Interested in, or planning, an investment in the USA?
The state neutral company Avitus, based in London and other European cities, is a one stop shop for European companies seeking to make a USA investment.
Partnering up with Norwegian business organizations and governmental bodies, such as AmCham, Innovation Norway, Oslo Chamber of Commerce and others, Avitus is now planning a “road show” to Oslo.
During a morning session Nov. 19th, at Ullevaal conference center, together with their team of USA Economic Development Organizations, they will address, and assist you with, a large number of questions – such as market research, incorporation, opening a bank account, location advise, recruitment, HR, tax planning, finance, accounting, payroll administration, IT and branding.
08.30 am – 09.00 am – Registration and coffee
09.00 am – 09.20 am – Welcome – Oslo Chamber of Commerce & AMCHAM
09.20 am – 09.50 am – U.S. Government Services for Foreign Investors – U.S. Embassy Oslo, U.S. Commercial
09.50 am – 10.15 am – Internationalization and Growth – Innovation Norway
10.15 am – 11.00 am – Legal Perspective in the USA – Stephan Swinkels and Ole Kristian Olsby from Littler,
the worlds biggest labor and employment firm.
11.00 am – 11.30 am – Coffee and Networking
11.30 am – 12.00 pm – Investment Cases – States of Indiana, by Mr. Jan Wiedemann, Director Indiana Economic
Development Corporation and South Carolina, by Ms Kristina Stauf, Business Development Manager.
12.00 am – 12.20 pm – U.S. Visas & Business Travel to the United States – U.S. Embassy Oslo, Consular Section
12.20 pm – 12.40 pm – USA banking ‘ does & don’ts ‘ Bank TBD
12.40 pm – 13.00 pm – Q&A & Wrap Up
13.00 pm – 14.00 pm – Lunch & Networking.
Food Part (addition): In addition, one lucky attendee will receive a NOK 1000,- gift card to an Oslo-based American restaurant.