Finally Friday, November 22, 2013

Friday, November 22, 2013

Upcoming events  

Eliason Merit Award
November 22, 2013

Pay it Forward
December 2-3, 2013

SWEA LA Christmas Fair
December 15, 2013


Gold Members 

A Word from the Presidents

Hej alla,

Finally Friday and the Eliason Merit Award is finally here, tonight !!  

The award show is sold out but there are still some after party tickets available today until 4 PM online or you can try to buy them at the door starting at 10 PM tonight.

This is going to be a spectacular evening to remember that I am very much looking forward to celebrating with all of you !!

And speaking about celebrating, it is also our award winner, Steve Angello’s Birthday today so to Steve from all of us —

HAPPY BIRTHDAY and CONGRATULATIONS on the Eliason Merit Award  !!   

Gudrun Giddings                                      Kim H. Swartz

President of SACC-LA                            President of SACC-LA Foundation


Eliason Merit Award 2013
November 22, W Hollywood Hotel

After Party Tickets Still Available

The day we have all been waiting for is finally here!  Tonight Steve Angello will receive the Eliason Merit Award for this musical innovation that has put Sweden in the international spotlight.  We are so proud to present him with this well deserved award and it is going to be an awesome celebration tonight!  The award ceremony reception will start at 7.30pm.  When the guest arrive they will have their photos taken on the red carpet before they go all the way up to 12th floor where the ceremony is taking place.  During the ceremony, Steve Angello will receive the prize and talk about what the Eliason Merit Award means to him.  The Silent Auction with unique items from Swedish and Internationally renowned artists, designers and companies will be taking place during the award ceremony reception. You can check out all the items here

All of the guests will be served drinks from a full bar and Swedish inspired hors d’oeuvres.

When the award ceremony is over, the after party will kick off!  DJ MRTN will warm up the crowd before Rebecca & Fiona takes the stage.  After that Third Party will keep the party going all night and guests will be able to enjoy the free vodka and beer, dance and just have a good time!

It is not too late to get your tickets to the after party!  Come and enjoy a spectacular evening with us at the W Hollywood Hotel!

After Party ticket for $40 available until 4pm today, $60 at the door

When: Friday, November 22, After Party 10 pm – 2 am 
Where: W Hollywood Hotel Rooftop, 6250 Hollywood Blvd, CA 90028
Cost: $40 pre-sale (until 4 pm) $60 at the door
Table service: Please contact us via e-mail or phone 310-622-3616 for information or inquiries 

You can find all details on the website 
Please contact us if you have any questions:, 310-622-3617

Surprise Artists Announced
Rebecca & Fiona Performing Tonight


We’ve already announced our surprise performers in our social media chapels this week, and we are so excited to have them playing at the after party – Rebecca & Fiona!

“Being very active in the US over the past 2 years, and in LA and SoCal in particular we’re happy to be part of the Eliason Merit Award and celebrate fellow Swedes’ success in the market. Even more so since it’s Steve Angello receiving the award this year, he’s a true inspiration for us, both as Swedes and electronic dance music artists” says Rebecca & Fiona.

With Rebecca and Fiona, Third Party and MRTN the line up is complete. This is going to be a night to remember! Don’t forget to get your tickets here.

Live Updates from the Event

During the night of the event we will update our social media channels with what is going on in the moment.  We will be posting pictures and comments from the award ceremony and after party throughout the night.  Follow @SACC_LA on Instagram, @SACCLA on Twitter and like our Facebook page.  Everything that is going on during the night will also be found under the hashtag #Eliason2013.  Make sure to tag the pictures and updates you are posting from the night with #Eliason2013 too!


Job Opportunity
Quick Spot is Looking for Sales Reps


Excellent opportunity for anyone who can see the potential in the exciting advertising industry.  QuickSpot is a tech company that lets you customize your Video Ads/ Commercials online – a new and revolutionizing way to manage ongoing post production.  We are looking for independent sales reps with a vast network and connections.  Initially it will be on commission but could very well develop into a permanent position.  You will be part of a small company working with commission based sales and marketing.  We are looking for well-organized and highly motivated individuals.

“Every day, thousands of video ads are being produced and spread on the internet, television and in stores.  It is an ever changing and fast world where messages constantly need to be updated, edited, and renewed.  This is where QuickSpot comes into the picture; a web-based technology that lets you customize your video ads with just a few mouse clicks.  Become more efficient and relevant than ever before with fast and easy versioning through a streamlined online process instead of traditional post production.”

If you’re interested in this position, please send your resume and a description of why you are interested.

Sponsorship Spotlight
REC Solar

REC Solar, the nation’s leading solar electric solutions provider, and Costco Wholesale, the nation’s leading wholesale retailer, have partnered to offer Costco members complete, turnkey solar electric systems.  It has never been more convenient or affordable to purchase a solar electric system.  

REC Solar’s well-established partnership and large volume of business with Costco Wholesale allows us to offer Costco members the best value in the industry on solar electric systems.  After years of selling solar solutions together, that’s solar electric power savings you can trust! REC Solar has garnered a reputation in the industry for its excellence in solar electric system design and integration.  Our local and knowledgeable solar experts understand your needs, your unique requirements and make it simple to start saving with solar. Founded in 1997, REC Solar has helped thousands of homeowners across the nation go solar for over a decade.

Benefits of going solar with REC Solar and Costco
– The best value and highest quality workmanship in the industry
– Electric bill savings you can count on
– Local service and customer support
– The convenience of shopping at your local Costco warehouse


For more information, contact REC Solar via LinkedIN, visit or REC Solar’s Facebook page.


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