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The Norwegian Embassy hosted a pre-launch for the project “Norway Creates Jobs in the US” at the Hawk ‘n’ Dove December 10th. Congress representatives and staffers joined Embassy staff, NACC-MA board members and member companies to learn more about how Norway and Norwegian companies create jobs in the United States. The project is a comprehensive study on the Norwegian economic impact in all 50 states of the US. NACC-MA highly appreciate the opportunity to be a part of the project and would like to thank the Embassy for the inclusion and cooperation. We look forward to the launch in 2016! […]
The Norwegian Embassy hosted a Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Union Station December 1st. The tree is a gift from Norway to the people of Washington, and a symbol of Norway’s appreciation for the strong friendship and relations between Norway and the U.S. Alaskan Senator Lisa Murkowski lighted the Tree and Norwegian singer Ida Jenshus entertained us with her lovely voice. With traditional Norwegian “gløgg”, Norwegian gingerbread cookies and a visit from Santa himself it was the perfect way to start the Holiday season. Thank you to our members that attended.
NACCMA attended the annual event on the tall ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl, one of the largest and oldest sailing ships in the world. November 5th, marked the ship´s 11th trip to Baltimore, after a six-week voyage from Norway to Baltimore. Nor Defense Attachè Office hosted the event, and a spectacular show was given by the Norwegian Navy cadets.
Thursday Oct 29th – Thank you to everyone for attending this year’s Annual “Welcome to Washington DC” Dinner Cruise and the Annual Meeting of Members. NACC MA hosted its Annual Meeting onboard the Mount Vernon , followed by a Dinner Cruise with 70 guests, members of NACC, Embassy representatives, friends, colleagues, and members of affiliated organizations. NACC MA would like to thank everyone who attended for making this night yet a successful event and we are already looking forward to next year! Thank you to His Excellency Ambassador Kåre R. Aas for attending and sharing his welcome remarks as well […]
Oct 7 2015 – The Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce celebrated a century of service to our members at the Metropolitan Club in New York on October 7th, 2015. Their Royal Highnesses, The Crown Prince and The Crown Princess of Norway attended the Gala as well as Norway’s Ambassador to the United State, The Honoroable Kåre Aas. Liv Ullmann received The Nora Award for Women of Achievement. Innovation Norway received The Norwegian-American Trade Award and Anita Krohn Traaseth/CEO accepted the award on behalf of Innovation Norway. From NACC MA, several board of Directors and officers attended, including our President and Secretary […]
Formed in 1972, Statoil is a technology-focused international energy company primarily focused on upstream oil and gas operations. Today Statoil is the world’s seventh-largest international oil company with over 20,000 employees across 37 countries, global production of around 2 million barrels of oil equivalent per day, and is an industry leader in applying technology to create innovative and responsible solutions for the world’s energy needs. Over the past decade, Statoil has expanded its US operations and is now the third-largest overseas investor in the US upstream oil and gas sector. From our US headquarters in Houston, we oversee a portfolio […]
Norway as an important trading partner for the United States. (Norway is the 5th fastest growing source of FDI into the US according to the US Bureau of Economic Analysis.) NACC/MA’s Katharina Brekke Powers recently visited Norway to meet with Norwegian and US companies. On May 21st in Kristiansand County and Næringsforeningen i Kristiansandsregionen, in cooperation with AmCham, Norway held a full-day symposium on “Multinationals In Kristiansand – Mobilizing for the Future”, which focused on attracting international businesses to the area. Interesting speakers from Citigroup, BI Business School, and Merce gave presentations. The day also included visits to three US-owned companies in Kristiansand – National […]
June 11, 2015; The Royal Norwegian Embassy hosted members from the NACC MA for the Annual Embassy Roundtable. Counselors for economics, politics, culture, science, climate and defense gave each a brief on their current activities and priorities. Ambassador Kåre Aas and Major General Finn Kristian Hannestad attended as well and gave a brief. The program included a special topic presentation on energy from new red corporate member Statoil and representative from the Department of Commerce attended and presented as well. Thank you to everyone who attended!
Norway Creates Jobs in the US The Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce Mid-Atlantic Chapter interviewed Ms Nina Langli from the Norwegian Embassy on April 29, to discuss the project “Norway Creates Jobs in the US” to get a better understanding of the project and who the beneficiaries are. Nina Langli works as a project manager at the Norwegian Embassy and is in collaboration with the Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce, Innovation Norway, Norwegian American Defense Industry Council, the Consul Generals, INTSOK and the Seafood Council conducting a project about Norway’s standing as a substantial investor in the US. For this […]
May 15, 2015 – Thank you to everyone who attended the Syttende Mai Dinner Dance Gala on May 15, at the Key Bridge Marriott! We hope you all had a great time! -photo credit: Ms Camilla Bache-Mathiesen