philipp barmettler

Dear Members and Friends,

Welcome to the San Francisco Chapter of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce.

  • Are you Swiss and live in the San Francisco area?
  • Are you American and want to do business in Switzerland?
  • Are you interested in the Swiss-American relationship?

This is the place for you to connect and become part of our community. Our purpose is to strengthen Swiss-American business and cultural relationships in San Francisco and Silicon Valley through:

We organize professional networking events, round tables and informal conversations.

Local Support Services
We provide companies and individual members with access to Legal, HR, Tax, and Financial experts.

Business Expertise
We assist corporate members with Silicon Valley specific consulting services across all areas.

We connect start-ups, entrepreneurs, VCs, and individual investors.

We offer mentorship from seasoned Swiss and US business executives to our members.

We enable Swiss University internships in San Francisco and Silicon Valley region.

We contribute with thought leadership in cutting-edge topics linked to business, technology, and society.

Please connect with me directly (LinkedIn or Facebook), reach out to any of our Board Members, or just send us an email ( to find out how to get involved.

Best regards,

Philipp Barmettler
Chairman of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce – San Francisco Chapter

Upcoming Events

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  • Piperade Restaurant - 1015 Battery Street, San Francisco, CA 94111

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  • SAP Center - 525 W Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA

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  • Swissnex - Pier 17, STE 800, San Francisco
  • 110 USD / 120 USD

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Recent News


Experience Exchange Meeting

  • Aug 28, 2019
  • Commerce Politics

On July 24th, the Consulate General of Switzerland and swissnex San Francisco invited a delegation of Swiss entrepreneurs, corporate executives from the Bay Area as well as representatives of the Swiss American Chamber of Commerce San Francisco Chapter to a meeting and reception at Pier 17. The purpose of the meeting was to bring together […]

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USA and Swiss

US chapter report H1, 2019

  • Aug 28, 2019
  • Commerce Politics

Dear members of the local US Chapter Boards, After a successful Annual General Meeting on June 24 (see the latest Businessnews, the final redaction of the upcoming Yearbook (will be with you at the end of August)  and some great vacations, I would like to give you an overview of the relevant topics currently […]

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USA and Swiss

Quarterly overview of Swiss Amcham issues (September 2018)

  • Sep 21, 2018
  • Commerce Politics

This is a working document summarizing the main issues currently covered by Swiss Amcham. Issues may belong to one and/or the other main thrusts of Swiss Amcham’s work, i.e. addressing economic policy issues between the USA and Switzerland or issues hindering optimal operations for multinational companies based in Switzerland – Swiss and foreign, large and […]

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