Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce

The NACC Midwest Chicago Chapter is a nonprofit mutual benefit corporation. Membership is open to all people with personal or business connections to Norway. This chapter covers Chicago and the Midwest region.

Purpose The purposes of the NACC Midwest-Chicago chapter is to promote trade and goodwill and to foster business, financial and professional interests between Norway and the United States of America, to advance the common purposes of its members and to facilitate contacts among its members.

History The Midwest-Chicago Chapter of NACC was incorporated on December 18, 1992. It is one of 10 local chambers in the United States, cooperating under the umbrella of NACC-NY. Together the chambers form a nationwide Norwegian American business network which has served as a forum for Norwegian American business people for over 85 years. The Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce was founded in New York on September 13th, 1915.

Activities The NACC is committed to providing meaningful programs, events and activities to promote trade between Norway and the United States. It also aims to serve as a business conduit and networking organization for and among its members. NACC is a regular co-sponsor of trade missions, seminars and cultural events.

Networking The NACC Midwest-Chicago chapter offers opportunities to meet other members and companies who share your goals and interest at monthly meetings, seminars and several popular social events during the year. As a member, you will also receive the NACC Annual Membership Directory where you may list and promote your business, the NACC newsletter and access to trade and business information and resources. Links to corporate members' website are provided on the NACC Midwest-Chicago chapter website.


The Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce is a member organization of the Norwegian National League

Lowell Olberg
[email protected]

*President - Bjorn Rektorli
*Vice President Programs -
Kirk Sampson
*Vice President Membership -
Eva Loseth
*Secretary - Randi Broch
*Treasurer - Matt Nygaard

The Norwegian National League is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization .