How to leverage opportunities in the European Market: A focus on France as a major market
Join us as we discuss the opportunities available in the French Agtech and Green Tech market.
Our guest speakers will provide an overview of:
- An overview of the European Market
- Market entry, the do’s and don’ts
- Support available from the French Government
- The opportunities available in the Green/Agritech Market
Our guest speakers will include:
Christelle Damiens – Exportia
Christelle Damiens is the Managing Director of Exportia, which provides an outsourced European Sales & Marketing team to non-European B2B manufacturing and technology companies.
Christelle has 20+ years of sales experience internationally in a high tech environment, working closely with more than a hundred innovative small to medium sized companies and has a track record of taking businesses to their first million Euros in sales and beyond.
Author of two best-selling books “Ready, Tech, Go!” and “The four steps to generate your first million euros in sales” has seen Christelle win the 2020 Australian Business Book award in the Communication and Sales category and a finalist in the Entrepreneurship and Small Business category as well as a Amazon Best Seller in the Global Marketing category.
Stephanie Morley – Business France
Stephanie Morley is the Trade and Investment Commissioner for the French Trade and Investment Commission, Business France Australia. Business France is France’ government led agency supporting the international development of the French economy. Based in Sydney, Business France provides support to assist over 150+ companies each year.
Stephanie leads a team of senior business development experts to facilitate research, industrial and trade development collaboration and investment opportunities in Australia. Stephanie is also acting as a coordinator for agribusiness in the Southeast Asia and Oceania regions.
Stephanie has 25 years experience in economic diplomacy, international trade and investment and project management with government bodies. Stephanie has gained extensive multi-sectoral knowledge, with a key focus on the technology sector, in assisting French companies to evaluate and identify business opportunities in the UK, Eastern European countries and Russia.
Mr Vincent Hebrail – Embassy of France
Mr Vincent Hebrail, with a background in engineering, has worked for 12 years for the French Ministry of agriculture, on a diverse range of matters. These include plant health, pesticide use, Brexit, international trade, agricultural economics, agroecology, environmental performance of farms, sanitary and phytosanitary inspections, and at the local, national, European and international levels. This career path has allowed him to gather a large network on these matters.
In January 2022, he was appointed as a Counsellor at the Embassy of France to Australia, covering agriculture, agrifood, forestry and fisheries matters, for both Australia and New Zealand. His main lines of work focus on cooperation, market access, and globally on enhancing the relationship between France and Australia on agriculture in a mutually beneficial way.