AmCham Joins Members at Folkemødet!
On June 15-17, AmCham joined member companies at the annual Danish democracy festival ‘Folkemødet‘, which takes place on the idyllic island of Bornholm.
AmCham attended a variety of events in line with our general purpose of strengthening the voice of international business and promoting innovation, jobs, and growth in Denmark. Additionally, AmCham member companies participated in more than 100 events at Folkemødet. See the full list here.
On Saturday afternoon, AmCham members, political stakeholders and “Friends of America” gathered at Hotel Allinge for AmCham’s ever-popular American Barbecue with U.S. Ambassador Alan Leventhal delivering welcoming remarks.
Thanks to all of our Elite Partners for their support in making AmCham’s Folkemødet presence possible.
Every year on the idyllic island of Bornholm, Folkemødet (The Democracy Festival of Denmark) is the platform for 3-days of dialogue and debate between civil society, politicians, business, media, universities, and citizens at large.
The festival takes place in the small town of Allinge, which is turned into a large celebration of Danish democracy with more than 2,000 political events organized by 650 different organizations. The Democracy Festival of Denmark has become an important democratic event in Denmark with the purpose of creating informal meetings and dialogue between decision makers and citizens. Read more at: