November 6th & 7th 2018
Union Française BJOP
French Jewelry Association
58 rue du Louvre, 75002 Paris

“PRÉCIEUSES
CONFLUENCES” EVENT

The 6th edition of the French Jewelry business meetings “Précieuses Confluences” is a speed-networking event organized by the French Jewelry Association (UFBJOP, www.union-bjop.com) supported by Comité Francéclat (www.franceclat.fr) and UBH (www.u-b-h.com), with the aim of building bridges between International Brands and French Workshops and Manufacture s. This event builds meetings on November 6th and 7th :
On November 6th, a national speed-networking between top French retailers and French workshops and manufactures.
On November 7th, an international speed-networking between International brands, International designer brands and French workshops and manufactures.
Retailers and international brands are seeking for skills and talents to support the quality of their offer and strengthen their competitive position.

COURSE OF THE DAYS

Tuesday, November 6th 2018

French workshops with collections
& french retailers

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Welcome and registration
2:00 pm - 6:30 pm 8 appointments of 30 minutes

Wednesday, November 7th 2018

French workshops
& international brands

8:30 am - 9:00 am Welcome and registration
9:00 am - 6:00 pm 14 appointments of 30 minutes
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Lunch break
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm Networking cocktail
(prestigious place unveiled in September)

NOVEMBER 6th – First half-day:
from 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm, up to 8 meetings of 30 minutes for effective meetings between French retailers and French workshops with collections.
A buffet will be set up to facilitate exchanges throughout the afternoon.

NOVEMBER 7th – Second day:
from 8:30 to 18:00, up to 14 meetings of 30 minutes for effective meetings between International brands and French workshops.
Breakfast and lunch buffets will be set up to facilitate exchanges throughout the day.

Networking cocktail: November 7th from 7:30 pm. The prestigious venue will be unveiled in September.
November 8th and 9th: on demand, visits of showroom and workshop facilities.

The 4 steps to succeed your
speed-networking day

Registration

After receiving your payment, the consultation and the validation by the organizing committee of your registration, you will receive your username and password to complete your online profile.

Completion of your online profile

The description of your company will be published on the catalog of participants.
According to these information, potential partners will select your profile to meet you.

Selection of partners in the online catalog

One month before the forum, the online catalog will be opened.
This search engine allows you to identify your potential partners.

Make your appointments wishes

Each participant must establish their own wish list.
Make many wishes for appointments to get a well-filled schedule.
Give priority to your wish list: the system takes into account your wishes by priority from 1st to last.

Headquarter of the french jewelry association – ufbjop

58 Rue du Louvre 75002 Paris

The 6th edition of the French Jewelry speed-networking “Précieuses Confluences” will take place at the Historic headquarters of the French Jewelry Association – UFBJOP, 58 rue du Louvre, 75002 Paris.

The 58 rue du Louvre, built in 1914, is the jewelers House: “Hôtel du Métier”.

This year, on November 6th and 7th, up to 400 business meetings in a 30-minutes format during 2 days will be held.

These sessions will be closed by a networking evening in a prestigious venue which will be unveiled in September.

“Précieuses confluences”: a great success in 2017
Meetings between 20 decision makers and 41 designers

On October 12th 2017, the first speed-networking “Précieuses Confluences” was held at Studio des Acacias in Paris, from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm.
Examples of decision makers who participated: Cartier, Chow Tai Fook, Le Printemps, Galeries Lafayette, Cookson.
Examples of French designers who participated: Frédéric Mané – senior, Mathilde Petit – junior, Marie Guerrier – contemporary.
Results: 292 meetings, 30 contracts signed.
A contest had been organized by Comité Francéclat with high technology additive manufacturing process: “The jewels are gold printed”. During this day, the 10 nominated final jewels were displayed and 2 awards granted: Johan Poizat – junior and Paola Valentini – senior.

Previous editions of “précieuses confluences” by ufbjop
2010 - 2014

Between 2010 and 2014, the UFBJOP has organized four business meetings between industry players in search of skills and talents.

Four speed-networking editions, hailed by the participants, who express their full satisfaction on the organization of such events and affirm their wish to reproduce this event. These meetings fulfill a professional need: to build bridges between all the professionals of the sector.

Participants quotes

Contact

Hélène SCHMITT - Project manager
Land line: +33 (0)1 49 27 90 88
Cell: +33 (0)6 16 23 70 69
Email: contact@precieusesconfluences.fr

Union Française BJOP
58 rue du Louvre 75002 Paris

Tuesday november 6th 2018

French workshops with collections
& french retailers

From 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm, up to 8 meetings of 30 minutes for effective meetings between French retailers and French workshops with collections.
A buffet will be set up to facilitate exchanges throughout the afternoon.

Wednesday november 7th 2018

French workshops
& international brands

From 8:30 to 18:00, up to 14 meetings of 30 minutes for effective meetings between International brands and French workshops.
Breakfast and lunch buffets will be set up to facilitate exchanges throughout the day.