The main color should be red.
Keep the logo quite simple. Gradients can be used, but with caution. The client want the logo to work in many contexts. A black and white version is welcome.
The brand name is quite long, so I guess you will have to break the text into two lines.
We are Norwegian, and use strange letters. If you are not familar with the letter ø (ø), use o!
A simple icon can be used, but keep it subtle.
-Drop shadows, lens flares, etc
We will give detailed feedback during the contest!