ACSEL, the association of digital economy is the French hub of the digital transformation.
Based on an active and multi-sector network of nearly 150 major groups and midcap company, and 1,200 professionals, the Association becomes the reference portal of the digital ecosystem that brings together and animates all businesses, organizations and public authorities engaged in the digital transformation.
ACSEL's mission is to create the conditions for success in the digital transformation of the French economy.
BeCommerce is the Belgian association for companies active in distance selling focusing on e-commerce. With its knowledge center and label certification for e-commerce sites, BeCommerce encourages the further growth of the eCommerce sector and the strenghtening of customer confidence.
The German Federal Association of Online Trade (Bundesverband Onlinehandel e.V.) is the visible voice of the respectable online retailers. We advocate and stakeholder of the medium-sized online retail enterprises (SMEs) in terms of national and European policy to the achievement of a fair, safe and successful online trading for all those involved. Our special focus is selling on marketplaces. We are working for a European Digital Single Market DSM with SMEs trading without any restrictions.
- Legal certainty for eCommerce
- Elimination of all kind of restrictions and bans
- Integration of eCommerce in training
- Promoting selling on marketplaces and cross-border
- Area-wide access to fast internet
Cap Digital is the French business cluster for digital content and services. Cap Digital was created as a result of a public policy for the development of economic sectors with strong growth potential located in the same geographical area. Since 2009, the cluster has been implementing the Paris Region’s strategy for digital content and services and promoting competitiveness within the digital and media industry. Our 900 members are primarily innovative SMEs but also major universities, higher education establishments, research labs, and corporations focused on a specific technology-driven industry (Triple helix cluster). They represent French digital industry’s most active players.
CMD (CERCLE MARKETING DIRECT)
The CMD (Direct Marketing Circle) brings together nearly 400 members and organizes more than 40 events by year in Paris but also in regional delegations in North, East, Rhone-Alps, Mediterranean and Western Atlantic. CMD is the reference network for professionals of direct and digital marketing, a friendly space for meeting, sharing and intelligence at the service of its members. The CMD offers its members many services: conferences, "Networking", awards, collaborative press reviews, e-newsletter, workshops, training tutorials, legal assistance, membership directory ...
Chairman: Florent Argentier
Contact: Magali Rebeyrat, [email protected], tel: +33 (0)1 42 56 38 86
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY OF PARIS
Representing nearly 800,000 companies, CCI Paris Ile-de-France is actively engaged with the actors involved in the regional economy, whether they are business leaders, decision makers, students, trainees or employees in continuing education.
Throughout a territory that includes Paris, Seine-et-Marne, Versailles-Yvelines, Essonne, Hauts-de-Seine, Seine-Saint-Denis, Val-de-Marne and Val -d'Oise, the CCI's mission consists in representing companies to help them grow, training men and women for the challenges of tomorrow, making business projects grow and promoting Paris region to enlarge its influence.
Founded in 2008, the CPA is an association composed of companies and entrepreneurs of Performance Marketing for business development and digital innovation.
The role of the CPA is multiple:
- Promoting and analyzing marketing activity performance
- Developing the business of its members and their industry
- Raising the skills of its members in training and facilitating recruitment
- Suggesting a training directory for active monitoring of all Performance subjects
- Collective and individual defense of interests and rights of its members through publications such as white papers, Charter, Infographics, good practice guides etc.
- The preservation of ethical standards among its members
The CPA is now composed of original members, actors from Performance Marketing - technical players and software companies.
FCA is the French trade association representing Cooperative and associated trade partner networks and that are organised into groups: E. Leclerc, Mousquetaires, U, Intersport, Orpi, Gitem, Euronics, JouéClub Baby 9, Krys, Passion Beauté ... in total 153 stores in 30 trade and service sectors that offer a multitude of opportunities to create or take over a point of sale with the support of a network.
The network of cooperative and associated trade represents 30% of the French retail sector and records every year even higher market performances. In 2014, the network generated a turnover of nearly 143 billion euros. The FCA informs and advises project developers and supports the creation of networks.
FEDERATION FRANÇAISE DES FRANCHISES (FFF)
Since its creation in 1971, FFF has had one ambition: to make the franchise the best tool for developing modern commerce.
