DFDL was proud to be a sponsor and participant in the France-Cambodia Business Forum which was held on 9 and 10 June 2022 in a range of premium venues across Phnom Penh.
Audray Souche (Regional Managing Partner) led a team of DFDL participants that included Charles Amar (Consultant), Etienne Rieuneau (Head of Business Development; Head of Connector Unit) and Julie Keo (Legal Consultant; Business Development Specialist). DFDL was a Gold Sponsor for the event organized by the French-Cambodian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Conseillers du Commerce extérieur de la France (French Foreign Trade Advisors).
On 9 June, Charles took part in a series of mini conferences on promising economic sectors titled “Cambodia, in a Nutshell,” in which he spoke about opportunities in the country’s construction boom. The next day, Audray took part in an executive panel on “Franco-Cambodian dialogues: a look back at a Privileged Economic Relationship.”
For the discussion, which mainly focused on infrastructure projects, Audray was joined by HE Mr. Keo Rottanak (Director General, Electricity of Cambodia), Hervé Meljac (Representative of Electricité de France), HE Mr. Long Naro (Director General, Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority), Cédric Roude (Director, Bakheng Project for Vinci Construction Grands Projects) and Emmanuel Dollfus (Deputy Director, French Agency for Development). The session was moderated by Frantz Vaganay (French Foreign Trade Advisor; Founder of ATS Cambodia).
Also on June 10, Julie served as an MC during the session “Open stage: Pitch Your Business,” introducing successful entrepreneurs such as Mark Tan of GeoPost, Sylvie Pregevole of Maison Pregevole and Jérôme Parayre of Petitjean.