12-13 October 2015 – The 2nd Saudi-French Business Opportunities Forum was held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh, the Saudi Arabian capital, on Monday and Tuesday October 12th and 13th, 2015.
The French delegation of company directors, co-organized by MEDEF International and Business France, was led by Mr. Jean-Louis CHAUSSADE, CEO of Suez and co-chair of the CAFS. On the Saudi side, this Forum was co-organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and by the Saudi French Business Council (CAFS), chaired by Dr. Mohamed BEN LADEN.
This high-level business forum took place in the exceptional presence of His Excellency Manuel VALLS, Prime Minister of the French Republic, and of several Saudi and French Ministers..
This event mainly revolves around four particularly promising sectors:
- Sustainable cities & Transport
- IT systems & security
Both the scale and level of expected participation on the Saudi and French sides made this a unique event. The event was organised as a forum and offered exceptional networking opportunities with private and public Saudi companies.