July 2019





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Greetings from Patrik Melander, Chairman SACC Dallas - Fort Worth

Dear SACC Texas friends,

Now, in the midst of July, it is time to summarize the activities of the first six months for us at SACC  Texas. I can only say that it has been a very active and eventful start for 2019, full of interesting and  fun lectures and meetings with new people. It has been a true pleasure. Add to that, I also have the  pleasure of presenting new talented Board Members for the Dallas Chapter.  Read More Here

Meet Christina Thoerngren, new board member for SACC-Dallas
Christina Thoerngren is the new Vice Chair Woman and Secretary for SACC Texas, Dallas
Christina has a background as a Lawyer in Stockholm, Sweden, and she moved here to Dallas earlier  this year with her two daughters and husband, who work at Ericsson.

Apply for Internships at SACC Austin!

The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce (SACC) Austin is looking for a proactive, ambitious and
result-oriented intern/trainee to join our team on a part time position, starting as soon as possible.
Would that be you, or someone that you know of?  Read More.


"The road to the Noble Prize" - Big Lunch in Houston with Nobel Prize Winner Dr. James Allison 

May 22, Nobel Laureate Dr. James Allison was invited The Rice University Baker Institute and the
Swedish American Chamber of Commerce (SACC), at a lunch at Baker Institute, Rice University. Here,
he told the story about how his observation in 1996, that T-cells themselves could play a major role in
tackling cancer, an observation that led to the Nobel Prize in Medicine 2018.  Read More.

SACC-USA Executive Forum in Washington D.C. June 13

The Executive Forum is regarded as the flagship event of Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce  of the United States of America. The 2019 event was - as always - held in Washington D.C. in  collaboration with the Embassy of Sweden and was hosted by H.E. Karin Olofsdotter, Ambassador of  Sweden to the United States. This years' theme was "business opportunities in a time of strong
political winds and rapidly evolving technology"  Read More.

Swedish Cray Fish Party with superb delights from Louisiana

This year, the SACC-Texas Dallas moved its annual crayfish party to early June, all in order to get this  year's fresh Louisiana crayfish. The crayfish was prepared and cooked in Patrik Melander's a few days  before, under the supervision of chief cook Jonas Löwenborg, with other members of SACC-Texas,  Dallas. And it was a success! 60 people came and enjoyed the delights.
Many thanks to all the sponsors: Tetra Pak for water in Tetra Pak cartons and Valhalla Aquavit for Texas-crafted aquavit!

Many thanks to all the sponsors: Tetra Pak for water in Tetra Pak cartons and Valhalla Aquavit for Texas crafted aquavit! Read More.

Save the Date, November 7-8, Washington D.C.: SACC Summit 2019 - Disruption - The New Normal?

It is time to save the date for SACC Summit 2019 - the premier business and networking event. SACC
Summit will gather corporate members, partners, industry leaders and representatives from 20
regional Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce. This year under the theme: Disruption -  The New Normal? Read More.

Three Crowns 
News from SACC-Texas
July 2019