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Red Carpet Day

Red Carpet Day in Paris on 10th October 2013


Are you thinking of developing your business in the UK or planning a new venture? Then Red Carpet Day is for you.

'Red Carpet Day' is aimed at French entrepreneurs who are interested in the UK market either to export their goods and services, to implant a business or simply to diversify their activities. 

The Programme:

Conferences, workshops and speed-dating events where French professionals already settled in the UK will share their knowledge and experience. 

The event will be held at the Ashford International Hotel (Kent). Note that Ashford is only two hours from Paris on the Eurostar and 30mins from London on the fast train).

What is the event about?


The programme will include a number of guest speakers and experts who will cover topics including:

- What drives French entrepreneurs to come to the UK and the reasons for their increasing levels of activity

- A comparative analysis between France and the UK 

Guests speakers will include:

- Gérard Pélisson, President of UFE worldwide and co-founder of the Accor Group.

- Agnès Verdier-Moligné, President of Ifrap

- Olivier Cadic - President of UFE Corporate and Founder of La France Libre d'Entreprendre.


Who is it for?


This event is designed for entrepreneurs who are thinking about:

- Increasing their sales in the UK. The UK is France’s largest export market and has been for over 5 years.

- Improving their competitivity internationally and increasing their market share.

- Starting a company or a new business.

- Capitalising on the growth of Tech City in London’s East End, the first European centre for internet start-ups

- Incentivising managers with better financial rewards

- Finding investment/financing for projects.


Investors who wish to look at 

- Taking advantage of a tax status particularly favourable for “non-doms” in the UK.

- Financial incentives created to encourage business angels invest in private British companies (EIS and VCT).

- Buying companies in the UK under the “entrepreneur’s relief” scheme.

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