Our gold sponsor members

AHA Expertises & Conseils has been in the public accountancy and auditing business for over 30 years. AHA operates out of 5 offices providing local service coverage throughout the Rhône, Loire and Isère departments. They are over a 100 collaborators and 6 partners, public accountants and statutory auditors. The group is a member of France Défi, the largest French association of independent public accountants and Prime Global international association.

Aras provides solutions to help design, manufacture and operate complex products. Its open, low-code technology enables the rapid delivery of flexible and scalable solutions that build business resilience.
The Aras platform and applications enable users from all disciplines and departments to access critical processes and product data across the entire value chain. Aras has more than 1,000 references in over 160 countries worldwide, including Airbus, Audi, Honda, Kawasaki, Microsoft and Mitsubishi.

Aras is a privately held company founded in 2000 and headquartered in Andover, USA, and has subsidiaries in Japan, Germany, Italy, the UK and France.

With more than 7,500 employees in 25 countries around the world, the ARaymond Network designs, manufactures, and markets assembly and fastening systems. Founded in 1865, this family business based in Grenoble, France, and inventor of the press stud, has always put human values at the heart of its success. ARaymond, based on the conviction that the well-being and empowerment of its collaborators is essential to its continued success.  Guided by innovation and value creation, the ARaymond Network is today one of the global leaders in fastening and assembly solutions for the automotive, energy, agriculture, and healthcare markets.

Clasquin is a leading International Freight Management and Overseas Logistics services provider, that organizes and manages customers’ cargo flows to and from Europe, Asia and North America and the rest of the world. International Freight Forwarding, Overseas Logistics and Customs Brokerage services are provided. Customer-specific transport and overseas logistics projects include all export and import documentation, governmental regulatory compliance, international banking instruments and each aspect of customs processes at origin and destination.

Today, Clasquin maintains some 46 company-owned full-service operations on five continents. Our global team is comprised of over 620 associates spanning our network.

Deloitte is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, tax and related services to select clients. These firms are members of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”). They provide services in particular geographic areas and are subject to the laws and professional regulations of the particular country. Each DTTL member firm is structured in accordance with national laws, regulations, customary practice, and other factors, and may secure the provision of professional services in its territory through subsidiaries, affiliates, and other related entities. DTTL and each DTTL member firm are legally separate and independent entities, which cannot obligate each other. DTTL and each DTTL member firm are liable only for their own acts and omissions, and not those of each other. DTTL (also referred to as “Deloitte Global”) does not provide services to clients.

A world leader in the design, manufacture, and validation of passive high-performance isothermal packaging for the transport of pharmaceutical products, EMBALL’ISO is also a pioneer and expert in Preconditioning, Rental, and Reverse Logistics services for a Sustainable Cold Chain.
In addition to the above-referenced services, EMBALL’ISO also offers complimentary support through their Metrology lab, Engineering team, Quality and Logistics teams, and a myriad of cutting-edge technologies available for applications such as AI modelling, simulation, chamber testing, 3D loading diagrams, lane risk assessments, predictive data analytics, and end-to-end real-time shipment visibility.
EMBALL’ISO’s worldwide presence across 4 continents, with 9 manufacturing sites (USA, Brazil, France, Germany, England, India, Singapore, Mexico and China), 14 additional Service Centers, and collection points in over 80 countries allows us to expedite global supply, recover, refurbish, and reuse our isothermal packaging, saving you time and money while ensuring compliance with your environmental sustainability goals.

LexCase intervient dans tous les domaines du droit des affaires, en matière privée et publique, à la fois en contentieux et en conseil.

LexCase bénéficie d’une expertise spécifique dans un certain nombre de secteurs d’activité dont les pratiques et réglementations particulières sont maitrisées par ses équipes.

LightHouse LHLF, created in 2008, is a different kind of law firm. It is THE reference firm for international and global trade operators, that shares with its clients the reality of their daily life, despite the complexity, confusion and uncertainty of the present times. LightHouse LHLF believes strongly in the future and helps its clients to realize their most ambitious projects. With an average annual growth of 50% since its creation, LHLF attracts the most talented graduates and the most experts professionals. LightHouse LHLF has the honor of counting amongst its clients companies of all sizes and any industry (CAC 40, SMEs, Start-ups, Family Groups, etc).

Viatris (ex Mylan) is a global pharmaceutical company committed to setting new standards in healthcare.
Working together around the world to provide 7 billion people access to high quality medicine, they innovate to satisfy unmet needs; make reliability and service excellence a habit; do what’s right, not what’s easy; and impact the future through passionate global leadership. They market a growing portfolio of approximately 7,500 products around the world, including antiretroviral therapies on which approximately 50% of people being treated for HIV/AIDS in the developing world depend. They market their products in more than 165 countries and territories.
They are one of the world’s largest producers of active pharmaceutical ingredients. Every member of their more than 35,000-strong workforce is dedicated to creating better health for a better world, one person at a time.

