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Summer Champagne Reception

Tuesday 11 July 2017, 18.30-21.00
At the Hurlingham Club

Sponsored by: Banque Transatlantique

Partner: Ligne Roset, Paul UK, The Dentist Gallery, Caviar Petrossian

Champagne partner: Vranken Pommery

The Summer Champagne Reception has become a not-to-be missed event which gathers around 200 participants from SMEs to blue chip companies. It is a great opportunity to sip delicious Vranken Pommery Champagne while enjoying the elegant surroundings of the Hurlingham Club.

 

Cost: £50+VAT per person; £80+VAT - Special Price for 2

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Rendez-vous with La Belle Assiette at eOfficewith  Le Petit Ballon

Thursday 6 July 2017, 18.00 - 20.00
At e-Office, Fitzrovia

In partnership with La Belle AssietteeOffice & Le Petit Ballon

Cost: £20+VAT

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  Business Club Cocktail with Coorpacademy

Wednesday 5 July 2017, 18.30 - 20.30
At Aviva Digital Garage

Sponsored by Coorpacademy

Guest Speaker: Jean-Marc Tassetto, Co-founder of Coorpacademy and former CEO of Google France

Cost: £35+VATStart-up price: £25+VAT

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  Exclusive talk with HE Ms Sylvie Bermann

Monday 3 July 2017, 18.00 - 20.00
At Pinsent Masons offices

Guest speaker: HE Ms Sylvie Bermann, French Ambassador to the UK

Moderated by: Olivier Morel, Vice-President of the French Chamber and President of the French Foreign Trade Association in the UK

by invitation only

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Business Club Cocktail with Région Hauts-de-France

Tuesday 27 June 2017, 18.00-20.30
At the French Residence

Guest Speakers: Xavier Bertrand, President of the Hauts-de-France Region & Philippe Hourdain, President of the Hauts-de-France Chamber of Commerce

Sponsored by Région Hauts-de-France

Theme: 'Hauts-de-France: your closest point of entry to the European Union' 

Free of charge

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Annual General Meeting

Thursday 22 June 2017, 18.30-21.00
At Reed Smith Offices

Free of charge

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  From Scratch to Success: Business Stories

Tuesday 20 June 2017, 18.00-21.00
At Ciné Lumière, Institut français

Sponsored by HSBC Global Banking & Markets

Guest Speakers: Didier Rappaport, Co-Founder of DailyMotion and CEO and Founder of Happn; and Pascal Cagni, Founder - CEO, C4 Ventures and Apple EMEIA GM, VP (2000-2012)

Moderator: Albin Serviant, Serial Entrepreneur, Co-Founder of FrenchConnect London & FrenchTech London Lead

Cost: £40+VAT per person; £65+VAT special price for 2

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PA Club at the Hippodrome Casino

Thursday 15 June, 18.00 - 20.00
At the Hippodrome Casino

In partnership with The Hippodrome Casino

Free of charge
Organised exclusively for Personal Assistants (by invitation only)

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  Dîner des Chefs at Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill

Wednesday 14 June 2017, 19.00-22.30
At Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill

With Jean-François Rouquette, Executive Chef of the Michelin Star Restaurant Pur' at Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme

Partners: Crus Classés de GraveMartellPernod Ricard UKPerrier-Jouët, and Caviar Petrossian

Cost: £98+VAT

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Ambassador's Brief

Monday 12 June 2017, 17.30 - 19.30
At the French Residence

Host: HE Ms Sylvie Bermann, French Ambassador to the United Kingdom
Theme: 'Elections in France and the UK: what are the potential consequences for Franco-British relations and Brexit?'

Open to Patron & Corporate members, as well as the Chamber's Advisory Councillors
Main Representatives - By Invitation only

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French Open 2017 Roland Garros FULLY BOOKED

Thursday 8 June 2017, 7.00-21.39
At Stade Roland Garros

Sponsored by LacosteI

In Partnership with Eurostar

By invitation only

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Rendez-vous chez Boucheron 

Wednesday 7 June 2017, 18.00 - 20.00
At Boucheron, New Bond Street

In partnership with Boucheron
Food Partner: Aubaine

Cost: £20+VAT

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  Jardin Blanc at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 

Thursday 25 May 2017, 19.00 - 21.00
At the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

In the presence of Raymond Blanc

Organised exclusively for Patron members (Main representative) & their spouses 
By invitation only

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  Luxury Club Cocktail with Pernod Ricard

Wednesday 24 May 2017, 18.30 - 21.00
At the Connaught Hotel

In partnership with Pernod Ricard

Organised exclusively for Luxury Club members and Patron members (Main representative) & their spouses
By invitation only

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  An Evening with "Il Volo" - FULLY BOOKED

Tuesday 23 May 2017, 18.30 - 22.00
At the Royal Albert Hall

Organised exclusively for Patron members (Main representative) & their spouses 
By invitation only

 

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Dinner for International Leaders of French Companies

Tuesday 16 May 2017, 20.00 - 22.30
At the French Residence

Organised exclusively for Patron members, (Main representative) international leaders of French companies

By invitation only


 Rendez-vous chez La Maison Maille

Thursday 11 May 2017, 18.00-20.00
At La Maison Maille

In partnership with La Maison Maille

Cost: £20+VAT per person

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Breakfast with Tanuja Randery

Friday 5 May, 08.00-10.00
At the Berkeley Hotel

Sponsored by: Paul UK

Guest Speaker: Tanuja Randery, Zone President UK & Ireland, Schneider Electric

Cost: £40+VAT per person, £60+VAT Special price for 2

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London Philharmonic Orchestra

Wednesday 26 April 2017
At the Royal Festival Hall

Organised exclusively for Patron members & their spouses (Main representative)
By invitation only

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Rendez-vous chez Devialet

Tuesday 25 April 2017, 18.00-20.00
At Devialet UK, Tileyard Studios

In partnership with Devialet

Cost: £20+VAT per person

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Economic Update

Tuesday 25 April 2017, 08.30-10.30
At La Médiathèque, Institut français

Theme: French Presidential Election: For better, for worse?

Breakfast kindly provided by Aubaine

Cost: £25+VAT per person; £40+VAT Special price for 2

 

 


 

Annual Gala Dinner 2017

Wednesday 22 March 2017, 19.00-23.00
At the Landmark hotel

Guest speaker: Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London

Wine partners: Le Conseil des Vins de Saint-Emilion andLes Vins de Graves

Attended by over 400 senior executives of the Franco-British business community, this is the Chamber's flagship event, featuring a Champagne reception, a gastronomic dinner with Grands Crus, live entertainment and a silent auction.

Cost: £190+VAT per person; £2,100+VAT per table of 12

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Rendez-Vous chez Pierre Marcolini

Wednesday 15 March 2017, 18.00-20.00
At Pierre Marcolini

In partnership with Pierre Marcolini

Cost: £20+VAT per person

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Member to Member Cocktail and Exhibition

Thursday 9 March, 18.00-20.30
At Ligne Roset City

Partners: Service Point, Les Vergers de la Slive, Le Petit Ballon

Cost: £40+VAT per person; £60+VAT Special price for 2

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Cross-Cultural Quiz Evening

Thursday 23 February 2017, 19.00-22.30
At PwC offices

Sponsored by PwC

Partners: Vranken Pommery, PowerVote

Donnors: La Maison Maille, Jeff de Bruges, Nuxe

Cost: £80+VAT per person; £800+VAT for a table of 10

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Rendez-Vous chez The Hippodrome Casino

Thursday 9 February 2017, 18.00-20.00
At The Hippodrome Casino

In partnership with The Hippodrome Casino

Cost: £20+VAT per person 

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Seminar sponsored by Bryan Cave

Thursday 26 January 2017, 18.00-21.00
At Bryan Cave Office

Sponsored by: Bryan Cave

Bryan Cave and the French Chamber are pleased to invite you to join what promises to be a very interesting and topical debate. It will be followed by a cocktail reception where you will have the opportunity to network with new business contacts.

Free of charge

 

 

 

 

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Business Club Cocktail with Carolyn Fairbairn

Tuesday 24 January 2017, 18.30-20.30
At the French Residence

Guest speaker: Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director-General
Sponsored by: Irwin Mitchell

The French Chamber of Great Britain requests the pleasure of your company to listen to Carolyn Fairbairn, Director-General of the CBI, share the CBI's perspective on Brexit and answer your questions on the future outlook for the UK.

Cost: £30+VAT per person; £50+VAT - Special price for two

 

 

  

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Ambassador's Brief

Monday 16 January 2017, 17.30-19.30
At the French Residence

Host: HE Ms Sylvie Bermann, French Ambassador to the United Kingdom
Theme: Franco-British relations in the context of Brexit

Open to Patron & Corporate members, as well as the Chamber's Advisory Councillors

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Cocktail Party at Home House

Wednesday 11 January 2017, 18.30-21.00
At Home House

We are delighted to announce the launch of our first dedicated event for Corporate company members. This cocktail party will be held in the magnificent surroundings of Home House and will give Corporate members an occasion to network and celebrate 2017 together.

Free of charge
Organised for Corporate members Main Representatives only

 

Rendez-Vous chez ... Paul: Celebrate La Galette des Rois!

Tuesday 10 January 2017, 19.00-21.00
At Tower 42

In partnership with PAUL

 Cost: £25+VAT per person 

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The Nutcracker

Monday 9 January 2017
At the Royal Opera House

 Organised exlusively for Patron members & their spouses (Main representative)

By invitation only - places are limited

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Annual Financial Lunch

Wednesday 14 December 2016, 12.00-14.30
At the Four Seasons Hotel, Park Lane

Guest speaker: The Rt Hon. the Lord Darling of Roulanish
Theme: the City of London's position following the EU referendum and the potential post-Brexit scenarios
Champagne partner: Vranken Pommery
Wine partner: Les Vins du Médoc

The French Chamber of Great Britain and Societe Generale request the pleasure of your company to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of our Annual Financial Lunch.

Cost: £100+VAT per person; £1,140+VAT for a table of 12

 

 

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Business Club Cocktail with Hold-On Productions

Thursday 8 December 2016, 18.30-21.00
At The Hyatt Regency London

 Sponsored by Hold-On Productions

 Cost: £30+VAT per person; £50+VAT - Special price for two

  

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Cross-Cultural Debate 

Tuesday 6 December 2016, 18.30-20.30
At the French Residence

 Guest speakers: The Right Honourable Dominic Grieve QC MP and Yann Bonduelle, Partner and UK Consulting Data Analytics Leader, PwC

Moderator: Peter Alfandary, Chair of the Cross-Cultural Forum and Senior Vice-President of the Chamber

 Cost: £40+VAT per person; £70+VAT - Special price for two

 

 

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Franco-British Business Awards

Wednesday 30 November 2016, 19.00-22.30
At The May Fair Hotel

The Franco-British Business Awards acknowledge the accomplishments of French and British companies of all sizes, from start-ups to SMEs and blue-chip companies on both sides of the Channel.

