What you will find in this month's newsletter:

  • Beaujolais Nouveau: How to attend, become a sponsor, or volunteer!
  • Upcoming Events: Conference on AI with SKEMA on Oct 21 with Dr. Thierry Warin, and Life Science Professionals Networking Event on Oct 24
  • Job and Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteer opportunities with the FACC-PNW
  • Sponsor Spotlights: Merci to our 2019 Wine Festival Sponsors!

27th Annual Beaujolais Nouveau
Wine Festival
We will host our annual Beaujolais Nouveau Wine Festival on November 22, 2019. Guests associate the Beaujolais Nouveau Wine Festival with elegant buffets, full wine glasses, and a cheerful camaraderie that entices many attendees to return to the celebration year after year. Hosted at the Columbia Tower Club in downtown Seattle and at Headwaters at the Heathman Hotel in Portland , we invite you to attend either event to experience a night of French  joie de vivre

Join over 400 professionals representing fortune 500 companies, trendsetters, Francophones, and more. FACC-PNW members and Young Professionals receive special rates! General admission to the event includes live music, divine food, a silent auction, raffles, and a large selection of French and local wines. Discerning guests can select VIP tickets to be treated to special hors d'oeuvres, a curated wine selection, and reserved seating. VIP sections at both events fill up fast, so save your spot today!

Visit for more info and follow us on Facebook @BeaujolaisSeattle !
Upcoming Events
Oct. 24: Life Science Professionals After Hours Networking Event

Come meet fellow life science professionals on Thursday, October 24th at  La Parisienne  French Bakery from 5:30 - 7:30 PM. We will announce the re-launch of our new Life Science Committee.

Oct. 25: Alliance Française de Seattle Annual Fundraising Gala

From 6:00 PM to 10:30 PM the AFSeattle will hold its annual Fundraising Gala at Seattle’s iconic Rainier Club. Program for the evening: Cocktail, Silent Auction, Seated 4-course Dinner, Raise the Paddle & Dancing.

Oct. 30: Le Networking in Portland

Join us in Portland for networking with a Franco-American twist. We partner with the Alliance Française of Portland to help you build international trade connections. Attendees typically represent: technology, legal, marketing, banking/finance, publishing, education, hospitality, professional services, viticulture and more.

RSVP online (free)
More Events:

  • October 16: AFA's 14th Annual Aerospace Summit. This year's theme is Experience Innovation. Buy tickets online.

  • November 17-19: The Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER) hosts its Annual Economic Leadership Forum. Use Code PNWERpartner19 to register online for a discount.

  • December 14: Save the date for the Alliance Française de Seattle's European Christmas Market. More information online.
Job and Volunteer Opportunities
Astronics: Business Development Manager
Company:  Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ: ATRO)        
Job Title:  Business Development Manager (2019-103)     
Location:  Kirkland, WA      
Position Type:  Full-Time
Industry: Aerospace

For more information on the qualifications and on how to apply,   see the online job posting here
Hiring Multiple Positions: FASPS Bilingual French-English School
Company:  French American School of Puget Sound       
Job Title(s):  Preschool Teacher Assistant;
Substitute Teachers (Grades YPK-8)     
Location:  Mercer Island, WA      
Industry: Education

For more information on the qualifications and on how to apply,   see the online job postings here
Volunteer: Seattle Beaujolais Nouveau Wine Festival!
A small non-profit, we rely on volunteers to help our events run smoothly. At the Wine Festival, volunteers: serve food, pour wine, direct guests, and help with the auction and other event activities.

Volunteers get the opportunity to: network with the French-American community; practice speaking French; enjoy an iconic Seattle venue; and gain valuable, behind-the-scenes event experience.

Join in this time-honored tradition and have fun for a good cause! All funds raised directly benefit the Chamber’s mission as a small non-profit by supporting our staff, our J-1 interns, and our community engagement. Sign-up to volunteer.
Volunteer: Help Re-launch our Le Networking Committee!
Are you passionate about professional networking? Does the idea of developing meaningful and beneficial networking experiences for the FACC members excite you? If you answered yes, then Le Networking Committee might be a perfect fit for you!

We are searching for volunteers to help build programming that is relevant to all facets of FACC-PNW. In addition to helping plan events, we need volunteers who are available to attend/manage the networking events. We already have a few dynamic committee members and are looking for a couple of additional volunteers to join. 

Contact Huguette Marsicano at (206) 859-1422 or at  for additional information.
Partnership Opportunities
Sponsor the 27th Annual Beaujolais Nouveau Wine Festival this fall!
On November 22, the French-American Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest will host the 27th Annual Beaujolais Nouveau Wine Festival at the Columbia Tower Club in downtown Seattle. The event is attended by about 500 French and Francophone professionals in Washington State, including many wine and food enthusiasts. All funds raised directly benefit the Chamber’s mission as a small non-profit by supporting our staff, our J-1 interns, and our community engagement.

We offer many opportunities for companies and individuals alike to support our work by sponsoring the event, donating to our silent auction, or by purchasing a table for the night. As a sponsor, you will:
  • Gain visibility within the French-American community
  • Meet and network with potential collaborators and clients
  • Bond with your colleagues at one of Seattle’s most iconic venues
  • Entertain your clients and/or reward employees
  • Reinforce your brand
Join in this time-honored tradition and have fun for a good cause! Explore our Sponsorship Levels online , or read our Sponsorship Packet . We would be delighted to work with you to create a personalized sponsorship offer that meets your marketing needs. Contact us to learn more.
Merci to our first round of 2019 Sponsors!
Thank you to our Official Airline Partner
Thank You: Gold Circle and Platinum Members
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