See you in 2020 for the 8th edition

About
[Open de l'international]
The International Business Partnering Forum

Open de l’International is the International Business Partnering Forum taking place in Bretagne, every first Monday of July. This big networking and information event allows you to meet and create new business opportunities with Breton companies. Want to meet your future partners  in Bretagne ? Want to discover the region for your future investment ? Open de l’International is dedicated to foreign direct investment companies intending to establish their first branch or office in France.

[Key figures 2019]
1100
attendees
1000
B2B meetings
50
Countries
SUNDAY
On Sunday just before the Open de l’international event, enjoy a sightseeing tour around Brest ! Suggested program on request.
MONDAY
Participate to Open de l’international. You can schedule up to 20 qualified B2B meetings and attend different conferences and workshops in one day !
TUESDAY
Visit Breton industry leaders of your business sector. Three specific programmes are proposed : Renewable Energies & Smartgrids, Agri tech & Food tech, E-health & Biotech.
[Invest in Bretagne]
Visit Breton industry leaders of your business sector !

For the Open de l’International and throughout the year, the Invest in Bretagne team organises for foreign companies tailor-made on site visits and meetings with key players of the Breton ecosystem depending on their business sectors. Want to meet your future partners in Bretagne ? Want to develop or establish your business in Bretagne ?

You can rely on us to support you at every step of your project : before, during and after setting up / investing / partnering with a Breton company, from your business plan to your expansion in Bretagne, including the creation of your company, recruitment of your local staff, assistance to your foreign staff posted in Bretagne or even by facilating your international business development from your base in Bretagne !

Schedule
[Timetable]
For foreign companies

Foreign companies attended conferences and workshops in English to discover the Breton business ecosystem. They also had access to information sessions & workshops in French. Find all workshop presentations below.

Monday
July 1st, 2019
Tuesday
July 2nd, 2019
9.00 am - 7.00 pm
B2B meetings
Meet Breton companies & institutions of your choice
9.00 am - 10.45 am
Choose Bretagne conference
Participate to a round-table & networking event with companies that settled in Bretagne and love it
4.00 pm - 4.45 pm
Introduction to Agri tech & Food tech sectors in Bretagne
Interact with experts of the Breton ecosystem and prepare Day #2
3.00 pm - 3.45 pm
Introduction to E-health & Biotech sectors in Bretagne
Interact with experts of the Breton ecosystem
2.00 pm - 2.45 pm
Introduction to Renewable energies & Smartgrid sectors in Bretagne
Interact with experts of the Breton ecosystem
9.00 am - 7.00 pm
Information sessions & Workshops (in French)
You also have access to information sessions & workshops
8.00 am - 6.00 pm
On-site visits / Agritech & Foodtech
Discover Bretagne know-how with : Rolland Trailers (Tréflévenez), Bretagne Plants (Hanvec), Guelt (Quimperlé) & Paul Paulet / Petit Navire / Thai Union Group (Douarnenez).
8.00 am - 6.00 pm
On-site visits / Shipbuilding
Discover Bretagne know-how with : Damen Shiprepair (Brest), Efinor Sea Cleaner (Paimpol) & Naval Group (Lorient).
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[A question ?]
The Invest in Bretagne team will help you organize and optimize your business trip