SACC-GA Newsletter | Jan 16 2018
Happy New Year!

The SACC-GA team is looking back at a very successful 2017 which included company visits at  Kellogg Partners Bufab Skaltek Arnall Golden Gregory,  as well as a special guest appearance by Swedish pop artist  Ulrika  on Sweden Day, lot's of networking events, and of course another beautiful  Lucia Gala.  We are looking forward to another great year together!  


Sara Persson
SACC-GA Executive Director
Partner with SACC-GA in 2018!
Are you a Corporate or Business level member in the SACC-GA network?

Take the opportunity to invite the Swedish-American community to an evening of networking, a breakfast seminar, a panel discussion, an after work…you name it! 

Take a look at your company's calendar and  contact us  for more information.
Trainees on new adventures

The SACC-GA Trainees, Sara and Ashkan, have found new opportunities through their work with the chamber.

32nd Annual Lucia Gala
SACC-GA's 32nd Annual Lucia Gala took place at the Druid Hills Golf Club in December and thanks to the Lucia choir, the live band and all our sponsors and guests it was a great success!

Swedish Excellence Award
Congratulations to Skanska USA and Svante Hjort who received the Swedish Excellence Award 2017 for their great contribution to the Swedish-American community in Atlanta, GA.
New Business Members
We wish to welcome and appreciate our new business level members. Welcome to the network and thank you for your support of SACC-GA!
Kienbaum joined SACC-GA in December 2017 and we are happy to have these "pioneers of consulting" in our network. To the Kienbaum website
We are pleased to announce that attorney Soo Hong, awarded the Super Lawyer " Rising Star" in 2017, is now part of the SACC-GA network. Welcome! Read more on their website
Another great addition to the SACC-GA network is Ben Sessions and the Sessions Law Firm. Welcome to the community! Check out their website
Congratulations Tom!
Thomas Rosseland is an Atlanta Super Lawyer 2018
SACC-GA Chairman Emeritus and Honorary Consul of Sweden has been selected to the 2018 Georgia Super Lawyers list, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 5% of attorneys in Georgia receive this distinction.

Summer Internship Request
Swedish law student looking for Atlanta summer internship
Jesper Fahlgren, a Swedish law student, is on the lookout for an internship at a law firm or law department in Atlanta.

If you know of any openings or would like to know more about Jesper, please contact us .
Sweden Calling Tech Talent
Sweden is home to many high tech and innovative companies such as Spotify and Skype and offers a vibrant start-up scene. We offer internships at cutting-edge technology companies in various industries such as aerospace, renewable energy and bio-printing.

Get more information & apply  here
J1-VISA Trainee Program
Swedish Talent for US Business
Did you know that as a Corporate or Business member in the SACC-GA network you have the opportunity to host a talented Swedish trainee at your company?

Scholarship Opportunity
1 year tuition-free master program and internship in Sweden
SACC-USA, together with Linneaus University, is offering an American student an amazing opportunity: a one-year master program without tuition and an internship at AIF Management AB, parallel to the studies.

Read more about the scholarship and how to apply here

Application deadline: January 25th
Corporate Membership
$650 - midsize to large companies, over 50 employees

Business Membership
$275 - small companies, under 50 employees

Individual Membership
$100 - for individuals, not companies

1+1 Individual Membership
$150 - for 2 individuals to join together

Young Professional Membership
$50 - for our members up to 40
SACC-GA In-Kind Sponsor