The Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce is active in nine major U.S. business regions. Members include leaders of Norwegian and American firms successfully pursuing business in the dynamic Norway-U.S. market. Over the years the Norwegian economy has created attractive opportunities for trade relations with the U.S. in banking/finance, energy, the maritime and offshore industries, technology and environmental resource management, among others. Today, Norwegian entrepreneurs are coming to the U.S. creating a thriving environment of new ideas and networking opportunities. Membership in the NACC offers access to the vibrant Norwegian-American business community. Click here to view our membership video.
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- Lawyer, businessman, philanthropist, mentor, Maitland is a man for all seasons and a global ambassador for the maritime industry. Tell us about your early life. Since grade school my family and I lived near salt water, and in retrospect I was destined for a career that was more or less maritime. Like a lot of kids, I was fascinated by those plastic Revell ship models that could be assembled from out of a box. My mother was American and my father, who was lost three months after I was born, had been a bomber pilot in the Royal Air […]
- The Norwegian Christian Home and Health Center, located in Brooklyn, New York, is a full-service modern health care facility consisting of a 135 bed Skilled Nursing Facility, an 88 bed Assisted Living Facility and a 28 bed Independent Living Facility; it also offers two beds for short-term respite care. In addition, services are provided for physical, occupational and speech therapy to both discharged patients and to the community at an on-site Outpatient Rehabilitation Center. The Home had its beginnings early in the 20th century when a Norwegian immigrant couple, George and Amanda Hanson, aware of the vulnerability of homeless Scandinavian […]
- Gibney, Anthony & Flaherty, LLP is a well-established full-service commercial law firm with offices in New York and San Francisco. Our unique blend of resources, experience and talent enables us to resolve the varied and complex issues facing our clients with a personal and measured touch. We approach each matter entrusted to us as an opportunity to foster genuine and long-term relationships. To that end, we strive fully to understand our clients’ concerns and objectives and to collaborate with them through every step in the process. This synergistic approach has empowered us to create tailored and innovative programs that have […]
- Draken Harald Hårfagre – The world´s largest Viking Ship built in modern times. In the summer of 2010, on a small island in Norway, a band of veteran boat builders, craftsman and artists undertook the challenge to build the largest Viking longship to sail in modern times. The Draken Harald Hårfagre was created from a patchwork of historical clues. Builders looked at the archaeological record, what bits of Viking ships have been found and they used the knowledge of the traditional wooden ship builders along the Norwegian coast. Inspiration was also drawn from the sagas that were written down a […]