Antoine Colson is a tradeshow and event entrepreneur. He joined the IPEM journey in 2017 after meeting Gilles Barissat who founded the event in 2016. Antoine has served as CEO and Managing Partner of IPEM since. As such, he is responsible for the IPEM brand and the development of IPEM in Cannes and internationally. Before joining IPEM, Antoine Colson launched several event businesses, in particular France Attractive the annual conference and awards for local economic development. Before moving to the event industry, Antoine worked with French private equity firm Eurazeo and held various positions with Saint-Gobain and Disney. Antoine graduated from HEC Paris (2005) and Emory Goizueta Business School (2005).