News from AmCham
Reform of rules guiding international recruitment agreed
(July 11, 2014)
Broad political agreement on reform of rules governing recruitment from abroad.
Includes faster and easier access to CPR-numbers and to start working.» Read more
AmCham's 2014 Foreign Company of the Year Nominations Open!
(June 30, 2014)
Nominations are open for AmCham's Denmark's prestigious Foreign Company of The Year, which highlights the importance of foreign direct investments and the positive impact foreign companies have on the Danish society. Previous winners include:
Biogen Idec (2013)
Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers (2010)
Award criteria AmCham's 2014 ...» Read more
The U.S. Embassy's 2014 Independence Day Celebration
(June 19, 2014)
On June 18, Ambassador Rufus Gifford and partner Stephen DeVincent, opened their home in celebration of American Independence. More than 750 guests from the worlds of politics, diplomacy, business, culture and education joined the celebration at the Ambassador’s beautiful gardens at ...» Read more
AmCham at Folkemødet: Networking and Debates Galore
(June 15, 2014)
On June 12-15, more than 80,000 people gathered on the Danish island of Bornholm for the 2014 Folkemødet, the fourth annual political “festival”, which takes place in the city of Allinge.
AmCham was present for the second time at Folkemøde, which ...» Read more
AmCham Speaks Out; The U.S. and the EU Should Tie the Knot!
(May 26, 2014)
"A free trade agreement will be beneficial to all... And criticism of investment protection and consumer safety misses the mark"
Thanks to the ongoing negotiations for a free trade agreement, there’s a renewed interest in the transatlantic economic relationship, something we ...» Read more
AmChams in Europe Launch TTIP Report
(May 09, 2014)
Executives from 21 AmChams from the wider Europe came together in Washington, DC and Dallas, Texas this week for a series of high-level government and stakeholder meetings as part of their annual Transatlantic Conference.
The five-day trip saw the launch of ...» Read more
Political Experts Discuss U.S. Midterm Election
(May 06, 2014)
More than 60 participants gathered at the Copenhagen Marriott on May 6 to hear an expert panel discuss the upcoming U.S. Midterm Elections. The 2014 elections are less than 6 months away, and Washington is already preparing for a battle ...» Read more
AmCham Members Support Somali Youth Outreach Program
(May 02, 2014)
AmCham Denmark, in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy, has facilitated member support for a new Somali Youth Outreach Program. The initiative will expose young Somali Danish teens to the many possibilities in the professional workplace.
During the Summer of 2014, the ...» Read more
2014 Executive Seminars in Analytical Chemistry (ESAC)
(May 01, 2014)
On April 30, AmCham welcomed 200 researchers, chemists, suppliers and industry experts at the Scandic Copenhagen for the 14th annual Executive Seminars in Analytical Chemistry (ESAC 2014).
ESAC 2014 was sponsored by AmCham Denmark's Analytical Instruments Committee and is the result ...» Read more
Expat Leaders Meet Copenhagen Mayor at International House
(April 08, 2014)
On April 8, International House Copenhagen hosted AmCham’s Expat Leadership Forum and senior HR executives for a roundtable session with Copenhagen Mayor for Employment and Integration, Anna Mee Allerslev.
The session was kicked off by Thomas Jakobsen, the head of Copenhagen ...» Read more