A big day at Norway House! And a filling one! A delegation of six high-end Norwegian food and beverage companies visited Minneapolis this week to discuss American market potential and opportunities. The visit culminated in a full day of meetings, presentations, networking, and of course a tasting event! –Rørosmeieriet –Holmen Crisp –ATNA-ØL’s Venner –Røyse Frukt-og bærpresseri –Fjording – Nordic Cream –Thorbjørnrud Hotell The delegation was hosted by Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) – Upper Midwest Chapter, now a program of Norway House, in partnership with Fossekall AS and the Norwegian Honorary Consulate General, Minneapolis, Sons of Norway with crucial support from Innovation Norway.
Julefest 2018 at the Watson Block in downtown Minneapolis had a sell-out and was a blast. Don’t miss the event next year … Some photos below… originals in this online storage drive.
Ryan Marth, executive committee member of the NACC North chapter, recently attended Norway’s Oslo Innovation Week (Sep 24-28). This recurring event includes many activities … including talks, pitches, conferences, workshop and networking. Afterwork parties. Artist surprises. For more information… see this link. https://oiw.no/
Fruitful Business Relationships The partnership between NACC and IKT Telemark has been going on for eighteen months, and has now been formalized through IKT Telemark’s membership in NACC. President of the Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce – Upper Midwest Chapter (NACC – UMC) Ole Koppang (left) welcomes IKT Telemark as a member. He remarks, “Telemark’s ambitious attitude toward the Midwest is welcomed in the local business environment.” The collaboration enabled a successful IKT Telemark delegation travel to Minneapolis in December 2015. Several of IKT Telemark’s members have major opportunities in the US market; five of them are working concretely […]
Please join the NACC-UMW on December 4th, 2014 for this timely discussion. How do we safely transport Bakken shale oil through the State of Minnesota to refineries on the East and Gulf coasts? Presentations and discussions with speakers that bring global, national, regional and local expertise on viable options, risk management practices and the economic impacts of the transportation of crude oil to the State and business community. The key note speaker for the NACC-UMW’s December 4, 2014 event at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Institute is Dr. Tom Bubenik, of DNV GL. DNV GL is a leading global providers […]