The Swedish Australian Chamber of Commerce (SACC) provides a platform to network with other organisations and individuals with Swedish-Australian business interests, to stay informed about latest trends, to make connections, to exchange ideas and to find synergies, business partners and like-minded people.
The SACC together with its Young Professional (YP) sub-committee is a growing organisation and apart from Sydney also operates in Melbourne VIC, Perth WA and Brisbane QLD with its own chapters activities and events. We have a strong focus on member benefits and offer value to our members, which supports growth and recognition within the Swedish-Australian business network.
BENEFITS & OPPORTUNITIES
EXCLUSIVE & EXTENDED NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS NETWORK
With over 120 corporate and professional members, the SACC is the largest and most established Swedish-Australian business network in Australia, since 1911.
Members gain access to regional Chapters, which provides services to companies and members outside Sydney and maintain a network across Australia. SACC Chapters are currently based in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane.
SACC is working in close relationship with the Embassy of Sweden, the Swedish Consulates and Business Sweden under the Team Sweden Australia initiative. The Ambassador of Sweden is an Honorary Member of the SACC Board.
We co-host events and collaborate with Nordic and other international Chambers, the European Australian Business Council (EABC), the Swedish Chambers International (SCI), Swedish Chambers ASIA Pacific and Australian Business Council of Sweden (ABCS).
OPPORTUNITIES TO ENGAGE, CONNECT, GET INSPIRED & STAY INFORMED
SACC/YP offers members and their company staff the opportunity to engage in a number of events and webinars ranging from business seminar series on current topics with high profile speakers, to the next generation of Australian-Swedish business, casual networking forums, breakfast seminars, lunches, educational seminars and social events around Swedish festivities. The highlight of the year is the Annual Christmas Event and Swedish Business in Australia Awards.
MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES TO A SELECTIVE AUDIENCE
SACC offers marketing opportunities through our monthly events, the quarterly digital Newsletter SWEDELINK with over 1700 recipients within the Swedish- Australian Business Community, via our website swedishchamber.com.au, LinkedIn and other Social Media. SACC & YP members are invited to contribute with company news/information and articles for the newsletter, website and social media posts.
SWEDISH CULTURE & VALUES
The SACC/YP membership provides companies, staff, expats, professionals and other individuals with a connection to Swedish values, culture and traditions.
EXTRA SERVICES & ACTIVE MATCHMAKING
Members gain access to extra services such as matchmaking, referrals, business contacts, opportunity to receive trade enquiries, social media postings, business mentorship program and recruitment opportunities across industries.
TEAM SWEDEN AUSTRALIA
Team Sweden is a network of government authorities, agencies and companies all working in different ways to promote Swedish export, investment and long-term promotion of the image of Sweden. Around the world, Swedish Embassies and Business Sweden work with Swedish promotion organisations and chambers of commerce to create local Team Sweden project groups. The focus is on exchanging promotion experiences, identifying Swedish solutions and systems that can be marketed internationally, recommending and coordinating special initiatives and conducting an ongoing dialogue with the business sector.
In Australia, Team Sweden is represented by the Embassy of Sweden, Business Sweden and the Swedish Australian Chamber of Commerce.
EUROPEAN, INTERNATIONAL, NORDIC AND OTHER SWEDISH CHAMBERS
The Swedish Australia Chamber of Commerce work very closely with the other Nordic and European Chambers, Swedish Chambers ASIA Pacific and the Australian Business Council of Sweden. The SACC is a member of the Swedish Chambers International (SCI) and the European Australian Business Council (EABC), which consists of representatives from many European Chambers based in Australia. Networking events and webinars are regularly organised with other Chambers and the collaboration opens up a large international platform with business opportunities for SACC and its members.
SACC & YP IS AS GOOD AS ITS MEMBERS – THE MORE WE GOT, THE BETTER WE ARE
We embrace the Swedish Australian Business Community; global, large, medium and small companies, to work together with us, to become members and to let us know what we can do for you, so we can even get better.
In return we facilitate platforms to create business, educational, cultural and social opportunities, company/brand exposure and professional enrichment.
Annual company membership and fees:
- Premium member $1950
- Corporate member $950
- Small Business member $350
Annual individual membership fees:
- Professional member $150
- Young Professional (YP) (age <35) $50
All prices excl. GST