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A Taste of Politics and Wine – AmCham's Holiday Reception (December 12, 2012)
The Hilton Copenhagen Airport was host to a splendid combination of political insight, networking and exclusive American wines. AmCham Denmark and the U.S. Embassy's Commercial Service teamed up for this annual holiday ...
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AmCham Finance Committee Meets with Tax Minister Holger K. Nielsen (December 03, 2012)
On Friday 30 November an extended Finance Committee – supplemented by a handful of Board Members – met with Danish Tax Minister Holger K. Nielsen. The meeting was an opportunity for ...
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A Sellout Crowd at AmCham's 11th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner (November 26, 2012)
The beautiful Vesterhavet Ballroom at the Copenhagen Marriott was the backdrop for AmCham's 11th Annual Family Thanksgiving Dinner on Sunday, November 25.  A sellout crowd of 360 participant this year ...
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AmCham's Expat Leadership Forum Kickoff (November 20, 2012)
November 19:  AmCham's Expat Leadership Forum kicked off with a fantastic meeting at the beautiful Weber Grilleriet venue in Frihavn.  The forum members consist of top level executives and managers ...
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AmCham Denmark Speaks Out: The Tax Paradox (November 09, 2012)
OpEd published in the Danish Business Daily, Børsen With the Danish Government’s revised tax proposals, businesses will avoid three of the most annoying tax initiatives that Christiansborg has invented in recent ...
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AmCham Members Celebrate U.S. Presidential Elections (November 07, 2012)
Two events in Copenhagen provided opportunities for AmCham members to anticipate the outcome and implications of the 2012 U.S. Presidential elections. Election Night PartyA sell-out crowd of Danish-American political enthusiasts, politicians, business ...
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Healthcare Committee Meets With Growth Team Chairman (October 25, 2012)
On October 25, AmCham Denmark's Healthcare Committee conducted a roundtable meeting with Allan Søgaard Larsen, CEO of Falck and chairman of the Government's Growth Team on "Health and Welfare Solutions". The ...
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Green Partnerships for Growth Focuses on Energy Efficiency Opportunities (October 10, 2012)
The Confederation of Danish Industry (DI), AmCham Denmark and the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen deliver new Green Partnerships for Growth (GPG) event. On October 10 more than 100 business leaders and ...
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McDonald’s Named AmCham's 2012 Foreign Company of the Year (October 03, 2012)
McDonald’s recognized for showing innovation and growth in a mature market while actively investing in its employees. An independent jury consisting of Sten Scheibye, Chairman for the Danish Trade Council, Lars ...
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2012 Foreign Company of the Year Finalists Announced (September 20, 2012)
2012 Foreign Company of the Year: Meet the Finalists! AmCham Denmark is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2012 Foreign Company of the Year.The winner of this prestigious award will ...
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AmCham Board meets with Venstre's Claus Hjort Frederiksen (September 17, 2012)
On September 17 AmCham’s Board of Directors met with Venstre's Claus Hjort Frederiksen following its quarterly board meeting. Frederiksen, who is a former Finance and Labor minister, shared his assessment ...
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AmCham Denmark Holds 6th Annual Foreign Investor Summit (September 13, 2012)
Denmark continues to receive global praise for its business friendly environment and as an attractive place to live. Nevertheless, over the last 10 years, Danish companies have steadily invested more ...
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Joseph Quinlan and The Case for Investing in Europe (September 13, 2012)
“You know, I’m tired of always hearing about China, India, Russia and the BRICs” Joseph P. Quinlan quipped in the beginning of his presentation on “The Case for Investing in ...
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The Economics of a Healthy Workforce (September 13, 2012)
How spending money on keeping people healthy can be the best investment. Everyone agrees that Denmark, like most of the world, is facing serious economic challenges. To address these challenges, the ...
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AmCham's 2012 Business Barometer Survey Released (September 12, 2012)
International Companies Challenged by High Costs of Doing Business in Denmark AmCham Denmark has just released its annual survey of international companies with activities in Denmark. The survey looks at each company’s ...
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AmCham and Fulbright Partner on U.S. Study Seminar (August 28, 2012)
More than 70 curious parents and students gathered at the U.S. Embassy on August 27 to learn about the practicalities of choosing and applying for university study in the U.S.A. With more than ...
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Team UPS Wins 2012 AmCham Cup (August 20, 2012)
August 23:   The annual AmCham Cup Golf Tournament took place yesterday at the exclusive Simon’s Golf Club in Humlebæk, with Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers as the event's main sponsor. Thirty teams ...
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Shawn Waddoups Receives Honorary Membership (August 09, 2012)
Shawn Waddoups, economic officer at the U.S. Embassy, has been named as the Chamber’s 13th Honorary Member in recognition of his outstanding service as AmCham’s ex-officio liaison board member from ...
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2012 Independence Day Celebration at Rydhave (July 02, 2012)
On June 29, Ambassador Laurie S. Fulton graciously opened her home in celebration of American Independence. More than 1,600 guests from the worlds of politics, diplomacy, business, culture and education ...
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Europe Still Matters: U.S. Firms Should Stay the Course (June 18, 2012)
Despite current economic challenges, new study finds Europe remains the most profitable and easiest region to do business for U.S. companies. A new study by Joseph Quinlan, Fellow at the Center ...
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California Wine Institute Delivers on Summer Promise (June 13, 2012)
On June 12, the California Wine Institute and AmCham teamed up to deliver a fantastic afternoon of networking and wonderful California wines. About 60 participants gathered at the U.S. Embassy ...
