The president wishes to organize a second edition of the exhibition which had gathered nearly 10,000 visitors in January this year.
If the date has yet to be defined, due to the Covid-19, the Elysée Palace will reopen its doors in 2021, for the Great Exhibition of made in France. Faced with the success of the first edition, which took place on the weekend of January 18-19, 2020, and welcomed nearly 10,000 visitors, President Macron wished to renew this event which allows industrial groups, as well as craft houses , to present a product produced on national territory.
This is how the organic Roquefort Gabriel Coulet, the intelligent and connected Axiom radiator by Noirot (Muller group), as well as the French cotton polo shirt Jean Fil, notably found themselves under the gold of the Republic. So that each territory is represented, only one production per department is selected. And for this new edition, the competition is open to overseas communities. Companies wishing to apply have until January 15 to submit their application to the Élysée website.
Last year, 1,750 companies tried their luck. The final selection will be made by a committee made up of around ten personalities and co-piloted by Agnès Pannier-Runacher and Alain Griset, respectively Minister Delegate for Industry and SMEs. In total, 106 achievements of French companies will therefore be displayed before the public’s eyes. Barrier gestures oblige, he must first register online to attend the event, which is also a reminder that consuming French is a means of supporting local activity.