On Thursday evening, January 21st, Members and guests of the FACC-NY gathered in the contemporary furniture and design showroom Roche Bobois on Madison Avenue for a "Celebrate 2016" New Year Reception.
PLATINUM Sponsorship was generously provided by Barclais; GOLD Sponsorship was provided by Crédit Industriel et Commercial (CIC); and SILVER Sponsorship was provided by Deborah A. Nilson & Associates.
The evening's Exclusive Wine Donor was Baron Francois. Catering Partners included Tradition & Excellence and By Suzette.
Nearly 200 attendees had the opportunity to network, listen to live music by Avalon Jazz Band, enjoy a delicious selection of hors d'oeuvres, and sip Baron Francois red, white and sparkling wine. As a new addition this year, guests were able to enjoy real-time event photo sharing by Headoo.
Attendees were honored to be joined by Bertrand Lortholary, Consul General of France in New York.
French-American Chamber of Commerce President Elsa Berry made remarks and thanked attendees for their invaluable support of the association in 2015. She also highlighted the FACC's key priorities for 2016, which include the French-American Luxury Symposium; the continued growth of FACC membership; increased member segmentation initiatives; ongoing strong performance and increase capabilities of the International Career Development Programs; development of FACC Task Force Events such as Women in Business; Food & Beverage; Young Executive; and Tech, Media & Entertainment.
Remarks were also delivered by Sidney Barclais, Partner at Barclais CPA, and Pierre Berardo, General Manager at Roche Bobois.
The FACC thanks all supporters above, as well as the FACC membership for its support in 2015 and beyond.