Every year, the Bureau advises more than 500 entrepreneurs at every stage of their professional lives: incubation, training and expert advice, and finding premises.


Les Ateliers de Paris, the Bureau's incubator, is home to 30 companies in the design, fashion and crafts sectors.
Residents benefit from a workshop at a very attractive rent, personalized support, wide visibility for their projects and news, and a network of professionals and former residents.

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The courses cover all the issues related to the development of a business: management, strategy, marketing and communication. Funding from the City of Paris makes it possible to offer these courses at a very affordable price.

They exist in short formats and thematic programmes, combining training and individual advice on a specific theme (digital, sustainable development, etc.).

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Individual appointments

One-to-one meetings are available by appointment for Ile-de-France entrepreneurs in the creative professions.

Delivered by consultants specializing in management, communications, law and accounting, they support companies at every stage of their development.

A fee of €28 is charged for each interview.

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Loan of Honor Entrepreneurs of the Trades of Art

The Prêt d'Honneur is designed to encourage the creation and development of businesses by young professionals in the arts and crafts.

The assistance provided is a zero-interest honorary loan of up to €10,000.

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Premises and real estate

Each year, the Office assists around fifty project leaders in their search for premises. The City of Paris has set up three mechanisms, including a dedicated page on the website which lists all the premises currently available from social landlords and Semaest, and a GIE Paris Commerce premises application form, available from the Bureau's real estate department.

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Awards and labels

The Bureau rewards and supports current and up-and-coming professionals in the design, fashion and crafts sectors.

Grands Prix de la Création de la Ville de Paris

The Grands Prix are awarded to fashion, design and craft designers throughout France.

The Prix Révélation rewards a professional whose project is promising, creative and has prospects for
development. The prize acts as a talent spotlight.

The Prix Engagement rewards a professional for
his or her creative, research and innovative approach, for his or her
entrepreneurial approach, and for his or her ability to develop and provide solutions to the challenges and uses of our time

The Fashion Accessories Prize, in partnership with ADC, is awarded to emerging or established accessories projects (leather goods, shoes, gloves, belts, etc.).

The Prix Accessoires Bijoux is open to accessory projects
in the jewelry and fashion jewelry sectors. This prize is created in partnership with Francéclat.

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Know-How Transmission Award

The Savoir-faire en transmission awards, endowed with €10,000 by the City of Paris and its partners, are designed to enable young adults, or people undergoing retraining, to perfect their craft training by spending a full year in the workshop of an art craftsman.

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Made in Paris label

Launched in 2017, the "Fabriqué à Paris" label aims to promote the diversity and richness of Parisian manufacturing. Each year, it labels craftspeople and products that are specifically Parisian.

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The Bureau is committed to federating and promoting the actors of the creative professions ecosystem, both nationally and internationally.

Support for associations

With the aim of promoting and developing the creative professions in Paris, the Office works with associations in this sector, such as the Association Gouttes d'Or de la Mode et du Design, the Viaduc des Arts, the Cour de l'industrie/37 bis and M1D. The Bureau mobilises these players around major events such as the European Crafts Days or Paris Design Week.

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Schools of Applied Arts

The City of Paris ensures the operation and participates in the smooth running of the three schools of applied arts, Boulle, Estienne and Duperré.
The Bureau also works closely together to implement various actions: professional integration, promotion of students' work, promotion of training courses, etc. In this context, the Bureau is a partner of the Design and Art Trades campus.

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Events Outside the Walls

The Bureau initiates or participates in numerous off-site events such as Maison & objet, Paris Design Week, the Émergences biennial, Révélations, the Carrousel des Métiers d'art et de créations... It thus contributes to the promotion of young entrepreneurs in the creative sector.

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International projects

The Office is involved in an international dimension through various projects: travelling exhibitions, cross-residencies, workshops with cities such as Montreal, Amsterdam, Buenos Aires, Kyoto, or even Yerevan in Armenia. In this way, it participates in the influence of the capital in the fashion, design and crafts sectors.

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Fund for the Ateliers de Paris

Created in 2011, the Endowment Fund aims to enrich and amplify the actions undertaken by the Bureau. It raises funds and mobilizes skills to serve the creative professions.
The Fund supports talented professionals in these sectors through innovative training and coaching programs, international exchanges, workshops, exhibitions, prizes and scholarships.

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