FIBA Events

July Business Lunch

  • Friday 1st July
  • The LYINC - 2 Pl. de la Bourse, 69002 Lyon
  • The Science behind a beer
    David Smart left his career as a veterinary surgeon (horse specialist)  to work in R&D in pharmaceutics and finally ended up in a microbiological diagnostics company heading up a team dedicated to the beer and wine sectors.

    So what, you are asking, can a man from Biomerieux bring to the master brewer ? Come to the lunch on the 1st July and find out ! Book your tickets here.


The Queens jubilee

Queen’s Platinum jubilee birthday garden party

  • Tuesday 7th June from 6.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m
  • Victoria Hall 33, rue du Repos, Lyon 7ème
  • The British Community Committee of France, Lyon District and its Member Associations:

    Association France – Grande-Bretagne Lyon & Rhône
    English-Speaking Families Group
    Franco-British International Business Association
    Grapevine Association
    Royal Air Forces Association – Lyon Jubilee Branch
    Royal British Legion – Lyon Liberation Branch
    The Royal Scottish County Dance Society – Lyon Branch
    Trinity Church Lyon

    request the pleasure of the company of their members & friends at a

    Celebration Cocktail Party in honour of Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 

    For tickets please sign up here 

Lyon Green tourisme

May Business Lunch

  • Friday 13th May
  • The LYINC - 2 Pl. de la Bourse, 69002 Lyon

    Catherine ROMEYER,  Sustainable Tourism Director at ONLYLYON Congress & Tourism is in charge of sustainable processes within OnlyLyon (label/CSR certification) and supports travel and tourism professionals in their quest to provide a more green approach within their industry. In 2021 Lyon boasted a leadership position as the 1st French city and the 7th city worldwide in the The Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index).

    Catherine will talk to us about the challenges of maintaining this leadership position, how to excel in ‘green tourism’ and the opportunities for business growth in LYON.

    Please sign up here

April Business Lunch

  • Friday 8th April
  • The LYINC - 2 Pl. de la Bourse, 69002 Lyon
  • Interpreting Living Legends – meeting the person behind the persona

    Please sign up here

    Michel Celemenski, co-founder, with Sara Green, and MD of W5 Editorial, will share a selection of his extraordinary stories from his years as a journalist and interpreter. He has worked with some of the biggest names on the planet, making his journalistic debut at the age of 16 when he met and interviewed a famous rockstar. He has since met, interviewed and interpreted for company chairmen, politicians, presidents, and film stars to name just a few… His stories are riveting, so this promises to be a very entertaining lunch!

    Michel will share information at the end of the lunch about a book that he has translated from Yiddish into French which will be published very soon. ‘Coupés du Monde’ is the chronicle of one of his family members who was an underground agent and resistant in Nazi-occupied Poland during WWII.

March Business Lunch & AGM

  • Friday 4th March
  • The LYINC - 2 Pl. de la Bourse, 69002 Lyon
  • Twenty years to make a sale ! Zeneo Emergency – a story of vision and perseverance

    Xavière Castano co-founded CROSSJECT, a pharmaceutical company based in Dijon, specialising in the research of needle-free injections in 2001. Crossject now employs over 100 people and has just commercially launched its very first product. She will share their amazing story of challenges and innovation at the business lunch in March. To book, please sign up here . 

    We will also hold our AGM, starting at 11h30 before the lunch and welcome our new President, Rachel Maury.

    Lunch begins at 12.30pm