With some 140 member networks selected on ethical criteria, representing 40% of French franchisees, the FFF is a key interface between government, network designers, entrepreneurs and investors.
The Académie de la Franchise, a continuous training school, provides franchisors, prospective franchisors, franchisees and prospective franchisees with the training and information they need to grow and export themselves.
It dialogues with the public authorities and local elected officials on the essential modernization of trade and shopping services, where the franchise is one of the most powerful vectors.
Through its exchange and research programs, it contributes to the ongoing evolution of the franchise: a strategy now used by over 1350 sales networks in France, i.e.; some 51,000 retail outlets.
The franchise sector in France is experiencing growth rates of around 10% (in terms of the number of new networks and outlets) in the most dynamic sectors (personal services, specialist food). An undeniable success that supports, encourages and nurtures the ambition of the FFF, the spokesman for entrepreneurs who create and develop as franchises.
The French Federation of E-commerce and Distance Selling was created in 1957. Today, it brings together 580 companies and some 800 websites. It is the representative organisation for the e-commerce and distance selling sector. The FEVAD’s principal mission is to collect and disseminate information to improve knowledge of the sector and promote the sustainable and ethical development of distance selling and e-commerce in France.
With more than 36,000 member companies in France and more than 1 million around the world, GS1 has been dedicated to the design and implementation of global standards and solutions to facilitate seamless exchanges of information between trading partners for the past 40 years.
GS1 is involved in more than 20 different industry sectors (retail, FMCG, ecommerce, healthcare, transport and logistics, defense…) and supports SMEs as well as multinationals in the implementation of bar codes, digital commerce, data synchronization and RFID.
MOBILE MARKETING ASSOCIATION FRANCE
Créée en décembre 2002, la Mobile Marketing Association France a pour mission première d'accélérer la transformation et l'innovation du Marketing grâce au Mobile.
La Mobile Marketing Association France, association de loi 1901, est la seule association dédiée au marketing, à la publicité, au CRM et au Commerce sur mobile et tablette en France. Elle regroupe les acteurs majeurs de ce média : agences conseils, annonceurs, régies, prestataires, instituts de mesure, opérateurs mobiles.
L'Association a pour objectif de rassembler les acteurs du marketing et de la publicité souhaitant œuvrer au développement de ce marché sur mobile et sur tablette. La Mobile Marketing Association France définit des positions communes sur des points clés de l'activité, propose des critères normatifs de bonne conduite et donne accès à des informations marché à échelle européenne ou mondiale.
L'Association comprend aujourd'hui plus de 100 membres et constitue ainsi l'organisme professionnel de référence sur le marché auprès des annonceurs, des institutions, des associations professionnelles.
Son accord avec la Mobile Marketing Association Global en fait une association internationale : la Mobile Marketing Association est une organisation mondiale comptant plus de 800 sociétés membres dans le monde.
Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global company providing information and insights, who is leading in marketing and consumer information, TV audience and other media, online intelligence, mobile audience.
Nielsen operates in around 100 countries worldwide and is headquartered in New York, USA and Diemen, the Netherlands.
The National Union of direct communication “SNCD”, from data to logistics, is the professional organisation for providers of the suppliers in direct communication and relationship marketing. The Sncd gathers nearly 200 members who are committed to offer their services in respect of ethics and good practice of the profession. These professionals integrate new communication channels and efficient technologies. They offer extensive expertise to all the professions represented.
THE RETAIL ACADEMY
„What does successful selling need?“ This is the central question at all events of The Retail Academy, irrespective of format. These events are a platform for knowledge transfer and further training. The Events, Workshops and Retail Tours are aimed at all experts, from the managing director to the trainee, whose work involves creating the framework conditions on the sales floor and redesigning them daily.
The Retail Academy is an independent institution providing a platform for strategists, designers and sales partners from the retail sector to share experiences. The Academy forms the framework for practice-based knowledge transfer, further professional training and open discussions between experienced experts and participants.
The task of the Academy is to bring together people who speak from experience with those who wish to learn. With this aim in mind, The Retail Academy creates a new area and a meeting place.