March 2015
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Greetings from SACC-Austin's Vice President, Henrik Johansson
Greetings from Austin, the capital of Texas! In the month of March, the city is also the capital of the world for the creative industries.The SXSW festival starts on March 12th and attracts over 70,000 participants from all over the world attending one or several of the music, film, and interactive programs.  The Swedish participation in the festival has increased steadily over the years and SACC has always been a host to all the Swedish delegations coming to town.
Read SACC-Austin's, Vice President Henrik Johansson's greetings and introduction to this years SXSW
Interview with Laleh, Swedish Singer-Songwriter
Laleh is one of the Swedish artists that will attend SXSW in Austin this year. SACC-Austin's Mollie Silfverhjelm got an interview with the Swedish Singer-Songwriter who tells us about her musical development, which musicians that inspire her and what she misses the most about Sweden.
Meet Amanda Bergman, Lead Singer of Amason   

Amason is a Swedish musical band that will play in Austin during SXSW. Amanda Bergman is the lead singer and SACC-Austin had the opportunity to have an interview with her.
Member Spotlight: Transmode
Transmode is a global provider of packet-optical networking solutions. SACC-Texas got an interview with their Vice President, Bj�rn Andersson who moved to Texas almost two years ago with his family to set up Transmodes Americas office in Dallas.
Read about Transmodes establishment in Texas and how Bj�rn and his family like their new lives in Dallas
Meet Camilla Ahlqvist Founder of Find Your F.I.T.
Camilla Ahlqvist, 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.
Member Spotlight: Henrik Johansson, Boundless Network
The business magazine Forbes
ranked Austin as number one amongst 65 city regions in the USA when it comes to creating new job opportunities. One company that has grown rapidly in the past few years is Boundless Network, co-founded by The Swedish American Chamber of Commerce - Austin's Vice President Henrik Johansson.
Read more about Henrik and Boundless Network that celebrates 10 years as a company in 2015


Past Events: Dallas

Christmas Party at the Wooden Spoon

Dinner at the Swedish Consulate with Bj�rn Lyrvall, Ambassador of Sweden
Dallas Stars Outing
Although the weather circumstances weren't the best some courageously members of SACC and SWEA decided to hit the icy and snowy roads to see the Dallas Stars vs. the Colorado Avalanges.

Past Events: Houston
SACC-Houston's Annual Christmas Party

On December 11, 2014 SACC Houston held their annual christmas party at S�ren Pedersen's venue, he served a traditional Swedish julbord.


See Pictures from SACC-Houston's Christmas Party



3 Crowns - News from SACC-Texas
March 2015