Events at La Défense

Paris La Défense, a highly original playground

17,000 m2
of dedicated events space
31 ha
of esplanade
5 lines
of high capacity railway lines 

parking places
 10 minutes
from Paris by public transport
commercial businesses
food outlets
events  (cultural, sports, charity)
on average per year
street marketing
operations per year 


Paris La Défense is much more than Europe’s first business district.

Located close to Paris, this is a mixed district where 17,000 employees, 20,000 residents and 17,000 students cross paths every day...It is also a tourist attraction, visited by 8.4 million people every year! Paris La Défense is a place to meet and mingle, an intersection between different yet complementary worlds.

From the Parvis to the Esplanade, Paris La Défense can be visited and enjoyed like a giant playground. Overall, 17,000m2 of exceptional space are available for you to host:
     -  your marketing and commercial operations,
     - your festive and cultural events,
     - your sports and charity events,
     - your shoots (adverts, films, video clips).

As an exceptional contemporary destination, Paris La Défense is a lively and happening place, home to the largest shopping centre in Europe, restaurants, cinemas...
With its highly original architecture, its open-air museum and its unique skyline, Paris La Défense offers a completely inventive landscape to set your shoots and events in !

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Number of people entering the district by railway station in 2015

La Défense RER :
29 millions
The 3rd busiest train station


La Défense (metro) :
15 millions

Esplanade de La Défense :
10 millions

(source RATP)

90 % of employees consider
Paris La Défense as a neighborhood where it is good to work

37 % of employees
In La Défense outside
Of working days, compared with 29% in 2014

Source : Employee Barometer Results 2015,
Survey conducted by BVA for Defacto.