Our partners upcoming events

Start Up Lycee Jan. 26-27, 2018

For the second year in a row, the French-American Chamber of Commerce is delighted to support an initiative from the Lycée Français de Chicago:

Start'Up Lycée Chicago on January 26 and 27, 2018.

This educational competition dedicated to entrepreneurship will allow high school students to discover and identify their talents, from creativity and problem-solving to leadership and teamwork.

This project can not be achieved without your help! Sign up to coach the Start'Up Lycée teams.  > SIGN UP TODAY AS A COACH

More information, click here.


Lycee Francais de Chicago | Open House Nov. 4, 2017

Open House Registration

Date: November 4th, 2017
Location/Lieu: 1929 W. Wilson Avenue, Chicago, IL 60640

Please join us at our new Ravenswood campus to learn about our academic programs, after-school offerings, sports programs and tuition/financial aid options. Teachers, parents, students and staff will share their Lycée experiences first-hand and be available to answer your questions!

Joignez-vous à nous dans notre nouveau bâtiment à Ravenswood pour une présentation sur nos programmes académiques, extra-scolaires, sportifs, et sur les frais de scolarité et aide financière. Enseignants, parents, élèves et administrateurs seront disponibles pour répondre à vos questions et pour vous faire part de leurs expériences au Lycée !

More information & registration: Click here

Global Small Business Forum Upcoming Event | Oct. 20, 2017

Upcoming event: Global e-commerce boosts global growth and is a key growth driver for our economy.  At GEE, you will learn how to get started in e-commerce, the pitfalls and successes to cross-border e-commerce, and how to get paid on all deals no matter where in the world your customers are located.

a la carte | French Food Festival | Oct. 5-15, 2017

Third Annual French Food Festival


We are thrilled to announce the 3rd annual French Food Festival à la carte 2017 taking place in Chicago and throughout the Midwest from October 5th–15th. For ten days, everyone is invited to experience the many flavors of France. This celebration includes specially priced menus and offers at French and French-inspired restaurants and businesses, cooking workshops, tastings, cultural events, and activities for food lovers of all ages.

More information: Click HERE 

Lycee Francais de Chicago | OuiRun 5k | September 24th

The French National Day commemorates the storming of the Bastille, a medieval fortress and prison in Paris, on July 14, 1789. The Fête de la Fédération which celebrated the unity of the French people on July 14, 1790 is since then a celebration held throughout France every year.


Picnic, music & movie at Lycée Français! Come with your friends and family from 5:30 to 10:00 p.m. and celebrate with us. Come picnic on the lawn and join us for an evening of family friendly entertainment: pétanque, waiters race, photoBooth, movie screening, live music by DJ Maxime Bonnard… 

More information: http://www.bastilledaychicago.org/


The Start'Up Contest

The Lycée Français de Chicago is officially launching  Start'Up Lycée!

This contest gives highschoolers the opportunity to create their own start-up company.

Start'Up Lycée is currently seeking motivated and inspiring coaches to guide the student participants through the different steps of the creation of their start-up, from idea inception to presentation of their proposal in front of a prestigious Jury.

This unique event will take place on the new campus of the Lycée Français de Chicago (1929 W. Wilson Ave.) from January 7 through January 8, 2017. Become a Start'Up Lycée Coach!

Registration opens October 11, 2016.
 View Start'Up Lycee brochure and click here to become a Start'Up Coach 

For more information: contact Cedric Chataignier: ced.chataignier@gmail.com or +1 (312) 874-1561.

or Florence Hale: florence.m.hale@gmail.com +1 (872) 202-8236

World Chicago | Fall Fundraiser: An Evening of Citizen Diplomacy on November 2nd.

Revel in global culture and celebrate international visitors and citizen diplomacy with WorldChicago hosts, members, visitors, and volunteers. Enjoy Cocktails, Hors D’oeuvres, and meet U.S. Department of State sponsored Professional Fellows. These young professional entrepreneurs, environmental advocates, policy leaders, and community activists have been placed in Chicago for one-month fellowships to learn about their fields and exchange best professional practices. Come meet these fellows for a fun, interactive evening of Citizen Diplomacy!

Registration & more information: Click HERE.

a la carte | French Food Festival

à la carte French Food Festival 2016 is a celebration of contemporary French food, wine, and art of living 
designed to excite and inspire food lovers of all ages!
Join us October 19-30th in Chicago and cities across the Midwest! 

More information: Click HERE 

Sazón Soiree - An Exclusive Celebrity Chef Dining Experience

Join us for a Latin-infused dining experience to delight your senses and ignite your soul! 


Chef Carlos Gaytan Finalist Top Chef Season 11

Chef Claudia Sandoval Winner Masterchef Season 6

Chef Katsuhi Contestant Top Chef Season 12

Chef Amanda Baumgarten Contestant Top Chef Season 7

Starting at 6pm, the cocktail hour filled with yummy appetizers, silent auction and door prizes set the tone for your dining journey that starts promptly at 7pm. Celebrity Chefs will entertain your palette for 4 courses with Latin flavors perfectly paired with wine and spirits in this intimate setting. 

More information & registration: Click here

Upcoming Events

FACC-Chicago Events

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FACC-Chicago Board Members

    • AXA Assistance USA
    • AbbVie
    • Alliant Mesirow
    • Bolloré Logistics
    • DLA Piper
    • DSML Executive Search, Inc.
    • Deloitte Tax, LLP
    • First American Bank
    • Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP
    • Gerflor
    • International Management Solutions
    • Invenergy
    • Mayer Brown LLP
    • Mazars USA LLP
    • Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
    • Numalliance / Numamerica, Inc.
    • Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson
    • Savills Studley
    • ShubertCollin & Associés
    • Sofitel Chicago Water Tower
    • Square D/Schneider Electric
    • Strategic Solutions Associates
    • Thorelli & Associates

Contact us

French-American Chamber of Commerce
Chicago Chapter
205 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601 - USA
Phone: (312) 578-0444
Email: information@facc-chicago.com

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