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AmCham and U.S. Embassy Team up for 2013 Holiday Reception (December 16, 2013)
The Hilton Copenhagen Airport hosted 130 participants at AmCham’s 2013 Holiday Reception, with a combination of inspirational speeches and inspirational wines. AmCham Denmark and the U.S. Embassy's Commercial Service teamed up ...
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Minister Astrid Krag meets Healthcare Committee at Rydhave (November 25, 2013)
AmCham Healthcare Committee met with Minister of Health Astrid Krag for a roundtable discussion on November 25. The meeting was hosted by U.S. Ambassador Rufus Gifford at his Rydhave residence in Charlottenlund.
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AmCham Family and Friends Celebrate Thanksgiving in Style (November 24, 2013)
With sweeping views over the Copenhagen Harbor on a crisp, clear Sunday afternoon, AmCham celebrated its 12th annual Family Thanksgiving Dinner.  Host Copenhagen Marriott opened the doors to their Vesterhavet Ballroom, ...
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When Every Second Counts: The Need for Dedicated Emergency Broadband (November 14, 2013)
On November 14, AmCham Denmark, in cooperation with the Danish Technical University (DTU), Dansk Industri/ITEK and OSAC (Overseas Security Advisory Council) welcomed members and guests to a high-level conference aimed ...
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Roundtable with CEO of SKAT, Jesper Rønnow Simonsen (November 08, 2013)
The AmCham Finance Committee met with newly appointed Director of SKAT, Jesper Rønnow Simonsen for a roundtable discussion hosted by Konica Minolta on 8 November.
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A Cultural Evening of Art and Wine (November 06, 2013)
On November 6, AmCham teamed up with Statens Museum for Kunst and the California Wine Institute to deliver an evening of art, wine and networking. More than 60 participants gathered ...
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AmCham Participates in First Ever SelectUSA Global Summit (October 31, 2013)
On October 31, more than 1,000 participants from 60 countries gathered in Washington DC for the first-ever SelectUSA Global Investment Summit. This two-day Summit connected international and domestic investors, and firms ...
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Executives Talk about Competing for Internal Investments (October 29, 2013)
Managers of subsidiaries in Denmark know that they have to fight for internal investments from their headquarters in order to develop their Danish and Nordic operations. Competition is fierce, especially ...
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Getting the Spending Right: AmCham Healthcare Committee meets with KORA (October 26, 2013)
On October 25, AmCham Denmark's Healthcare Committee conducted a roundtable meeting with Jan Rose Skaksen, CEO of KORA and former economic advisor to the Government. KORA was established in 2012 by a ...
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AmCham And DI Advance Green Growth Agenda (October 23, 2013)
The Confederation of Danish Industry (DI), AmCham and the U.S. Embassy deliver inspirational "Green Partnerships" event On October 23, more than 150 business leaders and stakeholders gathered at DI’s newly renovated ...
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Minister Proposes Easier Exchange of Driver's Licenses (October 11, 2013)
New rules for exchange of foreign driver’s licenses are a significant improvement - if they can function in practice! The Danish Minister of Justice has just released a proposal that seeks ...
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Biogen Idec Named AmCham's 2013 Foreign Company of the Year (October 09, 2013)
By naming Biogen Idec the jury has placed particular emphasis on the contribution to employment and job creation as well as investments in Denmark, and they point to Biogens Idec’s facility in Hillerød being one of the largest greenfield investments ever made by a foreign company – so far creating 525 high wage jobs, of which 150 were created in 2012.
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AmCham Takes TTIP to the Table... (October 07, 2013)
Due to the U.S. government shutdown, the planned talks in Brussels on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (the T-TIP) this week were cancelled. This will inevitably delay the process, ...
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2013 Foreign Company of the Year Finalists Announced! (September 30, 2013)
AmCham Denmark is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2013 Foreign Company of the Year:
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AmCham Speaks Out: Denmark Needs International Investments (September 13, 2013)
Productivity and competitiveness are buzzwords in the present political discussion. For AmCham Denmark, competitiveness is all about attracting companies and their investments. If Denmark is an attractive place to do ...
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AmCham Denmark's 2013 Foreign Investor Summit (September 05, 2013)
AmCham’s 7th annual summit focus on drivers of investment and growth. More than 5 years after the onslaught of the financial crisis, Denmark is still struggling to return inward investments to ...
