The French American Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest (FACC) is an effective professional networking organization for business professionals from large multinational companies, as well as small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and entrepreneurs. The FACC’s services are designed to support for bi-national, bi-cultural business people operating both in Europe and in the Pacific Northwest.
Our membership represents the vibrant French and international business community and American companies with whom they do business in the region. A wide range of industries is represented in the FACC membership, including aerospace, IT, biotechnology, legal, education, accounting, banking, consumer goods, business consulting and many more.
Our events, online member directory and other membership benefits offer FACC members at every level the valuable opportunity to develop their operations while participating in the largest French-American business network with 20 regional chapters in the U.S. and 250 partners in the world. Visit our website at www.faccpnw.org.
The FACC Pacific Northwest organizes major annual events, including the French-American Business Awards Pacific Northwest (FABA PNW), a springtime gala dinner recognizing the region’s leaders and companies that have positively and profoundly impacted trade and cultural exchange between France and the United States. In the fall the FACC organizes two of the West Coast’s largest Beaujolais Nouveau festivals, attended by as many as 500 at key venues in downtown Seattle and Portland. Members enjoy discounted registrations for those events and others.
The FACC Pacific Northwest is allied with a nonprofit organization, France Education Northwest, whose mission is to promote French education and culture. FEN holds many events throughout the year; FACC members enjoy discounted or complimentary admission as a benefit of their FACC membership. For those interested in tax-deductible charitable giving, note that FEN holds nonprofit 501(c) 3 status. Visit the FEN website at www.fenpnw.org.
The FACC Pacific Northwest offers the following membership levels.
50% of Corporate Rate
Startup companies in their first three years of operation qualify for a Corporate membership at half price ($175/year).
NETWORK OF YOUNG PROFESSIONALS AND ENTREPRENEURS (NYPE)
Professionals between the ages of 21 and 35 are eligible for individual membership at half the standard price (i.e, $50/year).
Membership registration and renewal can be completed:
- Online with credit card by clicking HERE
- Or by Checks made out to “FACC PNW.”
Membership is renewed on an annual basis and expires on December 31st of each year.
Membership received after June 15 will be pro-rated in January of the following year.
The solicitation of FACC members for membership in other orgaqnizations or fundraising is strictly prohibited.
All memberships are subject to approval by the Board of Directors.
*Note that FACC Board Members are asked to make financial and time commitments in support of the board's mission.