Business School Network

The FACC-Chicago is facilitating a partnership among the local alumni clubs of the top U.S. and European business schools: the US-European Business Schools Network.

The goal of creating this group is to connect business professionals and build a large network of local alumni from the best business schools in Europe and the Top 10 in the U.S. These networking events will be an opportunity to interact with talented European professionals, learn about their businesses in Chicago, share insights and develop trans-Atlantic professional links.

The topics of upcoming events will focus on Transatlantic Trade & Investment, Foreign Investments Opportunities and Cross-cultural Practices. The speakers will be mainly CEOs, Alumni executives or Academics of the partner business schools.

Participating Schools:

US: Harvard, Berkeley-Haas, Wharton, Dartmouth-Tuck, MIT-Sloan, Stanford, Columbia.

Europe: EDHEC, ESSEC, HEC, INSEAD, London Business School, LSE, Esade, ESCP Europe.


Wednesday, May 30th  from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For our second US-EU Business schools networking event, Nate Hartmann, CEO & Digital Strategist at Yellow Box, will be giving a talk about the digital trends.

Nate Hartmann is the CEO and lead strategist at Yellow Box, a digital marketing agency. He received a master’s in advertising from the the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where he concentrated his research on social media and purchase intention. He continues to conduct research in the digital space through his work at Yellow Box, and has taught classes on digital advertising and entrepreneurship at the University of Illinois. Focusing on inbound marketing and PR, he helped update the University’s curriculum to better reflect shifting industry trends and better prepare students for the changing digital space.

His presentation will be followed by a networking reception. 

DATE: Wednesday, May 30th 
TIME:  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Alliance Française of Chicago | 54 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60610



The Alliance Française of Chicago has two parking locations for your convenience:

  • LAZ Parking at 671 N Clark St (SE corner of Clark and Huron)
  • InterPark at 100 W Chestnut St (NW corner of Clark and Chestnut)

Metered parking is available on Dearborn Street, Chestnut Street and Chicago Avenue. There are also parking lots to the west and south of the Alliance Française which charge an hourly fee.


Kickoff event: Thursday, March 15th  from 5:30 PM -7:30 PM

Guillaume Lacroix, Consul of France to the Midwest, will give a presentation on French and American trade relations, and we will follow with a networking reception.

DATE: Thursday, March 15th 
TIME:  5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Marcum LLP | Heller International Building |500 W. Monroe St. #2000 Chicago, IL 60661




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    • Bolloré Logistics
    • DLA Piper
    • DSML Executive Search, Inc.
    • Deloitte Tax, LLP
    • First American Bank
    • Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP
    • Gerflor
    • International Management Solutions
    • Mayer Brown LLP
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    • Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
    • Newport Board Group
    • Numalliance / Numamerica, Inc.
    • Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson
    • ShubertCollin & Associés
    • Sofitel Chicago Water Tower
    • Square D/Schneider Electric
    • Thorelli & Associates

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Chicago Chapter
205 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601 - USA
Phone: (312) 578-0444

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