L’Association des Agences-Conseils en Communication, est un syndicat professionnel créé en 1972, il regroupe plus de 200 entreprises qui emploient aujourd’hui près de 12 000 salariés. Fédération de métiers, l’AACC est organisée en 7 délégations qui couvrent l’ensemble des disciplines de la profession : Corporate, Customer Marketing, Digital, Production, Publicité, Santé et Outre-Mer. Elle dispose de commissions transversales qui accompagnent les agences-membres sur des sujets fondamentaux : talents, juridique, droit social, finance, développement durable. L’adhésion à l’AACC astreint, entre autres obligations, au respect de règles professionnelles strictes qui font la valeur du label AACC. 

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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.

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Agrupación Cloud Network

Agrupación Cloud Network was born as a Spanish group of companies wich clearly bet on cloud computing as a new business model to follow in their companies, either as supplier or technological user. Our mission is to be the speaker of a new paradigm in the democratization of information technology in order to increase the productivity and improve the competitiveness of the companies.

The aim of the Agrupación serves two purposes: to help the associated companies to connect with user enterprises and to teach the market about the benefits that this model offers.

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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



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.



Since 2005, Club du Digital Media is the only network of digital signage professionals in France.

As a crossroads for exchanges and sharing, the Club animates and brings together all the digital businesses from manufacturers and software publishers to communication agencies, including integrators and advertising agencies. The Club's mission is to educate the market, develop expertise and connect professionals.


Club Enseigne & Innovation

The Club Enseigne & Innovation is a Club gathering project managers, technical directors, concept and layout managers in retail chains.

  • A philosophy: share to progress, share experiences and information, exchange data to control costs.
  • A goal: to capitalize on the human and dynamism of this sector, federate all professionals of commercial architecture.

A privileged place to discuss issues of implementation, develop technical solutions, lead a reflection, get professional contacts ... The Club offers its members a professional and friendly environment focused on innovation, efficiency and sharing experiences.

The Club’s Village

The Club Enseigne & Innovation invites you to discover the know-how and the networks of Heads of works, concepts and layout, in retail chains and the providers they work with.
The same space and a common banner to meet in one place the major players in the profession.

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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.

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As the leading organisation for shopfitting companies and their partners in Germany, the dlv (Deutscher Ladenbau Verband) is a network linking all the relevant areas of shopfitting. It gathers producers, service providers, the retail sector and joint-venture partners around the table and thus sets the course for modern, professional and price-conscious shop design.

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e-VISIONS (ex SYNAFEL) est l’organisation professionnelle de référence des métiers de la Communication Visuelle. Elle rassemble près de 500 entreprises adhérentes : enseignistes, signaléticiens, décorateurs graphistes, graveurs, professionnels du digital media, installateurs, bureaux d’étude, centres de formation et fournisseurs de ces métiers, répartis sur toute la France. Les secteurs qu’elle représente regroupent plus de 2500 entreprises, emploient près de 12 000 salariés et réalisent plus de 1,15 milliards d'euros de chiffre d’affaires. e-VISIONS est membre de la FIEEC (Fédération des Industries Electriques, Electroniques et de la Communication), du CDCF (Conseil du Commerce de France), de l'AFE (Association Française de l’Eclairage), de l’AFNOR, de l'ESF (European Sign Federation) et de l'ISA (International Sign Association).

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La Fédération du Commerce et de la Distribution regroupe la plupart des enseignes de la grande distribution, qu’il s’agisse de distribution alimentaire ou distribution spécialisée. Ce secteur compte 750 000 emplois, plus de 10 millions de clients par jour, 2131 hypermarchés, 5962 supermarchés, 3952 supermarchés à dominante marques propres (ex-maxidiscomptes), près de 3700 drives, environ 20 000 magasins de proximité, plus de  30 000 points de vente pour un volume d’affaires d’environ 200 milliards d’euros. La FCD intervient notamment dans les domaines de la sécurité alimentaire, le développement durable, les relations économiques (PME, industriels, filières agricoles), les relations avec les partenaires sociaux et sur les sujets liés à l’aménagement du territoire et d’urbanisme commercial.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.


Payments & Cards Network

The Payments & Cards Network is a talent provider consultancy purely dedicated to the Fintech, payments, and commerce domains. With the biggest global network of over 35.000 Fintech professionals and experienced consultants who are able connect you to highly skilled people to boost your business performance.

The Payments & Cards Network is also the publisher of PCM “The Payments & Cards eMagazine”, an online monthly publication focused on all things payments, cards and Fintech.  It is backed by the largest network of payment professionals worldwide, currently reaching over 120.000 with in excess of 50.000 unique readers per month. Exclusively featuring thought leaders, expert interviews, innovative merchants and highlights the most exciting startups on the industry.


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As the first innovative platform fully dedicated to retail and fashion industries, Lafayette Plug and Play is a start-ups accelerator created by the Galeries Lafayette group in partnership with Plug and Play Tech Center. 

Located at the heart of Paris, Lafayette Plug and Play aims to support the development of French and international start-ups disrupting retail and fashion, by creating an innovative ecosystem around these industries. Others corporations are now part of the amazing ecosystem of Lafayette Plug and Play : Carrefour, Up Group, Moet Hennessy, Maus Frères, Lacoste, Camaieu, Kiabi, Mediaperformances and Lagardère Travel Retail. 



Retail Factory est une agence de conseil et de création d’expériences.
Ses domaines d’expertises vont du conseil à la formation, en passant par l’analyse de tendances et la création d’expériences sur-mesure, le tout dans une logique omnicanale, afin de coller au plus près aux habitudes d’achat des clients d’aujourd’hui et de demain.

La proposition s’articule autour :

  • De Retail Tours à Paris et à l’international
  • D’une offre de Retail Experiences sur-mesure
  • De formations sur diverses problématiques du Retail
  • De sessions de mystery shopping détaillées 
  • De missions de conseil en stratégie Retail



Shop and Display Equipment Association is Europe's leading retail display trade organisation with over 100 members offering thousands of visual merchandising and display systems, props, PoS, PoP, lighting and signage.  Retailers are invited to join the ever expanding SDEA Retail Group for free - visit our website to find out more.  Suppliers are able to take advantage of a huge range of benefits and discounts that are included with membership, including sales leads, networking events and entry in to the annual Retail Display Directory.  Contact SDEA for further details.  

Contact:Shop and Display Equipment Association, 24 Croydon Road, Caterham, Surrey CR3 6YR, T: 01883 348911, E: [email protected]



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.

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The Retail Academy is an independent educational institution for the exchange of retail strategists, designers and salespeople.

We offer training and further education opportunities for retail professionals with the aim to  bring together people from the world of retail and offer them an opportunity for open discussions and a direct exchange between experienced experts and participants. The role of the academy is to bring together people who wish to learn from experience with those who want to learn from it.

We cover four different areas: trade shows, seminars, retail tours and consulting services for companies. There is the possibility to book a seminar or a retail tour also as a closed in-house event, which is individually tailored to the company. Together with the Rheinische Fachhochschule in Cologne, The Retail Academy has also developed the "Retail Design Management" course, which will start in the summer semester 2018.