France-Atlanta 2018 | Business Events [fr]

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France-Atlanta is an annual event series designed to foster transatlantic cooperation centered on innovation. Events are put on in the domains of culture, science, humanitarian affairs and business, and the series is co-hosted by Georgia Tech. Be a part of our 9th edition. Find out how to participate in this year’s business events below:

Atlanta runs on business. A total of 15 Fortune 500 companies are headquartered here as well as countless startups and an almost infinite number of other firms. It’s no wonder that the Southeast United States is seen as a highly lucrative region by U.S. and French companies alike. France-Atlanta 2018’s business events celebrate the strong financial and corporate ties that link the two countries.

-** Crystal Peach Awards Luncheon

    • The Crystal Peach Awards are marking their 14th year and will feature Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms as keynote speaker. The annual luncheon honors U.S. and French companies that do business in each other’s countries. This year’s winners are: Imerys, a French multinational company specialized in the production and processing of industrial minerals; Invesco, an investment management firm; Cognira, a startup specialized in cognitive retail analytics; and Airbus Aerial, the new commercial drone service from Airbus. Tickets to the 2018 luncheon are already sold out, but it is still possible to be put on the wait list.
    • This luncheon takes place Tuesday, October 16 at 11:30 a.m. For more information, click here.

-** Atlanta International Startup Exchange

    • Four Atlanta and four Toulouse startups are swapping cities in order to explore the tech and business ecosystems abroad as part of the third annual International Startup Exchange. Atlanta winners are attending the EmTech emerging technologies conference in Toulouse, meeting with investors and expanding global outreach via new connections. The Toulouse-based firms will register for the 2018 Venture Atlanta tech conference as well as meet with potential investors, partners and clients.
      -** Toulouse, France residency: September 30-October 7
    • Atlanta, Georgia residency: October 14-20
    • For more information, click here.

We hope to see you at this year’s business activities! To check out the other France-Atlanta 2018 events, click here.

Last modified on 02/10/2018

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