NACC General Manager, Inger M. Tallaksen, received the Nora Award for Women of Achievement on June 6, 2017

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Recipient of the Nora Award for Women of Achievement, Inger M. Tallaksen The Nora Award for Women of Achievement 2013 had been declared the Year of Women in Norway in recognition of the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote. With this in mind, the NACC’s board of directors agreed to establish an award focusing on women’s achievements only. The criteria for receipt of this award are extraordinary achievements within a chosen field, including but not limited to, business, the arts, science and exploration. The recipient must have reached a level of achievement where her accomplishments are highly respected and […]

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Dale of Norway

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For over 130 years, Dale of Norway has been developing, producing and distributing the finest Norwegian sweaters in the world, and continues to this day to offer leading innovations within knitwear of 100% wool. Founded in 1879 in the quaint village of Dale, the brand is best known for their premium quality, attention to detail, and beautiful classic designs inspired by Norwegian patterns and the active Norwegian lifestyle. Dale of Norway is still designing and knitting their garments in the historic factory, fully operated by hydropower since 1879. The highly competent and experienced staff follows every process in the production, […]

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Watch: NACC Co-hosting Pioneering Sustainable Solutions: Building the Economy of the Future at Bloomberg, May 23

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On May 23, 2017, Bloomberg Government and the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce (together with DNB, Statoil, the Norwegian Consulate General, Amundsen Ventures, and Innovation Norway) hosted Pioneering Sustainable Solutions: Building the Economy of the Future, a series of in-depth conversations on how innovation, entrepreneurship and private and public partnership are being leveraged to build a better society—whether it’s investing in clean energy, good governance or a strong digital infrastructure—that’s committed to solving social, economic and environmental challenges. Watch the recorded broadcast: Norwegian Panelists:  Anita Krohn Traaseth, Innovation Norway Harald Serch-Hanssen, DNB Sonja Chirico Indrebø, Statoil Jan-Erik Hareid, Alliance Venture Ole-Erik Vestøl […]

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Innovations at SAS: Presentation by Max Knagge, May 18

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The Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce in New York is seeking a new General Manager

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The Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce (NACC), based in New York, is seeking a new General Manager. We are looking for candidates with a unique skill set. Click here for full job description. We encourage all applicants to send their resumes to info@naccusa.org by May 19, 2017.  In your cover letter you should answer two questions: Why are you interested in the position? What specific skills would you bring to the position? Interviews will be scheduled for June 2017.  We hope to extend an offer by the end of June, the new GM’s duties to commence September 1, 2017. Note: […]

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Increasing Trade between Norway and Philadelphia – Full Video of March 30 Report Launch Event

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“The source of this data is the result of a cooperative project between the NACC (Philadelphia chapter) and Temple University School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management, that generated a comprehensive report on the possibility of increased bilateral trade between Philadelphia and Norway. The report was originally presented in December 2016.” – NACC Member Michael Kleiner Public Relations and Design The full report can be downloaded here.   

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NACC National President, Giacomo Landi, met with Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs

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NACC National President, Giacomo Landi, met with Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs at Capitol Hill at the presentation of the report, “Norway Creates Jobs in the U.S.” The report is available as a free PDF download.

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Norway Creates Jobs in the U.S.: Embassy Report

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Norway.org: A new report by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington, D.C. shows that Norwegian companies, U.S. exports to Norway and Norwegian investments create nearly half a million jobs in the United States. The jobs are found in all 50 states and span a range of economic sectors. The report is available as a free PDF download. The report, Norway Creates Jobs in the United States: Norway’s Impact on the American Economy, prepared by the Embassy, finds that Norwegian companies and investments support 470,000 jobs in the United States, broken down as follows: 32,597 supported by Norwegian-affiliated companies 22,476 supported by […]

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Blenheim Restaurant’s cooking segment on Good Day New York

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NACC member Blenheim Restaurant on Good Day New York, a cooking segment with owner Morten Sohlberg featuring Icelandic lamb from Blenheim Hill Farm Upstate New York, and Skyr yogurt from Icelandic Provisions. Blanched kale blended with Skyr, lamb meatballs with mint, thyme and nutmeg. Served with Sunchokes from the restaurant’s farm. Click here to watch  

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Philly Shipyard, Inc.

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Philly Shipyard Celebrates Keel Laying Milestone for Fourth Product Tanker for Kinder Morgan Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSI), the wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Philly Shipyard ASA (Oslo: PHLY), held a ceremonial Keel Laying today for the fourth product tanker in a four vessel order for American Petroleum Tankers (APT), a Kinder Morgan, Inc. subsidiary.   Steinar Nerbovik, Philly Shipyard’s President and CEO, remarked, “Within the last seventeen years of building great ships, we’ve also built great teams and a best in class workforce. The shipyard is a place where you can be a part of something big, and we are always […]

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