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

07/11/2016 - Moscone Center, San Francisco

Intersolar North America

Intersolar North America takes place each July in the heart of North America’s largest solar market: California. Since its establishment in 2008,... [more]

07/11/2016 - Moscone Center, San Francisco

ees North America

Covering the entire value chain of innovative battery and energy storage technologies, ees North America is the ideal platform for all stakeholders... [more]

07/12/2016 - Moscone Center, San Francisco

Visit SAXONY! | SEMICON West 2016

SEMICON West 2016 is approaching! From July 12 -14, SEMICON West will be held in San Francisco. The Saxony Economic Development Corporation would... [more]

07/13/2016 - Marriott Union Square, 30th Floor | 480 Sutter St, San Francisco

Evening Reception of the Free State of Saxony

The Saxony State Ministry for Economic Affairs & Labor and Transport and the Saxony Economic Development Corporation together with the GACC ... [more]

06/11/2016 - Anchor Brewing Company | 1705 Mariposa St, San Francisco

The Art & Craft of Brewing – A Special Beer Tasting Event

Join the GACC West and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) for a special Anchor Brewing Company Tour & Beer Tasting: The Art & Craft... [more]

06/14/2016 - Pier 81 West 41st Street, New York, NY 10036

WeLoveNY Manhattan Boat Cruise

  Event is sold out!   The German American Chamber of Commerce and the French American Chamber of Commerce proudly present: The... [more]

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

German American Business Forum

German-American Business Forum The German American Chambers of Commerce, in cooperation with the Frankfurt am Main Chamber of Commerce and... [more]

06/28/2016 - German House, 871 United Nations Plaza (1st Avenue at 49th Street), New York, NY 10017

Smart Cities - Energy Efficiency in the Infrastructure

German American Smart Cities Symposium June 28, 2016 from 9:00am to 4:30pm New York City is one of the fastest growing cities in the world. But... [more]

07/14/2016 - Miele Experience Center | 150 East 58th Street, 9th Floor

GACC Showroom Tour - Midtown East!

   Thursday, July 14, 20166:00 - 8:30 p.m. The GACC New York is pleased to announce the second GACC Showroom Tour - Midtown East! A... [more]

08/10/2016 - Tenament Museum | 103 Orchard Street | New York, NY 10002

YPN Summer Networking

We would like to kick off the Young Professional Summer Networking Event with you in the Tenement Museum where we will have a private... [more]

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 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

Are you looking for new challenges?

Current job openings can be found at our jobXchange database:

Interns/Young Professionals 

Experienced Professionals