Partners & Organizers


About ESSCA:

Founded in 1909 in Angers, France, ESSCA is a grande école specializing in business offering a wide portfolio of programs and degrees in management accessible immediately after the baccalauréat or secondary school.

A member of the prestigious Conférence des Grandes Ecoles, its five-year diploma, Master in Management, has been accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education as a master’s degree.  


General Director, Essca

About Ipag:

IPAG Business School is a prestigious business school located in France. With two campuses, in the heart of Paris and Nice, IPAG’s graduates are highly sought after by companies worldwide.

The school benefits from an international network of 135 partner universities in over 35 different countries as well as a social network of over 11,500 Alumni who many of, have achieved great success in managerial positions.

Guillaume Bigot

CEO, IPAG Business School Paris-Nice

About OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities:

THE OECD CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP, SMES, REGIONS, and CITIES help local and national governments unleash the potential of entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized enterprises, promote inclusive and sustainable regions and cities, boost local job creation and implement sound tourism policies.

Céline Kauffman

Deputy Head of the Regulatory Policy Division, OECD