Lille’s agency, the Lille Metropolitan Economic Development Agency, helps the companies to settle in Lille Metropolitan area.
To do that, it operates in a 3 steps process:
1. Help the company to understand the market (macro level) and apprehend its new ecosystem (micro level):
a) Showing presence of companies of the same sector, having the same value chain,
b) Meetings with experts (legal, technical),
c) Talent pool: available workforce for the project,
d) Cost structure (tax, labour, real estate, utilities, incentives…) and legal expertise
2. Once the company has defined its plan and schedule, Lille’s agency & its partners will be there to deliver:
a) Site selection and all administrative compliance,
b) Financial engineering,
c) Recruitment, ramp-up and talent mobility solutions,
d) Communication and opening events.
3. Finally, once the company’s site is operational, Lille’s agency will include its director/manager in L’ABC, Lille’s agency business club which
mission is to anchor foreign leaders in their new community in the most durable way.