Headquartered in France, SNF is a speciality chemical company and the largest polyacrylamide manufacturer in the world.
These water soluble polymers are used in drinking water production, wastewater treatment, enhanced oil recovery, mining, paper, agriculture, textile and cosmetics. SNF has customers in over 130 countries.
The SNF Group comprises subsidiaries and joint ventures in more than 30 countries and operates 23 production sites in Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas.
SNF has a wide product range of more than 1,000 references and introduces around 100 new products every year thanks to a continued investment in research and development.
SNF invests the vast majority of its financial resources in the international expansion of its manufacturing assets. Over the past three years, the overall capacity of SNF has grown by more than 50%.

With offices in Paris and Lyon and a representation office in Brussels, Soulier AARPI is an independent law firm that offers key players in the economic, industrial and financial world comprehensive legal services. Their clients, whatever their size, nationality and branch of activity, benefit from customized services that are tailored to their specific needs.
Teamwork is a core value of the firm. Serving a diversified and broad-based international clientele, Soulier has developed and maintained a full-service approach and is thus capable of dealing at any time with virtually any French and EU law issues faced by entities that conduct operations in France.
Every day, Soulier prepares and negotiates all types of commercial contracts, joint venture agreements, as well as M&A or divestiture documentation packages.

TBWA\CORPORATE specializes in the development of advocacy for companies, their brands and their C-levels. This agency connects companies, their brands and leaders to their communities. Using their proprietary Disruption© methodology, the specialized teams and creatives imagine, develop and deploy effective communication strategies through Brand, Influence, Social Media and Digital channels. Over the past two years, TBWA has won 5 Top Com Awards, 2 Strategies Awards including a Grand Prix, and 7  Com-Ent Prizes including two Grands Prix. TBWA\CORPORATE’s current clients include Accenture, Airbus group, Alstom, APRR, Axa, beiN SPORTS , BNP Paribas, Club Med, Dassault Systèmes, Disney Business Solutions, Emirates, EasyJet, EPRUS, Entreprise Rent a car, the French Army, the French Red Cross (CRF), Gemalto, Google, the Government Information Service (SIG),  PermiGo, Saint-Gobain, Total, Vicat…

Our corporate members

Orfis, Group Advolis Orfis, is an independent audit, accounting and advisory firm.
We assist organisations, global firms and individuals, at each stage of their development.
The Group gathers more than 150 professionals including 18 partners serving nearly 2000 customers in Paris, Lyon and five other locations in Lyon area.
We believe in strong values that guide our daily actions and behaviour : Commitment , Integrity, Independence,Responsivenessand Responsibility.
Through our membership in Allinial Global, an association of independent accounting and advisory firms, our clients have access to a wealth of business resources around the world.

Alédia, L’ambition d’Alédia est de révolutionner le marché de l’affichage avec notre technologie microLED 3D unique. Toutes les technologies d’affichage d’aujourd’hui, LCD et OLED ou LCOS pour les applications de projection, ont une faible efficacité énergétique et une faible luminosité, ce qui les rend mal adaptées au monde actuel des systèmes mobiles (smartphones, tablettes, réalité virtuelle, réalité augmentée, smartwatches, ordinateurs portables, flexibles, écrans portables, etc.) 

Since 1991, ALTIOS has been offering international expansion solutions to small and medium-sized companies, enabling them to enter foreign markets under optimal conditions and to consolidate their business on a long-term basis.
ALTIOS is structured with an integrated network of 35 locations and more than 750 professionals positioned in the 30 largest world markets to support you in all your development scenarios in growing markets:

STRATEGY for international growth (potential, roadmap, financing…),
DEVELOPMENT of distribution networks, commercial partnerships and JV abroad,
IMPLANTATION of employees (recruitment, management…) or local subsidiaries (creation, accounting, payroll, taxation…),
INVESTMENT through external growth or industrial establishment.
Thanks to these 4 levers, ALTIOS is unique in offering a complete, agile and efficient model for the internationalization of SMEs and SMIs.

