Rendez-vous chez... The East India CompanyWednesday 15 May, 18.30 - 20.30At The East India CompanyIn partnership with The East India Company
Luxury Club Breakfast on Art and Luxury Tuesday 14 May, 08.00 - 10.00 At the Royal Academy of Arts
With guest of honour Dr Charles Saumarez Smith CBE, Secretary and Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Arts, and guest speaker Nigel Hurst, Chief Executive of the Saatchi Gallery. By invitation only
Quarterly Economic UpdateFriday 10 May, 8.15 - 10.00Guest speaker: Paul Mortimer-Lee, Global Head of Market Economics, BNP Paribas
French vs Australian WinesWednesday 8 May, 18.45 - 21.00At the Australia HouseOpen to Patron and Corporate members' Main rep only
Luxury Club: Dîner des ChefsMonday 29 April, 19.00 - 21.30At L’Atelier de Joël RobuchonWith the generous support of Pernod Ricard UK
VIP Morning for Patron MembersFriday 26 April, 08.30 - 10.00At the Royal Academy of ArtsModern American Life will be the first retrospective of works by American realist painter George Bellows to be held in the UK.
Member to Member Cocktail and ExhibitionWednesday 24 April, 18.00 - 21.00At the Royal Garden Hotel
Relais & Châteaux - Dîner des Grands Chefs Monday, 22 April, from 19.00At Old BillingsgateOrganised by Relais & ChâteauxIn partnership with the French Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain
Luxury Wine Master ClassThursday 18 April, 18.30 – 21.00Sponsored by the Conseil des Vins de Saint-EmilionAt Harrods
Business in Society for Patron MembersWednesday 20 March, from 7pm - 9.30pmAt Tate ModernThe French Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain and Mazars are pleased to invite you to attend the event “Business in Society” co-organised by your fellow patron member Mazars and the leading think tank Tomorrow’s Company.A panel of experts will debate the widely held conviction that a new relationship is needed between business and society.
HR ForumWednesday 20 March 2013, 08.30 - 10.00.Chaired by Rose Gledhill, HR Director - Northern Europe, International SOS. Theme: 'Corporate Volunteering'. Guest Speakers: Michelle Dawson, Director of Community Operations, East London Business Alliance and Stéphanie Pullès, Head of Corporate Responsibility, Bouygues UK
Business Club Cocktail EventWednesday 13 March, 18.30 - 20.30Sponsored by Locate JerseyGuest Speakers: Senator Maclean, Jersey’s Economic Development Minister and Richard Corrigan, Head of Business Development for Jersey FinanceHosted at the Sofitel London St James
Indulgence at Robuchon
Tuesday 4 March 2013, 19.00 - 21.00Organised exclusively for Personal AssistantsAt L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon
SME & Entrepreneurs Club
Climate Change Forum
CEO BreakfastThursday 31 January 2013, 08.00 - 10.00Sponsored by PAUL UKGuest Speaker: Maxime Holder, Chairman PAUL UK Hosted at the Andaz Hotel
HR ForumWednesday 30 January 2013, 08.30 - 10.00.Chaired by Rose Gledhill, HR Director - Northern Europe, International SOS. Guest Speaker: Matt Griffin, Recruitment Manager - Northern Europe, International SOS. Theme: 'Managing Human Capital: Resourcing and Retention Strategies'
SME & Entrepreneurs Club: 'Win your next big pitch' WorkshopWednesday 23 January 2013, 08.30 - 10.00.Chaired by Frédéric Larquetoux, Ernst & Young LLP and Sébastien Delecour, Doublet UK Ltd. Guest speaker: Jeanne Monchovet, Founder, Olystix
Ambassador's BriefMonday 17 December 2012, 18.00 - 19.30Hosted at The Residence of the French Ambassador.
Les Arts Florissants (conducted by William Christie)Thursday 13 December 2012, from 19.00At the Barbican CentreSponsored by Alstom, Principal Sponsor of the Arts Florissants For Patron Members
Christmas PartyTuesday 11 December 2012, 20.30 - 00.00Hosted at the French InstituteSponsored by RenaultIn partnership with Alain Ducasse, La Cave à Fromage, Ladurée,Options, Pom Pom Factory and The French Institute.
