Our Role and Missions

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.

Building Partnerships
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

 

Upcoming Events

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FACC-Chicago Board Members

    • 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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