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High Cost Environment is a Challenge for International Investors (September 04, 2013)
AmCham Denmark has just released its 2013 Business Barometer, which is based on an annual survey of international companies with activities in Denmark. To see coverage in Berlingske, click here.Key Findings: AmCham Denmark’s ...
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Meet the new U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, J. Rufus Gifford (August 28, 2013)
  The United States and Denmark have enjoyed centuries of peaceful relations and broad cooperation. Having worked closely with President Obama and other leaders, the new U.S. ambassador to Denmark is ...
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AmCham Independence Day Family Picnic Caught on Video! (August 26, 2013)
  On June 29, more than 700 guests of all ages gathered at Rydhave, the official residence of the U.S. Ambassador, for AmCham Denmark’s 2013 Independence Day Family Picnic. This “community” event ...
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AmCham Cup 2013: Team Relocation Knows how to Move the Ball (August 23, 2013)
With mild temperatures and little wind, the weather was perfect for the annual AmCham Cup Golf Tournament on August 22 at Simon’s Golf Club in Humlebæk.  Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers sponsored the ...
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Green Partnerships Taskforce Meets With Climate and Energy Minister (August 12, 2013)
On Monday August 12, Danish Minister for Climate and Energy, Martin Lidegaard visited the AmCham office for a roundtable session with AmCham’s Green Partnership Taskforce. Participants included representatives from selected ...
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Rufus Gifford is Confirmed as U.S. Ambassador to Denmark (August 05, 2013)
On August 1, John Rufus Gifford was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark. Gifford has been one of President Obama’s strongest fundraisers, ...
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AmCham's Independence Day Picnic: American Food / Danish Weather! (June 29, 2013)
On June 29, more than 700 guests of all ages gathered at Rydhave, the official residence of the U.S. Ambassador, for AmCham Denmark’s 2013 Independence Day Family Picnic. This “community” event ...
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AmChams in Europe Launch 'The Case for Investing in Europe' (June 20, 2013)
The European Council of American Chambers of Commerce (AmChams in Europe), the umbrella organization for 45 AmChams in Europe and Eurasia, has recently launched a new edition of The Case for ...
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AmCham Denmark discusses investment climate at 'Folkemøde' (June 14, 2013)
At Folkemødet 2013 AmCham organized a debate on the contribution of multinational corporations to the Danish economy.
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AmCham's 2013 Foreign Company of the Year Nominations are Open! (June 06, 2013)
    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:  McDonald's (2012) Siemens (2011) Crowne ...
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AmCham Executives Join Öresundsgruppen to Discuss Future of Aviation (May 28, 2013)
Members of AmCham's Expat Leadership Forum joined the Öresundsgruppen (an informal network of Swedish and Danish senior executives), to discuss the future of the Scandinavian Aviation industry. The event took place ...
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U.S. and China - Economic forecasts and strategic planning (May 22, 2013)
On 15 May AmCham members participated in an exclusive U.S. and China Economic Update organized by the Danish-American Business Forum and the Danish-Chinese Business Forum and hosted by CBS. Guests were ...
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Drivers’ license update – Minister promises easing of restrictions in the Fall (May 16, 2013)
The Minister of Justice has confirmed they are working to ease criteria for exchanging foreign drivers’ licenses. Results to be “ready in the fall”. Driver’s experience level mentioned as possible criteria.
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Healthcare Committee meets with Danish Regions CEO Adam Wolf (May 16, 2013)
Healthcare sector is entering new territory with stricter limits on costs. R&D and innovation need to be prioritized further. The regions and the companies have many common interests.
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The Retail Revolution: Prepare for the Unexpected! (April 30, 2013)
On April 30, AmCham Denmark teamed up with Dansk Erhverv (The Danish Chamber of Commerce) and sister organizations WEAR and Guldsmedebranchen, for an informational seminar on the future of the ...
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Expat Leadership Forum visits the Danish Parliament (April 24, 2013)
AmCham's Expat Leadership Forum met with host Benny Engelbrecht, Member of Parliament (S) at the Danish Parliament (Folketinget) for a discussion on ‘Working with the Danish Government.’ The event kicked off ...
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TERMA named 2013 Transatlantic Company of the Year (April 19, 2013)
Danish high-tech defense, security and space company, Terma, has been named AmCham Denmark’s 2013 Transatlantic Company of the Year. The annual award highlights the important contributions of Danish companies actively investing ...
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AmCham Announces New Chairman at Annual Meeting (April 19, 2013)
AmCham is pleased to welcome as its new Chairman Steve Shillington, Managing Director of McDonald’s Denmark, who took the chairman’s gavel at AmCham’s Annual General Meeting. Shillington takes over from Kim ...
