Big, a day to explore the world’s business trends

This year again, Bpifrance organizes Big, its biggest gathering in Europe dedicated to entrepreneurship. The event will take place at the Accor Arena in Paris on October 7th.

Le Bang, live broadcast in English for the first time

The annual event – Big – is coming back this year and will offer a variety of nourishing programs. Sessions regarding the entrepreneurship all around the world, from Europe to Asia, from North and Latin America to end with the Middle East and Africa, will take place during the entire day. Many entrepreneurs will be here to share their experience. Here are some workshops that you can follow during Big in the areas dedicated to international topics:

  • 09:45 to 10:15 AM on North America Campus: USA & Canada, business opportunities, challenges prospects
  • 10:25 to 10:55 AM on Africa Campus: Support for French startups, SMEs, and midcaps in Africa: testimonies from investors
  • 11:20 to 11:50 AM on Latin America Campus: Chile: What future for green hydrogen?
  • 12:00 to 12:30 PM on Middle East Campus:  Do you know about the Gulf's sovereign funds?
  • 1:05 to 1:35 PM on Asia Pacific Campus: Health in ASEAN: the example of Indonesia, with its key priorities
  • 1:45 to 2:45 PM on Echo 3: Renewables: financing requirements and issues for international projects
  • 3:15 to 4:00 PM on Masterclass 2: Boosting your international presence, or how to safely set up international operations
  • 4:30 to 5:10 PM on International Agora: Presentation of an innovative format for international missions during the health crisis
  • 5:20 to 5:50 PM on Europe Campus: Artificial Intelligence applied to Health the Scandinavian challenge

On this occasion, Bpifrance is honored to welcome numerous prestigious guests from Africa: leaders of several companies like Mossadeck Bally, CEO of Azalaï Hotel Group, and government members such as Mazamesso Assih, Secretary of State for Financial Inclusion and the Informal Sector from Togo or Félix Anoblé, Minister of Trade, Industry and Promotion of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises of Ivory Coast. Members of the French government will also be there such as Franck Riester, the French Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness.

This year, the digital aspect takes up a significant place: all the masterclasses will be live broadcast on the Big website. Moreover, Le BANG, the iconic stage of Big that hosts many inspiring top speakers, will be live broadcast in English on Bpifrance YouTube channel.

To follow the live event, click here!