Amoéba’s ambition is to become the world leader in the treatment of waterborne bacterial risk, wound care and plant protection. We develop and produce a biological biocide, BIOMEBA, an alternative to chemical products widely used today. Amoéba is currently focusing on the market of industrial cooling towers estimated at €1.7Bn.
In the future, the Company is looking at developing new applications such as chronic wound care, estimated at €751 million in the USA, and the biocontrol market for plant protection estimated globally at €1.6Bn. Sales of the BIOMEBA product for use in industrial cooling towers is subject to the Company being granted local regulatory market authorizations. Created in 2010, based in Chassieu (Lyon, France) with a subsidiary in Canada and in the USA, Amoéba is quoted on the compartment C of Euronext Paris.

BD is a global medical technology company that is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD leads in patient and healthcare worker safety and the technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. The company provides innovative solutions that help advance medical research and genomics, enhance the diagnosis of infectious disease and cancer, improve medication management, promote infection prevention, equip surgical and interventional procedures and support the management of diabetes.
Becton Dickinson envisions a world where their solutions advance healthcare and improve worker and patient safety. To make this world of difference, they leverage who they are as people and what they do as professionals to provide products when and where their customers need them.

BEAM/WSI is a digital marketing company with a strong international presence.
WSI has the world’s largest network of digital marketers out there and actually has offices in over 80 countries. WSI/BEAM based in Lyon is the Rhône-Alpes Auvergne agency.
The corporate head office is located in Toronto, Canada, and we have been delivering award solutions to our clients since 1995, so more 20 years now.
We help businesses succeed online through our digital marketing strategies but also work every day to keep companies and professionals educated on the latest digital marketing trends. We deliver all facets of digital marketing. From websites, to display and remarketing campaigns, to content marketing strategies and full analytics consultations services.
Essentially we are well equipped to be the one-stop-shop for all digital marketing needs.

A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for more than 50 years, bioMérieux continues to be driven by its pioneering spirit and its commitment to improving public health worldwide. Today, with a presence in 150 countries through its 42 subsidiaries and network of distributors, bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions that improve patient health and consumer safety.

bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions (reagents, instruments and software) that determine the origin of disease or contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety. Its products are used primarily for the diagnosis of infectious diseases. They are also used for the detection of microorganisms in food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products.

Bontaz As an automotive supplier and world leader in hydraulic systems, the Bontaz Group designs, develops and produces innovative sub-assemblies at its sites around the world, close to the manufacturers and local markets.

Depuis 1925, Caterpillar Inc. aide ses clients à construire un monde meilleur, en rendant possible un progrès durable et en suscitant des changements positifs sur tous les continents.
Avec un chiffre d’affaires de 53,8 milliards de dollars en 2019, Caterpillar est le leader mondial des fabricants d’équipements de construction et miniers, de moteurs Diesel et au gaz naturel, de turbines au gaz industrielles et de locomotives Diesel-électriques. L’entreprise opère principalement à travers trois secteurs primaires : les industries de la construction, les industries des ressources et l’énergie et les transports. Elle fournit également des financements et des services connexes à travers son secteur de produits financiers.

Créé en 1986, le CEFAM forme de futurs décideurs et managers qui mettent leurs compétences au service des entreprises internationales Très professionnalisant, notre système académique, basé sur celui des Business Schools américaines, accompagne et guide nos étudiants dans leurs choix d’avenir.
100% des cours en anglais / Un an d’étude sur un campus américain
Obtention de 2 diplômes (français et américain)
Périodes de stages :
2 mois : Juillet – Août
6 Mois : de Janvier à Juin et de Juillet à Décembre

Le Club CIC International est la structure du CIC Lyonnaise de banque qui accompagne ses clients dans toutes les phases de leur développement à l’international avec notamment l’appui des bureaux de représentation du CIC à l’étranger.

CORIAL, a Plasma-Therm company, is an innovative designer and manufacturer of systems used to create advanced technology devices. CORIAL’s systems generate highly energized atoms and molecules (plasma) to perform precise etching and deposition of various semiconductors and related materials. These systems are the most versatile, compact, and reliable in the industry, providing the latest technology with the lowest cost of ownership.
Founded more than 30 years ago and based in the European high-technology hub of Grenoble, CORIAL delivers its systems throughout the world to producers of specialty semiconductor devices, who serve a variety of niche markets. CORIAL employees are highly skilled scientists, engineers and technicians who develop new equipment and processes, and provide after-sale service and technical support, backed by Plasma-Therm’s global sales and service network.

