The renewal of the partnership between CMB, the most Monegasque of banks, and the Principality’s Congress and Cultural centre, the Grimaldi Forum, was formalised at a ceremony in the Forum’s Indigo Space on Wednesday, January 13.

Signed by the President of CMB Monaco Etienne Franzi and its CEO Francesco Grosoli, with the Chairman of the Grimaldi Forum Henri Fissore and its Managing Director Sylvie Biancheri, the agreement has been extended throughout 2021 and covers the Grimaldi Forum’s cultural programming in the Principality as well as all of its business tourism activity.

By being associated with the image of the Grimaldi Forum, CMB Monaco enables the latter to develop its cultural offering, thereby contributing to the influence of the Principality. For Etienne Franzi and CMB’s CEO Francesco Grosoli: “This commitment to the Grimaldi Forum, which could be described as historical since our first partnership dates back to 2005, symbolises the confidence we have in this dynamic company and our interest in associating our image with it, as well as our commitment to contributing to the cultural influence of the Principality”.

For their part, Henri Fissore and Sylvie Biancheri, “particularly welcomed this mark of confidence on the part of CMB Monaco, which has been loyal to the Grimaldi Forum for 16 years and a genuine patron during a difficult period, one which contributes to the quality of our cultural productions.

The 2021 season promises to be exceptional, especially during the second half of the year with productions by artists as talented as Patrick Bruel (ticket office opening soon), Julien Clerc and Lang Lang, not to mention our major summer exhibition Alberto Giacometti, A retrospective, Marvellous Reality (Le réel merveilleux); as well as a second exhibition taking place in the Indigo Lounge, from July 10 to August 19th, Bijoux d’artistes de Calder à Koons. La Collection idéale de Diane Venet.

The Grimaldi Forum’s full 2021 season program will be announced soon.

CMB Monaco is an international private bank that has been based in Monaco since 1976 specialising in asset investment advice and wealth management. CMB Monaco aims to be the leading bank for Monaco residents and offers a “boutique” approach to wealth management for international clients. It also creates opportunities in corporate and investment banking activities. For more information:

Recognisable by its spectacular steel and glass design, the Grimaldi Forum, Monaco’s congress and cultural centre, offers a modular surface area of 70,000 square metres reclaimed from the sea for the use of conventions, trade fairs, galas, shows and exhibitions that can accommodate up to 3,000 people. This major event venue welcomes an average of 250,000 visitors and around a hundred events per year and in 2020 celebrated its 20th anniversary.

PHOTO: CMB CEO Francesco Grosoli, Grimaldi Forum President Henri Fissore, Grimaldi Forum General Manager Sylvie Biancheri and CMB President Etienne Franzi. copyright GRIMALDI FORUM MONACO 202