France was at IMEX America 2013

France was at IMEX America 2013

Atout France and its 26 partners attended IMEX Amercia 2013. Here are the list of the French partners:

France: Air FranceBlue Yellow France, IkebanaLafayette TravelOvation France

ParisDomaine de ChantillyGaleries LafayetteInterContinental Paris Le GrandLes FontainesParis Convention BureauParis Marriott Opera AmbassadorSofitel Arc de TriompheViparisYachts de Paris

French Riviera and ProvenceCannes Convention BureauHotels Majestic Barriere and Gray d'AlbionHotel Royal RivieraInterContinental Marseille - Hotel Dieu, Nice-Acropolis,Congress and Exhibition CenterNice Convention BureauNovotel Cannes MontfleuryMarseille Convention Bureau

Lyon, South-East of France: Lyon Convention Bureau 

Toulouse, South-West of France: Toulouse Convention Bureau 

Strasbourg, North-East of France: Strasbourg Convention and Exhibition Center 

French CaribbeanSaint-Martin Promotional Bureau

On Tuesday, October 15, Atout France hosted the "Party à la Française", where visitors were greeted by the charater "Marie-Antoinette" and a French aperitif followed by an overview of Le Domaine de Chantilly, one of France's most popular film locations captured in several scenes from director Sofia Coppola's movie Marie-Antoinette. Teabags from luxury tea company Nina's Paris and perfume samples from Le Domaine de Chantilly were distributed. 

The festivities continued on Wednesday, October 16 with the EURO Party, showcasting the best of Marseille, the 2013 European Capital of Culture. With information on the new non-stop flight from New York JFK, the openings of the InterContinental Hotel, the MuCEM museum (Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations) and new office of Lafayette Travel DMC, visitors saw that Marseille truly merits its designation. Marseille representatives gave guests an insight into Southern France with Provencal finger food, French rosé wines, lavender, L'Occitane en Provence products and the internationally renowned soap, "Savon de Marseille". 

More than 450 Hosted Buyers visited France at IMEX America showing that France remains a very attractive destination for Meetings & Incentives. 

For more information: Email or call Anne-Sophie Rabreaud, Manager Meetings & Incentives - 212-745-0961