SACC-MN Newsletter









The Power of Immigrant Stories
Wednesday, March 12th, 2014: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

The Swedish American Chamber of Commerce invites you to join in the celebration of the power of immigrant stories. Sponsored by Green Card Voices and the Minnesota Twins, this event showcases the incredible influence and breadth of our nation’s immigrant population.  


For more information, visit: Green Card Voices 




Delivering Robust Results between Business, Governments & NGO's
Wednesday, March 5th, 2014: 8:00am - 10:00am

The Nordic Chambers of Commerce (Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, and Swedish) are pleased to invite you to join them for a breakfast program on March 5, featuring Ms. Ingrid Stange.

Ingrid is the founder and head of Partnership for Change, and head of the ESG work of Formuesforvaltning AS, Norway’s largest privately owned wealth management bank.  Ms. Stange will speak on the various partnerships that can take place between successful social entrepreneurs, NGOs, businesses, and government aid organizations...

Nordic Chamber Event: MN Wild vs Edmonton Oilers
Tuesday, Mar 11th, 2014: 5:00pm-7:00pm

Let's play hockey! Come join the Nordic Chambers of Commerce (Swedish, Norwegian, Danish and Finnish) March 11 for a great evening of food, networking and hockey. This will be a great opportunity to meet friends, make new connections and, of course, watch the Minnesota Wild take on the Edmonton Oilers.

Networking starts at 5:00pm
Game starts at 7:00pm

Deadline to register is February 10th:
Click here for more info and registration




First Tuesday: 
Sponsored by The Consulate General of Sweden
Tuesday, Feb 4th, 2014: 5:00pm-7:00pm

Come join us for a special First Tuesday at the Radisson Blu by the Mall of America!  First Tuesday in February is sponsored by the Consulate General of Sweden.  All SACC members and guests are welcome.  

Our guest speaker for the evening will be journalist and author, Klas Bergman. Mr. Bergman is a veteran journalist, he has reported from many parts of the world including Europe, the Middle East, Central America, and the United States. The english edition of his recent book came out in September 2013 under the title "Land of Dreams: A Reporter's Journey from Sweden to America."

Light hors d' oeuvres will be served, cash bar. The event begins at 5:00pm, stay as late as you like. 

This event is free for SACC-MN Members, and $10 for guests. We look forward to seeing you there!

Fire Lake Grill
2100 Killebrew Drive
Bloomington, MN 55425

RSVP to info@saccmn.org



SACC-MN Welcomes New Intern: Alec Friswold

SACC Minnesota welcomes it's newest team member, Alec Friswold.  Alec is currently a Junior at Eden Prairie High School and is fluent in Swedish.  He is excited to broaden his business background and help the Chamber with its mission of promoting trade between Sweden and the US.  We are happy to have him on board and look forward to his continued involvement with the Chamber.


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