Les Nouvelles | January 2019
Un mot from the President...
Bonne Année!

As a New Year begins, I would like to thank you for your personal involvement in the French-American Chamber of Commerce Dallas/Fort Worth and for your contribution to its growth. Please welcome Hannah Novak to the FACC Team! We are delighted to have her.
I also wish to thank the Board and Officers for their wisdom and leadership in approving changes made last summer resulting in a positive outcome for the Chamber.

Last Fall, we brought you Cyber Security at Atos, the Annual FACC InterCompany Soccer Tournament with over 200 attending; the re-branding of Beaujolais as “Taste of France…fall in love all over again” with superb graphics by Scott Boeckle Design, a downtown location at the FIG …a truly fun event with 800 guests inspired by everything French. In December, Longchamp NorthPark reached out to host a beautiful Sparkling Holiday Champagne Cocktail, and now we begin 2019 with new programs focusing on the strategic interests of our members in North Texas. 

We wish to thank Consul General Alexis Andres for toasting the New Year with FACC Members on January 30th, and for his focus to support French-American business interests in North Texas.

In 2019, the FACC Dallas/Fort Worth...

Celebrates 40 years! 1979 – 2019
Announces a first of its kind program...EuroTech Talks

Brings back the North Texas Aerospace Forum

Launches a NEW website

Each of these initiatives increases visibility and the networking power of your Chamber.
Get involved!

I look forward to seeing you more in 2019... Bertrand L. Pelletier, President
Welcome New Members
The FACC DFW would like to say BIENVENUE to new members!

Corporate Members:
Young Professional Members:
  • Nafissatou Boixel
  • Judy Cline

Associate Member:
  • Roger Malina
Attention members! Please renew dues and use this link to update your user name and password on the new site. We need your support in our 40th year as we add programs and enhance and broaden our outreach for members. Merci!
If you have not received a notification for renewal and need an invoice,
please email Erin at emckelvey@faccdallas.com
The FACC DFW is excited to announce a first of its kind series called EuroTech Talks .

At a time when all industries are becoming high tech, with an innovative international European and American business community at our fingertips, EuroTech Talks is designed to bring business together to talk innovation, network and even revive the international networking feel of the famous FACC Euro Cocktails. Bottle Rocket Studios in Addison has generously offered to host these events.

FACC members bring a guest at no add'l charge
The FACC Presents
Euro Tech Talks

February 28th
"The Augmented Human"

Thierry Hubert, Founder & CEO
His worldwide enterprise background includes working for PWC, Lotus Development Corporation and IBM. His expertise and experiences in building solutions and innovation adoption services based on managed disruption and transformation management extends well over 30 yrs.
Through Thierry’s working relationship, Darwin Ecosystem continues to partner with IBM as one of the first and notable Watson & Cloud Platform Business Partners.

When: Feb 28th 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Where: Bottle Rocket Studios in Addison
The FACC has a new website!
Last fall, when the FACC NY Chapter announced a total redesign of their website with the help of Advantages , they offered to share the site design with other Chapters. We owe the FACC NY and Advantages a debt of gratitude for their investment in all of us. Please allow us a week or so to correct errors and omissions. Members will need to sign up on the login page. You must create a new login and password using your original email or it will deny access. Merci!
Jade Fiducial Individual Tax Seminar
March 27th
Join Jade Fiducial for a free tax seminar to answer all French tax reform questions.
The event will be entirely in French.

Offic ial Nîmes Signing in Fort Worth February 13th
The official signing ceremony of Fort Worth’s ninth sister city, Nîmes, France is taking place on February 13th at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth at 6:00 p.m. Mayor Betsy Price and Jean-Paul Fournier, Mayor of Nîmes, will sign the official documents to become sister cities. The signing is free and open to all and will be followed by a reception at Cafe Modern, which requires tickets in advance.
Orchestra of New Spain's
Rise of Flamenco
February 15-16, 2019
Witness the beautiful traditional dance of Flamenco with a modern twist for an unforgettable performance.

French Affaires' Spring Events
Looking for some fun with French this spring? Check out the events offered by French Affaires and REGISTER HERE for their February events which include a French Cookbook Club as well as a seminar to prepare you for your next trip to France.
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