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Wednesday, December 4

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You are cordially invited to the….

Annual Christmas Dinner and Fundraiser

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
Cocktail Reception beginning at 6:30pm
Dinner and Program following at 7:30pm

The Peninsula Chicago
108 East Superior Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611

Tickets are $165 for SABC Members and
$195 for Non-Members

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Admission includes reception, a three-course dinner and wine.
Dress code: Business

The Christmas Dinner is a long-standing tradition of the SABC and is a great opportunity for the Swiss-American business community to celebrate the holiday season, see old friends, meet new friends and to bid for unique auction items.

The event is the primary fundraiser for the SABC and vital to continuing the SABC’s overall mission. A portion of the proceeds will also be donated to a local charity.

If you wish to become an event sponsor, please send an email to for more information.


Second Upcoming Event

Wednesday, October 30

Swiss Peer-to-Peer Conference 2019

October 30th 2019, 8 am – 10 pm

The Mid-America Club
200 E Randolph Street, Chicago, IL

On behalf of the Swiss Business Hub USA, we would like to invite you to the 1st annual Swiss Peer to Peer Conference USA on October 30th. Held at the beautiful Mid-America Club in Chicago, this conference aims to foster meaningful conversations and connections across industries and to strengthen the Swiss-American business network in the USA.

Who should attend?

– Executives of Swiss companies in the USA;
– Executives of US companies with a subsidiary in Switzerland;
– Executives of US companies representing Swiss companies in the market;
– Executives of Swiss companies planning to set up a subsidiary in the USA;
– Swiss working as executives in the US.

Please join us for a full day conference featuring top notch speakers on topics including Internationalization, Swiss Branding, Innovation, Collaborative Solutions, Site Location/Economic Incentives and Workforce Solutions.

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Your ticket includes full conference access, lunch, and networking reception dinner with ample opportunities to mingle, network and connect with speakers and attendees.



SABC Innovation Award

In 2018, SABC launched the Switzerland Innovates Initiative. The Initiative promotes Swiss Innovation in the Chicagoland area through events, networking and information exchange. In connection with the Initiative, the SABC awarded the first Innovation Award to BIG KAISER Precision Tooling Inc. at our annual Christmas Dinner in December 2018.

The SABC is pleased to request applications for the 2019 SABC Innovation Award.

We invite all interested SABC members to email to a 150 to 250-word description (pictures and/or videos are welcome) of any innovative product or service that your organization has launched within the last 3 years that has strengthened the US-Swiss business relationship. All entries will be submitted to the SABC Innovates Initiative committee for consideration for the 2019 SABC Innovation Award.

We will be welcoming entries until October 31, 2019. The winner will be announced at the SABC Christmas Dinner on Dec. 4th, 2019.

The judging committee will consider the following criteria:
The innovation was launched by an organization based in the Midwest, that is Swiss or US, that works in close collaboration with a Swiss organization.
Did the product or service meet an unmet need?
How unique is the product or service?
What new value has been created for the end-user?
What financial evidence or market acceptance information does the product or service have to support it?



Browse photos from our past events below.

Young Professionals Event
Tornos Event
UIC School of Design
2019 SABC Annual Members Meeting


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