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Meet Cilla Wichmann, Director, SACC Dallas

Cilla, tell us about yourself, who you are and your background? I am born in Miami, FL by Danish/Norwegian parents, and was taken to Sweden as an infant. Grew up and graduated in Stockholm and have also lived in Vetlanda, Marstrand (Gothenburg) and Vollsjö (Malmö). Moved to Terrell, TX in […]

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Golf Clinic, Longest Drive & Networking

SACC – Dallas is excited to invite you to an evening with the Guinness Record holder of most drives over 300 yards in one hour.    We will gather at the Plantation Golf Club in Frisco, where Andy Frakes will host a Golf Clinic at the driving range and short […]

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YP: Deep Ellum Brewing Company Tour

Are you a Young professional? Then look no further, ​Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce (SACC) – Dallas is very excited to be kicking off our Young Professionals (YP) Program 2017 with a series of events this spring. YP’s is a section of SACC – Texas. SACC – YP works as a […]

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Member Spotlight: Paul Mikkelsen, CEO Aptilo Networks

Aptilo was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2001 as a spin-off from Axis Communications. Today the company employs just under 100 people in four offices around the world. There are eleven employees working in the light, open Scandinavian office design in the newly renovated facilities near Alma and Park in […]

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Greetings from SACC- Dallas Vice President, Mats Wiberg

Dear SACC –Dallas and Texas friends, When I look back on what we have accomplished during the first half of 2015, I can’t help but recognize the great response to our activities and wonderful support from you, our community, towards SACC.  There has been a significant rise across the different […]

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Member Spotlight: Björn Andersson, Transmode

Transmode is a global provider of packet-optical networking solutions, working with enabling fixed line and mobile network operators supporting the rapid growth in video and data traffic. Their solutions are important building blocks in next-generation, high-speed optical networks. Since 2000, the company has installed more than 50,000 systems for over […]

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Meet Camilla Ahlqvist Founder of Find Your F.I.T.

Camilla Ahlqvist, a SACC Texas member, who currently attends Texas A&M University in College Station started her own business in January called “Find Your F.I.T.”. F.I.T. stands for Focused Individualized Training and provides the right personal tools to lose weight, tone up or just gain a healthier lifestyle overall. Most […]

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The Swedish Stars

We haven’t seen that many Swedish players in the Dallas Stars in the last years, but for the 2014/2015 season there are actually three on the team. SACC-Texas interviewed Dallas Stars goaltender Anders Lindbäck and defensemen John Klingberg and Patrik Nemeth to hear about their background and how they like […]

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Member Spotlight: Malin Backlund about her new role as SACC-Texas Marketing and Organizational Strategy Trainee

Malin Backlund just arrived in Dallas, Texas to start her five month internship with SACC-Texas. She will be living in Dallas but working as Marketing and Organizational Strategy Trainee for all of SACC-Texas. What attracts you to Texas? There is a very interesting business climate, both from a global and […]

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Member Spotlight: Johanna Evertson Camargo and One Picture One Moment

Johanna Evertson Camargo recently started her company One Picture One Moment which offers photography services for different events and occasions. Those of you who attended SACC-Dallas’ April 10th event at Texas Instruments probably recognize Johanna, this was the first event she documented for SACC-Dallas. (You can find photos from the […]

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SACC-Texas celebrates 30 years!

SACC-Texas celebrates 30 years this year and we have met with two of our former presidents who played a crucial role in the formation of SACC-Texas; Gunnar Nilsson, who is one of the founders of SACC-Houston, and Richard Koehler who expanded SACC-Houston to a state-wide organization by creating chapters in […]

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Member Spotlight: Gunnar Peters and River Trinity Club de Futbol

Gunnar Peters started River Trinity Club de Futbol (RTCF) in Irving in 2012, wanting to create a soccer club similar to those in Sweden. “In Texas, in my experience, you have soccer clubs where the teams within the same club don’t support each other. They lack that cohesiveness.” Gunnar wanted […]

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SACC-USA and SACC-Texas – a Strong Collaboration

The Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce USA (SACC-USA) is the umbrella organization of the 18 regional SACC Chambers in the U.S. and Sweden. SACC-USA acts as a bridge between the American and Swedish markets, promoting business through industry specific programs and events, corporate programs, trade missions, business matchmaking, and continual networking. […]

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Interview with Gustav Einarsson, owner of Texas Sports Academy

SACCTX: Please give us a brief describtion of your academy. Gustav Einarsson: Texas Sports Academy (below called TSA) was started in August 2010. The concept is originally from Sweden. During the spring 2011 we have our first tuition semester with practice groups of children, 4-9 years old, in Dallas. Our […]

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Dallas Real Estate Market: Signs for promising future growth

Interview with Bo Bostrom, Realtor and Associate with Virginia Cook Realtors in Dallas, Texas. Bo is currently a Realtor for the Virginia Cook Realtors in Dallas, Texas, and provides quality services to both residential as well as commercial clientele throughout the DFW area. When questioned about the temperature of the […]

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SACC-Texas Newsletter April/May 2009

A sample from our April/May 2009 Newsletter: SACC-TEXAS CELEBRATES 25 YEARS! In 1983 the Swedish American Trade Association (SATA) was formed in Houston. And although the original organization existed in name but a few years, the concepts, interests, and goals of the core-founding group – to promote Swedish-Texas trade, was […]

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SACC-Texas Newsletter April/May 2008

A sample from our April/May 2008 Newsletter: SWEDEN AND TEXAS – A STRONG ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP The Austin chapter of SACC-Texas recently hosted a visit by Claes Hammar, Minister for Trade and Economic Affairs, at the Embassy of Sweden in Washington, D.C. in late October. At this well-visited dinner event, Claes […]

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SACC-Texas Newsletter November/December 2007

A sample from our November/December 2007 Newsletter: INTERVIEW WITH AMBASSADOR MICHAEL WOOD, UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR TO SWEDEN by Elise Peters On a recent spring day, Swedish Council of America Executive Director Elise Peters had the opportunity to meet and interview the United States Ambassador to Sweden, The Honorable Michael Wood, […]

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SACC-Texas Newsletter April/May 2007

A sample from our April/May 2007 Newsletter: Christer Fugelsang – Our Hero!! In Houston on January 18, 2007, the Consulate of Sweden and the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce-Texas together with SWEA and the Swedish Club of Houston joined in an exclusive private forum and dinner at IKEA honoring Astronaut […]