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Rencontres IoT for Business

February 2018

February 2018 – Rencontres IoT for Business (“Orange IoT Partners Day”): creating new business partnerships to drive the IoT community.

Paris, France

About the event

Orange is actively involving itself in the IoT ecosystem, notably by organizing events and meetings with IoT players of all kinds to launch fruitful business partnerships.

On 13 February, the Orange Espace Opéra welcomed the first edition of a new event: Rencontres IoT for Business (“IoT Partners Day”). Partners from software companies and systems integrators gathered at the Espace Opéra for a day of keynotes, round table discussions, demos and networking.

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Where to find us

Orange Espace Opéra

Orange speakers and keynotes at this event



Date & time

Marie-Sophie Johner

Coffee and early workshops, followed by welcoming address.

13/02/2018 9:00 – 10:00

Fabrice Stevens, Julie Billioque, Ronan Le Bras & Hostabee

Keynote address by Olivier Ondet followed by roundtable dedicated to networks technology.

13/02/2018 10:00 – 11:00

Orange experts

Tour of workshops

13/02/2018 11:00 – 12:00

Remi Hugonin, Franck Lelong & e-Novact

Roundtable discussion on IoT platforms

13/02/2018 12:00 – 13:00

Orange experts

Workshops & Orange speed-dating

13/02/2018 13:00 – 15:00

The event was a success, drawing 90 current and prospective partners from more than 70 companies, in a mix of business and technical profiles. Orange experts gave a comprehensive overview of IoT solutions suited for small- and medium-sized businesses (device & data management platforms, connectivity kits, promotional channels…). Participants had the opportunity to explore various solutions in dedicated workshops and partake in business speed-dating with Orange teams.

IoT solutions presented that day:

– Live Objects device & data management platform, with a testimonial from the industrial IoT start-up e-novACT
– LoRa Starter Kit
– Live Booster
– Orange IoT networks, from LoRa & LTE-M to 5G, with a testimonial from the connected beehive start-up Hostabee
– The Orange IoT Marketplace
…and many more

The result: a fast-paced day of IoT discovery that created many business opportunities for our guests and Orange.

Olivier Ondet’s keynote, IoT B2B program Director:

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