Annual General Meeting 2021 | Registration is now open

Dear NBA members,

The Norwegian Business Association China’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday March 2nd. The event will take place in Shanghai at the Grand Hyatt Shanghai Hotel from 17:00-21:00 (Registration from 16:15).              

AGM is the platform to recap the deliverables of the past year, to determine the objectives of the coming year, elect the Board of Directors for NBA 2021 and meet new and old friends.
Before the AGM kicks off (18:30pm), we are pleased to arrange a pre-meeting for our members. We are honored to have guests from the Embassy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries to share with us the latest movements about some of the most relevant topics, including the ongoing negotiations of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Norway and China. Our guest speakers include:



Signe Brudeset, Norway's Ambassador to China




Kristin Enstad, Director Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Asia section)




Vibeke Greni, Director Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries




Jan Farberg, Norway's Chief Negotiator for FTA



Representatives from the industries will also share insights about the latest development in their respective business sectors. The pre-meeting session will be followed by a Q&A session in the end. 




Marc Courtemanche, Country President China in Equinor



Martin Wemli, Senior Vice President & Country Manager, Greater China in Kongsberg  Maritime 





Cherry Yan, Vice President China in Flokk 




16:15-17:00 Registration 

17:00-18:30 AGM Pre-meeting including Q&A 

18:30-18:40 Break

18:40-20:30 Annual General Meeting 2021

(Dinner will be served during the meeting from 19:30)

Please note that due to Covid-19 the pre-meeting and AGM will be member-exclusive and each member company may have maximum 2 representatives joining the offline event, whilst more can join the online event. If the situation in Shanghai changes, we may have to make the AGM a fully digital event.


Are You Our Next Board Member or Chairman?

We encourage all the corporate members to send their nomination for potential board members and Chairman to be elected at the AGM by 15th February. Corporate members that would like to contribute to the Norwegian business society are encouraged to put forward your candidacy for election. Please note that nominations can be suggested at any time, including at the AGM, however, if you have a candidate in mind, please notify us via as soon as possible and preferably before the afore said date.


Changes to Articles of Association

We encourage our members who would like to propose changes to the Articles of Association to send these to the Administration by 15th February, so it can be included in the documentation which will be sent to members in advance.


NBA China Annual General Meeting

Date: Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021

Time: 17:00-21:00 (Registration from 16:15)



On-site attendees: If you are joining the event in person, please register via the QR code as below:




Join via webinar: If you are unable to join in person, please register your online participation via the Webinar QR code as below: 



Venue: Grand Hyatt Shanghai|上海金茂君悦大酒店


Jin Mao Tower, 88Century Avenue Pudong|上海市浦东世纪大道88号金茂大厦 



Documents related to AGM will be sent to members minimum 2 weeks prior to the meeting.


NBA China monitors the COVID-19 situation carefully and will notify members in advance in case of any changes with regards to the COVID-19 restrictions.