Forum LABO, the exhibition of suppliers of equipment and services for the laboratory, will be held :

In 2023, on 28 - 29 - 30 March at Paris expo Porte de Versailles,

In 2024, on 26 and 27 March 2024 at the Lyon Convention Centre.



Find all the useful information to prepare your visit.

Come to the show

Our discount offers



September, 19th and 20th, 2022


Admission to the show is free and exclusively reserved for professionals upon presentation of their name badge.


Monday September 19th 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Tuesday September 20th 9:00 am - 6:00 pm


Centre de Congrès de Lyon

50 quai Charles de Gaulle

GPS coordinates:  Latitude : 45.7851676 | Longitude : 4.8528885

Entrance H -  Parking Cité Internationale - P1 - P2


Key Safety Measures & Access Conditions

We look forward to welcoming everyone to our show, where we are committed to providing you with the safest possible exhibition and conference environment. Per application of the sanitary regulations, to access the show, participants must provide a valid vaccine pass (for further info, please read our detailed information).

We are working with our colleagues at RX (Reed Exhibitions), French national and host city authorities and specialist medical advisors to build a coherent and consistent programme of advanced measures to ensure that our show has health and safety measures as its number one priority.



By air

Lyon city centre is less than 30 minutes away from the Saint Exupéry International airport via the Rhone Express shuttle service.

Lyon Saint Exupéry airport, France’s 2nd regional airport, serves 117 destinations of which 80 are international with more than forty airlines.

50 airports are served daily.

Totally interconnected, Lyon Saint Exupéry airport is directly connected to the TGV (high speed trains) and to the city in under 30 minutes thanks to the Rhone Express shuttle service.

An additional business airport – Lyon Bron is just 20 minutes outside the city centre.

By train

10 minutes from Part-Dieu TGV station.

15 minutes from Perrache station (Between Lyon and Paris, a TGV every 30 minutes during peak periods).

By TGV: 2 hours from Paris, 1 hour 30 minutes from Marseille, 4 hours from Brussels.

By public transport

C1 from Lyon Part Dieu train station - Stop at Cité internationale | Centre de Congrès

C2 from Lyon Part Dieu train station - Stop at Cité internationale | Transbordeur

C4 from the Jean Macé metro station - Stop at Cité internationale | Centre de Congrès

C5 from the Cordeliers metro station - Stop at Cité internationale | Centre de Congrès

C26 from the Grange Blanche metro station - Stop at Cité internationale | Transbordeur

Bus 70 from Lyon Part Dieu train station - Stop at Cité internationale | Transbordeur

By car

Périphérique Nord Exit at Porte de Saint Clair

GPS coordinates: Latitude : 45.7851676 | Longitude : 4.8528885

3 carparks onsite

Save time– plan your arrival :

Plan your itinerary : 

River Shuttle

A pier for the mooring of all types of boats is located in front of the Lyon Convention Center.

It is possible to make boat transfers to go from the Lyon Convention Center to the city center or to La Sucrière.

Cité internationale to Quai Gailleton (Hotels - Place Bellcour): 15 minutes

Cité internationale to Pont Novotel Gerland (Hotels): 30 minutes

Cité internationale to La Sucrière: 45 minutes

Your itinerary:

Parkings around the Parc des Expositions

3 car parks at your disposal:

LPA International City Park - P0

Indigo Cité Internationale car park - P1

Parking Cité Internationale - P2

More than 3000 places available

Book your parking space at the best price

With Opngo, park safely and save between 30% and 50% depending on the booking period.

In addition, get a '5€ credit with the code  ' 'FORUMLABO22 ' to enter the site or the Opngo application.




Air France / KLM

Attractive discounts, up to -15%, on a wide range of public fares on all AIR FRANCE, KLM and their code-shared flights worldwide.


ID Code: 38426AF

Travel Valid Period: 12/09/2022 to 27/09/2022

Event location: LYON


Please visit the event website or access directly through

Frequent flyer/loyalty programs of Air France and KLM partner airlines are credited with “miles” when Air France or KLM flights are used.

We kindly ask you to publish the direct link you have received on the event website or advise participants to visit and enter the event ID code 38426AF in order to get access to the discounted AIR FRANCE-KLM Global Meetings & Events fares.


Proof of attendance-fare eligibility  

At any point of their journey, passengers have to be able to justify the usage of the discounted AIR FRANCE-KLM Global Meetings & Events fares by showing the proof of attendance-fare eligibility document. Your participants will receive this document automatically when they book their tickets on our online booking platform


Please provide this document to the agency you chose to issue the tickets. The agency will fill it in by adding its name, phone details and stamp before sending it to the participants for whom it would have issued tickets.

Bus and car sharing

With Kombo, book your Ouibus, Eurolines, Flixbus, SNCF and Blablacar tickets directly. Save 10€ on all tickets to come to the Forum LABO with the promo code FL2022


Are you looking for a hotel?

With b-network, the hotel partner of RX France, you benefit from: the guarantee of the best price, a wide choice of hotels close to the event.

Do not hesitate to book your hotel at the best price.

Are you looking for an apartment?

Thanks to the partnership with, Forum LABO offers studios and apartments, easily accessible, or close to Parc. Gain comfort while saving money. Book now and choose Magicstay!



Find all the information on the health protocol set up here

The visitor badge is valid for the duration of the show. Once printed, it gives you direct access to the show.

It is strongly advised to print it before your arrival for a time saving at the entrance of the show.

Once you start downloading your badge, it is generated and appears in a new window. Your browser must therefore allow «pop-up» pages and be equipped with software to read the PDF format. If you can’t print it, you can ask a hostess to print it at the lounge entrance.

It is possible that the registration confirmation emails will be found in your junk messages. If after checking this is not the case, please contact  Please note that you can still have your badge printed at the entrance of the show.

There is a WIFI access (limited), made available by Cité Centre de Congrès, accessible on the show. However, the massive use of it can slow down its functioning.

A free cloakroom is available at the entrance of the fair.

6 vending machines are available 24 hours a day at Paris porte de Versailles exhibition and in particular: Central Aisle, Gate A - Pavilion 3, Porte A

You must first order your badge in order to have access to the invitation letter for visas. It is from your registration confirmation message that you can then click on the VISA application, fill in the form that is associated with it and get your invitation letter to bring to the Embassy of France of the country of which you are a national.

Forum LABO is not responsible for visa agreements or refusals.

Need help: consult directly the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development.

Small pets are welcome provided they are carried in a bag.