Annual Financial LunchMonday 3 December 2012, 12.00 - 14.30Guest Speaker: Benoît Coeuré, Executive Board, Member of the ECBTheme : The euro-area crisis: where do we stand?Hosted at The Dorchester Sponsored by Société Générale Corporate and Investment BankingIn Partnership with Château MONCONSEIL GAZIN
Annual Gala DinnerTuesday 23 October 2012, 19.00 - 23.30Gold Sponsor : Ernst & Young, International SOSSilver Sponsor: Accor, EasyJet, EDF energy and HSBCPartners: Perrier-Jouët, Les Vins du Médoc, Les Vins de GravesGuest Speaker: Sir Martin Sorrell, Chief Executive Officer, WPP GroupHosted at the Landmark London Hotel
VIP mornings for Patron membersFriday 19 October 2012, 8.30 - 10.30At the Royal AcademyBronze exhibition featuring some of the world's finest bronzes from antiquity to the present.
Indulgence at Robuchon Monday 15 October 2012, 19.00 - 21.00Organised exclusively for Personal AssistantsAt L'Atelier Joël Robuchon
Luxury Cocktail EveningWednesday 10 October 2012, 19.00 - 21.00Hosted by Walpole and the Luxury Club, In association with the Financial Times With the generous support of: Pernod Ricard and the May Fair Hotel.By invitation only.
HR & CSR Joint ForumTuesday 9 October 2012, 08.30 - 10.00Chaired by Rose Gledhill, HR Director, Northern Europe International SOS and David Glass, Senior Partner, Pritchard EnglefieldTheme :'Staff engagement through the prism of sport'With guest speaker Tim Lawler, Chief Executive, SportsAid
Climate Change ForumTuesday 25 September 2012, 10.00 - 12.00Chaired by Richard Brown, Chairman Eurostar International LtdTheme: "Smart metering, smart grid"At the French Chamber of Commerce
International Wine TastingWednesday 12 September 2012, 18.30 - 20.30In partnership with EnologiaCo-organised by the Austrian, Argentinian, French, Georgian, Italian and Swiss Chambers of Commerce in Great-BritainAt Chinawhite
Summer Champagne ReceptionWednesday 11 July 2012, 18.30 - 20.30In partnership with Champagne VIRGINIE T.Kindly hosted at the St Ermin's Hotel
Finance ForumMonday 9 July 2012, 08.30 - 10.30Chaired by Patrick Gougeon, UK Director ESCP Europe and John Peachey, Managing Director and Global Head of Financing Solution Group HSBCTheme: "Mid-Caps and Corporate Financing"At the French Chamber of CommerceBy application only
Summer Patron Event at Waddesdon ManorFriday 6 July 2012, 15.00 - 22.30Visit of Chardin and Edmund de Waal exhibitions followed by a Dinner hosted by Lord Rothschild Transport to and from Waddesdon Manor kindly offered by RenaultPatron Members only
CEO BreakfastThursday 5 July 2012, 08.00 - 10.00In partnership with Ladurée UK LtdGuest Speaker: Carolyn McCall OBE, Chief Executive of easyJetAt the Andaz Hotel
Climate Change ForumTuesday 26 June 2012, 10.00 - 12.00Chaired by Richard Brown, Chairman Eurostar International LtdAt the French Chamber of CommerceBy application only
HSBC Economic Seminar: "Which perspectives for Europe? Economic and Forex considerations"Wednesday 20 June 2012, 18.00 - 21.00Sponsored by HSBCSpeakers: The Rt. Hon. Lord (Robin) Janvrin GCB, GCVO, deputy chairman of HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd, Janet Henry, HSBC Chief European EconomistDavid Bloom, Global Head of Foreign Exchange Strategy for HSBCAt HSBC St James's Street Offices
HR ForumTuesday 19 June 2012, 08.30 - 10.00Chaired by Rose Gledhill, HR Director - Northern Europe International SOS. Theme: "An open Conversation on Fairness" At the French Chamber of Commerce. Open to HR Directors and Managers, Members of the Chambers only.
