Constitution Day Celebration

On June 5th the Ambassador hosted a celebration of the 168th anniversary of the Danish Constitution. More than 600 guests were at the residence to celebrate, with Danish Minister of Defense, Claus Hjort Frederiksen, kicking off the night with the traditional constitution speech. Congressional Friends of Denmark Caucus co-chair Congressman Tom Cole then spoke about …Continue reading »

New ADBC Executive Secretary

As of August 1st Lina Gandløse Hansen will be leaving her post as Commercial Counselor at the Embassy of Denmark, and thus also her position as Executive Secretary at the American Danish Business Council. She will take over the position as General Consul in Munich, Germany. ”The last three years as Executive Secretary of ADBC …Continue reading »

EU Open House at the Embassy

The 13th of May the EU delegation to the United States and the European Embassies in the United States opened the doors to the Washington public. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the embassies offered a rare look inside the buildings providing a unique opportunity to experience the country’s cultural heritage. EU Open House is …Continue reading »

Increased member satisfaction with ADBC

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In this and the coming newsletters, we will feature an article series focusing on the benefits of being a ADBC member, seen from a member perspective. In this first article, we will focus on the two Danish companies Terma who produce military equipment and the shipping giant Maersk. We have asked Jay Bonitt, Vice President …Continue reading »

Trade Council welcomes new advisor

Andrew Kessler is our newest Senior Commercial Advisor within the Danish Trade Council’s Energy & Environment Team. He is responsible for the Biogas and Waste sectors. Andrew began his career as an investment banker holding senior positions as a corporate finance and M&A professional at various firms in New York and London executing equity, debt …Continue reading »

Women and Innovation – the perfect match

On June 13th, the Embassy of Denmark and the Center for Transatlantic Relations at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University hosted a high-level panel debate on women and innovation with a focus on how entrepreneurship can provide important means for women to empower themselves in the future job market. Innovation …Continue reading »

Greetings from the Ambassador

Dear ADBC members,

It gives me great pleasure to bring this update to you. The first half of 2017 is coming to an end and what a memorable 6 months it has been, with a great number of events and important visits celebrating and strengthening the ties between Denmark and the United States.

Following the visit by the Danish Prime Minister …Continue reading »