Cost: £110+VAT per person; £160+VAT for non-members; £1,000+VAT for a table of 10

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Rendez-vous chez Maison Corthay

Wednesday 23 November 2016, 18.00-20.00
At Maison Corthay

In partnership with Maison Corthay

Join us to discover the savoir-faire of Maison Corthay. Come and surround yourself with vibrant colours and exquisitely finished products for a luxury evening of networking. 

Cost: £20+VAT per person 
Book online

 

 

 

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Arsenal vs PSG - Champions League

Wednesday 23 November 2016, kick-off at 19.45
At Arsenal Emirates Stadium

The French Chamber of Great Britain, in partnership with Renault UK, is delighted to organise an exclusive patron event for the Champions League's return match between Arsenal and PSG.

Organised for Patron members (Main Representatives)
By invitation only - places are limited

 

 

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Franco-British Conference: Disrupt or be Disrupted

Monday 21 November 2016, 08.30-17.00
At One Great George Street

This one-day conference will be divided into two main panels, starting with a focus on what disruption means and finishing with a look into the future.

Cost: £120+VAT per person for members; £190+VAT for non-members

Partners: French Embassy, French British Council, French Connect London

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PA Club at Christofle

Thursday 17 November 2016, 18.00-20.00
At Harrods

In Partnership with Christofle

For the very first time, Christofle is opening its doors to you for an exclusive visit of their shop in Harrods. The flagship store in London exudes modernity and strength of character, showing pride in its origins and the branded products used in its ‘art de la table’.

Free of charge
Organised exclusively for Personal Assistants (by invitation only)

 

 

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Women, Inspiration & Leadership - SOLD OUT

Tuesday 8 November 2016, 18.30-20.30
At the French Residence

Speakers: Dame Carolyn McCall DBE, CEO of easyJet, and Lord Davies of Abersoch CBE

Moderator: Peter Alfandary, Senior Vice-President, French Chamber of Great Britain
Sponsored by CHANEL

Dame Carolyn McCall DBE, CEO of easyJet, awarded a Damehood in the New Year's Honour List in 2016 for services to the aviation industry; and Lord Davies of Abersoch CBE, who released the 5th Women on Boards in 2015 report, will talk about how gender diversity matters within the business structure. In addition, a cocktail reception with canapés will provide an opportunity to network and build relationships with 100 to 150 like-minded professionals.

Cost: £40+VAT per person; £70+VAT - Special price for 2
This event is sponsored by ESCP Europe as supporting sponsor

 

Breakfast with Estelle Brachlianoff

Thursday 20 October 2016, 08.00-10.00
At The Berkeley Hotel

Speaker: Estelle Brachlianoff, Senior Executive Vice-President, UK & Ireland
Theme: 'The journey to the circular economy and building the responsible business of the year'

Estelle Brachlianoff joined the Veolia group in 2005 as Special Advisor to the CEO of Waste Management. She then was in charge of Waste Management in the Greater Paris area as well as the Facility Management and Cleaning Services branch. Since July 2012, Estelle Brachlianoff leads the combined water, waste and energy business in the UK & Ireland and sits on the Veolia Executive Committee.

Cost: £35+VAT per person; £60+VAT - Special price for 2

 

 


 

Luxury Dinner

Monday 17 October 2016, 19.00-23.00
At Claridge's

Speaker: Viscount Linley, Honorary Chairman Europe, Middle East, Russia & India, Christie's and Founder of LINLEY
Champagne partner: Laurent Perrier
Wine partner: Crus Classés de Graves
Partners: Hermès, Pierre HerméProfirst

This prestigious black-tie event will allow you to expand your network of contacts, strengthen existing business relations and entertain key clients and colleagues.

Cost: £210+VAT per person; £1,900+VAT for a table of 10; £2,200+VAT for a table of 12







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Economic Update

Friday 14 October 2016, 08.30-10.30
At Home House

Speakers: Steven Saywell, Global Head of FX Strategy at BNP Paribas, and François Barrault, Chairman and Founder of FDB Partners, Chairman Idate/DigiWorld Institute
Theme: Brexit, what is next?

Our Economic Updates, chaired by Philippe Chalon, Managing Director of the Cercle d'outre-Manche and Director of External Affairs at International SOS, are a great opportunity to network with senior executives of member companies as well as receive an overview of the current economic situation in the UK.

Cost: £25+VAT per person, £40+VAT - Special price for 2

 

Rendez-vous chez The Rembrandt Hotel

Thursday 13 October 2016, 18.00-20.00
At The Rembrandt Hotel

Come and enjoy an evening in the newly refurbished Conservatory of the Rembrandt Hotel, a historic London hotel in the heart of South Kensington and Knightsbridge.

Cost: £20+VAT per person

 



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Cocktail Reception at Maison Assouline

Wednesday 5 October 2016, 18.30-20.00
At Maison Assouline

Hosted by Prosper Assouline, Co-Founder of Assouline

An exclusive evening to discover the three-floor temple to the act of reading, Maison Assouline.

Organised exclusively for Patron Members & Luxury Club Members and their spouses
(main representative only)

 





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Your invitation to the 2018 Ryder Cup

Tuesday 20 September 2016, 18.30 to 21.30
At the French Residence

Coming to France in 2018 for the first time in its history, the Ryder Cup will be unveiled by Pascal Grizot, President of the Ryder Cup France, and Antoine Arnault, Chairman of Loro Piana and Managing Director of Berluti. The event will be preceded by a champagne reception.

Organised exclusively for Patron Members 
(main representative only)




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International Tasting: Wine, Spirits and Beer

Tuesday 20 September 2016, 18.30-20.30
At Drapers' Hall

Network with and meet members from other chambers and catch-up with existing contacts while sipping fantastic beverages from all over the world!

Cost: £30+VAT per person - for members ; £40+VAT per person - for non-members





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Trade Delegation to Liverpool

Thursday 15 September 2016
One day trip led by the French Ambassador

This delegation, led by the French Ambassado to the UK, HE Ms Sylvie Bermann, is a unique opportunity to meet key local figures and businesses.

By invitation only


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Rendez-vous chez Le Vieux Comptoir

Wednesday 14 September 2016, 18.00-20.00
At Le Vieux Comptoir

Get into the village-like spirit at Le Vieux Comptoir for an evening of French wine and artisan delicacies. A wine cellar, a deli, a cheese counter, coffee shop and tea house, as well as a restaurant, Le Vieux Comptoir is full of delicious surprises.

Cost: £20+VAT per person

 




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Dîner des Chefs at Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons - SOLD OUT

Tuesday 6 September 2016, 19.00-00.30

Champagne partner:Perrier Jouët
Wine partner:Crus Classés de Graves
Partners:RenaultetPernod Ricard

Join us to discover Raymond Blanc OBE's culinary talents and be part of a "unique dining experience" while networking with business contacts from a wide range of Member Companies.

Cost: £120+VAT per person




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Summer Champagne Reception

Tuesday 12 July 2016, 18.30-21.00
At the Hurlingham Club

Champagne partner: Vranken Pommery
Partners: Caviar PetrossianLigne RosetPAUL UK

This reception promises high-level networking with up to 200 participants from a whole host of sectors, a great way to kick off the British summer! Do not miss the opportunity to sip Vranken Pommery champagne whilst enjoying the elegant surroundings of the Hurlingham Club.

Cost: £50+VAT per person, £80+VAT - Special price for 2




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From scratch to success: Business stories

Tuesday 5 July 2016, 18.00-21.00
At The French Institute

Speakers: Alain Afflelou, Founder, Chairman, and CEO at Alain Afflelou, Jean-François Cécillon, Former CEO of EMI, Founder of Universal MATRIX and Managing Director of Waddington Custot Galleries and Ning Li, Co-Founder and CEO of Made.com

Join us to hear from three visionaries who will talk about their career paths, each representing a real “success story”. The debate will be moderated by Eric Albert, UK Correspondent for Le Monde and followed by a buffet dinner at the Bistrot. Do not miss this inspirational debate! 

Cost: £40+VAT per person, £65+VAT - Special price for 2

 

PA Club at Merci Maman

Wednesday 29 June 2016, 18.00 to 20.00
At the studio of Merci Maman

For the very first time, Merci Maman is opening its doors to you for an exclusive visit of their studio, where you will have the opportunity to see behind the scenes of one of the favourite jewellery brands of The Duchess of Cambridge. Join us to discover Merci Maman's personalised jewellery and Home collection of personalised embroidery. The evening will be accompanied by drinks and canapés.

Organised exclusively for Personal Assistants - by invitation only

 

 



 

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Dîner des Chefs with Alain Solivérès and Emile Cotte, Chefs of the two Michelin-starred restaurant Les 110 de Taillevent, Paris

Tuesday 21 June 2016, 19.15-22.30
At Les 110 de Taillevent, London

Wine partner: l'Union des Crus Classés de Graves

Discover Les 110 de Taillevent, the recently opened restaurant on Cavendish Square and network with around 50 fellow members. Meet the iconic chefs Alain Solivérès and Emile Cotte and enjoy the French art de vivre and gastronomic excellence alongside a selection of wines from l'Union des Crus Classés de Graves in exquisite surroundings.

Cost: £120+VAT per person, including a four-course menu

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Annual Gala Dinner - SOLD OUT

Tuesday 14 June 2016, 19.00-23.00
At the Landmark hotel

Guest speaker: Jacques Attali, President of Positive Planet
Champagne partner: Perrier-Jouët
Wine partners: Le Conseil des Vins de Saint-EmilionLes Vins de Graves et Les Vins de Pessac Léognan

Attended by over 400 senior executives of the Franco-British business community, this is the Chamber's flagship event, featuring a Champagne reception, a gastronomic dinner with Grands Crus, live entertainment and a silent auction, this year in aid of Positive Planet. 

Cost: £190+VAT per person; £1,800+VAT per table of 10; £2,100+VAT per table of 12

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Annual General Meeting

Monday 6 June 2016, 18.30-21.00
At Reed Smith Offices

 

 

Rendez-vous at The Dentist Gallery

Thursday 2 June 2016, 18.00-20.00

Join us on 2nd June to discover what reviewers are already calling a “unique and relaxing place”. The Dentist Gallery is a first-of-its-kind private dental surgery which perfectly combines Art and Fine Dentistry. You will never see the dentist in the same way again!

Cost: £20+VAT per person

 

 



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Swan Lake Dress Rehearsal

Tuesday 31 May 2016, 19.00-22.30
At the Royal Albert Hall

An exclusive evening for Patron members and their spouses to watch the dancers from the English National Ballet perform in Derek Deane's critically acclaimed production of Swan Lake. The performance will be preceded by a Champagne reception.

Organised exclusively for Patron Members and their spouses
(main representatives only)

 

 

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Rendez-vous chez Jeff de Bruges

Wednesday 18 May 2016, 19.00-21.00

With more than 450 shops around the world, Jeff de Bruges, the French company for Belgian chocolates, has now opened its only boutique in the UK, in South Kensington. Let your taste buds be charmed by a selection of Belgian chocolate creations while networking with new business contacts from a wide range of industry sectors.

