The Hotel L'Interlude, ideally located in the heart of the 12th arrondissement of Paris between the Place Daumesnil and the Bois de Vincennes, welcomes you for a charming break in the capital and invites you to discover the many trade shows on offer at the start of 2017.


Première Classe; the leading fashion accessory show

A twice-yearly trade show dedicated to fashion accessories, Première Classe reveals to professionals the trends of the coming season and showcases emerging talents. For 25 years this has been a major event for industry insiders, and now presents a selection of 900 designers and brands in the fields of jewellery, shoes, leather goods and other accessories that are specifically chosen for their originality, style and creativity. This essential event takes place from January 20th to 23rd at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Centre.


Maison & Objet, the realm of the art of living

From January 20th to 24th, 2017, the Maison & Objet trade show returns to explore the world of home, decoration, tableware, accessories and textiles. All professionals involved in home fashions, lifestyle, interior decoration and design will have made a note in their diary of this wide-ranging event, which this year will present 3,000 brands in more than 130,000 m2 of display space at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre. M & O is divided into 3 major sections; Maison (interior decoration) Objet (concept and retail) and Influences (luxury, design and architecture). Previous editions have drawn nearly 70,000 visitors.


Retromobile; the finest classic car show of the season

The most important international exhibition of classic and vintage cars Retromobile takes place from February 8th to 12th in Paris Porte de Versailles, and you are invited. This annual trade show offers 550 exhibitors and some 500 beautiful vehicles for you to admire, including cult cars from the 70s to the 90s. A perfect opportunity to connect with the spare parts market and link up with specialist restorers of great old machines. The highlight of the show will be, as every year, the Artcurial Motorcars auction (February 10th). Will this year witness a new record to beat the 2016 sale of a 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti for 32 million euros?


Première Vision, the international textile trade show

This global event for fashion professionals will open its doors from February 7th to 9th, 2017. Première Vision is an exclusive international textiles showcase that brings together fabrics, yarns, leather, design, manufacturing and accessories and attracts the major players in the fashion industry. An unmissable appointment for professionals at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, where creativity, passion, excellence and business meet...


Sima presents the world of agriculture

From February 26th to March 2nd, 2017, the 77th edition of SIMA, the agribusiness show with an international focus, will take place at the Villepinte Exhibition Centre. About forty countries will be represented with newcomers this year including Indonesia, Finland and Japan. Expert advice, workshops, conferences and, of course, tastings of produce are on the agenda. This year’s theme will be widely discussed. It deals with how a farmer’s life will be in 10 years as the digital world and robotics take an ever-larger role in agriculture.


Photo credit : Normann Copenhagen