Jul 03, 2012 12:02 EDT On Monday July 2nd, SACC-USA hosted a seminar during Almedalsveckan, the political hot-spot in Sweden. During one week in July politicians’ and business leaders mingle in the beautiful setting of the historic city of Visby. The seminar was held in the garden of the Governor of Gotland, Cecilia Schelin Seidgård.
Swedish Congressional Caucus to Meet with Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce and Strengthen Economic TiesMay 04, 2012 11:09 EDT
In attendance will be representatives from SACC-USA’s regional chambers and the congressional offices of the members of the Congressional Swedish Caucus. The event will foster closer relationships between SACC’s regional chambers and the members of congress who represent the areas in which they are located.
“The Swedish Congressional Caucus is invaluable for the Swedish-American business life. The Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce are very excited to host a luncheon with current and potentially new members of the Swedish Caucus, and to continue to develop a close relationship with them.”, says Bradley J. Olson, Chairman of SACC-USA.
“It has been a privilege to forge ties with the Swedish-American business community during my first term in the U.S. House of Representatives. Congressional staffers will not want to miss this luncheon opportunity,” said Rep. Hultgren (IL-14).
"Sweden and the U.S. truly have a stellar Relationship in practically all areas. The importance of the transatlantic relationship for Sweden's Government cannot be overstated", the Swedish Ambassador Jonas Hafstrom comments.
The meeting is the first of a series of events involving the two groups intending to promote cultural and economic ties between the two nations and is taking place thanks to the Swedish embassies relationship to the new caucus.
Contact for more information:
President, Swedish American Chambers of Commerce USA Inc.
House of Sweden
2900 K Street NW, Suite 403
Washington, DC 20007
Office: +1 202 536 1520