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.

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…

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.

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.

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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