Cost: £20+VAT per person

 

 


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Breakfast with Michael Borrell

Wednesday 18 May 2016, 08.00-10.00
At The Berkeley Hotel

Speaker: Michael Borrell, Senior Vice President Europe & Central Asia, Total

Michael Borrell, a graduate of Cambridge University in Chemical Engineering, joined Total in 1985 where he has held senior managerial positions since 1995. From 2009 to 2010, he was Vice President of the Caspian Area and Central Asia for Total Exploration and Production. In 2010, he became Senior Vice President, Continental Europe and Central Asia. In January 1st 2015, he was appointed Senior Vice President Europe & Central Asia which comprises the former Continental Europe and Central Asia Division and Northern Europe Division.

Cost: £35+VAT per person; £60+VAT special price for two

 







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Economic Update

Thursday 12 May 2016, 08.30-10.30
At the French Institute

Speaker: John Peet, Europe Editor, The Economist
Theme: EU Referendum

John Peet, Europe Editor, was previously Business Affairs Editor (from 1998), responsible for the business, finance and economics and science & technology coverage of the paper. Prior to this he had been Brussels correspondent, Executive Editor, Surveys Editor, Finance Correspondent, Washington DC Correspondent and Britain correspondent. Before joining The Economist he was a civil servant, working for the Treasury and the Foreign Office from 1976 to 1986. He is the co-author of "Unhappy Union: How the Euro Crisis - and Europe - Can Be Fixed", published by Profile Books May 2014.

Cost: £25+VAT per person ; £40+VAT - Special price for 2

 

 

Ambassador's Brief

Wednesday 11 May 2016, 17.30-20.30
At The French Residence

Host: HE Sylvie Bermann, French Ambassador to the United Kingdom
Speakers: Jean-Pierre Thébault, French Ambassador to Ireland; Jean-Manuel Lejeune, Business Operations Manager for RPS Group - Ireland; David Jullo, Head of EMEA mobile strategy, Google Dublin HQ and Olivier Melennec, Managing Director, CACI Ireland (Crédit Agricole)

The French Chamber requests the pleasure of your company at the next Ambassador's Brief. On this occasion, we will have the exclusive opportunity to hear from the French Ambassador to Ireland as well as French Foreign Trade Advisors. They will share their views on the present performance of the Irish economy and their personal business experiences on the Irish market. The debate will be followed by a Champagne reception.

Open to Patron & Corporate members as well as the Chamber's Advisory Councillors

 

Rendez-vous chez Big Fernand

Thursday 28 April 2016, 18.00-20.00  

Discover Big Fernand while networking with business contacts from a wide range of industry sectors and be prepared to taste homemade and gourmet burgers such as the Bartholomé, made with raclette cheese, smoked streaky bacon and a homemade cocktail sauce.

Cost: £20+VAT per person

 

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London Philharmonic Orchestra

Wednesday 20 April 2016, 18.30-21.15 
At the Royal Festival Hall

Join us at the London Philharmonic Orchestra to enjoy an evening of French Masterpieces: Honegger, Saint-Saëns, Dukas and Debussy conducted by Vladimir Jurowski, Philharmonic Orchestra’s Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor.

Organised exclusively for Patron Members and their spouses
(main representatives only)

 



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Member to Member Cocktail & Exhibition

Tuesday 12 April 2016, 18.00-20.30
At the Pullman London St Pancras
In partnership with Service Point and PowerVote

Whether you are small or big, an innovative start-up or a large corporate: 
Come and discover your fellow members' generous offers and the services/products on display. Network and make new business contacts through attending or taking a stand. Enjoy delicious canapés and drinks. Be the lucky winner of an amazing prize by participating in our quiz.

 

Cost: £40+VAT per person; £60+VAT - Special price for 2; £750+VAT per stand + 5 complimentary invitations

 

 

 

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Say "cheese" and Wine - SOLD OUT

Tuesday 15 March 2016, 19.00-21.00
At la Cave à Fromage

Join us on 15th March at La Cave à Fromage and discover exceptional cheeses, paired with complementary wines, while meeting up to 30 new business contacts from a wide range of industry sectors. Experts will guide you through the history and anecdotes of the cheeses and wines tasted during the evening.

Cost: £20+VAT per person

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Luxury Club Breakfast

Friday 11 March 2016, 8.30-10.00
At Claridge's

Theme: The Luxury Hotel Industry: challenges and opportunities

Guest speaker: Paul Jackson, General Manager at Claridge's

Chaired by Bertrand Michaud, Managing Director, Hermès GB Ltd, Advisory Councilor of the French Chamber

Aimed at: CEOs and senior representatives of luxury brands, Michelin-starred restaurants and chefs, GMs of five-star hotels and cultural institutions

This event is an opportunity to meet the new General Manager of Claridge’s and network with peers in the luxury sector.

 

 

 

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Pcubed Rugby League Varsity Match- OXFORD Vs CAMBRIDGE

Friday 4 March 2016, 12.00-17.00
At the Honourable Artillery Company

Guest speaker: Shaun Edwards OBE, former rugby league player and current rugby union coach

Join us for the fourth biggest annual Varsity Match between Oxford and Cambridge 
University and get a chance to meet Shaun Edwards OBE, the rugby legend.

Organised exclusively for Patron & Corporate Members
(main representatives only)

 

 

 

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Economic Update

Friday 4 March 2016, 8.30-10.30
At the French Institute

Theme: Higher Education in 2016: How do universities attract the best and meet future business needs?

Guest speakers: Peter Todd, Dean of HEC Paris and Susan Liautaud, Vice Chair of Council and Court of Governors of the London School of Economics and Political Science and Founder and Managing Director of Susan Liautaud & Associates Limited

Peter and Susan, representing two of the best schools in the world, will be discussing how their schools prepare students for the jobs of tomorrow.

The debate will be chaired by Philippe Chalon, Managing Director of the Cercle d’outre-Manche and Director of External Affairs, International SOS.

Cost: £25+VAT per person; £40+VAT - Special price for 2

 

 

 

 

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Cirque du Soleil

Thursday 11 February 2016, 18.45 - 22.00
At the Royal Albert Hall

Cirque du Soleil returns to the Hall with one of its newest touring shows, Amaluna. Amaluna has never before been seen in the UK and will mark Cirque du Soleil's 20th year at the stunning Royal Albert Hall.

Organised exclusively for Patron Members & their spouses
(main representatives only)





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Breakfast at Christie's

Monday 8 February 2016, 08.00-10.00
At Christie's London

Hosted by Patricia Barbizet, CEO and Chairman of Christie's
By invitation only

This exclusive event, hosted by Patricia Barbizet, CEO and Chairwoman of Christie’s will start with a breakfast served in Christie’s Galleries and will be followed by a private view of Post-War and Contemporary Art auction, led by Edmond Francey, Head of Department.

Organised exclusively for Patron Members 
(main representatives only)

 

 

 

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Rendez-vous chez Sushi Shop - SOLD OUT

Thursday 4 February 2016, 18.00-20.00
At Sushi Shop Marylebone 

Cost: £20+VAT per person


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Ambassador's Brief

Tuesday 26 January 2016, 17.30-19.30
At the French Residence

Theme of the Brief: « Quelles perspectives pour les relations franco-britanniques à la veille du référendum sur l’Union Européenne ? »

Organised exclusively for Patron & Corporate Members
(main representatives only)

 

Cross Cultural Quiz Evening

Thursday 14 January 2016, 19.00-22.30
Sponsored by PwC
At PwC Embankment Place Offices 
Announcement of the winner of the Intercultural Trophy, sponsored by AXA
Cost: £80+VAT per person; £800 +VAT for a table of 10




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PA Club at PAUL

Wednesday 13 January 2016, 18.00-20.00
At Le Restaurant de Paul, Tower 42, 25 Old  Broad Street, Ground Floor,
London EC2N 1HQ 
Organised exclusively for Personal Assistants - by invitation only


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Breakfast with Jacques Attali - New date! 

Monday 11 January 2016, 08.00-10.00
At the Four Seasons Hotel at Park Lane
Guest speaker: Jacques Attali, President of Positive Planet


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Celebrate la Galette des rois!

Thursday 7 January 2016, 19.00-21.00
At Le Restaurant de Paul, Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, Ground Floor,

London EC2N 1HQ
Free of charge

 
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Luxury Club Breakfast at Maison Assouline

Thursday 26 November 2015, 8.30am-10.15am
At Maison Assouline
Theme: 'Industrie du Luxe: where do we stand?'
Organised exclusively for our Luxury Club members and by invitation only


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Economic Update at the French Institute

Wednesday 25 November 2015, 08.30-10.30am
Speaker: Frederic Rombaut, Head of Corporate Development International at Cisco, UK 
Theme: 'How the UK and France scale up their start-ups? Is France the new Silicon Valley?'
Sponsored by HEC Paris
At The French Institute
Costs: £25+VAT per person; £40+VAT Special price for two

Book online


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Franco-British Business Awards

Thursday 26 November 2015, 19.00-22.30
At The May Fair hotel

 

PA Club at Vranken Pommery

Thursday 19 November 2015, 18.00-20.00
At Vranken Pommery
Organised exclusively for Personnal Assistants - by invitation only 

 
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Exclusive event with Martin Donnelly CMG

Tuesday 17 November 2015, 17.45-18.40
Guest speaker: Martin Donnely CMG, Permanent Secretary, Department Business, Innovation & Skills
Cost: £30+VAT per person
Organised exclusively for Patron members 

 

England vs France football match

Tuesday 17 November 2015, 19.00-21.45
At Wembley Stadium
Organised exclusively for Patron members (Main representatives only)


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The Franco-British Digital Conference

Thursday 12 November 2015, 08.00-17.00
At One Great George Street

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Cross Cultural Evening Debate

Monday 9 November 2015, 18.30-20.30
At 
the French Residence
Sponsored by Russell-Cooke LLP
Guest speakers:
Tanuja Randery, Zone President UK & Ireland of Schneider Electric and Warner Rootliep, General Manager UK & Ireland, AirFrance KLM
Cost: £40+VAT per person; £70+VAT special price for two
 

 

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Annual Financial Lunch

Thursday 5 November 2015, 12.00-14.00
At The Berkeley
Guest Speaker: Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Chariman of the Bord of Societe Generale
Champagne partner: Vranken Pommery
Wine partnersLes vins du Médocles Vins de Pessac-Léognan

 

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Women, Inspiration and Leadership

 

Tuesday 3 November 2015, 17.30-20.30
At The May Fair Hotel
Guest speakers: Estelle Brachlianoff, Senior Executive Vice-President UK & Ireland of Veolia and President of the French Chamber of Great Britain and Helena Morrissey, CEO of Newton Investment Management & Founder of the 30% Club
Moderator: Marc Roche, Correspondent Le Point


 

 

 

Rendez-vous chez PAUL UK

Wednesday 21 October 2015, 18.00-20.00
At Le Restaurant de Paul, Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, Ground Floor, London EC2N 1HQ
Cost: £20+VAT per person
Book online


 


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A Royal Ballet rehearsal

Thursday 15 October 2015, 18.00-21.00
At the Royal Opera House
Free of charge - organised exclusively for Patron members (main representatives only)


 


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Exclusive opening of "Les 110 de Taillevent" restaurant 

