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  • The Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce » Achievement Award 2014
    as a major hockey player who was the highest point scorer during the regular season taking the NY Rangers to the Stanley Cup play offs In recognition of his efforts the fans voted him the player who performed above and beyond expectations earning him the Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award last winter Zucca as he is popularly called is considered one of the highest achieving sports persons in Norway and

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  • The Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce » Achievement Award 2013
    and Sandberg alias Roenberg established themselves in the American market with their spots for Capital One Labatt s and especially with their USA Today Superbowl 2001 Viewer s Poll winning spot Rex for Budweiser In 2008 they won a Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival award for their Hydro commercial The Train Loop Together with fellow Norwegian director Harald Zwart they own and run Motion Blur a production house for commercials Founded in 2002 it is now one of the largest and most award winning production companies in Scandinavia In 2006 their first feature film Bandidas opened worldwide In 2008 their second feature Max Manus Man of War premiered Max Manus became the highest grossing Norwegian movie in modern times shattering box office records by selling 1 2 million tickets in Norway alone meaning 25 of the country s population went and saw it in theaters Kon Tiki became the directing duo s next opus Produced by Jeremy Thomas and Aage Aaberge in cooperation with Recorded Picture Company and Nordisk Film it is the true story of legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947 In 2013 Kon Tiki made history

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  • The Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce » awards 2012
    Norway and the U S In nominating StarGate the Award Committee cites the extraordinary accomplishments of this remarkable Norwegian duo in an industry where few Norwegians have succeeded previously the American music industry Eriksen Hermansen have had sensational international success with artists like Rihanna Beyoncé Katy Perry and Ne Yo In fact they have had a total of nine number one hits on Billboard Hot 100 Their career as producers and studio owners was launched in Trondheim Norway in 1997 They were quickly successful particularly on the British market with more than 40 Top 10 hits in the UK In 2005 the duo relocated to New York and soon established themselves as associates of the hottest Hip Hop R B stars on the US market Among StarGate s most significant accomplishments are winning two Grammy Awards and two Spellemann Awards in Norway They won their first Grammy for best R B song together with Ne Yo for Miss Independent The second award was for their Rihanna recording Only Girl In the World The duo has twice been named Songwriter of the year at the Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards Master Class In 2011 StarGate together with Music Export Norway presented

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  • The Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce » awards-2007
    old classical melodies to traditional folk modern jazz pop punk and hip hop My heart is in beautiful music she says Sissel s music has already touched millions A child star since the age of 11 she is now a national institution in Norway and has sung all over the world selling six million solo albums since her recording debut at the age of 16 and featuring on the 30 million selling soundtrack to Titanic Somehow she s also found time to bring up two children along the way With a repertoire ranging from Schubert and Chopin to Lloyd Webber and Morricone Handel and Bach to Lennon and Lord that s Jon Lord of rockers Deep Purple Sissel was a crossover artist long before marketing men invented the term Sissel has exhibited the very best of Norwegian culture in her many concerts in the US she has been a highly effective ambassador for UNICEF and has toured extensively for public television She has twice performed for NACC and has been extremely generous in sharing her talent in concerts on behalf of the Norwegian Seamen s Church especially during the critical fundraising period Her pride in her Norwegian heritage shines through

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  • The Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce » awards-2005
    accomplishments include Nine time winner of the New York City Marathon Five time winner of the World Cross Country Championships Gold medalist in the 1983 World Championship Marathon in Helsinki Silver medalist in the 1984 Olympic Marathon in Los Angeles First woman to break 2 30 in the marathon she set four world bests in the event including the first time she ran the distance Two time world record holder

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  • The Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce » awards-2004
    latest for his outstanding recording of Grieg Schumann piano concertos with Mariss Jansons and the Berliner Philharmoniker released on EMI Classics Mr Andsnes enthralled packed audiences at New York s Carnegie Hall as did his appearance with the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra at the Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center In 2002 Leif Ove Andsnes was appointed Commander of the Royal Norwegian Order of St Olav the most distinguished Norwegian award

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  • The Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce » awards-2002
    title in downhill and combined He has lived up to his reputation ever since his victories at Salt Lake City being the latest evidence So far Kjetil André Aamodt has won three Olympic gold five World gold a total of 17 World Championship and Olympic medals and a total of 20 World Cup first place finishes Kjetil André is pictured here while fellow winners Ragnhild Myklebust and Ole Einar Bjørndalen

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  • The Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce » Awards
    by one of Henrik Ibsen s most famous fictional women Nora in A Doll s House who made a daring decision for herself at a time when women were not in control of their own destinies the NACC board decided to name this award The Nora Award for Women of Achievement Recipients 2014 Liv Ullmann 2013 H M Queen Sonja Achievement Awards The Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce Achievement Award has been presented since 1992 to individuals whose outstanding personal accomplishments exemplify the spirit of commitment perseverance and endeavor that sustains the strong relations between Norway and the United States of America Recipients 2014 MATS ZUCCARELLO 2013 JOACHIM RONNING AND ESPEN SANDBERG 2012 STARGATE 2011 JACK WAITZ AND AKTIV MOT KREFT HELLE AANESEN 2009 ARNE WILHELMSEN 2007 SISSEL 2005 GRETE WAITZ 2004 LEIF OVE ANDSNES 2002 RAGNHILD MYKLEBUST KJETIL ANDRE AAMODT AND OLE EINAR BJØRNDALEN 2001 LIV ARNESEN AND ANN BANCROFT PER HEIDENREICH 1999 BJØRN DÆHLIE 1996 LIV ULLMANN 1995 JOACHIM RØNNEBERG GUNNAR SØNSTEBY AND ERLING S LORENTZEN 1994 DAN JANSEN JOHANN OLAV KOSS NEAL PILSON AND GERHARD J HEIBERG 1993 JACOB STOLT NIELSEN AND ERLING KAGGE 1992 STEIN ERIKSEN AND FINN CHR JAGGE Trade Awards In 1996 NACC in cooperation with Norwegian Trade Council presented the first Norwegian American Trade Award Recipients are chosen by an independent selection committee based on a number of measurements including performance in expanding trade between Norway and the United States innovation in marketing and distribution business integrity and service to the community Recipients 2015 INNOVATION NORWAY innovasjonnorge no 2014 JOTUN PAINTS INC jotun com 2013 AKER PHILADELPHIA SHIPYARD phillyshipyard com 2011 MOODS OF NORWAY moodsofnorway com 2010 SNØHETTA snohetta com 2008 WALLENIUS WILHELMSEN LOGISTICS 2wglobal com 2006 DET NORSKE VERITAS dnvgl com 2005 NORSK HYDRO ASA hydro com 2003 STATOIL MARKETING TRADING US

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