La CPME (Confédération des Petites et Moyennes Entreprises) est une organisation patronale interprofessionnelle privée et indépendante. Elle assure la représentation et la défense de l’ensemble des TPE-PME, tous secteurs confondus au niveau national, tant auprès des pouvoirs publics que des partenaires sociaux, ainsi qu’au niveau interprofessionnel.
Les actions de la CPME Auvergne Rhône-Alpes consiste à :
Animer, coordonner et appuyer le développement du réseau des structures départementales CGPME en Auvergne Rhône-Alpes
Favoriser le développement économique et social des PME de la région Auvergne Rhône-Alpes
Représenter et dialoguer avec les pouvoirs publics régionaux (Etat, Conseil régional Auvergne Rhône-Alpes)
Piloter des projets de développement en faveur des PME

Inelys was created in 2009 in Lyon by Nicolas Priest and Sebastien Cobaud.
Inelys is structured by area of expertise: accounting, auditing, patrimonial and tax advice, social and legal expertise.
Inelys offers companies complete support, from start-up to take-over, providing a timely response, adapted to the different events of a company’s life.
Their ability to innovate, their reactivity to the environment, their flexibility and their availability for their clients are some of the characteristics of Inelys’ employees, as well as the company’s main values.

Kalray is a fabless semiconductor company, pioneer in processors for new intelligent systems.
Kalray’s patented MPPA® («Massively Parallel Processor Array») architecture is allowing unlimited number of cores and is uniquely relevant for new intelligent systems.
A real technological discontinuity, “intelligent” processors have the capability to analyze on the fly a very large amount of information, and to make decisions and interact in real time with the outside world.
These processors will be deployed extensively in fast-growing sectors such as new-generation networks (intelligent data centers) and autonomous vehicles, as well as healthcare equipment, drones and robots.
Kalray’s offering encompasses both processors and complete solutions (electronic boards and software). Kalray addresses customers such as server manufacturers, intelligent system integrators and consumer product manufacturers, including car makers.
Created in 2008 as a spin-off of CEA (“Commissariat à l’Énergie Atomique”, the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission) and since June 2018, Kalray is listed on EuroNext Growth Paris: ALKAL

Lennox Emea Lennox is a European leader in the air conditioning and heating market. Choosing Lennox is relying on experts that design, produce and sell efficient, reliable, comfortable and high-quality HVAC systems for all your projects.

Orbiss is an advisory and tax firm specialized in business growth in the United States. The firm helps international small and medium-sized private companies successfully scale up in the United States.
The firm offers a 360 °and tailor-made support to its clients’ cross-border accounting, tax and M&A transaction needs. The Orbiss team’s vision is modernity. This vision is implemented through an innovative approach focusing on processes automation and aiming to place people at the heart of our concerns.

No matter the size of your company, freelance, SME, a large national or international business, association or foundation, Orial experts help you to reach your objectives in accompanying you in your business development.
By choosing Orial, you are opting for a reasonably-sized independent firm. The 15 associates and 110 collaborators will build a long-term partnership with you.
The diversity of clients is a real source of richness: Orial is organised by company profiles, by professions and by areas of activity. You benefit from a dedicated team based on your business field and your specificities.
Orial cultivates proximity in order to offer you both an overall and focused vision of your business activity. The commitment of our associates and collaborators in your company is the best way to meet your expectation and your needs.

Founded in 1942 near Lyon, the PAREDES Group, a family-owned company, is number 2 in France on the professional hygiene and protection market. As the creator of single-use items, PAREDES manufactures and distributes innovative products and solutions in the field of professional hygiene and protection.

With 25,000 customers and 650 employees in France and Italy, PAREDES focuses on customer service, ethics and collective performance. To respond effectively to market challenges, its teams are organized into areas of expertise targeting 4 major markets: healthcare, industry and public authorities through PAREDES Distribution France, and Cleaning Companies through the PAREDES Cleaning Companies entity.

The specificity and one of the strengths of the PAREDES Group is to be both distributor and manufacturer. With Paredes Fab, its wadding transformation and soap production plant, the group benefits from an agile, reactive and clean industrial model by controlling its production, by promoting « Made in France » and by focusing on sustainable development with recycled wadding.

Pfeiffer-Vacuum One of the world leaders in vacuum markets, Pfeiffer Vacuum France designs, manufactures and markets a complete range of vacuum pumps, leak detectors, turbomolecular pumps, leak control systems…

POMA, 83 years of dedication
A mountain of innovations plus a host of records and world firsts have taken POMA’s teams from Alpine peaks to major cities, in some of the most iconic locations on the planet. Innovation and people have always been at the heart of POMA’s success. With their vision, drive and capacity to reach new and greater heights, POMA’s teams have made ropeways so much more than a mode of transport. The ropeway has become a symbol of a strong and lasting connection between people, cultures and regions. POMA is now a major player in a safe and eco-friendly mode of transport, in line with sustainable development goals.
The POMA Group employs 1,300 people worldwide, including 750 in France.
Mobility by ropeway, throughout the world
Across the globe, in capital cities, skiing area or touristic site, POMA has designed and built more than 8,000 ropeways in 83 years. Every hour, our ropeways transport more than 6.5 million people, so that they can ski, visit a leisure park, go to work or to a tourist site or catch a plane. Other more industrial ropeways (blondins, FlyingBelt) carry ore or raw materials.

