Eliason Merit Award 2016

Fashion designer and entrepreneur Anine Bing received the prestigious Eliason Merit Award (EMA) in Los Angeles, CA on March 22nd 2017. She received the award for her ability to successfully raise Sweden’s profile within the fashion industry and significantly contributing to strengthening Swedish-American relations.

EMA2016 took place at Jonathan Beach Club, a private members club located on the shores of Santa Monica with panoramic views of the pacific ocean. The evening included a red carpet arrival and an intimate Ceremonial Dinner followed by an exclusive VIP Reception with Live Performances by “Riot Child” and “Bloke & Bird” in the award winners honor.

 

Photo Credit: Maria Tornberg
Award recipient Anine Bing with model Mini Andén and model/actress Izabella Scorupco.
Photo Credit: Helena Gytare
The band “Riot Child” with SACC-LA Board Member Sara Ekman.
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The band “Bloke and Bird” on stage.
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SoCal Deals Leader at PwC Mattias Gunnarson with his team from PwC.
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SACC-LA Board Member Kim Swartz, with Robert Patrick Winston, Jennifer Åkerman, SACC-LA President Gudrun Giddings and Keith Berglund.
Photo Credit: Helena Gytare
Boel Kolber from SWEA Los Angeles with EMA-recipient Anine Bing and Minna Manzokova from SWEA Los Angeles.
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DICE LA General Manager Christian Grass with his team from DICE enjoying the VIP dinner.
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SACC-LA Advisory Board Member Tobias Ekman, with SACC-LA Board Member Fredrik Löving and guests.
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Cecilia Rimér Sandgren with husband,  Cinematographer and Academy Award winner Linus Sandgren and EMA-recipient Anine Bing.
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The Eliason Merit Award winner Anine Bing with guests enjoying the live performances
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SACC-LA Board Members Sara Ekman and Janina Boss.
Photo Credit: Maria Tornberg
SACC-LA Board Member Emil Abedian with guests.
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SACC-LA Board Member Jennings Segura with guests.
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SACC-LA Board Member Daniel Wagner together with Jennifer Wakefield.
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Three time Oscar Winner Per Hallberg with his wife Holly Hallberg.

EMA2016 Official After Movie from SACC-LA on Vimeo.

Video Credit: Mikael Berg

Eliason Merit Award 2016 Partners

Eliason Merit Award 2016 Sponsors

Eliason Merit Award 2016 Performers