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    • October 10, 2023
    • 9:00 AM - 12:05 PM
    • PING HQ: 2201 W Peoria Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85029
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    Please join us and explore the PING Legacy and how one determined man changed golf.

    SACC Arizona

    Have you ever wondered if one single individual's determination can change an entire industry? Karsten Solheim, a Norwegian passionate about making the game of golf easier, did just that with the creation of the iconic PING putter.

    Join us and other golf aficionados on a one-mile walking tour t

    hrough the fascinating history behind PING and its role in revolutionizing the golf equipment industry. From its humble beginnings in the Solheim family's Redwood City, California garage in 1959 to the sprawling 50-acre campus housing over 800 employees today - this tour is a golfer's dream come true.

    Discover the dedication and craftsmanship that go into custom-building PING equipment for golfers of all skill levels, from top professionals to everyday players. Witness firsthand the meticulous process of designing, engineering, and manufacturing the highest performing golf products in the world. Journey through PING's campus and catch a glimpse of the work to bring Karsten Solheim's vision to life every day.

    His dedication to making the game of golf easier lives on through the unwavering commitment of every worker at PING. This once-in-a-lifetime experience is a must for golfers who truly love and appreciate the PING brand.

    After the tour we will share a light brunch together at a family-owned restaurant close to the factory.


    • 9-10.30AM. Factory tour in small groups with guide, ca 90 minutes.
    • 10.45-noon. Light brunch at Let’s do lunch: 2320 W. Peoria Ave, Suite A107, Phoenix, AZ (included in price).
    • Share your best golf memories while we eat brunch.

    Please note the following requirements for the PING factory tour: 

    • All guests will be required to show a photo I.D. and sign a visitor confidentiality, Non-Disclosure & Release Agreement (NDA).
    • The campus tour is a walking tour – indoors and outdoors - covering approximately 1 mile in distance (1.6 km).
    • Closed-toe shoes are required for all guests on the campus tour.
    • Photography is prohibited in the production areas (your tour guide will advise where photos are allowed).
    • Safety glasses are required for production areas (safety glasses will be provided).
    • No weapons of any kind are permitted on the PING campus.
    • The use of tobacco products, e-cigarettes and vape products is prohibited on PING campus.
    • Guests must be at least 9 years of age to join a PING Campus Tour.
    • October 14, 2023
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • LCDs AMA room, 4825 E Warner Rd, Suite 13, 85044, Ahwatukee

    It's Saturday Night Live from Ahwatukee! 

    Join Ahwatukee Comedy Club for a fun and clean comedy show to start your weekend.

    You can find out more about Ahwatukee Comedy Club by clicking here.

    PS This event is organized by our longtime member Anders Berg and Ahwatukee Comedy Club, not by SACC Arizona, but we thought you might want to know about it.

    • October 19, 2023
    • 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
    • 850 North 5th Street Phoenix Az, 85004

    AstraZeneca's revolutionary BioVentureHub in Gothenburg, Sweden

    AstraZeneca's BioVentureHub executive team is visiting Phoenix, Arizona this week, all the way from Sweden!

    Meet the CEO Magnus Björsne who will be sharing with us insights on how their innovative model for research and development (R&D) has successfully launched extraordinary companies into the highly competitive and technical pharma space with their one-of-a-kind business incubator, BioVentureHubIt has been described as ”one of the most novel incubators in the world.”

    The AstraZeneca team will be available for networking before the presentation, and for questions after the presentation.

    How to join: 

    • The Venture Café runs from 5pm to ca 7.15pm
    • The AstraZeneca presentation is at 6.30pm
    • There is no cost to attend - but you have to RSVP

    >>>> Click here to register and RSVP for this event.

    PS This event is organized by Venture Café, not by SACC Arizona, but we thought you'd like to know about it.

    • October 21, 2023
    • 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Scottsdale area - address will be emailed from the organizer when you are signed up through SWEA Arizona

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    SWEA Arizona traditional Crayfish Party - Kräftskiva

    Experience a Swedish style Crayfish Party. There will be crayfish, side dishes, drinks and songs!

    Also on the buffet: Home cooked, large crawfish, meatballs, Jansson's Temptation, pies, bread, cheese and salad, along with drinks, dessert and coffee.

    Everyone is welcome – Swedes, Americans and any other nationalities! (Only adults though!)


