Weather specialist StormGeo won Eksportprisen 2016

Bergen-based StormGeo received the Export Award 2016 (Eksportprisen) in front of several hundred attendees at the annual Eksportkonferansen conference at Gamle Logen in Oslo.


 – This has been a major recognition of our employees’ work, and it is very exciting that we finally won after being nominated three years in a row, says Hege Kveen and Svein Kåre Giskegjerde in StormGeo.

Head of the jury of the Export Award John G. Bernander says StormGeo represents a company that has truly made use of its opportunities.

– StormGeo has an export share exceeding 80 percent, has shown profitability and success over time, and creates value in Norway through foreign markets, says Bernander. This year’s jury, which also included Siri Hatlen and Gunn Wærstad also emphasized the this year’s award winner has gone through an impressive growth period, and is a good example of a company that has been able to change by being innovative along with the clients’ need.

Awarding Norwegian export companies

The Export Award was this year handed out by Kari Traa. Behind the award are GIEK, GIEK Kredittforsikring and Export Credit Norway. Around 80 companies were nominated for this year’s award, operating in various industries such as fishery, IT and electronics, maritime sector, oil and gas, and mainland industries.

Read more about the Eksportkonferansen conference and Export Award (Eksportprisen) here.