From June 30 to July 2, 2016 in Paris, Parc des Expositions, Porte de Versailles, VIVA TECHNOLOGY PARIS will bring together the world’s major players in digital transformation. This event will gather 5,000 start-ups that will have the opportunity to link up with tens of thousands of senior executives, investors, academics and opinion leaders from all over the world in order to develop their businesses while contributing to the transformation of large corporations. This exceptional event will solidify France’s role in the world of innovation and start-ups and will be open to the public on the last day. Nearly 60 Israeli startups will be present, thanks to Yossi Vardi (DLD) and the Embassy of France in Israel efforts.
An event co-organized by Publicis Groupe & Les Echos
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and business transformation. Active across the entire value chain, from consulting to creation and execution. Publicis Groupe offers its clients a unified, fluid model allowing them access to all the Groupe’s tools and expertise around the world. Publicis Groupe is organized across four Solutions hubs: Publicis Communications (Publicis Worldwide with MSL, Saatchi & Saatchi, Leo Burnett, BBH, and Prodigious), Publicis Media (Starcom Mediavest, ZenithOptimedia and Vivaki,), Publicis.Sapient (Sapient Consulting, SapientNitro, DigitasLBi, Razorfish ) and Publicis Healthcare.
The Groupe Les Echos is the leading economic information media source in France. Les Echos reaches to over 7.5 million French managers, leaders, entrepreneurs and investors by offering them a full-range of information across daily news, radio, and all digital press outlets through a forward-looking approach. Groupe Les Echos also develops a platform of business services including events, fairs, publishing, research, training and e-business.
Maurice Lévy, Chairman and CEO of Publicis Groupe, declares: ”VIVA TECHNOLOGY PARIS will be an opportunity to stage an event of global scope that will bring together all the important players in this field. It will be a great occasion for the digital ecosystem.”
For Francis Morel, CEO of Groupe Les Echos, “Startups and large companies must join forces to enable the former to develop and the latter to transform. VIVA TECHNOLOGY PARIS is the first global event with this ambition at its core.”
The world’s largest collaborative workspace
Spread out over 15,000 m2, Viva Technology will host the largest collaborative workspace, including 20 industry-focused labs, to connect startups with thought-leaders and executives.
Each lab will work to shape the future of its industry by gathering top-tier investors, talents and academics with a curated selection of innovative startups.
Conference space dedicated to over 300 inspiring keynotes and panels on the future of business & technology
Top industry experts, academics, opinion leaders and world-renowned personalities will share their stories and insight on the ongoing digital revolution.
Topics of the conferences will range from innovation, emerging trends & disruption to best practices for both startups and large companies.
Hands-on demonstrations of the latest technologies transforming day-to-day life and business.
Top global digital companies will demonstrate their latest innovations across a 1,000 m2 “Hall of Tech” dedicated to experiencing the most incredible technologies of tomorrow. From next-gen drones & robots to state-of-the-art connected objects, AR/VR, and much more.
A collaborative digital platform connecting startups and major companies.
The Connect platform will allow major companies and investors to invite startups from around the world to find solutions to the most critical challenges affecting their businesses today.
As a way to engage with startups before, during and after Viva Technology, the Connect platform will lead to remarkable collaboration initiatives.