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Innovation into the Future with Better Place (June 07, 2012)
On June 6, AmCham Patron member Better Place Denmark hosted a Business After Hours event on the topic of innovation. Participants gathered at Better Place’s stylish test drive facility in ...
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2012 Foreign Company of the Year! (June 05, 2012)
Background AmCham Denmark's prestigious Foreign Company of The Year award highlights the importance of foreign direct investments and the positive impact foreign companies have on the Danish society. Previous winners include: Siemens (2011) Crowne Plaza ...
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Green Partnerships - A Win-Win for Public and Private Sectors (June 04, 2012)
On May 31, the U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and the Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt launched Green Partnerships for Growth in Copenhagen. This bilateral initiative builds on ...
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EU Data Privacy Legislation To Impact All Businesses (May 24, 2012)
On May 24, AmCham Denmark teamed up with the U.S. Embassy’s Commercial Service for an informational seminar on the future of data privacy in the Europe Union. Nearly 60 participants ...
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Talking Digital with Kaiser Permanente CEO George Halvorson (May 10, 2012)
In connection with e-Health Week, AmCham Denmark in partnership with HIMSS Europe organized a exclusive session featuring Kaiser Permanente’s Chairman and CEO, George Halvorson. Approximately 60 participants gathered at Bella Center, ...
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Healthcare Minister Astrid Krag Discusses Vision for the Future (May 03, 2012)
On May 2, Danish Healthcare Minister Astrid Krag met with AmCham members to discuss her vision for the Danish healthcare system. Nearly 80 business leaders gathered at the Copenhagen Marriott ...
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TGIF at AmCham's First Member Orientation Meeting of 2012 (April 23, 2012)
AmCham's first member orientation meeting in 2012 was held at AmCham's waterfront offices last Friday, April 20.Participants enjoyed learning about how to capitalize on AmCham membership benefits, as well as ...
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2012 Executive Seminars in Analytical Chemistry (ESAC) (April 19, 2012)
On April 18, more than 200 researchers, chemists, suppliers and industry experts gathered at the Scandic Copenhagen Hotel for the 12th annual Executive Seminars in Analytical Chemistry (ESAC 2012). ESAC 2012 ...
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Dale Carnegie's CEO Talks About Employee Motivation in a World of Change (April 17, 2012)
On April 17, AmCham Denmark members gathered at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel for an executive leadership session on ‘How to Increase Competitiveness in a Global Marketplace’ with Dale Carnegie ...
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Annual Meeting reviews successful year and sets course for 2012 (March 30, 2012)
AmCham Denmark has reviewed its business plan, approved a budget, set membership dues, elected board members – paving the way to  build on the successes of 2011. The actions came ...
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Novozymes named 2012 Transatlantic Company of the Year (March 29, 2012)
The Danish bio-solution provider Novozymes has been named as the winner of AmCham Denmark’s 2012 Transatlantic Company of the Year. The annual award highlights the importance, contributions and positive impact ...
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Debate: Europe and the United States Can Increase GDP By Billions (March 29, 2012)
Transatlantic trade is the world's largest single standing commercial relationship. Together, the United States and Europe represent approximately half the world's economic output. However, the value of transatlantic trade is ...
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Good News in Challenging Economic Times (March 21, 2012)
AmCham and Copenhagen Capacity joined forces to discuss some good news in these less than ideal economic times. While many companies are considering downsizing and outsourcing, DNP Denmark and YXLON ...
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Finalists for 2012 Transatlantic Company of the Year Announced! (March 16, 2012)
  AmCham Denmark is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2012 Transatlantic Company of the Year: A.P. Møller - Maersk is a worldwide group of companies devoted to lasting success in the ...
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"Economic Statecraft"... Secretary Clinton Hosts Global Business Conference (March 09, 2012)
On February 21-22, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hosted a Global Business Conference in Washington DC. 200 representatives of U.S. business support organizations and U.S. corporations in over 110 ...
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Danish Defense Minister Shares Vision For Future (March 05, 2012)
On March 5, Danish Minister of Defense Nick Hækkerup met with more than 75 AmCham Denmark members and defense industry representatives to share his views on today's security challenges and ...
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Heritage Foundation Shares Economic Freedom Index Findings (February 28, 2012)
AmCham Denmark, The Danish American Business Forum, and the British Chamber of Commerce came together at last to present the Heritage Foundation's James Roberts, who shared the 2012 Index of Economic ...
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160 Night Owls Attend AmCham / DAFF Super Bowl Party (February 07, 2012)
On February 5th, 160 American Football fans gathered at Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers for the live broadcast of Super Bowl 46, the championship game of the National Football League (NFL). ...
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AmCham Kicks off the New Year with Margrethe Vestager (January 30, 2012)
On January 26, AmCham Denmark Patron Members gathered at Rydhave, the home of U.S. Ambassador Laurie S. Fulton, for AmCham’s annual New Year’s Reception. This year’s guest of honor was ...
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Health Care Committee Roundtable with Per Okkels (January 30, 2012)
On January 25, AmCham’s Healthcare Committee met with the Healthcare Ministry's newly appointed Permanent Secretary, Per Okkels.  The meeting was a successful dialogue promising a solutions-oriented cooperation in the future. The ...
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New Government Agency for Attracting and Retaining Talent in Denmark (January 18, 2012)
Jakob Jensen has been named Director for the newly created agency under the Employment Ministry.  The Agency will handle attracting and retaining talent, and will focus on helping to increase ...
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U.S. Chamber President delivers 2012 State of American Business Address (January 12, 2012)
On January 12, Tom Donohue, President & CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, delivered his annual State of American Business Address where he outlined five immediate priorities that the ...
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