Vestas Transatlantic Company of the Year

On March 21, 2017 Danish Deputy Chief of Mission to the U.S., Lars Bo Møller, and U.S. Charges d’Affaires, Laura Lochman, presented Vestas as winner of the 2017 Transatlantic Company of the Year Award, at AmCham Denmark’s Annual Meeting and the Transatlantic Summit at Maersk Headquarters in Copenhagen. The Danish Transatlantic Company of the Year …Continue reading »

Danish American Business Forum Annual Meeting 2017

On March 22nd the Danish American Business Forum held its annual meeting in the FOSS Innovation Center in Hillerød, Denmark. The keynote speeches commonly denominated the topic of business framework conditions under the newly appointed Trump administration, as well as the broader political landscape in general. Furthermore, Kim Vejlby Hansen, CEO, FOSS as well as …Continue reading »

Denmark stands alongside the U.S. fighting ISIS

The Danish Foreign Minister, Anders Samuelsen, met with ministers of the global coalition against ISIS. Along with 67 other countries, the Danish Foreign Minister, Anders Samuelsen, took part in a ministerial meeting in Washington D.C. against the terror organisation ISIS. Denmark is one of the most committed countries to the ISIS-coalition and contributes both militarily …Continue reading »

SelectUSA Investment Summit

In less than two months, on June 18-20, the SelectUSA Investment Summit will take place in Washington, D.C. This year’s theme will be “Grow with US” and the Summit will address many of the issues foreign companies might have with their potential or existing investment in the United States. The newly appointed U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross, will host the event and this is a chance to learn first-hand the business investment priorities of …Continue reading »

Trade Council launches Urban Solutions Platform

The Trade Council in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs recently launches a platform to promote Danish Urban Solutions. With ever growing challenges around the globe due to increasing urbanization, demand for Danish innovative, sustainable and intelligent solutions is high. The Trade Councils extensive global network provides ample opportunities for export, and with the launch of …Continue reading »

Ambassador hosts Danish Minister of Business and Deputy Assistant Secretary Tasharski for a roundtable dinner with ADBC members

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 »

Greetings from the Ambassador

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 »

Danish Veterans will join Warrior Week

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 »