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This week’s innovation fairs

Virtuality Web3 Exhibition

Business event dedicated to the metaverse on digital convergence and the progressive erasing of borders between real and virtual, the spatial web and its consumption in 3D, the digital identity in these new spaces or the hardware and telecom infrastructures.

  • Dates: March 16 and 17, 2023.
  • Place : Le Carreau du Temple, Paris.
  • Sign up.

SXSW® : The South by Southwest® (Etats-Unis)

Independent music and film industry festival that attracts many entrepreneurs.

  • Dates: March 10 to 19, 2023
  • Location: Austin, Texas, USA
  • Participate

Techstars Startup Weekend Caen

54-hour face-to-face event specifically designed to provide practical tools for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Participants create startups over the weekend. Presentations from experts and advice from local entrepreneurs.

  • Dates: from March 17 to 18, 2023 at 6pm to February 27 at 9pm.
  • Place : le Dôme, 3 esplanade Stéphane Heissel, Caen.
  • Sign up.

Human Resources Solutions Fair

Rendezvous of the HR world.

  • Dates: March 21-23, 2023.
  • Place: Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles.
  • More information : Click here

Be Positive:

Salon de la transition écologique.

  • Dates: March 21-23, 2023.
  • Place : Eurexpo Lyon France.
  • Website:

The Talent Fair at EuraTechnologies :

Event around the theme “Meet your future” which allows you to find your future co-founders.

  • Date: March 22, 2023 from 9am to 6pm.
  • Location: EuraTechnologies, 165 avenue de Bretagne, Lille.
  • Find out more

Autonomy Mobility World Expo :

Exhibition on solutions for sustainable urban mobility.

  • Dates: March 22 to 23, 2023.
  • Location: Paris, Porte de Versailles, Hall 6.
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Start Summit (Switzerland):

  • Swiss event dedicated to student entrepreneurs in the Tech field.
  • Dates: March 23-24, 2023.
  • Location: online and in Switzerland.
  • More information : Click here

Techinnov 365:

Innovation fair, with conferences and BtoB meetings.

  • Date: March 28, 2023.
  • Place : Parc Floral de Paris.
  • More information : Click here

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Innovation events and fairs in March 2023

Time to change

Climate, energy and sustainable finance forum.

  • Dates: March 28 and 29, 2023.
  • Location: Deauville.
  • Sign up.

Meetings on Cultural and Creative Entrepreneurship

A day of networking to exchange, meet, debate, discover, be accompanied and train.

  • Date: March 28, 2023.
  • Place : Le Rocher de Palmer, Cenon (33).
  • Sign up

E-Marketing Paris :

Event for digital marketing professionals, to discover the latest techniques and service providers.

  • Dates: March 28 to 30, 2023.
  • Place: Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles.
  • More information : Click here

Customer Strategy

Trade show for customer relations and call center professionals. To understand the keys to a good customer experience.

  • Dates: March 28 to 30, 2023.
  • Place: Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles.
  • Site:

Duck Conf

Face-to-face conferences on the architecture of information systems, whether scalable, event-driven or eco-responsible.

  • Date: March 29, 2023.
  • Place : Parc Floral de Paris.
  • Site :

Energia Tech Hackathon

Collaborative challenge to find innovative digital solutions to better measure, save, produce and distribute renewable energy in the Occitanie Region.

  • Dates: March 30 and 31, 2023.
  • Place : Sète. Register before February 13:

Exolegend from Exotec:

Robotics Hackathon for students and young graduates.

  • Dates: March 31 to April 2, 2023.
  • Location: Btwin Village, Lille.
  • More information : Click here

D4GEN Hackathon

A hackathon to advance digital genomics and biotechnology.

  • Dates: March 31 to April 2, 2023.
  • Location: Genopole, 20 rue Henri Desbruères, Évry-Courcouronnes.
  • Sign up

Innovation events and fairs in April 2023


The night of the Pitch

300 companies presented in 3 hours in a speed dating format.

  • Date: April 4, 2023
  • Place : Espace Lattara, Lattes (34).
  • Sign up.

ViV Industry

Exhibition dedicated to the factory of the future and industrial performance in New Aquitaine.

  • Date: April 4 and 5, 2023.
  • Place : Palais des Congrès de Bordeaux.
  • Sign up.

