BatiEco Agora 2008

Today, 20% of the world’s population consume 80% of the world’s energy, either for heating or electricity. So, how do we encourage businesses to choose more environmentally friendly materials and methods in the construction sector?Read more

CCI introduces a ‘Facebook for businesses’

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Many parallels can be drawn with Facebook, the social networking website, with the new internet business venture launched by the CCI (Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie) last night at the airport in Nice.Read more

New tourist marketing strategy for the Alpes-Maritimes

Appropriately at their offices overlooking the airport, the Côte d’Azur Business Tourism Club, Le Club Tourisme d’Affaires Côte d’Azur, officially launched with a presentation of their website and bilingual magazine.Read more

President Nicolas Sarkozy clinches release in Chad

President Nicolas Sarkozy successfully negotiated the release of seven Europeans under arrest in the African state of Chad. The three French journalists and the four Spanish air hostesses were being held as part of the Arche de Zoé affair; the French NGO charity, which tried to take 103 children out of the country to host families in France.Read more

CCI forum aimed at helping Côte d’Azur shopkeepers

Shopkeepers on the Côte d’Azur met with members of the CCI, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Côte d’Azur, to discuss possible strategies to draw customers back to their businesses and to brainstorm the theme of how commerce in the area will evolve.Read more

BCC on the Riviera talk

"Advertising and communication today – discover the new media landscape" is the topic for the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) on the Riviera’s networking event on Thursday 25th October.Read more

Cigarette sales fall in France

Sales of cigarettes and cigars were down by 0.4 per cent in the first nine months of this year, falling by a significant 5.6 per cent in August and September.Read more

Sophia Antipolis Entrepreneurial day

In a bid to encourage the growth of business ventures within France, the 16th October will now mark “Entrepreneurial day”. Sophia Antipolis, which has a long-standing reputation as an investor in business on the Côte d’Azur, will host a variety of meetings and debates from midday to midnight.Read more

Genoa Boat Show starts tomorrow

The Salone Nautico Internazionale Boat Show is being held from the 6th – 14th of October at Genoa Fairground. This is set to be one of the greatest boating industry shows of the year.Read more

4th Markethon community day on Riviera

Thanks to the dynamic strategy last year to help job seekers, 50 positions were secured in 2006 in the 3 months following the last Markethon.Read more