OUR MISSION

Our mission is to encourage and promote the exchange of technology, trade, and culture between Sweden and the Greater Philadelphia region while providing members with a spectrum of services, business networking, and social events.

The goal of SACC-Philadelphia is to offer a comprehensive package of business-related services to members and non-members and to provide attractive network opportunities. SACC-Philadelphia strives to continuously develop its services and network in order to always be an attractive partner for its members.

 

WHO IS SACC USA?

 
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SACC-USA AS THE UMBRELLA ORGANISATION

  • 20 regional Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce across the United States

  • We serve more than 2,300 members in Sweden and the U.S.

  • The second largest European Chamber of Commerce in the United States

YOUR BRIDGE BETWEEN SWEDEN AND THE U.S.

  • Our mission is to facilitate and support trade, commerce, and investment between the U.S. and Sweden

  • We help Swedish companies find the right partners in the USA – and vice versa

  • Wide network and contact-generating tools and methods – ensures that products, services, and information are presented in the right way to the right people

  • We have been growing our network of skilled local professionals throughout the United States since our foundation in 1988.

SACC-PHILADELPHIA

  • Founded in 1999 as a non-profit membership organization

  • Serving Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and the Delaware region

  • The Greater Philadelphia area is the fourth largest regional economy in the U.S.

  • The area is conveniently located in the center of the northeast corridor, between New York and Washington, D.C. Due to the location, Philadelphia has much to offer any company interested in doing business in a lively and flourishing region with many opportunities.

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OUR SERVICES

We offer a number of benefits to our members, both through services and out extensive network.

SACC-Philadelphia continuously works to strengthen the bond between Sweden and the Greater Philadelphia Region. Our chamber has organized and participated in several trade missions, assisted Swedish companies with opening head offices and expanding their presence in the U.S. To support its members, the SACC-Philadelphia office assists with everything from helping newcomers in the Philadelphia Region set up an office or establishing contacts with local companies, to performing market analyses and marketing campaigns. The same is done for companies looking to establish themselves in Sweden.

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

In addition to our business services, the Chamber arranges a number of social and business events each year. All members of SACC-Philadelphia have access to communication channels and a big network; be it through direct business contacts or through one of the various events offered during the year. 

As our member, we are happy to get you connected with other Swedish companies with a strong presence in the Greater Philadelphia area such as:

  • QlikTech

  • SKF

  • Skanska Construction

  • Alpha Laval

  • SCA

  • IKEA

  • H&M

OTHER CONNECTIONS

Great connections to other organisations like

  • Scandinavian-American Business Forum

  • American Swedish Historical Museum

  • Swedish Women’s Educational Association (SWEA)

  • The Philadelphia Chapter, Kalmar Nyckel Foundation

  • The VASA Order of America

  • Old Swedes Church