Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant

Partnership agreement signed between French Chambers of Commerce, French Overseas Chambers of Commerce and the ISM to provide export support to EPV-labelled companies of excellence

A founding partnership agreement was signed on Thursday, 30 November 2017, between CCI France International (the network of French overseas chambers of commerce), CCI International (the network of the French chambers of commerce export departments) and the Institut Supérieur des Métiers, which administers the EPV label on behalf of the French State. The agreement seeks to improve the coordination of support activities in France and overseas, and its main goal is to reinforce the export support available to outstanding French companies that hold the Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant (EPV) label.

What are the main aims of the partnership?

• Promote the presence of EPVs overseas, in the countries where the CCI France International (CCI FI) network is present (90 countries)
• Improve networking between the French chambers of commerce (CCI) networks in France and overseas and EPVs (1400 companies of excellence)
• Promote the organisation of information days for EPVs in the regions, with CCIs and CCI FI country experts
• Organise an annual event in Paris for EPV-labelled companies, under the aegis of the Directorate-General for Businesses (DGE), with CCI FI country experts (speed meeting)


The first event will take place in Bercy on 3 July 2018.

The agreement was signed in Paris, at a meeting of the Board of Directors of CCI France International.

04 December 2017