The Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce – Upper Midwest Chapter (NACC-UMW) is part of the national Norwegian Chamber of Commerce. The chapter is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN and serves a membership based in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Montana.
NACC- Upper Midwest Chapter –
Founded in 1968, the Minneapolis-based chapter of the NACC, (NACC-UMW) is dedicated to foster bilateral commercial ties between the United States and Norway.
Our territory covers the entire Upper Midwest (Iowa, Minnesota, North and South Dakota, and Montana).
With a large and active Scandinavian community,the Upper Midwest is a natural and receptive market for Norwegian companies
The NACC – UMW works closely with the Minnesota Trade Office and is well placed to assist its members in affairs related to Norwegian-American commerce, and well as helping new members making initial contacts in the community.
Our focus for 2015 –
With the election of a new Board of Directors, we will continue to focus to cover a variety of topics that are of interest to the business interests within our chapter. We will also endeavor to attract the attention of Norwegian Chambers of Commerce in order to showcase the Midwest as an attractive place to do business, with significant resources in law, banking, advertising, manufacturing, medical device, insurance, and farming, to name but a few. We are home to several Fortune 500 companies, we have a great educational system, fantastic nature, and a very high quality of life with plenty of entertainment.
We look forward to meeting these challenges head on, and are confident that we will be successful.
Ole Koppang – President