International Connections for Business Growth

Chicago Area help is available for international companies from around the world

JETRO - Japan External Trade Organization - offers a wide variety of business support services for companies in the Midwest planning to initiate a business presence or seeking to add to their existing investment in Japan.

Japanese - American Society of Chicago - creates and promotes Japanese and American friendships. We do this through business, social, educational and cultural activities.

American Israeli Chamber -assists U.S. and global companies to connect with Israel's numerous commercial, industrial and scientific capabilities. AICC also acts as a catalyst for specific business inquiries from U.S., global and Israeli companies.

German American Chamber - Our continuing mission is to further, promote and assist in the expansion of bilateral trade and investment between Germany and the United States, especially the Midwest.

U.S. India Chamber of Commerce - Midwest - Our mission is clear: to be the leaders in promoting business between our two countries, to connect smaller vendors to larger international enterprises and vice versa, and to disseminate knowledge and ideas about future opportunities that will create commerce and prosperity as well as the personal ties that strengthen our nations and the global community.

America-China Chamber of Commerce - Believing that most successful business ventures are built on trust and that trust can only be developed through “relationships” or “guanxi”, the United States of America-China Chamber of Commerce strives to facilitate the development of this important element for both U.S. and Chinese companies.

Expanded Local Resources are available from :

World Business Chicago - is an economic development office, coordinating business retention, attraction and expansion efforts in order to spur and accelerate economic growth. WBC raises Chicago’s profile as a premier business destination and serves as a resource for companies.

Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity - promotes Illinois as an excellent place to do business based on the State’s unique transportation infrastructure and location, talented workforce, easy access to keymarkets, and our positive business climate.