The Olympic spirit in your events
The Olympic and Paralympic Games are two 15-day periods of extraordinary entertainment during which Paris welcomes the world! But it is also about values and a magnificent heritage that will give meaning and inspiration to your corporate events, now and in the years to come.
No other major sporting event can match the Olympic and Paralympic Games when it comes to getting the whole world to join in the excitement. They embody an extraordinary spectacle, the finest values of surpassing oneself, a rich history set in emblematic places, and they also establish friendship between peoples through the universal language of sport. The Paris Games will also make history by including an important environmental ambition: to become the first major sports event with a positive contribution to the climate.
There is no shortage of subjects to breathe this Olympic spirit into your event, which will give it vitality and meaning, while respecting the rules of communication linked to the Games.
Olympic stadiums and venues for private hire, Olympic-themed treasure hunts, team-building activities (running or cycling), conferences and motivational speeches with athletes and coaches: the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games will have a lasting impact on the Parisian event scene. Discover our best proposals!
Spotlight on the new Olympic disciplines
Competition venues welcome you!
A look back at the 1924 Olympic Games
Sport, sport, and more sport!
Team spirit, surpassing oneself, fair play ...The Olympic spirit lends itself perfectly to all kinds of original team-building activities. Our selection of the best proposals for your teams.
The Maison du handball, the national training centre for the national handball teams, offers you its facilities for a residential seminar, with sports sessions, motivational speeches by athletes or trainers, and an awareness of disability sports, ending on a high note with the ‘Olympiade party’!
Performance Net specializes in rowing and fencing events, held at prestigious venues such as some of the finest chateaux around Paris.
L’agence Anima, a specialist in recreational activities, has created several themed products for the Olympic and Paralympic Games and can design and adapt many activities on a sports theme.
A guided tour of Paris in quick succession? RunRun tours offers a sporting activity combined with a cultural visit, in other words, how to sightsee in Paris while running.
Finally, many activities and sporting challenges are offered by the agency Pop In Events which specializes in organizing urban races full of surprises and crazy challenges, where the pleasure of participating is paramount.
Spotlight on the new Olympic disciplines
Skateboarding, basketball 3X3, breaking, sport climbing ... a wave of youth and street culture is blowing through the Games with new Olympic disciplines. An opportunity for your event to ride the Olympic wave!
A place not to miss, just a stone’s throw from the Eiffel Tower, is SPOT24 opening in summer 2023. This multi-purpose space dedicated to the new Olympic disciplines (breaking, skateboarding and sport climbing) will be available for private hire for demonstrations and battles in its urban decor.
The Centquatre-Paris, an historical and cultural venue, is also a major meeting and training point for breaking athletes: every day, there is a lively mix of activities, from the most academic to the most dynamic. The vast spaces become a showroom, a seminar room, a reception area, a catwalk, a performance hall … the possibilities are endless!
In a more sporting vein, take your teams to the ‘Five’ sport centres (Marville, Paris 18th and Montreuil). Intended for sport, they can also be privately hired for corporate events. A number of indoor and outdoor 5-a-side football and padel courts, combined with relaxation and catering areas, are suited to the holding of original team-building activities, as well as film shoots, showcases and fashion shows.
Finally, sport climbing, one of the additional sports for Paris 2024, is ideally suited to team-building activities: the two sites of Climb Up Porte d'Italie et Aubervilliers are great places to get a taste of this spectacular discipline which is nevertheless accessible to everyone.
Competition venues welcome you!
In 2023 and from the end of the Olympic and Paralympic Games onwards, choose Paris 2024 competition venues for unique and memorable events.
You will be able to opt for one of the major stadiums, namely the Stade de France, he venue for the biggest international sporting competitions and the main venue for the athletics, rugby, and para athletics events at Paris 2024, or the Parc des Princes, which hosts the most important matches of the Paris-Saint-Germain football team as well as football matches at Paris 2024. They welcome you for events of all sizes, with different sporting team-building activities (zip wire or virtual reality at the Stade de France, activities linked to football and the Parisian football team at the Parc des Princes). The Pavillon des Princes, adjoining Roland Garros, can be used to combine prestigious receptions at the venue for Olympic tennis, boxing and wheelchair tennis competitions.
The Tour Eiffel with its spectacular Gustave Eiffel reception room and its restaurant Madame Brasserie towers over several of the temporary Olympic venues during the Olympic and Paralympic Games: the Eiffel Tower stadium which will host the beach volleyball and blind football events, and the Champ de Mars arena where the judo, wrestling, para judo and wheelchair rugby will take place. Other events will be held just below this area and on the Seine: swimming, marathon, triathlon, road cycling, marathon, race walk, para triathlon.
The Grand Palais and its nave dating back to 1900 is a prestigious showcase for the biggest events, towards the bottom of the Champs-Elysées. In 2024, the fencing, taekwondo, wheelchair fencing, and para taekwondo events will be held here.
The park of the Château de Versailles will also host prestigious events. In 2024, this important place in French history will host equestrian sports, the modern pentathlon, and the para dressage.
The Accor Arena, a huge modular and ultra-modern venue, welcomes major international sporting events every year. In 2024, it will host the basketball, artistic gymnastics, trampoline gymnastics, and wheelchair basketball events. Private events for up to 20,000 people can be held here.
Finally, the 220,000 m² of Paris expo Porte de Versailles and the 250,000 m² of Paris Nord Villepinte will be transformed in 2024 to host volleyball, table tennis, weightlifting, handball, boxing, fencing, modern pentathlon, boccia, para table tennis, goalball and sitting volleyball. These two huge venues are suited to hosting the biggest exhibitions and congresses, combined with a wide range of complementary accommodation and services. As for the Paris le Bourget exhibition centre, it will house the Paris 2024 media village in its 250,000 m² of spaces next to Europe’s leading business airport.
A look back at the 1924 Olympics
The Paris 1924 Olympic and Paralympic Games left their mark on the capital, which still has several sites shaped by history, all of which can be hired out for professional events. 100 years later, they open their doors to you!
The Olympic Games have already left their mark on Paris. Discover our selection of venues linked to the history of the 1924 Games.
The Auteuil racecourse, the only host venue for the 1924 Games still in use in Paris, welcomes you today in an extraordinary green setting with horseracing as a backdrop.
The Monnaie de Paris, has been in operation since 864 and has been producing medals since the first Games of the modern era in Athens in 1896, in Paris in 1900 and 1924, as well as for the Winter Games in Chamonix in 1924 and Grenoble in 1968. Here, you can hold your events in a sumptuous setting and benefit from the thousand-year-old savoir-faire of the artisans of the Monnaie de Paris.
The Molitor swimming pool, today the Molitor MGallery Hotel Collection, was inaugurated in 1929 by the American swimmers Johnny Weissmuller and Aileen Riggin Soule, multiple Olympic medallists in Paris in 1924. As for the Intercontinental Paris Le Grand, in 1947 it was the headquarters of the founding congress of the International Volleyball Federation.
Finally, the Restaurant d’Orsay is a vestige of the Palais d’Orsay which during the 1924 Olympic Games organized the big banquet there for the international federations, as well as the reception of the IOC by the French Olympic Committee.