What an incredible moment in time!
SACC-TX Celebrates 25 years in Houston at the Petroleum Club on November 11, 2008.
It was all we could hope for and more. With attendants exceeding 100, we celebrated in style.
We opened up our celebration with a moment of silence in respect for Veterans Day and all Veterans that have served the U.S. military.
Guests mingled and networked; discussing the history of SACC TX and current exchange of commerce.
Networking is so important in SACC-TX. Many discussions were held; new exchange of services were developed.
Dignitaries from neighboring countries; such as Lasse Seim, Consul General, Norway attended to congratulate SACC TX in Houston for such a landmark.
Excellent service in high style was delivered by the highly estemeed Petroleum Club of Houston.
Our very own Pride of Houston, Honorary Consul General of Sweden, Jan Dryselius was officially dubbed by His Excellency, Ambassador Jonas Hafstrom with his new title.
Council Member Mike Sullivan welcomes his Excellency Jonas Hafstrom with a honorary Houstonian Proclamation, executed by Mayor Bill White.
Our very appreciated SACC members are there to support and enjoy a well deserved celebration of hard work, persistence and excellency in exchange of commerce and business activities.
Exchange of conversation; business ideas, how to bring more commerce to Houston and how to enable Sweden to benefit from the activities and strengths in Houston
Our friends from the Western European Chambers congratulated us - For instance, the German American Chamber of Commerce meeting Astronaut Christer Fuglesang and receiving an update on the Swedish austronatical contributals at NASA.
SACC-TX in Houston presents special gifts, cufflinks and a pendant created for His Excellency, Jonas Hafstrom and his wife Eva Hafstrom. Created by Max Lang, commissioned by President George Bush.
Urban Lundberg, Chairman Elect, SACC-USA delivers extraordinary letters of appreciation to past Presidents of SACC-TX for dedicated leadership, recognizing us as a vibrant chamber and playing an important role in SACC-USA.
In support of SACC-USA, our umbrella organization, we ensured special time for presentation of the House of Sweden.
A final farewell to an unbelievably successful event.
Special connections were made and many plans had it's beginning in this very dining room. Plans to grow in our mission; strengthen commerce - ultimately creating opportunities and a competitive edge for Swedish & U.S. Companies.