The NACC Presidents’ Council met in Philadelphia from Nov. 1-2 to discuss how to best serve the Norwegian-American business community.
Innovation Norway and the Young Associates from the Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce hosted a business panel on October 26 that showcased new Norwegian entrepreneurs in New York. They discuss the entrepreneurial journey, what it takes to be successful, how one can fund a startup and what challenges occur when doing business in the US. Panelists: Agnes Dyvik, Vio Preben Kristiansen, No Isolation Borge Strand-Bergesen, Henry Audio Thomas Walle, Unacast Moderator: Hege Barnes, Innovation Norway The event took place in the offices of Blank Rome LLP.
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 […]
NACC Mid-Atlantic donated to Disaster Relief activities in light of the devastation of hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and the earthquake in Mexico. The donation was provided to the Red Cross, an internationally recognized organization that provides support to all the affected areas of the recent natural disasters. NACC-MA: www.naccma.org
On September 20, Nordic Innovation House celebrated the opening of their second location at WeWork Grand Central in New York. View live stream from the event here. It was a full house with presenters from exciting companies and innovators from the Nordics, along with leaders from each Nordic country: Denmark – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Anders Samuelsen Finland – Minister of Foreign Trade and Development, Kai Mykkänen Iceland – Minister for Foreign Affairs, Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson Norway – Minister for Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende Sweden – Minister for Foreign Affairs, Margot Wallström Nordic Council of Ministers – Dagfinn Høybråten (Secretary […]
On September 12, NACC hosted a panel discussion regarding the recent Norwegian Election with Consul General of Norway, Mrs. Harriet Elisabeth Berg, Norway’s Ambassador to the UN, Mr. Tore Hattrem, and United States Ambassador (Ret.) to Norway, Mr. Barry B. White. The moderator was Ms. Christina Pletten, US Correspondent for Aftenposten. The panel discussion was held at Scandinavia House in New York City and was supported by the Norwegian Consulate in New York.
Eriksen Translations Ranked Among the Top 40 Language Services Providers in North America. Independent market research firm Common Sense Advisory recognizes Eriksen Translations Inc. as a leader in 43.08 billion global translation, localization, and interpreting services industry. BROOKLYN, NY (PRWEB) JULY 25, 2017: Eriksen Translations Inc. announced today its official ranking as one of the top 40 language services providers (LSPs) in North America. Issued July 2017 by independent market research firm Common Sense Advisory (CSA Research), the report titled “The Language Services Market: 2017” ranked Eriksen Translations Inc. as a top-grossing LSP in the 43.08 billion global market for […]
SAS – Scandinavian Airlines continues to invest in its SAS Lounges and have now opened the newly renovated lounge at Newark Liberty International Airport (terminal B). The 100 sqm larger lounge creates an exclusive space for SAS travelers to relax or work in front of their flight. The lounge (440 sqm) can now host more travelers and is designed with Scandinavian furniture and material. Some of the lounges new improvements include the new serving area with a wide range of cold and hot dishes, which are served throughout the day, a wide selection of magazines, a secluded guest work space, more outlets and more […]
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 […]
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, […]