2024: YEAR

WTC Metz-Saarbrücken wishes you all the best for 2024 and every success in your career.

In 2024, we'll be celebrating 35 years of the World Trade Center Metz-Saarbrücken, with a rich and varied program of events in Germany, France and abroad. A wide range of formats will be organized, including cybersecurity, business internationalization and air transport.

During the first half of 2024, several outgoing business delegations are scheduled: from March 3 to 6 in Bengalore, India, as part of the WTCA Global Business Forum in conjunction with the WTCA Francophone Initiative, and from June 10 to 12 in Dresden, Germany, as part of the WTCA Investors Day and the regional meeting of European WTCs.

Contact us if you'd like to take part, or if you have an international development project in mind!

See you soon!
Your WTC Metz-Saarbrücken team

Section #3 of the cycle
"Developing internationally - From the Grand Est to the world
February 2, 2024 on
Stages of internationalization

In partnership with KPMG, WTC Metz-Saarbrücken is organizing part #3 of the export awareness cycle "Se développer à l'International - Du Grand Est vers le monde", on Friday February 2 in a breakfast format from 8am to 10:30am at the IAE-Université de Lorraine in Metz.

This sequence is particularly aimed at new or first-time exporters. They will be able to take part in interactive workshops lasting 15 minutes each, organized in small groups in rotation, led by experts in the field, with operational tools and concrete advice on export assistance, to help you find concrete answers to your export development projects.

Come and meet international development experts on the following topics:

  • Amandine Wirrig, International Adviser CCI International Grand Est - Le Parcours d'accompagnement Export de la Région Grand Est
  • Perrine Christmann, International Business Manager, Bpifrance Réseau Est, and Lydie Depaix, International Business Manager Banque CIC Est - Guarantees and Financing
  • Sébastien Chuste, Development Manager, KPMG ESC & GS - Setting up an export financing plan
  • Jean-Luc Bieber, Lawyer and partner at JUROPE & Vice-President of WTC Metz-Saarbrücken - Starting an export market with or without your own entity
  • Danièle Behr, Founder of BEHR CONSULTING and member of the WTC Metz-Saarbrücken Board of Directors - Putting people at the heart of success: interculturality
  • Laurent Buonvino, President of WTC Metz-Saarbrücken and CEO of Commet Group - Volontariat International en Entreprise

Free participation with registration.
This professional event is reserved for the business community.

Latest members 2023

They have just joined and participated in the economic delegation at ALGEST - the industrial subcontracting trade show in Algiers in October 2023 !

Saarland's demographic problems and shortage of qualified personnel are leading companies to recruit staff from across the border. 

The company Formation SaarLor FSL is a cross-border training organization with double validation, providing access to the job market on both sides of the border.

Jobseekers benefit from high-quality vocational training with qualified instructors in state-of-the-art training workshops and innovative, demand-driven training programs to develop and maintain their professional skills.
Our areas of expertise includeindustry, logistics and office automation , as well aslanguage training (German, English, Italian, French as a foreign language) in technical and professional fields.
Thanks to technical training in French and German, candidates gain dual skills and dual equivalence, enabling them to choose the country in which they wish to work - greatly facilitating access to employment. The emphasis is on individual needs and personalized training.
Formation SaarLor FSL works in partnership with Pôle Emploi and the Service de Placement Transfrontalier (Cross-Border Job Placement Service) to ensure that its courses are in tune with the demands of the job market.

TRAINING SaarLor FSLa subsidiary of the German KOLPING Bildung Deutschland Group, will celebrate 15 years in Forbach in 2024.

EA LE COLIBRI is a multiservice company based in the Grand-Est region of France. and provides companies with qualified agents for all types of work.

EA Le colibri is a French government-accredited " Entreprise Adaptée" (EA) in the ordinary environment, with the specificity of employing at least 55% disabled workers among its production workforce*

The company offers two types of services

  • In-house: industrial services, packaging, logistics and quality control
  • Externally: maintenance of green spaces, forestry services and building maintenance. 

*55% of our employees are recognized as disabled workers (RQTH), enabling them to benefit from special assistance.

Join the WTC in 2024!

Do you have an international project?
Contact Evelyne PELLE for personalized support!

International economic news

WTCA 54th Global Business Forum in Bengaluru, India
March 3-6 2024

WTCA and WTC Bengaluru are organizing the 54th WTCA World Economic Forum in Bengalore, India from March 3 to 6, 2024. L'WTC Francophone Initiative is organizing a joint trade mission to Bengaluru as part of the WTCA Global Business Forum 2024.

Agenda for 1st half 2024