• The French
    Business Development Agency

    Lille's agency (formerly APIM) is a business development agency that provides consulting services to executive teams, partnering with them to refine their strategies early in the process. Specializing in helping companies establish a powerful presence since 1985, Lille's agency has assisted over 1,200 companies in the Lille metro area grow their business.


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  • How can we leverage your development?

    3rd

    business district in France

    70%

    of business leaders see innovation as a differentiating strategy

    80%

    of the variance in revenue growth is explained by choices about where to compete


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  • How can our services improve your performance?

    1,200

    companies accompanied over 28 years

    30,000

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    1

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  • A plug and play ecosystem for your company

    78

    million consumers within 300 km

    3

    European capitals less than 80 minutes away

    100,000

    students in Lille area


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  • What is your business model for success?

    80%

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    1st

    French rail transport cluster

    1st

    European ecommerce hub


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Emmanuel Gens

Emmanuel Gens

Chairman - Fratech

As the only person actually on the ground to launch Fratech, Lille’s agency came as a real breath of fresh air and gave me all the expertise I needed. It was the ideal partner to support Belgatech over the last few months.

Chairman - Fratech
Denis Haton

Denis Haton

Managing Director - France, Italy & Switzerland - ANDREWS SYKES CLIMAT LOCATION

With the Group's headquarters in London, and older and stronger bases in the Benelux, Lille was a natural choice for our first location in France, and Lille's Agency provided all the initial support needed

Managing Director - France, Italy & Switzerland - ANDREWS SYKES CLIMAT LOCATION
Laurent Lévy

Laurent Lévy

Inop's President

The Lille region's vibrant digital economy is a key asset for the growth of the micro, small and medium-sized enterprises that INOP’S represents. Being located in Lille is a natural fit. Lille’s agency proved to be a true partner to our logistics, recruitment and business outreach teams during the relocation process.

Inop's President

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