Wednesday 14 October 2015, 18.30-20.30
At Taillevent, 16 Cavendish Square, London W1G 9DD
Free of charge - organised exclusively for Patron members (main representatives only) - by invitation only


 


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Business Club Cocktail - S.T.Dupont

Tuesday 13 October 2015, 18.00-21.00
At the French Residence
Guest speaker: Alain Crevet, CEO of S.T.Dupont


 


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Breakfast with Wilfrid Petrie

Friday 9 October 2015, 08.00-10.00
At the Four Seasons London Hotel at Park Lane
Guest speaker: Wilfrid Petrie, Executive Vice-President Energy Services Business line of ENGIE and Chief Executive Officer of Cofely UK


 


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Women's Business Network

Wednesday 23 September 2015, 12.00-14.30
At the Delaunay
Sponsored by Louis Vuitton

By invitation only - organised exclusively for female CEOs, CFOs or senior executives holding global positions


 

 

 

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International Tasting - Wine, spirits & beer

Wednesday 23 September 2015, 18.30-20.30
At Church House Conference Centre
Champagne & wine partners: The Crus Classés de Graves

Vranken-Pommery Monopole


 

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SME & Entrepreneurs Club

Tuesday 22 September 2015, 08.30-10.00am

Subject: 'Changes in the Labour Laws'
Speaker: Gary Freer, Partner, Bryan Cave
Venue: The French Chamber

 


 

 

Diner de la Rentrée

Tuesday 22 September 2015, 19.00-22.30
At the Four Seasons Hotel Park Lane
Sponsored by EDF Energy
Guest speaker: Vincent de Rivaz CBE, Chief Executive of EDF Energy

Champagne partner: Vranken Pommery
Wine partner: The Crus Classés de Graves


 

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Dîner des Chefs at Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons

Thursday 17 September 2015, 19.00-22.30

At Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons

Sponsored by Pernod Ricard UKRenault UK and The Crus Classés de Graves

Champagne Partner: Perrier-Jouët

Caviar tasting offered by Caviar Petrossian

 



 

 

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Trade Delegation to Manchester

Wednesday 16 September 2015
One-day trip led by the French Ambassador
In partnership with Manchester City Council
By invitation only


 

 

Economic Update at The French Institute

Tuesday 15 September 2015, 08.30-10.30am
Theme: Europe - Brexit - How would Brexit impact businesses and the economy in the UK and in Europe?
Sponsored by HEC Paris
Guest Speakers: Alberto Alemanno, Jean Monnet Professor of EU Law and Risk Regulation, HEC Paris and Andy Bagnall, Director of Campaigns, CBI
At The French Institute


 

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Luxury Club Cocktail

Wednesday 9 September 2015, 19.00-21.00
In partnership with Financial Times and Walpole
Champagne Partner: Perrier Jouët
Cocktail Partner: Pernod Ricard
Macaroon Partner: Ladurée UK
At the Connaught
Subject: "Celebrating the best of French and British Luxury"
By invitation only - organised exclusively for Luxury Club members

 


 

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PA Club at La Maison Maille

 

Tuesday 8 September 2015, 18.00-20.00
At La Maison Maille
Organised exclusively for Personal Assistants - by invitation only


 

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Rendez-vous chez The Exhibitionist Hotel

Thursday 3 September 2015, 18.00-20.00
At the Exhibitionist Hotel


 

 
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Rendez-vous chez Pierre Hermé Paris

Thursday 6 August 2015, 18.00-20.00
At Pierre Hermé Covent Garden


 

 

Summer Champagne Reception

Tuesday 7 July 2015, 18.30-21.00
At the Hurlingham Club
Sponsored by Banque Transatlantique, Berkeley Law and Frenger International
Champagne partner: Vranken Pommery
Partners: Ligne Roset, PAUL UK

 


 

 
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Annual Gala Dinner

Thursday 2 July 2015, 19.00-23.00
At the Landmark London Hotel
Guest speaker: Carolyn McCall OBE, CEO of easyJet
Champagne partner: Perrier-Jouët
Wine partners: Le Conseil des Vins de Saint-Emilion, Les Vins de Pessac Léognan and Les Vins de Graves
Charity partner: Doctors of the World
Cost: £190+VAT per person; £1,800+VAT for a table of 10; £2,100+VAT for a table for 12

Silver sponsors

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Annual General Meeting

Thursday 25 June 2015, 18.00-21.00
At Reed Smith Offices
All members are welcome - free of charge


 


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Annual Legal Lunch

Wednesday 24 June 2015, 12.00-14.30
At the Connaught
Guest speaker: the Rt Honourable Domic Grieve QC MP
Cost: £100+VAT per person; £950+VAT for a table of 10; £1,100+VAT for a table of 12


 
 

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Tuesday 23 June 2015, 18.00-20.30
At the Connaught
Sponsored by Crédit Suisse
Guest speaker: The Rt Hon Sir John Major KG CH, former Prime Minister
Organised exclusively for Patron & Corporate members (main representative only) - By invitation


 


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Dîner des Chefs - Sold out

Monday 22 June 2015, 19.15-22.30
At Club Gascon
With Chef Pascal Aussignac
Cost: £95+VAT per person


 

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Breakfast with Nicolas Petrovic

Friday 19 June, 08.00-10.00
At the Four Seasons Hotel Park Lane
Sponsored by PAUL UK
Guest speaker: Nicolas Petrovic, CEO of Eurostar
Cost: £30+VAT per person, £50+VAT special price for two


 

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Luxury Breakfast

Thursday 18 June, 08.30-10.00
At the Royal Albert Hall
Guest speaker: Jonathan Chippindale, CEO of Holition
Subject: "The internet of luxury things"
Organised exclusively for Luxury Club members - by invitation


 

 

Rendez-vous chez Porsche Design

Thursday 11 June, 18.00-20.00
At Porsche Design
Cost: £20+VAT


 


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Business Stories: from scratch to success

Wednesday 3 June, 18.00-21.00
At Ciné Lumière, French Institute
Sponsored by HSBC
Guest speakers: Antoine Flamarion, Founder of Tikehau Capital & Chairman of Tikehau Capital Advisors and Bernard Liautaud, Founder of Business Objects & General Partner at Balderton Capital
Moderator: Eric Albert, City Correspondent for Le Monde
Wine partner: Domaine de Nizas
Cost: £35+VAT per person; £60+VAT special price for two


 



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Ambassador's Brief

Wednesday 27 May, 18.00-19.30
At the French Residence
Organised exclusively for Corporate & Patron members (main representatives only) - by invitation


 

 

Indulgence at Caudalie

Wednesday 13 May, 18.00-20.00
At Caudalie
Organised exclusively for Personal Assistants - by invitation


 

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Say "Cheese" and Wine

Wednesday 6 May 2015, 19.00-21.00
At La Cave à Fromage
In partnership with Wine Story
Cost: £25+VAT per person


 

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Rendez-vous chez La Maison Maille

Wednesday 29 April, 18.00-20.00
At La Maison Maille
Cost: £20+VAT per person


 

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Training: Public Speaking & Media Interviews

Tuesday 28 April, 09.00-13.00
At the French Chamber of Great-Britain
Trainers: Olivia Penichou & Etienne Duval from LiveSpeech
Cost: £290+VAT per person
For non-members: £580+VAT per person





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Luxury Dinner

Thursday 23 April, 19.00-23.00
At the Claridge's
Sponsored by Société Générale Private Banking Hambros
Guest speaker: Lucy Yeomans, Editor-in-Chief NET-A-PORTER.com & content editor PORTER magazine
Champagne partner: Laurent Perrier
Wine partners: Les Vins du Médoc, Les Vins de Pessac-Léognan
Cost: £210+VAT per person; £1,900+VAT for a table of 10; £2,200+VAT for a table of 12


 



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Economic Update

Wednesday 22 April, 08.15-10.00
At the French Institute
Guest speakers: Eric Albert, City Correspondent for Le Monde and John Peet, Europe Editor of the Economist
Cost: £25+VAT per person; £40+VAT special price for two





Paris 2015 Climate Conference: the business view

Monday 30 March, 16.00-19.30
At Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London SW1P 3EU
Free of charge - RSVP Isabelle Meyers


 

 

Member to Member Cocktail & Exhibition

Wednesday 25 March, 18.00-20.30
In partnership with Pictawall, PowerVote & Service Point
At the Pullman London St Pancras
Cost: £40+VAT per person, £60+VAT special price for two


 

 

Indulgence at Le Pain Quotidien

Monday 16 March, 18.00-20.00
At Le Pain Quotidien
Organised exclusively for Personal Assistants - by invitation only


 

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Pcubed Rugby League Varsity Match

Friday 6 March, 12.00-17.00
At the Horourable Artillery Company
Open to Patron & Corporate members (main representatives only)


 

 

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Breakfast with Tom Meggle

Friday 6 March, 08.00-10.00
At the Bulgari Hotel
Sponsored by PAUL UK
Guest speaker: Tom Meggle, Managing Director of Louis Vuitton UK, Ireland & South Africa
Cost: £30+VAT per person; £50+VAT special price for two


 

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The new development of Battersea Power Station

Wednesday 25 February, 08.30-10.00
At Battersea Power Station
Open to Patron & Corporate members (main representatives only)


 

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Rendez-vous chez...L'Atelier des Chefs

Tuesday 10 February, 18.00-20.00
At L'Atelier des Chefs, 19 Wigmore Street, London W1U 1PH
Cost: £20+VAT per person


 

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Cross Cultural Quiz Evening

Thursday 5 February, 19.00-20.30
At PwC Embankment Place Offices
Announcement of the winner of the Intercultural Trophy, sponsored by AXA
In partnership with Pernod Ricard
Cost: £75+VAT per person, £700+VAT per table


 


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Ambassador's Brief

Tuesday 20 January, 18.00-20.00
At The Residence of the Ambassador
Open to Patron & Corporate members (Main representatives only) - Free of charge


 

 

Cirque du Soleil Kooza

Friday 16 January, 19.00-22.45
At the Royal Albert Hall
Open to Patron Members and their spouses (Main representatives only)


 


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Rendez-vous chez Aubaine

Thursday 15 January, 18.00-20.00
At Aubaine, 37-45 High Street Kensington, London W8 SED
Cost: £20+VAT per person


 

 

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Franco-British Business Forum 

Friday 28 November, 08.30-17.30
At The Pullman London St Pancras
BtoB Meetings, Roundtables and Expert Village
Cost: One day only package £600+VAT; Additional participant from the same company £290+VAT 
All inclusive package £870+VAT; Additionnal participant from the same company £440+VAT
Sponsors: DHL, Eurostar, HSBC, Mazars
Supporting sponsors: Boulle international, Bryan Cave , Invest in France, Ubifrance, UK Trade & Investment
Partners: ASEMP.ETIBritish Chambers of Commerce, CCE Conseillers du Commerce Extérieur, CCI de BourgogneCCI France International, CCI Paris île-de-France,  CCI International Rhône-AlpesEnterprise Europe Network 


Supporting sponsors

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Partners

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Franco-British Business Awards

