The Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC), established in
1968, is the apex bi-lateral Chamber synergizing India-US Economic Engagement.
It was started by Ambassador Chester Bowles along with the then Industry
leaders and visionaries like Mr. S L Kirloskar, Mr. Harish Mahindra, Mr. H. P.
Nanda, Mr. Ambalal Kilachand, Mr. A. M. M. Arunachalam, Mr. Frederick Fales and
Mr. John Oris Sims for enhancing US India Economic Engagement. Today IACC has
pan India presence with 2400 members, representing cross section of US and
The major objective of IACC is to promote Indo-American
business, trade and economic relations. IACC promotes bilateral trade,
investment and technology transfer, facilitates business collaborations, joint
ventures, marketing tie-ups and strategic alliances through a set of proactive
IACC acts as a catalyst for sustainable growth of business
between India and the US. In its four decades of existence, IACC has
established operational connectivity with a host of business, research and
developmental institutions in India and US in order to leverage each other’s
capabilities for enhancing Indo-US business relations. The Chamber continuously
interacts with the Indian and US Governments, and provides them feedback on
bilateral issues relating to trade and investment. In essence, IACC also acts
as a forum for its member companies to interact with senior functionaries of
both the Governments.
IACC member companies are involved in a cross-section of
business domains such as manufacturing, engineering, construction, consumer
goods, electronics, IT, pharmaceuticals, consulting, travel and tourism, etc.
The geographical spread of IACC is unique as it operates
through 10 offices located throughout the country. These are in Mumbai,
Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Banglore, Cochin, Hyderabad, Pune &