The World Affairs Council of Austin, along with the City of Austin, Business Region Kristiansand, the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, and the City of Kristiansand are pleased to present this informative business opportunities briefing. American corporate executives are encouraged to explore and leverage the existing trade relationship between Central Texas and the Agder Region of Norway.
This interactive program will provide attendees with information about the resources available to companies considering a trans-Atlantic expansion. Attendees will learn how Kristiansand provides a platform to enhance business growth within Norway and Europe, as well as further markets through its geographic location, human capital, infrastructure, government vision, and innovative spirit.
In addition, this program will feature a fast pitch session by companies specifically selected to demonstrate the Agder region’s strengths in the SaaS, wearable tech, film and creative industry sectors.
Reserve your seat now to learn more about the business opportunities available via this dynamic Nordic city.
11:45 AM Registration and networking
12:00 PM Welcome remarks
12:10 PM Past highlights of the Kristiansand (Norway) & Austin collaboration
12:20 PM Introduction to Kristiansand/Agder region and visiting delegates
12:30 PM BBQ lunch
12:45 PM Fast pitches by Kristiansand and Agder region companies including:
2:00 PM Event concludes