During the Forum

The Global Forum is organized for you to “Meet Paris” on Friday afternoon. Several vibrant options have been established to give you an insider’s look at the art and culture of the world’s most romantic city. Space is limited, so be the first to sign up onsite in Paris at the Wharton Booth, located in the Sponsor Expo area during the Forum. Please check back often, as more tours will be added.

Printemps Tour – 25 people

Discover the story of the iconic Printemps store and Paris fashion, followed by a visit to the VIP service offered by the mall. To finish, you will enjoy an hour shopping with a complementary 10% off.

Galeries Lafayette Tour – 25 people

Discover the story of the iconic Galerie Lafayette store and Paris fashion, followed by a presentation about the development of the mall internationally and nationally. A complementary 10% off will be negotiated with the Galerie.

Musée d’Orsay – 100 people

Housed in the train station building, constructed by Victor Laloux for the 1900 World Fair, the Orsay is an amazing national museum devoted to all the arts between 1848-1914.

Thanks to a fascinating bilingual guide, discover the various artistic movements represented include Academism, Realism, Impressionism, Symbolism, Art nouveau… Among the featured artists are Bonnard, Carpeaux, Cézanne, Courbet, Daumier, Degas, Gallé, Gauguin, Guimard, Lalique, Maillol, Manet, Millet, Monet, Pissarro, Redon, Renoir, Rodin, Seurat, Sisley, van Gogh, Vuillard…

Dior Haute Couture - 24 People

Since the advent of the "New Look" in 1947, Dior Haute Couture has represented the utmost in elegance around the world. Inside the ateliers at the heart of Avenue Montaigne, the finest traditions join with outstanding technical prowess to produce creations that take elegance and dreams to the highest plane.

A Dior guide will help you discover this fascinating universe, symbol of the renowned "French touch."


Located just a short walk from the Westin Vendome, travel to WINE by ONE to organize your own tasting within a selection of 200 wines by the glass, ranging from ‘everyday wines’ to world famous selections such as Mouton Rothschild, Chateau d’Yquem, Opus One or Penfolds Grange. Every guest will be offered a personalized free preloaded WINEcard and snacks. WINE by ONE’s founder, Stephane Girard, WG’06, will provide an introduction to kick off this fun event!

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