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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.

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

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  

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.

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.

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!

Annual Embassy Roundtable

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On Tuesday, June 14th NACC-MA and The Royal Norwegian Embassy co-hosted the Annual Embassy Roundtable at the Norwegian Embassy’s Chancery. The event provided our members a unique opportunity to participate in an open forum with Senior Counselors from the various sections at the Norwegian Embassy. Attendees learned about The Norwegian Embassy’s priorities and outlook for 2016, as well as upcoming events that may be of interest to NACC-MA members and the local Norwegian-American Business Community. A special thanks to the Embassy staff for their excellent remarks and our attendees who ensured a good discussion around the table. We look forward to next […]

NATO and Virginian Industry Unite at Collaborative Symposium

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NACC MA member Prox Dynamics/Arne Skjaerpe and NACC MA President KBP spoke at the recent NATO Industry Day held in Norfolk.  Prox Dynamics had a chance to show its Black Hornet to NATO officers including General Mercier/Supreme Allied Commander Transformation.  The topics for the symposium ranged from future trends, threats & opportunities for NATO, Doing Business with NATO, Cyber Security, disruptive technologies, and a presentation of the recent I3X exercise (Industry Involvement Initiative.) Click here for more information.

Satellite Technologies in Fisheries Monitoring and Surveillance

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On Tuesday, April 5th 2016, The Royal Norwegian Embassy, in cooperation with Kongsberg Satellite Services, hosted a breakfast seminar on Satellite Technologies in Fisheries Monitoring and Surveillance. The program featured speakers from, amongst others, Kongsberg Satellite Services, the Standing Committee of Parliamentarians in the Arctic Region, the Royal Norwegian Navy, and the Office of Marine Conservation, U.S. Department of State. NACC MA appreciates the opportunity to take part of such a great event.      

Nordic Young Associates Happy Hour in Washington DC

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The Nordic Happy hour on Thursday April 14th was a success where young associates working around the DC metro area came together to enjoy networking and a happy hour. The event was hosted by the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce, the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, the Danish-American Business Council and the Finlandia Foundation. We are already looking forward to the next one in June!  

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