Patrick Van Den Schrieck, chairman of WTC Lille and Daniel Damart, vice-chairman of Arras Urban Community, opened the evening before giving the floor to Virginie Blida, CEO of WTC Lille & Arras, and let her present the new World Trade Center.
She started the meeting by detailing her new project for WTC. Meant for regional companies operating internationally, or wishing to, it offers premium networking, collaborative coaching, upscale events,…
Supported by Luc Doublet, chairman of CCI International and Pascal Hervieu, CEO of Euragglo, both board members of WTC Lille, she stressed that there was no international business club in Lille region, where companies could talk, share and learn.
They can now join the WTC international business club !!
The economist Jean-Marc Daniel, took over and defended the idea that the export is not an end in itself, and must meet market expectations. Export is a long and expensive process, so companies do it for one very good reason : sell !
The draw to determine the winner of a Classic Infinity Membership, worth 700€, took place during the cocktail.
Sansone Group, a family-owned company, is now the proud member of WTC Lille & Lille-Arras.