The association promotes the preservation and enhancement of the heritage of various business-related entities — enterprises, chambers of commerce and entrepreneurial associations — operating in the field of archives, material and immaterial heritage, business museums, scientific research, industrial archaeology and training.


  • Reorganization of historical business archives.
  • Assistance with the management, rationalization and digitization of current archives.
  • Undertaking of surveys at a local level of business archives.

Oral Sources

  • Collection of oral sources through interviews of entrepreneurs, managers, technicians and workers.
  • Creation and management of projects allowing oral sources to be used to best advantage.


  • Organization of temporary and permanent exhibitions.
  • Design of business museums.
  • Creation of multimedia exhibitions.

Organization of Events

  • Creation and management of prizes for corporate culture.
  • Planning of cultural and business tours.
  • Organization of conferences, round-table discussions and workshops.


  • Organization and supervision of specialized workshops and courses for archivists and specialists in the field of culture.
  • Organization and supervision of courses for employees of chambers of commerce.
  • Organization of guided tours of industrial heritage sites and workplaces.

Research and Promotion

  • Research into the history of business, the financial system, entrepreneurial associations and the world of work.
  • Preparation, coordination and publication of monographs, brochures and proceedings of conferences.
  • Analysis and promotion of material and immaterial heritages.
  • Organization of competitions and provision of grants relating to the study of corporate culture.
  • Undertaking of surveys of business archives and industrial archaeology sites in specific areas.