Get ready for the Olympics!Thursday 14 June 2012, 19.00 - 21.00In partnership with the French Embassy and the French National Olympic and Sport Committee (CNOSF)At the Résidence de FrancePatron & Corporate members, Advisory Councillors and French Foreign Trade Advisors only
Cross Cultural Relations Forum 2nd Evening DebateTuesday 12 June 2012, 18.00 - 20.30Chaired by Peter Alfandary, Deputy President of the French Chamber of CommerceWith Guest Speakers: Lady Sylvia Jay CBE, Chairman of L'Oréal UK Ltd, and Vincent de Rivaz CBE, Chief Executive of EDF Energy.At the Résidence de FrancePlaces limited
Design & Champagne EveningWednesday 30 May 2012, 18.30 - 20.30Indulge in champagne and canapés, whilst you browse the latest indoor/outdoor collection along with other new designs and the existing range.Guests will receive a fantastic 25% discount on all purchases of Ligne Roset furniture and accessories.At Ligne Roset Westend showroom
CCFGB Annual General MeetingThursday 24 May 2012, 18.30 - 21.00It is a great pleasure that we inform you that H.E. Mr Bernard Emié, French Ambassador to the United Kingdom, will be present and will say a few words.At the Reed Smith officesAll members are welcome - Free of charge
NEW! Learn & Network eventThe French Chamber is launching a new type of event which will allow you to “Learn” on a specific topic and “network” with like-minded professionals.Tuesday 15 May 2012, 18.00 - 21.00Theme: "Retirement savings and transfers of UK pension funds to France"Sponsored by Fern Hill SARL - The PartnershipAt the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, London
Climate Change ForumTuesday 15 May 2012, 10.00 - 12.00Chaired by Richard Brown, Chairman Eurostar International LtdAt the French Chamber of CommerceBy application only
SME and Entrepreneurs ClubWednesday 9 May 2012, 08.30 - 10.00Guest Speakers: Janet Coyle, Associate Director 2012 Games, London & Partners, Sébastien Delecour, Managing Director, Doublet and Brett Taylor, Chief Executive, London Business NetworkTheme: "Beyond the Games, the case for a great business legacy"Co-chaired by Nathalie Zimmermann - Nénon, Director and Founder of NZ Consulting and Frédéric Larquetoux, Senior Manager, Financial Accounting Advisory Services, Ernst&Young.At the French Chamber of Commerce.Open to all SMEs and Entrepreneurs, members of the Chamber.
150th Anniversary of LaduréeTuesday 8 May 2012, 18.30 - 21.30At Ladurée Covent GardenCelebrate the 150th Anniversary of famed Parisian Fabricant de DouceursMore details will follow soonPatron Members only
Finance ForumThursday 3 May 2012, 08.30 - 10.30Chaired by Patrick Gougeon, UK Director ESCP Europe and John Peachey, Managing Director and Global Head of Financing Solution Group HSBCTheme: “The unintended consequences of the regulations”At the French Chamber of CommerceBy application only.
CSR ForumThursday 26 April 2012, 08.30 - 10.00Chaired by Christophe Gasc, BPM Alliance Manager, North East Europe, IBM UK and Deputy Chaired by David Glass, Senior Partner, Pritchard EnglefieldGuest speakers: Philippa Foster Back, OBE, Director of the Institute of Business Ethics (IBE) and Jean-Michel Grand Executive Director, ACTION AGAINST HUNGER (ACF-UK) At the French Chamber of Commerce More details will follow soon.
HR ForumTuesday 24 April 2012, 08.30 - 10.00Chaired by Rose Gledhill, HR Director of International SOS. Theme: "War for talent" With Guest speaker: Laurent Grossi, UK Head of HR, Exane BNP Paribas At the French Chamber of Commerce. Open to HR Directors and Managers, Members of the Chambers only.
Member to Member Cocktail Evening & ExhibitionWednesday 4 April 2012, 18.00 - 21.00The largest cocktail of the year attracting over 250 participants and 20 exhibitors every year.Hosted at the Royal Garden Hotel
Seminar: " London Property - The New Gold Rush?"Thursday 29 March 2012, 8.00 - 10.00 Sponsored by Gregory Rowcliffe Milners and Knight FrankThis seminar will provide an overview of the London residential property market as a field of investment, aim to predict future trends for 2012 , summarise the legal process in purchasing a property and the resulting tax consequences.At Knight Frank's Offices
One day training: Be better at selling yourself and your companyWednesday 21 March 2012, 09.00 - 17.00Co-organised with The Kingstree GroupAt the offices of The Kingstree GroupMore details will follow soon
Special Trade Delegation to LeedsThursday 8 March 2012, 07.30 - 21.30Led by H. E Mr Bernard Emié, French Ambassador to the UK.This delegation is a unique opportunity to meet key local figures and businesses.By invitation only
Patron Event - Exclusive Preview Screening of "Bel Ami"Thursday 1 March 2012, 19.00 - 22.30Sponsored by CinémoiThe screening will be introduced by Jonathan Ross. The evening will also feature a G.H. Mumm Champagne reception and canapés.Hosted at the Charlotte Street HotelPatron Members only
