DACC Christmas Dinner 2017


DACC Christmas Dinner 2017

Thursday, December 7, 4:30PM – 9:00PM
Del Rey Yacht Club in Marina Del Rey

Entertainment by singer, song-writer Sascha Dupont and her “Divine Jazz Trio”.
Winemakers Rebecca and Peter Work will pour Ampelos wines during cocktail hour.


An evening with the CEO of Innovation Center Denmark on June 1

An event for DACC SoCal Business Members

Please join us for an evening with the CEO of Innovation Center Denmark in Silicon Valley, Søren Juul Jørgensen, who will talk about Danish startups and corporations in Silicon Valley. The event will take place on Thursday, June 1, from 6:00PM to 9:00PM in Santa Monica – dinner and refreshments served. (more…)

The Business of Racing with Champion Ferrari Driver Christina Nielsen

1st ever Danish female race car driver in 24 hour Le Mans

1st Female to win a professional, full-season, Sports Car Championship (IMSA, GrandAm, ALMS).
Seven Podium finishes – 1st Sebring, 2nd Monterey, 3rd Detroit, 1st Watkins Glen, 3rd Road America, 3rd COTA, 2nd Petite LeMans.
1st Career Intl Motor Sports Association (IMSA) WeatherTech SportsCar Championship victory – 12 Hours Sebring.
1st Place – Tequila Patron North America Endurance Cup.
1st Place – IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship-GTD cl.

Thursday, February 2, 6:30-9pm.
Cross Campus, 929 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica


SAVE THE DATE – DACC Danish Christmas on Thursday, December 15

DACC invites you to our traditional Christmas event “Dansk Jul i Forsamlingshuset” held at “The Alamo” on Thursday, December 15, starting at 4:30pm. Bring your business colleagues, friends and signi­ficant others and come join us at this extraordinary evening where we celebrate the season and our Danish heritage.
Please RSVP by December 8, 2016




Post Event News From Fisker, Inc.

Following the recent launch of Henrik Fisker’s new automotive company, Fisker Inc., and the development of a new, all-electric premium vehicle featuring a battery technology that will deliver the world’s longest electric range of any production car previously developed, see the first official image of the vehicle, which highlights its newly-developed butterfly doors for easier egress and ingress. The vehicle will feature a unique composite, carbon fiber and aluminum structure. Due to the car’s innovative structure and proportion, it will boast a larger interior than its closest competitor, with an engaging user experience that brings technology and streaming content into a simple logical order. The car’s 400-mile electric range will allow the driver to enjoy effortless driving without frequent stops for charging.

Emotional Design with Henrik Fisker at Cross Campus in Santa Monica

In the evening of September 13, more than a hundred people turned out at Cross Campus to hear car designer, Henrik Fisker, present on Emotional Design. We also got a chance to hear Henrik discuss his relaunch of Fisker Inc., which was officially announced a week after the event. Journalist, Morten Bay, interviewed Henrik and DACC President, Rene Gross Kœrskov, and Vice President, Soren Eilertsen, thanked with gifts to the car designer.

Business Member Breakfast with Anders Fogh Rasmussen

On September 21, DACC board and business members spent an amazing morning discussing global issues and security in a meeting with Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former Danish prime minister and NATO secretary-general. This intimate gathering took place at HBA Design offices in Santa Monica. Mr. Rasmussen was in delightful “humør” introducing and discussing his new book “The Will to Lead – America’s indispensable role in the global fight for freedom“.

DACC board members in attendance pictured with our guest from left to right: Martin Askgard, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Palle Gravesen Jensen, René Gross Kærskov, Søren Eilertsen, and Keld Jensen.

2016 Danish Week

Danish Week is open to ALL with a Danish story from San Diego to Solvang and even extending to our affiliates in Arizona. The inaugural Danish Week will take place on 10-18 September 2016.

Please click here for more information.


2014 Danish American Innovation Award

By BIENnews: Ole Henriksen received the Danish American Chamber of Commerce’s “2014 Danish American Innovation Award”. It was an incredible evening with the Danish skin care guru whose advice to the audience was – smell your own farts, do 300 push ups per day and be happy plus a lot of good advice for a great and happy life!

Corporate Statesmanship for the Age of Globalization

At a DACC event, Henrik Fogh Rasmussen discussed lessons for tomorrow’s business leaders from great statesmen such as Abraham Lincoln and Winston Churchill as well as great entrepreneurs such as Henry Ford and Steve Jobs. He will also discuss the importance of the United States – and California in particular – for Danish companies aspiring to corporate statesmanship.

Multinational corporations are becoming ever more powerful due to the dynamics of globalization – and this new environment calls for a new kind of corporate leadership, strategy and organization: Corporate Statesmanship. Henrik Fogh Rasmussen (left) can here be seen together with DACC President Palle Gravesen Jensen.

2013 Danish American Innovation Award

At a successful and inspirational evening, the Danish-American Chamber of Commerce of Southern California awarded Peter Work of Ampelos Cellars the Danish American Innovation Award. The award was presented by Torben Aaskov, Honorary Consul for Denmark in Southern California, and Soren Eilertsen, President of DACC. In attendance to celebrate Peter at the BoConcept store in Santa Monica was James P. Cain, former U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, and the actor Kurt Russell.

2012 Danish American Innovation Award

Danish American Chamber of Commerce of Southern California was proud to announce Henrik Fisker, CEO and automobile designer, Fisker Automotive as the 2009 winner of the Danish American Innovation Award. Henrik Fisker was nominated for his outstanding contribution bringing the innovative, green, environmentally friendly hybrid sports car Karma to market. Henrik Fisker (left) can here be seen with DACC President Soren Eilertsen.