Thursday 27 November, 19.00-22.30
At The May Fair Hotel 
Cost members: £100+VAT per person, £900+VAT for a table of 10
Cost non-members: £120+VAT per person
Sponsors: Eurostar, HSBC, Mazars
Partners: Invest in France, UK Trade & Investment
Champagne partner: Vranken Pommery
Wine partners: Les Vins de Graves, Les Vins de Pessac-Léognan,
Les Vins du Médoc

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Breakfast with Marc Pontet 

Friday 21 November, 08.00-10.00
At the Four Seasons London Hotel at Park Lane 
Guest speaker: Marc Pontet, Global Chief Executive Officer of Asendia ( La Poste)




 

Rendez-vous chez Caudalie

Wednesday 19 November, 18.00-20.00
At Caudalie
Cost: £20+VAT per person


 

 

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Rameau and Les Arts Florissants

Tuesday 18 November, 19.30-21.00
At the Barbican Hall
Sponsored by Alstom
Open to Patron members & their spouses (Main representatives only)


 





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Annual Financial Lunch 

Friday 7 November, 12.00-14.30
At the Dorchester
Sponsored by Société Générale Corporate Investment & Banking 
Guest Speaker : Xavier Rolet, Chief Executive of the London Stock Exchange Group 
Champagne Partner: Vranken Pommery 
Wine Partners: Les vins de Graves, Les vins de Pessac-Léognan, Les vins du Médoc


 




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An Evening at the Royal Opera House 

Monday 3 November, 19.15-21.00
At the Royal Opera House 
Champagne partner: Vranken Pommery
Open to Patron members only and their spouses (Main representatives only)


 


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Say Cheese & Wine

Wednesday 29 October, 19.00-21.00 
At La Cave à Fromage 
Cost : £25+VAT per person

In partnership with La Cave à FromageWine Story


 



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The Franco-British Transport Conference

Meeting the challenges for the city of tomorrow
Tuesday 14 October, 08.30-17.00
At One Great George Street 
Main sponsors: Alstom, Bouygues Energies & Services, HSBC, Keolis, Renault, TomTom
Supporting sponsors: Altran, Bolloré
In partnership with the French Embassy to the United Kingdom & the Franco-British Council

 

Supporting sponsors

 

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Indulgence at Aubaine

Monday 29 September, 18.00-20.00
Organised exclusively for Personal Assistants - By Invitation only
At Aubaine Mayfair


 

 

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Diner de la Rentrée

Tuesday 23, September 2014, 19.00-22.30
Sponsored by Airbus
At The Four Seasons London Hotel at Park Lane
Guest Speaker: Fabrice Brégier, Président & CEO of Airbus
Champagne partner: Vranken Pommery
Wine partners: les vins de Graves, les vins du Médoc, les vins de Pessac-Léognan
Cost: £100+VAT per person; £1,140+VAT for a table of 12

 


 




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International Wine & Spirit Tasting

Tuesday 16 September 2014, 18.30-20.30}
At the Grand Connaught Rooms
Partner: Vranken Pommery 
Cost members: £30+VAT per person


 


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Breakfast with Nicolas Beytout 

Friday 12 September 2014, 08:00-10:00
At the Four Seasons London Hotel at Parl Lane
Guest speaker: Nicolas Beytout, President & Founder of L'Opinion
Cost: £40+VAT per person, special price for two £60+VAT 


 

 

Discover Ruinart

Thursday 11 September 2014, 18:30-20:30
At Moët Hennessy UK
Opento Patron members (Main representatives only)


 



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Rendez-vous chez...The Royal Park Hotel - SOLD OUT

Thursday 7 August 2014, 18.30-20.30
At The Royal Park Hotel
Cost: £20+VAT per person




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Emirates Cup 2014

Day one: Saturday 2 August 2014 (14.00 or 16.20)
Day two: Sunday 3 August 2014 (14.00 or 16.20)
At Emirates Stadium
Open to Patron members (Main representatives only)


 

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Opening Ceremony of the Glasgow 2014
Commonwealth Games

Wednesday 23 / Thurday 24 July 2014
Sponsored by Atos
In partnership with easyJet
2 days trip to Glasgow
Open to Patron members (Main Representatives) - By Invitation only


 

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Summer Champagne reception - Fully booked

Sponsored by Accuracy
Tuesday 8 July 2014, 18.30-20.30
At The Royal Automobile Club
Cost: £40+VAT per person; £60+VAT - Special price for 2


 

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Indulgence at Chaumet

Thursday 26 June 2014, 18.30-20.30
Organised exclusively for Personal Assistants - By invitation only
At Chaumet


 

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Annual General Meeting

Wednesday 25 June 2014, 18.30-21.00
At Reed Smith Offices
All members are welcome - Free of charge
To book your place, please contact Carla Coutinho on 0207 092 6603


 

 

Annual Legal Lunch

Wednesday 25 June 2014, 12.00-14.30
At The Connaught
Guest Speaker: Alderman Fiona Woolf CBE, Lord Mayor of London
Champagne partner: Vranken Pommery
Wine partner: Crus Classés de Graves
Costs: £100+VAT per person; £1,100+VAT for a table of 12


 

Exclusive Tour of the Beefeater Distillery visitor centre

Thursday 19 June 2014, 18.00-20.30
At Beefeater Gin Distillery
Open to Patron & Corporate members (Main Representatives only)




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Rendez-vous chez... La Maison Maille

Tuesday 17 June 2014, 18.30-20.30
At La Maison Maille
Cost: £20+VAT per person


 

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CEO Breakfast

Friday 13 June 2014, 08.00-10.00At Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane
Sponsored by PAUL UK
Guest Speaker: Jean-Jacques Lebel, Chairman of L'Oréal UK & Ireland
Costs: £40+VAT per person; £60+VAT - Special price for two


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Romeo & Juliet dress rehearsal - Fully Booked

Tuesday 10 June 2014, 17.45-22.30
At The Royal Albert Hall
Open to Patron members & their spouses (Main Representatives only)



 

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Annual Gala Dinner

Wednesday 28 May 2014, 19.00-23.00
At The Landmark London Hotel
Gold Sponsors: EY, HSBC
Silver Sponsors: Accor, Colas Rail, EDF Energy, Safran
Guest Speaker: Lionel Barber, Editor of the Financial Times
Charity partner: Handicap International
Champagne Partner: Perrier Jouët
Wine Partners: Le Conseil des Vins de Saint-Emilion, Les Vins de Graves, Les Vins de Pessac Leognan

Silver Sponsors

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Lunch at Cartier

Friday 16 May 2014, 12.00-14.30
At Cartier New Bond Street
Open to Patron members - By Invitation only


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Rendez-vous chez L'Occitane

Tuesday 13 May 2014, 18.30-20.30
At L'Occitane - Covent Garden


 

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The Conran Shop Launch Party - "A season in France"

Thursday 1 May 2014, 19.00-21.00
Open to Patron members & their spouses



 

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Discover Lotus F1 Team

Thursday 24 April 2014, 13.30-20.30
At Lotus F1 Team
Open to Patron Members - By Invitation only


 

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CEO Breakfast

Wednesday 23 April 2014, 08.00-10.00
At Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane
Sponsored by PAUL UK

Guest Speaker: Victor Chavez, Chief Executive of Thales UK
Costs: £40+VAT per person; £60+VAT Special price for two


 

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Luxury Dinner

Tuesday 15 April 2014, 19.00-23.00
At The Claridge's
Sponsored by Société Générale Private Banking Hambros
Guest Speaker: Nicholas Coleridge CBE, President of Condé Nast International and Managing Director of Condé Nast in Britain
Champagne partner: Laurent-Perrier
Wine partner: Crus Classés de Graves
Costs: £190+VAT per person;
£1800+VAT for a table of 10; £2100+VAT for a table of 12



 

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Business Club Cocktail
Thursday 3 April 2014, 18.30-21.00
Sponsored by HSBC
Speakers: Peter Dockar, UK Head of mortgages, HSBC; Alexandre Terrasse, Partner, Jeffrey Green Russell and Martijn Van der Heijden, Global Head of mortgages, HSBC
Theme: "A short guide to a successful home purchase: UK vs France"
At HSBC St Jame's Street Offices
Cost:£35+VAT per person; £50+VAT - Special price for two




 





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Dîner des Chefs - Hosted by our Luxury Club
Monday 24 March 2014, 7.15- 10.30
At L' Atelier de Joël Robuchon
Cost: £115+VAT per person
For more details and to register your interest, please contact Karim Mijal kmijal@ccfgb.co.uk



 

 

Business in Society
Wednesday 19 March 2014, 19.00-21.15
At the Tate Modern
Open to Patron members - By Invitation only



 

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"Women, Inspiration and Leadership"
Tuesday 18 March 2014, 18.30-21.00
At the Institute of Directors
Guest Speakers: Dame Helen Alexander, former President of the CBI and
Laurence Parisot, former President of MEDEF (French equivalent of the CBI)
Moderator: Simon Walker, Director General of Institute of Directors
Cost:£40+VAT per person; £60+VAT Special price for two


 

 

Member to Member Cocktail and Exhibition
Thursday 13 March 2014, 18.00-20.30
At Pullman London St Pancras
Partner: PowerVote and ServicePoint

Cost: £40+VAT per person; £60+VAT - Special price for two


 

 

Cross Cultural Debate at La Résidence de France
Thursday 6 March 2014, 18.30-20.30
At The Résidence de France
Guest Speakers: Sir Ian Cheshire, Group Chief Executive Kingfisher Plc and Nicolas Petrovic, Chief Executive Officer Eurostar International Ltd
Cost: £40+VAT per person
For more information, please contact Karim Mijal


 

 

Rendez -vous chez... Léon de Bruxelles
Tuesday 4 March 2014, 18.30-20.30
At Léon de Bruxelles
Cost: £20+VAT per person


 

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Indulgence at Aubaine
Monday 24 February 2014, 18.30-20.30
Organised exclusively for Personal Assistants-By invitation only
At Aubaine Marylebone


 

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Say "Cheese"... and Wine
Tuesday 11 February 2014, 19.00-21.00
At La Cave à Fromage
Cost: £25+VAT per person


 

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From Scratch to Success: Business Stories
Thursday 30 January 2014, 18.00-21.00
At the Ciné Lumière, French Institute
Sponsor: HSBC
Guest Speakers: Arnaud Vaissié, co-founder, chairman & CEO of International SOS and Nathalie Gaveau, founder & CEO of Shopcade, co-founder of PriceMinister
Wine Partner: Domaines Paul Mas
Cost: £45+VAT per person including buffet dinner
Special price for a limited time only: £35 per person or £60 for 2 people 
Dress Code: Business attire





 





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Indulgence at Aubaine - SOLD OUT
Monday 20 January 2014, 18.30-20.30
Organised exclusively for Personal Assistants - By invitation only
At Aubaine Mayfair


 

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Rendez vous chez... Aubaine - SOLD OUT
Thursday 16 January 2014, 18.30-20.30
At Aubaine


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Say "Cheese"... and Wine
Tuesday 10 December, 19.00-21.00
At La Cave à Fromage

In Partnership with La Cave à Fromage and Wine Story


 


