<P>&nbsp;</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P align=justify><STRONG>The 5th edition of the <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="http://lyon2012.world-entrepreneurship-forum.com/" target=_blank>World Entrepreneurship Forum </A>will be held in Lyon from 24 to 27 October</STRONG>. Over 1200 entrepreneurs from 50 countries will be in attendance. <STRONG>The forum is the world&#8217;s first and foremost think-tank dedicated to entrepreneurs,</STRONG> bringing together a community from around the world in a unique opportunity to discuss entrepreneurial solutions for today&#8217;s challenges. During the four days that the Forum lasts, the major topic of discussion will be <STRONG>&#8220;Entrepreneurial ecosystems: cultivating communities to drive wealth creation and social justice&#8221;.</STRONG></P> <P align=justify><BR><STRONG>The forum will be open to the general public during two sessions on 25 October:</STRONG> the opening conference takes place on the <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="http://www.em-lyon.com/en/" target=_blank>EM Lyon Business School </A>campus, and the award ceremony for &#8220;Entrepreneurs for the World 2012&#8221; will be held in the evening. <STRONG>This award recognizes 5 people from around the world for their entrepreneurial success and commitment to the betterment of society in five categories:</STRONG> <BR>&#8226; Business entrepreneur<BR>&#8226; Social entrepreneur<BR>&#8226; Policy Maker<BR>&#8226; Woman entrepreneur<BR>&#8226; Young entrepreneur<BR><STRONG>A white paper will be published at the end of the Forum.</STRONG> It will illustrate best entrepreneurial practices and will provide recommendations for influencing the global agenda in favor of entrepreneurship. <BR></P> <P align=justify><EM>CHOOSE LYON FOR AN INTERNATIONAL EVENT<BR></EM><STRONG>The city of Lyon regularly welcomes this kind of event</STRONG> in various domains such as <STRONG><STRONG><A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/pharmaceutique_biotech/index,p,100044,EN.jsp" target=_blank>health</A></STRONG>, the <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/prevention-pollution/environnement-lyon,p,216,EN.jsp" target=_blank>environment </A>and <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/pepiniere-entreprise/centre-recherche,p,16,EN.jsp" target=_blank>research</A></STRONG>. It is also <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/implantation-entreprise/agences-de-developpement-economique,p,5,EN.jsp" target=_blank>one of Europe&#8217;s most attractive cities</A>, drawing more and more companies and talent every year. Its <STRONG>vitality has already seduced a number of companies</STRONG>, including <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/tertiaire-business-france/place-pole-tertiaire,p,54,EN.jsp" target=_blank>Interpol</A>, <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/tertiaire-business-france/place-pole-tertiaire,p,54,EN.jsp" target=_blank>Euronews</A>, the <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="http://www.who.int/en/index.html" target=_blank>World Health Organization </A>(WHO) and the<A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="http://www.iarc.fr/index.php" target=_blank>International Agency for Research on Cancer </A>(IARC), who all have offices in Lyon.</P> <P align=justify></P>