Upcoming Events 2013
In collaboration with Silicon Vikings we welcome the Swedish company Wrapp to a business seminar. Get inspired by yet another success story and stay tuned for tickets to be released for this event.
The popular Crayfish party takes place in August as usual. Here is a link to some of the traditional songs (snapsvisor) http://www.snapsvisor.nu/.
Be sure to learn these in order to sing before taking a shot.
Our annual Golf Tournament in collaboration with the Australian-American Chamber of Commerce, do you have what it takes? Come and enjoy 18 holes with our friends down under.
We can unfortunately not bring snow and winter to San Francisco but we can bring the Christmas spirit. The annual Christmas luncheon awaits us in December.
For those of you who cannot make it to our events we will also organize casual AWs during the spring & summer. If you are not already subscribing to our newsletter, please fill in your information on the right hand side of this page and receive the latest news!
SACC SF/SV introduces a new corporate member
For over 40 years they have enrolled top international students into their MBA and Master Degree programs. Hult International Business School is top ranked (#3 international business by The Economist 2011, #1 international experience by the Financial Times 2012) with campuses in San Francisco, London, Shanghai, Dubai, New York, Sau Paulo and Boston.
“As the first fully accredited corporate university in the U.S., Hult’s faculty of outstanding teachers combine theoretical knowledge of their subject area with in-depth industry experience, imparting practical skills that enable graduates to “hit the ground running” on day one”
Welcome Hult International Business School!
SAS direct flight SFO-CPH is finally here!
When the first Airbus A340 arrived at SFO from Copenhagen SAS was welcomed by a water cannon salute!
Click here to see a video of the arrival!
They shared their insights from their latest corporate journey of a financial crisis, nearing a bankruptcy, what saved them and the strategy behind turning it around and how to create a #1 Airline in the Industry.”Inspiring story indeed”, thought SACC board member Johanna Nilsson.
She continues: “Many of us Bay Area people have been looking forward to this flight. The trip will make it much easier and faster to travel. Down size, cost control, renegotiated union contracts, and having a staff dedicated to turning the situation around… SAS is heading to great destinations, on time! With the departure times, direct flights, personalized service, use of technology, 100% next generations airplanes, on-board WiFi and expanded reach through new routes and partnerships - it will be easier for everyone, no-matter age, to go places.”
The direct flights started the 8th of April and will depart 6 times a week SFO-CPH with SAS!
Make sure to take the opportunity and visit Scandinavia, including Sweden, it’s a beautiful place to visit! For information on the new direct flights from SAS please visit www.flysas.com/en/us/
Swedes Award Achievers
On Friday evening, March 8th, the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce for San Francisco and the Silicon Valley (SACC-SF/SV) held its third Swedish Bay Area Awards Banquet and Ball honoring entrepreneurs at the Julia Morgan Ballroom, high atop the old Merchant’s Exchange on lower California Street.
Get to know the Award Winners, learn more about the evening or enjoy the pictures here…