However big your company is, whatever your sector of activity, or no matter what your ambitions are for international markets, risingSUD can help you with its customized support programs. The regional economic development agency for the South of France has a network of top international partners that supports these programs, such as Team France Export, the OSCI international trade specialists, the CCE international trade advisors, the Bpifrance public investment bank, and many others.

I want to find European partners and financing

What is it?

The Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) is the largest network dedicated to supporting European SMEs and start-ups. Funded by the European Commission, it is a network of 400 affiliated organizations providing the services of more than 3000 experts and advisors for innovation, financing, regulation, and the internationalization of businesses.


With representatives in 46 countries, the Enterprise Europe Network is an essential partner for any company that considers internationalization and innovation as drivers for growth.

What are the business advantages?

  • Advice and diagnostics to prepare for your business growth in Europe, with specialized consulting in areas such as market strategy, search for partners, capacity to innovate, European financing, digital transition, circular economy, and regulatory requirements.
  • Visibility at the world's largest trade shows thanks to business conventions and B2B meetings organized by the network (300 events per year).


supported by risingSUD

B2B meeetings

initiated through the framework of the EEN

Success Stories

We were helped by the EEN network for the development of our export business. The expertise of the risingSUD team facilitated contact with several contacts in high-potential markets that we had not yet approached.

Sales Manager, IADYS

We were helped by the EEN network for the development of our export business. The expertise of the risingSUD team facilitated contact with several contacts in high-potential markets that we had not yet approached.

Sales Manager, IADYS

Enterprise Europe Network, what is it ?

Your expert

Nicolas Chehanne
Head of European Programs - Enterprise Europe Network CoordinatorContact us

I want to access new markets

What is it?

risingSUD offers customized programs to help regional companies export their goods and services and expand their international reach. Identification of partners, exploration of new markets, meetings with local ecosystems, drivers for growth... To provide a concrete response to companies' needs, the agency relies on a network of partners, including Team France Export and international trade specialists.

What are the business advantages?

Each program is tailored to the needs of the company and the location of the investment. It offers customized support, including:


  • Upstream preparation: sharing key business information and best practices to succeed in your target market
  • Introduction to local business practices: training in pitching techniques, fund-raising, market trends, marketing, sales, recruitment and the creation of subsidiaries
  • Business meetings and opportunities to boost short- and medium-term results
  • Immersion in the local ecosystem: networking, participation in accelerator programs, meetings with local French communities...
  • Meetings with other local entrepreneurs to benefit from their feedback and practical advice

I want to participate in major trade shows

What is it?

Every year, risingSUD has a strategic presence at key international trade shows.


risingSUD supports the economic strategies deployed by the Région Sud nd its partners (metropolises, agglomerations, consular networks, Team France export, competitiveness clusters, French Tech, economic development agencies, incubators, and accelerators, etc.) by representing the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region and promoting the advantage of the South of France at events such as:




CES - International Consumer Technology Event

January 9 to 12, 2024 - Las Vegas


VVIVA Technogloy  - Trade fair for technological innovations and start-ups

May 22 to 25, 2024 - Paris


SIAL - International Food Innovation Exhibition

October 19 to 23, 2024 - Paris



SIAE - International Aeronautics and Space Show

June 16 to 22, 2025 - La Bourget / Paris


Our team provides:

What are the benefits?

  • Preparations to ensure a high-impact presence at the trade fair and a high profile thanks to the group dynamic
  • Great visibility thanks to the Region Sud brand

  • Financial support (subsidized stand fees, shared resources, etc.)

  • Access to risingSUD's networks and the ability to arrange B2B meetings in the network

Other major events?

risingSUD also leads delegations to the following trade shows and events:

  • Natural Living sector

Salon Natexpo 

  • Blue Economy sector

Euromaritime   SMM Hamburg

  • Innovative Healthcare sector

Arab Health  Health from Space BIO San Diego

  • Tourism and Creative Industries sector

SXSW      Festival de Cannes


Your Expert

Lucile Marquet
International Project Manager - Trade showsContact Us

I want to connect with entrepreneurs in Europe

This program offers young European entrepreneurs the possibility to have stay in another country for one to so they can learn from experienced managers. Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is an exchange program that provides travel grants for young entrepreneurs. It is not intended to provide paid employment. 

Do you want to launch a company or have you created one in the last three years? Are you looking for an experience abroad?

Do you manage a company located in the South of France and you want to support a young European entrepreneur and help their business project?

Contact us!


Your expert

Margaux Sommier
Business accelarationContact Us