Les Ortigues

Who are we ?

A multi-expertise player in venue design and event scenography Les Ortigues has been pursuing its development for more than 60 years in each of its fields of activity, covering all event services, whether technical, logistical or organisational consulting.

Our 20,000m² logistics platform includes storage warehouses and integrated manufacturing workshops. As the owner of all its equipment, Les Ortigues can thus ensure the quality and reliability of its offers.

Our structure enables us to intervene everywhere in France but also throughout the world (Vinexpo Hong Kong, Miami Boat Show, Prowein Düsseldorf, Gulfood Dubai…) in order to accompany our clients.

Finally, our numerous references both in the public sector (Bordeaux Métropole, Presidency of the Republic, Rhône-Alpes Region…) and in the private sector (APM, Nicolas Feuillatte, Europa Organisation…) testify to our constantly renewed reputation.


Did you know ?

First called Atelier des Ortigues, then Les Ortigues, our company was named after the locality in which it was founded. Created in 1956, the company became the regional leader in its sector of activity. For almost 30 years, the company was attached to the town of Cézac, and moved to the town of Peujard in 2009.

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A few figures

1956 creation

This is the year of our creation, more than 60 years of experience in the world of events.

250 operations

With more than 250 operations per year, i.e. more than twenty events per month on average, we OFFER the same attention to all our clients.

25000 m2

The current surface area of our workshop storage is almost 20,000m², which represents a capacity of 70,000 m² of exhibition installation.

Our adn


The signature « master of events» ) expresses the desire to ensure that all the processes are mastered : creative, technical and logistical for the perfect expression of an event’s scenography.

Le Made In France

Our production workshops are located on our sites. We offer our customers a 100% French production and we give preference to French suppliers.

Commited et Responsable

From the construction of our building to the selection of our equipment and the behaviour expected from our employees, we pay particular attention to reducing our notre empreinte environnementale. We involve all of our partners as stakeholders in our social responsibility.


Our structure

Design pole

Our integrated design centre of experts specialised in event design. It is equipped with 2D-3D, rendering and DTP software for the scenography of spaces and the design of transitory structures. It can thus respond to all your customisation requests and offer you a project whose immersive experience will enhance the quality of your space without distorting your brand identity.

The aim of the design office team is to provide you with aesthetic and practical but also economically controlled solutions.


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Integrated workshops

Integrated workshops

Our company’s structure enables us to control the entire manufacturing process of your components, thanks to our team of craftmen and women within our workshops. Our carpentry and painting workshops give us an extreme reactivity.

Image and signage pole

We offer you the best digital printing techniques for any format on a wide variety of flexible or rigid media that will arouse your creativity. Equipped with a hi-tech, high-performance and innovative machine park, our image and signage department, comprised of a pre-press team, a manufacturing workshop and a printing sector, is extremely complete and professional.

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The logistics pole

Our platform integrate all general means of operation, including preparation and storage and maintenance.

General installation : 70 000 m² of modular structures, wooden partitions, ect…

CTS : 20 000m² of equipment

Furniture: 10 000 m3 of different product lines. Our procedure optimizes packging, cleaning and repackaging after each return from operation and perfects an efficient deployment.

Vehicule fleet: Trucks, PL, lifting equipment …


The signature « event master» reflects the desire to ensure mastery of all processes: creative, techical and logistical for the perfect expression of the scenography of an event.

From brief to analyse

We pay particular attention to this important step. Quality and good listening are necessary for a good understanding of your project. Up to the distribution phase, the creative team accompanies you in the development of the project and guarantees the respect and quality of its implementation.


The signature « event master» reflects the desire to ensure mastery of all processes: creative, techical and logistical for the perfect expression of the scenography of an event.


The project manager supervises and coordinates the operation. In this way, he provides the operational link between the various trades required to ensure the success of the event. As the project manager, he is the key contact for the contracting authority.


The project manager is responsible for coordinating all the human and administrative logistical resources required to supply the equipment on site. He also organises all technical services.


During the installation, the project manager will inform you of the progress of the project via progress meetings. They debrief daily with the project manager to ensure that everything runs smoothly and to manage any unforeseen events.

During the event

We offer you a permanent presence in order to manage any of your possible consumabalesrequests but also a dedicated exhibitor service. We also manage maintenance such as the restocking of supplies.

The result

In the days following the end of your event, we will organise a global debriefing meeting with you in order to identify the strong points and areas for improvement.

The Co-nect Group

Following the takeover of the Class Affaires Expo agency by Les Ortigues on 3 October 2014, the Co-nect brand has been specially created to bring together these two SMEs. It will be completed by the takeover of MDI Expo at the end of 2015.

Co-nect’s aim is to interconnect the expertise of its various subsidiaries and promote synergies. It will offer its own consulting services or support in communication strategy.

“Co-nect was born in a proactive approach in the face of a hectic environment where the rules of the game are changing profoundly,” says Philippe Rondot, Co-nect’s CEO. At a time when the events sector is in perpetual renewal, Co-nect is part of a pure Built up strategy, it will help to foster networking and will have the mission to support its own projects”.

Nos trois filiales

Logo les Ortigues



Logo les Ortigues


The Co-Nect group is made up of three subsidiaries, Class’Affaires Expo (Lyon-Paris), Les Ortigues (Bordeaux) and Les Ortigues (Paris), offering national coverage and operating throughout France and around the world. These subsidiaries are involved in the technical implementation of all the components specific to the construction of trade fairs, stands and events: Marquees, tents and structures / General trade fair installation / Customised stands / Furniture hire / Signage workshop

As the owner of its equipment, CO-NECT can thus secure the quality and reliability of its offers. In addition, the CO-NECT holding company is developing a consulting and event organisation business. One of these flagship events is the Jazz Off Festival Jazz Off Festival.

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