International business event gears up for face-to-face return

Source: press release, 14 June 2022

ONS President and CEO Leif Johan Sevland
ONS President and CEO Leif Johan Sevland (photo: ONS)

Topical discussions among the business community will be the order of the day when a popular annual business event returns next week.

The ninth Aberdeen-Norway Gateway is being held by Granite PR in association with ONS and Widerøe at Aberdeen’s Marcliffe Hotel & Spa on Monday, 20 June. The lunchtime session will bring delegates together for the much-anticipated return of this platform to its original in-person format.

After taking place online in 2020 and 2021, the reinstating of the Aberdeen-Norway Gateway to its traditional face-to-face structure will feature the usual range of impactful speakers headed by ONS 2022 President and CEO Leif Johan Sevland. There will also be video messages from Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway, Richard Wood and the Port of Hammerfest, as well as an array of business case studies featuring the likes of Widerøe, Motive Offshore, Add Energy and J+S Subsea. The event will be chaired by Press & Journal Business Editor, Erikka Askeland.

Granite PR Founder and MD and Gateway series creator Brett Jackson adds, “Once again, we are fortunate to secure contributions from key figures within the North East and Norwegian business communities which will ensure an interesting and informative session.”

“We hope that the welcome return of the Aberdeen-Norway Gateway to an in-person event will give delegates and supporters the chance to connect and be inspired by the experiences and information which will be shared on the day,” continues Jackson.

The Aberdeen-Norway Gateway 2022 is supported by Aberdeen City Council, Add Energy, British Embassy (Oslo), Department of International Trade, Energy Industries Council, Energy Voice, Invest Aberdeen, J+S Subsea, Motive Offshore, OGV Energy, ONS Foundation, Port of Hammerfest, Scottish Development International, Stronachs, Widerøe.

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