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Your business is NACC MA’s business. NACC MA is becoming the leading Mid-Atlantic Norwegian-American business and resource center for promotion and development of trade and commercial activities between Norway and the U.S. Mid-Atlantic Region.

The creation of new business opportunities is important to expand economic activities that can benefit US Mid-Atlantic and Norwegian business communities and members of our organization. The resource center is working to connect with state, regional, local, public, and private organizations and companies in both countries to create common business interests and sustainable economic growth.

It is our goal to bring US and Norwegian public and private business development organizations, small and large businesses, and investors in both countries together, and to assist in market integration, business partnerships, and joint ventures.

Public Business Development Services

Common goals of public and private business development services and programs in both countries are to attract new businesses, stimulate private investment, create businesses opportunities and jobs, and to encourage the retention and expansion of companies.


Throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region and in the many Norwegian counties, local offices provide one-on-one business assistance in start-up and business development. Services include:

  • Strategic planning and marketing

  • Investment tax credits and loan guarantees

  • Workforce development

  • Regulatory and permitting assistance

  • Business location services

  • Business and technology quality improvements

How to start and run a business in Norway

The Ministry of Trade and has provided guidelines on their website on how to start and run a business in Norway. For information, please click here.