German American Chambers of Commerce

The German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest, Inc. is an integral part of the network of German Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHKs) with 140 offices in 92 countries around the globe. 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. In the United States there are three sister German American Chambers of Commerce located in Atlanta, Chicago and New York  or their branches in Detroit, Houston, Philadelphia and San Francisco. On their websites you may find information about the broad range of services the Chambers offer in their respective regions. Therefore, they have the opportunity to build close and effective relationships with their national as well as international members and clients. The joint website of the three German American Chambers of Commerce can be found at For an overview of all German Chambers Abroad, please visit  

The Representative of German Industry and Trade (RGIT) is the Washington, DC liaison office of the Federation of German Industries (BDI) and the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK).

RGIT’s mission is to foster free trade and a welcoming business environment on both sides of the Atlantic to achieve sustainable growth, jobs and innovation for the German-American economic relations.

Founded in 1988, RGIT is supported by Germany’s Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology and serves as the voice of German Industry and Trade towards US politics, American business organizations and the general public. RGIT is part of the AHK USA network and cooperates closely with Germany Trade & Invest.

For more information, visit