Young Professionals Group

The Young Professionals Group (YPG)
The YPG invites you to join our events during the year. 
Our goal is to connect and build the next generation of leaders in industries related to French-American business.
Learn more about the YP Committee.


"The Future of Energy and the Actors of Tomorrow"

Yann Kulp, Director Strategy USA at Schneider Electric, a $30 billion global leader in energy management solutions, where he focuses on transportation electrification and customer digitization. He will present the highlights of the future of energy and the actors of tomorrow. 


Yann Kulp, 
Director Strategy USA at Schneider Electric
LinkedIn profile


Event Details

When: April 26, 2018 | 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Where: DLA Piper LLP | 444 West Lake Street | Suite 900  | Chicago, IL 60606




"My professional life: career plan or instinct?"

Fabienne Munch, Executive Director in the Provost Office at the University of Chicago, will present the highlights of her professional experience in France and the United States. She will share some tips and offer food for thought to young -or less young- French expatriates in Chicago.

Photos of the event


Fabienne Munch,
Executive Director in the Provost Office at the University of Chicago
LinkedIn profile

Event Details

When: February 15, 2018 | 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Where: FACC Chicago | 205 North Michigan avenue | 37th Floor  | Chicago, IL 60601



Event sponsored by Pastoral Artisan 



U.S. Wine Market & How French Wines Perform

The US is one of the main importers of French wines, but also one of the developed countries that imposes the most regulations on alcohol trade. Greg Powell, Midwest representative for Kermit Lynch, one of the largest distributors of French wines in the US, will explain how the American wine market functions, discuss latest trends, and explain France’s special status among wine exporting countries. We will end the conversation with a wine tasting.

Event Details

When: Wednesday November 2nd, 2016 | 6:00 - 8:00  p.m.

Where: @ Madison Vine Wines

1340 W. Madison Street Chicago, IL 60607



Curating and collecting contemporary photography, an overview of the profession in museums and galleries

Natasha Egan, Executive Director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography
Sybille Friche, Director of Document Gallery

Event Details
 Tuesday June 28th, 2016 | 6:00 p.m.
Where: Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP)
Columbia College Chicago
600 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

 Thank you to our partners


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Launch Party

FACC-Chicago's Young Professionals Group (YPG) invites you to its Launch Party!
Our goal is to connect and build the next generation of leaders in industries related to French-American business.

Join us on Wednesday May 11th at 6 pm at the Sofitel. Be part of the movement, come mingle, network and learn about our exciting program for the rest of the year, complete with cocktails and finger food! (Discounts at the bar, $8-12 for drinks)

Event Details

FACC-Chicago's Young Professionals Group "Launch Party"

When: Wednesday May 11th, 2016 | 6:00 p.m.

Where: @ Le Bar | Sofitel Chicago Water Tower

20 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611

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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

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