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NOREX Reception at Norway House

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We welcomed officers with the Royal Norwegian Home Guard and Minnesota National Guard to the NOREX Reception on Tuesday February 19, 2019. More commonly known as the NOREX Troop Exchange, this program, in its 46 th year, brings around 100 Norwegian Home Guard soldiers to Camp Ripley for two weeks of winter training. At the same time, a similar number of Minnesota National Guard soldiers, are in Norway doing training in the Norwegian mountains. This is the oldest reciprocal troop exchange program between two sovereign nations in the world. A reception with cash bar and hosted hors d’oeuvres was sponsored […]

Fjording in Minnesota

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See the great blog post from Fjording – Nordic Ice Cream, one of our Norwegian food company visitors —      

Norwegian Food and Beverage Companies visit Minneapolis

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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 a blast – see pictures

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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.  

NACC North visits Oslo Innovation Week

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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/

Firmly Anchored in the US: IKT Telemark NACC’s newest member

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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 […]