What's up in Paris

Celebrations, events, urban projects ... Paris is constantly on everyone’s lips! It is also the world capital of medicine, innovation and the leading host congress city. Keep up to date with what’s happening in this rubric and get all the latest news that makes the city such an exciting destination and contributes to its worldwide renown.
From 9 to 12 October 2023, Paris welcomed the FIGO World Congress. A global event that brought together 8,000 delegates, marked by the presence of Dr Denis Mukwege, Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
In 2022, Paris was the third most popular European and global destination, just after Vienna and Lisbon – according to ICCA, it hosted 134 congresses. A return to the podium, where it has been well established for more than ten years.
At the initiative of the City of Paris and Paris je t’aime – Tourist Office, a task force to facilitate the hosting of major eSport events was created on 16 May 2023. The aim is to turn France’s capital city into a key destination for this sector, establishing it as an eSport leader in Europe over the next five years.
From 8 to 21 May 2023, Paris played host to one of the world’s biggest eSport events, the ‘Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major Championship’. The final, which played to a full house of 12,000 spectators for over €1 million in prize money, was won by the French team, Team Vitality.
Parisian business tourism professionals are working closely with Paris je t’aime to facilitate the hosting of major events in Paris.
Why choose Paris for your eco-friendly event? Because the City is doing its utmost to adopt 21st century sustainable development practices: to be an increasingly inclusive, open, innovative, and environmentally friendly capital. But also, an ever more pleasant place to live in for its inhabitants and visitors.
The organization of the Sustainable Tourism Conference with the City of Paris has made it possible to mobilize stakeholders and to discuss local, ecological, and responsible initiatives.
Paris prepares to host the world's largest sporting events
Along side six other key players, Paris je t’aime – Tourist Office has carried out the first study on the importance and economic benefits of corporate and institutional events in France. Results.
An increase in tourist flows, the digital transformation of territories and technological innovations ... The future of tourism will depend on how we respond to future environmental and socio-economic challenges.
Elected ‘iCapital’, the European Capital of Innovation, in 2017, Paris is Europe's leading economic hub due to a concentration of talent, capital and know-how.
The Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP) [Paris public hospital system] receives more than 10 million patients each year, and totals 100,000 medical professionals including 20,000 doctors and 250 operating rooms — impressive figures that make it the biggest hospital structure in Europe.