    How to join the party: 

    • RSVP no later than September 25, 2023 - SWEA is ordering live crawfish.
    • Cost is $50 per person
    • Reach out to SWEA Arizona to sign up.

    PS This event is organized by SWEA Arizona (Swedish Women's Educational Association), not by SACC Arizona.

Past events

September 19, 2023 Global to Local: Workforce Trends That Will Shape Arizona
September 12, 2023 SACC Summit September 12-14, Detroit
September 10, 2023 Spotlight on Europe Film Festival: Let the right one in (Låt den rätte komma in)
September 06, 2023 From Europe with Love - how Alten Group grew in the US with European talent
August 23, 2023 Swedish Meatball Day celebration in City of Surprise
July 29, 2023 FIFA World Cup - Sweden v. Italy
July 26, 2023 FIFA World Cup - USA v. Netherlands
July 22, 2023 FIFA World Cup - Sweden v. South Africa
July 21, 2023 FIFA World Cup - USA v. Vietnam
July 11, 2023 Outcome of the 6-month Swedish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, a conversation with Honorary Consul of Sweden in Arizona Mikael Örn
June 06, 2023 Swedish National Day After-work at Top Golf Scottsdale
May 03, 2023 SACC Executive Forum Washington D.C.
April 30, 2023 Vappu / Valborg party with Molkky and Kubb
April 27, 2023 Behind the scenes at IKEA Tempe
April 27, 2023 How to sustain a successful company culture in a distributed first workplace - how Spotify does it
April 04, 2023 Good Business Summit 2023
March 15, 2023 Citizen Diplomacy Dialogues: Networking Hour with Health Professionals from the Indo-Pacific
February 28, 2023 SACC Arizona Annual Member Meeting February 28, 2023
February 07, 2023 Transatlantic Day
February 02, 2023 Building towards a Green Digital Deal for our Cities with Bas Boorsma
January 24, 2023 The American Dream, with a focus on TAX - What to consider before moving to the US.
December 14, 2022 FIFA World Cup Soccer Watch party: Semi-final match
December 13, 2022 FIFA World Cup Soccer Watch party: Semi-final match
December 09, 2022 FIFA World Cup Soccer Watch party: Quarter final
December 06, 2022 FIFA World Cup Soccer Watch party: Portugal vs Switzerland
December 05, 2022 FIFA World Cup Soccer Watch party: Brazil vs South Korea
December 03, 2022 Swedish Christmas Market "Julmarknad"
November 03, 2022 SACC Summit November 3-4, Florida
October 27, 2022 Swedish-German Stammtisch - Business Mixer with GACC Arizona
October 15, 2022 Thunderbird Regional Night - Middle East and North Africa
October 15, 2022 SWEA Arizona Crayfish party - "kräftskiva"
October 06, 2022 Informal meeting with Isak Johansson, International relations, Trollhättan
September 24, 2022 KOLONIEN, live Swedish music
September 22, 2022 How to go from 'aha' to exit with Aram Chavez
August 28, 2022 Spotlight on Europe Film Festival: The Seventh Seal (Det Sjunde Inseglet)
August 18, 2022 Swedish Elections 2022 - in person early voting in Arizona
June 02, 2022 SACC Executive Forum Washington D.C.
April 22, 2022 Your international entrepreneurial journey - lessons learned
April 07, 2022 Information about the upcoming Swedish Election
March 30, 2022 International State of the State with Governor Doug Ducey
March 23, 2022 By swimmers, for swimmers - how Malmsten became the world's supplier of Olympic equipment
February 25, 2022 A Swedish Feast and Cultural Event with Tempe Sister Cities
February 16, 2022 SACC Arizona Annual Member Meeting February 16, 2022
November 02, 2021 SACC Summit 2021
November 01, 2021 SACC Internal Deliberations - Summit 2021
May 26, 2021 Network virtually with total confidence
May 06, 2021 Network virtually with summer cocktails
May 03, 2021 Doing business in Mexico - tips and pitfalls to avoid
April 05, 2021 Personalized Learning @ Scale: Providing High-Quality Digital Learning Experience in Times of Uncertainty and Beyond
