Monaco is abuzz with the Yacht Show this week. For most businesses in the region, including us at Riviera Press, it's 'all hands on deck'. This is due to more than 36,000 visitors expected to the small Principality. And working a trade fair makes you hungry! So whether you are working or visiting the show, we've gotten some Insider tips on where to fill your belly, or whet your whistle.
In 2018, the principality’s famous yacht show will be younger, fresher and more fun as a new demographic of billionaires explores the world of superyachts. In the run-up to the event, Riviera Insider caught up with the Yacht Show's visionary & long-standing managing director, Gaëlle Tallarida to find out more about the changing industry.
The very first animal adoption fair will be taking place September 22nd and 23rd, 2018 at the Espace Antipolis in Sophia-Antipolis.
Organised by the ASA 06 (A Service des Animaux), the event brings together about fifty associations and shelters in the PACA region, including the local Anglo charity French Riviera Animals and the group The Walking Dogs.
The American Club of the Riviera's annual gala was held on Wednesday, 12 September at the Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat.
The Riviera Business Club has officially opened nominations for their Business Person of the Year award. Each year, a panel of judges chooses from a list of nominees the most successful and/or influential business person and Start-up of the year. Any individual who currently resides in the PACA Region OR the Principality of Monaco is eligible to nominate a Company of his or her choice.
Saint Tropez welcomed a new high-end art address to its main square this summer with the launch of the Fondation Linda & Guy Pieters in the Place des Lices. The inaugural exhibition is in homage to the work of celebrated artist Christo and his magnificent Mastaba project.
Changing perceptions & challenging preconceptions. Guillaume Rose has been put in charge of a task force to capitalise and build on Monaco’s international image. We interviewed him on his plans for introducing the world to the Principality.
The French Riviera branch of Operation Christmas Child, an initiative started in 1990 by non-profit organisation Samaritan’s Purse, is calling on the support of Riviera Insider readers for its 2018 push. Since the project began, it has sent over 146 million shoeboxes filled with gifts to vulnerable and disadvantaged children in 150 countries around the world.