Le Vauclusen un territoire dynamique © Brugvin & Colombe Prod

Join a dynamic territory

Driven by the vitality of an entire region

To establish a business and work in Vaucluse region is to join a perfectly sized territory with a promising future thanks to its talent pool and its entrepreneurial spirit.

Vaucluse is part of a region whose growth rate is higher than the national average.

Key figures

+ 6,8% for the 17-25 age group
from 2000 and 2005 (2x the national average)
+ 20% (creation)
of businesses in 2018 in Vaucluse
+ 12,9 % (of creations)
of associations
9 million
consumers within 2 hours drive
12th University of Avignon
among the depositories of INPI requests
71% of Vaucluse businesses
have a very low risk of failure (Region: 62%)
exporter in the region


With a workforce of 2 million and more than 200,000 executives, the Région SUD is in possession of a growing pool of resources.

Predictions for 2030 project an increased regional population of more than 800,000 people, or 20,000 new people per year in this growing territory. The region regularly attracts and disseminates its talent, the impact of which benefits Vaucluse a great deal. New executives seduced by the quality and potential of the territory, French and international students, they are all more and more likely to opt for the Région Sud and Vaucluse.

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In figures

1,743 companies with foreign capital for 47,568 workers/ half of newcomers are under 40 years old/ 3rd largest region in mainland France in terms of net executive migration rates / Most attractive French region according to 72% of French executives

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Salle de séminaire à la Coquillade Village en Luberon


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The resources dedicated to Business Tourism in Vaucluse are varied:

– a Congress Centre at the Palais des Papes in Avignon

– an Expo Park in Avignon

– hotels with seminar rooms

With its UNESCO World Heritage-listed heritage and numerous remarkable sites, Vaucluse offers undeniable opportunities for your professional meetings.

In full progress, the business tourism sector is also an important development lever in Vaucluse.
Just 2h40 from Paris by TGV, situated in the heart of Provence, there are many resources waiting for you that can be adapted to any event. An asset which will help you stand out from your competitors!

– Equipped with two private wings, the Congress Centre of the Palais des Papes in Avignon hosts medium-sized seminars with 16 characterful reception rooms which can house between 20 to 536 seated guests.

– The Expo Park is dedicated to large-scale events, with grand halls and a 920-seater meeting room.

– Hotels with conference rooms, museums, wineries, Spirou Park; many professionals have positioned themselves in Business Tourism sector throughout the territory.


In Vaucluse, the education and training ecosystem has reached an international radius and can boost innovation thanks to its specialized schools in science, agrosciences, digital technologies and the creative economy.

With training opportunities structured around Vaucluse’s 2 identifying axes: Agriculture&Sciences and Culture, Heritage and Digital Societies, the University responds well to the challenges of tomorrow.
Its 15 laboratories and research teams (10 in Science and Agroscience and 10 in Human and Social Sciences) are a real engine for innovation and competitiveness at the local, national and international levels.

ISEMA: Higher Business School specialising in the training of managers and executives with technical and commercial skills.

ESAA: École Supérieure d’Art d’Avignon (Avignon Art Academy)

ISTS, l’Institut Supérieur des Techniques du Spectacle (the Higher Institute of Performance Techniques): Centre for continuing education in performing arts techniques

IMCA: Institut des métiers de la communication audiovisuelle (Institute of Audiovisual Communication Trades)

The Wine university

Savannah College of Art and Design

EDGE Business School

Ecole des Nouvelles Images

ESA Game

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Did you know?

There are 7,500 students spread over the 2 campuses of Avignon University

13% are international students, spanning 90 different nationalities

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