Mouvement des Entreprises de France Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is the leading regional network at the service of business and entrepreneurship. With 12 territorial and 28 professional branches, MEDEF represents companies of all sizes and all sectors of activity. Around 90% of companies are small or medium size,  employing less than 50 employees.

MEDEF Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes appoints nearly 350 regional representatives who are committed to represent local companies in front of  the various business bodies and the civil society.

The mission of the MEDEF Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is: 

  • to develop the competitiveness of local companies through the innovation;
  • to implement support systems together with regional players that are in favor of the employment, working with handicapped persons, promoting opportunities for professional and adult trainings, as well as the development of collaboration between educational centers/institutions and the professional world; 
  • to represent and defend companies' interests in front of the local, regional, national and European authorities; 
  • to contribute to the improvement of the economic environment; 
  • to apply MEDEF’s national policy, whilst promoting the regional companies, representing them and responding to their expectations at the same time.