CFIA : the great food industry unifier
Mar 12 @ 09:00 – Mar 14 @ 17:00
CFIA : the great food industry unifier @ Exhibition Centre of Rennes Airport

If you are considering to develop / setup your business in Bretagne, visit us at CFIA, we would be glad to talk with you about your project. To arrange a meeting, please contact Didier Sturlan.


CFIA is the main event for the food-processing sector in France.


All the solutions to meet the challenges of food-processing companies.

CFIA’s 1,450 exhibitors from the food-processing sector once again drew a record number of visitors in 2018. CFIA is a 40,000 m2 space for professionals in the sector to find opportunities and build relationships. It is an incredible platform for networking, connecting with new leads, building partnerships … and taking direct orders at the booths! All manufacturers, from SMEs to multinationals, were present: 20,316 visitors from various departments (decision-makers, maintenance, production, purchasing, R&D, etc.) attended.


CFIA 2019 is continuing to grow!

CFIA 2019 will build on this success and continue working to meet the expectations of our faithful visitors by expanding into a new hall. Next year’s exhibition will be a 45,000 m2 space for professionals in the sector to find opportunities and build relationships!
This expansion will reconfigure the exhibition’s layout and enable us to welcome more than 150 new exhibitors.
The entire food-processing sector will be keen to showcase its vitality and innovations at CFIA 2019!


Open de l’international 2019
Jul 1 @ 08:30 – Jul 2 @ 18:00

Open de l’international is the International Business Partnering Forum taking place in Bretagne, every first Monday of July.

In 2019, Open de l’international will take place at the conference center “Le Quartz” in Brest  on July 1st.



Seize new business opportunities in Western France and beyond!


Want to meet your future partners in Bretagne and discover all our region offers?

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 ?

Open de l’International is dedicated to Foreign Direct Investment company intending to establish their first branch or office in France.



Monday, July 1st 2019

Why should you come to Open de l’international ?

OPEN DE L'INTERNATIONAL 2018 / BCI - RENNES. Crédit Photo : C. Ablain / BCI

Open de l'international 2018 / BCI - RENNES - Worksop. Crédit photo : C. Ablain

  • Up to 21 qualified B2B meetings with entrepreneurs from Bretagne in only one day. Our team will support you to arrange the most relevant meetings for you!
  • Choose Bretagne conference : Participate to a round-table & networking event with companies that settled in Bretagne and love it!
  • Introduction to Bretagne’s key sectors : Interact with experts of the Breton ecosystem, and prepare Day #2. 3sectors :
    • Agri tech & food tech
    • E-health & biotech
    • Renewable energies & smart grids
  • Access to the exhibition area of national and regional public support organisations (French customs…)
  • Attend information sessions & workshops (in French)


Tuesday, July 2nd 2019

Visit Breton industry leaders of your business sector*

After the Open de l’international event, the Invest in Bretagne team accompanies you for a dedicated programme of on-site visits of Breton industry leaders, according to your business sector.

Visite acheteurs CHSA


Three specific programmes are proposed:

  • Agri tech & Food tech
  • E-health & Biotech
  • Renewable Energies & Smartgrids


Sunday, June 30st 2019

Take time to experience Bretagne

On Sunday just before the Open de l’international event, enjoy a sightseeing tour around Brest ! Suggested program on request.

Crédit photo: LAMOUREUX Alexandre / CRTB





Your communication kit

Here are the different communication tools to promote Open de l’international in your network :


We regularly post news on Open de l’international on our LinkedIn page Invest in Bretagne. You can like and share these posts and follow our page!



* Free of charge. Subject to a minimum number of participants. Logistical support (hotel suggestions and booking, interpreters, …). Transfer costs for on-site visits are organized and supported by Bretagne Commerce International whereas accommodation and meal expenses are supported by the participants.

Polymerix: biobased polymers for sustainable innovations
Jul 2 @ 08:45 – Jul 3 @ 16:00
Polymerix: biobased polymers for sustainable innovations

Organised by CBB Capbiotek for over 20 years, Polymerix has become a benchmark event offering deep insights into the latest innovations about biopolymers, their sources and their applications and an opportunity for industrials and academics stakeholders to network.

This 7th edition will highlight biobased polymers to innovate in agriculture, agri-food, cosmetics, packaging, paint…  So don’t delay in registering or submitting a poster before the 27th May 2019.

The scientific committee has selected 27 oral communications and 3 posters sessions about :

  • sourcing and synthesis of polymers;
  • structure-function relations;
  • biopolymers and formulation;
  • biopolymers and materials.



SPACE 2019, the international exhibition for animal production
Sep 10 @ 09:00 – Sep 13 @ 17:00

Thanks to its location, its professional base and its international orientation, SPACE is the world event for all professionnals of livestock production: cattle (milk and beef), poultry, pigs, ovine, goats, rabbits and aquaculture.

It brings together each year :

  • 1 450 exhibitors from all sectors: animal feed and nutrition, farm equipment and building, animal health, milking equipment, genetics, agrobiology, energies, aquaculture suppliers…
  • More than 110 000 professionnal visitors
  • More than 14 000 international visitors from 121 countries
  • 700 bovine and ovine in presentation
  • Almost 100 conferences and symposiums



The Innov’Space Award is a showcase for innovation and a real commercial asset that highlights the know-how of companies for breeders. 80% of exhibitors in 2018 consider the SPACE as an ideal vehicle to showcase their innovations. Innovations are also one of the main reasons for visitors to visit the Fair. This year, 46 products, equipment or services were awarded the Innov’space label.

Espace for the future

The ‘Espace for the Future’, with more than 23,000 visitors last year, has become an important stage in the SPACE visit. On this wholly redesigned platform with a new identity, the public is sure to find new technologies, new equipment, innovative practices or techniques. This space is dedicated to look ahead and think about tomorrow’s big issues for livestock farmers, with the objective to find new ideas to make livestock farmers’ working lives easier. In 2019, the Espace for the Future will be focused on “New climates practices and technologies”.

Animal competition

SPACE is a world-class genetics hub. It gathers every year the best animals from each breed, and an exhibition space is dedicated to the bovine sector and genetics. In 2019, SPACE will host a Pie Rouge breed European Challenge and a Salers breed National Festival.



Invest in Bretagne support

Are you looking for news partners or are you considering to set up / invest in Bretagne ?

The Invest in Bretagne team will support you in your projects according to your needs.

Meet us on Bretagne Commerce International / Invest in Bretagne booth at the international club !

Also meet Breton players of your sectors ! Find below exhibitors directories by business sectors : 


Exhibitors directories by business sectors