Promoting business since 1992

The Swedish American Chamber of Commerce – Minnesota Chapter (SACC-MN) was founded in 1992 and its primary goal is to promote professional development and business opportunities for members.

SACC-Minnesota is a non-profit organization that serves the Upper Midwest region, which includes Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Wisconsin. Through its international network SACC-MN provides its members with numerous benefits and services.

  • Non-profit organization
  • Founded 1992
  • President: Aisha Friswold

20 regional chambers

Our chamber helps corporations and professionals tap into the valuable business resources in the Minnesota and the Upper Midwest, as well as access to the powerful Sweden -U.S. business network. As a member of our chamber, we offer you visibility and access business opportunities through publications, promotional programs, business luncheons, and networking events. We act in a liaison capacity, matching members' requirements with appropriate expertise. SACC-MN is part of the SACC-USA organization, which consists of 20 regional chambers throughout the United States.

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SACC Minnesota’s mission has since 1992 been to enhance trade, commerce and investment between Sweden and the Upper Midwest.

Major market

The Upper Midwest is a major U.S. market and an important business center, with 20 Fortune 500 companies has consistently ranked number one in the number of Fortune 500 companies per capita as compared with all other states in the United States. Minnesota’s world-leading industries are found, among others, in the following clusters:

  • Medical Device/Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Green and Bio-Energy Development
  • Precision Manufacturing
  • Food Development and Processing
  • Agriculture
  • Marketing & Communication

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