Tribute to Past Presidents – Special Guest H.E. Ambassador Kåre R. Aas

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To see more photos from the event on May 14  click here

NACC President Ole Chr. Schroder and reigning World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen

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SAS has entered into a global partnership with World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen and the company Play Magnus AS. The partnership will help to realize his dream of bringing chess to the wider world. The partnership will give SAS customers the chance to play against Magnus Carlsen, the highest-rated chess player in history.

Take a look at SAS’s new long haul cabin!

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Go to naccusa.tumblr.com to read the whole story behind the refreshed cabin, and to see more photos.

Photos from the Official Opening of the 100th Anniversary Year

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On Wednesday, April 1, a luncheon and panel debate took place in New York City with a key note address from the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Børge Brende, who also officially opened NACC’s 100th anniversary celebration.

Photos from the 21st Annual Joint Shipping Conference

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Hellenic-American/Norwegian-American Chambers of Commerce 21st Annual Joint Shipping Conference. February 11, 2015. At the Waldorf-Astoria, New York City. Click HERE to see photos from the event.

New General Manager for SAS Americas

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Max Knagge has been appointed to succeed Stefan Larsson and become the new General Manager for SAS, Americas. Max brings significant experience from his previous SAS management assignments in Sweden, including roles as Head of Global Agent Sales, Director for Charter Sales, and also Director of Business Development in Marketing and Sales units in Sweden. Max holds a Master of Science from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. “I look forward to the business challenge ahead of me in my new position, and my wife and two children look forward to the exciting experience of living in the […]

Consul General of Norway in Houston, Jostein Mykletun, hosting a dinner at his residence in honor of NACC Presidents’ Council annual meeting held in Houston, Oct. 30-31.

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Consul General of Norway in Houston, Jostein Mykletun (right), hosting a dinner at his residence in honor of NACC Presidents’ Council annual meeting held in Houston, Oct. 30-31. NACC National President Ole Chr. Schroder (left).

National Leif Erikson Day

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This day, October 9, is an annual observance that honors Leif Erikson, the Norse explorer who brought the first Europeans known to have set foot in North America. In 1925 at the Norse-American Centennial, President Calvin Coolidge gave recognition to Leif Erikson as the discoverer of America due to research by Norwegian-American scholars such as Knut Geirset and Ludvig Hektoen. United States Representative, John Blatnik from Duluth, introduced a bill, in 1963, to observe Leif Erikson Day nationwide. In 1964, the United States Congress authorized and requested that the President create the observance through an annual proclamation. President Lyndon B. […]

Norwegian historians discuss the influence of the founding fathers on the Norwegian constitution

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NORWEGIAN HISTORIANS DISCUSS THE INFLUENCE OF THE FOUNDING FATHERS ON THE NORWEGIAN CONSTITUTION AT THE NATIONAL CONSTITUTION CENTER Philadelphia, PA (October 2, 2014) – In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Norway’s constitution, the National Constitution Center and the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce Philadelphia co-present a conversation on the influence of the U.S. Constitution on the Constitution of Norway featuring University of Oslo Professor Ola Mestad and University of California Professor Kaare Strøm. National Constitution Center President & CEO Jeffrey Rosen moderates.  The conversation will draw inspiration from the forthcoming book and exhibition, Red, White and Blue: Norwegian Constitution, American Inspiration.   […]

The Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is happy to announce the 2014 Recipients of the Norwegian-American Achievement and Trade Awards

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The Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is happy to announce the 2014 Recipients of the Norwegian-American Achievement and Trade Awards The Achievement Award goes to Mats Zuccarello, the Norwegian ice hockey player with the New York Rangers, for his outstanding performance as a major hockey player who was the highest point scorer during the regular season, taking the NY Rangers to the Stanley Cup play-offs. In recognition of his efforts, the fans voted him the player who performed above and beyond expectations, earning him the Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award last winter. Zucca, as he is popularly called, is considered […]