North American Strategy For Competitiveness

Founded in 1994, we encourage North America's
competitiveness in the global marketplace.


Our Story

NASCO was founded in 1994 in North Texas as the “I-35 Corridor Coalition” by a group of local elected officials and private industry partners concerned about the recently ratified North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and its impact on congestion in the region.

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Our Purpose

We connect North America.  We connect people, businesses, ideas, information, efforts and organizations. We inform and involve.  And, if you engage with NASCO, your people, your businesses, your ideas, your information, your organizations and your efforts connect to us and through us. 

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Our Resources

Our NASCO Resources Center will help keep you up-to-date on timely North American trends, reports and studies and help you explore new ideas affecting North American competitiveness.

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Who We are

NASCO is the leading organization focused on the competitiveness of the North American supply chain and closing the skilled workforce gap. We are the only tri-national network of the North American governments, business, and educational institutions, driven by a common interest in collaboration along commercial corridors and trade networks.

How to get involved.

NASCO hosts meetings and events throughout North America each year. These meetings provide opportunities for members to connect and get detailed information on the latest issues related to the North American supply chain and workforce sectors. They are a critical component of our organization's efforts to create an environment that fosters competitiveness, job creation and economic growth.

Join us for the 2024 NASCO Continental Reunion as we head to Monterrey, Mexico and delve into crucial topics affecting our North American trading relationships.

We are pleased to invite you to attend the 2023 North American Strategy for Competitiveness (NASCO) Continental Reunion as we return to the Canadian Prairies – Edmonton, Alberta to be exact! You won’t want to miss U.S., Canada, and Mexico business and political leaders gathered to discuss the future of our North American trading relationships.

At-A-Glance The NASCO Continental Reunion is only one week away! Join us in Kansas City as political & business leaders from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico gather to discuss the future of our North American trading relationships. At this time, the registration fee is $499USD for all participants. Online registration will remain open until Friday, September 23 at…

The Benefits

As a member, there are many ways for you to get involved with NASCO. We offer everything from networking events to leadership councils -- meaning there’s a place for you and your business to connect with other North American leaders.

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