The Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) [in Norwegian Næringslivets Hovedorganisasjon] is Norway’s largest organisation for employers and the leading business lobbyist. The regional office in Nordland (NHO Nordland) currently has a membership of 1560+ companies ranging from small family-owned businesses to multinational companies in most sectors. The NHO is the leading voice of business and industry in Norway. Having expert knowledge and an extensive business network, the NHO plays an important and constructive role in Norwegian society. NHO Nordlands main objective is to create and sustain conditions that safeguard the competitiveness and profitability of business and industry in Nordland, and thereby maintain the basis for a good standard of living, sound economic growth and sustainable development.