Open de l’international : the International Business Partnering Forum

Open de l'international, the international business partnering forum, 2 July 2018, Rennes.
2 July 2018 all-day
Centre des Congrès
Place Sainte-Anne
35000 Rennes

Why is it worth coming to Open de l’international?

  • In one day, up to 21 qualified B2B meetings with entrepreneurs from Bretagne and the entire world
  • Round table: “Doing Business with the French”
  • Access to several workshops (in French)
  • A dedicated  and tailor-made accompaniment by the Invest in Bretagne team
  • On-site visits of Breton industry leaders
  • For trade delegations, a free of charge booth in the exhibition area


Our special program for foreign visitors *


Day 1

Monday July 2 | 9 AM > 7 PM

Open 2018 - conference 2017 edition

  • B2B meetings
  • Round table : “Doing Business with the French”
  • Access to the exhibition area of national and regional public support organisations (French customs…)
  • Networking cocktail
  • Exclusive access to the François Pinault (Kering Group) collection of modern and contemporary art



Day 2

Tuesday July 3 & Wednesday July 4

  • Visits of state-of-the-art companies, according to the profile of the participants and their business sector **

Open 2018 - on-site visit 2017 edition

Open 2018 - on-site visit bis 2017 edition



Key figures of 2017 edition

  • 1,100 attendees
  • 1,100 schedules B2B meetings
  • 100 foreign companies from Africa, Belgium, Canada, China, Japan, Spain
  • 35 conferences


How to come to Rennes ?

By train

  • Paris – Rennes: 1h30 from Montparnasse train station with departures every hour.
  • 4 daily trains from the Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport station.

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By plane

  • Paris – Rennes: 6 daily flights from Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport
  • Direct flights across Europe: Rennes is connected to Madrid, Rome, Amsterdam, Dublin, Barcelona, … by direct flights.
  • International connecting flights : 120 destinations

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We can advise several hotels in Rennes according to your needs and budget.



Why is it worth coming to Bretagne ?

  • Already 380 foreign companies have chosen Bretagne
  • Qualified and available professional men and women
  • High evaluation of “Made in Bretagne” products, which stand out through their quality, authenticity and innovation, especially in :
    • Food industry & Agriculture
    • Automotive industry & Mobility
    • Defence & Security
    • Biotechnology, Health & Wellness
    • Tourism industry
    • Shipbuilding & Leisure Marine
    • Green Business & Marine Renewable Energy
    • Digital, Electronics & Photonics
  • An exceptionnal quality of life that attracts and retains talented people


* Free of charge. Logistical support (hotel suggestions and booking, interpreters, …)

** Transfer for on-site visits are organized and supported by Bretagne Commerce International whereas accommodation and meal expenses are supported by the participants


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