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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.

WARNING / DUE TO HEALTH RESTRICTIONS, SOME EVENTS MAY BE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION OR CHANGES OF LOCATION AND DATE.

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.
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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 : gen.grandestnumerique.org

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 : produrable.com

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: sido-lyon.com

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 : nantesdigitalweek.com

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

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 : innopolis-expo.com

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

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

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 : hackinghoteldeville.paris

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 : dmexco.com

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 : festival-think-forward.fr

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 : bigdataparis.com

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: tbb.innoenergy.com

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: innn.fr

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 : big.bpifrance.fr

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 : rdv-carnot.com

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 : cosmetic-360.com

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

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 : frenchfintechweek.org

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

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 go-entrepreneurs.com

Nantes DevFest : technical conference for developers.
dates : 20 and 21 October 2022. Meeting point : Congress city, Nantes. website : devfest2022.gdgnantes.com

November 2022

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

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 : sido-paris.com

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 : rent.immo

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

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 : techforretail.com

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

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

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 : campusmer.fr

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

Upcoming events in 2023

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

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

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

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