Le Festival 2020 Cultural Webinars

New Caledonia: Doing Business in a French Environment

New Caledonia is a French overseas territory in the Pacific, located less than two hour flight from Brisbane. Doing business in New Caledonia has nothing to do with the other Pacific islands due to the strong influence of the legal and French Human Resources system.

Let our experts explain the main differences and share some tips to be successful in New Caledonia.

Denis Etournaud – CEO of Bluescope Steel in New Caledonia since 1986 and is Vice-President of the Australia Pacific Island Business Council.

Live Streaming from Brisbane & Canberra!
To receive the link to your chosen webinar, make sure you book your seat (free of charge – donations welcome). If you are interested in this webinar but are unable to tune in at the scheduled time, do not worry – book your seat anyway as you will have access to a replay afterwards!



Your Presenter

Mathieu Hanaut & Alain Etchegaray

Mathieu Hanaut, Partner at Baker & McKenzie, in charge of the French Pacific territories, with 18 year experience with New Caledonia

Alain Etchegaray
, Director at Pacific People Solutions with 25 year experience with New Caledonia


Live entertainment ​Program

All Week-end Roving

Ruba Tuba ♦ Mademoiselle Glitter ♦ Stilt walkers ♦ Mlle Glitter – Eiffel Tower ♦ French acrobats ♦ Ground Rovers