Export Promotion The Danish Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs is in the United States this week for a week of promoting Danish exports, with visits in Boston, Washington D.C. and California. In Boston the Minister visited Massachusetts Institute of Technology to learn more about how they transform their students’ ideas into innovative businesses, …Continue reading »
Dear Members of American-Danish Business Council.
As 2017 gets underway and winter turns to spring, it is with great pleasure to share this ADBC Newsletter with you.
In this issue you can read about a fundraising event we hosted last week in the residence to support the Danish Chef Claus Meyer’s social development program. The evening was a great success. I believe that supporting programs …Continue reading »
Supporting Wounded Veterans Every year, the community around the city of Virginia Beach and the surrounding military bases celebrate Patriot Festival during the weekend after Memorial Day. Three years ago, the United Services Organization (USO), an organization dedicated to support members of the US military and military veterans, decided to use that festival as the …Continue reading »
Danish hockey star Lars Eller plays for the Washington Capitals so get your tickets to Danish Heritage Night at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC on March 14th when The Washington Capitals plays The Minnesota Wild.
ADBC members participated in the Fundraising Event on March 1st at the occasion of the launch of the “Dining with Design” concept and the fundraising event in support of the Brownsville Community Culinary Center To start off the night, Ambassador Lars Lose gave the opening remarks, followed by a stirring speech by Claus Meyer. Over …Continue reading »
Status on Exports After a record year in the growth of Danish exports to the U.S. in 2015 and stagnation in 2016, Danish exports are off to yet another significant increase according to the Export Forecast from the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In the analysis from Statistics Denmark, in 2015 Denmark’s total exports to …Continue reading »
On May 13th 2017, the Delegation of the European Union to the United States and the Embassies of 28 EU Member States to the United States open their doors to the public during the EU Open House Day. As an exclusive opportunity for our ADBC member companies, the Embassy of Denmark invites you to showcase …Continue reading »
Networking Event The American-Danish Business Council had the pleasure of inviting their Young Professional Members to a networking event at the Embassy the 25th of January 2017. 40 young American professionals joined for an evening of vibrant networking in addition to valuable company presentations. Investing in the U.S. The Young Professionals Network offers members the …Continue reading »
Introducing ADBCs new Administrative Assistant It is our pleasure to introduce Mie Bjerregaard, ADBC’s new part-time assistant, who will help facilitate the continued growth of the organisation. Mie Bjerregaard will primarily be handling billing and back-end operations. As we grow as an organization, increasing our back-end operations capabilities has been an important focus. This is …Continue reading »
On January 11th 2017, the Embassy of Denmark and World Resources Institute (WRI) are organizing the event “Rethinking urban transportation: How can cycling and public space contribute to better cities?” Leading up to the event, the Embassy of Denmark and WRI are organizing a bicycle tour in Washington D.C. which will feature high ranking civil …Continue reading »