Norwegian Refugee Council USA

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About Founded in 1946, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is one of the world’s most respected international humanitarian organizations. With more than 6,000 dedicated employees around the world, we work to help people forced to flee. We provide food assistance, clean water, shelter, legal aid and education to six million refugees and internally displaced people. With projects across 32 countries, we meet urgent needs and help create a future for people forced from their homes. What we do We deliver high-quality humanitarian assistance where needs are greatest. Through our programmes we provide assistance to prevent further displacement and contribute to […]

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Young Associate Event at the Danish Embassy

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On January 25th, NACC-MA held its biggest Young Associate event yet, in collaboration with the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce and the American-Danish Business Council. 60 young professionals from Scandinavia as well as the U.S attended the event, hosted by the Embassy of Denmark. Attendees listened to speakers from Statoil, Terma and Skanska speak about being Scandinavian companies competing in the U.S market, and enjoyed drinks and food at a networking reception in the Ambassadors residence after. Thank you to the Danish Embassy and Ambassador Lars Gert Lose for hosting. We are looking forward to future YA events and further collaboration […]

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Statsraad Lenmkhul in Norfolk

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NACC-MA had the honor of hosting a reception event at the magnificent Norwegian tallship Statsraad Lemkhul in Norfolk. The ship had sailed all the way from Bergen, Norway.  Members and guests of NACC-MA got the honor of listening to inspiring speeches by our own Katharina Brekke-Powers as well as co-host Col. Gerhard Larsen from the Norwegian Airforce, while enjoying a full meal of traditional Norwegian food

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Nordic Happy Hour for Young Associates

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Together with our Dansih colleagues from the American-Danish Business Council, NACC-MA hosted a happy hour for Young Nordic Associates. With a great turnout from all of the Nordic countries, Young Associates had the opportunity to Network and Socialize with their Nordic colleagues. NACC-MA is looking forward to strengthen the Nordic Young Associate community further with exciting events in the future. Stay tuned!

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Norwegian-American achievement and trade award 2016

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On November 3rd NACC New York Chapter hosted its annual NACC Trade awards at the Metropolitan Club in New York. KONGSBERG has been nominated for this year’s Trade Award as well as Mr Are Traasdahl receiving this year’s Achievement award for his outstanding entrepreneurial successes.

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15th Annual Transatlantic Forum 2016 (Chicago Oct 24-25)

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DATE:  October 24-25: Chicago Join the Transatlantic forum where policymakers and knowledge producers meet to forge and develop long-term partnerships, and to discover cross-disciplinary and groundbreaking new ideas. The forum was established in 2002, by Norway’s embassies in Washington and Ottawa to promote ST&I cooperation. It has since then developed into an important annual transatlantic arena. In 2016, humanities and social sciences – and societal challenges – are at the core of the program: “Finding human solutions to societal challenges” Register and Event Information

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NACC Dinner and Award Presentation ( New York Nov 3)

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DATE: November 3rd – New York City Join this year’s Annual Norwegian-American Achievement and Trade Award dinner at the Metropolitan Club in NYC. This event gathers representatives from the Norwegian-American business communities on a national level and we are honored that KONGSBERG has been nominated for this year’s Trade Award as well as Mr Are Traasdahl receiving this year’s Achievement award for his outstanding entrepreneurial successes.   Register and Event Information  

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Select USA Investment Summit

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On June 21-23, Ambassador Heins led a delegation of companies and trade and investment organizations from Norway at the Select USA Investment Summit in Washington, D.C. President Obama was the keynote speaker and emphasized that “when your companies come together, you help bring countries and cultures together. you generate greater understanding among people from different parts of the world. That’s one of the most important things that you produce, and you should never underestimate its value”. The NACC-MA appreciates the opportunity to be included and part take such a great event.

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Innovation and European Networking

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The chambers and councils ADBC, BABA, FACC, NACC and SACC-DC co-hosted a European Networking event on June 7th, 2016 at the Embassy of France. The event featured Mr. Alan Gregerman ‘one of the most original thinkers in business today’ and was followed by a networking session. The event had a great turn out and we thank Mr. Gregerman for his brilliant remarks. We look forward co-hosting events with our European friends in the future.

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Energy Reception

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Together with the Royal Norwegian Embassy and Norwegian companies Statoil and DNV GL, NACC-MA hosted an Energy Reception at the Norwegian Ambassador’s Residence on Tuesday, June 14th. The evening program featured speakers from Statoil and DNV GL and we had the opportunity to learn more about Statoil’s 2016 Energy Outlook and development of offshore wind in the U.S., as well as DNV GL’s vision for floating offshore wind. The 1-hour program was followed by a networking reception where our 70 guests enjoyed Norwegian salmon and ‘meat soup’. A big thanks to everyone who participated and made this a great event!

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