German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., Office for the Western United States

Welcome to GACC West

The German American Chamber of Commerce is the official West Coast representation of German companies, being part of a nation-wide network including 2,500 member firms and 7 offices throughout the U.S.

Membership

Become a member and profit from our transatlantic network of over 15,000 contacts!   More

J-1 Visa Service

The GACC is an official DOS sanctioned organization authorized to issue the required certificates and can assist you with applying for a J-1 Visa for your interns. 

Events

We organize a broad variety of networking events, connecting transatlantic businesses on the West Coast.  More

Membership

GACC Membership Business Opportunities

Become a member and profit from our transatlantic network!


The GACC West and New York have an extensive membership network of over 750 German and American member companies from different industries and sizes in more than 24 states on the East and West Coast.

Be a part of our transatlantic network, consisting of over 15,000 contacts within the German-American business community.

Become a member!

German American New Year's Kick-Off 2017

02/17/2017 - Goethe-Institut, Art-Lounge | 530 Bush Street, San Francisco

GACC Supported | Interactive Exhibition: Games and Politics

The touring exhibition GAMES AND POLITICS examines how computer games unfold their political potential. With the aid of obviously... [more]

03/07/2017 - OFX | 49 Stevenson Street, 13th Floor, San Francisco

European Networking | Special Women's Day

In honor of International Women’s Day, The British-American Business Council (BABC), the French American Chamber of Commerce (FACCSF)and... [more]

03/08/2017 - Mission Bay Conference Center | 1675 Owens Street, San Francisco

GACC Supported | California's Distributed Energy Future 2017

March 8-9, 2017Discount code: GACC15 As distributed energy gains steam in California, state regulators, policymakers, utilities and DER... [more]

03/24/2017 - Landmark's Clay Theater | 2261 Fillmore St, San Francisco

GACC Culture Spotlight | Francois Ozon's FRANTZ film opening

Summary A haunting tale of love and reconciliation begins in a small town in Germany in the immediate aftermath of World War I when a young woman... [more]

04/06/2017 - Davies Symphony Hall | 201 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, CA

GACC Culture Spotlight | Max Raabe & Palast Orchester

The dashing, debonair Max Raabe and his Palast Orchester evoke the madcap mood of the German Weimar Republic in the 1920s. Backed by his polished... [more]

03/17/2017 - Haus der Deutschen Wirtschaft | Breite Str. 29 | 10178 Berlin

USA Konferenz | Berlin

Freitag, den 17. März 2017, 08:00 – 13:30 UhrHaus der Deutschen Wirtschaft, Berlin"Chancen und Herausforderungen unter der neuen... [more]

03/23/2017 - TBD

Captivate New York City 2017

The German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. in collaboration with would like to cordially invite you to Captivate New York... [more]

03/27/2017 - Frankfurt, Germany

Fact-finding Mission to Germany: Energy Efficiency in Buildings

The fact-finding mission to Germany will focus on energy efficiency in buildings and will take place from March 27 to March 30, 2017 in the... [more]

04/01/2017 - Paulaner NYC | 265 Bowery | New York, NY 10002

Skat tournament

The German American Chamber of Commerce would like to cordially invite you to our first     Skat tournament. Location: Paulaner... [more]

04/20/2017 - KPMG | 345 Park Avenue | New York, NY 10154

The 5th GACC Automotive Forum

The 5th GACC Automotive Forum   will be kindly hosted by     Further Information follows soon.     [more]

GAT Magazine


 1st quarter 2017

U.S. Market Entry


USA market entry

Planning to hire German interns?   

In order to do an internship in the United States, a J-1 Exchange Visitor Visa is required.

The GACC is an official DOS sanctioned organization authorized to issue the required certificates and can assist you with applying for a J-1 Visa for your interns.

Application for J-1 visa


Internship USA

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Current job openings can be found in our

GACC Talent Network