March 31, 2021 SACC Arizona Annual Member meeting
March 01, 2021 How to recover after a crisis by Per Ohstrom
February 01, 2021 The Value of Engagement by Matt Lehrman
November 10, 2020 Green Connections 2020
November 02, 2020 Corporate Autobiographies: Beginning at the End by Sarah Frechette
October 05, 2020 COVID-19 Liability to Guests and Employees by Eric Walberg
September 14, 2020 The Secure Act - How it can influence your retirement by Dieter Bollmann
May 06, 2020 Run efficient virtual meetings by Johan Magnusson
April 30, 2020 Swedish American cooperation in the era of COVID-19
April 06, 2020 Strategies For People Affected With Carpal Tunnel Syndrome by Fabian Baltodano
April 06, 2020 POSTPONED How to prepare a Business Plan and Why! by Jan Nyquist
March 02, 2020 Get LinkedIn or Get Left Out by Ted Robison
February 14, 2020 Design Reboot: Opening Celebration with following discussion
February 03, 2020 Opportunity For All - Creative Insight to Opportunity Zones by Jimmy Flores
January 15, 2020 SACC Arizona Annual Meeting January 15, 2020
January 07, 2020 CES 2020 - SACC Arizona meets Swedish and Nordic companies
January 06, 2020 Global Leadership Skills for Managers by Melissa Lamson
December 14, 2019 Let's add some laughter to the season
December 07, 2019 Traditional Swedish Christmas Market
November 16, 2019 Nordic Heritage Night with Arizona Coyotes against Calgary Flames
November 14, 2019 Autonomous Vehicle Symposium 2019
November 04, 2019 Your Reward for Innovation: Understanding the R&D Tax Credit by Tiffany Bisconer
October 12, 2019 SWEA Arizona Crayfish party - "kräftskiva"
October 07, 2019 Accelerate Your Growth by Applying the Five Musts of Executive Leadership by Dwaine Canova
September 09, 2019 How to overcome Bystander Apathy by Bernd Häber
July 03, 2019 Soccer lunch: Sweden vs Netherlands Women's World Cup Soccer
June 29, 2019 Soccer Breakfast: Sweden vs Germany Women's World Cup Soccer
June 24, 2019 Soccer Lunch: Canada vs Sweden Women's World Cup Soccer
June 20, 2019 Soccer Lunch: USA vs Sweden Women's World Cup Soccer
June 13, 2019 SACC-USA Executive Forum: A Fundamental Shift
June 07, 2019 Sweden Day at the Phoenix Rising
June 03, 2019 Company Culture of a Family Business by Riad Nizam
May 11, 2019 17th of May - Norway's National Day
May 06, 2019 The Power of Video by Connie Colella
April 12, 2019 Mayor's International Gala 2019
April 05, 2019 SACC Arizona Bio Health Technology delegation mixer
April 01, 2019 What 20 months at Scandinavian Airlines taught me by Bernard Otremba-Blanc
March 28, 2019 European view on the Global Economic Outlook
March 27, 2019 Scandinavian Pain Film Series: Through a Glass Darkly
March 20, 2019 Informal midweek networking reception: Autonomous Vehicles delegation from West Sweden
March 20, 2019 Arizona Tech Summit 2019
March 17, 2019 Informal networking reception: Autonomous Vehicles delegation from West Sweden
March 04, 2019 The story of investing in Arizona by Nate Mortensen
March 04, 2019 SOLD OUT Swedish Semmelkväll (traditional Swedish Lent Bun)
February 28, 2019 Stammtisch - Business Mixer with GACC Arizona
February 27, 2019 Scandinavian Pain Film Series: Fårö Document
February 04, 2019 **NOTE - CHANGE OF LOCATION** LEGO Serious Play: How the interlocking bricks can help by Camilla Nørgaard Jensen
January 30, 2019 Informal meeting with Johan Marcus, Executive Director of SACC USA
January 24, 2019 Stammtisch - Business Mixer with GACC Arizona
January 15, 2019 SACC Arizona Annual Meeting January 15, 2019
January 09, 2019 Scandinavian Pain Film Series: Arctic Superstar
January 08, 2019 CES 2019 - SACC Arizona meets Swedish and Nordic companies
January 07, 2019 5 Quick and Easy Steps To Rock Your Next Presentation by Justin James
