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!

White Asparagus Gala Dinner 2016

06/01/2016 - Microsoft Campus | 1065 La Avenida St, Mountain View

GACC Supported | World Cup Tech Challenge 2016

Join the Silicon Valley Forum at the World Cup Tech Challenge 2016. World Cup Tech Challenge is where the next generation of emerging tech companies... [more]

06/01/2016 - Marines’ Memorial Theatre, 609 Sutter Street (at Mason)

GACC Supported | Cleantech Pitchfest in San Francisco

The Lawrence Berkeley Lab’s Science at the Theater program comes to San Francisco’s Marine’s Memorial Theatre, with six scientists presenting their... [more]

06/07/2016 - The Presidio Officers' Club | 50 Moraga Ave, San Francisco, CA 94129

Germany California Energy Storage Symposium

The GACC West cordially invites you to the 1st Germany California Energy Storage Symposium. The GACC West is hosting a group of selected German... [more]

06/16/2016 - Frankfurt am Main Chamber of Commerce and Industry | Börsenplatz 4 | 60313 Frankfurt am Main

German-American Business Forum 2016

The GACC West cordially invites you to the 1st Germany California Energy Storage Symposium. The GACC West is hosting a group of selected German... [more]

06/21/2016 - Fairmont San Jose | 170 South Market Street San Jose, CA 95113

GACC Supported | Grid Edge World Forum 2016

Grid Edge World Forum 2016 is a conference and exhibition building on the growth and success of GTM’s Grid Edge Live event. Join us with GTM in... [more]

05/05/2016 - Hogan Lovells US LLP | 875 Third Avenue New York, NY 10022

GACC Annual Meeting 2016

The German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. would like to cordially invite you its    Annual Meeting 2016... [more]

05/24/2016 - Ramscale Studio | 463 West Street (between Bethune Street & Bank Street) | New York

YPN Event - Young Professionals Going Global

The German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. together with the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce would like to cordially invite you to their YPN... [more]

06/08/2016 - WeWork Charging Bull | 25 Broadway, 9th Floor

STEP - Pitch Night

The German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. together with   would like to cordially invite you to our 8th STEP NYC - Pitch... [more]

06/09/2016 - Brooklyn Brewery | 79 N 11th St Brooklyn, NY 11249

German Innovation Goes Northside

German Startup Innovation Pitch Night & Happy Hour German Accelerator New York (GANY), the German American Chamber of Commerce (GACC) and... [more]

06/13/2016 - The Liberty Warehouse, 260 Conover Street Brooklyn, Brooklyn, USA

1st Annual Summer Gala

  Under the patronage of the German Consul General, Mrs. Brita Wagener you are hereby invited to   GSB's first annual Gala... [more]

GAT Magazine


 2nd quarter 2016

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 at our jobXchange database:

Interns/Young Professionals 

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