Alain Marty, 54, Catalan, a graduate of the IPAG business school in Paris, created his first luxury goods export company in China at the age of 20.
In 1991, he founded the «Wine & Business Club» which quickly became a club of benchmark business leaders in Europe. This company was sold to the AG2R La Mondiale group in 2017.
On August 27, 2020, he founded the «Cercle Economy & Grands Vins» which has more than 500 business leaders and meets every month at Le Bristol in Paris. This circle will be established in 10 cities in France and internationally in 2021 with the ambition of having 100 clubs around the world in 2025.
At the same time, he is also the founding president of the Strategy Club (1994), the Circle of Ambassadors of Trouville-sur-Mer and B.Comex.
Author of «Réseaux d’influence, the guide to networking in France» (published every 3 years since 1996).
A POWERFUL RELATIONSHIP NETWORK
For 30 years, Alain Marty has interviewed more than 1,000 personalities :
Christine Lagarde, Frédéric Oudéa, Henri de Castries, Jean-Louis Beffa, Matthieu Pigasse, Yannick Bolloré, François Pérol, Pierre Bellon, Bruno Lafont, Michel-Edouard Leclerc, Rachida Dati, Stéphane Richard, Guillaume Pepy, Xavier Fontanet, Jean-Marie Messier, Clara Gaymard, Jacques Attali, Jean-Bernard Lévy, Pierre-André de Chalendar, Thierry Breton, Jean-Marc Janaillac, Nicolas de Tavernost, Patrick Pouyanné, Michel Combes, Gilles Pélisson, Jean-Paul Agon, Pierre Gattaz, Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux ...
He has thus built up an address book of more than 100,000 business leaders in Europe.
A SPORTS FAN
A former football and rugby player, Alain Marty created in 2010 the Sport & Entreprise - Business Club which brings together more than 500 business leaders who are sports fans.
The Club's monthly evenings welcome VIP personalities (Eric Dupond-Moretti, David Douillet, etc.), from sport in general:
Michel Desjoyeaux, Nelson Monfort, Bruno Marie-Rose, Eric Bayle, Francis Joyon, Jean-Pierre Papin, Christophe Tiozzo, Arnaud Boetsch, Philippe Candeloro, Alain Afflelou, Muriel Hurtis, Amaury Leveaux, Jean Le Cam, Esteban Ocon, Yannick Agnel, Jacques-Henri Eyraud, Claude Onesta ...
… and personalities from the world of Rugby :
Paul Goze, Fabien Pelous, Mourad Boudjellal, Michel Desjoyeaux, Serge Betsen, Romain Poite, Mohed Altrada, Didier Lacroix, Laurent Marti, Abdelatif Benazzi, Franck Mesnel, Bernard Laporte, Didier Lacroix, Max Guazzini, Yann Delaigue, Thomas Lombard …
He also hosted the «Business 365» TV show on Sport 365 TV where he interviewed sports-loving personalities.
A GREAT DEFENDER OF VINEYARDS
Grandson of a winegrower, Alain Marty is the author «They're going to kill French wine!» (Éditions Ramsay), a ruthless and controversial work dealing with the French wine crisis: reform of AOCs, EVIN law, competition from New World countries, marketing issues, the fight against 0 g / l, wood chips, subsidies Europeans, Robert Parker, brands, wine and health, the ANPAA dictate ...
In 2020, he published his 12th book «Wine tourism and Spirits in France and around the world» by Editions Eyrolles and will organize in November 2022 a major exhibition «Le Mondial de l'Œnotourisme et des Spiritueux».
VERY INVOLVED IN THE MEDIA
Alain Marty produces and presents «In Vino», a weekly radio program devoted to wine and gastronomy. Launched in 2004 on BFM Business, it is now broadcast on Sud radio and on InVinoRadio.FM.
In 2016, he created a production company «BtoB Radio TV» which has just raised 1.8 million euros and aims to become the world number 1 in BtoB podcasts.
He regularly signs columns in the written press, in particular in the magazine FORBES and VSD.
Press review links :
Women & Challenges, November 2020
« Mister Wine & Business Club », Entreprendre, January 2020