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Celebrating 25 years

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, workforce and energy independence. 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, workforce and energy sectors. They are a critical component of our organization's efforts to create an environment that fosters competitiveness, job creation and economic growth.

Our NASCO Continental Reunion attendees are high-level North American leaders — a mix of industry, government, academia, and organizations who all have a vested interest in seeing our North American continent succeed.

We will be in Winnipeg, MB and Regina, SK June 3-4 holding regional updates and individual meetings. If you would like to participate or for more information please contact Rachel Connell.

Join us in Austin on Thursday, May 30 as we update our members and the local trade community on our North American work and USMCA updates.

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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