French-American Community - September 2016 [fr]

Discover the organized events this September associated with the French presence in the Southeastern US. Our partners, Alliance Française, the French-American Chamber of Commerce, and various other associations offer an exceptional showcase of France in our region. Mark your calendars!

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FACC Networking Happy Hour
September 6 | 6pm-8pm | Columbia, SC

The FACC Carolinas will host a networking event for old, new, and potential members at the Hampton Street Vineyard in Columbia, SC.
More information at : FACC Carolinas

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FACC New Members Reception 2016
September 8 |6pm to 8pm | Atlanta, GA

Join the French-American Chamber of Commerce - Southeast Chapter as they introduce their new members who joined our organization in 2016. Take advantage of this opportunity to build new connections within the French-American business community and to learn more about the services and resources offered by the FACC Southeast. More information at : FACC Atlanta

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FACC Business trip to South Carolina
September 13-15 | Greenville & Charleston, SC

The French American Chamber of Commerce - Atlanta & Carolinas Chapters are organizing a 3 day business trip in South Carolina focused on the transportation industry. The trip will include exclusive visits of the Michelin Manufacturing, Boeing, and Mercedes Benz.
More information at : FACC Atlanta

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Rire et Chansons Talent Show
September 16 | 6pm-8pm | Atlanta, GA

Join the Alliance Française d’Atlanta for its membership drive finale, showcasing the talent of all of its Francophone friends, teachers, staff and students.
More information at : AF Atlanta

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La Soirée de la Rentrée
September 18 | 6pm | Memphis, TN

The Alliance Française de Memphis will celebrate the new school year with a special event for its members.
More information at : AF Memphis


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FACC Skipper Logistics Site Visit
September 20 | 11am to 12 :30 pm | Lawrenceville, GA

The French American Chamber of Commerce invites you to discover this newly-stalled company specialized in storage.
More information at : FACC Atlanta

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Sandpiper Bay Immersion Weekend
September 22-25 | Port St. Lucie, FL

The Alliance Française d’Atlanta is organizing a French immersion weekend at Sandpiper Bay Club Med, in Florida. Francophone lovers will enjoy French on the beach for 3 nights in an all inclusive French resort, which will include open bar, 12 hours of French classes, and an evening show. More information at : AF Atlanta

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Special Chef’s Dinner
September 22| 7pm-9 : 30 pm | Atlanta, GA

Members of the Alliance Française d’Atlanta are invited to meet and greet with top Atlanta French Chef Didier Lailheugue. This will be the ultimate fine-dining experience where guests will engage in French conversation, haute-cuisine, and fine French wine.
More information at : AF Atlanta

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Pajama Night En Français
September 23 | 6pm-10pm | Atlanta, GA

The Alliance Française d’Atlanta is hosting a special kids night in French. The evening will include cooking, dinner, games, and a film.
More information at : AF Atlanta

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Airlines and Passengers -Translating customer needs into cabin interior design
September 27 | 6pm-8pm | Atlanta, GA

The FACC Southeast - Atlanta is hosting a Dassault Systemes conference, "Airlines and Passengers -Translating customer needs into cabin interior design".?How do you balance competitiveness and profitability while meeting customer expectations? ?Isaac Benzaquen, Passenger Experience Industry Solution Director for Dassault Systèmes, will address this topic of translating customer dreams into reality, thanks to Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform. More information at : FACC Atlanta

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European Day of Languages
September 29 | 6 :30 pm | Atlanta, GA

Students and educators will have the opportunity dive into the numerous benefits of speaking foreign languages with this panel discussion and student competition. This year’s theme is « Language Proficiency & Cultural Competency: Where do they take us? », and will focus on the career benefits of foreign language acquisition.
Learn more at : AF Atlanta

Finally, don’t miss the weekly/monthly meetings of the Baragouineurs and the Atlanta French Language Meetup Group:

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Saturdays | 10am-12pm | La Madeline Perimeter (1165 Perimeter Center W #330, Atlanta, GA

Practice your French with this fun bunch. Contact Kathy Slough at 770-314-3171 or at for more details.

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September 19 | 7PM | APRES DIEM restaurant (931 Monroe Dr NE - Atlanta, GA

The Atlanta French Language Meetup Group is a fantastic opportunity to meet up with other French speakers — both native and non-native. Come share a drink and good company. For questions, email Dave at:

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