About the French-American Chamber of Commerce Chicago
Founded in 1978, the French-American Chamber of Commerce Chicago is an independent, non-profit, member-driven organization whose mission is to foster a thriving economic relationship between the United States and France and to welcome and support French businesses and entrepreneurs in the Chicago region.
Though our events and programs the FACC Chicago creates opportunities for our members to network, connect, collaborate and learn from one another. The FACC also provides a range of trade services to our local members and to French companies seeking to develop their business in the Chicago region.
FACC Chicago is one of twenty U.S. chapters of the French- American Chamber of Commerce, representing more than 5,000 member companies nationwide in all major industries.
FACC Chicago is also a member of CCI France International, an international network of 113 French Foreign Chambers of Commerce that spans 83 countries and represents over 30,000 members worldwide.
With close to 40 events each year, FACC Chicago is the main professional forum and resource for French business leaders in the Chicago area and for U.S. companies in our region doing business in and with France.FACC Chicago is funded solely through membership dues, event revenue and commercial services.
Membership Overview FACC Chicago members include over 220 businesses and individuals from a range of industries. The top sectors, representing close to 60% of our membership, are manufacturing and logistics, legal and consulting services, and the food and beverage industry. About 40% of FACC Chicago’s corporate members are French companies, and 60% U.S. or other foreign companies.
Programs & Events
See our calendar of upcoming events here.
Trade Services FACC Chicago offers a range of customizable trade and support services for companies, whether they are still in the exploratory phase, newly-arrived or already well-established in the region. Services include office hosting, job search and recruitment assistance, mentoring, prospect research, visa information assistance and e-commerce development.
Find out more information here.
In order to advance our mission and enhance our ability to serve our members, FACC Chicago collaborates with a number of local organizations and institutions that pursue similar goals of strengthening international economic investment and cross-cultural trade relations.
Learn more about them here.
French-American Chambers of Commerce in the U.S. (20 chapters total)
FACC Atlanta-Southeast - Atlanta, GA - www.facc-atlanta.com - 404.997.6800
FACC-Carolinas - Charlotte, NC - www.faccnc.com - 704.750.9977
FACC-Chicago - Chicago, IL - www.facc-chicago.com - 312.578.0444
FACC-Dallas - Dallas, TX - www.faccdallas.com - 972.241.0111
FACC-Denver - Denver, CO - www.rmfacc.org - 970.587.3222
FACC-Gulf Coast - New Orleans, LA - www.facc-gc.com - 504.458.3528
FACC-Houston - Houston, TX - www.facchouston.com - 713.985.3280
FACC-LA - Los Angeles, CA - www.facclosangeles.org - 657.206.7891
FACC Miami - Miami, FL - www.faccmiami.com - 305.374.5000
FACC-Michigan - Detroit, MI - www.faccmi.org - 248.936.9473
FACC-MN - Minneapolis, MN - www.faccmn.com - 612.208.7612
FACC-New England - Boston, MA - www.faccne.org - 617.520.2121
FACC New York - New York, NY - www.faccnyc.org - 212.867.0123
FACC-Ohio - Cleveland, OH - www.faccohio.org - 216.274.2354
FACC Pacific Northwest - Seattle, WA - www.faccpnw.org - 206.443.4703
FACC-Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA - www.faccphila.org - 215.545.0123
FACC San Diego - San Diego, CA - www.france-sandiego.org - 619.544.1445
FACC San Francisco - San Francisco, CA - www.faccsf.com - 415.442.4717
FACC Washington DC - Washington, DC - www.faccwdc.org - 202.640.1806
French-American Business Council of West Florid - Tampa, FL - www.framco.org -727.791.1617