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Want to study in France? Event in Chicago May 16th

Campus France, the official service of the French Embassy that promotes studies in France, is having an informational event in Chicago on May 16th.

The details are below, please RSVP. I will be speaking at this event as well.

You can check out other links related to studying, teaching and interning in France on this page within my site

The invitation PDF can be downloaded here as well (same info):
05-16 Campus France Invitation

Have you studied in a French-speaking
country? Are you leaving soon?
Are you looking for a great exchange program that will offer you a once-in-a-lifetime experience?
Join us for a special event organized by Campus France USA in Chicago!

Representatives of other French-speaking countries will be joining Campus France for the 2nd edition of this event!

Come enjoy local food and drinks, listen to good music, chat with returning students and have answered all your questions.

Every participant will be able to enter a big game and win great prizes by finding the answers to questions related to the event!

Thursday May 16th 2013, 6-9pm
Alliance Française
810 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60610

6pm:Doors open, let’s begin!
7-8pm:Informative workshop and Q&A session in the auditorium with representatives and guest speakers

Please RSVP before Friday May 10th at:

European American Chamber of Commerce event in Lyon 4/16

The European American Chamber of Commerce, Lyon chapter, is a part of a network organization that facilitates business and best practices between the US and France. It has chapters in Paris, Lyon, Boston, Cincinnati, New Jersey, New York and a partner in Italy.

They hold conferences and events on business-related topics. On April 16th, they’ll be holding a talk on ETI size companies. The event details are below. RSVP required.

Happy networking!

EACC & KPMG present:

Focus on ETIs,
Intermediate sized companies

Europe counts over 30,000 ETIs – an intermediate category between small and medium enterprises and large companies, more than 3,000 of which are in France, where they are considered to be an essential driver of economic growth.

Speaker: Sara Righenzi de Villers, Expert comptable Commissaire aux Comptes, KPMG

Who are they?
How do they resist the effects of the current economic crisis?
What are their challenges?
What are their key growth drivers?

Tuesday 16 April 2013
from 6:30pm to 8:30pm

KPMG, 51 rue de St Cyr 69009 LYON

6:30pm to 7:00pm – Welcome cocktail
7:00pm to 8:00pm – Presentation and Q&A
8:00pm to 8:30pm – Networking cocktail

American Clubs in France: a great resource for events

December 17th, 2012 No comments

Bonjour everyone,

I’ve posted in the past about the American Clubs newsletter. It is not just for Americans but more of a resource for expats and French citizens alike to know what’s going on around in France in terms of networking with like-minded individuals in dozens of cities.

I encourage you to sign up for their newsletter (icon on right here to sign up under “Contact Us/Newsletter).

You should also be able to see the latest newsletter edition, for events all over France, here.

Happy networking!

Expatriate dinner in Paris Nov 16

November 4th, 2011 No comments

Theparisian Expat group (Facebook profile) is organizing one of its Expat dinners in Paris on Wednesday Nov. 16 at 8:30pm. If you’re a member of Facebook, you can get more information on the event and RSVP here on this Facebook event page.

cheers and happy networking!

Paris networking event on e-Reputation and Online Marketing tonight

October 19th, 2011 No comments

Tonight at 7:30pm at the Victoria Cross, I encourage you to come to this event which could interest many of you, organized by the Paris Power Networking group. I’ve been before, great opportunities for professional learning and networking, over wine and cheese in a classy Parisian bar.

Here is the info (talk subject, address, etc) below. Registration necessary online. Hope to see you there!

“e-Reputation, Online Marketing and the Laws of Attraction”

By Julie Vetter, Founder of HoiMoon Marketing

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 – 7:30pm
Victoria Cross, 23 Avenue Victoria, 75001 Paris: MAP

Featuring a Special Wine Tasting by Miss Vicky Wine! Discover a range of wonderful wines from Beaujolais and Provence.