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Soirée de Noël
Intercultural Trophy sponsored by AXA
Tuesday 3 December, 19.30 – 22.00
At The Charing Cross Hotel, Strand  Charing Cross, London WC2N 5HX                    
In partnership with Bongrain, La Maison Maille, Nuxe, PAUL UK


 


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Quarterly Economic Update
Thursday 28 November, 08.15-10.00
Venue: L'Institut Français
Chaired by Philippe Chalon, Director of External Affairs at International SOS & Managing Director of the Cercle d'Outre-Manche
Guest speaker: David Kern, Chief Economist of the British Chambers of Commerce
Cost: £25+VAT per person


 

 


Franco-British Business Awards Dinner

Tuesday 26 November, 19.00-22.00
At The Marriott's Hotel Champs-Elysées in Paris
Sponsors: Barclays, Eurostar, London&Partners
In partnership with the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce & Industry in France




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CEO Breakfast
Friday 22 November, 08.00-10.00
At the Andaz Hotel
Sponsored by PAUL UK
Guest speaker: Philippe Mellier, CEO of De Beers Group


 


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Rendez-vous chez... Eccleston Square Hotel - SOLD OUT
Wednesday 20 November, 18.30-20.30
At Eccleston Square Hotel



 

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Annual Financial Lunch
Friday 8 November, 12.00-14.30
At The Berkeley
Sponsored by Société Générale Corporate and Investment Banking
Guest speaker: Christian Noyer, Governor of the Banque de
France
Partners: Champagne Vranken PommeryLe Conseil Des Vins du Médoc,
Domaine Brand & Fils



 



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The Franco British Energy Conference 2013
Tuesday 29 October, 08.30-13.45
At One Great George Street
In Partnership with the French Embassy in the United Kingdom,
The Franco-British Council and ESCP Europe
Main Sponsors: Alstom, EDF Energy, HSBC, Total
Supporting Sponsors: Altran, Areva, SPIE, VINCI Energies
Partners: French Embassy in the UK, The Franco-British Council, ESCP Europe

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Annual Gala Dinner - SOLD OUT
Tuesday 22 October, 19.00-23.00
At The Landmark London Hotel
Gold Sponsors: EY, HSBC
Silver Sponsors: Accor, Colas Rail, EDF Energy, International SOS, Safran
Guest speaker: Guillaume Pepy Chairman of SNCF (French National Railways)
Partners: Champagne Perrier Jouët, Le Conseil des Vins de Saint-Emilion,
Les Vins de Pessac-Léognan


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"Say Cheese... and Wine"-SOLD OUT
Wednesday 9 October, 19.00-21.00
At La
Cave à Fromage
In Partnership with La Cave à Fromage and Wine Story



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Special Trade Delegation to Scotland 
Thursday 3 - Friday 4 October
Sponsored by International SOS - Société Générale Hambros
In Partnership with easyJet
This delegation, led by the French Ambassador to the UK, HE Mr Bernard Emié, 
is a unique opportunity to meet key local figures and businesses.

 




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CEO Breakfast
Friday 27 September, 08.00-10.00
At the Andaz Hotel
Sponsored by PAUL UK
Guest speaker: Robin Southwell, CEO, EADS UK



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International Wine Tasting-SOLD OUT
Tuesday 17 September, 19.00-21.00
At DSTRKT London
Partner: Enologia


 

 

Dîner de la rentrée - SOLD OUT
Wednesday 4 September, 19.00-22.00
At the Grand Connaught Rooms
Sponsored by Citroën

Guest Speaker: Philippe Varin, Chairman of the Board of PSA Peugeot-Citroën
Partners: Champagne Vranken Pommery, Domaine Brand & Fils,
Le Conseil des vins du Médoc



 

CCFGB Annual General Meeting
Monday 8 July, 18.30 - 21.00
At the Reed Smith offices
All members are welcome - Free of charge


 

 

Ambassador's Brief
Thursday 4 July, 18.00 - 19.30
At The Residence of the French Ambassador

It is a great pleasure that we inform you that H.E. Mr Bernard Emié, French Ambassador to the United Kingdom, will be present and will say a few words




 

Diner des Chefs at Club Gascon 
Wednesday 3 July
The French Chamber of Commerce and its Luxury Club are pleased to announce that its next Diner des Chefs will take place at Club Gascon, with award winning chef Pascal Aussignac
With the generous support of Pernod-Ricard and Club Gascon




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Summer Champagne Reception
Monday 17 June, 18.30 - 20.30
At the Trafalgar Hotel
In partnership with Vranken Pommery



 

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Claudio Monteverdi and Les Arts Florissants
Saturday 15 June, 19.30 - 21.00
At the Barbican Hall
Sponsored by Alstom


 

 

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VIP Mornings
George Bellows (1882-1925): Modern American Life'
Friday 24 May, 8.30 - 9.30
At the Royal Academy of Arts
Open to Patron members' Main rep only and their spouses - free




 

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Rendez-vous chez... The East India Company
Wednesday 15 May, 18.30 - 20.30
At The East India Company
In partnership with The East India Company


 

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Luxury Club Breakfast on Art and Luxury
Tuesday 14 May, 08.00 - 10.00
At the Royal Academy of Arts

With guest of honour Dr Charles Saumarez Smith CBE, Secretary and Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Arts, and guest speaker Nigel Hurst, Chief Executive of the Saatchi Gallery.
By invitation only


 

 

Quarterly Economic Update
Friday 10 May, 8.15 - 10.00
Guest speaker: Paul Mortimer-Lee, Global Head of Market Economics, BNP Paribas




 

 

French vs Australian Wines
Wednesday 8 May, 18.45 - 21.00
At the Australia House
Open to Patron and Corporate members' Main rep only



 


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Luxury Club: Dîner des Chefs
Monday 29 April, 19.00 - 21.30
At L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon
With the generous support of Pernod Ricard UK



 

 

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VIP Morning for Patron Members
Friday 26 April, 08.30 - 10.00
At the Royal Academy of Arts
Modern American Life will be the first retrospective of works by American realist painter George Bellows to be held in the UK.



 

 

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Member to Member Cocktail and Exhibition
Wednesday 24 April, 18.00 - 21.00
At the Royal Garden Hotel




 

Relais & Châteaux - Dîner des Grands Chefs
Monday, 22 April, from 19.00
At Old Billingsgate
Organised by Relais & Châteaux
In partnership with the French Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain



 


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Luxury Wine Master Class
Thursday 18 April, 18.30 – 21.00
Sponsored by the
Conseil des Vins de Saint-Emilion
At Harrods




 

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VIP Morning for Patron Members

Friday 22 March from 08:00
"Manet: Portraying Life"
At the Royal Academy of Arts
The French Chamber and the Royal Academy of Arts are delighted to invite you to discover the first ever retrospective devoted to the portraiture of Edouard Manet




 

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Business in Society for Patron Members
Wednesday 20 March, from 7pm - 9.30pm
At Tate Modern
The French Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain and Mazars are pleased to invite you to attend the event “Business in Society” co-organised by your fellow patron member Mazars and the leading think tank Tomorrow’s Company.
A panel of experts will debate the widely held conviction that a new relationship is needed between business and society


 

 

 

 

 

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Finance Forum
Thursday 21 March 2013, 08.30 - 10.30.
Co-chaired by Patrick Gougeon, UK Director, ESCP Europe and John Peachey, Managing Director - CFO Global Markets, HSBC Bank Plc.
Theme: 'New Currencies: Export Dimension and Access to Markets'.
Speakers: Frédéric Bourgeois, Managing Director, Coface and Ray Moore, Director - Global Trade and Receivables Finance, HSBC Bank Plc


 

 

HR Forum
Wednesday 20 March 2013, 08.30 - 10.00.
Chaired by Rose Gledhill, HR Director - Northern Europe, International SOS. Theme: 'Corporate Volunteering'. Guest Speakers: Michelle Dawson, Director of Community Operations, East London Business Alliance and Stéphanie Pullès, Head of Corporate Responsibility, Bouygues UK




 


Business Club Cocktail Event

Wednesday 13 March, 18.30 - 20.30
Sponsored by Locate Jersey
Guest Speakers: Senator Maclean, Jersey’s Economic Development Minister
and Richard Corrigan, Head of Business Development for Jersey Finance
Hosted at the Sofitel London St James


 

 

 

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Indulgence at Robuchon
Tuesday 4 March 2013, 19.00 - 21.00
Organised exclusively for Personal Assistants
At L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon


 

 

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SME & Entrepreneurs Club
Wednesday 27 February 2013, 08.30 - 10.00am
Co-chaired by Frédéric Larquetoux, Senior Manager, Financial Accounting Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP and Sébastien Delecour, Managing Director, Doublet UK Ltd
Theme: 'Logistical and Operational Challenges'
Session led by David Franks, Managing Director, Glacia




 

Finance Forum
Tuesday 12 February 2013, 10.00 - 12.00.
Co-chaired by Patrick Gougeon, UK Director, ESCP Europe and John Peachey, Managing Director - CFO Global Markets, HSBC Bank Plc.
Theme: 'Financial Regulations: Review and Perspectives'.
Speaker:
Cecilia Thorn, Head of European Affairs, Financial Reporting Council





 

Climate Change Forum
Tuesday 5 February 2013, 10.00 - 12.00
Chaired by Richard Brown, Chairman, Eurostar International Ltd.
Theme: 'Making the UK's Electricity Market Reforms a Success'
Speaker: Dr. Chris Anastasi, Head of Government Affairs, Policy and Regulation at GDF Suez Energy UK-Europe



 

 

CEO Breakfast
Thursday 31 January 2013, 08.00 - 10.00
Sponsored by PAUL UK
Guest Speaker: Maxime Holder, Chairman PAUL UK
Hosted at the Andaz Hotel



 

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HR Forum
Wednesday 30 January 2013, 08.30 - 10.00.
Chaired by Rose Gledhill, HR Director - Northern Europe, International SOS.
Guest Speaker: Matt Griffin, Recruitment Manager - Northern Europe, International SOS.
Theme: 'Managing Human Capital: Resourcing and Retention Strategies'





 

SME & Entrepreneurs Club: 'Win your next big pitch' Workshop
Wednesday 23 January 2013, 08.30 - 10.00.
Chaired by Frédéric Larquetoux, Ernst & Young LLP and Sébastien Delecour, Doublet UK Ltd.
Guest speaker: Jeanne Monchovet, Founder, Olystix




 

 

Ambassador's Brief
Monday 17 December 2012, 18.00 - 19.30
Hosted at The Residence of the French Ambassador


 

 

Les Arts Florissants (conducted by William Christie)
Thursday 13 December 2012, from 19.00
At the 
Barbican Centre
Sponsored by Alstom, Principal Sponsor of the Arts Florissants
For Patron Members



 

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Christmas Party
Tuesday 11 December 2012, 20.30 - 00.00

Hosted at the French Institute
Sponsored by Renault

In partnership with Alain Ducasse, La Cave à Fromage, Ladurée,Options, Pom Pom Factory and The French Institute.


