Founded in 1988, Metropolis is a privately owned Destination Management Company covering the whole of France. The principal office is based in Paris and is owned and run by Paola Fedriga who has more than 30 years’ experience planning and delivering incoming incentives programmes, conferences and events.
The main markets are the USA, Europe and the UK. The team is composed by 7 event professionals managing the projects supported by qualified freelance specialists that have been working with us for 20 years; this enables us to flex the size of the team especially where large operations or complex logistics are required. All permanent staff are employed against a pre-determined skill set and experience. Freelance staff selection reflects a pre-agreed procurement criteria and their competencies and eligibility to be work legally in France are strictly verified.
All our staff are at least bilingual in English and French. Metropolis operates a 24-hour support service.
All suppliers, including transportation companies, are professionally procured against a pre-set criteria to ensure they are fit for purpose and reflect individual client requirements. Metropolis experience covers all types of events from large congresses to small VIP Management meetings; incentive programmes to awards ceremonies; product launches to country wide road shows. The largest event we have handled was Canon with more than 19,000 attendees.
- Programme design
- Programme/project planning
- Budget management
- Professionally procured suppliers and supplier management
- Risk assessment and management
- Onsite event delivery and logistics
- Delegate Registration
- Simultaneous translation
- AV technical equipment and technical support
We are member of ADMEI, SITE, MPI, FICP, EVED, Paris Tourist Office, Atout France, World Association Travel Agencies (WATA), World of DMCs and World of Incentives (WOI).