These are some of the benefits your organization can enjoy as a member:
- Business Matchmaking Service
We connect you to individuals within the network that can provide you with professional services such as attorneys, bankers, real estate agents, marketing consultants etc. This is what we call ‘Business Matchmaking’ and it has become one of our most popular services.
- Informative Events and Networking
You will be invited to participate in SACC-Chicago’s seminars, conferences and other informative events. Meet many interesting speakers, special guests, and well-placed executives and officials from the Americas and Sweden. Network with your colleagues in the rapidly growing Swedish-American business community in Chicago. Meet and share information and experiences with executives and members of many regional and bi-national chambers of commerce and international business organizations in Chicago.
- Corporate Branding, Marketing and Sales Programs
We put together corporate programs, which are custom-tailored branding, sales and/or marketing programs for corporations that are looking to expand on the U.S. market, make their brand(s) known, reach new customers and increase sales.
- Custom Tailored Trade Missions
We custom tailor Trade Missions for companies interested in a new market. Through our local chambers we ensure that products, services and information are presented in the right way to the right people. Trade missions should be considered as a first step for companies to evaluate their potential to establish/expand in the U.S. and for business regions to form strategic alliances that are mutually beneficial for their region and their potential U.S. partner(s) as well as attracting companies to their region.
- Flash & eCurrents
We distribute eCurrents -a high quality journal with news and information relating to our Swedish-American business network as well as regional Chamber events. Our electronic newsletter reaches more than 4,500 recipients.SACC-Chicago also distributes Flash. This is our quarterly newsletter that summarizes all our local events and happenings.
- J1 Visa Service
We offer a J-1 Trainee-Visa that provides young professionals with work experience abroad. Member companies get access to SACC-USA’s database with highly qualified trainee candidates. A host company may also utilize the SACC-USA J1-Visa Service for internal rotation or training programs.
- Membership Directory
We publish an essential resource for Midwest Networking: the SACC-Chicago Membership Directory.