Select “Business Reception”


In her much-anticipated presentation, Julie Vetter, also known as the Google Goddess and SEO Sage will provide you with new tools to build a successful online brand:
-understanding the shift from pursuing to attracting business
-e-Reputation management
-inbound marketing best practices
1)image-building activities
3)how to measure impact and damage control


Julie Vetter, also known as the “Google Goddess”, has over fifteen years experience working with the online presence of over 50 clients in various industries such as travel & leisure, luxury hotels, transportation, Hi-tech, wine, real estate, medical, health and beauty. This has entailed a range of services including branding, SEO, Web site development, Social Media management, digital marketing strategy, training and online crisis management.

Although she calls Paris home, Julie hails from California where early in her career she opened a restaurant in the beautiful Mendocino County. The path from Gourmande to Google Goddess started in 1998 when she built the site and developed the online identity and branding for her restaurant. She fell in love with the Internet and went on to assist other businesses with their online identity management including the Golden Gate Bridge, a client since 2002. From Web 1.0 to 3.0 and beyond, Julie hasn’t skipped a beat in terms of keeping up on the trends and services businesses need to have an effective online presence. Wearing many hats, she is a Web Site Developer, Certified Google Adwords Specialist, Social Media Manager and Inbound Marketing Agency Representative. Clients range from Android App developers, Silicon Valley tech companies to a host and range of entrepreneurs. Julie recently co-founded Hoi Moon Marketing, a global team of digital professionals — designers, copywriters and strategists.

Julie Vetter:

Paris Power Networking’s mission is to offer professionals an exclusive platform to:
-connect in person through networking events at luxurious venues around Paris
-access the international network of 400+ Power Networking members
-communicate with business leaders and entrepreneurs via Social Media
-promote their business to a fast growing community around the world
-meet inspirational guest speakers
-participate in exclusive initiatives (business, art, travel, etc..) that involve members from all Power Networking chapters

The American Clubs of France – events in September

The American Clubs of France (a newsletter and website) brings together expat networking events scheduled every month around France.

You can see a list of upcoming events on this dedicated page. I also have the link to this page on my blogroll on the right-hand menu.

Paris, Montpellier, Lyon, Grenoble, Sete, Clermont-Ferrand, Bordeaux, Biarritz, Lille, Caen…conferences, films, concerts, networking, book readings, dinners, cafés…the list is quite complete.

You can sign up for their newsletter here.

Happy networking!

The American Clubs: networking events in numerous French cities

You can find out about networking events throughout France at the American Clubs newsletter (PARIS, AIX-EN-PROVENCE, ANGERS – SAUMUR, BIARRITZ, BORDEAUX, CAEN, CANNES, CLERMONT – FERRAND, GRENOBLE, LATTES, LILLE, LYON, MONTPELLIER, NARBONNE, SETE, TOULOUSE, TOURS). Happy networking!

France Etats-Unis Grenoble event May 19

This message for those in the Grenoble area. Cheers!

Like each year when the Spring season is at its best, you are invited to participate to our Spring Garden Party, which will occur:

Thursday May 19th, at the Restaurant-Hôtel “Les Skieurs”, in Le Sappey en Chartreuse, from 7:00 PM

In an exceptional setting, far from city noise, you will spend a very enjoyable evening. A group of young musicians will provide live entertainment. The evening will gather guests from the Grenoble area, and a group of American visitors with the business school: a good opportunity to celebrate the friendship between our communities ! You will find enclosed the detailed program of the evening, as well as the booking instructions. You will note that advance booking is required, as soon as possible, and in any case no later than May 16th. You should therefore make your decision quickly, to join us for this great Spring Garden Party !

See you soon, I hope…on May 19th !



The American Clubs of France: networking events

The American Clubs is a great resource for knowing about expat events (mostly Franco-American) in several cities around France. You can see the latest edition here and also sign up for the newsletter update there.

One of the most interesting events seems to be a talk on May 10th on Franco-American relations, given in French, in Paris.

The American Clubs: networking in several French cities

You can see the latest American Clubs newsletter of cultural events (debates, conferences, cocktails, cross-cultural training, etc) organized by different clubs around France. They all bring together French and expats with the goal of fostering cultural exchange and networking opportunities. Yuo can sign up for the newsletter on the site. Happy networking!

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