Johan Ernst Nilson – Motivational Lecture followed by a Business Mixer

On Wednesday April 16th, our members and friends had the luxury of listening to one of the world’s most extreme explorers, Johan Ernst Nilson, who gave us valuable inspiration to make the impossible possible. In a fully seated seminar room at the Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, the guests enjoyed […]

The screening of “Leave the World Behind”

The event on Tuesday 8th turned out to be a major success! SACC-LA was very happy to see so many familiar faces, both celebrities and members. We would also like to direct an extra thank you to our sponsors Volvo Cars, the Los Angeles Film School and RSA Films. When […]

Exclusive interview with Movits!

“It was damn near impossible to find a good band name so we chose Movits!” – Johan Rensfeldt, singer of the band.  There were no greater thoughts behind Movits! choice of name (besides a vague connection with the Swedish legendary poet Bellman’s character Father Movitz) but today the name is […]

C&CO is hiring in Los Angeles

C&CO help companies grow. Our clients are typically large organizations (Absolut Vodka, Estée Lauder, Jameson Whiskey, MoMA) that are being disrupted (usually by digital or other innovation). Or, they are smaller and the ones doing the disrupting themselves. The third category are companies that we incubate and invest time and […]

The Scandinavian Pre-Oscar Party 2014

The Scandinavian Pre-Oscar Party 2014 turned out to be a great success and we are so happy that so many known and new faces joined us!  Over 300 guests came to celebrate Scandinavian film and the Oscars at Jack Rutberg Fine Arts Gallery.  After the guests had arrived and had […]

The Scandinavian Pre-Oscar Party 2014 Invitation

There’s something in the LA-air these days, and we can all feel it. The 86th annual Academy Awards is around the corner and parties and luncheons for this year’s Oscars are already being held all over the city. Now SACC-LA invites you to join the Scandinavian Pre-Oscar Party 2014, celebrating […]

Exclusive Interview with Markus Manninen

Markus Manninen – the animation genius behind the international successes Kung Fu Panda and The Croods. On a sunny February afternoon we made our way into the Dreamworks studio in Glendale, California. As soon as we reached the gate we noticed that this place is just out of the ordinary. […]

Kerstin Alm – Photographer

With a wonderful sense of humor and a tremendous love for photography Kerstin Alm has captured the events in the Swedish community in LA for almost five decades.  We are very grateful for her dedicated work and would like to share some of her photos with all of you. Kerstin […]

Staffan Eklund – The Pastor of the Church of Sweden in Los Angeles

Staffan Eklund, The Pastor of the Church of Sweden in Los Angeles, Paula Thelin, Head of Communications SACC-LA On Sunday December 15th I met with Staffan Eklund, the new Pastor of the Church of Sweden in LA. We talked about having the courage to leave the old behind and face new […]

Eliason Merit Award 2013 – Highlights

Over 700 guests joined us on November 22nd on the W Hollywood Hotel Rooftop to celebrate award winner and birthday boy Steve Angello when he was receiving the Eliason Merit Award 2013.  After the guests arrived and had their photos taken on the red carpet they went up to the rooftop where […]