- Assistance in US
Links to organizations located in the US who can provide assistance
- Organization for International Investment: OFII is a non-profit business association in Washington, D.C. representing the U.S. operations of many of the world’s leading global companies, which insource millions of American jobs. OFII works to ensure the United States remains the top location for global investment. As such, OFII advocates for fair, non-discriminatory treatment of foreign-based companies and promotes policies that will encourage them to establish U.S. operations
- SelectUSA: SelectUSA is a US government-wide program housed in the International Trade Administration at the United States Department of Commerce. Since its inception, SelectUSA has facilitated more than US$ 22.5 billion in investment, creating and/or retaining thousands of U.S. jobs. Our mission is to facilitate job-creating business investment into the United States and raise awareness of the critical role that foreign direct investment (FDI) plays in the U.S. economy. SelectUSA helps companies of all sizes find the information they need to make decisions; connect to the right people at the local level; and navigate the federal regulatory system. SelectUSA also assists US economic development organizations to compete globally for investment by providing information, a platform for international marketing, and high-level advocacy.
- BusinessUSA: In 2011, President Obama issued a challenge to US government agencies to think beyond their organizational boundaries in the best interest of serving America’s business community, and start thinking and acting more like the businesses they serve. He directed the creation of BusinessUSA, a centralized, one-stop platform to make it easier for businesses to access services to help them grow and hire. BusinessUSA is the “front door” to all the government has to offer.
- IRS – US Department of Treasury: Internal Revenue Service, taxes
- US Citizenship & Immigration Service
- US Department of State: The United States Department of State (DOS), often referred to as the State Department, is the United States federal executive department responsible for the international relations of the United States, equivalent to the foreign ministry of other countries.
- US International Trade Commission: USICT – An “independent”, quasi-judicial federal agency that provides trade policy advice to both the legislative and executive branches of government
- Danish Trade Council: The Trade Council / Trade Department is the governmental export and investment promotion organization under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. The Trade Council works to generate opportunities for Danish business in the US and assists Danish companies in realizing their potential on the US market. The Trade Council’s US export promotion organization comprises the Embassy in Washington D.C., the Consulates General in New York and Chicago as well as the Trade Commission in Atlanta and the Innovation Center in Silicon Valley.
- Danish Embassy in Washington, DC
- Consulate General of Denmark, New York: Denmark’s official representation in New York. Advises and assists in a number of areas: consular, commercial, investment, cultural and press. Their Trade Department offers commercial advisors for Furniture & Design, ICT (Tech and IT) and Life Sciences industries.
- Consulate General of Denmark, Chicago: Their Trade Department offers Water and Wind Advisors
- Trade Commission, Atlanta: Offers advice for Industrial Machinery, Food Retail, Oil & Gas, Automotive industries
- Innovation Center, Silicon Valley: Helps your business scale by giving you access to world-class innovation, research, and capital in Silicon Valley and the US
Chambers of Commerce
- Danish American Chambers of Commerce (DACC): Our goal is to make your business grow by providing valuable contacts and information.
- US Chamber of Commerce: A business federation representing companies, business associations, state and local chambers in the U.S., and American Chambers of Commerce abroad. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. Our members range from mom-and-pop shops and local chambers to leading industry associations and large corporations. They all share one thing—they count on the Chamber to be their voice in Washington, D.C.
Other network organizations
- Dansk Industri in US: DI’s kontorer i New York og Washington D.C. har mange års erfaring som danske virksomheders strategiske sparringspartner på det amerikanske marked. Giv din virksomhed et godt udgangspunkt for at vinde markedsandele i USA med lav risiko. DI har udviklet en unik salgsrepræsentationsmodel, der fokuserer på at styrke synlighed og kundekontakt lokalt.
- American-Danish Business Council, Washington D.C.: a Washington, D.C. based non-profit association for American companies operating in Denmark and Danish companies in the U.S. It is dedicated to increasing trade and direct investment, as well as promoting mutual cooperation and better working relationships between the two countries. Chaired by the Danish Ambassador to the US, and Executive Secretary is the Commercial Counselor at Embassy of Denmark in US.
- DABGO – Danes Abroad Business Group Online: Et netværk af over 10.000 erhvervsaktive internationale danskere, der interesserer sig for at skabe nye relationer og derigennem nye muligheder – for andre og for sig selv. Den væsentligste del af DABGO’s mission er at gøre det lettere for danskere og danske virksomheder at skabe succes internationalt – endvidere at være medvirkende til at klæde Danmark bedre på i globaliseringen.
Other useful organizations
- Lemon Squeeze: Lemonsqueeze is a market expansion platform that allows European businesses to quickly establish and scale in the United States.