December 19, 2018 Scandinavian Pain Film Series: We Call it Skweee
December 13, 2018 A Merry German Christmas 2018 - and Swedish pre-mingle!
December 04, 2018 Searching for Ingmar Bergman #Bergman100
December 03, 2018 Searching for Ingmar Bergman #Bergman100
December 03, 2018 The 20 percent pass-through deduction and you! by Robyn Young
December 01, 2018 Swedish Christmas Market
November 18, 2018 Fanny and Alexander #Bergman100
November 15, 2018 Nordic Heritage Night with Arizona Coyotes against Nashville Predators
November 05, 2018 Environmental Biotechnology and the Stockholm Water Prize by Bruce E. Rittmann
November 04, 2018 Swedish movie: Becoming Astrid (Unga Astrid)
November 03, 2018 AfterpARTy with ABBA art by Ragnar Kjartansson at PHX Art Museum
November 03, 2018 Swedish movie: Amateurs – (Amatorer)
October 25, 2018 SACC Summit 2018 in Houston, Texas
October 14, 2018 The Seventh Seal (Det sjunde inseglet) #Bergman100
October 01, 2018 What you wished you knew before selling your company by Lisa Riley
September 10, 2018 Live, Love, Sell by Dalila Vidales
September 09, 2018 Swedish General Election watch party, "Valvaka"
August 23, 2018 Stammtisch - Business Mixer with GACC Arizona
August 06, 2018 Using Facebook for Marketing in 2018 by Brandy Lawson
July 07, 2018 Soccer Breakfast: Sweden vs England World Cup Soccer
July 03, 2018 Soccer Breakfast: Sweden vs Switzerland World Cup Soccer
July 02, 2018 Simply Secure: Decoding Cybersecurity for Business by Rachel Harpley
June 27, 2018 Soccer Breakfast: Mexico vs Sweden World Cup Soccer
June 23, 2018 Soccer Breakfast: Germany vs Sweden in the World Cup Soccer
June 06, 2018 Swedish National Day After Work
June 04, 2018 Save time and money with basic Project Management by Cerila Gailliard
June 03, 2018 The Virgin Spring (Jungfrukällan) #Bergman100
May 24, 2018 SACC-USA Executive Forum: Age of Disruption
May 17, 2018 Difficult Conversations - a SACC Academy Session
May 12, 2018 2018 White Asparagus Gala-Dinner by GACC
May 07, 2018 The New Tax Bill and What It Means To You As a Business Owner by Austin Peterson
April 28, 2018 SWEA Valborg party / Walpurgis party
April 02, 2018 User Experience Design will boost your business by Quang Le
March 10, 2018 Swedish Song Contest finals - Final i Melodifestivalen
March 05, 2018 Future proof your career by John Bevell
February 26, 2018 Nonstoppable to the Gateway of Europe - GACC & Condor Airlines celebration
February 15, 2018 Storytelling in Business - a SACC Academy Session
February 05, 2018 How to stay healthy in the modern world by Robert Koagedal
January 24, 2018 Arizona Photonics Days
January 10, 2018 SACC Arizona Annual Meeting January 10, 2018
December 14, 2017 German Christmas in Scottsdale - Gluhwein tradition
December 14, 2017 HOLIDAY MIXER with Arizona Technology Council, HOSTED BY GALVANIZE
December 05, 2017 Export Challenge Pitch Competition
December 02, 2017 Swedish Christmas Market
November 16, 2017 Climate Policy in the EU
November 06, 2017 Building Your Brand from the Inside Out! by Katie Coates
October 23, 2017 CEBIT Roadshow Business Luncheon by German American Chamber of Commerce
October 12, 2017 Salute to Sweden Night with Arizona Coyotes
October 02, 2017 [Special event] Sleep better and mingle at Scottsdale Bedrooms
September 11, 2017 Pitfalls of litigation by Eric Walberg
August 07, 2017 Living a life that's worth living! by Jesse Holland
July 20, 2017 GACC Stammtisch - Happy Hour
July 10, 2017 How to be engaging and fresh on social media by Mike Russell
June 06, 2017 Swedish National Day Celebration
June 05, 2017 The power of defining your Customer by Milton Mattox
May 01, 2017 The Upside of a Down Economy by Thomas Barr
April 03, 2017 The three powers of business by Carine Dieudé
March 30, 2017 German American Business Outlook 2017