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2013 Transatlantic Company of the Year Finalists! (April 10, 2013)
AmCham Denmark is pleased to announce the finalists for the2013 Transatlantic Company of the Year: AmCham congratulates these outstanding companies and wishes them well as AmCham's independent jury evaluates their accomplishments. ...
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2013 Executive Seminars in Analytical Chemistry (ESAC) (April 10, 2013)
On April 9, more than 200 researchers, chemists, suppliers and industry experts gathered at the Scandic Copenhagen Hotel for the 13th annual Executive Seminars in Analytical Chemistry (ESAC 2013). ESAC 2013 ...
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Reception for AmCham Fulbright Recipient Renee Cooper (April 05, 2013)
On April 4, a reception for Renee Cooper, Professor at the Fashion Institute for Technology in New York City and AmCham Fulbright scholar, was held at Søro, the home of ...
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AmCham Announces Recipients of Fulbright Grants (March 15, 2013)
In May 2009, AmCham Denmark marked its 10th anniversary with the establishment of an Education and Integration Fund. This fund is aimed at encouraging and supporting efforts by institutions, organizations ...
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Roundtable with Daniel Hamilton on Transatlantic Trade Partnership (March 13, 2013)
As part of his visit to Copenhagen, Daniel Hamilton, Director of the Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University and co-author of the annual publication “The Transatlantic Economy”, joined ...
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Finance Minister Bjarne Corydon Discusses Government's Growth Plan (March 07, 2013)
On March 7 nearly 90 business leaders gathered at Ernst & Young for a “Meet-the-Leaders” session with Danish Minister of Finance, Bjarne Corydon. This was the first opportunity for the Minister to meet with AmCham, but also a welcome opportunity to discuss the new “Growth Plan DK” and the general outlook for the Danish economy.
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Growth Plan Targets Foreign Investments and Talent (February 26, 2013)
Lower corporate tax and easier access to exchange of drivers’ license among initiatives. With the launch of the growth plan on February 26, the Danish government is aiming to increase both ...
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Foreign Investor Summit Captured on Video (February 22, 2013)
This short video gives a great overview of AmCham’s 2012 Foreign Investor Summit, an annual forum of private and public sector leaders, who share their thoughts and concerns over the ...
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U.S. Companies more Productive than Danish Counterparts (February 21, 2013)
AmCham meets with Chairman of Productivity Commission, Peter Birch Sørensen. On February 21, representatives of AmCham Denmark’s Board and the three of its policy committees met with Professor Peter Birch Sørensen ...
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AmCham's 2014 Yearbook and Membership Directory (February 14, 2013)

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Putting Talent at the Top of the Agenda (February 08, 2013)
AmCham meets Parliamentary Committee and Minister for Research and Innovation The AmCham HR Committee was the driver behind a series of events on February 5 focusing on the need for a ...
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Ravens Beat Out the 49'ers in Super Bowl XLVII (February 04, 2013)
On February 3rd, hardcore American Football fans gathered at Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers for the exclusive live U.S. Broadcast of Super Bowl 47, the championship game of the National Football ...
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AmCham & U.S. Embassy Commercial Service Team Building Dinner (January 28, 2013)
Not everyone can be a master chef, but we can certainly try. AmCham and the U.S. Embassy’s Commercial Service, along with members of the Department of State, came together to foster collaborative ...
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2013 Transatlantic Company of the Year Nominations are Open! (January 23, 2013)
Nominations are now open!  AmCham Denmark is now accepting nominations for its 2013 Transatlantic Company of the Year Award. Aimed at highlighting the significance of the transatlantic relationship, this award recognizes ...
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AmCham Denmark Speaks Out: Back to Driving School... (January 22, 2013)
Why do we make things so difficult for ourselves? On the one hand we encourage highly skilled, experienced professionals to come to Denmark, then we frustrate them by requiring that ...
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U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Debt Is Greatest Threat (January 16, 2013)
The U.S. Chamber President Tom Donohue delivered his annual State of American Business address on 10 January. The Chamber expects sluggish growth early in 2013, rising to 2-2½ % by the end of the year.
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AmCham’s New Year’s Reception with Margrethe Vestager (January 11, 2013)
On January 10, AmCham Denmark members gathered at the residence of U.S. Ambassador Laurie S. Fulton at Rydhave for AmCham’s annual New Year’s Reception. Our guest of honor for the ...
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