Oct 11, 2023

Awards Dinner Commemorates the Transatlantic Relationship

On October 10, more than 145 AmCham members and stakeholders gathered for AmCham’s 2023 Business Awards Dinner at Moltkes Palæ.

The event commemorates the importance of the transatlantic economic partnership – and celebrate the success of foreign companies investing in Denmark – and Danish companies investing in the United States.

The evening’s featured a keynote by Minister of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs, Morten Bødskov who shared his vision for strengthening transatlantic trade & investments.

This year, AmCham awarded its first ever Transatlantic Person of the Year, recognizing individuals who have played a pivotal role in strengthening the bonds between Denmark and the U.S. This year’s award went to Steffen Kretz & Lillian Gjerulf Kretz, Danmarks Radio’s U.S. Correspondents for the last 6 years. In their acceptance speech, the couple reflected on their experiences reporting on the U.S. economy, politics and culture.

The evening concluded with the U.S. Ambassador Alan Leventhal announcing the winners of the 2023 Foreign Company of the Year, which went to MSD (accepted by Managing Director Ece Bayrak), along with the 2023 Transatlantic Company of the Year, which went to UXV Technologies (Accepted by Co-Founder Johan Stecker Nielsen).

Read about the Foreign Company of the Year here.
Read about the Transatlantic Company of the Year here.

Thanks to our sponsors Copenhagen Capacity, Weibel Scientific and RiskPoint for their support in making this event possible.