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 »
As part of the Warror Week, which you can read more about HERE, a reception at Sheraton Hotel on June 1st was held. The Danish Minister of Defense, Claus Hjort Frederiksen, Governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe, and Mayor of Virginia Beach, Will Sessoms, all held speeches praising the relationship between Denmark and the United States. …Continue reading »
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 »
As the first foreigners, Danish veterans were invited to celebrate the annual Warrior Week in Virginia Beach with U.S. veterans. Around 25 Danish veterans with family members and friends flew across the Atlantic to participate in this year’s Warrior Week from 1-4 of June in Virginia Beach, VA. For four days the wounded veterans enjoyed …Continue reading »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Following a visit to Warrior Week in Virginia, the Danish Minister of Defense Claus Hjort Frederiksen had a series of meetings in Washington D.C., and the Minister used the occasion to visit ADBC member Terma North America the 5th of June, on the Danish Constitution Day. Terma North America Inc. is a subsidiary company of …Continue reading »
Members of Congress joined the Embassy of Denmark and numerous ADBC members for the inauguration of the Danish Caucus on the Hill. On May 19th, members and friends of the Congressional Friends of Denmark Caucus participated in the Caucus’ first event of the 155th Congress.Rep. Rick Larsen, Rep. Stacey Plaskett, Rep. Ruben Gallego, Rep. Annie …Continue reading »
Dear Members of American-Danish Business Council.
It is with pleasure that I share this ADBC Newsletter with you, which will provide insights on the past eventful months for both the Embassy and ADBC.
In this issue, you can read more about the recent visits to D.C. by a number of members of the Danish government, including our Prime Minister, Lars Løkke Rasmussen. The Danish Prime minister was just the 9th head…Continue reading »