Fine crafts, drivers of attractiveness or mirrors of global cities’ persistent challenges? Cities of Craft Lab engineers, designers, cabinetmakers, “we are fascinated by fine crafts, but there is an economic reality behind these jobs on which we must insist and that happens to be a difficult reality”. As underlined by Raphaëlle Le Baud, founder of … Continue reading Fine crafts, drivers of attractiveness or mirrors of global cities’ persistent challenges?
Sports hubs: playing fields for professional athletes or for Sunday joggers? Sports practice is well-known for its positive impacts on self-confidence, its benefits on our health, and its unifying and inclusive values. These values are powerful assets that are sought by global cities. Why and how should cities try and attract global sports clubs? What … Continue reading Sports hubs: playing fields for professional athletes or for Sunday joggers?
Augmented cities, showcases or places to live in? For a city to become attractive, it must embed and convey a recognizable brand, build a unique identity, trigger the public’s esteem and endorsement, and call upon innovative and unifying forces. The efforts of global cities to expand their international promotion seem prima facie to only target … Continue reading Augmented cities, showcases or places to live in?
Highlights of the Global Cities Makers Forum 2020 Greater Paris Investment Agency celebrated on March 5, 2020, the 2nd edition of the Global Cities Makers Forum. Players from French, European and global cities took part to this unique event, dedicated this year to Branding Cities and the brands of/within cities. Throughout keynote sessions and five … Continue reading Highlights of the Global Cities Makers Forum 2020
Back in Hong Kong for Mipim Asia Summit Joining Mipim Asia, the property leaders' summit organised by Reed MIDEM, Greater Paris Investment Agency led a delegation of decision-makers from Greater Paris to Hong Kong on November 25-26, 2019, featuring Paris La Défense, La Française AM and DTZ Investors. Hong Kong is one special and familiar … Continue reading Back in Hong Kong for Mipim Asia Summit
Global Cities Makers Forum 2020 Global Cities Makers 2020 thursday 5th March 2020 from 8:00am to 6:00pm 27, avenue de Friedland, Paris Discover the Global Cities Makers Forum
Mobility study tour in Greater Paris with Swedish MPs Greater Paris offers strong inspiration to the entire world when it comes to transport-oriented development and new mobility scheme. An expertise shared by the Grand Paris Makers from the mobility sector as Greater Paris Investment Agency welcomed a delegation of Swedish Members of Parliament of the … Continue reading Mobility study tour in Greater Paris with Swedish MPs
Visit of M. Michael THOMPSON, Deputy Mayor of Toronto On the occasion of M. Michael THOMPSON's, deputy Mayor of the City of Toronto, visit to France, Greater Paris Investment Agency has been called upon to organise part of his Parisian journey on October 7, 2019 and discuss solutions developped in Greater Paris for affordable housing. … Continue reading Visit of M. Michael THOMPSON, Deputy Mayor of Toronto
Roadshow to Hong Kong (Belt & Road Summit) For the second year in a row, Greater Paris Investment Agency has been invited to participate into the Belt & Road Summit in Hong Kong. The ideal place to promote Greater Paris' assets as well as French metropolises on a global scale. This year, Greater Paris Investment … Continue reading Roadshow to Hong Kong (Belt & Road Summit)
Attractivity Night 2019: Paris ranks 2nd worldwide for international investments Greater Paris Investment Agency and Paris Region Entreprises organised the 2019 Attractivity Night on June 18th, with the participation of Valérie Pécresse, President of the Île-de-France Region, and Didier Kling, President of Paris Ile-de-France regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry For the 10th edition of … Continue reading Attractivity Night 2019: Paris ranks 2nd worldwide for international investments