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


This page is about start-up specific events. To help you in the daily management of your business, we will advise you to consult the agenda of entrepreneurs.

Prospect, network, get inspired, make yourself known to the press and the general public. Trade shows and other events are all opportunities to work on the notoriety of a start-up, in its own area of ​​expertise, or even beyond. An investment that is expensive but not very profitable if you are well prepared.

To help you target the events, the editorial staff has prepared a selection of the major essentials, in different sectors, in France and abroad. On 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.
Appointment : September 8 and 9, 2022. Venue : Robert Schuman Congress Center in Metz. To place :

producible : European meeting of actors and solutions of the sustainable economy. The first day will be organized masterclasses around Sustainable Development, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Brands (RSM).
Appointment : from September 13 to 14, 2022. Venue : Palais des Congrès in Paris. To place :

Sido Lyon : BtoB showroom devoted to technological innovations, in particular AI and robotics.
Appointment : September 14 and 15, 2022. Venue : International City of Lyon. Website:

Nantes digital week : event bringing together a hundred conferences and workshops around digital transformations.
Appointment : from September 15 to 25, 2022. Venue : Nantes. To place :

National Expo: international fair for organic professionals.
Appointment : from September 18 to 20, 2022. Venue : Paris North Villepinte. To place :

Innopolis Expo Paris : gathering of sustainable city stakeholders organized by Apos Media.
Appointment : September 20 and 21, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Venue : Paris Espace Champerret, Hall A, 6 Rue Jean Oestreicher, Paris 17th. To place :

Equipmag : meeting point of sale layout and equipment professionals.
Appointment : from September 20 to 22, 2022. Venue : Paris Porte de Versailles. To place :

Paris Retail Week : European event for retail professionals.
Appointment : from September 20 to 22, 2022. Venue : Paris Porte de Versailles. To place :

City Hall Hacking : international event that brings together the actors of innovation for a great day of meetings and exchanges.
Date : September 21, 2022. Venue : City Hall, Paris. To place :

Dmexco : digital marketing and tech event, bringing together industry leaders, marketing and media professionals.
Appointment : September 21 and 22, 2022. Venue : Koelnmesse GmbH Messeplatz 1 50679 Cologne. To place :

Thinking Ahead Festival : appointment for decision-makers looking for new ideas (Ecological transition and growth, globalized culture, ethical governance, social innovation, quality of life at work, new business trends, etc.).
Appointment : September 22 and 23, 2022. Venue : The Baule. To place :

Big data and AI Paris : summit of finance and banking.
Appointment : September 26 and 27, 2022. Venue : Palais des Congrès de Paris, 2 place de la Porte Maillot, Paris 17th. To place :

France Digital Day : event bringing together European scale-ups and tech investors.
Date : September 28, 2022. Venue : Fairground Arts Museum, 53 Avenue des Terroirs de France, Paris 12th. Register

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

October 2022

Retail Login : business convention organized online, for retail professionals with workshops, business meetings and conferences
Date : October 5 to 7, 2022. Register.

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

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

Sportup Summit : event dedicated to creators, promising young start-ups, innovative sportech companies, members of support networks and business leaders.
Appointment : from 6 to October 2022. Venue : Font-Romeu CNEA. Register

Carnot meetings : event dedicated to R&D, innovation pitches bringing together start-ups and innovative SMEs.
Appointment : October 12 and 13, 2022. Venue : Lyon Congress Center. To place :

Cosmetic 360 : international exhibition of innovations and solutions for the perfumery-cosmetics sector
Appointment : October 12 and 13, 2022. Venue : Carousel of the Louvre, Paris. To place :

Gitex Global : major technological and collaborative event
Appointment : from October 10 to 14, 2022. Venue : Dubai World Trade Center, United Arab Emirates. To place :

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

Fintech Summit (Asutralia): 8th international summit on innovation in finance.
Appointment : October 19, 2022. Venue : online and in Syndey, Australia. To place :

Go Entrepreneur Marseille : exhibition of creation, transmission, takeover, financing and business development. An appointment to support the creation, sustainability and development of businesses in the area.
Date : October 20, 2022. Venue : Orange Velodrome, 3 Boulevard Michelet, Marseille. Register on

Nantes DevFest : technical conference for developers.
Appointment : October 20 and 21, 2022. Venue : City of Congresses, Nantes. To place :

November 2022

Web Summit Lisbon (Portugal): international tech meeting.
Appointment : from November 1 to 4, 2022. Venue : Altice Arena, Lisbon, Portugal. To place :

SidoParis : trade fair dedicated to new technologies, and intended for decision-makers.
Appointment : November 8 and 9, 2022. Venue : Palais des Congrès in Paris. To place :

Lounge rental : exhibition of innovations for real estate professionals.
Appointment : November 8 and 9, 2022. Venue : Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Pavilion 6, Place de la Porte de Versailles, Paris. To place :

Saturday : day of conferences and meetings around innovation in insurance, organized by Finance Innovation.
Appointment : November 8 and 9, 2022. Venue : coming. To place :

Go Entrepreneurs Nantes : show for the creation, transmission, takeover, financing and development of companies in Nantes and the Pays-de-la-Loire. An appointment to support the creation, sustainability and development of businesses in the area.
Date : November 24, 2022. Venue : City of Congresses in Nantes. Register

Technology for Retail : exhibition of digital tools and technological innovations dedicated to retail trades.
Appointment : November 28 and 29, 2022. Venue : Paris Porte de Versailles. To place :

Emerging Valley : summit of emerging start-ups Africa-Europe.
Date : November 28 and 29, 2022. Venue : Pharo Palace, Marseilles. To place :

Mapic : show dedicated to retail and distribution real estate.
Appointment : from November 29 to December 1, 2022. Venue : Palais des Festivals, Cannes. To place :

December 2022

Ocean Hackathon : 48 hours non-stop to develop a prototype as a team and think about its use, all from various digital data related to the sea.
Appointment : from December 2 to 4, 2022. Venue : Place to be defined. To place :

melted snow : fair for European startuppers.
Appointment : December 17 and 18, 2022. Venue : Helsinki, Finland. To place :

Upcoming events in 2023

Hello Tomorrow Global Summit : international deeptech summit.
Appointment : March 9 and 10, 2023. To place :

Pollutec : trade fair for environment and sustainable development professionals.
Appointment : October 10 to 13, 2023. Venue : Lyon Eurexpo To place :

Milipol : exhibition dedicated to national security and internal security.
Appointment : November 14 to 17, 2023 Venue :Villepinte Exhibition Center To place :

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