Charter Major Events

Parisian business tourism professionals are working closely with Paris je t’aime to facilitate the hosting of major events in Paris.

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Parisian business tourism professionals are working closely with Paris je t’aime to facilitate the hosting of major events in Paris.

A steering committee, under the aegis of Paris City Hall, Paris Île-de-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Paris je t’aime has brought together tourism stakeholders around a charter for major events, with the support of Unimev, LÉVÉNEMENT, the GNI and the UMIH.

On the eve of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the objective is to increase the attractiveness of the destination through an increasingly responsible and sustainable hospitality approach, as well as to facilitate the organization of major events in the region.

This charter, agreed on by all of the operators, above and beyond their respective strategies, is co-signed by all the partners, and presented by sector of activity (accommodation, venues, agencies, catering, services, activities).

WHAT EVENTS?

  • National and international events of more than 1,000 pax
  • Events in the 5 strategic sectors for the destination: creation, innovation, health, gastronomy, sport and eSport

WHAT OBJECTIVES?

  • A unique experience of the destination and a facilitated visitor path
  • A list of partners capable of meeting the specific challenges of hosting major events

WHAT COMMITMENTS?

ACCOMMODATION

  • Information and transparency on pricing (including VAT, single and double rooms, amount of VAT)
  • Standardized partial cancellation conditions
  • Objective of 40% allotment for groups
  • Easy solutions for site inspection visit teams
  • Special welcome and dedicated signage
  • Commitment to a sustainable approach (zero plastic, waste management, energy savings)

The signatories : Accor, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Hyatt, Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Meliã, The Gate Collection (list as of 23-2-2023).

EVENT VENUES

  • Guaranteed capacity and access
  • Guaranteed fixed rates
  • Guaranteed confidentiality
  • Standardized payment schedule for instalments
  • Sustainable and participatory approach (ISO 20121 certification, eco-designed buildings, etc.)

The signatories : Accor Arena, Chateauform’ Groupe, Disneyland® Paris Business Solutions, Établissement public du Parc et de la Grande Halle de la Villette, GL Events Groupe, Lieux et Événements Prestige Sodexo, Réunion des Musées Nationaux – Le Grand Palais, Paris La Défense Arena, Viparis (list as of 23-2-2023).

CATERERS

  • Ability to put in place the logistical resources for a major event
  • Standardized payment schedule for instalments
  • Commitment to a ParisLocal approach (local distribution channels, promotion of small producers)
  • Commitment to a sustainable approach (zero plastic, waste management, social inclusion, etc.)

The signatories : Butard Enescot, Ducasse Réception, Lenôtre, Olivier Théron, Potel & Chabot, Saint-Clair Le Traiteur (list as of 23-2-2023).

AGENCIES, DMCS, PCOS

  • Guarantee of financial strength and expertise on the destination
  • Guaranteed confidentiality
  • Observance of a deadline for response < 72hrs

The signatories : Auditoire, BNetwork, Colloquium, Europa Group, France Connection, Holt DMC France, Hopscotch Congrès, Invictus Corporate, K.I.T Groupe France, KTS Incoming France, Kuoni Tumlare, Lafayette Group – DMC, Liberty Incentive & Congresses France, Live! by GL Events France, MCI France, Metropolis DMC, Quinze Mai, Ovation Global DMC, Rimedia EventSolutions, VAP Incoming, Voyages Services Plus (list as of 23-2-2023).

TRANSPORT AND MOBILITY

  • Ticketing technology & Intermodality
  • Hospitality Information and signage
  • Flow management
  • Ecological transition
  • Innovation

The members of the transport committee : ADP, CCI Paris Île-de-France, Ville de Paris, Direction des routes Île-de-France, DRif, DTPP – Préfecture de police, Fédération Nationale des Artisans Taxis, FNTV, G7, IDFM, Paris Je t’aime – Office de Tourisme, Préfecture de Paris, RATP, RATP Cap IDF, SNCF, Transdev, Smovengo, Direction Départementale de la Protection des Populations de Paris (DDPP75).

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