ABOUT BACoS

As a private, non-profit organization, the BELGIAN AMERICAN Chamber of the South (BACoS), is an energetic bi-lateral Chamber that actively supports, promotes, and enhances business between Belgium and the Southeast of the United States. The Chamber serves the States of Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Florida, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Mississippi.

The BELGIAN AMERICAN Chamber of the South enjoys the patronage of the Belgian Consul General Michel Gerebtzoff, and the full support of FIT (Flanders Investment & Trade) and AWEX (Agence wallonne à l’Exportation et aux Investissements étrangers).

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Mission

Our core mission is to improve business and investment opportunities for the US-Belgian business community.

For prospective Belgian companies who want to invest in the southeast the chamber provides complementary information packages and proper introductions to the appropriate US local or regional instances for additional investment information.

For US companies who desire to invest in Belgium the chamber will orient them to the proper national or regional instances.

BACoS' Board 

Brigitte Vantieghem

Brigitte Vantieghem

Chair of the Board

Nicolas Gevaert

Nicolas Gevaert

Treasurer

Silvia Saey

Silvia Saey

Board Member

Melissa Ratliff

Melissa Ratliff

Board Member

Philip Vervloesem

Philip Vervloesem

Board Member

Karl Thybergin

Karl Thybergin

Board Member

JL Vanderstraeten

JL Vanderstraeten

Board Member

James Blair

James Blair

Board Member

Aimee Redick

Aimee Redick

Board Member

Bram Vandenbroucke

Bram Vandenbroucke

Executive Director

Christophe Van Gool

Christophe Van Gool

Board Member