 

 

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Climate Change Forum
Tuesday 11 December 2012, 10.00 - 12.00 at the Chamber.
Session chaired by Stephen Burgin, UK Country President, Alstom.
Guest speaker: Simon Pringle, Head of Sustainability and Cleantech, BDO LLP.
Theme: 'Funding the Green Economy'

 
 
 
Thursday 6 December 2012, 08.30 - 10.30 at the Chamber.Chaired by Patrick Gougeon, UK Director of ESCP Europe and John Peachey, MD and Global Head of Financing Solution Group HSBC.
Guest speaker: Michael Troege, Professor of Finance at ESCP Europe
Theme: 'The role of rating agencies'

 
 
 
HR Forum
Tuesday 4 December 2012, 08.30 - 10.00 at the Chamber
Chaired by Rose Gledhill, HR Director, Northern Europe International SOS
Guest speaker: Eve Mathieu, Resourcing, Talent & Development Director at EDF Energy
Theme: 'International Mobility'


 

 

Annual Financial Lunch
Monday 3 December 2012, 12.00 - 14.30
Guest Speaker: Benoît Coeuré, Executive Board, Member of the ECB
Theme :
The euro-area crisis: where do we stand?
Hosted at The Dorchester
Sponsored by Société Générale Corporate and Investment Banking
In Partnership with Château MONCONSEIL GAZIN


 

 

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VIP morning for Patron members 
Friday 30 November 2012, 08.00 - 10.00
The French Chamber and the Royal Academy of Arts are delighted to invite you to discover the fantastic Bronze exhibition featuring some of the world’s finest bronzes from antiquity to the present

 

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Franco British Business Awards Dinner
Wednesday 21 November 2012, 19.00 - 22.30
At the ME London Hotel
Sponsored by Barclays, Eurostar, and Mazars
Co-organised with the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce
& Industry in France.
For more information about the Awards, please click here.


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Patron Event
Wednesday 24 October 2012, From 18.30
UEFA Champions League match Arsenal vs Schalke 04.
At the Emirates Stadium



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Annual Gala Dinner

Tuesday 23 October 2012, 19.00 - 23.30

Gold Sponsor : Ernst & Young, International SOS

Silver Sponsor: Accor, EasyJet, EDF energy and HSBC
Partners: Perrier-Jouët, Les Vins du Médoc, Les Vins de Graves
Guest Speaker: Sir Martin Sorrell, Chief Executive Officer, WPP Group
Hosted at the Landmark London Hotel  

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VIP mornings for Patron members
Friday 19 October 2012, 8.30 - 10.30
At the Royal Academy
Bronze exhibition featuring some of the world's finest bronzes from antiquity to the present.



 

 

 

Indulgence at Robuchon
Monday 15 October 2012, 19.00 - 21.00
Organised exclusively for Personal Assistants
At L'Atelier Joël Robuchon


 

 

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Luxury Cocktail Evening
Wednesday 10 October 2012, 19.00 - 21.00
Hosted by Walpole and the Luxury Club,
I
n association with the Financial Times
With the generous support of: Pernod Ricard and the May Fair Hotel
By invitation only




 

HR & CSR Joint Forum
Tuesday 9 October 2012, 08.30 - 10.00
Chaired by Rose Gledhill, HR Director, Northern Europe International SOS and David Glass, Senior Partner, Pritchard Englefield
Theme :'Staff engagement through the prism of sport'
With guest speaker Tim Lawler, Chief Executive, SportsAid




 
Thursday 4 October 2012, 08.15 - 10.00 
Chaired by Philippe Chalon, Director of External Affairs at International SOS & Managing Director of the Cercle d'outre-Manche
With guest speaker Stephen Nickell, CBE, FBA
At the French Chamber of Commerce


 
 
 
Wednesday 26 September 2012, 18.30 - 21.00
Sponsored by AXA



 

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Climate Change Forum
Tuesday 25 September 2012, 10.00 - 12.00
Chaired by Richard Brown, Chairman Eurostar International Ltd
Theme: "Smart metering, smart grid"
At the French Chamber of Commerce


 

 

 

International Wine Tasting
Wednesday 12 September 2012, 18.30 - 20.30
In partnership with Enologia
Co-organised by the Austrian, Argentinian, French, Georgian, Italian and Swiss Chambers of Commerce in Great-Britain
At Chinawhite



 

 

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Summer Champagne Reception
Wednesday 11 July 2012, 18.30 - 20.30
In partnership with Champagne VIRGINIE T.
Kindly hosted at the St Ermin's Hotel


 

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Finance Forum
Monday 9 July 2012, 08.30 - 10.30
Chaired by Patrick Gougeon, UK Director ESCP Europe and John Peachey, Managing Director and Global Head of Financing Solution Group HSBC
Theme: "Mid-Caps and Corporate Financing"

At the French Chamber of Commerce

By application only



 

 

Summer Patron Event at Waddesdon Manor
Friday 6 July 2012, 15.00 - 22.30
Visit of Chardin and Edmund de Waal exhibitions followed by a Dinner hosted by Lord Rothschild
Transport to and from Waddesdon Manor kindly offered by Renault
Patron Members only




 

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CEO Breakfast
Thursday 5 July 2012, 08.00 - 10.00
In partnership with
Ladurée UK Ltd
Guest Speaker: Carolyn McCall OBE, Chief Executive of easyJet
At theAndaz Hotel


 

 

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Climate Change Forum
Tuesday 26 June 2012, 10.00 - 12.00
Chaired by Richard Brown, Chairman Eurostar International Ltd
At the French Chamber of Commerce
By application only




 

 

HSBC Economic Seminar: "Which perspectives for Europe? Economic and Forex considerations"
Wednesday 20 June 2012, 18.00 - 21.00
Sponsored by HSBC
Speakers: The Rt. Hon. Lord (Robin) Janvrin GCB, GCVO, deputy chairman of HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd, Janet Henry, HSBC Chief European Economist
David Bloom
, Global Head of Foreign Exchange Strategy for HSBC
At HSBC St James's Street Offices




 

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HR Forum
Tuesday 19 June 2012, 08.30 - 10.00
Chaired by Rose Gledhill, HR Director - Northern Europe International SOS.
Theme: "An open Conversation on Fairness" 
A
t the French Chamber of Commerce.
Open to HR Directors and Managers, Members of the Chambers only





 
   

Cross Cultural Relations Forum 2nd Evening Debate
Tuesday 12 June 2012, 18.00 - 20.30
Chaired by Peter Alfandary, Deputy President of the French Chamber of Commerce
With Guest Speakers: Lady Sylvia Jay CBE, Chairman of L'Oréal UK Ltd, and Vincent de Rivaz CBE, Chief Executive of EDF Energy.
At the Résidence de France
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Design & Champagne Evening
Wednesday 30 May 2012, 18.30 - 20.30

Indulge in champagne and canapés, whilst you browse the latest indoor/outdoor collection along with other new designs and the existing range.
Guests will receive a fantastic 25% discount on all purchases of Ligne Roset furniture and accessories.

At Ligne Roset Westend showroom



 

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CCFGB Annual General Meeting
Thursday 24 May 2012, 18.30 - 21.00
It is a great pleasure that we inform you that H.E. Mr Bernard Emié, French Ambassador to the United Kingdom, will be present and will say a few words.
At the Reed Smith offices
All members are welcome - Free of charge




 


NEW! Learn & Network event
The French Chamber is launching a new type of event which will allow you to “Learn” on a specific topic and “network” with like-minded professionals.
Tuesday 15 May 2012, 18.00 - 21.00

Theme:
"Retirement savings and transfers of UK pension funds to France"

Sponsored by
Fern Hill SARL - The Partnership
At the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, London




 

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Climate Change Forum
Tuesday 15 May 2012, 10.00 - 12.00

Chaired by Richard Brown, Chairman Eurostar International Ltd
At the
French Chamber of Commerce
By application only





 

 

SME and Entrepreneurs Club
Wednesday 9 May 2012, 08.30 - 10.00
Guest Speakers: Janet Coyle, Associate Director 2012 Games, London & Partners, Sébastien Delecour, Managing Director, Doublet and Brett Taylor, Chief Executive, London Business Network
Theme: "Beyond the Games, the case for a great business legacy"
Co-chaired by Nathalie Zimmermann - Nénon, Director and Founder of NZ Consulting and Frédéric Larquetoux, Senior Manager, Financial Accounting Advisory Services, Ernst&Young.

At the
French Chamber of Commerce.
Open to all SMEs and Entrepreneurs, members of the Chamber





 

 

150th Anniversary of Ladurée
Tuesday 8 May 2012, 18.30 - 21.30

At Ladurée Covent Garden
Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of famed Parisian Fabricant de Douceurs
More details will follow soon

Patron Members only



 

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Finance Forum
Thursday 3 May 2012, 08.30 - 10.30

Chaired by Patrick Gougeon, UK Director ESCP Europe and John Peachey, Managing Director and Global Head of Financing Solution Group HSBC
Theme:
“The unintended consequences of the regulations”
At the French Chamber of Commerce
By application only






 

 

CSR Forum
Thursday 26 April 2012, 08.30 - 10.00
Chaired by Christophe Gasc, BPM Alliance Manager, North East Europe, IBM UK and Deputy Chaired by David Glass, Senior Partner, Pritchard Englefield

Guest speakers: Philippa Foster Back, OBE, Director of the Institute of Business Ethics (IBE) and Jean-Michel Grand Executive Director, ACTION AGAINST HUNGER (ACF-UK)
At the
French Chamber of Commerce
More details will follow soon





 

 

HR Forum
Tuesday 24 April 2012, 08.30 - 10.00

Chaired by Rose Gledhill, HR Director of International SOS.
Theme: "War for talent"
With Guest speaker: Laurent Grossi, UK Head of HR, Exane BNP Paribas
At the French Chamber of Commerce.
Open to HR Directors and Managers, Members of the Chambers only




 

 

Member to Member Cocktail Evening & Exhibition
Wednesday 4 April 2012, 18.00 - 21.00
The largest cocktail of the year attracting over 250 participants and 20 exhibitors every year.
Hosted at the Royal Garden Hotel




 

 

Seminar: " London Property - The New Gold Rush?"
Thursday 29 March 2012, 8.00 - 10.00 

Sponsored by Gregory Rowcliffe Milners and Knight Frank
This seminar will provide an overview of the London residential property market as a field of investment, aim to predict future trends for 2012 , summarise the legal process in purchasing a property and the resulting tax consequences.
At Knight Frank's Offices




 

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One day training: Be better at selling yourself and your company
Wednesday 21 March 2012, 09.00 - 17.00
Co-organised
with The Kingstree Group
At the offices of The Kingstree Group
More details will follow soon





 

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Special Trade Delegation to Leeds
Thursday 8 March 2012, 07.30 - 21.30
Led by H. E Mr Bernard Emié, French Ambassador to the UK.
This delegation is a unique opportunity to meet key local figures and businesses.
By invitation only





 

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Patron Event - Exclusive Preview Screening of "Bel Ami"
Thursday 1 March 2012, 19.00 - 22.30
Sponsored by
Cinémoi
The screening will be introduced by Jonathan Ross. The evening will also feature a G.H. Mumm Champagne reception and canapés.
Hosted at the Charlotte Street Hotel
Patron Members only





 

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Luxury Club Breakfast
Wednesday 29 February 2012, 08.30 - 10.00

Chaired by Thierry Outin, Managing Director of Hermès GB
Guest Speakers: John Ayton, Founder of Links of London
Chairman, Annoushka and Bremont Watch Company
Director of Walpole, Founder and Chairman of Walpole Brands of Tomorrow and Stephen Etheridge, Group Chief Executive at Church & Co
Guest of Honour: Lucia Van Der Post, Associate Editor of Financial Times How To Spend It Magazine
Theme: "QUINTESSENTIALLY BRITISH: Luxury from a local perspective"
At the
Connaught Hotel
By invitation only





 

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CEO Breakfast
Wednesday 1 February 2012, 08.00 - 10.00

Guest Speaker: Jean-Dominique Mallet, CEO of Veolia Environmental Services UK
Theme:
"We are rubbish! Rubbish is what we do – it’s our business and our passion.
This “rubbish business” is worth around £13 billion a year here in the UK and it’s one that simply no one can escape from. Our view is that rubbish is not rubbish in fact it’s a valuable precious resource”.

