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Conferences, fairs, webinars… Discover all the events that help startups create and develop their young business. This article is updated regularly.


This page is about startup specific events. To help you in the day-to-day management of your business, we suggest that you consult the entrepreneurs’ agenda.

Prospectus, network, get inspired, make yourself known to the press and the public. Fairs and other events are all opportunities to work on the reputation of a start-up, in its own area of ​​expertise or even outside. An investment that is expensive, but which can be very fruitful if you are well prepared.

To help you target the events, the editors have prepared a selection of the most important things, in different sectors, in France and abroad. In your calendars!

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September 2022

Salon #Gen Metz : digital business meeting in the Grand Est region, intended to exchange with professionals through workshops, startup pitches and conferences.
dates : 8 and 9 September 2022. Meeting point : Robert Schuman Congress Center in Metz. website :

can be produced : European meeting between actors and solutions for the sustainable economy. On the first day, masterclasses will be organized around sustainable development, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Brands (RSM).
dates : 13 to 14 September 2022. Meeting point : Palais des Congrès in Paris. website :

Sido Lyon : BtoB showroom dedicated to technological innovations, especially artificial intelligence and robotics.
dates : 14 and 15 September 2022. Meeting point : The international city of Lyon. Website:

Nantes Digital Week : event that brings together a hundred conferences and workshops around digital transformations.
dates : from 15 to 25 September 2022. Meeting point : Nantes. website :

NightExpo: international fair for organic professionals.
dates : from 18 to 20 September 2022. Meeting point : Paris North Villepinte. website :

Innopolis Expo Paris : gathering of sustainable urban stakeholders organized by Apos Media.
dates : 20 and 21 September 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Meeting point : Paris Espace Champerret, Hall A, 6 Rue Jean Oestreicher, Paris 17. website :

Equipment mag : layout and equipment meeting place for professionals.
dates : from 20 to 22 September 2022. Meeting point : Paris Porte de Versailles. website :

Paris Retail Week : European event for retailers.
dates : from 20 to 22 September 2022. Meeting point : Paris Porte de Versailles. website :

Hacking at the town hall : international event that brings together the innovation actors for a fantastic day of meetings and exchanges.
Date : 21 September 2022. Meeting point : City Hall, Paris. website :

Dmexco : digital marketing and technology event that brings together industry leaders, marketing and media professionals.
dates : 21 and 22 September 2022. Meeting point : Koelnmesse GmbH Messeplatz 1 50679 Cologne. website :

Think Forward Festival : appointment to decision-makers looking for new ideas (ecological transformation and growth, globalized culture, ethical governance, social innovation, quality of life at work, new business trends, etc.).
dates : 22 and 23 September 2022. Meeting point : Baulen. website :

Big data and AI Paris : finance and banking summit.
dates : 26 and 27 September 2022. Meeting point : Palais des Congrès de Paris, 2 place de la Porte Maillot, Paris 17. website :

France’s Digital Day : event that brings together European scale-ups and technology investors.
Date : 28 September 2022. Meeting point : Fairground Arts Museum, 53 Avenue des Terroirs de France, Paris 12. Register

Business Booster (Germany) : sustainable energy innovation event led by EIT InnoEnergy for industrialists, investors and local communities looking for innovative solutions to decarbonize their activity.
Dates: 28-29 September 2022. Location: Hub 27, Berlin, Germany. Website:

October 2022

RetailConnect : Business congress organized online, for retailers with workshops, business meetings and conferences
Date : 5 to 7 October 2022. Register.

INNN Fair: event dedicated to insurance and risk. Immersive rooms, demos and networking rooms.
Date : 5 and 6 October. Meeting point : Niort. Website:

Bpifrance Inno Generation (BIG) : series of conferences and workshops organized by Bpifrance around entrepreneurship and business management
Date : 6 October 2022. Meeting point : Accor Arena, Paris website :

Sportup Summit : Event dedicated to creators, promising young start-ups, innovative sports technology companies, members of support networks and business leaders.
dates : from 6 to October 2022. Meeting point : Font-Romeu CNEA. Register

Carnot meetings : event dedicated to R&D, innovation pitch that brings together start-ups and innovative SMEs.
dates : 12 and 13 October 2022. Meeting point : Lyon Congress Centre. website :

Cosmetic 360 : international exhibition of innovations and solutions for the perfumery-cosmetics sector
dates : 12 and 13 October 2022. Meeting point : Louvre carousel, Paris. website :

Gitex Global : major technology and collaboration event
dates : from 10 to 14 October 2022. Meeting point : Dubai World Trade Center, United Arab Emirates. website :

The French FinTech Week : a week to discover the supervision systems or to participate in a half day dedicated to the financing of start-ups, to meet the most active fintech and large groups in the sector. Among the events, Fintech Forum or Fintech R:Evolution.
dates : from 14 to 21 October 2022. website :

Fintech Summit (Australia): 8th International Summit on Innovation in Finance.
dates : 19 October 2022. Meeting point : online and in Syndey, Australia. website :

Go contractor Marseille : exhibition of creation, transmission, acquisition, financing and business development. An appointment to support the creation, sustainability and development of businesses in the area.
Date : 20 October 2022. Meeting point : Orange Velodrome, 3 Boulevard Michelet, Marseille. Register at

Nantes DevFest : technical conference for developers.
dates : 20 and 21 October 2022. Meeting point : Congress city, Nantes. website :

November 2022

Web Summit in Lisbon (Portugal): International Technology Meeting.
dates : from 1 to 4 November 2022. Meeting point : Altice Arena, Lisbon, Portugal. website :

SidoParis : fair dedicated to new technologies and intended for decision-makers.
dates : 8 and 9 November 2022. Meeting point : Palais des Congrès in Paris. website :

Rent Lounge : exhibition of innovations for real estate agents.
dates : 8 and 9 November 2022. Meeting point : Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Pavilion 6, Place de la Porte de Versailles, Paris. website :

Insurday : day of conferences and meetings about innovation in insurance, organized by Finance Innovation.
dates : 8 and 9 November 2022. Meeting point : coming. website :

Go contractors Nantes : show for the creation, transmission, acquisition, financing and development of companies in Nantes and Pays-de-la-Loire. An appointment to support the creation, sustainability and development of businesses in the area.
Date : 24 November 2022. Meeting point : The convention city of Nantes. Register

Technology for retail trade : exhibition of digital tools and technological innovations dedicated to retail.
dates : 28 and 29 November 2022. Meeting point : Paris Porte de Versailles. website :

Emerging Valley : summit for new start-ups Africa-Europe.
Date : 28 and 29 November 2022. Meeting point : Pharo Palace, Marseilles. website :

Mapic : show dedicated to retail and distribution properties.
dates : from 29 November to 1 December 2022. Meeting point : Palais des Festivals, Cannes. website :

December 2022

Ocean Hackathon : 48 hours non-stop to develop a prototype as a team and think about its use, all based on different digital data related to the sea.
dates : from 2 to 4 December 2022. Meeting point : Location to be defined. website :

slush : fair for European startups.
dates : 17 and 18 December 2022. Meeting point : Helsinki, Finland. website :

Upcoming events in 2023

Hello tomorrow Global Summit : international deeptech summit.
dates : 9 and 10 March 2023. website :

Pollutec : fair for professionals within the environment and sustainable development.
dates : 10 to 13 October 2023. Meeting point : Lyon Eurexpo website :

Milipol : exhibition dedicated to national security and internal security.
dates : 14 to 17 November 2023 Meeting point :Villepinte Exhibition Center website :

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