Discover the variety of Partners the Chamber is honoured to work with
The French Tech Hub London is the official online hub of the French Tech ecosystem in London. Launched in 2016, the French Tech hub is the entry point for British investors, entrepreneurs and engineers willing to explore opportunities in France. The French Tech Hub is created and supported by The French Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain, the French Embassy, Business France, French Connect, French Digital and Frog Valley.
Le Crxssing is a Franco-British festival of culture happening in London’s King’s Cross on September 22nd 2018. This event is an avant-garde celebration of creativity in all its forms, with British and French music, comedy, cinema, gastronomy, art and fashion. It will be held at the University of the Arts London’s renowned Central Saint Martins site near St Pancras International station – the place where Paris meets London. Le Crxssing (organised by Vivendi) is supported by a group of cofounders which include the French Chamber of Great Britain.
Business France supports the development of French economy by promoting and communicating on French companies, business image and the country as an investment location. The agency also runs the VIE international internship program.
CCI France International is the national public body that standardises, oversees and animates all the French Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CCI). The CCI de France brings together 148 domestic French and overseas local chambers, as well as 21 regional chambers in France, thus representing 1,800,000 French companies.
The Cercle d’outre-Manche (CoM) was created in 2004 by a group of French business leaders operating in the UK and France.
The primary goal for the CoM is to observe and analyse social and economic conditions in each country whilst benchmarking key findings that inform best practices for both France and the UK.
Managing Director: Philippe Chalon
Co-founders: Arnaud Vaissié and Pascal Boris CBE
The Conseillers du Commerce Extérieur de la France (CCEF) provide the French government with economic intelligence and advice on French public policy based on their international experience. Appointed by the French Prime Minister for three years, the CCEF also support the international development of French SMEs as well as train and sponsor young French professionals working abroad through the VIE scheme.
President: Olivier Morel
The Collège Français Bilingue de Londres is a primary and secondary school, launched in September 2011 and the first French secondary school to be opened since 1915. It provides education for 700 pupils aged 5 to 15 and facilitates direct access to the Lycée in South Kensington for pupils to continue their studies. The curriculum is based on the French system with a strong focus on bilingualism, cultural and artistic subjects, sports and IT.
Chaired by Arnaud Vaissié.
The Council of Foreign Chambers of Commerce in the UK (CFCC) represents more than 38 bilateral Chambers in the UK and more than 10,000 foreign businesses with trading and investment interests in the country.
Department for International Trade (DIT) helps businesses export and grow into global markets. They secure UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international trade and investment, and championing free trade. They also help overseas companies locate and grow in the UK.
Director General, International Trade & Investment: Catherine Raines
Founded in 1873, the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce is an interactive business network creating opportunities and assisting members to promote and to develop their activity within the Franco-British business community. The Chamber has developed a strong network of public and private partners in France, in Britain and in Europe.
Managing Director: Catherine Le Yaouanc
The Franco-British Council creates synergies between Britain and France through meetings of leading representatives and experts from a variety of fields including cultural, scientific, educational and political.
Chaired by Baroness Tessa Blackstone.
The Institut français du Royaume-Uni (French Cultural Institute in the UK) is the official French Government centre of language and culture in the UK. It is one of the first 150 French Institutes established worldwide and focuses on French language and culture, but also promotes cross-cultural exchange through a variety of events.
Director of the Institute: Claudine Ripert-Landler
London & Partners is the Mayor of London's official promotional agency; targeting an international audience. Their purpose is to support the Mayor’s priorities by promoting the city of London globally, as the ideal place to invest, work, study and visit.
Chief Executive Officer: Gordon Innes
The London Philharmonic Orchestra is one of the world's finest symphony orchestras, balancing a long and distinguished history with a reputation as one of the UK's most adventurous and forward-looking orchestras.
The Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle was founded in 1915 and is located in South Kensington. The main site houses: primary and secondary schools and there are additional primary schools in Ealing, Fulham and Clapham. The Lycée accounts for just under 4000 pupils today.
Headmaster: Olivier Rauch
The Royal Opera House aims to enrich people’s lives through opera and ballet. Home to two of the world’s great artistic companies – The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet, performing with the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House – they seek to be always accessible and engaging, to develop audiences across the UK and to break new ground in the presentation of lyric theatre.
Our media partners
The Financial Times is one of the world's leading business news organisations. Recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy, the FT has a combined online average daily readership of 2.1 million people worldwide.
Chief Executive Officer: John Ridding
French Morning Group was born in New York in 2007, founded by French journalist Emmanuel Saint-Martin who created this online news magazine dedicated to the French speaking community. French Morning has already six local editions across the United States : New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Miami, Texas and Washington. In 2017, the Canadian edition, based in Montreal, was launched as well as French Morning London, based in London, in partnership with French Radio London (FRL). This media is dedicated to the French speaking community who will find a variety of information on the website : community news, business, politics, arts & culture, events, tips, videos, practical advice for settling into the London life... All written by a team of professional journalists. After 6 months, French Morning London x French Radio London has 50.000 unique visitors per month.
Ici-Londres is the leading French magazine and website for the French-speaking community and Francophiles living in London. It includes: practical guidance, a "what's on" guide to culture, classified adverts (e.g. accommodation, job, childcare and transport), a business directory and special offers to support the French Community accessing the best London has to offer.
Chaired by Thierry Verret.
Londresmag was founded in 2017 by Jean Viry-Babel and Laurent Colin with the will to create the premium lifestyle printed magazine for the French speaking community in London. This free monthly magazine is available in the Eurostar's business lounge, French shops and schools all around London and in the French Consulate and French Institute.
Web magazine & directory, France in London is the essential guide for everything French in London: events, French films, businesses and brands.
CEO & Owner: Patricia Connell
Glossy informative magazine in French, L'ECHO Magazine is published every two months and is packed with ideas on how to make the best of London and its surroundings as well as practical information for everyday life. This non-profit and independent magazine is available by subscription in bookshops across London.