To grow your business in the EU, head for Hauts-de-France. We’re both a gateway and strategic crossroads where you can stay on top of opportunities and markets in Europe, all within easy reach of the UK.
80 minutes from London
88% of foreign companies already here recommend Hauts-de-France
Europe’s most concentrated consumer market: 78 million potential customers within a 300-km radius
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Whenever we have a new project or new questions or we need help or support from the local authorities, they’re there for us. We're an integral part of the region's economic and social fabric.
IBM has many major customers in Lille. This is a vibrant, dynamic place to do business!
We chose Dunkerque in Hauts-de-France because it has everything we need. Dunkerque's industrial heritage made us feel comfortable locating here.
We considered other European countries, but selected Bierne in Haut-de-France. The nearby port of Dunkerque is ideal for importing and exporting components and tractors.
The local government, including the Regional Council, thought highly of this project. They helped us with a lot of the coordination.
Lille’s location is very close to Paris. It’s also a place where you have lots of very good graduates, so skilled employees are easy to find.
Hauts-de-France is unique. We're at the heart of a very densely populated area within easy reach of Paris, London and Amsterdam.
The region is packed with refreshing novelty value for jaded participants. You'll not only find that you save on travelling time and costs, but you'll also find a warm welcome and efficient partners who will make your event memorable, for all the right reasons.