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

GACC Oktoberfest 2016


October 13th, Fort Mason, San Francisco



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.


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. 


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


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!

10/05/2016 - Squire Patton Boggs | 275 Battery Street, 25th Floor, San Francisco

European Networking Evening

Don't miss this chance to mingle with business professionals from diverse European countries! Get your ticket soon since this event may sell out! [more]

10/07/2016 - LADWP's La Kretz Innovation Campus | 525 S. Hewitt Street Los Angeles, CA 90013

LADWP's La Kretz Innovation Campus Grand Opening

The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) and Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) invite you to join us on Friday, October 7th to... [more]

10/10/2016 - California and Oregon

Energy Efficiency Innovation Seminars 2016

On behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy, the GACC West will hold a series of 4 lectures at universities in Northern... [more]

10/24/2016 - Mexico City, Puebla, Queretaro, Tlaxcala and Guanajuato, Mexico

GACC South | Delegation to Mexico 2016

Business Delegation to Mexico: October 24-28, 2016 The GACCs are excited to offer a business delegation trip to Mexico from October 24-28, to... [more]

11/07/2016 - Hawaii

German Energy Efficiency & Renewables Business Delegation to Hawaii

From November 7-11, the GACC West will bring a group of German companies and experts in the field of energy efficiency and distributed generation... [more]

White Asparagus Gala Dinner 2016

09/29/2016 - German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., 80 Pine St, 24th Fl, New York, NY 10005

German-American Recycling Roundtable

Breakfast Roundtable: "Global Challenges for Waste Management and Recycling" Solid waste rates are rising fast. By 2100, it is estimated... [more]

10/02/2016 - Newport, Rhode Island

2016 International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum

Why attend the International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum? Engineering. Construction. Manufacturing. Offshore wind is the work of many. The... [more]

10/12/2016 - Boston & Cambridge, Harvard Law School

DAJV: 4th Annual Conference 2016

DAJV Deutsch-Amerikanische Juristen-Vereinigung e.V. Annual Conference 2016 Dear Members and Friends of DAJV,We are delighted to invite you... [more]

10/19/2016 - Tenement Museum | 103 Orchard Street | New York, NY 10002

New Member Reception 2016

   New Member Reception 2016 hosted together with Tenement Museum103 Orchard StreetNew York, NY 10002 Join us for this year’s New... [more]

10/27/2016 - Northeastern University, East Village | Boston, MA

East Coast Industry Forum

Boston serves as a gateway to New England and the US market for many German firms. Attracted by Massachusetts’ highly skilled workforce, world... [more]

GAT Magazine

 3rd 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

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