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Why Your Boss Needs to Send You to VivaTech

Posted at: 02.24.2023
You want to come to Viva Technology 2023, but don’t know how to persuade your boss. Here are the top reasons why you should be here. See you in June!

#1 Network with the Biggest Players in Tech

Conversations begin, ideas are born, and partnerships are formed when the right people meet at the right time. Find your tribe and network with industry leaders, potential clients, and other professionals in your field. Meet through the networking space on our app, at side events throughout the week, or in dedicated areas in the VivaTech halls. Expand your professional network and seize new business opportunities for your company.

“We had more than 100 quality leads just in four days and 25 signed up for our service within the next six months”

- Anne-Sophie Raoult, Co-founder of Hipli


#2 Deep-Dive into the Hottest Industry Trends

Viva Technology is a showcase for the latest technology and innovation in various industries. Visit our main stages and catch talks from the world’s most inspiring speakers. Tech leaders, policymakers, researchers, and founders give their insights on today’s most noteworthy topics. Bring back the latest news about AI, Web3, cybersecurity, climatech and more to your team. Check out all the hot topics we’ll be diving into this year here.

“VivaTech is the only place where I can meet so many international speakers: my agenda was full all 3 days!”

- Vivienne Walt, Correspondent, Time Magazine 



#3 Access to Innovation

Scout out the top innovations in your industry. Meet with over 1,800 startups revolutionizing the businesses of tomorrow. Find the hardware or software that could benefit your company or meet the startup that will soon become your next partner. 

“VivaTech is a great place to source startups for investment, to explore new innovation trends and to pave the way for further business discussions.”

- Anne Lebreton Wolf, CEO of ALW Finance & Innovation



#4 Professional Development

Attend workshops, listen to keynote speakers, and work on your elevator pitch when discovering different stands in the VivaTech Halls. Growing and developing your career skills can result in increased productivity and value to your company.

“VivaTech is an amazing event and so vast that we can actually meet a lot of the players from so many different sectors in the same place.” 

- Romuald Boulanger, Co-founder of La Vitre



#5 “Better Than Last Year’s Team Building Pizza Party”

Want to bring your whole team VivaTech is a great place to create team bonding and develop common interests with your coworkers. Listen to top speaker sessions and debrief what you learned at the end of the day. Attend side events together to network and discuss your opinions on the latest tech you saw (or on whether white or rosé is the superior summer wine…). 

And if that’s not enough, we even offer discounts for groups. Get up to 30% off your order, if there’s at least 3 of you.


#6 Put the Spotlight on Your Company

Attending VivaTech 2023 can also help build your company"e;s brand and reputation. Your participation in the event can demonstrate your company"e;s commitment to innovation and technology, and can help position your company as a thought leader in your industry. 

“VivaTech was a really good return on investment because of all the feedback we got, the media exposition, etc. It was a great way to accelerate our project and to meet a lot of people.”

- Vincent Rumeau, Co-founder of Midipile 


The Key Numbers

87% of attendees were satisfied with their participation last year, citing the richness and quality of exhibitors, the variety of stage talks, and the size of the event as the most positive points. 

At VivaTech 2022 we had:

  • 91,000 visitors in-person at the Porte de Versailles expo venue 
  • 146 nationalities present
  • 400 million people reached by the event on social networks 
  • 4.3 million viewers of VivaTech News, the event’s broadcast news channel 
  • 2,000 accredited journalists


“In just a few days, we have met with so many people, from different levels, from Europe to Asia to Canada. And these investors, business executives, and talents want to work with us and are ready to touch base after VivaTech. That"e;s the power of VivaTech for us.”

- Bilal Demir, Chemical and Polymer engineer at BeFC

How can your boss say no to all these benefits Send them to our Get Your Pass page once they’re convinced. We’ll see you in June!


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