Shop ! The exhibition by Popai 2023

trade fair for marketing professionals (content creation, digital retail, layout, sales, etc.).

  • Date: April 4 to 6, 2023.
  • Location: Porte de Versailles, Pavilion 4 Paris.
  • Website:

Go Entrepreneurs Paris

Formerly known as the Salon des Entrepreneurs de Paris, it is a trade show for the creation, transmission, takeover, financing and development of companies.

  • Date: April 5 and 6, 2023.
  • Location: Paris La Défense Arena.
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Startup Grind Global Conference

Online exhibition and conferences for startups, tech and innovation.

  • Dates: April 11 to 12, 2023.
  • Location: SILICON VALEY
  • Site :

Sandwich and Snack Show

Exhibition of fast food and food trends.

  • Dates: April 12 and 13, 2023.
  • Location: Parc des Expositions de la Porte de Versailles Pavillon 7.1, place de la Porte de Versailles 75015 Paris
  • Site :

Laval virtual

Exhibition of new technologies and virtual uses.

  • Dates: April 12 to 16, 2023.
  • Website:

Invention of Geneva

International Exhibition of Inventions and New Techniques of Geneva

  • Dates: April 26 to 30, 2023
  • Place : Palexpo, Geneva
  • Website :

Other opportunities for your companies

Innovation events and fairs from May to December 2023


MIF Expo

Made In France exhibition, regional edition.

  • Dates: May 6 and 7, 2023.
  • Location: At La Sucrière, 49-50 Quai Rambaud 69002 Lyon.
  • Website:

MedTech Forum 2022:

Reference event for medtech, industry and medical technology.

  • Date: May 30 to June 1, 2023.
  • Location: Barcelona.
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Innovation events in June 2023

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Wind for goods:

International meeting dedicated to maritime transport under sail.

  • Dates: June 1 and 2, 2023.
  • Location: Saint-Nazaire.
  • Site :

The European Agritech Show :

Conferences and exhibition dedicated to innovative agriculture and sustainable food.

  • Date: June 13, 2023.
  • Location: Paris.
  • Website:

Innovation events from October to December 2023

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exhibition for environment and sustainable development professionals.

  • Dates: October 10 to 13, 2023.
  • Place : Lyon Eurexpo
  • Site :

November 2023

MIF Expo:

Salon du Made In France, regional edition.

  • Dates: November 9 to 12, 2023.
  • Location: Hall 3 Porte de Versailles, Paris.
  • Website:


Exhibition dedicated to the safety and internal security of States.

  • Dates: November 14 to 17, 2023.
  • Location: Villepinte Exhibition Center.
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Participating in innovation events and trade shows is essential for companies that want to stay at the forefront of their field. These events offer the opportunity to learn about the latest trends and technologies, meet industry experts and network with potential partners.

We have prepared this FAQ to answer your questions about why you should attend the event and how to prepare for it

Events and trade shows offer innovative companies a unique opportunity to meet like-minded people, learn about new trends and technologies, discover new markets and get inspired by other successful companies.

The right events and tradeshows for innovative companies are those that focus on emerging technologies, industry trends, startups and innovations. These events and trade shows offer opportunities to connect with investors, mentors, potential customers and business partners.

Innovative companies can prepare by studying the event or trade show agenda, planning which conferences, workshops or sessions they wish to attend, preparing their product or service presentation, developing a networking strategy, and planning sufficient marketing materials and literature.

Innovative companies can maximize their participation by getting noticed, securing an exhibitor spot, hosting presentations, making contacts, engaging in conversations, distributing promotional materials and gathering feedback on their product or service.

Innovative companies can measure their success by evaluating the feedback they receive from customers, investors and business partners. They can also measure their success by calculating their return on investment and evaluating the quality of contacts made.

Events and trade shows allow innovative companies to present their innovation, vision and strategy to a targeted audience. They can differentiate themselves from their competitors by demonstrating their expertise, creativity and commitment to innovation.

Events and trade shows are meeting and networking places where innovative companies can connect with like-minded people, investors, mentors, potential customers and business partners. This allows them to expand their network and build lasting business relationships.