Luxury Club BreakfastWednesday 29 February 2012, 08.30 - 10.00Chaired by Thierry Outin, Managing Director of Hermès GBGuest Speakers: John Ayton, Founder of Links of LondonChairman, Annoushka and Bremont Watch CompanyDirector of Walpole, Founder and Chairman of Walpole Brands of Tomorrow and Stephen Etheridge, Group Chief Executive at Church & CoGuest of Honour: Lucia Van Der Post, Associate Editor of Financial Times How To Spend It MagazineTheme: "QUINTESSENTIALLY BRITISH: Luxury from a local perspective"At the Connaught HotelBy invitation only
CEO BreakfastWednesday 1 February 2012, 08.00 - 10.00Guest Speaker: Jean-Dominique Mallet, CEO of Veolia Environmental Services UKTheme: "We are rubbish! Rubbish is what we do – it’s our business and our passion.This “rubbish business” is worth around £13 billion a year here in the UK and it’s one that simply no one can escape from. Our view is that rubbish is not rubbish in fact it’s a valuable precious resource”.At the Andaz Hotel
Patron Event - The reveal of the DS5Thursday 26 January 2012, 18.30 - 21.30Sponsored by CitroënMichelin award winning Chef Jean-Christophe Novelli designed a menu of contemporary and mouth-watering canapés to appeal to the audience. The tone of the evening was set with some excellent Jazz music played by a live band.Hosted at the Hospital ClubPatron members only
Patron Members Dinner at "The Balcon"Saturday 10 December 2011, from 18.30Sponsored by the Sofitel London St JamesPatron Members only
Christmas Cocktail EventTuesday 6 December 2011, 18.30 - 21.00Sponsored by easyJetGuest Speaker: Olivier Girault, Captain of the French Handball team Hosted at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel London
McGuireWoods SeminarWednesday 23 November 2011, 18.00 - 21.00Sponsored by McGuireWoodsGuest Speakers: Martin Borrett, Director of the IBM Institute of Advanced Security in Europe, Iain Bourne, Group Manager, Bénedicte Raevens, Partner, Phillip R. Rees, Partner, Paul Van den Bulck, Partner and Andrea Ward, Senior Associate.Theme: "Privacy: it's nothing personalA data protection update on surveillance, monitoring, e-discovery and security issues."Hosted at McGuireWoods' London Offices
Luxury ClubTuesday 22 November 2011, 8.30 - 10.00Chaired by Thierry Outin, Managing Director of Hermès GBGuest Speakers: Dame Judith Mayhew Jonas, DBE London & Partners Board Chairman and New Est End Company Chairman, and Heather Hancock, Lead Partner for London 2012, Deloitte MCS Ltd.Theme: "The Olympic Games and Luxury Retail: what is the winning At The Quince Salon of The May Fair Hotel LondonBy invitation only
Annual Financial LunchFriday 18 November 2011, 12.00 - 14.30Sponsored by Société Générale Corporate & Investment BankingGuest Speaker: Angela Knight, Chief Executive of British Bankers' AssociationTheme: "Threats to London competitiveness as a financial center."Hosted at the Corinthia Hotel London
International Wine Tasting - 3rd EditionThursday 17 November 2011, 18.30 - 20.30Co-organised by the Argentine, Austrian, French, Italian, Mexican, Spanish Chambers of Commerce in UKHosted at the Melia White House
Franco British Business Awards DinnerTuesday 15 November 2011, 19.00 - 22.00Sponsored by Barclays, Chez Gérard, and MazarsPartner: Invest in France AgencyGuest Speakers: Nicola Barré, Deputy Managing Editor, Les Echos, and Hugh Carnegy, European Managing Editor, Financial TimesIn partnership with the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce & Industry in France.Hosted by the Cercle de L'Union Interalliée, 33 Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris
Ambassador's BriefThursday 10 November 2011, 18.00 - 19.30Themes: "Outcome of the G20 Cannes summit; agenda of the forthcoming anglo-french summit."At the Residence of His Excellency the French Ambassador to the UK.Patron & Corporate Members only
Annual Gala DinnerTuesday 8 November 2011, 19.00 - 23.30Platinum sponsors: Deloitte, EDF, HSBC Silver sponsor: AccorGuest Speaker: Paul Deighton, Chief Executive Officer of LOCOGHosted at the Landmark London Hotel
CEO BreakfastWednesday 2 November 2011, 08.00 - 10.00Sponsored by Relais & ChâteauxGuest Speaker: Arnaud Bamberger, Executive Chairman of Cartier UKTheme: "Luxury: Client needs and brand communication in a changing world."Hosted at the Connaught Hotel
Nordic ExperienceWednesday 26 October 2011, 18.30 - 20.30A gastronomic experience prepared by Chef Christoffer Hruskova with a variety of natural wines. Kindly hosted by North Road, recently awarded its first Michelin Star
Dîner de la Rentrée Wednesday 5 October 2011, 19.30 - 23.00Sponsored by EurostarGuest Speaker: Nicolas Petrovic, Chief Executive Officer of EurostarHosted at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel
CEO BreakfastThursday 22 September 2011, 08.00 - 10.00Sponsored by Bridor UK - FB SolutionGuest Speaker: Jean-Jacques Gautrot, Chairman & CEO of Areva UKTheme: "The nuclear industry post-Fukushima."Hosted at the Andaz Hotel
Luxury Club Event - Dîner des Chefs, 3rd EditionMonday 19 September 2011, 19.00 - 22.30Hosted by Pierre Gagnaire, a Triple Michelin starred Masterchef, at Sketch.By invitation only.