Pepperdine is a Christian university committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership. Consistently ranked as one of the most beautiful places to study, Pepperdine is where you’re inspired to learn as you learn to inspire.

Since 1952, Radiall has been enabling the future and collaborating with our customers to succeed. We have developed an award winning reputation and established strong relationships with our customers by providing innovative solutions. Part of being the best is supplying products that customers can trust for unrivaled repeatability and reliable performance. That’s why we’ve invested in facilities around the world that specialize in manufacturing capabilities critical to manufacturing the finest interconnect components to support your most demanding applications. Our commitment is to continue to be the market leader you rely on – in every region around the world – so that you can be the leader in your field.

Renaud Avocats takes action alongside company managers and Human Resources Directors to advise them concerning both the individual and collective social and labor issues that they face. In addition, the firm assists its clients in the framework of their social and commercial disputes.

Made up exclusively by employers (groups of companies, small and mid-size companies and French subsidiaries of international groups), the firm’s clientele is active in a wide array of business sectors.

The firm has 11 attorneys and one scientific advisor. In order to provide quick and comprehensive solutions for various subjects (fiscal issues, business law, contract law, audits…), Renaud Avocats is a partner in LEXICUBE, a group of firms with complementary competencies all specialized in different areas of business law.

For 90 years SAMES has been bonding, protecting and beautifying products in the finishing industry. We have provided a wide range of pumps and spraying solutions dedicated to the protection of materials and applications of powder, paint, sealant and adhesives. We are visible in 50+ markets over five continents and provide our customers with manual spray guns, robotic applicators, a wide range of pumps & machines for fluid handling, dosing, mixing & dispensing. We allow you to “Apply Your Skills” to achieve the best performance possible.. We provide industrial solutions for productivity, quality improvement, material & cost savings. We design, manufacture and commercialize turn-key solutions for painting and dispensing either manually or robotically. SAMES KREMLIN employs 800 people through 16 business locations worldwide. We are located in close proximity to our customers manufacturing premises.

Teledyne e2v offers high-performance, high-reliability semiconductor solutions, which address the critical functions of the complete signal chain. With a range of products and package solutions, we cater to civil aerospace, industrial, medical, military, scientific and space applications.
Teledyne e2v has a unique operation site in France, located in Saint-Egrève. The site employs around 420 persons for a total revenue of 130M€.
Many of Teledyne e2v’s products are developed through strategic partnerships with companies such as NXP, Everspin, Micron and others. In addition, Teledyne e2v provides a range of specially qualified versions of many standardized products. We also develop customized solutions to meet specific qualifications or environmental requirements.
Teledyne e2v designs and develops high-speed data converters, microprocessors, memory, analog and logic functions. We also offer a range of semiconductor services, including high-reliability assembly and test, package design, and Semiconductor Lifecycle Management.

The Lyinc Un lieu de rencontre pour les internationaux. Prestigieux club international privé au cœur de Lyon, le LYINC est un sanctuaire où les membres et leurs invités peuvent se rencontrer et socialiser. Le but du LYINC est de privilégier les échanges et les amitiés entre hommes et femmes issus de différents horizons et pays, et de contribuer à l’image internationale de Lyon.

Transatlantic Partners LLC helps U.S. companies sell their stock or assets by matching them up with qualified French, UK, and other European buyers. Our U.S., UK and French advisors know the marketing and financing advantages for M&A deals on both sides of the Atlantic. We can also advise European companies seeking to enter the U.S. market by making strategic acquisitions.
Our focus is on international M&A deals in the range of $5 million to $25 million involving public and private companies. The team at Transatlantic Partners includes business executives with experience running companies and managing their business development activities in Europe and the U.S., business brokers and international lawyers. Using our contacts and databases, we are able to help companies without international business experience find and make matches for cross-border M&A transactions.

Willis Towers Watson Depuis plus de 100 ans, WTW en France est le partenaire de ses clients PME, ETI ou Grandes Entreprises privées et publiques sur tout le territoire français pour les accompagner sur l’ensemble des problématiques de risque. Acteur majeur du courtage en France depuis 1992, nous privilégions comme principe de développement la création de valeur ajoutée pour nos clients en les plaçant au cœur de nos préoccupations.