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Danish American Chamber of Commerce Southwest

DACCSW had yet another successful annual meeting! 

DACCSW had yet another successful annual meeting this past Thursday 3rd April at 1 Park Place in Houston.

Funding Chair Anna Thomsen Holliday bid welcome followed by Treasury Christian Rasmussen, who went through the financial statement for 2013 – There were a copy of the financial statement for all participants and the financial statement for 2013 were approved by the members.

Later founding Vice Chair Thomas Damsgaard proceeding with the board election, where Tine Rau Schiott & Michael Brunoe-Sorensen was elected as new board members, as well as Steen Pedersen and Anna Holliday being re-elected for another term. We all said a warm farewell and thank you to Stina W. Frederiksen as Stina left the board after 3 exciting and productive years – You will be missed!


After the official program, the approx. 70 attendees were treated to “Danske snitter” made by Chef Soren Pedersen, Carlsberg & not to mention craft beers from Jester King Brewery in Austin.

Later Tine Rau Schiott presented DACC’s newest offer to its members: a CV database on our website, where individuals can post their CV’s for member companies to view and make initial contact – learn more here

Prior to the conclusion of the meeting DACC were fortunate enough to have Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø, founder of

“The Evil Twin” brewery and owner of “Tørst” restaurant in Brooklyn as guest speaker – even though short it was very interesting to hear about his success as craft beer brewer - Great 6 page article in New York Times from Sunday 30th March about Jeppe & his brother


Thank you again everyone for your continued support and please stay tuned for future exciting events!


Posted by Anna-Louise Plougmand April 10, 2014 Categories: Annual Meeting