NRCC Alumni Event in Moscow, 14 December 2017
On December 14, Norwegian-Russian Chamber of Commerce had a pleasure to invite Alumni members and candidates to this year’s NRCC Alumni Event in Moscow. The event started with an opening address by H. E. Ambassador Leidulv Namtvedt, Royal Norwegian Embassy, Moscow.
H. E. Ambassador Leidulv Namtvedt, Royal Norwegian Embassy in Moscow and Mr Jarle Forbord, NRCC Managing Director
Mr Frode Mo, Country Director, Innovation Norway Russia, welcomed all NRCC Alumni members and candidates as well and updated them regarding Norwegian-Russian business relations.
The next speaker, Mr Dmitry Bystrov, Regional Director, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, held a presentation about CCI of Russia's role in development of internationalisation of Russian export industry.
Mr Rune Methi, NRCC Senior Project Manager, gave a presentation about Norwegian-Russian maritime industry and its potential for further growth.
Mr Rune Methi, NRCC
Then, Mr Hans-Olav Rekdal, NRCC Senior Project Manager, introduced to the audience B2B Business Development Project and upcoming activities within it.
Mr Hans-Olav Rekdal, NRCC
A key element of the event was a NRCC Alumni Workshop held and moderated by Mrs Katarina Saetersdal, Internationalisation and European Policy, Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO). The workshop included group discussions, summary and conclusions.
Katarina Saetersdal, NHO
NRCC Alumni Event participants
At the end, closing remarks and NRCC activities for 2017-2020 were provided by Mr Jarle Forbord, NRCC Managing Director. Mr Dmitry Bystrov, Regional Director, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, Moscow, was awarded for his outstanding contribution to the strengthening and development of Norwegian-Russian business cooperation and support to the NRCC.
Mr Dmitry Bystrov, CCI of Russia and Mrs Katarina Saetersdal, NHO
After the NRCC Alumni Event the participants were invited to a reception and networking session.