person events makes you as a paying member even more important for a nonprofit organization like SACC Texas, simply because member fees are now our only source of income. With events no longer taking place face-to-face we are fully dependent on membership […]

SACC Texas Board Member André Persson writes in Svenska Dagbladet

SACC Texas board member, André Persson, writes in the Swedish morning newspaper Svenska Dagbladet, about the strip club Bucks Wild’s desire to be considered a restaurant in order to open up its operations a little earlier. An English translation is provided below. Fully dressed strippers as US open up after […]

“Quarantini” – a new interactive event appreciated by many

On May 20, SACC Dallas held its first interactive “Quarantini” event. The topic was the telecom industry in the shadow of the pandemic, initiated by board member Patrik Löwenborg. Inspired by the success, Patrik will now arrange more quarantinis and he is now happy to receive suggestions on new themes. […]

Online meetings replaced physical events for SACC Texas

For Patrik Melander, it has been a hectic spring with changed plans and a total turnaround of the event program. With Covid-19 everything had to be changed. But Patrik is cautiously optimistic and believes in a comeback for the physical event after the summer. But until then, SACC Texas can […]

Greetings from Hans Cederlund, Chairman SACC Texas

Dear SACC Texas member, In these unprecedented times with Covid-19 we are all facing new challenges. The SACC network is in no way exempt, on a national, or regional level. Our work focuses on facilitating business between members as well as between Sweden and the U.S. through networking opportunities at […]

1080 Motion – Delivering Swedish Sports Science to the Global Stage

The following article was copied from the SACC-USA website. The original article may be found here. Attacking the final hurdle of the 400m finals at the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha, American track athlete Dalilah Muhammad had only one hope for holding off her upstart challenger: to win, she […]

Update regarding COVID-19

Dear SACC Texas friends, Because we care about your safety, we have decided to put all our events on hold for 30 days, effective March 13. See the list of impacted events below. We are closely monitoring the situation and will be back with more information. Until then, stay safe […]

Meet Christina Thoerngren, new board member for SACC-Dallas

Christina Thoerngren is the new Vice Chair Woman and Secretary for SACC Texas, Dallas Christina has a background as a Lawyer in Stockholm, Sweden, and she moved here to Dallas earlier this year with her two children and husband, who work at Ericsson.   Welcome to Dallas, Christina Thoerngren! Could […]

Want to be our next SACC Dallas Secretary of the Board?

The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce (SACC) in Dallas-Fort Worth is looking for a proactive and organized Secretary of the Board. SACC-Dallas is part of the statewide business network SACC Texas, with local chapters in Austin, Dallas and Houston. It is a membership-based, not-for-profit organization, with around 150 individual and company […]

SACC-TX is seeking a Website Management & Communications Board Member

Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce (SACC)-Texas is looking for a Communications & Website Management Board Member to join one of our SACC Texas local chapters´, Austin, Dallas or Houston, as soon as possible. YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE OF •Mainly webpage (WordPress) editing, maintaining and updating. •Help keeping SACC-Texas´s social media channels […]

SACC-Texas welcomes Monkey Sports as a Business member

Dallas, Texas:  Emanuel Naaman, we are very glad to have Monkey Sports Inc. as our newest Business Member of Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce (SACC)– Texas. Please tell us the story of Monkey Sports, what is your business?             – The company started in a small pro shop in Costa Mesa, California. […]

America welcomes Happy Ears!

We’re happy to announce the launch of Happy Ears to the US market. During last year’s SXSW our Austin chamber worked closely together with Happy Ears and other Swedish companies in an effort to help forward their cross Atlantic initiatives. Although we were not involved in this particular achievement, will […]

SACC-USA Trainee Program

  Through SACC-USA, SACC-Texas is pleased to offer the SACC-USA Trainee Program. The SACC-USA Trainee Program provides U.S. companies with highly qualified trainees from Sweden. Consider this a cost-efficient way of accessing Swedish talent and technology while adding some cultural diversity to your office. For the trainees, a training program […]

Meet Business member Ostrom Brands. Special offer to SACC members!

Fredrik, can you tell us about yourself and how you ended up in Dallas? My background is 15+ years’ experience of international sales and marketing, supporting brands developing OEM and Private label accessory solutions for a wide range of technology products within Telecom, IT, Health and CE industry as well […]

Meet SACC-Austin’s New Trainee Mollie Silverhjelm

We would like to welcome our latest hire to the Chamber, Mollie Silverhjelm. She has since the beginning of the year been working with strategic communications, marketing and events in Austin. Mollie has a Bachelor’s degree in Media and Communication Science from Stockholm University as well as additional targeted marketing […]