Our Signature Events

Throughout the year, we organize networking events with an unique French touch to help our members build connections. Our signature events are the most prestigious experiences of our agenda.

Gala & Awards Ceremony

Our annual gala is an exclusive evening of premier networking to honor companies or individuals for their special contributions to economic relations between France and the U.S.

During the event, we celebrate friendship between France and the USA while enjoying fine cocktail, dinner, art and surprises. We also honor companies or individuals for their special contributions to economic relations between France and the U.S. In the past years, we have awarded Air France, Nissan North America, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, PSA Peugeot Citroen, General Motors, a Nobel Prize and more exceptional honorees.

In the spirit of engagement and support, a portion of the gala proceeds is granted as scholarships via Le Detroit Scholarship, our program that promotes study in France for business-focused French language student.

Thank you to our 2023 Gala Sponsors
 
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Meadow Brook: CONNECT

Summer garden party in a stunning historical setting. Rare cars display. Networking with the European American community. Simply the best French wine tasting in Michigan.

This unique event is held every July on the beautiful terrace and adjacent lawn of the historic Meadow Brook Hall.
Spectacular wines and hors d’oeuvres are served in the midst of rare automobiles that represent the participating European Chamber of Commerce, while Champagne and a string quartet complete the elegant ambience. The European American Chambers Summer Wine Tasting is an exceptional opportunity for the European – American business commuity to network during a magical evening.

If you are interested in displaying a rare car of yours during the event, please contact Jon Block, Architect, automotive enthusiast and original creator of Meadow Brook: CONNECT.

Beaujolais Nouveau Celebration

Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!

Every year, the FACC-Michigan Chapter & Alliance Française of Detroit celebrate the uncorking of the Beaujolais Nouveau on the the third Thursday of November, in the pure French Tradition.
This friendly event represents an opportunity to enjoy the first wine of the harvest paired with French inspired appetizers, to network with the Francophone or Francophile community and to win unique prizes during our Harvest Raffle!

FACC Michigan Chapter Annual Members Meeting

Meet new members, discover the chamber activities and enjoy a complimentary cocktail.

During this event, the FACC President Bertrand Rakoto introduces the FACC annual reports and the chamber’s updates in the premises of a local host company. The presentation is followed by a reception.
The FACC Annual Members Meeting is an excellent opportunity for our members to discover or catch up with the chamber’s updates & services, to get more familiar with the host company’s activities, and to network at no cost.

And Also…

French Heritage Night at the Pistons, Emobility, Young Entrepreneurs, Meet the CEO, French Tech… We organize networking events throughout the year. Subscribe our newsletter and follow us on the social media to make sure you don’t miss any!

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