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Welcome to the Paris Fair

Welcome to the Paris Fair

A flagship event and essential trade show each spring, the Foire de Paris (Paris Fair) returns once again to present the latest worldwide trends and innovations to an eager public. The Grand Hotel Saint-Michel tells you all about the 115th edition of the biggest general trade fair in Europe, attended annually by nearly 600,000 visitors.


The Foire de Paris, spring’s leading trade fair event

The Porte de Versailles Exhibition Centre opens its doors from April 27th to May 8th, 2019 to present the public with 200,000 m2 of exhibition space bursting with a wealth of innovations large and small, novelties and curiosities. This huge commercial event hosting some 3,500 exhibitors attracts those looking to decorate their living space, renovate their garden or bring more ease and convenience into their lives with the latest cutting-edge gadgets. Three large sectors share the exhibition centre pavilions to present the latest trends in home and garden, beauty and wellbeing and the crafts and cultures of the world. Here you’ll find plenty of smart products and environmentally friendly solutions to help you be a more responsible consumer.

Where inventiveness is rewarded 

Have you come up with the ‘invention of the century’ or are you just curious to find out what will be the brilliant idea that reaps the rewards this year? In addition to the Grand Prix de l'Innovation, which crowns the innovations judged to be best in terms of technology, comfort and design, the Foire de Paris also organises the Concours Lépine, the flagship event designed to attract every aspiring Gyro Gearloose in the world. Aspiring or seasoned inventors come here to assess the market and find a manufacturer or distributor to take on their latest creations. Will the event find a worthy successor to contact lenses, the artificial heart, ballpoint pen, the hybrid vehicle or the FlyCar, the breakthrough flying car? Be there to find out!



More information:

- Foire de Paris

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