The Young Professionals Group (YPG)
The YPG invites you to join our events. Our goal is to connect and build the next generation of leaders in industries related to French-American business.
Thank you to our YP Committee:
Elizabeth Cummings, Newberry Library
Alex Delecroix, Opinel
Sydney Fleurance, International Management Solutions
Martin Juven, Sodimate, Inc.
Julien Rosan, Business France
Join us next Wednesday, December 5th for a free Young Professionals Happy Hour! Find out more details and register here to attend.
WHERE: Eleven Eleven / 1111 W. Lake St., Chicago, IL 60607
HAPPY HOUR MENU: $5.11 drinks from 6:00-7:00 PM! Followed by an exclusive Champagne Happy Hour from 7:00-8:00 PM for those who register below.
Happy Hour drinks include: Miller High Life Pony & Bourbon Shot; Bees Knees - Vodka or Gin, Honey Syrup, Lemon; Jitterbug - Whiskey, Benedictine & Lemon.
Also available from 6:00-7:00PM - Sommelier Selected Pairings (Food + Glass of Wine) for $11.11.
PAST PROGRAMS (2016 - )
"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.
This event is part of French Innovation Week | #FrenchWeekChic
|Yann Kulp, |
Director Strategy USA at Schneider Electric
When: April 26, 2018 | 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Where: DLA Piper LLP | 444 West Lake Street | Suite 900 | Chicago, IL 60606
No walk-ins are permitted for this event. Registration will close at 3 pm on April 25th.
"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.
|Fabienne Munch, |
Executive Director in the Provost Office at the University of Chicago
When: February 15, 2018 | 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Where: FACC Chicago | 205 N. Michigan Ave. | 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 and 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 finish the conversation with a wine tasting.
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
When: 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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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)
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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