03 Nov 2016
Norwegian-American Achievement and Trade Awards
03 Nov 2016 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM Export to Calendar 
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Metropolitan Club

1 East 60th St
New York , NY 10022 - United States

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You are cordially invited to Dinner and Award Presentations

Achievement and Trade Awards

Thursday, November 3, 2016
Reception at 6:30 PM
Dinner at 7:30 PM

The Metropolitan Club
1 E 60th St, New York, NY

The recipient of the 2016 Achievement Award



Norwegian Entrepreneur in New York, the founder and CEO of TAPAD, a company on Forbes’ list of America’s most promising companies. Prior to TAPAD, Mr. Traasdahl founded Thumbplay, a mobile entertainment service that he grew to $100 MM in revenue in less than 3 years before exiting.

Mr. Traasdahl has more than 15 years’ experience in mobile and digital content. He is a frequent contributor on mobile advertising technology for outlets such as CNBC and Bloomberg News, and he has been featured in Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, Ad Age and other major news outlets. He was recently named one of Business Insider’s “Most Important People in Mobile Advertising”.

The recipient of the 2016 Trade Award:



Kongsberg is an international, knowledge-based group that supplies high-technology systems and solutions to customers in the oil and gas industry, the merchant marine, and the defense and aerospace industries. The company, which enjoys a more than 200 year long history since the establishment in Norway in 1814, has a successful business history in the U.S. which goes all the way back to the late 19th century. Today the company has locations in 12 U.S. states.