AmCham France's principal office and secretariat are located in Paris at 77 rue de Miromesnil, 75008. The office has one large conference room (can seat up to 60 people) and one small meeting room.
Regional Chapters, run by local members, operate in Strasbourg (Alsace-Lorraine), Lyon (Rhône Alpes-Auvergne), Toulouse (Midi-Pyrenees) & Lille (France-Nord).
The Board of Directors is AmCham France's chief decision-making. It consists of between 25 and 40members, mostly the CEOs of U.S. Fortune 500 companies in France or senior U.S. citizens executives in French multinationals.
The Executive Committee is composed of the President, two Vice Presidents, a Treasurer, a Secretary, and the Immediate Past President. The President heads the Board and the Executive Committee. Members of both the Board and the Executive Committee work on a voluntary basis, donating their time and expertise on behalf of the membership as a whole. The US Ambassador to France is Honorary President of AmCham France, and four top Embassy officials, at the Minister Counselor level, serve as Consulting Directors.
Through maintaining close relationships with the following key business and governmental institutions, AmCham France is able to support its members and influence trade and investment policy not only in France, but throughout Europe and in the United States.
A special AmCham that groups the largest US companies in Europe, AmCham EU lobbies the European Commission on policies of interest to its members and AmChams in EU countries.
US Chamber of Commerce
One of the most powerful business lobbies in the world, the US Chamber of Commerce is the institution that accredits AmChams worldwide. Click here to see what our relationship to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is. Download the Overview of the Transatlantic Economic Council
Council of American States in Europe (CASE)
C.A.S.E. is comprised of 22 US state offices that maintain offices in Europe. It helps European companies locate production sites or sales and distribution operations for their products and services in the US, and assists European agents and importers find new products and services in the US.
French-American Chambers of Commerce
Since its founding in 1896, the French-American Chamber of Commerce (FACC), with 20 offices in the US, promotes trade and investment between the United States and France. The FACC enjoys a special relationship with French government agencies, including the French Embassy's Mission Economique, Invest In France Agency, UBI France, and French domestic Chambers of Commerce.
AmCham France Members
The French-American Foundation is committed to facilitate and strengthen French-American relations. Covering a large range of areas including business, culture and education, the foundation brings together leaders, policy and decision makers and other professionals to encourage an active dialogue and to create productive links.
Founded in 1909, France-Ameriques fosters cultural and economic relations between France and the countries of the Americas. It is a meeting place for opinion leaders from the worlds of diplomacy, defense, business, universities and cultrual institutions.
Institut Aspen France
Institut Aspen France, founded in 1983, is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit, international center for discussion and dialogue. Through conferences, seminars, and leadership programs it heps leaders from the economic, political , academic, and non-profit sectors to identify the challenges they must face .
Press Club de France
The 2000 member Press Club de France serves as a link between journalists and actors in the economic, business, political, cultural, media, and non-profit spheres. It organizes dozens of conferences and press events a year.
Invest in France Agency (AFII)
The Invest in France Agency is the primary organization promoting foreign investments in France.
Agence pour le Développement Economique de la Région Lyonnaise (ADERLY)
The Lyon Area Economic Development Agency supports and advises development and investment projects.
Association de Développement du Bas-Rhin (ADIRA)
Adira is an economic development agency based in the Bas- Rhin. Its mission is to help develop the local economy. Its President is Chairman of AmCham's Alsace-Lorraine Chapter.
Agence Régionale de Développement Paris Ile-de-France
Paris Region Economic Development Agency advises and assists French and international companies that seek to start, expand or relocate business activities in the Paris Region. It offers free, active and confidential advisory services.
Etablissement Public d’Aménagement de la Ville Nouvelle de l’Isle d’Abeau
EPIDA has 5 main functions, all of which contribute to territorial development: It acts as consultant, real estate operator, developer, planner and authorized agent.
APIM, Lille Metropole Development Agency
US Embassy France
US Mission to the OECD
UCCIFE, Union of French Chambers of Commerce and Industry Abroad
UBIFRANCE, Agence Française pour le Développement International des Entreprises
MEDEF, Mouvement des Entreprises de France
AFEP, Association Française des Entreprises Privees
Institut de l’Entreprise (IDEP)
The American Club
AARO, The Association of Americans Resident Overseas
The Council of the English Speaking Community (CESC)
Paris Alumni Network
Association France Etats-Unis
Groupe Interparlementaire d'Amitie France-Etats-Unis
Association of Foreign Chambers of Commerce in France
Franco-American Commission for Educational Exchange (Fulbright Commission)
Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de Paris
Institut Français des Relations Internationales (IFRI)