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Lyon Métropole commits to the SME Pact

22 October 2015

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Are you the head of an SME or midmarket company? The signature of a commitment charter for the PME Pact by Lyon Métropole might interest you...

On October 1, 2015 through the SME Pact, Lyon Métropole committed to supporting you as a company head in your development projects.

The SME Pact is an independent association including some fifty private and public large accounts and mobilizing professional organizations such as the Chamber of commerce and industry, the National Confederation of French Employers (MEDEF) or the French SME Confederation (CGPME).

Its goal is to facilitate your access to calls for tender and and stimulate your business relations with large groups.

By adhering to the SME Pact, Lyon Métropole acts to:

  • Guarantee the economic development of the territory
  • Facilitate your installation and/or growth.

The Lyon SME Pact: a partnership action over the Greater Lyon area

Lyon Métropole joins forces with the Lyon CCI, the Lyon Rhône MEDEF, the Rhône CGPME (who were already members at the national level) to act as your partner over the Greater Lyon metropolitan area.

With the help of the Lyon CCI you can:

  • Organize a company grouping for a more effective response to calls for tender
  • Benefit from the tools contained in the SME Pact for use at the Lyon Métropole level

Professional organizations:

  • Facilitate the establishment of contacts, in particular through the organization of recurrent events
  • Are your preferred partners for mobilizing local networks.

Some examples of concrete actions launched by Lyon Métropole

An "innovation window" that puts you in contact with Lyon Métropole. You will be able to present your innovative solutions and we will give you a clearer idea of the competencies available in your domain.

An experiment will be carried out to simplify public calls for tender before the end of 2015 for bids under 90,000 euros (to come).

Do you need a smart way to boost your business network? The "Business Quick Meeting" is your solution. After careful identification of your needs, these fast and informal gatherings will enable you to meet your future customers, suppliers or partners.