The FACC WDC is here to accompany your business needs

The French-American Chamber of Commerce- DC Chapter (FACC) now provides a variety of tailor-made trade services

We can help you in various aspects of your business needs such as: from field research to business set-up, from networking and event planning to business development.

 

 

Please note that your company will need to be a FACC member to benefit from our trade services.

So follow our 4 easy steps: get ready, get settled, get recognized, and get bigger!

 

 

 

 

I. GET READY

 

 

Field Research and set-up

Through its experience and knowledge of the local business culture, the FACC can provide practical information on the economic situation, areas for strong growth, as well as the local professional and cultural practices.

Our team will respond to your e-mail and telephone requests as fast as possible.

We will also assist you in your business set-up by identifying barriers that could potentially affect you such as immigration, taxes, visas, etc… thanks in great part to referrals by our local expert members, peer-to-peer meeting, sales and marketing plans, and business plan development. 

 

 

Advice from local experts (members of the FACC)

You will be put in contact with our members who are experts in their domain.  They can provide you with valuable contacts as well as answer any questions you may have legal, financial, taxes or other.

Give us a call to schedule a meeting with one of our FACC representative! Included in your FACC Membership.

 

 

 

 

II.GET SETTLED

 

 

Domiciliation services

In order to facilitate or speed up the set-up of your company, the French-American Chamber of Commerce provides the following services:

  • Mail box: US$75 per month (6 month contract minimum)

Use of the FACC mailbox, twice-a-week rerouting mail, same day notifications.

  • Virtual Office : US$ 375 per month

Mail box services, landline with forwarded calls, answering machine in English, fax and email

  • Virtual Office with a telephone answering service (5-hour package): US$ 375+ US$ 300 per month

Mail box services, landline with forwarded calls, answering machine in English, fax and email

  • Office space rental: $ 100 / Half- Day; US $200 / Day; US$ 600 / Week; US 1800 $ / Month
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Translation services

Have your business plan structured, written, reviewed and/or translated (From French into English and from English into French), review the English version of your website, or create better marketing tools: the FACC has a wide array of members companies that will provide comprehensive services.

We can also arrange interpretation and simultaneous translations during your visits (sales visits, business trips, conventions/seminars, etc.)

Cost upon request- get a free quote today!

 

 

Development and business expansion

FACC has a long history of experience in supporting businesses. Based on this experience, we can be considered a valuable resource in your business development needs: finding local contacts, promotion of your company’s products and services, visas, support and personalized follow up, etc…
 

A FACC representative will accompany you and offer direction and advice throughout your sales visits. This can be particularly helpful for first-time business visits.

From US$ 400/per Day

 

 

 

 

III. GET RECOGNIZED

 

 

Marketing

The French-American Chamber of Commerce provides solutions and custom-made services to help you succeed in your communication campaigns:

  • Build or reinforce the exposure of your company in the US,

  • Announce the launch of a new product/service on the US market,

  • Support your distributors’ activity.


Are you planning to develop your brand, your presence and assure your company’s sales promotion?

 

 

Events

 

FACC Event Sponsoring

Get more exposure by publishing your logo on event posters, leaflets and invitations, on the FACC Website, or by being mentioned during FACC events. We also give you the opportunity to exhibit/give tasting and samples of your products (Softwares, wines and spirits, food, etc)

From US$ 500/per FACC event

 

 

Your dedicated event

We can lead any event for you: conferences, panel discussions, dinners, Gala evening, Experts round table, etc…

Do you only require logistic support? We will find logistic solutions which are convenient for you (hotel, flight, dinner, business appointments, evenings, visits, etc.).

We can find the perfect location, organize the communication (invitation, phone follow-ups, etc).

You can also hire us to work on the content and the format of the event.


From US$700/ for logistics and 20% of the event’s spendings.

 

 

Trade Shows, Conventions, Conferences- available mid 2014

FACC can help you to organize your participation in a trade show: Stand creation and set-up, event organization,  overall logistics, negociations with the venue.

 

 

Direct marketing

Upon request, we may be able to provide custom-made services for your specific needs: direct marketing, telemarketing, mailing (contact research and introduction, appointment setting, promotion). This service can be complemented by advice on your sales pitch, call flow and relevant marketing literature for that purpose.

Write to/Call us to discuss your current needs

 

 

Referral to marketing communication agencies

FACC will introduce you to marketing, communications, advertising and PR agencies, which specialize in your specific requirements (cross-cultural communication, Start-ups, etc)

Included in your FACC Membership

 

 

 

 

IV. GET BIGGER

Visas

General Information: please feel free to contact us via e-mail to regarding questions on US visas.

Included in your FACC Membership

 

 

Obtaining a J1 Visa

Are you willing to host a European as part of the "J1 Young Professional Interns" program ? FACC will be happy to help you in this process, through its sister organization, the FACC New York.

See here for more information.

FACC NY service fees will apply.

 

 

VAT  Refund

American company? Get a VAT Refund on business expenses generated while on business in Europe.

On request

 

 

Hiring

We may relay your job descriptions and conduct interviews with potantial candidates: please check out our Career Connect page here.

 

 

 

 

For any services not listed above, we can also introduce you to trusted partners, depending on your needs: FDA registration,local NGOs and institutions, government offices, etc..

 

Please remember that we are dedicated to assist you, and we will consider any request you may have.


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Contact us

French-American Chamber of Commerce | Washington DC Chapter 
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info@faccwdc.org
Tel: (202) 640 1806

Mailing Address: 
4101 Reservoir Rd, NW
Offices B137-B141
Washington D.C, 20007

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