Club Update

You still have time to join other Club members for the upcoming Business Exchange on February 12th, follow the link in the schedule below.  Then there are several other events coming up including a Speaker Series starting in March and a Tasting Series taking shape for the Spring. There is also an important note below that affects Swedes traveling to the US!
Keep your eye on your postal mail for a Club newsletter in the next few weeks!

Membership Dues

In coming weeks you will receive payment information for your 2009 Membership Dues, which will remain at just 300 SEK. Thank you in advance for your prompt attention to this. And if you are one of the few who have not yet paid your 2008 dues, we ask that you do so immediately or, alternatively, send an email to if you no longer wish to be a member.

Upcoming Club Events 

Date Event Location
February 12 Business Exchange  S|E|B Retail Headquarters, Stockholm
February 19  Third Thursday Hilton Stockholm Slussen
March 19  Third Thursday Hilton Stockholm Slussen
March 24  Speaker Series: Anders Lago/Robert Hilton   Scandic Sergel Plaza, Stockholm
March 25  Tasting Series: American Wines 101 To Be Announced
April ?? Easter Egg Hunt Details To Be Announced, want to volunteer?
April 16 Third Thursday Hilton Stockholm Slussen
May 4 Speaker Series: Jan Frydman  Scandic Sergel Plaza, Stockholm
May 21  Third Thursday  Hilton Stockholm Slussen 
TBA Speaker Series: Karin Henriksson Scandic Sergel Plaza, Stockholm

For the full list of events and updated information, as always, visit The American Club website: 

US Embassy Advisory – Swedes Traveling to the US

A reminder that new travel rules went into effect on January 12, 2009 for Swedish passport holders entering the US on the Visa Waiver Program:
As of that date, all Swedish passport holders intending to visit the United States must complete the online Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) before they travel.
For more information visit the websites of the US Embassy ( or the (US Customs and Border Patrol).  Safe travels!