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Doing Business in France - Business Clinic (Manchester)

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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Elliot House

151 Deansgate

Manchester

M3 3WD

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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce have joined forces with L'Agence Régionale Pays de la Loire in Western France to host a Business Clinic and offer North West companies the possibility to explore business opportunities in France.

Last year, France's attractiveness to foreign companies reached high levels, becoming the 2nd most attractive country for businesses in Europe after Germany. This strong performance can be attributed to the French business environment and a thriving economy but also to a strong and sought-after expertise in various sectors.

Western France, and more particularly, the Pays de la Loire, is the test and pioneer region of the advanced manufacturing. The local authorities have invested to create a favorable eco-system for the installation of new companies on its territory where innovation and improvements to industrial pro­cesses are at the heart of the battle for compet­itiveness.

The Pays de la Loire region is the French leader in the following sectors : Shipbuilding, Aeronautics, Automotive & Special Vehicles, Composite Materials, IoT, Virtual Reality, Electronics, Food Processing …

* Did you know?

  • France is the largest country in the European Union and have physical borders with 8 other European countries.

  • British export of goods to France stood at £19.3bn in 2016 and the United Kingdom accounted for France's largest trade surplus for trade in goods.

  • In 2017, the UK was the fourth largest investor in France.

About our Market Specialist

Nadia Chibouti, Senior French-UK Project Manager for L'Agence Régionale Pays de la Loire, assists British companies in industrial, emerging and innovative activities, to analyse their needs and provide operational assistance to develop their business on the French market and to identify business & investment opportunities in Western France.

Who should attend?

This event is exclusively for companies actively looking at doing business in France. Please note business clinics are not suitable for consulting companies who offer services to exporters and/or importers.

Date: 17th May 2018

Format: Business Clinics – 30 minutes one-to-one meetings with Market Expert from France

Timings: First meeting starts at 9:30 a.m and last meeting expected at 12:00 p.m

Cost & registration:

This event is free of charge but registration is required.

Cancellation & No-show Terms & Conditions

In case you can not longer attend this event, please note you must cancel your place at least 5 working days before the clinic. The cancellation must be in writing and sent to exportbritain@gmchamber.co.uk indicating the event you are cancelling for and delegate(s) details. Failure to do so will incurr in a cancellation fee as follows:

  • Members: £10+VAT per delegate
  • Non-Members: £15+VAT per delegate

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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Elliot House

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M3 3WD

United Kingdom

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