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Centennial

Celebrating a Century of Commerce

In recognition of 100 years of faithful service to Swedish-American trade and business, the Chamber designated 2006 its Centennial year.

The Centennial festivities kicked off on January 13 with a grandiose black tie ball - Twelfth Night Ball- and culminated on September 26 and 27 with a Royal Gala Evening and a Centennial Symposium, featuring an exhibit highlighting important moments from the Chamber’s past century of Swedish-American commerce, musical performances, and a banquet in the presence of H.M. King Carl XVI Gustav of Sweden.

Centennial Silent Auction

On June 15, SACC New York held a Summer Dinner Dance and Silent Auction at the classic Westchester Country Club. Many wonderful items had been donated by our members and friends to celebrate our Chamber's 100th year. The auction catalog can also be downloaded using the link below. We are grateful for all extraordinary generosity and support. The money raised during the Centennial year contributed to the founding of the Chamber’s own scholarship fund, named the Centennial Scholarship Fund.

DOWNLOAD AUCTION CATALOG   |   DOWNLOAD LIST OF PARTNERS

Centennial Speakers

  • Mr. Carl Bildt, Former Prime Minister of Sweden
  • Dr. Vinton G. Cerf, Chief Internet Evangelist, Google
  • Mr. HÃ¥kan Eriksson, Head of R&D, Ericsson
  • Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
  • Dr. Paul M. Horn, Head of Research, IBM
  • Mr. Leif Johansson, President of AB Volvo & CEO of the Volvo Group
  • Mr. Lars G. Josefsson, President & CEO, Vattenfall
  • Mr. Dennis Kneale, Managing Editor, Forbes Magazine
  • Mr. Mats Lederhausen, Managing Director, McDonald's Ventures
  • Ambassador Gunnar Lund, Sweden's Ambassador to the U.S.
  • Mr. Alan MacDonald, Vice Chairman, Citigroup
  • Mr. Johan Norberg, Senior fellow, Centre for the New Europe
  • Ambassador Lyndon L. Olson, Jr., Chairman, SACC New York
  • Prof. C. K. Prahalad, University of Michigan, Founder and CEO of Next Practice
  • Mr. Gunnar Reitan, Acting President & CEO, SAS Group
  • Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, Earth Institute at Columbia University & The UN Millennium Project
  • Mr. Ã…ke Svensson, President & CEO, Saab
  • Prof. Lena Treschow Torell, President, The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences
  • Mr. Jacob Wallenberg, Chairman, Investor
  • Prof. Frank Wilczek, MIT, 2004 Nobel Laureate
  • Ambassador Michael M. Wood, U.S. Ambassador to Sweden
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