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    • November 01, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • ASU Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law. 111 E. Taylor Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004

    Welcome to Arizona!

    The SACC Summit 2021 is the premiere business and networking event for our Chamber network with all regional Chambers invited.

    After a completely virtual Summit in 2020, we are back in person for a great and expanded Summit program in 2021. We offer several external days with timely and highly relevant industry focus, and plenty of networking opportunities. The morning programs are virtua,l with the in-person activities held primarily in the afternoons and evenings.

    Please note that the Monday afternoon internal SACC program is held IN-PERSON only, and is preceeded by a virtual kickoff, October 18. 

    The program for the internal SACC day include several important topics:

    See the draft program here. A more detailed program wil be shared closer to the event.

    Special pricing for Interns/Trainees

    We encourage our younger professionsls to join us in Arizona for networking and a great summit experience. To keep costs lower, we offer a heavily discounted in-person ticket, excluding the evening VIP reception on Tuesday night.

    Regular tickets, open to the public, includ full program access. They are sold on the main registration page for the SACC Summit,. You are welcome to attend most parts of the full event program held through Thursday lunch. 

    We look forward to seeing you in Arizona, for as long as you wish to stay. Don't miss out on exploring the Grand Canyon state during your visit. If arriving early, please make sure to connect with your existing, or soon to be, close SACC Arizona friends, for pre-event suggestions and meetups. 

    The three-day business portion of the Summit, open to all regular ticketholders, is a great opportunity to connect with decision makers and influencers, with strong Swedish-American business insights.  We hope you will join us for as much of this program as you can.

    We look forward to introducing you to this part of the country, while offering insightful business focused afternoon programs in Phoenix, following the virtual morning programs where in-person attendees can watch as a group and network. 

    Please make sure to book a hotel room early. See lodging options in our event app, Guestboard.  In the event app you will also find local resource links with suggestions on what to see and do while in Phoenix and Arizona. 

    Our recently upgraded sponsor packages still have opportunities for sponsors. Please consider supporting the Summit as an event sponsor. Take the opportunity to provide value to your local member businesses, and attract new members, as your share this sponsorship opportunity with them. 

    The Regional Chamber Sponsor offer, which includs virtual tickets and to two in-person tickets, gives you great value for your representatives vsiting Phoenix multiple days. Please reach out to sponsorship director Tobias.Lofstrand@saccarizona.org for details.

    We much appreciate your support and participation. Prepare for an exciting time in Phoenix. 


    Joacim Mattisson, President, SACC Arizona  Karin Hammar, Executive Director, SACC

    • November 02, 2021
    • 7:45 AM
    • November 04, 2021
    • 1:00 PM
    • ASU Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law. 111 E. Taylor Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004

    Welcome to Arizona!

    The SACC Summit 2021 is the premiere business and networking event for corporate members, partners, top global speakers, industry leaders, and regional SACC chambers from across the US. The 2021 edition of the annual SACC Summit is beng held in Arizona for the first time.

    Please note that the morning programs on Tuesday - Thursday are virtual.  

    The three-day Summit, open to all ticketholders, is a great opportunity to connect with decision makers and influencers with strong Swedish-American business insights. 

    The in-person portions of the program are your chance to connect with leaders and organizations for high-level networking. The afternoon program details are currently being fine-tuned. We appreciate the support of our local partners to make the afternoon programs exciting, and a once in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet with industry leaders and businesses in the area.

    A VIP reception is scheduled for Tuesday night, with local flavors and beverages, while we enjoy the sunset and views from a downtown rooftop, together with GPEC, the top ranking Economic Development organization globally. Limited availability! 

    Given the anticipated travel restrictions for guests from Sweden, we are holding the morning portions of the programs virtually.   

    Join us for a great lineup of speakers, and exciting afternoon and evening programs. 

    We especially welcome speakers and attendees from Sweden, both in-person and virtually when travel is not possible. 

    Please make sure to book a hotel room early. See lodging options in our event app Guestboard. For suggestions on what to see and do while in Phoenix and Arizona, please see the resource links in the event app.  

    Our upgraded sponsor packages now include virtual tickets, in additon to in-person tickets.

    Read the latest about the SACC Summit on the event pages.

    Please note the separate event lising for the internal SACC program held on Monday November 1.   

    Thank you for your support and participation. Prepare for an exciting time in Phoenix. 


    Joacim Mattisson, President, SACC Arizona  Karin Hammar, Executive Director, SACC USA

    What’s Next: the Future of Connectivity, Mobility, and the Workforce of Tomorrow.

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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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