There are several important innovation trade shows for innovative companies and startups, such as CES in Las Vegas, Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and VivaTech in Paris. It is important to choose a trade show based on your business goals, budget and relevance to your industry.

To evaluate the impact of a tech event on a company’s business development, it is important to define clear business objectives before the event and measure the results afterwards. It’s also helpful to gather feedback and comments from event attendees.

To maximize the benefits of an innovation trade show for a startup, it is important to carefully prepare for the event by defining clear objectives, designing a compelling presentation and planning networking activities. It is also important to follow up on leads and maintain contact with attendees after the event.

Networking events offer innovative companies the opportunity to meet potential business partners, build relationships with investors, and promote their company. However, networking events can be costly in terms of time and money and may not generate immediate results.

To find business partners at an innovation conference, it is important to prepare by identifying companies that are relevant to your industry, scheduling meetings, and developing a compelling presentation pitch. It is also helpful to participate in networking sessions and talk with other attendees.

To be well prepared to participate in an innovation trade show as an exhibitor, it is important to design an attractive booth, develop a compelling presentation, plan networking activities and follow up with leads after the event.

Current technology trends featured at innovation fairs include artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, augmented and virtual reality, blockchain, autonomous vehicles, digital health and clean energy technologies.

To compete at an innovation show, it is important to differentiate yourself by highlighting the unique benefits of your product or service. It is also useful to propose interactive and networking activities to engage visitors and to collect feedbacks to improve your offer.

To choose the most relevant conferences to attend during an innovation conference, it is important to take into account the themes addressed and the speakers, as well as their relevance to your industry. It is also useful to plan your schedule in advance and prioritize the most important conferences.

Best practices for organizing a successful tech event include defining clear objectives, carefully planning all stages of the event, ensuring an adequate budget, selecting relevant stakeholders, and collecting feedback to improve future events.

To measure the return on investment of a tech event for a company, it is important to define clear objectives before the event, measure the results after and calculate the associated costs. It is also useful to collect feedback from attendees and track leads to assess the long-term impact.

To use social media to promote attendance at an innovation trade show, it’s important to create regular posts with relevant hashtags, share photos and videos from the event and engage followers with questions and special offers.

The benefits of attending an online innovation show include the ability to connect with visitors from around the world without having to physically travel, reduce the costs associated with attending an in-person show, and use technology tools to enhance the visitor experience.

To find investors at an innovation fair, it is important to prepare by developing a compelling pitch, identifying investors relevant to your industry and scheduling meetings with them. It is also useful to attend networking sessions and connect with key people.

To prepare a compelling presentation for an innovation show, it is important to focus on the key points of your product or service, highlighting the unique advantages it offers over other solutions on the market. It is also helpful to use attractive visual aids such as images, graphics or videos to illustrate your points. It is also important to practice your pitch several times in order to become familiar with your speech and to be ready to answer visitors’ questions.

Finally, it is important to adapt your presentation to your audience and your industry.

To optimize your time at an innovation fair, it is important to plan in advance which booths you want to visit and which exhibitors you want to meet. It is also useful to plan regular breaks to rest and recharge, as well as to reflect on the information gathered. Finally, it is important to take detailed notes on the products and services you are interested in, as well as the contacts you have met, so that you can contact them again after the event.

To build strong relationships with potential clients at an innovation conference, it is important to listen to their needs and concerns. It is also helpful to share your expertise and offer concrete solutions to their problems. It is important to be transparent about your product or service, highlighting its advantages and limitations.

Finally, it is important to stay in touch with potential customers after the event, by sending them additional information and offering them follow-up appointments.

To organize an effective demonstration of your product at a tech event, it is important to prepare in advance by providing the necessary visual aids and by practicing presenting your product in a clear and concise manner. It is also important to adapt your presentation according to your audience and their expectations. It is also useful to provide concrete examples of how your product is used, as well as testimonials from satisfied customers. Finally, it is important to answer visitors’ questions accurately and completely.

To identify growth opportunities at an innovation show, it is important to focus on emerging trends in your industry, as well as the needs and concerns of visitors. It is also useful to consider innovations presented by competitors, as well as potential partnerships with other companies.

It is important to stay informed about the latest market trends by reading the trade press and participating in online forums and discussion groups.

Finally, it is important to be creative and responsive to seize opportunities as they arise.

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