Business Club Cocktail EventWednesday 14 September 2011, 18.30 - 20.30Sponsored by Société Générale HambrosGuest Speakers: Renaud Billard, Head of French Team, and Geraldine Appert, International Wealth PlannerTheme: "International wealth planning and wealth management for UK residents non domiciled"Hosted at the Sofitel London St James
Emirates Cup Tournament 2011Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 July 2011, 14.00 - 18.00Kindly hosted by Arsenal Football ClubPatron Members only
Summer Champagne ReceptionTuesday 12 July 2011, 18.00 - 20.00Main Speaker: Douglas McHugh, General Manager of the St Ermin's HotelHosted at the St Ermin's HotelIn partnership with FrenchBubbles
Patron Event - Cendrillon PremiereTuesday 5 July 2011, 18.00 - 23.00 Main Sponsor Pernod Ricard UKSupporting Sponsor BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions At the Royal Opera HousePatron Members only
Meet the French Olympic Committee (CNOSF), Learn more about the Club France, Get set for the Olympics!Tuesday 21 June 2011, 19.00 - 21.00Sponsored by the Comité National Olympique et Sportif FrançaisGuest Speaker: Denis Masseglia, President of the CNOSFAt Tower Bridge WalkaysPatron & Corporate members only
One day training - Become an expert in spoken communicationTuesday 14 June 2011, 09.00 - 17.00Co-organised with The Kingstree GroupAt the Kingstree Group, 68 Chandos Place, WC2N 4HG London
International Wine Tasting - 2nd EditionTuesday 7 June 2011, 18.00 - 20.00Hosted at Gaucho PiccadillyCo-organised by the Argentine, Austrian, French, Italian, Spanish Chambers of Commerce in UK
New: Corporate Members Cocktail EventTuesday 31 May 2011, 18.00 - 20.00At the Corinthia Hotel LondonFor our Corporate and Patron Members
Patron Event: Private View of the Watteau ExhibitionWednesday 25 May 2011, 18.45 - 21.00Sponsored by CB Richard EllisAt the Royal Academy of Arts Patron Members only
The impact of Basel II and III regulations on Corporate / Bank relationshipsTuesday 17 May 2011, 18.00 - 20.30Sponsored and hosted by HSBCFocus on the Financial reform, explanation and interactive debate between speakers with moderator.
Annual General MeetingThursday 12 May 2011, 18.30 - 20.00At Reed Smith offices
Networking Champagne ReceptionWednesday 13 April 2011, 18.00 - 20.00Kindly hosted by the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel
Member to Member Cocktail: Cocktail Event & Exhibition Thursday 24 March 2011, 18.00 - 20.30Hosted at the Royal Garden Hotel
7th and 28th March 2011, 18.00 - 22.30Guest Speaker: Raymond Blanc, Chef Patron and Chairman at the Manoir aux Quat'SaisonsHosted at Raymond Blanc's Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons
Patron Gastronomic DinnerTuesday 1 March 2011, 19.00 - 22.30Hosted at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel
CEO BreakfastThursday 17 February 2011, 8:15 - 10:00Guest speaker: Stephen Burgin, UK Country President of Alstom Hosted at the Andaz Hotel
Business Club Cocktail EventTuesday 8 February 2011, 18.00 - 20.00Sponsored by Lombard International Assurance S.A.Guest speaker: John Stone, Chairman, Lombard International Assurance S.A., Chris Edward, Senior Wealth Planner and Sophie Lhermerout, Sales & Marketing Consultant FranceTheme: "Wealth Planning for French Nationals Living in the UK"Hosted at the Four Seasons Hotel
Retail Industry EventThursday 27 January 2011,18.00 - 20.00Sponsored by ChanelGuest speaker: Michael Ward, Managing Director of HarrodsHosted at the Connaught Hotel
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