About us

French Signature


The Sensory Experience


French Excellence magnifies the 5 senses values: Touching, Seeing, Tasting, Hearing, Feeling.

The Team


Beside Philip Gombert, founder of the agency in 2002, an international team of experts and high-level professionals, offering a wide range of services and experiential advice, was formed. Based in Paris, it accompanies your projects throughout France and in the world with the main thread of French Excellence.

To accompany the agency daily

The Strategic Committee


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Manuel Peyrondet


Best sommelier of France in 2008, and Meilleur Ouvrier de France in 2011, Chef Sommelier in the biggest hotels like le Bristol or le Royal Monceau, only at 37 years old Manuel Peyrondet, is one of the best sommelier in the world. He collaborates with French Signature for all the activities related to oenology.

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Catherine Calmels


Former Chief Executive Officer at GL Events Management and Leader of several European Congresses Center. Catherine Calmels coordinated throughout his career, major events for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, beauty and luxury hotel business. She always involved her self a lot in the strategic and organizational aspects, just like what she is doing today for French Signature.

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Amaury Brossollet


At 30 years old, Amaury Brossollet is a symbol of the Y generation. A diploma from Reims Management School, passionate by the French art the vivre, from the beginning of his career he has evolved in the world of digital and events. He brings to French Signature a numeric and essentials dimension. Permanently connected on social media, he’s close to the influencers and blogger of his generation.

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Jean-Robert Pitte


Holder of the greatest distinctions of the French nation (Legion of Honor, National Order of Merit, Academic Palms, Perpetual Secretary of the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences), Jean-Robert Pitte is a great advocate of the French Culture and Gastronomy. Former President of the Sorbonne, President of the Société de Géographie, Member of the Academy of Wines of France, he travels the world permanently to promote what France has best. His conferences and live comments at prestigious dinners are unanimously appreciated.

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Edmond Caster


Former Deputy Managing Director of BETC, who under his influence was elected several times the most creative agency of France, Edmond Caster is one of the most influential Artistic Directors of his generation. He worked for the biggest luxury brands like Vuitton, Escada or Weston. Passionate about sociological trends and advance technology of the new century, he brings to French Signature all his experience and creativity.

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Marc Hofer


Experienced entrepreneur in the fields of events and hospitality, Marc Hofer recently participated in the creation of Ferrières, l’Ecole de l’Excellence à la Française, of which he is the General Secretary. He is the principle shareholder of French Signature.

4 Steps to Success


Step

01

Define the project

Preparation is the key : We cover all bases in checking your objectives, participants, dates, locations, special events and budgets.

Step

02

Enhance with details

We’ll often surprise you : Expect highly creative solutions from our large network of destination management resources and our expertise.

Step

03

Monitor every step

We keep things on track : As French DMC professionals, we are highly attentive and pro-active throughout the whole corporate event program.

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04

Control the budget

Being cost / value conscious : Our strong financial management capabilities help you accurately evaluate the cost-effectiveness of your corporate event.

Events range


  • Conferences, conventions, annual meetings, seminars
  • Product Launches
  • Incentive trips, boards and shareholders meetings
  • Scientific and technological congress
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Events, Fundraising
  • Cultural, lifestyle, gastronomic and sporting events
  • Gala evenings, awards, fashion shows
  • Hotel reservations and  business trips organization