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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.

Join us in Kansas City as our NASCO President, Tiffany Melvin provides keynote remarks at the International Trade Council of Greater Kansas City hosts their Fourth Friday breakfast series. How to Navigate USMCA is the topic of discussion and Ms. Melvin will share her insights as leader of the tri-lateral NASCO organization. DATE: Friday, February…

Join us in Winnipeg as our NASCO President, Tiffany Melvin, provides keynote remarks at the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce #MBizBreakfast on Friday, February 21, 2020. Now that USMCA has been signed, where do we stand as North American nations, how does this trade agreement differ from NAFTA, and how will it benefit Canada? DATE: Friday,…

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.

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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