Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce-Seattle

Lucia Bal, December 15, 2012


Lucia Bal 2012

  December 15


The Swedish Cultural Center


6:00 p.m. Welcome Glögg & Ginger Snaps

6.45 p.m. Lucia Concert

7.30 p.m. Traditional Swedish Christmas Dinner

8.30 p.m. Dance Floor Opens


Location: 1920 Dexter Avenue NorthSeattle, WA98109

Ticket (including dinner): $50SACC-Seattle members ~ $50 SCC Members ~ $55 Guests

No Host Bar
Parking: Free 

RSVP: By e-mail to  

Payment and RSVP must be received by December 10,2012.

No late registrations will be accepted!


The Euro-Crisis



 The Department of Scandinavian Studies presents:



State Secretary Gunnar Oom

Swedish Ministry of Trade

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Douglas Forum, Bank of America Executive Education Center, 4th floor

10:30 am – 12:30 pm



 Gunnar Oom is State Secretary to Minister for Trade Ewa Björling. He has served in this position with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since November 2010. Prior to his appointment, he served as Mayor and Chairman of the Municipality Board ofDanderyd, Sweden from 2003-2010. Mr. Oom has held a number of positions within the private sector in Sweden, including Business Developer and Chief Investment Manager, with NCC BOT; Director, Project Finance, with Vattenfall AB; Managing Director, Idhammar System; and Managing Director, SveaBanken. He speaks English, German and Russian.


This event is free and open to the public.

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Pan Nordic Event at Nordic Heritage Museum



The Swedish-American Chambers of CommerceSeattle




Pan Nordic Event

6.00 pm, November 1, 2012

at the


We welcome you to an evening to celebrate the Nordic community in Seattle and to learn more about the Nordic business culture with our extraordinary panel consisting of Nordic consuls and prominent business leaders.

6:00 pm-6:45 pm Networking and exhibition: Eight Seasons in Sápmi, the Land of the Sámi People.
6:45 pm- Dinner Buffet & Panel Discussion

Panel topic: Business practices here in the Pacific Northwest as compared to those of the Nordic countries, synergies and dissonances.
Panel: Honorary Consul of Norway Kim Nesselquist, Honorary Consul of Finland and President, Finnish-American Chambers of Commerce Matti Suokko and Honorary Consul of Sweden Lars Jonsson.
Moderator: Per Noren, VP at Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Location: Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 NW 67th Street, Seattle, WA 98117
Ticket: $35 SACC-Seattle members ~ $35 Nordic Heritage Museum members ~ $40 non SACC-Seattle members
Parking: Free
RSVP: By email to info@sacc-seattle.org, 425-952 6299
Payment: Issue a check to SACC-Seattle and mail to SACC-Seattle, 5350 Carillon Point, Kirkland WA98033

Payment and RSVP must be received by October 26, 2012
in order to facilitate for catering!


Iran, Israel and the threat of war –with Trita Parsi, September 12, 2012

Iran, Israel and the threat of war –with Trita Parsi

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Location: Swedish Cultural Center,1920 Dexter Avenue North, Seattle,WA98109

Time: 11.30am-1.30pm

Room: Three Crowns Dining Room (up stairs)

Price: $20 SACC-Seattle members/ $25 Non members (Lunch buffet included) Payment in cash or check.

Free parking

RSVP: info@sacc-seattle.org  No later then Friday September 7,2012


Consulate of Swedenand SACC-Seattle invites you for an afternoon of foreign policy discussion at the SwedishCulturalCenter. With us, we have the Swedish, Middle Eastern expert, Mr Trita Parsi. Based in WashingtonDC, Mr Trita Parsi is in Seattleon brief visit to talk about his latest book “A Single Roll of the Dice – Obama’s Diplomacy with Iran”.


Mr Trita Parsi will devote the lunch to talk about the most recent events inIranandIsrael, the escalating threat of military action and the implications forUSAin the middle of pending presidential election.


We will end the session with open floor questions to Mr Parsi.

Don’t miss out on this extraordinary occasion!


Trita Parsi is the 2010 recipient of the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order.  He is the founder and president of the National Iranian American Council and an expert on US-Iranian relations, Iranian foreign policy, and the geopolitics of the Middle East.  He is the author of Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Iran, Israel and the United States (Yale University Press 2007) as well as his latest book -A Single Roll of the Dice – Obama’s Diplomacy with Iran (Yale University Press 2012).


Parsi has followed Middle East politics through work in the field and extensive experience on Capitol Hill and at the United Nations. He is frequently consulted by Western and Asian governments on foreign policy matters. Parsi has worked for the Swedish Permanent Mission to the UN, where he served in the Security Council, handling the affairs of Afghanistan, Iraq, Tajikistan and Western Sahara, and in the General Assembly’s Third Committee, addressing human rights in Iran, Afghanistan, Myanmar and Iraq.


Parsi studied for his Doctoral thesis on Israeli-Iranian relations under Professor Francis Fukuyama at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. In addition to his PhD, he holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations from Uppsala University and a Master’s Degree in Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics. He has served as an adjunct professor of International Relations at Johns Hopkins University SAIS, an adjunct scholar at the Middle East Institute and as a Policy Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington DC (http://www.tritaparsi.com/ ).

Join SACC-Seattle at the annual Seattle Chamber event, All-Young Professional Network, at the Seattle Center, August 22, 2012

Don’t miss the largest Young Professionals event of the year!

Date: Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. 

Location: The Armory at Seattle Center, 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA98109 

Fee: $20 pre-paid ($25 after 8/20 and at the door) 

 Please visit the following link for registration and more information: http://www.seattlechamber.com/Events/EventDetails.aspx?articleID=2670 

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 Hope to see you there!

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