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Trade fairs in Paris

The 2017 FIAC art fair at the Grand Palais
19th-22nd October

Art and Culture, Trade fairs in Paris

Nearly 200 of the best galleries in the world are descending on the Grand Palais for the 44th edition of the FIAC – the Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain – something not to be missed if you like modern art.

With off-site presentations at the Petit Palais opposite and the Tuileries gardens (over 70 works are being shown outdoors), this year the art fair spreads even further, including the Palais de la découverte which can be accessed directly through the Salon d’honneur in order to appreciate its cupola, freshly renovated for the princely sum of 6M€.

Here’s all the info.

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19th-22nd October
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The annual Agriculture Fair
at the Porte de Versailles
25th February – 5th March 2017

Our favourite things, Trade fairs in Paris

It’s the most popular public trade fair of the year, and a great day out for the whole family – the Salon de l’Agriculture!

It’s your chance to meet every animal possible (including this year’s star cow, and we are not joking) and down lots of free food, wine, wine, food and more food.

And you’re in luck – it’s just a few minutes from our hotels! Here’s all the info.

Le Salon de l'Agriculture à la Porte de Versailles du 25 février au 5 mars 2017

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The 2015 Paris Motorbike Show
1st-6th December 2015, Porte de Versailles

Trade fairs in Paris

If you’re a bike fan in Paris early December, then you’ll need to take a day out to visit the biggest motorbike show of the year (with quad bikes, scooters and electric pushbikes too). It’s the Paris Motorbike Show and it’s just minutes from our hotels !

Here’s all the info.
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The Paris Horse Show at the Parc des Expositions
from 28th November – 6th December 2015

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This is the 44th edition of Le Salon du Cheval, with 2,000 horses, 450 stands and 150,000 visitors expected.

This year there are quite a few new things on offer, competitions (like the Longines Masters de Paris and the Arab Horse World Championship), an area dedicated to animal health and an impressive-looking « Night of the Horse ».

Here’s all the info.
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The Luxury & Innovation Summit at the Maison de la Chimie
9th / 10th July 2015

Trade fairs in Paris

If you love things that are exceptional, elegant or rare, the Luxury & Innovation Summit is your chance to meet 800 influential people form the most prestigious companies, in what was once the Rochefoucauld d’Estissac townhouse, not far from Invalides (i.e. close to our hotels!)

Here’s all the info.

Le Salon du Luxe à la Maison de la Chimie le 9 et 10 juillet 2015

photo by Judy van der Velden used under cc licence

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The Paris Air Show from 15th-21st June 2015

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The world’s biggest air show is back for its 51st edition with four days just for professionals, followed by three days so you and I can caress airplanes and marvel at supersonic acrobatics.

Here’s all the info.

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The Salon de la photo at Porte de Versailles
from 13th – 17th November 2014

Art and Culture, Photography, Trade fairs in Paris

Half trade fair, half show, this is the place for anyone who loves photography and/or loves taking photos – the Salon de la Photo is back, and our pal Elene Usdin has been asked to expose her recent work and create this year’s poster!

Here’s all the info.

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from 13th – 17th November 2014
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Paris Photo at the Grand Palais from 14th – 17th November 2013

Our favourite things, Photography, Trade fairs in Paris

The biggest photo faire of the year is back with a dizzying line-up of things to see – 136 galleries, 28 publishers / specialist bookshops, signing sessions (Sophie Calle, Martin Parr, Raymond Depardon, René Burri, Patrick Tourneboeuf…), talks (The Paris Photo Plateform), the salon’s book prize, an exhibition of photos from the collection of JPMorgan Chase, the SFR Jeunes Talents contest for young photographers…

Will you be one of the 60,000 attendees? Here’s all the info.

Paris Photo au Grand Palais du 14 au 17 novembre 2013

Figure #65 © Bill Armstrong, shown and represented by Hacklebury – stand B46

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The 2013 Paris Book Fair at Porte de Versailles
from 22nd – 25th March 2013

Trade fairs in Paris

Although you’ll generally need a good command of French to get the most out of the Paris Book Fair, there are also graphic novels (or comics, depending or your degree of snobbishness), mangas, and a space for digital publishing, with a special section for cooking books, which are apparently all the rage thanks to the dozens of reality TV shows about cooking!

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The 2012 Paris Motor Show at porte de Versailles
from 29th September – 14th October 2012

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This biannual event is unmissable for car enthusiasts – the biggest car show in the world!

photo by Fabrice ROSE used under cc licence

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