At the
Andaz Hotel




 

 


Patron Event - The reveal of the DS5

Thursday 26 January 2012, 18.30 - 21.30

Sponsored by Citroën
Michelin award winning Chef Jean-Christophe Novelli designed a menu of contemporary and mouth-watering canapés to appeal to the audience. The tone of the evening was set with some excellent Jazz music played by a live band.
Hosted at the Hospital Club
Patron members only




 

Citroen CMYK

Patron Members Dinner at "The Balcon"
Saturday 10 December 2011, from 18.30
Sponsored by the Sofitel London St James
Patron Members only



The_Balcon

Sofitel_London_St_James




Christmas Cocktail Event

Tuesday 6 December 2011, 18.30 - 21.00
Sponsored by easyJet
Guest Speaker: Olivier Girault, Captain of the French Handball team
Hosted at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel London



 

easyJet



McGuireWoods Seminar

Wednesday 23 November 2011, 18.00 - 21.00
Sponsored by McGuireWoods
Guest Speakers: Martin Borrett, Director of the IBM Institute of Advanced Security in Europe, Iain Bourne, Group Manager, Bénedicte Raevens, Partner, Phillip R. Rees, Partner, Paul Van den Bulck, Partner and Andrea Ward, Senior Associate.
Theme: "Privacy: it's nothing personal
A data protection update on surveillance, monitoring, e-discovery and security issues."
Hosted at McGuireWoods' London Offices



 

 

McGuireWoods



Luxury Club

Tuesday 22 November 2011, 8.30 - 10.00
Chaired by Thierry Outin, Managing Director of Hermès GB
Guest Speakers: Dame Judith Mayhew Jonas, DBE London & Partners Board Chairman and New Est End Company Chairman, and Heather Hancock, Lead Partner for London 2012, Deloitte MCS Ltd.
Theme: "The Olympic Games and Luxury Retail: what is the winning
At The Quince Salon of The May Fair Hotel London
By invitation only




 

 

 

Annual Financial Lunch

Friday 18 November 2011, 12.00 - 14.30
Sponsored by Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking
Guest Speaker: Angela Knight, Chief Executive of British Bankers' Association
Theme: "Threats to London competitiveness as a financial center."
Hosted at the
Corinthia Hotel London


 

 

Société Générale - Corporate & Investment Banking

 

International Wine Tasting - 3rd Edition

Thursday 17 November 2011, 18.30 - 20.30
Co-organised by the Argentine, Austrian, French, Italian, Mexican, Spanish Chambers of Commerce in UK
Hosted at the Melia White House



 

 

Drapeaux



Franco British Business Awards Dinner
Tuesday 15 November 2011, 19.00 - 22.00

Sponsored by Barclays, Chez Gérard, and Mazars
Partner: Invest in France Agency
Guest Speakers: Nicola Barré, Deputy Managing Editor, Les Echos, and Hugh Carnegy, European Managing Editor, Financial Times
In partnership with the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce & Industry in France.
Hosted by the
Cercle de L'Union Interalliée, 33 Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris



 

 

Barclays

Chez Gérard

Mazars



Ambassador's Brief

Thursday 10 November 2011, 18.00 - 19.30
Themes: "Outcome of the G20 Cannes summit; agenda of the forthcoming anglo-french summit."
At the Residence of His Excellency the French Ambassador to the UK.

Patron & Corporate Members only



 

 

 

 

Annual Gala Dinner

Tuesday 8 November 2011, 19.00 - 23.30
Platinum sponsors: Deloitte, EDF, HSBC
Silver sponsor: Accor
Guest Speaker: Paul Deighton, Chief Executive Officer of LOCOG
Hosted at the Landmark London Hotel



 

 Deloitte
EDF


HSBC

 

 

CEO Breakfast
Wednesday 2 November 2011, 08.00 - 10.00
Sponsored by Relais & Châteaux
Guest Speaker: Arnaud Bamberger, Executive Chairman of Cartier UK
Theme: "Luxury: Client needs and brand communication in a changing world."
Hosted at the Connaught Hotel





 

Relais & Châteaux

 

Nordic Experience
Wednesday 26 October 2011, 18.30 - 20.30
A gastronomic experience prepared by Chef Christoffer Hruskova with a variety of natural wines. Kindly hosted by North Road, recently awarded its first Michelin Star





 

North Road



Dîner de la Rentrée

Wednesday 5 October 2011, 19.30 - 23.00
Sponsored by Eurostar
Guest Speaker: Nicolas Petrovic, Chief Executive Officer of Eurostar
Hosted at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel





 

Eurostar UK

 

 



CEO Breakfast

Thursday 22 September 2011, 08.00 - 10.00
Sponsored by Bridor UK - FB Solution
Guest Speaker: Jean-Jacques Gautrot, Chairman & CEO of Areva UK
Theme: "The nuclear industry post-Fukushima."
Hosted at the Andaz Hotel




 

Bridor UK - FB Solution


Luxury Club Event - Dîner des Chefs, 3rd Edition

Monday 19 September 2011, 19.00 - 22.30
Hosted by Pierre Gagnaire, a Triple Michelin starred Masterchef, at Sketch.
By invitation only




 

Sketch


Business Club Cocktail Event

Wednesday 14 September 2011, 18.30 - 20.30
Sponsored by Société Générale Hambros
Guest Speakers: Renaud Billard, Head of French Team, and Geraldine Appert, International Wealth Planner
Theme: "International wealth planning and wealth management for UK residents non domiciled"
Hosted at the Sofitel London St James




 

Société Générale Private Banking


Emirates Cup Tournament 2011

Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 July 2011, 14.00 - 18.00
Kindly hosted by Arsenal Football Club
Patron Members only



 

ArsenalEmirates_Cup_Website


Summer Champagne Reception

Tuesday 12 July 2011, 18.00 - 20.00
Main Speaker: Douglas McHugh, General Manager of the St Ermin's Hotel
Hosted at the St Ermin's Hotel
In partnership with FrenchBubbles


 

 

St Ermin's Hotel

FrenchBubbles


 



Patron Event - Cendrillon Premiere

Tuesday 5 July 2011, 18.00 - 23.00
Main Sponsor Pernod Ricard UK
Supporting Sponsor BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions
At the Royal Opera House

Patron Members only





 

Pernod Ricard UK
BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions



Meet the French Olympic Committee (CNOSF), Learn more about the Club France, Get set for the Olympics!
Tuesday 21 June 2011, 19.00 - 21.00
Sponsored by the Comité National Olympique et Sportif Français
Guest Speaker: Denis Masseglia, President of the CNOSF
At Tower Bridge Walkays
Patron & Corporate members only





 

 



One day training - Become an expert in spoken communication

Tuesday 14 June 2011, 09.00 - 17.00
Co-organised with The Kingstree Group
At the Kingstree Group, 68 Chandos Place, WC2N 4HG London



 

 

The Kingstree Group


International Wine Tasting - 2nd Edition

Tuesday 7 June 2011, 18.00 - 20.00
Hosted at Gaucho Piccadilly
Co-organised by the Argentine, Austrian, French, Italian, Spanish Chambers of Commerce in UK




 

drapeaux-website

 
  
New: Corporate Members Cocktail Event
Tuesday 31 May 2011, 18.00 - 20.00
At the Corinthia Hotel London
For our Corporate and Patron Members




 

Corinthia_London



Patron Event: Private View of the Watteau Exhib
ition

Wednesday 25 May 2011, 18.45 - 21.00
Sponsored by CB Richard Ellis
At the Royal Academy of Arts
Patron Members only  




 

CB-Richard-Ellis



The impact of Basel II and III regulations on Corporate / Bank relationships

Tuesday 17 May 2011, 18.00 - 20.30
Sponsored and hosted by HSBC
Focus on the Financial reform, explanation and interactive debate between speakers with moderator.





 

HSBC


Annual General Meeting

Thursday 12 May 2011, 18.30 - 20.00
At Reed Smith offices



 

 

Networking Champagne Reception
Wednesday 13 April 2011, 18.00 - 20.00
Kindly hosted by the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel


 

 

Hotel Renaissance st Pancras

 

Member to Member Cocktail: Cocktail Event & Exhibition
Thursday 24 March 2011, 18.00 - 20.30
Hosted at the Royal Garden Hotel



 

 

Luxury Club Event - Dîner des Chefs, 2nd Edition
7th and 28th March 2011, 18.00 - 22.30

Guest Speaker: Raymond Blanc, Chef Patron and Chairman at the Manoir aux Quat'Saisons
Hosted at Raymond Blanc's Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons



 

 le Manoir aux 4'Saisons



Patron Gastronomic Dinner

Tuesday 1 March 2011, 19.00 - 22.30
Hosted at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel



 

 Hotel Renaissance St Pancras



CEO Breakfast

Thursday 17 February 2011, 8:15 - 10:00
Guest speaker: Stephen Burgin, UK Country President of Alstom
Hosted at the Andaz Hotel



 

 



Business Club Cocktail Event

Tuesday 8 February 2011, 18.00 - 20.00
Sponsored by Lombard International Assurance S.A.
Guest speaker: John Stone, Chairman, Lombard International Assurance S.A., Chris Edward, Senior Wealth Planner and Sophie Lhermerout, Sales & Marketing Consultant France
Theme: "Wealth Planning for French Nationals Living in the UK"
Hosted at the Four Seasons Hotel




 

 Lombard



Retail Industry Event

Thursday 27 January 2011,18.00 - 20.00
Sponsored by Chanel
Guest speaker: Michael Ward, Managing Director of Harrods
Hosted at the
Connaught Hotel



 

 

 

 

 

Luxury Club Cocktail with Pernod Ricard

Wednesday 24 May, 18.30 - 21.00
At the Connaught Hotel

Organised exclusively for Luxury Club members and Patron members (Main representative) & their spouses
By invitation only


Jardin Blanc at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 

Thursday 25 May, 19.00 - 21.00
At the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Organised exclusively for Patron members (Main representative) & their spouses 
By invitation only

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