February 23, 2017 SACC Arizona Annual Meeting 2/23/2017
November 26, 2016 Swedish Christmas Market with SWEA Arizona
November 03, 2016 Green Connections SACC San Diego
November 02, 2016 SACC Summit Washington D.C.
October 13, 2016 SACC Arizona - Trade Summit and 20 year Anniversary
October 03, 2016 [SACC 20 years] How I used grassroots outreach to grow from 1 school to 12 by Michelle Landgren Lee
August 01, 2016 [SACC 20 years] How to be the most memorable person in the room by Gelie Akhenblit
June 06, 2016 Swedish National Day Celebration
May 19, 2016 SACC Executive Forum Washington D.C.
May 11, 2016 Get to know your Health through DNA
May 02, 2016 [SACC 20 years] Why Social Media Matters by Vincent Orleck
April 16, 2016 SWEA 30 Year Anniversary Dinner
April 04, 2016 [SACC 20 years] Grass Roots Marketing by Chuck Trautman
March 14, 2016 [SACC 20 years] Digital storytelling by Ita Udo-Ema
February 29, 2016 SACC Arizona Annual Meeting 2/29/2016
February 27, 2016 [SACC 20 years] Networking at DaSilva's
December 15, 2015 Swedish Crime Novels and Exhibition with Movie Nights
December 02, 2015 Annual Holiday Dinner, December 2, 2015, 6-9pm
July 22, 2015 Happy Hour networking with meet and greet - Welcome our new Intern Elin
June 06, 2015 The Swedish National Day Celebration in Arizona (Scottsdale) 10am to noon today
May 05, 2015 Cinco de Swedes - Meet the West Sweden delegation in Tempe
May 04, 2015 City of Trollhattan, Sweden - Trade Mission & Sister City agreement
February 18, 2015 SACC Arizona Annual Meeting
December 04, 2014 Annual Holiday Dinner, December 4, 2014, 6-9pm
November 22, 2014 Swedish Christmas Market - SWEA Arizona
October 25, 2014 Swedish Crayfish Party
June 06, 2014 June 6 Celebration of Swedish National Day
May 06, 2014 Election to the European Parliament 2014
February 19, 2014 SACC Arizona Annual Meeting
February 10, 2014 The Real Group: Sedona and Tempe concerts February 9 and 10
December 04, 2013 SACC Arizona Annual Holiday Dinner
November 23, 2013 Swedish Christmas Market - SWEA Arizona
November 21, 2013 eGreen-IT Solutions networking event Thursday Nov 21 with Guest Speaker Renate Mousseux
October 19, 2013 Swedish Crayfish Party
September 18, 2013 SACC Summit Washington D.C.
May 01, 2013 SACC Award and SWEA Scholarship Dinner
February 20, 2013 SACC Arizona Annual Meeting
January 15, 2013 World Trade Forum V
December 05, 2012 SACC Arizona Annual Dinner Event
November 17, 2012 The Swedish Christmas Market
November 01, 2012 Sharkonomics at Thunderbird
October 27, 2012 Swedish Crayfish Party
October 13, 2012 Scandinavian Fair in Fagstaff
September 22, 2012 Grand Opening - Scuba Pros of Arizona
September 12, 2012 Swedish-American Bridge Conference
June 06, 2012 The Swedish National Day
June 06, 2012 Sponsor opportunity for the European Tour 2012
April 28, 2012 Evening with the "Stars"
April 25, 2012 How to take your business International!
April 21, 2012 The Real Group in Concert
February 21, 2012 SACC Arizona Annual Meeting
February 21, 2012 Business Mixer - Celebrating the Swedish Tradition of "Semla"
November 30, 2011 SACC Arizona 15-year Celebration
October 28, 2011 Special Event - Ping Golf Visit
October 01, 2011 VIP Reception Hotel Valley Ho 5.00pm Saturday October 1
October 01, 2011 Swedish Film Event - Among Us
September 14, 2011 Piyush Parikh - Internet Marketing - Doubling your Income without doubling your Efforts!
September 10, 2011 Volvo of Tempe Grand-Opening
September 05, 2011 Networking Event with Swedish Shrimp Buffet
June 08, 2011 Orientation - Entrepreneurial Days - Change of event
June 06, 2011 Swedish National Day Celebration

Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce Arizona Inc.

PO Box 5102 | Scottsdale, AZ 85261-5102  USA 

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