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Innovation without borders: The French-American Midwest Connection

Please join McDonald Hopkins and the French American Chamber of Commerce (FACC) in Cleveland or via live webcast for "Innovation without Borders: The French-American Midwest Connection" with our special guest, Mr. Guillaume Lacroix, Consul General of France in Chicago. 

This panel conversation will feature multi-perspective insights from French and American professionals about French-American innovation and the importance of building and protecting this long standing international business and cultural relationship.

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  • The role of French Embassies and Consulates in the U.S?
  • What services can the FACC provide to individuals and businesses?
  • Current events: Brexit, the "yellow vests," tariffs
  • French American innovation, including the #MidwestRising movement of French-American Innovation Midwest
  • Doing business in and managing cross-border M&A transactions between the U.S., France, and beyond
  • How to leverage organizations such as TeamNEO, JobsOhio, the Chambres du Commerce et du l'Industrie (CCIs)


Fifth Third Center
600 Superior Avenue East, Suite 2100

Cleveland, Ohio 44114

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